Columbia Basin Culture Tour calls for entries

Registrations are being accepted for artists/venues to participate in the seventh annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour.

Ted Crosfield’s hand-turned wood art was one of the highlights of last year’s Columbia Basin Culture Tour.

Submitted to the Castlegar News

Registrations are being accepted for artists/venues in the Columbia Basin to participate in the seventh annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour, a celebration of culture taking place August 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The self-guided tour showcases local arts, culture and heritage offered at no charge to the general public. “Arts” includes visual, written, performing, media and inter-arts. Participating as a venue allows you to connect with locals, develop a wider audience, educate the public about what you do, market your activities, and attract visitors to your community.

The tour allows visitors to meet the participants behind the scenes and allows them to visit artists’ studios that may not regularly be open to the public, purchase works directly from the artists, visit art galleries, museums and cultural centres to view special interpretive displays, archives, demonstrations or performances. It is also a chance for them to meet the people behind the scenes that are such a vital part of our local culture.

Full colour tour directories will be available free to the public as a guide to visit your location. Signage, posters and postcards are provided to promote your participation. Your web page profile will also remain for the rest of the year and will list your contact hours outside of the event.

Registrations received by March 31 are $40. After that it’s $50. The final registration deadline is April 13.

To register visit: cbculturetour.com. For information call: 250-505-5505 or  1-877-505-7355.

 

Just Posted

Castlegar daycare selected for univeral child care pilot program

MLA Katrine Conroy presents letter of acceptance to the program to the Children’s Centre at Selkirk College

Kootenay region posts 10-per-cent return rate on electoral reform ballots

As of Nov. 13, only 5.3 per cent of ballots had been returned province-wide

Talking transgender issues with Nelson advocate

Nov. 20 is the Transgender Day of Remembrance

Leafs Roundup: Nelson adds a win and a tie on two-game road trip

Nelson native Reid Vulcano scored in his KIJHL debut

Over 120 people to lend a hand at Community Connect

The annual event offers free services at Central School

VIDEO: Amazon to split second HQ between New York, Virginia

Official decision expected later Tuesday to end competition between North American cities to win bid and its promise of 50,000 jobs

Kuhnhackl scores 2 odd goals as Isles dump Canucks 5-2

Vancouver drops second game in two nights

Stink at B.C. school prompts complaints of headaches, nausea

Smell at Abbotsford school comes from unauthorized composting operation

Fear of constitutional crisis escalates in U.S.; Canadians can relate

Some say President Donald Trump is leading the U.S. towards a crisis

B.C.-based pot producer Tilray reports revenue surge, net loss

Company remains excited about ‘robust’ cannabis industry

Canada stands pat on Saudi arms sales, even after hearing Khashoggi tape

Khashoggi’s death at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul further strained Riyadh’s already difficult relationship with Ottawa

Feds pledge money for young scientists, but funding for in-house research slips

Canada’s spending on science is up almost 10 per cent since the Liberals took office, but spending on in-house research is actually down

Disabled boy has ‘forgiven’ bullies who walked on him in stream, mom says

A Cape Breton teen who has cerebral palsy was told to lie in a stream as other kids walked over him

Letters shed light on state of mind of B.C. mom accused of daughter’s murder

Trial of South Surrey mother Lisa Batstone begins in BC Supreme Court

Most Read