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Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book fest going digital, more accessible

Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book fest going digital, more accessible

This year's Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival from Oct. 31 to Nov. 8 will feature online films, book readings, panel discussions, speakers and a virtual marketplace
The Radiant shines a new light on Banff Avenue

The Radiant shines a new light on Banff Avenue

"I think restaurant is a loaded word in our particular industry with certain people because I feel like calling the Radiant a restaurant is falling very short of what we envision for this space. We are a restaurant; we are a parlour; we are a lounge; we are a stage; we are a vehicle for artists to express themselves; we are a space where everyone is welcome."
Canmore Highland Games sets 2021 date

Canmore Highland Games sets 2021 date

The Canmore Highland Games may not be taking place this year, but organizers are focused on the 2021 event, which marks its 30th anniversary
Old Man's Garden a treasure of knowledge for all Albertans

Old Man's Garden a treasure of knowledge for all Albertans

"There was a real sense of place with many of her depictions of wildflowers, because she liked to depict them in their natural surroundings," said Canmore author and curator Mary-Beth Laviolette. "It is quite different to how a botanical artist would depict a flower or native plants." 
Banff Centre testing digital programs this fall, re-evaluating options for January

Banff Centre testing digital programs this fall, re-evaluating options for January

“I happen to think if there is a tiny sliver of a silver lining in this – in that it’s potentially a way to be out in the world digitally that we may want to retain some components of for the future."
Canmore teen's dream summer steals show at animation competition

Canmore teen's dream summer steals show at animation competition

A young dreamer's animation won a virtual competition
Exshaw School Grade 2 students share COVID-19 safety messages

Exshaw School Grade 2 students share COVID-19 safety messages

It couldn't have come at a better time for me and for them because there is so much uncertainty with life and when it will go back to normal. At least there is one really positive memory we can all keep from COVID-19 and the challenges we have all faced." 
Amelie Patterson and John Wort Hannam headlining livestream at Canmore's artsPlace

Amelie Patterson and John Wort Hannam headlining livestream at Canmore's artsPlace

Banff's Amelie Patterson and Fort Macleod's John Wort Hannam headlining live-streamed concert Thursday night
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."