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Kealey Spoljarevic, Jerrod Bondy, Michael Prestwich and Amanda Casey in rehearsal for “We Are Not Amused,” the upcoming murder mystery dinner theatre at the Cranbrook History Centre. Jared Teneese photo

An appetite for dinner theatre

Cranbrook History Centre’s murder mystery sell-out shows hunger for upcoming production

Corb Lund at the Key City Theatre, Wednesday, Sept. 21. (Barry Coulter photo)

Corb Lund rocks the KCT

Corb Lund took the stage before a sold-out Key City Theatre Wednesday,…

A Night of Bowie: The Definitive Bowie ExperienceDavid Bowie tribute artist plays Key City Theatre October 28.

A Night of Bowie: The Definitive Bowie Experience

David Bowie tribute artist plays Key City Theatre October 28

  • Sep 22, 2022
Jesse Cook is back on tour with stops in Cranbrook, Kelowna and Vernon. (Jesse Cook photo)

Cook tempts eardrums with Okanagan/Kootenay concerts

Jesse back on track with Tempest 25 Tour in Cranbrook, Kelowna, Vernon

Jesse Cook is back on tour with stops in Cranbrook, Kelowna and Vernon. (Jesse Cook photo)
Tracy McGuire and Jeff Cooper in CCT’s ‘Misery,’ opening in October at the Studio Stage Door.

Stephen King’s nightmare coming to the CCT stage

Cranbrook Community Theatre presenting ‘Misery’ in October

  • Sep 12, 2022
Tracy McGuire and Jeff Cooper in CCT’s ‘Misery,’ opening in October at the Studio Stage Door.
Corb Lund, coming off a U.S. tour, an appearance at Grand Ole Opry, and the release of a new album, is coming to Cranbrook with a solo acoustic show.

Corb Lund on Grand Ole Opry, his solo show, and the songs of his friends

Award-winning Country artist plays Key City Theatre Sept. 21, a solo acoustic show

Corb Lund, coming off a U.S. tour, an appearance at Grand Ole Opry, and the release of a new album, is coming to Cranbrook with a solo acoustic show.
Maddisun is set to hit the road in September for a series of shows in Vancouver, the Kootenays, and Toronto. This includes an official album release concert at Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre, September 9.

From Cranbrook to Dublin to LA and back; Home Is Where The Music Is

Kootenay singer-songwriter Maddisun releases a new album, another step along the creative road

Maddisun is set to hit the road in September for a series of shows in Vancouver, the Kootenays, and Toronto. This includes an official album release concert at Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre, September 9.
Tom Cochrane, pictured at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook, March, 2019. (Barry Coulter photo)

Tom Cochrane returning to Key City Theatre this fall

Tom Cochrane and his various bands have firmly cemented themselves as a…

  • Aug 23, 2022
Tom Cochrane, pictured at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook, March, 2019. (Barry Coulter photo)
Judy Brown, headlining Summer Sounds Saturday, August 20.

The Season Gets Hotter at Summer Sounds

Emma Kade, Douglas Francis Mitchell and Wally Smith, and Judy Brown take the stage at Rotary Park August 20

Judy Brown, headlining Summer Sounds Saturday, August 20.
White Lightning

On the Fifth Day of Summer Sounds…

Three acts bring a great variety of genres to Rotary Park on Saturday, August 6

White Lightning
Pictured above and below: Children's artwork from the Passionate Painting week.

Summer continues at Cranbrook Arts

The highlight of summer for Cranbrook Arts is Summer Camp. We love…

  • Jul 29, 2022
Pictured above and below: Children's artwork from the Passionate Painting week.
DOA today (left to right): bassist Mike Hodsall, guitarist-vocalist Joe Keithley, drummer Paddy Duddy

DOA: Very much alive on arrival

Punk Rock Legend Joe Keithley and DOA return to Cranbrook for mid-summer show

  • Jul 22, 2022
DOA today (left to right): bassist Mike Hodsall, guitarist-vocalist Joe Keithley, drummer Paddy Duddy
Punch Drunk Cabaret

PeakFest returns to Cranbrook to kick off September long weekend

Leather Apron Revival, Punch Drunk Cabaret headlining Friday, Saturday, Sept. 2 & 3

Punch Drunk Cabaret
The second Summer Sounds of the season, Saturday, July 16, featured hard-driving Blues courtesy of the Ethan Askey Band. Askey, from Cranbrook — currently living in Calgary — is one of Canada’s top Blues harmonica players, and was showcasing his album released earlier this year — “Walk When You Wanna Run.” (Barry Coulter photo)

Ethan Askey Band headlines hard-rocking Summer Sounds session

Ethan Askey, Deep Cedar and the Two Ticks at Rotary Park, July 16

The second Summer Sounds of the season, Saturday, July 16, featured hard-driving Blues courtesy of the Ethan Askey Band. Askey, from Cranbrook — currently living in Calgary — is one of Canada’s top Blues harmonica players, and was showcasing his album released earlier this year — “Walk When You Wanna Run.” (Barry Coulter photo)
“9 To 5: The Musical” resumes its run at the Key City Theatre July 14, & 15 at 7:30 pm. (Barry Coulter photos)

“9 To 5: The Musical” resumes its summer run at Key City Theatre

“9 To 5: The Musical” is back at the Key City Theatre…

“9 To 5: The Musical” resumes its run at the Key City Theatre July 14, & 15 at 7:30 pm. (Barry Coulter photos)
Rod Wilson file

Black Cherry Perry’s Mississippi Medicine Show

Final show of the Spring Jazz and Blues Season at Studio 64

Rod Wilson file
Sam Steele Days parade on Sunday, June 19, 2022. (Barry Coulter photo)

PHOTOS: Sam Steele days returns to Cranbrook

The highly anticipated event was a great success

Sam Steele Days parade on Sunday, June 19, 2022. (Barry Coulter photo)
Director Dan Caverly discusses a scene with actors during the shooting of Susap: Keeper of Knowledge, premiering in Cranbrook June 20.

Film about Lower Kootenay Band elder premiering in Cranbrook

Susap: Keeper of Knowledge is about Hereditary Chief Robert Louie; playing at Key City Theatre Monday, June 20

Director Dan Caverly discusses a scene with actors during the shooting of Susap: Keeper of Knowledge, premiering in Cranbrook June 20.
Canadian comedian Ron James is touring B.C., including Cranbrook, June 10; Trail, June 11; and Nelson, June 12. Photo courtesy Shantero Productions

All roads lead to Ron James

the legendary Canadian comedian is back on tour, with a new memoir that is a comedic map of the country

Canadian comedian Ron James is touring B.C., including Cranbrook, June 10; Trail, June 11; and Nelson, June 12. Photo courtesy Shantero Productions
Corb Lund plays the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook on Wednesday Sept 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Corb Lund returning to Key City Theatre stage

“Corb Lund Live: The Acoustic Tour” making stops in B.C., including Cranbrook, in September

Corb Lund plays the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook on Wednesday Sept 21 at 7:30 p.m.