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Because anything with name culture in it automatically infers art, and because art is that most beautiful intersection between creative energy and perception.

This month The Art Spirit Gallery in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, turns 20. To celebrate we’ve interviewed the gallery’s Mason Miles, who’s also 20 and who’s…

How does a London composer become one of the most talented landscape photographers in the West Kootenays? We chat with Robert Neufeld to find out.

It’s one of the world’s most renowned festivals, for 19 years the Shambhala Music Festival has been leading the charge when it comes to music,…

Festival season is almost at a close across the Kootenays, but the sweet sounds of summer are still ringing between our ears as we whisk toward…

For most of its lifespan, the craft of film-based photography always told the truth. But today, in an age of ubiquitous post-production boosting, the ethics…

The new issues of Kootenay and Coast Mountain Culture Magazines are out and about at a distribution outlet near you (KMC, CMC). For the first…

In 2013, the end of the road seemed nigh for D.O.A., the seminal Vancouver hardcore punk band fronted by remaining founding member, guitarist and vocalist…

No people, animals or buildings. Nothing man-made. Jody Bruce only paints trees, mountains, water, rocks, the land, the wind. And people love her work. This…

Whistler, British Columbia, illustrator Kate Zessel draws her inspiration from the mountains where she lives and from the elusive creatures that inhabit them. The 25-year-old…

The Quran, Torah, Bhagavad Gita and the Bible: they’re all scripture that continues to shape and give meaning to Earth’s civilizations. But to some, “holy”…

Tofino’s progressive raincoast education society keeps kids curious about our coastlines.

The almighty hop has graced beer with flavour and stability since the ninth century. More recently, the Pacific Northwest’s own bitter-but-blessed holy water — the…

Yo, poets, romance writers and haiku-hawkers, tired of languishing in the unappreciated annals of literature’s darkest valley? Well, loosen your scarf and put down the…

When three ski-bum cinematographers and one drug kingpin tried an experiment in 80s-era Whistler, the result was Fear and Loathing-tinged travel through time, space and…

Nelson, British Columbia-based filmmaker Jon Long checks in with a look behind the curtain as he takes us through the making of the local segments of…

Every Labour Day long weekend, a prehistoric lakebed in northern Nevada plays host to an audacious mass of human creativity and celebration of spirit. Some…

The usual adjectives to describe Kiesza’s rise to fame—rapid, dizzying, meteoric—don’t do justice to the surreal magnitude of what the Calgary singer has achieved. In…

A dude-turned-dad reflects upon his unexpected urban existence in the Emerald City and finds a silver lining around the crowd. These days I lead two lives….

In his editor’s introduction of the March 2015 issue of Canada’s The Walrus magazine, John MacFarlane bids readers farewell and introduces the publication’s new editor, Jonathan Kay. MacFarlane tells readers they may be surprised to learn Kay didn’t receive an arts education, as they might expect, but that his undergraduate and master’s degrees were in metallurgical engineering.

In 2012, we covered Simon Beck’s incredible snowshoed artwork in KMC. Recently, Icebreaker released a video of his process. Fair to say this guy does…