Don’t miss this summer’s delightful Art & Garden Tour

Have you ever caught yourself wondering what lies over that hedge, or peering through a fence just to catch a glimpse of a secret oasis? It is that curiosity that attracts many to the Garden and Art Tour, which taking place on Saturday, July 29. In Houghton photo Have you ever caught yourself wondering what lies over that hedge, or peering through a... 

Parks Canada to open new Beaver Lodge Kids Bike Park this Saturday

Parks Canada’s is inviting the community — particularly parents with kids who ride bikes — to the grand opening of the Beaver Lodge Kids Bike Park in the Nels Nelsen area on lower Mount Revelstoke National Park this Saturday, July 8, at 11 am. Besides letting the kids enjoy the park, which was designed by Rob Buchanan, Parks staff will serve up... 

Mountain caribou film to open in Revelstoke in November

Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rain Forest, an American film about the iconic animals, opens at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver on Thursday and at the Vic Theatre Victoria on Friday and will play in Revelstoke and Nelson in November. Here, Associate Producer Marcus Reynerson inspects caribou tracks on Amethyst Lake in the Tonquin Valley of Jasper National... 

In Video: CPE Grade 5 class’ performance of The Salmon Connection

Columbia Park Elementary School’s Grade 5 class put on a surprisingly good play at the Performing Art Centre on Thursday night. Here they take a bow as teacher Susan Leach (right) applauds their performance. David F. Rooney photo By David F. Rooney Columbia Park Elementary School’s Grade 5 class put on a surprisingly good play at the Performing... 

CPE students produce The Salmon Connection for the Performing Arts Centre

Sue Leach’s Grade Five students are ready to hit the stage at the Performing Arts Centre Thursday night, June 22, with their performance of The Salmon Connection. The set includes banners and a native long house. Sue Leach photo Sue Leach’s Grade Five students are ready to hit the stage at the Performing Arts Centre Thursday night, June... 

In Video: Treasures from the Museum

By David F. Rooney Revelstoke Museum Curator Cathy English shared some of the institution’s favourite artifacts during last Wednesday’s Brown Bag History lecture. From fur presses to antique waist-squeezing corsets. this lecture was highly entertaining. Please activate the YouTube player belowyo watch his 47-minute video:  Read More →

RIP actress Karen Bradford

Some sad news from the world of community theatre; former Revelstoke Theatre Company member Karen Bradford has died in Alberta. The Current wishes to share this notice it received from for former Theatre Company chairman Martin Ralph: Karen Bradford It is with sadness that I share with you that past Revelstoke Theatre Company member, Karen Bradford... 

A party to remember: Farewell to Lyn & Denny

Friends and fans of local community theatre will flock to the Selkirk Room at the Regent Hotel at 7 pm on Saturday, June 3, to celebrate the storied acting careers of Lyn and Denny Kaulback, show here in Mending Fences with John Devitt. Revelstok Current fie photo By David F. Rooney Friends and fans of local community theatre will flock to the Selkirk... 

A big break for Nina Amelio

Nina Amelio has received a huge break in her quest to break into the pop music scene; she has just been nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award for best pop song for her single Faded Away  “I also was offered a cool non-exclusive agreement with Ostereo in London England to record EPs for their clients and spotify their streaming playlists,”... 

In Video: A Brown Bag History of the Chinese Community in Revelstoke

By David F. Rooney Revelstoke Museum & Archives Curator Cathy English presented one of her most interesting, and troubling, Brown Bag Histories — the Chinese Community in Revelstoke. Interesting because there are few things more interesting than the arrival and integration of new arrivals into our society; and troubling because of the shameful... 

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