Arts & Culture

From First Nations culture to the latest in contemporary art, music and more - Whistler's arts and culture scene runs deep.

Drink, Dance, Repeat – A Whistler Nightlife Guide

Finally, an Inside scoop on what Whistler nightclubs are going off on what night. (hint- they all go off almost every night. Bring an extra liver...)

Going Up? Connections on a Whistler Chairlift

Loading a chairlift in Whistler is like pulling up a chair to a stranger's table. Pro riders, movie stars, local legends... Who knows who you're riding with or what kind of awesome stories they have to tell.

Whistler’s Golden Girls — Three Local Olympians

You always hear about the lack of women in ski towns but here in Whistler we not only have lots, they all rip. The Insider chats with three homegrown Olympians about skipping school, riding pow and other joys of growing up in Whistler.

Whistler – Home of the Amateur Meteorologist

Usually people talk about the weather when they have nothing else to say but here in Whistler, where those all-time powder days can strike at anytime, everyone is an Amateur Meteorologist.

Whistler Search & Rescue Manager: Brad Sills

It's all fun and games until someone kicks off a class 4 avalanche, or ends up lost in a creek bed with no food or shelter, or breaks their femur or... It's all fun and games until it isn't... then it's time to call Brad Sills and Whistler Search & Rescue.

Snowcats, Snow Jobs and Unsung Heroes

Snowcats are what brought Feet Banks and his family to Whistler but the Powder is what kept them here. Feet remembers being a kid, riding in snowcats, and busting huge daffy's in Jersey Cream bowl.

Lil’wat Nation & Culturally Modified Trees

The Coast Mountains have big mountains, but they also have some of the most impressive trees on the planet. Local Native peoples have been protecting and using these forests for generations and now their "culturally modified trees" may play a role in heritage and environmental conservation.

Whistler Kid – Musician/Songbird Ali Milner

Growing up in North America's premier mountain resort isn't all fun and games...okay, actually it kinda is. Musician/Songwriter Ali Milner talks about the joys and memories of childhood in the mountains.

Blake Jorgenson- Photography Tips from a Pro!

Blake Jorgenson is a multi-award-winning Whistler photographer who's shot with all the big-name pros for all the big-game companies and publications. This week he's giving back to all the amateur photographers out there with a couple tips on how to shoot better photos in the mountains. Thanks Blake.

Insider’s Guide to Whistler’s Olympic Legacies

With the 2nd Viessmann Luge World Cup set to go off this weekend, what better time to re-examine all the key legacies Whistler received from the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games?

Whistler Film Festival – 7 Flicks Not To Miss

There’s snow on the hills and stars in the village this week for the 11th annual Whistler Film Festival. With over 83 films screening this is when our silver screens light up with stories from around the world (and close to home.) The Whistler Insider suggests seven films worth checking out (but really they are all worth watching.)
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