Art & Entertainment

Wapiti Music Festival Sees Record Breaking Year

The seventh annual Wapiti Music Festival took place over the weekend amidst one of busiest summers on record for Fernie BC.

Posted by Fix on Aug 18, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Tyra Collombin

Art, you can say, is Tyra's way of getting “unplugged” from competitive sport and the stress and focus that comes with it.

Posted by Fix on Aug 09, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Lucky Number Seven

It’s hard to believe that Wapiti is seven years old this year! What isn’t hard to believe, by now, is the caliber of the lineup. It’s a solid mix of seasoned music veterans and up-and-comers.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Aug 04, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Columbia Basin Culture Tour

The Columbia Basin Culture Tour allows you to explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event. Travel to studios and archives that aren't normally open, see demonstrations, new exhibitions and collections or meet people behind the scenes.

Posted by Fix on Jul 31, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Beulah Limber

An amazingly creative woman who combines a love of quilting, carving and painting in her vast array of talents. 

Posted by Fix on Jul 15, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Gilmore Girls

A dramatic television comedy debuting in 2000, a story of a single mother and her daughter making it through life.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jul 11, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Let’s Get Sociable

It’s that glorious time of year when we have weekly block parties for two months, block parties with great live music and great craft brew. If you haven’t made the downtown jaunt on a Wednesday evening over the last handful of summers, DO IT! The Wednesday Night Socials a perfect way to end hump day. 

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Jul 05, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Logan

Reprising his role as the Wolverine and as such he deserves a cinematic swan song. Rest assured, it is an excellent ending.  

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Jun 23, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Myrle journeys to Fernie

If it takes courage to create art, to dig into the depths, actively turn off the internal editor, it takes the biggest kind of bravery to put that art out there, to show the everyone how your singular brain processes the world.

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on Jun 08, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Raven Eye Photography

Local photographers Todd and Martina share what drives their adventures abroad. 

Posted by Fix on May 30, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

The Wrestler

The Wrestler tells the tale of Randy the Ram Robinson, an aging, down-and-out professional wrestler and the trials and tribulations that feature so prominently in his life. From his heart problems to his efforts to mend his relationship with his estranged daughter, the movie takes a hard, unflinching look at the life of someone who has basically hit rock bottom.

Posted by Andrew Vallance on May 20, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Water by Marq de Villiers and Blue Gold by Tony Clarke and Maude Barlow

When HER dad came to Fernie in 1951, he recognized the value of our spring water, settled here and instilled in his family an appreciation for this resource. Years later, books titled Water and Blue Gold changed the trajectory of her life, though she didn’t recognize it then. 

Posted by Mary Giuliano on May 16, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

123, it’s FKB!

Originally formed in 2009, performing anywhere they could, this quartet met a country singer that would help release their first record with a second on the way. 

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on May 07, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

Kyle Hamilton

After graduating from university and setting off to the travel the world, an old Canon a-1 camera started the passion and his latest project to capture all of the residents of Fernie through portraits.

Posted by admin on May 03, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono

The tale of the positive impact one focused and determined individual can have on the wellbeing of the land and its people also highlights the dependence we human animals have on the health of our environment. 

Posted by Casey Brennan on Apr 25, 2017 in Art & Entertainment

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