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Local Arts

Taking it to the street

Downtown Squamish will soon be alive and dancing to the sounds of an eclectic mix of local and international music and visual art.

A song takes flight

Hundreds of people heard these words set to music as Squamish gathered at the Howe Sound Inn last July 2 to celebrate the 2010 Winter Olympics coming to Sea to Sky Country.

Famous funnyman comes to town

He dances, he sings, he does magic and tells jokes - Al Simmons does everything and more to generate some huge laughter from his audiences all over the world.

ABOUT TOWN: Climbing documentary's Squamish premiere tonight

Many hearts are aching following the horrendous accident last Saturday morning that took the lives of seven Squamish residents. Five of those were members of the Sikh community and, as well, father and son Al and Ian Barbour.

ART BEAT: So many stories left to tell

Time really does flyIt's been two and a half years since I first put pen to paper for this column. With this, my last contribution to Art Beat, I realize so many topics remain. I wanted to let people know about Learning Through the Arts (www.ltta.

Setting the stage for 2010

Although the big event is still six years away from happening, the excitement for the 2010 Olympic Games is beginning to grow in Squamish.

Talented men sought for Rotary fundraiser

The Squamish Rotary Club is looking for the Men of Sea to Sky Country to participate in a charity fundraising talent night in May of this year.

Making 'em laugh

PREVIEW The Big Bank Theory Special Squamish Screening Saturday, Jan. 24, 8 p.m.

The past helps the future of Outdoor Recreation

Fuelled by the desire to see what lay behind a one-line description of an epic route in a climbing guide, director and climber Ivan Hughes explores the story of two young climbers, Jim Baldwin and Ed Cooper, who in May 1961 decided to try the impossi

Viva Valdy!

Pure folk with a touch of rock 'n roll. If you're looking for a little bit of both, you're in luck because Valdy's coming to town. Valdy's annual appearance at the BAG Sunday night (Jan.