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Canmore-based vocalist Nurdjana hitting her stride

Canmore-based vocalist Nurdjana hitting her stride

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the way most of us go about our daily lives for nearly two years now, and for the singers, songwriters and musicians of the Bow Valley there has been no exception to this reality.
Banff Centre hires new dance director

Banff Centre hires new dance director

“Banff Centre is excited to witness the creativity that Alejandro will bring to its dance programs in the coming years and thrilled to embrace to wealth of experience and knowledge that Alejandro brings to the team,” said Janice Price, president and CEO of the Banff Centre.
45th annual Canmore Folk Fest to return August long

45th annual Canmore Folk Fest to return August long

“We keep aware of what’s going on globally and with other artist directors across Canada. As things are now, we are confident enough to put tickets on sale and start booking our full lineup.”
Whyte Museum connecting with nature through new exhibitions

Whyte Museum connecting with nature through new exhibitions

“We realize the impact the Whyte has in the community. As we look down the road, we’re trying to figure out what we do, not just what’s important to us, but how is it going to impact and benefit the community as Catharine and Peter would have wanted.”
Chic Scott's interviews 'window on a bygone era'

Chic Scott's interviews 'window on a bygone era'

“I videotaped them because I realized that down the road this would be a special collection. Today, we now have those 84 interviews with some pretty special people.”
Photography donation bolsters Canmore’s historical legacy

Photography donation bolsters Canmore’s historical legacy

“This series that Lawrence has donated, particularly, is really poignant to understanding Canmore at a very interesting juncture point in our history. The mines had just closed, and we weren't sure where we were going as a community. Between this and the historical inventory that was done between 1982 and 1987, it’s really captured Canmore at really interesting juncture points."
Banff Centre welcomes new Indigenous leadership director

Banff Centre welcomes new Indigenous leadership director

“It’s important to acknowledge the 50 years of work that’s been done and been guided by Indigenous elders, knowledge keepers and previous Indigenous leadership directors.”
The Shoe Project is headed overseas

The Shoe Project is headed overseas

The Shoe Project will be working with 60 Hazara schoolgirls who fled from Afghanistan to Pakistan and are between the ages of 18 to 25.
Collaborative exhibit highlights relationship with environment

Collaborative exhibit highlights relationship with environment

Coexist is a collaborative exhibit between a pair of Banff-based artists, Teenybotanist, Cecelia Leddy, and Nahanni McKay, which combines analog 35mm photography and digital drawings.
Artwork seeks to build reconciliation

Artwork seeks to build reconciliation

Stoney Nakoda artist Andrew Holloway is hopeful his new artwork on display in the Canmore Civic Centre will continue to build a positive relationship with the Town.