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Photograpy festival kicks off Feb. 5

Photograpy festival kicks off Feb. 5

The Calgary Banff Canmore Photography Festival is right around the corner and compared to last year, it is growing.
Cuba brings Latin Soul to Banff

Cuba brings Latin Soul to Banff

Both geographically and musically, it’d be hard to get much farther away from Cuba than Smithers, B.C. And yet, that’s where singer/songwriter Alex Cuba finds himself these days.

Canmore Winter Carnival begins this week

Trapper’s Ball tickets now available at Cornerstone The Canmore Winter Carnival kicks off this week with a long list of events and activities all meant to shake off those mid-winter blues.
Country blues on tap for Live on 7th

Country blues on tap for Live on 7th

As both a lover of music that harkens back to a bygone age and a person who has called Western Canada and the American mid-west home, Little Miss Higgins has plenty to choose from when it comes to songwriting material.
Wheatmonkeys back in Valley second home

Wheatmonkeys back in Valley second home

Here in the Bow Valley, owning a home away from home is nothing new. In Canmore in particular, many people from around the world have purchased a property which they call their second home.
Exhibition highlights 50-year career of Inuit artist

Exhibition highlights 50-year career of Inuit artist

A clutch of smiling owlets, a great whale, a diving seal and a harried mother polar bear attempting to corral her two young cubs are all part of an exhibition at Canada House Gallery to honour one of Arctic Canada’s most renowned graphic artists.
Wild Ride a solid testament to the Great March West

Wild Ride a solid testament to the Great March West

Imagine marching across Canada with hundreds of poorly trained and equipped men while facing prairie blizzards, thunderstorms and droughts.

Banff painter seeing the trees in the forest

Banff painter Lynne Huras is having a hard time seeing the land for the trees.
Poet presents framed exhibit

Poet presents framed exhibit

Bow Valley poet Terri Meyer has soft blue eyes, a quiet voice and an insatiable need for paper – lots of paper. Whether scrap, full-sized or found in a journal, the sheets beckon. She can’t help herself.

Exposure photography festival seeks local images

The Bow Valley’s annual photography festival begins in less than a month and as part of the 2011 offering, organizers are looking for your photographs. Exposure: Calgary Banff Canmore Photography Festival, which runs from Feb.