Art + Soul

Creative contributions to Rocky Mountain culture.

2015 Golden Mountain Festival – photo gallery

Golden, BC – The ideal place for a Mountain Festival.

Festival Favourites: Summer 2015

Our fave festivals happening in and around the Canadian Rockies.

Adventures with Lyme Disease

A girl on a mission to find out how Lyme disease and adventure can go hand in hand.

Jasper: A Photographer’s Dream

A killer combination of insider-approved, accessible adventures and amazing photos from Jasper National Park.

Northern Canadian Connections

Distant neighbour: northern artist Robbie Craig gets connected to the Rockies.

Short film making waves

“Connectivity: The restoration of 40 Mile Creek” opened for a packed house at Patagonia’s “Damnation” during this year’s Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.

Origami Stars

Give your Highline Magazines and old papers a new lease on life with this fun origami project.

‘Sculpted in Time’ by Sherpas Cinema

‘Sculpted in Time’ explores the growth of skiing in Banff National Park, showcasing the best terrain our mountains have to offer and the legends who have built the industry.


Zelda Nelson has been creating beautiful works of art that capture the true essence of Rocky Mountain beauty for decades. This year she is being honoured in the Mayor’s Spotlight on the Arts.

SPOTLIGHT ON THE ARTS: Stonecrop Studios

Fourty years later, Stonecrop studios is still bringing light to the creativity that lives in the Canmore arts scene. These local artists are being celebrated for their dedication to their craft.


As a teacher and a mentor, Priscilla Janes gives much more than just the fruits of her talents to the Canmore arts community. This community builder is being honoured for her efforts in this year’s Mayor’s Spotlight on the Arts.


Shirley Chinneck took a big risk when she left a long-term, successful career to dive head first into her passion for art, and it's all paying off for this Canmore-based artist.


As the Mayor’s Spotlight on the Arts draws close we will be featuring some of the incredible local artists being honoured in this year’s celebration.

Serving up honest Canadian folk rock: Brad Brewer Band

To be honest, we’re pretty sure the Brad Brewer Band’s EP launch party will be more fun than camping in your own backyard. See you on the 16th!

Glen Boles: Feature Mountain Illustrator

The story of celebrated local alpinist and artist Glen Boles, as told by Lynn Martel. Browse his incredible drawings and find yourself transported to new summits.

Elk Run & Riot: Both Sides of the Valley

These boys are the real deal and their new album definitely sheds some light on life in this great valley we call home.

Canada House celebrates 40 years

Join the Canada House Gallery as they celebrate 40 successful years of business in Banff.

Under the cover: Underground Edition

Get down and dirty with the story behind our cover shot by local photographer Mark Unrau.

Curiosity to Explore

It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, but we bet the stunning landscapes captured by Wild Flour featured artist Kevin Annala just might leave you speechless.

Ralphine Locke

Rocky Mountain grace: our Ralphine Locke

We’ll never know Rocky Mountain grace like Banffite Ralphine Locke. She was the perfect combo of pioneer and pearl and this Bow Valley treasure will be missed.