All shows by the Prince George Symphony Orchestra from January until the end of this season are dedicated to the late Wallace Leung, but there was an unmistakable air of remembrance for this weekend's concert in particular. Mozart's Requiem, preluded by Schubert's Symphony No. 8 in B Minor.
Gary Fjellgaard is calling in from the road on a cell phone. Through the static there is something else in the air, something dusty and lonesome. It so happens that he is on a roadside somewhere between Kamloops and Cache Creek.
The first rule is, there are no rules. What else would you expect from someone who wrote about freak shows for his last book? Someone who was/is a poet but wrote a novel? Robert Budde is a rookie resident of Prince George but already he's rearranging the cultural landscape a bit by building the Just West of Unruly' writers' festival.
The Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation got a lot of help last week from Jerry Seinfeld and his madcap friends. A five hour Seinfeld marathon ran from noon to 5 p.m. this past Sunday on PGTV, as a fund-raiser for the foundation.
Forty-one-year-old aboriginal woman Joyce Adam has just qualified as a carpentry apprentice. There are two things wrong with this picture. One: it is a pretty rare carpenter who happens to also be a 41-year-old aboriginal woman. Two: that we should think there is something wrong with this picture.
The Roll-A-Dome was a busy place over the weekend with skateboarders coming from near and far for a competition set up by Hilary Pitt as part of her work experience with Factory Skate of Prince George.
International incidents bring to bear the importance of volunteering for the Red Cross. Although volunteers in Prince George are not in any direct line of fire, their counterparts regular folks and skilled professionals who donate their time to help in emergencies are laying down their lives in other cities of the world. Whether here or in the heat of battle in the Middle East, lives depend upon these selfless volunteers and personnel.