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The Daily Dose

Your guide to the arts, lifestyle, culture and design of Nelson.

by Contributor on Monday Dec 23 2019

In a decade long ago on a continent far, far, away I was joyfully oblivious to all major cultural events. It was 1977 and I was vaguely travelling around Europe. By June more young people were drifting across the ocean, huddling together at hostels, and whispering, “Have you seen it yet?” I soon learned that everyone in North America was flocking to see ‘Star Wars’.

By early September I...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Dec 20 2019

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
 — Maya Angelou

Someone who wear’s many hats is usually defined as multi-faceted, versatile, accomplished, eclectic and most of all diverse.

It’s fair to say that Zan Comerford fits this definition to a tee. Her star shines brightly...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 18 2019

The Nelson and District Arts Council (NDAC) is excited to announce that artist and building owner applications for the Nelson International Mural Festival are now being accepted.

NDAC said in a media release the organization is thrilled to be presenting the third annual mural festival in collaboration with the City of Nelson.

Through the festival, NDAC is increasing the cultural...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Dec 13 2019

Style is the answer to everything, a fresh way to approach a dull or dangerous thing. To do a dull thing with style is preferable to doing a dangerous thing without it. To do a dangerous thing with style is what I call art” — Charles Bukowski

The poetry of everyday life takes on many forms and manifests in many different ways, and certainly brings an array of...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 11 2019

As a city, Nelson has made a name for itself as one of the preeminent arts and culture hubs in British Columbia offering up big-city quality with a small town flavour. But who are the faces behind this thriving and ever-emerging scene? The Daily Dose, a newly formed new media platform for The Nelson Daily is here to tell you.

With a mission to herald the stories and...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 09 2019

Buckle your theatre seats and grab your teacups, British comedians James and Jamesy are bringing their unique brand of hilarity to Nelson this holiday season.Reminiscent of classic British pantos, O Christmas Tea is rich with wordplay, comic physicality, and cleverly crafted interactive elements, yet it is the duo’s chemistry and charisma that provide the real magic of this play.

James...

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