Entertainment

Jeweller Bayot Heer makes an appearance at Artym

August has gone by so quickly — we have reached the end of the Artym summer shows already!

This is one gala you don’t want to miss

A piece of me is missing. I gave it away a long time ago, and I expect I will never get it back.

Last year's People's Choice winner was Christina Dutkowski.

Vote for the People’s Choice ‘Best Photo’

Voting for the Next Generation People's Choice photo contest is open until Sept. 7 at midnight

Last year's People's Choice winner was Christina Dutkowski.
Colorado artist Sandy Graves designs imaginative bronze sculptures of wildlife (left)

The Artym attracts two highly acclaimed artists

The Artym Gallery is pleased to present painter Cameron Bird and sculptor Sandy Graves this Friday, July 18th and Saturday, July 19th.

Colorado artist Sandy Graves designs imaginative bronze sculptures of wildlife (left)
Jack Olson comes alive with his work at his outdoor carving paradise at the J. Olson Studio in Windermere on Thursday

A meeting of two worlds

The serenity and beauty of the gardens at the J. Olson Studio is an entirely new universe.

Jack Olson comes alive with his work at his outdoor carving paradise at the J. Olson Studio in Windermere on Thursday
'Joy' - a submission in the Your Best Shot contest. An entry for the Amateur Photographer of the Year. Yuki Sageishi of Richmond.

Amateur photographers can enter the Your Best Shot contest

Contest open to participants across the province. Deadline to enter amateur photo contest is July 4. Time is running out. Enter today.

'Joy' - a submission in the Your Best Shot contest. An entry for the Amateur Photographer of the Year. Yuki Sageishi of Richmond.
A valley resident for over 30 years

Local bagpiper and band blow their way to victory

A Kootenay band featuring a local bagpiper recently took home some hardware from a major competition.

A valley resident for over 30 years
The truly unique Electro Social Club created a stir in Rossland (shown here) and will be in Invermere later this month.

Invermere to host wildly unique Electro Social Club

What promises to be one of the most unique evenings of entertainment in the Upper Columbia Valley all year will be in Invermere soon.

The truly unique Electro Social Club created a stir in Rossland (shown here) and will be in Invermere later this month.
These blown glass vases with printed imagery are just one example of the functional yet artful items produced by Julie Gibbs and Gordon Webster of Sandpiper Studio in Windermere. Their production will be exhibited in Vancouver this December

Vancouver show features glass art of Sandpiper Studio

Shiny Fuzzy Muddy showcases local glass art studio that's aiming to grow.

These blown glass vases with printed imagery are just one example of the functional yet artful items produced by Julie Gibbs and Gordon Webster of Sandpiper Studio in Windermere. Their production will be exhibited in Vancouver this December
Renowned scientist Wade Davis will give a presentation in Invermere on Tuesday

Famous scientist-author visits valley

Invermere residents will have a chance to catch renowned scientist and author Wade Davis when makes a presentation in town next week.

Renowned scientist Wade Davis will give a presentation in Invermere on Tuesday
The efforts of nearly 140 valley musicians has resulted in the new 21-track Christmas in the Valley CD

Valley-made Christmas CD on sale soon

A new Christmas music CD will be taking the Columbia Valley by storm this holiday season.

The efforts of nearly 140 valley musicians has resulted in the new 21-track Christmas in the Valley CD
Transformation Mask

Haida master Charles Edenshaw inspired modern artists

Bill Reid is known for bringing B.C. native art to the world. A new book and show celebrate the artist who inspired him, Charles Edenshaw

Transformation Mask

Comedian happy to be back at Bud’s

Comedian Cedric Newman is returning to Invermere after a six-year absence

Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov

Russian pianist sharing classical talent with Invermere

Pianist Pavel Kolesnikov will be coming to Invermere on Sunday, September 15th

Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov
No Island plays Strand's tonight (August 21st) starting at 7 p.m.

No Island drifting toward Strand’s Old House Restaurant

You can appreciate the sound of No Island no matter your musical taste

No Island plays Strand's tonight (August 21st) starting at 7 p.m.
Devon Coyote and his band the Midnight Howl plays Bud's Bar & Lounge in Invermere on Thursday

Plastic Acid opening for Devon Coyote and the Midnight Howl

Blues-rock act back in Invermere for another show this year

Devon Coyote and his band the Midnight Howl plays Bud's Bar & Lounge in Invermere on Thursday
Strand's in Invermere is hosting its popular return act

Bocephus King coming back to Strand’s

Tremendously popular folk-rock act returns for another show at local restaurant

Strand's in Invermere is hosting its popular return act
A scene from Self Help presented by the Kimberley Summer Theatre

Follow the yellow brick road

Kimberley Summer Theatre invites valley residents to experience Oz

A scene from Self Help presented by the Kimberley Summer Theatre
Canadian musician and songwriter considers Invermere a 'paradise' and is looking forward to her show at Strand's Old House Restaurant on Thursday

Sarah Burton playing Strand’s

Burton considers Invermere a "paradise" and is looking forward to her show at Strand's Old House Restaurant on July 18th

Canadian musician and songwriter considers Invermere a 'paradise' and is looking forward to her show at Strand's Old House Restaurant on Thursday
Festival-goers enjoy Vancouver band Maria in the Shower at last year's inaugural festival. The 2nd annual Steamboat Mountain Music Festival takes place on Sunday

Steamboat Mountain Music Festival guarantees a wealth of local talent

At the Steamboat Mountain Music Festival on Sunday, July 7th, the emphasis is definitely on homegrown music.

Festival-goers enjoy Vancouver band Maria in the Shower at last year's inaugural festival. The 2nd annual Steamboat Mountain Music Festival takes place on Sunday