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Two Banff icons take spotlight in new books

Two Banff icons take spotlight in new books

BANFF – Two of the newest books from Banff-based Summerthought Publishing have a lot in common; first published in the early 1970s – both books are about Bow Valley icons written by Bow Valley authors.
Sandford's new books balance meditations and science on water

Sandford's new books balance meditations and science on water

“But it must be pointed out that ours is not just a story of alarm. Following water takes one back and forth in time, linking us to what Earth was like in the past, what our reality is now and how our understanding of water will shape our future. It is my hope that readers will gain a fuller appreciation of the beauty of the Earth system and a greater understanding of how water and climate are inter-connected, and how that interconnection affects the lives of all.”
Elk Run + Riot celebrates release of fourth album

Elk Run + Riot celebrates release of fourth album

“Most of our songs, a good majority of them, are about living here and the experiences that we’ve had and the friends that we’ve had. It’s what we know so it’s what we write.”
Battle of the Bands win 'only the beginning' for Panic Station

Battle of the Bands win 'only the beginning' for Panic Station

“The energy in the room was incredible. I’ve never been that nervous for a gig."
The year in adventure

The year in adventure

There were many notable and noteworthy firsts for the Bow Valley's mountaineering community in 2019 and by the end of the year, alpinism was formally recognized by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of outstanding and universal human and social value
Celebrate the New Year in style in the Bow Valley

Celebrate the New Year in style in the Bow Valley

Still thinking about what to do for New Year's Eve in the Bow Valley?
Banff Mountain Festival celebrates waste reduction successes

Banff Mountain Festival celebrates waste reduction successes

BANFF – It’s been a 15-year journey for the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival , and 2019 was an especially satisfying one for the event’s efforts to reduce waste.
Songs for Shelter kicks off new year with YWCA shelter fundraiser

Songs for Shelter kicks off new year with YWCA shelter fundraiser

“I’ve always had this feeling that music is a bridge to almost anything."
Zebra's debut EP find the groove between funk and rock

Zebra's debut EP find the groove between funk and rock

“It’s not quite funk and it’s not quite jazz or rock — It’s somewhere in between there.”
Gallery: Theatre Canmore celebrates the season

Gallery: Theatre Canmore celebrates the season

Theatre Canmore presented It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play created by Joe Landry at artsPlace in December