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Banff artist's sidewalk art draws from local inspiration

Banff artist's sidewalk art draws from local inspiration

"It's kind of what Banff looks like in my mind."
Banff Centre permanently lays off 280 staff due to COVID-19 shutdown

Banff Centre permanently lays off 280 staff due to COVID-19 shutdown

"I know this will be a very tough day to be saying goodbye to friends and colleagues we have helped to build this institution over decades with their incredible skills and talents. We are very sorry to be wishing them farewell, and I want to thank those of you who will be staying on with the Banff Centre for your compassion and understanding."
John Michealz on Banff’s Quarantine Song, viral music and the artist's struggle

John Michealz on Banff’s Quarantine Song, viral music and the artist's struggle

BANFF – Laid off and sitting in a makeshift home studio, John Michealz scribbled down lyrics for a month to create the song about the mountain town he loves and the beauts living in it.
Canmore metal and punk festival postponed, 2020 date uncertain

Canmore metal and punk festival postponed, 2020 date uncertain

The Canmore Alternative Metal and Punk Festival’s summer date was postponed, but organizers say the show’s status of being rescheduled this year is uncertain
Online concert series coming to artsPlace

Online concert series coming to artsPlace

Every Thursday from June 4 to Aug. 6, the community arts hub will be hosting 10 concerts featuring bands, solo artists and children's performances online
114-year Alpine Club of Canada streak ends

114-year Alpine Club of Canada streak ends

"I think what's been encouraging, if anything, is that we're all in this together and I'm getting the feeling that the community is coming together as a result of this."
ACC ‘optimistic’ of backcountry hut use this season

ACC ‘optimistic’ of backcountry hut use this season

“We’re optimistic that there will be some sort of backcountry offering and we do have some new camps running under this year … but just know the Alpine Club isn’t going anywhere. We’ve been around for a while and we intend to stay that way."
New hiking guide offers more options for families in the Canadian Rockies

New hiking guide offers more options for families in the Canadian Rockies

"This is the perfect way to social distance within your family – to get out and do some of these hikes. The physical benefits, and mental health benefits more than anything at this time, I don't think you can beat that."
Canmore couple uses date night for music video

Canmore couple uses date night for music video

When Canmore married couple Jason Hamilton and Amber Bell planned a stay-at-home date night, they made sure to have their video cameras and lights ready.
Rebecca Reid on debut single, break ups and exes, and receiving a copyright infringement notice on her own music

Rebecca Reid on debut single, break ups and exes, and receiving a copyright infringement notice on her own music