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Folk Fest main stage acts Leeroy Stagger and The East Pointers set to release new albums this year

Folk Fest main stage acts Leeroy Stagger and The East Pointers set to release new albums this year

Get a taste of new music from upcoming albums by folk acts Leeroy Stagger and The East Pointers on the main stage at the Canmore Folk Music Festival this weekend
Explorer, conservationist Baldwin named 2019 MGB Patron

Explorer, conservationist Baldwin named 2019 MGB Patron

“Since his teenage years, he has explored the rugged Coast Mountain Range, climbing over 700 mountains, many of them first ascents and making perhaps one hundred multi-week, long-distance forays across the icefields and along the ridges of what is one of the last true wilderness areas on earth. Shunning the easy path, John has forged his own way through some of the most rugged geography on the planet. He is a mountaineer and an explorer of the first order."
Portraits celebrate Bow Valley women, climbers

Portraits celebrate Bow Valley women, climbers

“In their everyday actions, in their words and in their climbing, these women have inspired me to be strong, confident, courageous, vulnerable and dedicated."
Price lead Banff Centre to its 90th anniversary

Price lead Banff Centre to its 90th anniversary

“I’m not sure even all Canadians realize that we are the country's largest post-graduate arts school. We want even more Albertans, Canadians and international artists and leaders to come here."
Folk Festival’s community concert to showcase local talents with Micheal Bernard Fitzgerald

Folk Festival’s community concert to showcase local talents with Micheal Bernard Fitzgerald

Canmore Folk Music Festival, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald and local singer-songwriters join forces for the Friday (Aug. 2) opening community concert to kick off the weekend.
Local bands rock Canmore Alternative Metal & Punk Festival

Local bands rock Canmore Alternative Metal & Punk Festival

Local bands rocked the stage at the Canmore Alternative Metal & Punk Festival at artsPlace.
Folk music family, Connie Kaldor and sons return to Canmore Folk Festival

Folk music family, Connie Kaldor and sons return to Canmore Folk Festival

“It was one of the first ones that ever hired me. It was also one of the ones where I was falling in love with my husband and now I’m bringing my sons. I used to come back and my sons like loved the climbing wall that was there."
Rocky Mountain Books release updated edition of Popular Day Hikes

Rocky Mountain Books release updated edition of Popular Day Hikes

Looking for some hiking trails this summer? The Rocky Mountain Books Popular Day Hike revised and updated series guides tourists and locals alike on where the best trails are located.
Canmore’s first alternative metal and punk festival to hit artsPlace

Canmore’s first alternative metal and punk festival to hit artsPlace

Canmore is about to get a little more hardcore with an alternative metal and punk festival, AMP Fest, set to hit the artsPlace stage on Sunday (July 28) for the first time
Banff Centre's Midsummer Ball raises $1.27 million for artist fund

Banff Centre's Midsummer Ball raises $1.27 million for artist fund

The ball, which is touted as the largest arts fundraiser in Western Canada, is integral to the centre's ability to provide current and emerging artists with mentorship, education and inspiration.