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Way Out West Fest planning low-key 2020 celebration

Way Out West Fest planning low-key 2020 celebration

“I always found a big, big disconnect between the people in the city, urban Calgarians, with the West,” said Way Out West Fest founder Ingrid Schulz. “It kind of tweaked me all the time that urban Calgary wasn’t getting to experience the West the way you should.”
Bow Valley Shoe Project searching for immigrant women to share life stories

Bow Valley Shoe Project searching for immigrant women to share life stories

“From that experience, not only has my English improved, but my confidence, and even mental health improved … it’s good to move forward."
Canmore’s artsPlace reopens Sept. 8, programs and events announced

Canmore’s artsPlace reopens Sept. 8, programs and events announced

“We’re very excited to be reopening to celebrate our fifth birthday. We’re excited to be able celebrate and that we’re able to welcome back our community back to artsPlace and we can’t wait to connect with everyone."
Pandemic forcing inevitable change for live music industry

Pandemic forcing inevitable change for live music industry

“If you look back 50, 60, 100 years ago, art and music and performance are wildly different, so I think that’s what we’re supposed to do as artists is adapt and bring people comfort throughout that transition and adaptation process."
Canmore filmmaker raking in awards during pandemic

Canmore filmmaker raking in awards during pandemic

“It inspired people to get creative under difficult circumstances – it was an outlet to concentrate on something while being on lockdown.”
Poo With A View offers unique perspective of Canadian Rockies

Poo With A View offers unique perspective of Canadian Rockies

"The views are beautiful for starters, and the outhouses are sort of the unsung heroes so to speak. They are vital structures – you know everybody poops."
Prism Party aims to celebrate Pride in Canmore

Prism Party aims to celebrate Pride in Canmore

“I feel that Canmore is a strong community that cares a lot, but there’s a lot of people here that are not represented and they have to go to Banff or Calgary to take part in a Pride event."
Canmorite crowned Ms. Calgary 2020

Canmorite crowned Ms. Calgary 2020

“I definitely love fitness competitions because I love the work I have to do to get there,” said Canmore’s Katherine Kearney. “Pageantry is different because I had to do different work to get there. I had to really emphasize who am I, what am I about, and what do I want see in myself.”
Bow Valley artists nominated for music awards

Bow Valley artists nominated for music awards

Canmore’s Northern Quarter and Banff’s Amelie Patterson are nominated for the 2020 Calgary Music Awards
Cast pulls together for wavering The Hobbit, Much Ado About Nothing productions

Cast pulls together for wavering The Hobbit, Much Ado About Nothing productions

"Bilbo going up against a dragon and being so resilient, it lends itself to our directors looking at the ever-changnig face of COVID-19," said Marcus Williams, who plays the wise elf lord Elrond in the upcoming Canmore Summer Theatre Festival production of The Hobbit.