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Getting punch-drunk on music

Getting punch-drunk on music

Steampunk swing band Punch Drunk Cabaret co-headline the Big Bam June Jam
Fort Nelson artist launches 100-day painting challenge

Fort Nelson artist launches 100-day painting challenge

A Fort Nelson woman has challenged herself to create a painting a day for the next 100 days in support of the local museum. Dawn Gullackson launched her challenge May 25, and has set up her easel and paints in the log cabin on the museum grounds.
Provincial Performing Arts Festival will showcase local talent

Provincial Performing Arts Festival will showcase local talent

Dancers, singers, musicians and speakers from across the province will descend on Fort St. John next week.
Taylor Elementary students become published authors

Taylor Elementary students become published authors

Students at Taylor Elementary School can check off at least one lifetime accomplishment from their bucket list: write a book.
Sneetches tackle issues of identity, prejudice

Sneetches tackle issues of identity, prejudice

It's a free lesson about identity, prejudice and tolerance, with a little bit of fun and games mixed in between. School District 60's Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) program will present a free performance of The Sneetches by Dr.
Movie nights return to Centennial Park

Movie nights return to Centennial Park

What better way to spend a summer night than kicking back on a blanket with fresh popcorn and taking in a movie right in the heart of downtown? Movies in the Park, sponsored by Troyer Venures, Shell Canada and Moose FM, is back for another year, with
Hedley says 'Hello' to Dawson Creek

Hedley says 'Hello' to Dawson Creek

Hedley brought their Hello World tour to Dawson Creek on May 12, and the crowd was decidedly younger than one normally sees in the Encana Events Centre. For many kids, this looked to be the first live concert they’d ever experienced.
Artwalk a workout for the soles

Artwalk a workout for the soles

Annual artist showcase kicks off in Fort St. John Saturday, and includes 28 artists who will have their work on display in 26 downtown businesses
Musical theatre instills confidence, leadership skills

Musical theatre instills confidence, leadership skills

What do you do when you come across someone who looks exactly like you? You switch lives with them, of course. A group of about 35 homeschooled kids from around the Fort St.
The Laramie Project leaves a lasting impression

The Laramie Project leaves a lasting impression

North Peace Secondary students tackle bigotry in ripped-from-the-headlines play