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Upcoming exhibit to explore resilience and creativity

Upcoming exhibit to explore resilience and creativity

artsPlace is asking for submissions from community members, exploring how creativity has helped their emotional wellness during the pandemic
Canmore Highland Games planning to go ahead with 2021 event

Canmore Highland Games planning to go ahead with 2021 event

“Even if we can get a modified version of the games this year, it will be good for the town. It will be good for everyone.”
Crowfoot Media puts annual on pause

Crowfoot Media puts annual on pause

“For us it was just the best decision to hit the pause button because we’re an annual magazine, and the process from A to Z takes longer, and it’s hard to make those decisions when things are changing every single week.”
Online cooking class teaches children about food security

Online cooking class teaches children about food security

“I could have just closed the doors and ended the program, but I remembered that voice in my head telling me about the excitement of teaching children how to cook.”
Community art lifting spirits in Cougar Creek

Community art lifting spirits in Cougar Creek

“It’s a lovely thing to go through and see all these various pieces. I think it was a wonderful thing that the town did at a really good time for people, to sort of help lift morale a little bit.”
Bow Valley Christmas bird count sees increased participation

Bow Valley Christmas bird count sees increased participation

Putting their eagle eyes to good use in the blustery Chinook winds, the 105 participants, 41 in Canmore and 64 in Banff, were able count more than 2,000 individual birds during the Bow Valley Christmas bird count.
ArtsPlace calling on emerging artists to RISE up

ArtsPlace calling on emerging artists to RISE up

“The RISE Emerging Artists Program has always been a cornerstone of the artsPlace gallery space. ArtsPlace really wants to be the heart of this community and that means supporting emerging artists as they transition into their professional career.”
Ramblin' Hey Ho Ha's release two new singles

Ramblin' Hey Ho Ha's release two new singles

In addition to new new singles being released, the Bow Valley's Ramblin' Hey Ho Ha's plan of releasing a new album later this year
Canmore library newsletter spotlights Bow Valley authors

Canmore library newsletter spotlights Bow Valley authors

The Canmore Public Library has adapted its Meet the Author events into a profile in its monthly newsletter with the Local Author Spotlight. Well-known local scribes like Hazel Huchins and Kevin Van Tighem have already been featured, with plans in the new year to highlight Nancy O'Hare and Lauren Hawkeye.
Defending Awesome simply awesome this holiday season

Defending Awesome simply awesome this holiday season

“I felt like the giveaway was a great hit considering the year we were in and with so many people going through hard times. A few small businesses in town have already reached out to me wanting to be a part of it for next year."