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Choir director and singer Allison Girvan. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Nelson performers cope with COVID-19

How four prominent performers are responding to the loss of their audiences

Maddisun hits a new level with ‘Self-Reflections’

Maddisun hits a new level with ‘Self-Reflections’

A review of Kootenay musician/songwriter’s new album

  • Oct 11, 2020
“Almost, Maine:” Written by John Cariani; directed by Michelle McCue and Bob McCue, and produced by Brenda Burley, opens Friday, September 25, at the Studio Stage Door in Cranbrook, and runs for six shows. (Christina Blaskovich photos)

A Winter’s Tale: Live theatre returns to Cranbrook with “Almost, Maine”

Cranbrook Community Theatre presentation, opening Friday, shows us how we leave each other, and how we make our way back

“Almost, Maine:” Written by John Cariani; directed by Michelle McCue and Bob McCue, and produced by Brenda Burley, opens Friday, September 25, at the Studio Stage Door in Cranbrook, and runs for six shows. (Christina Blaskovich photos)
PeakFest 2020 brings live music back to Cranbrook

PeakFest 2020 brings live music back to Cranbrook

FPPAS’s “Masquerade in Moir” launches four weekend festival

PeakFest 2020 brings live music back to Cranbrook
Live music returns to Cranbrook with PeakFest 2020

Live music returns to Cranbrook with PeakFest 2020

“Maskerade in Moir” to be held over four Saturdays in September in Moir Park

Live music returns to Cranbrook with PeakFest 2020
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Melodie Hull with a copy of her latest book, “Jollyboy And Other Tales Of The Peace.” (Barry Coulter photo)

New book tells colourful stories of early days in the Peace Country

“Jollyboy And Other Tales From The Peace,” by Melodie Hull, features stories recounted by her father

Melodie Hull with a copy of her latest book, “Jollyboy And Other Tales Of The Peace.” (Barry Coulter photo)
Maddisun releases album ‘Self Reflections’

Maddisun releases album ‘Self Reflections’

After years of songwriting and playing shows in the East Kootenay area,…

Maddisun releases album ‘Self Reflections’
Brent Carver: Memory and the power of performance

Brent Carver: Memory and the power of performance

As a teenager growing up in a one-TV-channel world (later two-channel) I…

Brent Carver: Memory and the power of performance
Brent Carver: A legend of stage, screen and TV

Brent Carver: A legend of stage, screen and TV

Over the years, the Cranbrook thespian earned his place as one of Canada’s greatest actors

Brent Carver: A legend of stage, screen and TV
The Locals Coffeehouse committee — Back row, left to right: Steve Lungal (Potluck Steve), Doug Crawley, Lorraine Hagel, Leslie Stevens, Stacy Oig, Beth Crawley. Front, left to right – Jon Bisset, Shawna Plant, Darcy Russell and Mark Casey. Photo submitted

Locals Coffeehouse cancels upcoming season

Popular concert series donates proceeds from last season to Cranbrook Community Theatre

The Locals Coffeehouse committee — Back row, left to right: Steve Lungal (Potluck Steve), Doug Crawley, Lorraine Hagel, Leslie Stevens, Stacy Oig, Beth Crawley. Front, left to right – Jon Bisset, Shawna Plant, Darcy Russell and Mark Casey. Photo submitted
The Zombies, and the lasting legacy of “Odessey and Oracle”

The Zombies, and the lasting legacy of “Odessey and Oracle”

An interview with Colin Blunstone, lead singer of the legendary rock band

The Zombies, and the lasting legacy of “Odessey and Oracle”
Pictured are a few of the cast members during the filming of Wild Theatre’s online production of ‘Footloose’. (Submitted file)

WATCH: Mount Baker students create online musical theatre project

Their production of ‘Oklahoma!’ was cancelled due to COVID-19

Pictured are a few of the cast members during the filming of Wild Theatre’s online production of ‘Footloose’. (Submitted file)
The Littlejazz Orchestra has released a new album titled ‘Tobasco’. (Cranbrook Townsman file)

Cranbrook’s Littlejazz Orchestra releases spicy new album titled ‘Tabasco’

A release concert, originally scheduled for April 9, has been postponed until further notice.

The Littlejazz Orchestra has released a new album titled ‘Tobasco’. (Cranbrook Townsman file)
Easter eggs will be hidden throughout the heritage town during Fort Steele’s 30th annual Easter Egg Hunt. (Corey Bullock file)

Fort Steele to host 30th annual Easter egg hunt this April

This year there will be more even more chances to win the coveted golden eggs.

Easter eggs will be hidden throughout the heritage town during Fort Steele’s 30th annual Easter Egg Hunt. (Corey Bullock file)
Let That Fiddle Sing

Let That Fiddle Sing

Natalie MacMaster in Cranbrook

Let That Fiddle Sing
Natalie MacMaster on her new album, her Cranbrook show, and the power of Cape Breton music

Natalie MacMaster on her new album, her Cranbrook show, and the power of Cape Breton music

Natalie MacMaster, one of Canada’s top fiddlers — and an old friend…

Natalie MacMaster on her new album, her Cranbrook show, and the power of Cape Breton music
Farmers, ranchers set to square off in MBSS Drama’s ‘Oklahoma!’

Farmers, ranchers set to square off in MBSS Drama’s ‘Oklahoma!’

There’s about to be a bright golden haze on the stage of…

Farmers, ranchers set to square off in MBSS Drama’s ‘Oklahoma!’
Victoria’s Carmanah performs for Fisher Peak concert series

Victoria’s Carmanah performs for Fisher Peak concert series

The Fisher Peak Winter Ale Concert Series presented an intimate night of…

Victoria’s Carmanah performs for Fisher Peak concert series
Shay Kuebler’s Epilogos is a mesmerizing blend of theatre, dance, and martial arts interacting with video and live sound at Key City Theatre on Saturday, February 25. Submitted file

Kimberley/Cranbrook entertainment listings

Big festival weekends coming up in Kimberley and Cranbrook

Shay Kuebler’s Epilogos is a mesmerizing blend of theatre, dance, and martial arts interacting with video and live sound at Key City Theatre on Saturday, February 25. Submitted file