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More students awarded at Festival of the Arts

More students awarded at Festival of the Arts

Festival wraps up this weekend with piano and strings division
School District 60 students at the Peace River North Festival of the Arts

School District 60 students at the Peace River North Festival of the Arts

Some new, some experienced musicians at this year's festival
Dance delegates chosen for provincial arts festival

Dance delegates chosen for provincial arts festival

More than $6,000 in scholarships given out to dancers at Peace River North Festival of the Arts
Performing arts fest returns to the stage

Performing arts fest returns to the stage

Young artists from across Fort St. John and Northern B.C. take to the stage Thursday morning for the first public Peace River North Performing Arts Festival in two years.
Proposed arts hub could make city ‘unique place’ to visit

Proposed arts hub could make city ‘unique place’ to visit

A new study from the Fort St. John Arts Council has imagined a number of concepts for a potential new creative hub and suite of art studios to meet the growing needs of local artists and help revitalize downtown.
Northern Arts Review: Métis cultural connections

Northern Arts Review: Métis cultural connections

Stigma is a common hurdle for many Métis artists working to rekindle their traditions, making Lynette La Fontaine's story an inspiration to many
Creative Hub study draws ‘transformative’ new art spaces in downtown Fort St. John

Creative Hub study draws ‘transformative’ new art spaces in downtown Fort St. John

Preliminary options include NPCC expansion or building anew at 100 and 100
Prayers for peace: Fort St. John quilts for Ukraine

Prayers for peace: Fort St. John quilts for Ukraine

The Fort St. John Country Quilter’s Guild is on a mission to bring supports to Ukraine, crafting blue and yellow pattern blocks and taking part in a global quilting movement to aid relief efforts as Russia continues to ravage the country.
Confluence: New art exhibit showcasing Atlin Lake opens this week

Confluence: New art exhibit showcasing Atlin Lake opens this week

“The atmosphere is mythical in a way, it really reminds you of other worlds.”
Northern B.C. artist Alex Cuba wins first Grammy for best Latin pop album

Northern B.C. artist Alex Cuba wins first Grammy for best Latin pop album

While driving home to Smithers from the Okanagan with his family through heavy snow Sunday, Alex Cuba found out his album Mendó won the 2022 Grammy Award for best Latin pop album.