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June 2019 Astrology

June shows some opposing themes which is perfect Gemini energy: the moment you think ‘this’ then the opposing thought of ‘that’ will always occur. Gemini rules duality and is all about the intellectual processes of the mind which allows for the conundrums of thought and communication.

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Jun 04, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

From Geisha to Diva: The Kimono of Ichimaru

Westerners often misunderstand the concept of Geisha and think of them as something immoral or tawdry. In Japan, however, the occupation of geisha has a long and honourable history. Geisha were high class, well-educated hostess-courtesans, who entertained wealthy, sophisticated and powerful Japanese gentlemen who desired elegance, culture, and brilliant conversation in an exotic yet refined atmosphere. 

Posted by admin on Jun 02, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Fernie’s Cultural Values

There are plenty of people who parrot the mountain-town refrain, “Came for winter and stayed for the summer” in these parts. While it doesn’t roll off the tongue as well, it’s also fitting to say, “Came for the outdoor rec and stayed for the culture.”

Posted by Carolyn Nikodym on May 22, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Two Factor Authentication

What is it and why do you want it?

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on May 19, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Green Book

Green Book had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2018, where it won the People’s Choice Award. 

Posted by Andrew Vallance on May 17, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Home

As spring shines in, I have been awarded the great honour of Poet Laureate by the Fernie Academy for poetry month. I value this title beyond measure as I recognize that simply by doing what I love, I am accepted, I am recognized, and I am valued by my community. 

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on May 14, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

A Close-knit Community

ur simple actions can have concrete and deep-reaching effects on our neighbours.

Posted by Michael Hepher on May 10, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Drew Hampson

If we went back to the beginning, the setting would be at a bonfire on May long weekend in 2014 where the first spark of D.I.Y or DIE Supply Co. was created.

Posted by admin on May 06, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

May 2019 Astrology

This month deals with magnetisation and destiny. Spring brings regeneration of the spirit and being in tune with the divine.

Posted by Ashley Kristina on May 04, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Computing Power

The internet is the biggest thing our species has ever built. It spans the globe numerous times. It is intertwined with all aspects of life for a significant portion of the people on the planet. It is immense.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Apr 20, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Christine

Christine tells the tale of Christine Chubbuck, a reporter for WXLT, a small Florida television station, who on July 15, 1974, shot herself on live TV, just a month before her 30th birthday. 

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Apr 17, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

All Kinds of Green

When someone asks me if my studio is ‘green,’ what they probably are asking is whether or not I’m keeping the environment in mind as I develop my process. My first instinct, however, is to respond ‘do you mean Emerald Green, Forest Green, or perhaps more of a Pistachio?’

Posted by Michael Hepher on Apr 12, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Dreaming in Colour

Terry Nelson takes a short break from his outdoor adventuring and book hawking to join Sadie this month.

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on Apr 08, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

Jocelyn Mudry

Jocelyn believes that art should be a part of our everyday, fluid with our daily interactions, whether it be something we look at or use.

Posted by admin on Apr 05, 2019 in Art and Entertainment

April 2019 Astrology

We begin April with a new moon in Aries on April 5 which is also known as the Goddess Moon as it forms almost a perfect horizontal crescent and is considered the beginning of the New Astrological Year. 

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Apr 02, 2019 in Art and Entertainment