Frank Wayne Mottl’s new book opens up in Gibsons, on the Sunshine Coast, a little more than a century ago. Like his first book, ‘the Cumberland Tales‘, ‘Mother’s Keep’ blends the flavours of actual and imagined events. This has prompted readers to ask him about the characters.Continue reading The inspiration for ‘Mother’s Keep’
CKTZ News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre is reopening at 7 PM Friday, September 17th with a showing of Vancouver film maker Jennifer Abbott’s ’The Magnitude of All Things.’Continue reading Tidemark Theatre reopens with ‘the Magnitude of All Things”
Since its inception in 1997, Campbell River‘s chainsaw sculpture show, “Transformations on the Shore,” has been a favourite event for both locals and tourists. Artists come from as far away as Alberta to participate in the summertime live sculpting event.Continue reading Transformations On the Shore: Local Art
By Roy L Hales
A local novel is getting traction in stores from Courtenay to Campbell River. The author describes his work ”a collection of stories, some real, some fiction, all filled with nostalgia of recent (1960’s).” I recently had an opportunity to ask Frank Wayne what is behind The Cumberland Tales.
Continue reading Behind The Cumberland Tales
The award-winning documentary “Fractured Land” follows the life of First Nations warrior and lawyer, Caleb Behn as he explores the impacts hydraulic fracturing is having on his community. It will soon be aired on the Knowledge Network. I had an opportunity to ask Campbell River filmmaker Damien Gillis, What’s behind the documentary Fractured Land?Continue reading Behind The Documentary Fractured Land