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A Former Powell Riverite is the Most Powerful Stylist in Hollywood (No, Really)

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017

A Former Powell Riverite is the Most Powerful Stylist in Hollywood (No, Really)

Share this!On the cover of this month’s Hollywood Reporter is none other than Powell River’s own Karla Welch (nee Culos). From the article: The Hollywood Reporter just named the 25 most powerful stylists in Hollywood, and the number one spot went to one well-deserved woman. Her client list consists of Sarah Paulson, Ruth Negga, Justin Bieber, Pink, Lorde, America Ferrera, Busy...

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Catch “Ice Guardians” Vancouver Premier with Gino Odjick and Powell River-born Director

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017

Catch “Ice Guardians” Vancouver Premier with Gino Odjick and Powell River-born Director

Share this! Powell River-born film director Brett Harvey, who directed on the film Ice Guardians (which Newsweek is calling one of their “Top 10 Favourite Documentaries for 2016”), will possibly be making a special appearance in Vancouver for a screening of his film at the Rio Theatre. (Fun fact: Brett also appeared on our list of “7 people who are totally famous in Powell River.”)...

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9 Photos That Show Winter in Powell River Ain’t So Bad

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017

9 Photos That Show Winter in Powell River Ain’t So Bad

Share this!We’re blessed with relatively mild winters here in Powell River, but this year, we’ve had a bit of a cold snap. Some of you have fully embraced this winter weather and ventured out into the bush to find snow. Others have stuck closer to home and spent more time indoors than other years. Both are totally okay. For those of you that have ventured out, we applaud you, for you...

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1996-97 Powell River Regals Inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame!

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017

1996-97 Powell River Regals Inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame!

Share this!Some hometown peeps, many of whom you probably know very well, are going to be in the BC Hockey Hall of Fame (BCHHF) as of July 2017. Yup, you heard that right. Just in time for the Regals’ 20th Anniversary of winning the Allan Cup, the 1996-97 Allan Cup Champion Powell River Regals have been chosen as 2017 BCHHF inductees. The Allan Cup was hosted at the Powell River Recreation...

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Special Screening of “The End of the Road”

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017

Special Screening of “The End of the Road”

Share this!Powell River film lovers! You are invited to a special hometown Gala Night screening of “The End of the Road” film at The Patricia Theatre during the Powell River Film Festival! The screening includes a special performance by Rick Scott of Pied Pumkin. If you are in the area, you should definitely come for the very first showing of the film! From the website: Picture your...

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