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Banff Centre welcomes Cecilia String Quartet

Banff Centre welcomes Cecilia String Quartet

This week, The Banff Centre welcomes the return of the Cecilia String Quartet for the second consecutive year. The four-member all-female classical music ensemble is here for a three-week residency program, during which they’ll play two concerts.

Sacred/Modern makes art accessible

The perception that modern art is cold, distant and inaccessible to all but the artistic elite is going under the knife next week as over 30 artists strive to demonstrate that modern art can actually be a passionate representation of what is most imp
Stellar Radio Choir tunes into Glue Factory

Stellar Radio Choir tunes into Glue Factory

Hailing from Golden, B.C., the garage psychedelic rock band Stellar Radio Choir will make the first stop of its upcoming nation-wide tour in Canmore.

Tales & Trails an inspirational read

Inspiration can be hard to come by, but, if the grind is becoming too grinding, sitting down with Canmore writer Lynn Martel’s newest book, Tales & Trails: Adventures for Everyone in the Canadian Rockies is the perfect tonic.

Migratory Words flocks to artsPeak

The Migratory Words writers’ collective will have a full slate of activities for the upcoming Canmore artsPeak Festival. Beginning June 14, the first event will be a writers’ circle.

The Rider celebrates mountain poetry

Mountains, horses and the written word come together in Sid Marty’s latest book of poems and songs, all of which are enriched by the author’s customary passion and perception.

Whyte celebrates women artists

A new art show opens Saturday at the Whyte Museum, with the focus on Alberta’s women artists. With an opening reception at 1 p.m. with artists in attendance, the show runs from June 4 to Aug. 2.
Drake pleased to Michou

Drake pleased to Michou

Hailing from the deep south, Windsor band Michou will replace the Detroit skyline with Rocky Mountains as they stop in Canmore on their Western Canadian tour.
MBM checking into Samesun hostel

MBM checking into Samesun hostel

Like many Banff visitors, Mindil Beach Markets will check into the Samesun Backpacker’s Lodge this week.
Chris Gheran plays Rose and Crown

Chris Gheran plays Rose and Crown

Calgarian Chris Gheran will bring his personal brand of folk music, along with card tricks, vegan soap and stories of shamans, to Banff’s Rose & Crown, May 29. The show will be the final date of two months of touring throughout Western Canada.