Hallmark TV production needs 30-40 extras!

March 20th, 2017

Hallmark TV is in need of 30-40 extras for an upcoming family-friendly film called Marry Me At Christmas that will be shooting in Revelstoke March 27-31. “We are looking to hire extras to play townspeople, shop keepers and tourists,” says a message from Hallmark that the Revelstoke Theatre Company and Flying Arrow Productions sent to […]

Coming to a screen near you: Revelstoke — A Kiss in the Wind

March 20th, 2017

By David F. Rooney Remember Nicola Moruzzi, the young Italian filmmaker who visited Revelstoke three years ago to produce a documentary about the death of great-grandfather, Angelo Conte, in the Connaught Tunnel in 1915? Well, his film Revelstoke – A Kiss in the Wind will make its North American Premiere on TV Ontario on Wednesday […]

The Skating Club’s Summit to Sea was magic in motion

March 19th, 2017

By Jason Portras The Revelstoke Skating Club presented it’s annual skating carnival to the city of Revelstoke on Thursday, March 16. This year, the show was entitled Summit To Sea, showcasing all the wonderful things that our beautiful province has to offer, from snow to rain, sunflowers and bees, rivers and salmon, to storms and […]

Have a fantasy you’d like to see in photos? John can make it come true…

March 13th, 2017

By David F. Rooney Photographer John Morrison is starting a new business — Fantasy Photo Shoots. “For 35 years I produced and did just about every major ad campaign out there and shot fashion for all the magazines before coming back here nine years ago.,” he told The Current. “What I want to do is […]

Finalists named for the 33rd Annual BC Book Prizes

March 8th, 2017

If you’re a book fiend — like me! — you’ll probably be interested in the West Coast Book Prize Society’s announcement the names of the finalists vying for recognition in seven categories at the 33rd Annual BC Book Prizes event. Here are all the names, lumped under each prize category. The Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize […]

March boasts an intriguing lineup of films, talks and live performances

March 6th, 2017

By David F. Rooney There are a number of very interesting performances, two talks and three films in Revelstoke this month, including an interesting-sounding piece of experimental dance at the end of March. Here’s the lineup: On Wednesday, March 8, Parks Canada Ecologist Sarah Boyle will present Discovering Endangered Bat Species in the Nakimu Cave […]

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    Flood puts Performing Arts Centre temporarily out of commission

    March 1st, 2017

    By David F. Rooney A flood at the Performing Arts Centre has forced the Arts Council to move two of this month’s performances to other venues in town. Gary Pendergast, the Arts Council’s outgoing executive director, said the flood occurred when a water main in the parking lot broke sometime during the nighttime hours between […]

    Help choose Revelstoke’s Snapshot of History

    February 28th, 2017

    Revelstoke Museum & Archives is celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Canadian confederation by choosing 150 historic Revelstoke photographs. A statement from the museum said Snapshot of History – 150 Revelstoke Photos provides an opportunity for people to view some of the best photographs in the museum’s collection, and to vote for their favourites. Each Thursday, […]

    The Travelling Mabels play at the Performing Arts Centre

    February 25th, 2017

    By Jason Portras The Travelling Mabels rolled into Revelstoke with Mama Mabel, Baby Mabel, Purdy Mabel, and Purdy’s husband Unstable Mabel putting on an extremely entertaining show at the Performing Arts Centre on February 23. The house was nearly filled, mostly by those with grey hair and great enthusiasm for an act that evoked a […]

    In Pictures: The Carousel of Nations — better late than never

    February 24th, 2017

    By David F. Rooney The recent Carousel of Nations event at the Community Centre was — as always — a real success, drawing over 1,000 people to enjoy the music, dancing, food and children’s activities. Here are some images of the Multicultural Society’s annual extravaganza. These are late coming to you because I fell ill […]

    Flying Arrow Productions to participate in an international theatrical event

    February 23rd, 2017

    Flying Arrow Productions is launching the Canadian branch of The AB Project, a theatrical undertaking led by world-renowned theatrical director David Glass. Glass will travel to Revelstoke this spring to work with Flying Arrow Productions for the launch of this project, which he is leading in 10 countries, on April 8 – 9. “On July 22, […]