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Press release: WHISTLER CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL – ONLINE EDITION

June 3, 2020 WHISTLER CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL – ONLINE EDITION 2020 Featuring arts and crafts, storytellers, dance parties, sing-alongs, face painting, magic, balloon animals, silly science and internationally acclaimed children’s performers. It’s a chance to free your imagination and explore creativity! … Continue reading

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Fully Digital: Nelson International Mural Festival Continues for 2020

Photo Credit: Muralist Jessa Gilbert by Ingrid Love The importance of public art has only increased during days of closures and physical distancing. Outdoor galleries remain a source of hope, expression, and inspiration for many. With this in mind, the … Continue reading

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Online Blue Pencil Critique Sessions for Writers offered by Nelson Literary Festival

One thing that is a constant in this changed world: writers keep writing, readers keep reading, and Nelson B.C.’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival continues to celebrate both. This year the annual summer festival will not go ahead as originally planned. … Continue reading

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Vancouver Sun: Summer 2020: The season of no music festivals

Stuart Derdeyn Publishing date: May 14, 2020  •  4 minute read Can you have summer in Canada without music festivals? It’s a question on people’s minds as the COVID-19 pandemic put the kibosh on events coast to coast to coast. … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: Carver Award for Emerging Writers

Richard Carver The Nelson and District Arts Council and Elephant Mountain Literary Festival request assistance in nominating emerging writers in West Kootenay communities for the 8th Annual Carver Award, which comes with a $500 cash prize. Nominations must be for … Continue reading

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ArtsWells Festival Announcement

Happy Earth Day, National Volunteer Week and a Day to Honour Artists It is with a heavy heart that the Board and Staff of Island Mountain Arts must announce today that, because of COVID-19, the 17th Annual ArtsWells Festival will … Continue reading

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2020 Kaslo Jazz Etc Festival Postponed

The 29th Annual Kaslo Jazz Etc Festival has unfortunately been postponed to July 30 – August 1, 2021.  We want to send our deep gratitude and appreciation to everyone battling Covid-19 and feel it is the best interest of our … Continue reading

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