Entertainment

Former Bond actor Sir Roger Moore dead at 89

The British star’s had played the role of 007 for over a decade

UPDATE: Pemberton Music Festival cancelled, no automatic refunds

In the past, the music festival located in Pemberton drew large crowds last year of 180,000 fans

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dead at age 52

The singer/songwriter passed away early Thursday morning in Detroit

Open house on Bulkley Valley Arts & Culture Centre

An open house on the proposed $10-million building and its uses is this Saturday at Central Park.

Smithers Art Gallery Logging reception Friday

The May-June exhibition at the Smithers Art Gallery is Logging by Annerose Georgeson from Vanderhoof

  • May 17th, 2017

Elvis tour comes to Smithers

Vegas fixture Donny Edwards brings his Elvis tour to Smithers, Terrace, Kitimat and Prince Rupert.

video
Local Vocals Spring is Sprung concert
  • 22 views

 

#Canada150: Win a luxury houseboat rental
  • 42 views

 

Pepsi pulls Kendal Jenner ad after online backlash
  • 84 views

 

Surrey teenager aims for the charts
  • 2 views

 

Sterritt wins BC Book Prize

Neil Sterrit won the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize for Mapping My Way Home: a Gitxsan history.

  • May 4th, 2017

Nelly Furtado says her genre changes can be confusing for fans

The singer from Victoria says her constant changes in language and genre make her a “complicated artist.”. She says her new album “The Ride” is her most raw material to date.

Telling stories of discrimination with the goal to make change

Four stories of local playwright's production of 'Skin' told this Thursday at Old Church.

Bob Dylan coming to northern BC

Music icon Bob Dylan is playing in Prince George this July.

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Rock ‘n’ roll icon Chuck Berry dies at 90

The singer, guitarist and songwriter died Saturday afternoon, in Missouri.

Reception for 40 artists this Friday

The Smithers Art Gallery is hosting a reception for its Members' Show March 10.

  • Mar 9th, 2017

Oops, our bad: ‘Moonlight’ really won in major mess-up

The cast of 'La La Land' had almost finished their acceptance speech before the mistake was caught

Photo exhibit on Kurdish rebels opens Saturday night

Local photojournalist Mark West is hosting the opening of his exhibit on Kurdish PKK rebels in Iraq and Turkey Saturday night in Smithers.

  • Feb 24th, 2017

VIDEO: Canadian Oscar hopefuls include Ryan Gosling, Arrival

Academy Awards on Sunday feature several Canuck contenders

Sarah Hagen with Brendan McLeod in Smithers Friday

Hagen’s performances are described as conceptually innovative, involving photography, dance and spoken word.

  • Feb 15th, 2017

Some Super Bowl ads struck the wrong tone

Advertisers had to tread carefully this year in a divisive political climate.

Joëlle Rabu in concert with Nico Rhodes

The Della Herman Theatre in Smithers will transform into a Parisian cabaret Thursday night.

  • Jan 26th, 2017

UPDATE: Local legends told during literacy week

NWCC in Smithers offering free events in recognition of Literacy Week. NEW DATE for luncheon.

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

Snowed In Comedy Tour rides in Friday

The troupe of ski hill touring comedians ride into Smithers Friday night at Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge.