Category Archives: The Kootenays

Album review: ‘Tales from the Alluvial’ by Jonathan Burden

Jon Burden, guitarist and songwriter with Holly & Jon, has released a new album of solo material titled Tales from the Alluvial, rescued from his personal archives where the songs had lain unreleased since being recorded in the 1990s. Music … Continue reading

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Nelson Hugs Over Masks rally urges compassionate action

The national activist group Hugs Over Masks rolled into Nelson on Saturday, April 3 on its second tour of British Columbia. Founded by Vladislav Sobolev last year in Toronto, the group has attracted supporters across the country who are protesting … Continue reading

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Wayman releases powerful new book of poems

Author Tom Wayman has just released a new book of poems, titled Watching a Man Break a Dog’s Back: Poems for a Dark Time, from Harbour Publishing. Wayman is something of a literary icon in Canada, and was among the … Continue reading

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