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Activist museums could change the world

Activist museums could change the world

Museums are usually seen as places responsible for things, not problems.
Banff businesses band together to keep Sulphur Mountain clean

Banff businesses band together to keep Sulphur Mountain clean

BANFF – The common phrase “many hands make light work” is being applied to an environmental initiative in Banff that’s trying to keep Sulphur Mountain as clean as possible – both for the environment and for the wildlife that lives in it.
CCHS band takes home prestigious awards

CCHS band takes home prestigious awards

CANMORE – Canmore Collegiate High School (CCHS) is celebrating their concert and jazz bands after each received a third place award with silver distinction for their performances at a recent festival.
'Not just hair': Banff salon offers unique experience

'Not just hair': Banff salon offers unique experience

BANFF – From a paint canvas to a head of hair to a musical instrument – the boundaries of what constitutes as art are seemingly non-existent and uniqueness is ever more achievable when a special blend of creative minds join forces.
Banff music festival gets name change, announces lineup

Banff music festival gets name change, announces lineup

BANFF – Summer may be playing a few tricks on us, but the one thing that never lets us down is music and the Mountain Fest lineup doesn’t sound like it’s going to disappoint.
From stage to page, local band The Wardens write children's book

From stage to page, local band The Wardens write children's book

BANFF – One of The Wardens’ hit songs will soon be down on the page with beautiful illustrations and a child-friendly storyline.
Old Trouts Puppet Show visits Banff with ghost story twist

Old Trouts Puppet Show visits Banff with ghost story twist

BANFF – A haunted house, a philosopher who is also a puppet, and opera – all from the perspective of the dead.
$300K prize jackpot up for Banff String Quartet competition

$300K prize jackpot up for Banff String Quartet competition

BANFF – Cymbal-izing the soon to be beginning of summer, the competitors for Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC) were announced and it’s shaping up to be a note-worthy week for musicians and music aficionado’s alike.
‘Boids’ demonstrate deeper meaning for LGBTQ experiences

‘Boids’ demonstrate deeper meaning for LGBTQ experiences

BANFF – Translating the experiences of LGBTQ individuals into narratives that could be immediately understood by society as a whole was at the heart of a new art installation at the Banff Centre.
Rolfe shares Junko Tabei's story through English translation

Rolfe shares Junko Tabei's story through English translation

CANMORE – She was widely known as the first woman to summit Everest, which she accomplished in May 1975 as a member of the first women-only Everest team.