Monthly Archives: January 2015

Harper Government Announces Support to Build Capacity of BC’s Creative Industries

Harper Government Announces Support to Build Capacity of BC’s Creative Industries January 23, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and for Western Economic Diversification, and Member … Continue reading

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Alliance for Arts & Culture News

Hot Off the Blog: A Roundup of Arts + Culture News and Information Reports on Support of the Arts, Economic and Social Benefits  The latest edition of Arts Research Monitor from Hill Strategies Research. Volume 13, Issue 8. Read more… Federal Government Announces … Continue reading

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SYMPHONY OF THE KOOTENAYS CONCERT: A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES

SYMPHONY OF THE KOOTENAYS CONCERT:  A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES Plan to be with us on Saturday, February 7th at 7:30 at the Key City Theatre. Remember to bring a friend or two. FULL SYMPHONY.  47 MUSICIANS.  JEFF FARAGHER.  JOHN … Continue reading

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LA Center For Digital Art INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION – February 23, 2015

Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography.Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. The selected … Continue reading

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CALL TO ARTISTS & ARTISANS – 2015 COLUMBIA VALLEY TOUR OF THE ARTS

CALL TO ARTISTS & ARTISANS 2015 COLUMBIA VALLEY TOUR OF THE ARTS SUNDAY AUGUST 2, 2015 The Columbia Valley Arts Council invites you to participate in the 8th ANNUAL TOUR OF THE ARTS fundraising event. The Tour of the Arts … Continue reading

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Castlegar’s 2015 Summer Art Walk – Call for Artists

To all Visual Artists, Plans are under way for Castlegar’s 2015 summer Art Walk. An ongoing venture for Castlegar, the Art Walk has been a welcome opportunity for artists to show their work to the community and its visitors, in … Continue reading

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Kootenay Gallery News

TD Canada Trust Sunday Concert Series Sunday,  February 1, 2015 at 1:30pm @ Kootenay Gallery of Art Daichun-Swanson-Fahie Trio Two recent musical imports team up with one of the Kootenay’s most well-known performers Vocalist Melody Diachun, saxophonist Clinton Swanson and … Continue reading

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Matt Smith’s Chop Shop for Guitar Book & DVD – Now Available!

Matt Smith’s Chop Shop for Guitar Book & DVD – Now Available! AP4612 $24.97 US/CDN Renowned studio musician, performer, recording artist, and clinician Matt Smith opens his bag of tricks and tells all in Chop Shop for Guitar. Matt demystifies … Continue reading

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FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE GROUPS – Nelson

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL ARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE GROUPS The City of Nelson and its Cultural Development Committee are pleased to announce that the RDCK is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiative funding. Nelson City Council will be allocating this … Continue reading

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9th Annual MasqueParade – SNOW KING’S EXCELLENT SPACE ADVENTURE

9th Annual MasqueParade   SNOW KING’S EXCELLENT SPACE ADVENTURE Saturday, Feb. 14th – gather in Spirit Square before 7pm Snow King & Lady Spring have come back from a once-in-a-lifetime vacation rocketing around the universe. They had a blast! They … Continue reading

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Davy the Punk – coming to the Kootenays

This July, Bob Bossin will be in the area with Davy the Punk, Bob’s one-man musical about his father’s life in Canada’s gambling underworld of the 1930s and 1940s. The show has been getting some terrific reviews and comments, eg. from … Continue reading

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Tom Allen’s Judgment of Paris – Thursday, Jan. 29 – Golden Civic Centre

Tom Allen’s Judgment of Paris Tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 29 at the Golden Civic Centre   On the brink of the Great War,  Debussy and Ravel are vying for the love  of their darling, Paris, The City of Light.   This … Continue reading

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BC Musician Annual Venue Guide is out!

BC Musician Annual Venue Guide is out! Excerpt: BC has a thriving live venue scene, regular live music events have a strong focus on local and Canadian bands on tour, but lots of international events on the table too. Coffeehouses, … Continue reading

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Raoyal Theatre News – Trail

MORTDECAI for this week. Jan 23-29 Fri-Thurs 8pm nightly. Synopsis: Armed only with his good looks and special charm, debonair art dealer Charlie Mortdecai (Johnny Depp) traverses the globe searching for a stolen painting said to contain the code to … Continue reading

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS For PUBLIC ART MURAL PROJECT – Revelstoke

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS For PUBLIC ART MURAL PROJECT – LOCATED AT 111 CAMPBELL AVENUE The Public Art Advisory Committee of the City of Revelstoke is seeking proposals for public art to be installed at 111 Campbell Avenue (The Liquor Store … Continue reading

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Kootenay Studio Arts – Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2015

Kootenay Studio Arts – Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2015 NELSON – Kootenay Studio Arts (KSA) at Selkirk College offers certificate programs in Ceramics, Jewelry, Textiles, Blacksmithing, Metal Casting and Sculptural Metal. Those programs last between four and ten months, … Continue reading

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New UBC Online Workshop “Digital Culture and Cultural Policy”

On behalf of the international University of British Columbia (UBC) Centre for Cultural Planning and Development, I am pleased to tell you about a new online professional development workshop we are offering this term: Digital Culture and Cultural Policy, starting … Continue reading

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CALL TO KOOTENAY DANCERS!

Hi … I am looking for dancers for an upcoming CBT sponsored dance festival. CALL TO KOOTENAY DANCERS! KootsMove Festival of Dance is looking for dancers of all ages, levels & styles, instructors and dance schools to participate in the … Continue reading

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Artists’ low income and status are international issues

Artists’ low income and status are international issues Even in countries with well-developed fee and pay systems, artists’ low wages remain a problem few are willing to address Here in the UK, as the Paying Artists campaign revealed in 2014, … Continue reading

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Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Writing Workshops

Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Writing Workshops Applications Now Accepted Columbia Basin – To assist those interested in applying for Arts, Culture and Heritage Program grants from Columbia Basin Trust, Krista Patterson and Natasha Smith of the Columbia Kootenay Cultural … Continue reading

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