Though it's not quite the shot heard 'round the world, the shockwaves from Tuesday's blockbuster announcement from Victoria will reverberate across the province's political landscape for months - maybe years.
Singer songwriter Mark Browning of Ox is a true believer that "suffering a bit" for what you want in life is the backbone of rock and roll. Although he is now a little more country than rock, he thinks musicians have to a pay their dues. He concedes that not all musicians, even the ones in his own band, would necessarily agree with him.
When a Jack Boudreau book comes into local publishing house Caitlin Press Inc., owner Cynthia Wilson knows she has a good read on her hands. And probably a pretty good seller on the competitive book market. "I have always taken his books. He's a good story teller and he always has a very northern focus."
Bel Canto Youth Choirs (65 voices) will join the Prince George Symphony Orchestra in Christmas with the Bel Canto Choirs Saturday, December 18, 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 19 at 2 p.m. at Vanier Hall. Tickets may be purchased at Studio 2880 or contact George Sipos, 562-0800 at the symphony office. The concert will feature arrangements of a wide variety of musical styles and colour that will suit every audience member - from medieval, Spanish carols and seasonal Baroque treasures to...
It will be an evening of Christmas and song. That is about all local singer and teacher Maureen Washington will reveal about an upcoming concert at Cafe Voltaire with musician David Sproule. For anything more, you have to attend the special December 18 concert. This is the second year that the duo will be performing their seasonal event. Washington does promise it will be lots of fun.
Generosity and community caring are alive and well in Prince George, said United Way campaign director Jocelyn Snih on Monday. Donations from corporations, businesses and individuals have been boosted over last year's totals, she said. And so the future looks brighter for 125 programs and services helped by United Way.