Monthly Archives: August 2019

Creative Convergence Winnipeg

We invite you to join us at Creative Convergence Winnipeg as together we demonstrate and celebrate the power of the arts to heal, to connect, to construct knowledge, to build bridges across borders, to foster inclusion and to nurture reconciliation. … Continue reading

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MusicBC E-News 08/23/2019: Announcing Music BC’s SOUNDOFF at VIFF

TICKETS ON SALE FOR VIFF SOUNDOFF PRESENTED BY MUSIC BC Presented by Music BC, SOUNDOFF is a platform for our most promising local musicians, with a focus on song placement and sync licensing in film and TV. Local artists perform … Continue reading

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Juried fashion show and exhibition Celebrating International Women’s Day comes to the West Kootenays

The Art of Adornment, is a juried fashion show and exhibition Celebrating International Women’s Day. The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture (RCAC) and VISAC Gallery are excited to partner on this unique and exciting project highlighting wearable art! Wearable … Continue reading

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ArtWalk 2019 Coming to an End

Photo: Three Owls Studio Nelson and District Arts Council’s ArtWalk celebrated its 31st year of local/regional artist promotion and community arts engagement this summer. As the summer winds down we want to remind you that there are only a few … Continue reading

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Kootenay Pride – Pride Parade

Kootenay Pride kicked off the week of celebrations with the raising of the banner over Baker on Monday, Aug 26th and later the same day raising the Pride and Transgender flags in front of City Hall. All week long there … Continue reading

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Canadian Funding Opps – Free in Your Inbox!

I am so pleased to invite you to sign up for the Canadian Insider, a monthly newsletter full of upcoming funding opportunities for organizations throughout Canada. Literally hundreds of our Members have asked for this service, and here it is! … Continue reading

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BCTC Newsletter August 2019

WHAT’S BELOW Pacific Contact 2020  |  Showcase  |  PC 2020 Update  |  PC Future Dates AEA: Aspiring Emerging Associates Program  |  Warming up the Act Next Intake  |  ArtsOnTour Job Postings  |  Member News  |  Industry News Pacific Contact 2020 … Continue reading

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New Music Touring Grants!

We are pleased to announce a new music touring grant!  Deadline for applications is September 30, 2019. The Touring, Promotions/Marketing and Performance Initiatives program supports Indigenous artists, ensembles, and collectives undertaking touring, promotions, marketing and performance activities in Canada that … Continue reading

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Luna Fest Pop-up Art Market: Artist Call Out

We want YOU to share your art with the community.. Sunday September 29th 11-4pm On the last day of Luna Fest we are inviting the community to come to the Visual Arts Centre for a special visit. We also want to … Continue reading

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Experience new art at the Kootenay Gallery

Detail from Neon Cloud by Amanda McCavour   The Kootenay Gallery of Art is pleased to present two new art exhibitions that will make a huge impression. Both of these exhibitions explore scale and both have the act of drawing … Continue reading

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Alliance News / What to Expect at Weaving Wellness!

What to Expect at Weaving Wellness, the BC Alliance’s Annual Conference! As Weaving Wellness, our annual conference, draws nearer (September 30-October 1 at the Roundhouse in Vancouver!), we’re excited to share a little bit more about the structure of this … Continue reading

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Non-profit workshops coming soon to a community near you!

Fall 2019 Non-profit Workshops Do you work or volunteer with one of the Basin’s many non-profit organizations? In partnership with our Non-profit Advisors Program, the College of the Rockies and Selkirk College are hosting a series of workshops that could help build … Continue reading

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Nakusp Creative Writing Workshop Series

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Local business community invited to participate in and enhance Nelson Pride celebrations

For this year’s celebration and recognition of the Queer Community, the Pride Committee is hoping that the amazing support of the past will continue. We are looking forward to enjoying your very creative window displays, agreement to have posters up, … Continue reading

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Backyard Food Production and Emergency Preparedness Survey

The Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College is conducting a short survey around backyard food production and emergency preparedness to help understand how prepared Nelson residents are for some of the impacts of climate change Completing this … Continue reading

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Business Training Next Month at Community Futures

As summer winds down and September brings with it back to school, and cooler temperatures, The Chamber and the Nelson and Area Economic Development Partnership begin to look for business training programs. Community Futures of Central Kootenay  are rolling a … Continue reading

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Heritage BC: Call for 2020 Conference Proposals Now Open

Call for Submissions Heritage BC Conference: The Culture of Heritage: Place and Space Chilliwack, May 7 through 9, 2020 Call for Conference Proposals Now Open Heritage exists in the broad spectrum between the tangible and intangible. It is our places for … Continue reading

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Indigenous Music Initiative grants are now open!

We are pleased to announce the Indigenous Music Initiative grants are now open!  Deadline for applications is September 30, 2019. The focus of the initiative is to increase opportunities for Indigenous music industry professionals to participate in, and further influence, … Continue reading

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RVAC: Volunteers Needed

Donate Some Time for the Transformation of the Centre! Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th : 10-4pm Help us to strip out the carpet and laminate flooring ready for our transformation! We also need help to re-stain our signage frames! … Continue reading

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CBC News: Defaced art generates conversation about decolonization

Artist behind Wolfe and Sparrows isn’t mad but is a bit confused by vandal’s message Helen Pike · CBC News · Posted: Aug 19, 2019 6:30 AM MT | Last Updated: August 19 Public art is meant to start conversations — … Continue reading

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