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Diamonds are Kun's best friend

Diamonds are Kun's best friend

Susan Kun has something to smile about. The Canmore-based jewelry designer has won the highest award for work with a Canadian diamond. “This is the most prestigious jewelry competition in Canada,” said Kun.
A Time for Music

A Time for Music

It’s the holiday season in the Bow Valley, but it’s also, once again, A Time For Music with the Valley Winds Music Association.
Vinyl Cafe returns with musical guest Reid Jamieson

Vinyl Cafe returns with musical guest Reid Jamieson

Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Cafe return to The Banff Centre on Saturday (Dec. 1) for the annual stop of the Christmas tour, this time with Reid Jamieson as musical guest. As is always the case, the show was sold out months in advance.
Singing aloud at The Last Call

Singing aloud at The Last Call

This is the first in a multi-part series about the various jam and open mic nights held at pubs and bars throughout the Valley. Local talent has a new home in Canmore, as The Last Call – a pub at 637 10th St.
Youth orchestras hitting the right notes

Youth orchestras hitting the right notes

Every year, The Banff Centre brings together three youth orchestras for three days of music instruction and collaboration, and did so again this year, on Nov. 16-18.
Reid leaves road work for homework

Reid leaves road work for homework

After years of touring, living out of suitcases and calling a couple of places in two provinces home, Lori Reid has decided, like Dorothy, that there’s no place like home.
Christmas exhibition season kicks off with Small Gems, JOY

Christmas exhibition season kicks off with Small Gems, JOY

‘Tis the season for spreading JOY and giving Small Gems. While it is still November, these two annual art shows are a surefire way to kick off the Christmas season. Small Gems, which opens at the Canmore Public Library Art Gallery Friday (Nov.
It's all about the interaction for Craig Cardiff

It's all about the interaction for Craig Cardiff

Craig Cardiff isn’t ready to let go of his most recent album – last year’s Floods & Fires – quite yet.
BJM ballet all jazzed up

BJM ballet all jazzed up

Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal – a dance company which has evolved beyond its humble beginnings of jazz ballet – has been coming to Banff since its inception 40 years ago.
Artists of Elk Run debut tour

Artists of Elk Run debut tour

What do you do if you’re an artist working out of a studio in a relatively obscure pocket of Canmore where few people are likely to wander in through the door on any given day? Band together – there’s strength in numbers.
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