The World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) is bringing hip-hop superstars De La Soul to Whistler for a free show on the main stage in Skier's Plaza at the base of Whistler Mountain on Saturday, April 12. The rapper trio — Posdnuos, Dave and Maseo — have performed together since 1987 and are considered pioneers of hip hop music.
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The Whistler Arts Council held its largest-ever exhibit opening last week when it transformed Scotia Creek Gallery into a rustic ski cabin for the Out of Bounds: Tales from the Backcountry launch. The show features two concurrent contests running through October with backcountry photographs from top name action sports photographers and Prior's topsheet art competition.
Putting together an art show featuring dozens of artists and 53 pieces might be time-consuming, but for Whistler Secondary School art teacher Brenda Norrie, it's worth the effort. "It's an incredible amount of work putting the show up," Norrie says.