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Bow Valley musician ready to host communtiy sing-along

Bow Valley musician ready to host communtiy sing-along

“I think it’s really beautiful because music brings people together … there’s nothing else that does it in the same way music does."
Drag performers hopeful to come to Banff

Drag performers hopeful to come to Banff

“There’s a lot of interest in drag right now,” said Ptarmigan Tuck Drag Show host and producer Karla Marx. “It seems like the perfect opportunity to spread a really wonderful queer art and entertain people and make them happy.”
Local artists scramble to make ends meet with cancellation of gigs

Local artists scramble to make ends meet with cancellation of gigs

“I am a full-time musician I have no other income,” said Alanna J. Brown. “It’s taken me a few years to get to this point, but unfortunately due to this virus, and understandably … all of my performances have been postponed or cancelled.”
Mountaineer, mathematician Richard Guy dies at 103

Mountaineer, mathematician Richard Guy dies at 103

“Richard was a strong independent person always willing to fend for himself and wanting little help from others. He loved a good joke and his laughter was infectious."
Community organizations rally to keep art alive in the Bow Valley

Community organizations rally to keep art alive in the Bow Valley

“The health and safety of the community is of paramount importance but I think whether it's here or in your personal life I think the arts are even more important in times of heightened circumstances.
Former Banff Park warden ready to share latest adventures

Former Banff Park warden ready to share latest adventures

“It’s about using fiction as a lever to get people to think about conservation issues, land use issues and environmental issues."
Climbers to share Chilean adventure

Climbers to share Chilean adventure

Nat Bailey and Jaron Pham will share their Stories, Lessons and Laughter from their expedition to Cochamó, Chile, hosted by the Alpine Club of Canada’s Rocky Mountain Section on Thursday (March 12). The presentation takes places at Origins at Spring Creek, beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
Banff Centre celebrates changes to Indigenous programming

Banff Centre celebrates changes to Indigenous programming

“The programs are helping build competencies in these leaders to be able to live into their dream of self-government ... It helps build healthy communities.”
Latest Indigenous 150+ movie a 'shattering of stereotypes'

Latest Indigenous 150+ movie a 'shattering of stereotypes'

“What I hope people realize is that shattering of stereotypes,” Stoney Nakoda First Nation member and knowledge keeper Thomas Snow said. “It’s beyond trauma, it’s beyond drug addiction and hurt. We are complete loving, amazing human beings with unique cultures across the land.”
Mountain community loses guiding pioneer

Mountain community loses guiding pioneer

He was a keen climber, a passionate powder skier and skilled professional mountain guide.