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Pictured are The Quimbys, who will play at Summer Sounds in Rotary Park on Saturday, July 31st. (FPPAS file)

The Quimbys, Voodoo Rhythm Kings hit the stage for Summer Sounds on long weekend

Summer Sounds free community concert at Rotary Park begins at 6p.m.

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Baker Street Blues is Stelio Calagias, Ryan Telegdy, Bennet Karcz and Phil Wilson-Birks. The Blues Band out of Nelson is headlining the first Summer Sounds of the year, Saturday, July 17, in Rotary Park in Cranbrook. The Confluentials are the opening combo.

Summer Sounds returns to downtown Cranbrook July 17

Popular concert series will run Saturdays in Rotary Park throughout the rest of the summer. PeakFest set for Sept. 10, 11

  • Jul 13, 2021
Baker Street Blues is Stelio Calagias, Ryan Telegdy, Bennet Karcz and Phil Wilson-Birks. The Blues Band out of Nelson is headlining the first Summer Sounds of the year, Saturday, July 17, in Rotary Park in Cranbrook. The Confluentials are the opening combo.
Pictured is Shred Kelly, who will kick off the Key City Theatre’s summer concerts with a ‘tiny concert’ series on July 2nd. (@MKuhnPhoto)

Shred Kelly to kick off Key City Theatre’s summer season with small, outdoor concert

Shred Kelly will play two shows for separate audiences at an outdoor location on July 2nd

Pictured is Shred Kelly, who will kick off the Key City Theatre’s summer concerts with a ‘tiny concert’ series on July 2nd. (@MKuhnPhoto)
Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)

VIDEO: Chilliwack escape artist Matt Johnson dazzles judges on America’s Got Talent

Johnson brought a packed auditorium to its feet with a death-defying stunt

Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)
Pictured is Harry Manx, who will be performing live (online) at the Royal Alexandra Hall in Cranbrook on Friday, April 30th. Tickets are available through the Key City Theatre. (File photo)

Key City Theatre may be dark, but there’s plenty going on

Live online concerts, curtain raffle, audio plays and more available through Key City Theatre

Pictured is Harry Manx, who will be performing live (online) at the Royal Alexandra Hall in Cranbrook on Friday, April 30th. Tickets are available through the Key City Theatre. (File photo)
Back row (left to right): Scott Ogilvie-Burke, Ethan Englesby, Malakai Sam, Austin Dolan and Oscar Hamilton. Middle row: Alex Hanson, Blaise Edmonstone, Beth Gartside, Cyndel Fisk, Layla Gross, Rachel Wik and Matthew Ogilvie-Burke. Front Row: Tasia Strouzas, Emily Derkatch, Shyre Cupples-Pinchak and Abby Lalach.

“You In Mid-Air:” Mt Baker Theatre plans musical revue project for June

The Musical Theatre class at MBSS is preparing something altogether different from its usual format

Back row (left to right): Scott Ogilvie-Burke, Ethan Englesby, Malakai Sam, Austin Dolan and Oscar Hamilton. Middle row: Alex Hanson, Blaise Edmonstone, Beth Gartside, Cyndel Fisk, Layla Gross, Rachel Wik and Matthew Ogilvie-Burke. Front Row: Tasia Strouzas, Emily Derkatch, Shyre Cupples-Pinchak and Abby Lalach.
Mark Skage and his son Mica during the filming of a West Kootenay episode of Start ‘em Young. Photo: Submitted

TV show films West Kootenay hunting trip

Start ‘Em Young aims to encourage kids to get out in the wilderness

Mark Skage and his son Mica during the filming of a West Kootenay episode of Start ‘em Young. Photo: Submitted
From wall hangings to plant hangers, keychains and shelves, Radiant Knots creates a variety of pieces to suit for any taste and style.

Cranbrook Arts is Looking Radiant

Cranbrook Arts Featured Artist for the month of April is Radiant Knots.…

From wall hangings to plant hangers, keychains and shelves, Radiant Knots creates a variety of pieces to suit for any taste and style.
Sax Drive, at the FPPAS's PEAK Music Festival, 2019. Murray Hayward photo

Donation-matching campaign will help live music return to Cranbrook

Live outdoor music, resonating from the heart of downtown Cranbrook on Saturdays…

Sax Drive, at the FPPAS's PEAK Music Festival, 2019. Murray Hayward photo
The Symphony of the Kooenay‘s “A Team,” in concert in a 2019 photo by Lyle Grisedale.

The Symphony shines … even when we can’t be together

Yme Woensdregt Normally, I’d be writing a review of a concert presented…

  • Apr 1, 2021
The Symphony of the Kooenay‘s “A Team,” in concert in a 2019 photo by Lyle Grisedale.
Cranbrook rock band Pretty for the People performs at the Maskerade In Moir, September, 2020, a festival put on by the Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society. Murray Hayward photo

FPPAS plans for return of live music; holding membership drive

Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society is preparing for a season of live music, and seeking more members

  • Mar 21, 2021
Cranbrook rock band Pretty for the People performs at the Maskerade In Moir, September, 2020, a festival put on by the Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society. Murray Hayward photo
'Gone Fishing,' by Lynn Taylor

Taylor’s dreams take life at Cranbrook Arts

Lynn Taylor grew up in Ontario and dreamt of being an artist…

'Gone Fishing,' by Lynn Taylor
Pictured is the new gallery space at 1401 5th Street North in Cranbrook. Artists from across the Kootenays are invited to take part in our upcoming exhibit, ‘Kootenay’s Best’.

Cranbrook Arts announces premiere exhibit at 1401 Art Space

Cranbrook Arts is inviting artists from across the Kootenays to submit a proposal for their upcoming exhibit, ‘Kootenay’s Best’

Pictured is the new gallery space at 1401 5th Street North in Cranbrook. Artists from across the Kootenays are invited to take part in our upcoming exhibit, ‘Kootenay’s Best’.
Joe Nolan opens the 2021 Livestream at Studio 64 spring series with a solo concert from his home town of Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday, March 13, at 7 p.m.
Joe Nolan opens the 2021 Livestream at Studio 64 spring series with a solo concert from his home town of Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday, March 13, at 7 p.m.
The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is being forced to re-imagine its future. Photo: Louis Bockner

Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival cancelled for 2021

Ticket holders from the 2020 festival will be offered refunds as festival re-imagines its future

The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is being forced to re-imagine its future. Photo: Louis Bockner
Barry Coulter photo

The force of the ice

X-wing ice sculpture adorns HeidOut patio in Cranbrook

Barry Coulter photo
Amy Penney is directing “The Shape Of A Girl” for CCT in May, 2021.

Cranbrook Community Theatre: Classics Revisited, live theatre slated for 2021

Cranbrook Community Theatre is ringing in 2021 with three opportunities for theatre…

Amy Penney is directing “The Shape Of A Girl” for CCT in May, 2021.
A new production of one of the most popular musicals of the modern era features a strong local connection with Cranbrook.

Cast of Storybook Theatre’s ‘Annie’ features local connection

Production is now available for viewing via online streaming until January 17, 2021.

A new production of one of the most popular musicals of the modern era features a strong local connection with Cranbrook.