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By Contributor On on Tuesday Mar 17 2015

The Anne Lindsay concert, that was to have been held Sunday (March 15) has now been re-scheduled to Wednesday (March 18).

Lindsay – the exuberant fireplug of a session-player-to-the-stars (Led Zeppelin, The Chieftains, Blue Rodeo, James Taylor, Roger Daltrey) whose skills have graced many a stage around the world, adds significantly to the musicality of anyone she supports.

She...

By Colin Payne On on Monday Mar 16 2015

In a city like Nelson, where more land is vertical than not, you have to get creative when looking for new spaces for just about anything. The Nelson and District Arts Council (NDAC) wants to do just that, by building a floating stage at Lakeside Park that would serve as a much-needed summer performance and concert venue for both local and traveling artists.

According to Neil Harrower...

By Contributor On on Thursday Mar 12 2015

On Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Saviour’s Pro Cathedral, the Selkirk Pro Musica New Music Concert presents An Exciting and Innovative Evening of 20th and 21st Century Music with “Land’s End Duo“, Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano, and Beth Root-Sandvoss, Cello members of Calgary’s Contemporary Music Land’s End Ensemble

Joined by...

By Contributor On on Sunday Mar 08 2015

Friday (March 13) at the Capitol Theatre, Nelson Youth Theatre takes to the stage to present Charlotte’s Web.

The play is adapted from E.B. White’s book by Joseph Robinette and produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock Illinois.

In this stage version of the story that inspired the recent big-studio movie, Luther Perry plays Wilbur the...

By Contributor On on Thursday Feb 26 2015

by Eli Geddis

Walk into the Shambhala Music Hall at the Selkirk College Tenth Street Campus on an average weekend night this February and you're likely to encounter an entirely different world.

Instrument-slinging Euro punks play fiercely in the shadow of a crumbling Berlin Wall, a rock diva in gypsy denim spits water out over a crowd, shock-blonde wigs...

By Contributor On on Sunday Feb 22 2015

On Friday, March 13th, 2015 at the Capitol Theatre, Nelson Youth Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web, adapted from E.B. White’s book by Joseph Robinette and produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock Illinois. Come to the farm, the barn and the fair to witness an animal tale about natural friendship triumphing over all.

In this stage version of...

By Contributor On on Friday Feb 20 2015

U19 is back!

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture will be presenting the 8th annual West Kootenay U19 Film Festival this spring. The festival will take place on Saturday, May 2 at the Rossland Miners Hall. The Festival is being run as an event during National Youth Week, of which Rossland participation is coordinated by the Rossland Youth Action Network...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Feb 18 2015

The L.V. Rogers drama class is taking over the Capitol Theatre this weekend with its adaptation of “Almost Maine.”

The show, set for Thursday to Saturday beginning at 7:30 p.m., has about 40 students involved — most are behind the scenes as tech crew, stage crew, stage manager and crew chief.

Nineteen senior actors from LVR perform nine separate scenes under the direction of...

By Contributor On on Sunday Feb 15 2015

The second annual Blues, Brews, and BBQ, hosted by the West Kootenay EcoSociety,  is set to take the stage Saturday February 28th at the Eagles Hall (641 Baker St.) in Nelson.  

The event, a fundraiser for the West Kootenay EcoSociety, hosts three great bands providing the blues component of this fantastic show.

Kicking the night off at 7 pm will be the blues power trio Jonnie B...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Feb 12 2015

by Eva Brownstein, The Nelson Daily

Who is Hedwig?

Is he a "mere slip of a girly boy" smuggled out of East Berlin after a botched sex-change operation? Or is she an "internationally ignored song stylist", Bessie Wapp's rock goddess alter ego?

Hedwig is a gender diverse diva, defying easy categorization.

"Do we call Hedwig...

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