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by Contributor on Sunday Jul 22 2018

The inaugural Bunker Session - THE VINYL SCORE with DJ Olive, is set for Thursday, July 26thfrom 6:45-8 p.m.

For more than 20 years DJ Olive has been working on a concept he calls The Vinyl Score. Of the work, he explains,“In my studio I work with musicians recording sounds and noises. On the computer and the sampler I create a wide-ranging palette of sounds, then press them...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 19 2018

The Kootenay Book Weekend celebrates its 15th annual event this fall, and organizers have decided to go out on a high note by closing with this chapter of the much-loved annual event.

“It just seems like the right time,” says founding member Victoria Vaseleniuck. “We have been planning and running this event for 16 years now, and so much has changed. There are other really amazing...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 17 2018

A Taste of Nelson, set for September 24th at the Prestige Lakeside Resort West Coast Grill, showcases the diverse culinary scene of Nelson as well as impacting the fight against MS.

With tasty offerings from local restaurants, wineries, and breweries it is an evening too delicious to miss. There are also chances to pick up some great items through our silent auction, toonie auction, and...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 17 2018

Nelson and District Arts Council is celebrating the 30th anniversary for ArtWalk and once again this year will feature a second art showcase opening during MarketFest on Friday, July 27th.

As part of this night's event, the NDAC has partnered with the West Kootenay EcoSociety to host the Stanley Street Art Stage.

Brian Kalbfleisch is coordinating the artists and performers on the...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 15 2018

The Kootenay Lake Partnership is inviting Kootenay Lake residents to attend a public open house on Wednesday, July 25, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Balfour Community Hall with a presentation at 7 p.m.

This open house will provide...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 15 2018

Texas blues legend and blues hall of fame recipient, Sonny Rhodes rolls into the Kootenays for three shows in July.

The Kootenay Blues Society presents the Sonny Rhodes Blues Band featuring Greg Smith at the Flying Steamshovel in Rossland on Thursday, July 19, Show time 8:30 p.m., Tickets $20 at the door; Balfour Beach Inn on Friday, July 20, Show 6-9 p.m., Tickets $15 at the door; and...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 12 2018

Once again this year, the community has stepped up to support Kootenay Co-op Radio to complete a very successful Fundraising and Membership Drive. KCR is one of the few remaining community radio stations left in the Kootenays with Creston, Rossland, and Salmo closing in the last few years.

“Our truly local media outlet is of great importance to our listeners in the Kootenays especially...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 10 2018

For the past 30 years during the month of July the Capitol Theatre turns into a musicaltheatre school. 

The Capitol Theatre’s 30th Summer Youth Production, The Hunchback of Notre Dame sees the lushly scored retelling of Victor Hugo’s epic story on stage on July 26th, 27th & 28th.

Withstudents practicing lines, songs and dance moves in every nook and cranny of the building,...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 10 2018

A photographic exhibition at the Nelson Public Library offers a sampling of images and words celebrating  the best and the brightest of BC’s writers. The exhibition, featuring  photographs from the book 111 West Coast Literary Portraits (Mother Tongue, 2012) by Blaise Enright and Barry Peterson, stems from a project called Lit Happens.

Enright and Peterson first met at the...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 08 2018

The Beasley Rescue Society made Canada Day extra special for KERPA (Kootenay Emergeny Response Physicians Association) by donating $1,000.

 Monica Spencer and Al Craft from Beasley Fire Department presented the cheque to Dr. Nic Sparrow with a cheque on behalf of KERPA.

"I have been on a number of serious calls with the ...