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An 'excellent season' for Blue Rodeo

An 'excellent season' for Blue Rodeo

With more than a quarter of a century under their belts, Blue Rodeo has spent a lot of time together as a band touring across the country and making music.
Banff Centre to welcome quartets

Banff Centre to welcome quartets

This August, 10 of the world’s finest emerging string quartets will compete in the 11th annual Banff International String Quartet Competition (BISQC), Aug. 26 to Sept. 1 at The Banff Centre.
Drying mud leads photographer on creative journey

Drying mud leads photographer on creative journey

What kid doesn’t love gooping around in the mud? For that matter, what mountain biker doesn’t love coming home spattered in mud? While most bikers and kids wash off mud with hardly a glance, Canmore photographer Francois Pelletier discovered a story
Primetime for The Matin ée

Primetime for The Matin ée

The Elk & Oarsman’s recent spate of great music continues through July, with 10 concerts booked for the month.
Zeus bellows amphitheatre

Zeus bellows amphitheatre

Like a thunderbolt of sound, the mighty Zeus will strike Banff this Sunday (June 30).
Rising Tide flows into Banff

Rising Tide flows into Banff

Like many people who travel to the Rockies to take in the sights, explore a little and see what the area has to offer, Dustin Jones has headed west for the first time.
Get up and dance with Taj Weekes

Get up and dance with Taj Weekes

While the Communitea Cafe may not ordinarily be a dancehall, that may change when Taj Weekes comes to town. The Canmore venue hosts Weekes and his reggae-folk band Adowa on Friday (June 21) for a concert of Caribbean music. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Documentary shares Swiss guides' legacy

Documentary shares Swiss guides' legacy

In the early 1900s the Canadian Pacific Railway brought professional Swiss climbing guides to the Rocky Mountains to ensure CPR guests could travel safely in the mountains.
Drew Hoshkiw

Drew Hoshkiw

Said The Whale’s newest album is a made-in-Banff story. In February, the band’s songwriters came to The Banff Centre for inspiration.
Exploring with Frontier Ruckus

Exploring with Frontier Ruckus

Next week Deep Dark Woods will emerge from the forests. When they do, to play Communitea Café on Wednesday (June 19), they’ll be joined by Frontier Ruckus, an American folk pop band from Detroit. Frontman Matthew Milia spoke on behalf of the band.
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