Art and Entertainment

Shaw Nielsen

Shaw is an illustrator whose work aims to bring a bit of sunshine to magazines, advertising, books, and newspapers. He have been an illustrator for close to 10 years and over those 10 years he’s been lucky enough to have worked with many wonderful clients from all over the world, including Disney and The New York Times.

Posted by admin on Jun 03, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

May 2020 Astrology

We are in the birth canal of a new world with evolutionary years ahead bringing change to our personal relationships, interpersonal relationships and relationship to resources. The Council of the Thirteen (Indigenous) Grandmothers stated several years ago: “tie into the energy of your mother’s mother’s mother” because this is how slow life is about to go on Earth (again). 

Posted by Ashley Kristina on May 01, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Dear Fernie

What are our memories right now? How will we recall a time so isolated, so inconceivable, so true? Fernie, here is my love letter to you.

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on May 01, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Islands in the Stream

What this means for musicians is that you will look good on stream, but you won’t sound good. Until the big players decide that the audio quality of live streams is as important to the feed as the video and adjust the algorithm to compensate, we are unfortunately stuck with terrible-to-mediocre sound. 

Posted by Michael Hepher on May 01, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Netflix Party

Like most of you, I’ve been spending a lot of time online lately. Unlike most of you, I normally spend a great deal of time online, so I have been perhaps a little less off-kilter than some of you have in moving most of my social life online. However, despite my comfort level even I enjoy a little group socializing now and then.

Posted by Kevin McIsaac on Apr 30, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Little Women

Little Women follows the lives of the four March sisters. It details their passage from childhood to womanhood in the period just after the American Civil War, and it highlights the limitations placed on women in a patriarchal society.

Posted by admin on Apr 30, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Alexandra Kozak

Alexandra is a multi-media artist focused on portraying the essence of Fernie’s natural spaces. She loves to depict movement and states of flux. The seasonal changes in Fernie provide a constant inspiration with every week more beautiful than the last, in its own unique way.

Posted by admin on Apr 30, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Wapiti Music Festival Society Announces Cancellation of 2020 Festival

Wapiti Music Festival Society is cancelling the 10th Anniversary Wapiti Music Festival scheduled for August 7th and 8th in Fernie, BC. Due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and in light of the statements of the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry regarding not lifting the order against mass gatherings, the society has concluded that for the safety of all involved cancellation is necessary.

Posted by admin on Apr 24, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

The Two Popes

Jorge Mario Bergoglio is the current head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State. He was born in Argentina in 1936, and became archbishop of Buenos Aires in 1998, subsequently leading the Argentine church during the riots of 2001. He was created cardinal in 2001. 

Posted by Andrew Vallance on Apr 19, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Dive Inside the Mind

Spenser Fawcett is a welcoming smile, an avid flower gardener, a gentle pat on the back, a genuine wealth of fun, a Frisbee golfer, and an advocate for cannabis and it’s evolving culture. He is all things knowledgeable when it comes to what you should, could, and want to indulge in to elevate your human experience. 

Posted by Sadie Rosgen on Apr 11, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Cope and Hope

We can either ignore the world around us, or we can find ways to process and assimilate the influx in ways that allow us to keep moving forward. Luckily there is a group of people who are committed to helping us with the task: the artists.

Posted by Michael Hepher on Apr 10, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Edwin “Tex” Weibe

Edwin believes some of his talent in painting was inherited from my grandfather. He drew him a picture of a deer when he was four or five years old. He remembers that picture really impressed him and may have been the seed that gave him the inspiration to start.

Posted by admin on Apr 08, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

April 2020 Astrology

The Astrological New Year begins as the Sun moves into Aries to create the new Zodiac cycle. For the new Zodiac year, Ashley has decided to put up monthly teachings for those who truly care to learn about the language of Astrology at

Posted by Ashley Kristina on Apr 04, 2020 in Art and Entertainment

Trading Places

As male in a small-town arts community, I’m an unlikely minority. At any given artists’ gathering I’m often one of few men, and I’m invariably surrounded by creative, talented, competent, hard-working, and knowledgeable women. 

Posted by Michael Hepher on Mar 14, 2020 in Art and Entertainment