Category Archives: News – Arts & Culture

Nelson Library launches new Nelson architecture book November 2

New book celebrates Nelson’s modernist era of architecture Much has been written about Nelson’s historic buildings, but designer and history enthusiast Peter Bartl saw a gap—and decided it was time to fill it. The result is an architectural survey within … Continue reading

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2017 BC Culture Days Highlights

Congratulations to everyone who took part in this year’s BC Culture Days celebration! More than 600 activities were presented in 56 communities across the province, all thanks to the many volunteers, artists, organizations, and municipalities, who generously devoted their time and resources … Continue reading

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Kootenay Writers Society Announces the Kootenay Literary Competition 2018 – Submissions Open Now!

The Kootenay Writers Society has announced the opening of the Kootenay Literary Competition 2018. Submissions will be accepted beginning October 7, 2017 with a final deadline of December 31, 2017. This year’s theme is : ORIGINS: WHO ARE WE? WHERE … Continue reading

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Alliance News / Embracing the Social Power of the Arts: How to Create Values-Based Arts Education Programs

The BC Alliance Presents: “Embracing the Social Power of the Arts: How to Create Values-Based Arts Education Programs” Changes to the BC curriculum present arts organizations with many opportunities to create meaningful, values-based education programs. On October 18, the BC … Continue reading

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Facebook can’t bring us together, but culture can. That’s why Unesco is vital

Costa-Gavras The Guardian / Opinion / Unesco Tuesday 10 October 2017 he Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg made headlines when he said earlier this year that the social media giant wants to bring together communities and help people “find a sense … Continue reading

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How the Boys & Girls Clubs Brought Arts to Tweens

Six Midwestern Boys & Girls Clubhouses Make Room for High-Quality Arts Instruction Any parent who has ever faced an eye-rolling 12-year-old knows that tweens can be difficult to please. So is it possible for a youth organization to develop arts … Continue reading

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Oxygen Art Centre Looking for New Executive Director

The Oxygen Art Centre is looking for a new Executive Director.  Deadline for submission is October 27th, 2017. To view the job posting, click here.

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