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Arts and sports groups receive $175K in gaming grants

Arts and sports groups receive $175K in gaming grants

Nine non-profit groups in Fort St. John and the North Peace have received $175,000 in gaming grants to help develop their art and sport programs.
Fort St. John Irish dancers shine at first ever Canadian nationals

Fort St. John Irish dancers shine at first ever Canadian nationals

Fort St. John's Watt School of Irish Dance was in Calgary last week, October 14 to 17, for the inaugural Canadian National Irish Dance Championships.
Northern Arts Review: Explore the Land of Dreamers

Northern Arts Review: Explore the Land of Dreamers

I would like to describe the Muskwa-Kechika to you, dear reader, but in this case, seeing is better than reading
Take a walk through the urban landscapes of Paris and Berlin

Take a walk through the urban landscapes of Paris and Berlin

Peace Gallery North continues to spotlight street art this month, with its newest exhibit offering viewers a snapshot through the streets of Paris and Berlin.
Fort St. John dancers treated to workshops from ballet professionals

Fort St. John dancers treated to workshops from ballet professionals

Members of the local dance community got quite the treat this week with Canada's Ballet Jörgen coming to town.
California Comedy Tour hits the Lido this week

California Comedy Tour hits the Lido this week

Lars Callieou is bringing his California Comedy Tour to the Lido Theatre this Saturday, October 2. The Edmonton-based comedian, born in Fort St. John, said he loves to end his tours at the Lido to show the touring comedians the Peace Region's best venue.
'Plagued' art exhibit tackles COVID-19 in Fort St. John

'Plagued' art exhibit tackles COVID-19 in Fort St. John

It began with a scrawl tagged on a Fort St. John school and prompted an anonymous local artist to take their response to the walls of Peace Gallery North.
Local artist Lorna Penner awarded for excellence

Local artist Lorna Penner awarded for excellence

Montney artist Lorna Penner has won first prize in the Colours of Fall Juried Exhibition by the Peace River Chapter of the Federation of Canadian Artists.
Fort St. John museum news

Fort St. John museum news

We’ve responded to over 100 inquires in our archives so far this year and are on track to have one of our best years ever
Writers festival features Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate

Writers festival features Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate

This year's Wild Words North writers festival continues today with a series of virtual workshops and a reading from Canada’s Parliamentary Poet Laureate.