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Spring guide books connect Albertans to wildflowers

Spring guide books connect Albertans to wildflowers

"Once you know the name [of a wildflower], you have established an intimate relationship with something that is inanimate."
Internet goes wild over Canmore photographer's elk photo

Internet goes wild over Canmore photographer's elk photo

“As I got up and looked out my window, it was like a scene in a cartoon where time stops and both characters just stand completely still, looking at one another."
Online performance comes alive for Canmore’s Entangled Puppetry

Online performance comes alive for Canmore’s Entangled Puppetry

Canmore’s favourite puppeteers and their friends have a story to tell Thursday morning (May 7), and all of Canada is invited to join in.
Canmore-raised artist’s ‘Flower Power’ skateboard hits international shops

Canmore-raised artist’s ‘Flower Power’ skateboard hits international shops

Canmore's artPlace continues online concert series, launches new spring programs

Canmore's artPlace continues online concert series, launches new spring programs

Canmore's artsPlace has been closed since March 15 and has focused its efforts during the COVID-19 crisis to connect the community with creativity online, including its recently launched spring programs for adults and children as well as live performances by local musicians
Canmore Folk Music Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

Canmore Folk Music Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

“We held out hope for as long as we could, but consulting with other festivals and other people in the music world, as well as the health authorities and people in government, we couldn’t do it in a safe manner and it’s so important for us to keep our folk festival community safe."
Book publishing in the time of COVID-19

Book publishing in the time of COVID-19

“The desire to read something has increased for sure,” McLean said. “Doing something as wonderful as reading books, which can take them to many worlds as they're sitting in their armchair, supports the local bookstore and is very much appreciated. We want to be here for a very long time.”
Bow Valley photographer co-launches wildlife conservancy

Bow Valley photographer co-launches wildlife conservancy

“Our goal with Exposed is to make this the norm in wildlife management – let the majority of people give our wildlife a voice and have our wildlife management policies and legislation reflect that. The days of trapping being ‘tradition’ and hunting having few regulations – in regards to predators – need to end, and that’s really what Exposed boils down to. Exposing these issues and educating the masses.” 
Banff Isolation Gallery art walk celebrates creators

Banff Isolation Gallery art walk celebrates creators

“I think the mountains inspire people,” said Nahanni McKay. “This is a huge art community, so it would be really cool to see everyone’s work displayed publicly.”
Family rallies to show why Canmore rocks

Family rallies to show why Canmore rocks

“I would love other families to do it. It’s a super-easy way to spread a message,” said Lise Konik. “My hope would be that this could be the community of Canmore painting on rocks.”