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Regional Arts Council sets virtual eyes on Sue Popesku archives

Regional Arts Council sets virtual eyes on Sue Popesku archives

The Peace Liard Regional Arts Council says it's still going strong in 2021, with upcoming programs and events moved to virtual formats.
‘The land is abundant’: Moosemeat & Marmalade returns for fifth season

‘The land is abundant’: Moosemeat & Marmalade returns for fifth season

Art Napoleon returns home and to the TV screen next week as the popular globetrotting food and culture show ‘Moosemeat & Marmalade’ premieres its fifth season in the Peace River Valley.
Richard Bell ready to lead Peace Gallery North into post-pandemic future

Richard Bell ready to lead Peace Gallery North into post-pandemic future

When Richard Bell moved to Fort St. John in April of 2020, he never imagined he'd be running an art gallery less than a year later.
Perspectives on the Peace

Perspectives on the Peace

This week, I had the good fortune to speak with the talented minds behind She Said, He Said, She Said , a group show on display at Peace Gallery North featuring works by Sandy Troudt, Miep Burgerjon, and Volker (Mike) Kroecher.
Opportunities for local artists

Opportunities for local artists

Yeehaw! Howdy, dear reader, this week I will be sharing some exciting opportunities for local artists that you won’t want to miss.
Growth of northern B.C. forestry detailed in bush pilot's new book

Growth of northern B.C. forestry detailed in bush pilot's new book

Former bush pilot and forest industry pioneer Svend Serup, and his daughter Sheila, have written a new book about Svend’s life and adventures, titled No Old, Bold Pilots .
A fork in the narrow road

A fork in the narrow road

For this week’s article, I spoke with Canadian filmmaker Charles Wilkinson about his latest project, investigating the relationship between post-secondary education and the oil and gas industry in the Dawson Creek area.
Digitizing 75 years of North Peace history

Digitizing 75 years of North Peace history

The Fort St. John North Peace Museum is embarking on a large project to digitize newspapers from Fort St. John beginning with the Alaska Highway News.
Fort St. John museum news

Fort St. John museum news

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around the museum these days. A masked crew of volunteers hung garlands, decorated trees, and put out many of our Christmas artefacts.
Exhibit offers crème de la crème of Peace region painters

Exhibit offers crème de la crème of Peace region painters

With Covid continuing to nip at our heels, it seems our regional artists may have more time than they’ve ever had to practice their craft. The quality of work emerging from our area gives evidence to the skills and creativity of our local artists.