Monthly Archives: February 2016

Call for Entry: Artists/Heritage Venues Columbia Basin Culture Tour

Call for Entry: Artists/Heritage Venues Columbia Basin Culture Tour – August 13-14, 2016 a project of the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance Columbia Basin – Call for entry: registrations are being accepted for artists/venues in the Columbia Basin to participate in … Continue reading

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The Gaurdian – Cultural Professional Network

Every Tuesday is tips day on Culture Pros. This week Sky Academy arts scholars past and present offer advice for early career artists. It’s about working nose to tail, says visual artist Kevin Gaffey – learning everything about your practice, from … Continue reading

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Flight Instructions for the Commitment Impaired By Nicola Harwood

Hello Friends and Fabulous People, I have a new book coming out! Flight Instructions for the Commitment Impaired will make you laugh, cry and maybe wet your pants a little bit. It tells the story of my failed attempt to make … Continue reading

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CKCA STEERING COMMITTEE

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CKCA STEERING COMMITTEE (COLUMBIA BASIN) – The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts, culture and heritage community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee. The CKCA is a representative body … Continue reading

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Feedback is Golden!

Feedback is Golden! In the last 24 hours so many folks have come up to tell the Board and staff at Kicking Horse Culture how very special they felt Michael Kaeshammer‘s concert at the Civic Centre was on Thursday evening. If … Continue reading

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Trail & District Arts Council News

e2 Presents Grindstone Theatre 11 o’clock # Friday, March 4, 7:30pm Muriel Griffiths Room Edmonton’s best emerging talent bring improvised song, dance, and comedy to Trail. Improvised on the spot, with random ideas and suggestions from the audience, the cast … Continue reading

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BasinLink Newsletter

Strengthening Opportunities for Youth The Trust is pleased to announce the formation of a Basin Youth Network. This network will help communities increase local activities and opportunities for youth, enabling youth to learn new skills, such as leadership, and engage … Continue reading

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Pacific Contact 2016

With the conference approaching, we want to let you know about a few developments and to remind you about upcoming deadlines: Contact Room is 95% sold! Register now The Contact Room is selling out fast. Don’t hesitate or it may be too late. Register … Continue reading

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The Salt Spring Arts Council Announces The Launch Of The Artist in Residence (AiR) Program

The Salt Spring Arts Council Announces The Launch Of The Artist in Residence (AiR) Program February, 2016 The Salt Spring Arts Council (SSAC) and the Artist in Residence steering committee are pleased to announce the launch of the Artist in Residence (AiR) … Continue reading

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Kilns for sale!

hi guys and gals …. I have been clay involved  many years  but lately have been slowing down and cutting back on participation in pottery etc …..  am therefore selling 2 kilns with shelves  etc etc More info: ralph critchlow … Continue reading

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Needs Assessment/Feasibility Study for Kootenay Gallery Relocation

Kootenay Gallery Relocation Update We are looking for a consultant to do a Needs Assessment/Feasibility Study of potential new locations. If you know someone with an appropriate technical background, please share this. Deadline is March 4.

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BC’s Cultural Ecology: Important New Research

BC’s Cultural Ecology: Important New Research Findings Now Available http://www.hillstrategies.com/content/british-columbia-arts-and-culture-research-projects Significant new information and insights into the situation of the arts and culture in British Columbia were made available today by the Alliance for Arts and Culture. A ground breaking … Continue reading

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Oxygen – Spring Break Art Camp

SPRING BREAK ART CAMPS 2016 March 14-17, 2016 (*4 day camps Monday to Thursday) 9am – noon Ages 5-7  with Teresa Segstro & Martina Avis 2pm-5pm Ages 8-12 with Martina Avis Cost $120/camp More info: http://www.oxygenartcentre.org/classes/youth/ Register online: http://www.oxygenartcentre.org/classes/youth/art-camp-registration/ OR … Continue reading

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Alliance News

Hot Off the Blog: A Roundup of Arts + Culture News and Information Alliance Releases New Research Findings on BC’s Cultural Ecology  Significant new information and insights into the situation of the arts and culture in British Columbia are now … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER POSITION AVAILABLE – City of Nelson Cultural Development Committee

VOLUNTEER POSITION AVAILABLE – City of Nelson Cultural Development Committee The Corporation of the City of Nelson is inviting applications for a member-at-large to serve on the Cultural Development Committee as the music sector representative. Applicants from the music community … Continue reading

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This week at Expressions Theatre Cafe

This week at Expressions Theatre Cafe 554 Ward Street. Nelson, BC 250 354 3910 https://www.facebook.com/expressionsnelson Open Mic Wednesday Feb 17, Music starts @ 8:30pm, Doors @ 7:30pm Pay what you want – 5? Come out to our weekly open mic … Continue reading

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3rd Convergence Writers’ Weekend in Silverton

SHARON BUTALA, J. EDWARD CHAMBERLIN CONSIDER THE SPIRIT IN THE LANDSCAPE AT 3rd CONVERGENCE WEEKEND IN SILVERTON THIS MAY Registration is now open for the 3rd Convergence Writers’ Weekend in Silverton, B.C., May 13-14. Featured will be best-selling environmental memoirist … Continue reading

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Cranbrook Arts News

February is Fabulous at Cranbrook Arts! Visit: PASSIONS – Member Exhibit  February 6-26 WORKSHOPS!!! Take: Valerie McPhee’s “Animal Knapkin” Workshop February 27  Paint and Paper “Knapkin” Animal Workshop with Val McPhee The purpose of this workshop is to create a … Continue reading

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Idealware news

According to the Content Marketing Institute, only 27 percent of us have a written communications strategy. The truth is, many organizations are winging it. And the result is what you might expect—communications go out and disappear quickly without anyone noticing. … Continue reading

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25th Annual Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival

The Artist Lineup is Coming! We’re about to start rolling out the lineup for the 25th Annual Kaslo Jazz Etc Festival! Be sure to follow us on Facebook for regular updates from now on and keep up with the excitement.  … Continue reading

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