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By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 31 2018

Taking place Aug. 11 and 12, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., the Columbia Basin Culture Tour allows you to explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event. Travel to studios and archives that aren't normally open, see demonstrations, new exhibitions and collections or meet people behind the scenes. To participate in the tour, simply grab a map,...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

The talent in Nelson never ceases to amaze the theatre goers of the Capitol Theatre Summer Youth Production.

Once again, the Capitol Theatre turns into a musical theatre school with the 30th Summer Youth Production, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, beginning Thursday and running until Saturday.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame sees the lushly scored retelling of Victor...

By RCAC On on Wednesday Jul 25 2018

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture (RCAC) will be presenting Celebrate! 20 Years in the Making. This is a juried visual art exhibition in celebration of the RCAC’s 20th Anniversary.

20 Years in the Makingis both about what the RCAC has accomplished in their 20 years of supporting arts and culture in Rossland and a reference to the time and experience underlying...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 17 2018

Now celebrating its tenth year, the BC SPCA’s Wildlife-in-Focus Photography Contest is officially open for entries. Whether the subjects are in your own backyard, foraging for food in rivers, or exploring B.C.’s beautiful forests, amateur photographers at least 14 years of age are invited to send in their work. The contest runs until Sept. 15.

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By Charles Jeanes On on Wednesday Jul 11 2018

“Travel broadens the mind.”

“Einstein said Time isn’t really Real.”  -- James Taylor, Secret of Life

A Traveller’s Chaos, A Writer’s Coherence

This month’s column is about travel, time, and identity. I have just returned from a four-week trip by car across the nation to Ontario and back. It is not the first such trip of my life;...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Jun 13 2018

A trumpet player from Nelson took home the top prize in the music category at the recent Provincial Festival of the Arts in Victoria.

Nico Bucher of the Heritage City won the Junior Brass category, edging out Grayson Ringdahl of Greater Victoria Festival.

Bucher was competing under the Kootenay Festival banner.

Other winners from the Kootenay Festival included:

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By Nelson Daily Staff On on Sunday Jun 10 2018

The largest choir experience in Nelson’s history filled the NDCC Arena as Capitol Theatre has teamed up with director Allison Girvan to produce FIREWORKS Saturday afternoon.

Approximately 300 members of the Nelson singing community joined members of the...

By Contributor On on Saturday Jun 09 2018

By Melissa Dahl, from Aeon magazine

There is a meme that speaks directly to the hearts and minds of the overly self-conscious. Perhaps...

By Contributor On on Thursday Jun 07 2018

The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Music Festival along with Torchlight Brewing have initiated a program to give back to the arts.

This week as an L.V Rogers Jazz trio played in the background a cheque for $1200.00 was presented to Tim Bullen, the Music and Band teacher at L.V. Rogers.

The money was raised from the sale of the craft beer 'The Big Squeezy' and will be a yearly donation...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jun 05 2018

Have you noticed an increase of people humming in the grocery store line up or singing in their car? Maybe you have overheard your neighbour belting out Coldplay’s “Fix You” while mowing the lawn? 

There’s a reason, and you’re invited to see what it’s all about! 

The Capitol Theatre has teamed up with Allison Girvan to produce FIREWORKS, an incredible choir experience for singers...

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