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Theatre groups are finding creative ways to perform and support COVID-19 safety protocols. File photo

Langara College presents TomorrowLove a production by Studio 58

TomorrowLove is an irreverent and inventive series of playlets on love, sex and futuristic technology

Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg performs in Body Parts, a film about the ever-changing nature of creating art during a pandemic. (Screen shot)

BV Concert Association presents Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg

Body Parts is a solo film depicting the ever-changing nature of creating art during a pandemic

Michael Wilford. (Hailey Krakana photo)

Smithers drummer to release debut single Feb. 25

“Scotch” is a hard-driving, bluesy reflection of life on the road for a touring musician

A Smithers Art Gallery patron peruses an exhibition by Mark Thibeault. (Art Gallery photo)

Art Gallery receives infrastructure grant

The $11,850 provincial funding will be used to purchase portable walls to increase display space

A Smithers Art Gallery patron peruses an exhibition by Mark Thibeault. (Art Gallery photo)
From left, Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg, Miriam Colvin and Molly Wickham are working on a seven-year collaborative dance and performance project called The River Talks. (BVCA photo)

Artists discuss The River Talks project on Zoom

The Bulkley Valley Concert Association hosted a Zoom meeting on The River Talks

From left, Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg, Miriam Colvin and Molly Wickham are working on a seven-year collaborative dance and performance project called The River Talks. (BVCA photo)
The Smithers Public Library (SPL) pictured on the afternoon of Jan. 16, 2020 during snowfall. The Library is encouraging anyone seeking relief from the cold to drop by this week and is serving hot beverages and treats for the entire week. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Library closing its doors but still offering take out services

The Smithers Public Library is closing its doors to the public once…

The Smithers Public Library (SPL) pictured on the afternoon of Jan. 16, 2020 during snowfall. The Library is encouraging anyone seeking relief from the cold to drop by this week and is serving hot beverages and treats for the entire week. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
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Photographed pre-pandemic, Lizzie Snow and Roy Henry Vickers unite creative minds to produce a truly unique work of art. (Paul Levy Photo and Casandra Katter photo)

Roy Henry Vickers and Lizzie Snow release second collaborative artwork

“What an honour to be able to hear his stories about First Nations culture, symbolism and rituals.”

Photographed pre-pandemic, Lizzie Snow and Roy Henry Vickers unite creative minds to produce a truly unique work of art. (Paul Levy Photo and Casandra Katter photo)
Photographed pre-pandemic, Lizzie Snow and Roy Henry Vickers unite creative minds to produce a truly unique work of art. (Paul Levy Photo and Casandra Katter photo)

Roy Henry Vickers and Lizzie Snow release second collaborative artwork

“What an honour to be able to hear his stories about First Nations culture, symbolism and rituals.”

Photographed pre-pandemic, Lizzie Snow and Roy Henry Vickers unite creative minds to produce a truly unique work of art. (Paul Levy Photo and Casandra Katter photo)
Music in the Barn. (contributed photo)

Bulkley Valley Concert Association to present Rick Scott and Nico Rhodes

Bulkley Valley Concert Association to present Rick Scott and Nico Rhodes

Music in the Barn. (contributed photo)
Theresa Mohr. (Contributed photo)

Local artist releases new single

Theresa Mohr’s Close the Distance available on Friday

Theresa Mohr. (Contributed photo)
Mountain of Change book cover. (Contributed photo)

A book on the history of Hudson Bay Mountain to be released before Christmas

A Mountain of Change 1960-2020 has been in the making for over two years

Mountain of Change book cover. (Contributed photo)
Lower Mainland filmmaker hopes to turn movie released last year about the Hazelton’s legendary Simon Gunanoot into a series. (Screen capture)

The legend of Simon Gunanoot to be turned into a series

Producer hoping to film in the Hazelton region

Lower Mainland filmmaker hopes to turn movie released last year about the Hazelton’s legendary Simon Gunanoot into a series. (Screen capture)
Mz. Polly Tooshin, who has also be known as former Telkwa Mayor Darcy Repen, was awarded the prize of Mz. Industrious as top fundraiser in 2018. (File photo)

Mz. Judged latest victim to fall to COVID

Ladies’ high heels in larger sizes at local second hand stores are safe for now

Mz. Polly Tooshin, who has also be known as former Telkwa Mayor Darcy Repen, was awarded the prize of Mz. Industrious as top fundraiser in 2018. (File photo)
Alex Cuba took the stage this summer at a scaled back Canada Celebration. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Alex Cuba, up for two Latin Grammy awards, will perform on show November 19

Alex Cuba, up for two Latin Grammy awards, will play on show November 19

Alex Cuba took the stage this summer at a scaled back Canada Celebration. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Vernon’s Francois Arseneault first started collecting old reels of film in the mid-’80s and its grown to nearly 2,000 from around the world. (Caitlin Clow - Black Press Media)

Vernon videographer an ‘accidental historian’

Film collector Francois Arseneault has more than 2,000 reels and took it upon himself to preserve the history

Vernon’s Francois Arseneault first started collecting old reels of film in the mid-’80s and its grown to nearly 2,000 from around the world. (Caitlin Clow - Black Press Media)
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New multicultural society organizes virtual concert

Organizers want to promote unity through diversity by showcasing ethnic cultures

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Alex Cuba is one of Canada’s most celebrated Latin artists. His blend of powerful guitar riffs, pop-soul sound and sugar-sweet voice have made him a mainstay in world music. For more about Cuba and his music, visit sublime.alexcuba.com. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

Alex Cuba continues winning Awards and Nominations

Alex Cuba Nominated for two Latin Grammy Awards

Alex Cuba is one of Canada’s most celebrated Latin artists. His blend of powerful guitar riffs, pop-soul sound and sugar-sweet voice have made him a mainstay in world music. For more about Cuba and his music, visit sublime.alexcuba.com. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
Kids wait to hear the winner of a dance competition held at the 2019 Treat City, which took place at Bovill Square in Smithers on Oct. 31. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Annual Halloween event going on tour

Treat City won’t be happening at Bovill Square this year

Kids wait to hear the winner of a dance competition held at the 2019 Treat City, which took place at Bovill Square in Smithers on Oct. 31. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Lauri Deveau and Myle’ne Labonte’ at Juniper Gym as part of the 2020 Terry Fox Run. (Deb Meisnner photo)

Terry Fox Run 2020

The year 2020 will be known for many things. For the Annual…

  • Sep 24, 2020
Lauri Deveau and Myle’ne Labonte’ at Juniper Gym as part of the 2020 Terry Fox Run. (Deb Meisnner photo)
Smithers Gallery Member Show & Community Exhibition

Smithers Gallery Member Show & Community Exhibition

New exhibit highlights over 35 artists in the Bulkley Valley and beyond and

  • Sep 24, 2020
Smithers Gallery Member Show & Community Exhibition