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The Daily Dose

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

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday May 01 2020

As our pale blue dot spins away in the solar system, not that long ago, the thought of feeling insignificant in the vastness of space and the universe didn’t feel so out of touch.

The perception of being a single grain of sand in the wholeness of the desert seemed intrinsically real. This is now a fleeting thought in time. Our perception of our world has shifted, the family...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Apr 17 2020

When you imagine your life, how do you want it to feel?

Now imagine being nestled between the lake and the mountains making the most of everyday Kootenay living, a place where timeless balance of beauty meets refined modernism.

The Daily Dose invites you to discover Front Street Flats,a limited collection of spacious 1,2 and 3 bedroom - 2 & 3 level stepped townhouses...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 30 2020

During these challenging times, The Nelson Daily and The Daily Dose would like to share our deepest gratitude to our front line healthcare professionals and to our beloved and resilient business community.

May you continue to inspire local pride, we are proud and support you.

Developing opportunities for making and supporting all things local in this moment of...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Mar 20 2020

Witnessing the artful blend of a special mix of concrete illustriously shaping architectural formations at the Twente Additive Manufacturing (TAM) 3D printing facility is a thing of awe and beauty.

Their innovative approach to design output is fundamental to the goal of discovering and conceiving new ways of building design and constructing architectural forms that will save energy by...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Mar 06 2020

As a second-generation Nelsonite, Sydney Black pioneers her influence as a passionate ambassador for the arts and culture of the region. With over 8 years at the helm of her production company, Black Productions, she has presented 8 full-scale Broadway musicals at the Capitol Theatre (Chicago, Cabaret, Hedwig, Rock of Ages, Steel Magnolias, Grease, Mamma Mia, Chess and 2020's upcoming...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 25 2020

Celebrating Indigenous knowledge and culture is at the core of Kootenay Lake School District’s commitment to Aboriginal Education and invites the community to participate in two upcoming initiatives happening at the Capitol Theatre in March.

  • From The Heart: One Day. One Circle - Capitol Theatre, Nelson, Thursday March 5 - 6:30 p.m. - presented by Mount Sentinel High School...
by Jeff Sawyer on Wednesday Feb 19 2020

It’s by no accident that Nelson native Johnny McCuaig was born to rock and roll, and with an intensity that rises from his soul.

Like any young lad growing up with Scottish grandparents, Johnny began playing the bagpipes with the Nelson Kootenay Kiltie Pipe Band at a very young age, learning long established, time honoured and traditional forms of Scottish folk music. 

By age 11...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Feb 14 2020

Every artist wants to create a statement and an impact, and Nelson native Kristy Gordon’s art embodies a spirit that is both feminist and from a timeless punk era. Her style and artistry portrays uncomfortably provocative imagery, yet startling beautiful landscapes that are both visceral and surreal.

Her oil paintings truly champion the activist movements that we’re experiencing at this...