Art and Entertainment

The Fernie and District Arts Council has been awarded a Public Art Grant by the Columbia Basin Trust to add to the public art inventory of Fernie. The project will be to select and install a permanent mural in Fernie.

Freedom is everything. This month Sadie wrote with the ancestors. She took the freedom to dig into the past and find the history that made us free, at least in this country anyway.

Join us in these pages over the next four months as we look more closely at some of the ongoing projects.

The movie focuses on the adventures of Veers, an alien super soldier and amnesiac who, after being captured by her enemies, escaping, and crash landing on earth, begins a quest to figure out who she is while fighting for truth and justice at the same time. 

Legend has it that after producing the breakthrough hit album The Joshua Tree for Irish rockers U2, Daniel Lanoise purchased a mansion in LA and instead of filling it with furniture and art, he left it sparsely decorated—almost ascetic.

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.

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. 

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.”

What is it and why do you want it?

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