Arts and culture

(Contributed by Michelle Malan)

Sparwood seniors pose as firefighters in fundraising calendar

Funds raised will go towards the supported living facility

 

Tanya Isnardy (right) returns to the stage to play a lead role alongside Brad Lawryk (not shown) and Drinda Huston (left) in A Body of Water. The play is the first in-person production by the Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and opens Nov 3 to vaccinated partons at 50 per cent capacity. Photo: Ruth Lloyd - Williams Lake Tribune

Studio Theatre returns to home stage for A Body of Water

Latest work a full circle moment for director Curt Sprickerhoff

 

Central Cariboo Arts Centre in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Central Cariboo Arts Centre slated for upgrades

Efficiency upgrades are planned for the Central Cariboo Arts Centre in Williams…

 

A screenshot of the First Peoples Cultural Councils First Peoples’ Map. (First Peoples Cultural Council)

Online resource blends B.C.-Alberta’s Indigenous languages, art and culture

Advisor says initiative supports the urgent need to preserve Indigenous languages

A screenshot of the First Peoples Cultural Councils First Peoples’ Map. (First Peoples Cultural Council)
Sierra William (left) with her grandmother Eileen William. (Roger William photo)

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2021: Sierra William

Xeni Gwet’in woman finds strength in tradition

Sierra William (left) with her grandmother Eileen William. (Roger William photo)
Kwa’Wet Collective was co-founded by Shonna Sawyer with sisters Chelan and Megan Howard-Gibbon. (Kwa’Wet Collective image)

Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw and Wet’suwet’en women launch artists collective

Online collective supporting Indigenous artists

Kwa’Wet Collective was co-founded by Shonna Sawyer with sisters Chelan and Megan Howard-Gibbon. (Kwa’Wet Collective image)
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography

Ellen Lyons, A Pioneer In The Art Of Collecting Photographs

The William Lyons Gallery of Photography opened in 1979

  • Dec 18, 2020
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography
Diane Toop credits her work at the Station House Gallery with helping her find herself. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Our Hometown: Curating a life

Diane Toop said her job at the Station House Gallery has been a ‘blessing’

Diane Toop credits her work at the Station House Gallery with helping her find herself. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Julie Fowler speaks to <em>Still Standing</em> host Jonny Harris while Harris films an episode of the CBC television show in Wells. (Chris Armstrong Photo/Island Mountain Arts Facebook)

Julie Fowler of Wells wins provincial Distinguished Service Award

The award arrived in the mail as Fowler wrapped up her job with Island Mountain Arts and ArtsWells

Julie Fowler speaks to <em>Still Standing</em> host Jonny Harris while Harris films an episode of the CBC television show in Wells. (Chris Armstrong Photo/Island Mountain Arts Facebook)
Long-time Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society board member Thomas Schoen said the board is in need of some members. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society in need of board members

Long-time CCACS board member Thomas Schoen said board members will mentor anyone that’s interested

Long-time Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society board member Thomas Schoen said the board is in need of some members. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Pre-COVID 19, Northern Exposure Conference 2018 attendees gather for a group photo. This year’s conference will be a virtual one and will be held Oct. 22-25. Funding is available so that anyone interested in participating this year can choose to pay what they are able to. (Mary Matheson/Contributed Photo)

Virtual Northern Exposure Conference will focus on sustainability and systems change

Bursaries are available to make the Oct. 22-25 rural arts conference accessible

Pre-COVID 19, Northern Exposure Conference 2018 attendees gather for a group photo. This year’s conference will be a virtual one and will be held Oct. 22-25. Funding is available so that anyone interested in participating this year can choose to pay what they are able to. (Mary Matheson/Contributed Photo)
Brother, I Cry tells the story of Indigenous siblings, Jon and Ava, struggling with the effects of inter-generational trauma in their own ways while staying spiritually connected. (Supplied image)

Q&A with VIFF’s B.C. Emerging Filmmaker Award winner, Jessie Anthony

Her feature film, Brother, I Cry premiered at VIFF this year

Brother, I Cry tells the story of Indigenous siblings, Jon and Ava, struggling with the effects of inter-generational trauma in their own ways while staying spiritually connected. (Supplied image)
Quesnel Art Gallery directors Marguerite Hall (left) and Cyndi Cassidy unveil the new Community Spirit mural on the side of AC&D Insurance Saturday, Sept. 26 to kick off the Quesnel Downtown Art Walk and celebrate Culture Days. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Spirit of community shines through in new Quesnel mural

The mural, which was unveiled Sept. 26, features mosaic tiles painted by local residents

Quesnel Art Gallery directors Marguerite Hall (left) and Cyndi Cassidy unveil the new Community Spirit mural on the side of AC&D Insurance Saturday, Sept. 26 to kick off the Quesnel Downtown Art Walk and celebrate Culture Days. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Brenda Gardiner shares her beautiful mirrors during the Art in my Park show and sale Saturday, Sept. 26 as part of Quesnel’s Culture Days celebrations. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Culture Days showcases diversity of talent in Quesnel

The Quesnel Downtown Art Walk kicked off Sept. 26

Brenda Gardiner shares her beautiful mirrors during the Art in my Park show and sale Saturday, Sept. 26 as part of Quesnel’s Culture Days celebrations. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo
Lyn Capling is the artist behind Our Beautiful Resilient Planet, a series of paintings that captures and celebrates all the planet has to offer. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Earth’s wonders documented in Our Beautiful Resilient Planet

In the Station House’s Main Gallery from February and March, the natural world is on full display

Lyn Capling is the artist behind Our Beautiful Resilient Planet, a series of paintings that captures and celebrates all the planet has to offer. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Community Arts Council of Williams Lake’s program manager Venta Rutkauskas has taken on the popular Performance in the Park culture series which she hopes will grow into an event that showcases all of the performing arts, not just singing. (Patrick Davies photo- Williams Lake Tribune)

All forms of performing arts wanted for Performances in the Park

Registration is still open for the 2020 Performances in the Park until March 3

The Community Arts Council of Williams Lake’s program manager Venta Rutkauskas has taken on the popular Performance in the Park culture series which she hopes will grow into an event that showcases all of the performing arts, not just singing. (Patrick Davies photo- Williams Lake Tribune)
Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Victoria songstress is fueled by the music

  • Dec 18, 2019
Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage
The art of Kelly Corbett

The art of Kelly Corbett

Landscapes and wildlife of British Columbia

  • Dec 9, 2019
The art of Kelly Corbett
Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message

Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message

Musician traded in a law career for her musical journey

  • Nov 18, 2019
Kelly Derrickson’s music with a message