Sue Popesku Archives

We invite you to explore this curated digital archive comprised of arts, culture and heritage material collected by Sue Popesku and other members of northeast BC.

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Earth Day at Upper Pine (2012)

Tiffany Pederson’s Kindergarten/Grade 1 class showed off their upcycled hats made out of recycled material for Earth Day in 2012.

Church of the Good Shephard (Taylor) Newspaper Article (c. 1992)

This newspaper article is about a historic church located in Taylor, B.C. The Church of the Good Shepherd was built in 1932 and has since become a significant part of the community. The article discusses the importance in preserving the building as it was built prior to the Alaska Highway. The Church of the Good Shepherd is still standing today, in its original location.

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown (1987)

In 1987 You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown toured the local area. From July 25 – August 1at the Northern Lights Theatre. Ruth Temple and Tim Hankewich starred in the production as Lucy Van Pelt and Charlie Brown.

Northern Lights College Newspaper Article (2008)

This document is a newspaper article featuring Northern Lights College. This section was dedicated to the school with an introduction on the programs offered, as well as the locations of their campuses. The remainder of the article has a brief history on Northern Lights College and a timeline of significant events from 1976 to 2007.

Expo ’86 (1986)

Expo ’86 was an event located in Vancouver, British Columbia. The World Fair was held from May 2 until October 13, 1986. “Transportation and Communication: World in Motion – World in Touch” was the theme of the event. It was only the second time that Canada held the World Fair. This catalogue includes newspaper articles advertising for auditions to be a part of the Peace River exhibit at Expo, the appointment of Sue Popesku as Regional Program Producer for the region, as well as some photos from the event, promotional material and a provincial newsletter.

Spectrum Magazine (1996-1997)

This file contains a sample of Fort St. John’s The Spectrum magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 Winter 96/97), “Fort St. John’s Showcase of People and Business.” It includes an article on local artist, Cindy Vincent, featuring an insight into her paintings. This is followed by the magazines’ Poems, Jokes, Stories section, with entries from local residents. Next is a feature on Don Nearhood, his story, and his work on miniature displays. The last page is The Spectrum’s home page with information on the magazine’s mission, contact information, and more.

High on Ice Winter Festival (2006)

The High on Ice Winter Festival is an annual event contracted out by the City of Fort St. John. Since its inception and until 2012, the Fort St. John Community Arts Council carried out this event. Held in January, the event showcases both professional and amateur carvers that come to compete. This catalogue includes photos from the 2006 event.

Fort St. John Hospital Foundation’s Be an Angel (1993)

The Fort St. John Hospital Foundation has many events and fundraisers, Be an Angel is one of them. It is held during the Christmas season, and it is their signature annual fundraiser. Starting in November you can donate towards the foundation and there is also a annual gala to attend. This catalogue contains photographs from the 1993 event.

Christmas at the Fort St. John Hospital (2003)

These photos are from the Be an Angel fundraiser carried out by the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation each year during the Christmas season. This catalogue includes photos from the 2003 event.

Fort St. John Hospital Foundation’s Jazz Pot (1998)

Jazz Pot was an event put on by the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation. It was in October of 1998 and located at the  North Peace Secondary School gym. There was a dinner, a silent auction and many other fun activities. This catalogue includes photos from the event.

North Peace Cultural Society Constitution (1980s)

This document contains a draft of the constitution for the North Peace Cultural Society from the 1980s. It outlines the purposes of the society, such as the promotion of visual and performing arts, and culture, and providing a space for such activities to take place.