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By Contributor On on Wednesday Oct 11 2017

John McDermott is an international recording star and household name.

Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans’ causes - the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour Society's Bob Hope Award, the Ted Williams Globe & Anchor Award from the USMC and, here at home, a...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Friday Oct 06 2017

There’s a new mural jazzing up the 400 Block of Victoria Street next to the Capitol Theatre.

The large mural is part of a project initiated by the Nelson Heritage Working Group and Touchstones Museum.

Local Art Educator Amber Santos said the Heritage Working Group's Youth Heritage Mural is in partnership with the Nelson Youth Centre Youth Action Network.

The large-scale...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

Attention musicians!  During the Rossland Acoustic Music Camp , from the evening of September 29  to October 1, 2017, the red-roofed church ―and now school ― at First Avenue and Queen Street  will ring with music, as musicians fill it with sound to sharpen their playing skills.  Seven Summits Centre for Learning hosts this first-ever event for Rossland  at its...

By City of Trail On on Thursday Aug 24 2017

The City of Trail and the Trail Historical Society (THS) are pleased to announce that the operations, management and staffing of the museum and archives will become the responsibility of the City of Trail, effective September 1, 2017.  This new operating structure aligns with the opening of the Riverfront Centre in early 2018 and transfers Sarah Benson’s current THS role of Director, Museum...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Thursday Jul 20 2017

The Seventh Annual Kootenay Festival is set to wow the crowds this Saturday at Millennium Park, and is expected to draw upwards of 2,500 celebrants.

“About 2,500 people came last year, and we’re expecting more this year,” said Audrey Maxwell-Polovnikoff of the Castlegar and District Recreation Department. “We have close to 50 vendors, and performers from across the Kootenays.”

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By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Jul 12 2017

Carmen Moreira has come a long way from participating in Capital Theatre’s summer theatre programs and graduating from Mount Sentinel High School.

The South Slocan native recently received BC Social Innovation Award Youth Award &...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Thursday Jun 29 2017

Rossland's traditional summer entertainment starts again on July 1 with a brand new show, blending -- as usual -- historical fact with imaginative fiction, high kicking, low humour, song , dance, a dash of romance and a lot of fun:  the Gold Fever Follies highlight an aspect of the late 1890s gold rush days with this original musical comedy.

The 30th anniversary show opens on July 1 at...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Tuesday Jun 13 2017

Summer must be right around the corner as one of the cornerstones to the Nelson downtown during July and August is Artwalk.

This year opening night for 2017 ArtWalk is Friday, June 23 from 6-9 p.m. in the Nelson Downtown.

"It will be all about art on Friday, June 23rd whether its oil, acrylic, or water based -town will be alive with color and talent," said Stephanie Myers, 2017...

By Contributor On on Sunday Jan 29 2017

Calling all musicans.

The Kootenay Music Awards submissions are now open, until Sunday February 12, 2017.

Awards submissions kicked off January 16 in eight exciting categories, including Artist and Album of the Year.

The Kootenay Co-Op Radio is honored and excited to be coordinating the fifth Kootenay Music Awards. 

A premier celebration of local, original music...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 17 2016

Allan “Dr Eclectic” Markin has recently released his new folk-roots album Places: Songs of Toil and Peaceful Life, consisting of 12 original compositions that explore important events in Doukhobor history, as well as salient elements of their life concept.

“The album was inspired by my desire to better understand my own Doukhobor heritage,” said Markin, “and to make the Doukhobor...

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