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by Contributor on Sunday Mar 15 2020

As part of our ongoing work to inform the development of a new Climate Change Action Plan for Nelson, we are launching an exciting engagement collaboration called ‘The NEST Lab.’

“The NEST Lab is an ongoing platform for Nelsonites from a variety of sectors, backgrounds, and communities to come together and learn more about our shared climate change challenge and then use their diverse...

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 12 2020

Ross Campbell’s multimedia project Bitype, which takes a look at publishing technologies past and present, forms the current exhibition at the Nelson Public Library.

Campbell uses the materials of the past (the first wooden movable type blocks) with the structure of the present (a basic digital font) to illuminate the grid as a construction that frames the published word in this project...

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 12 2020

Nelson United Church is hosting a free screening of "Doin' Time in the Homo No Mo' Halfway House: How I Survived the Ex-Gay Movement" on Saturday, March 14 at 7 p.m. in the downstairs Hall of the church building.

Quirky Queer Quaker performance artist, activist, and scholar, Peterson Toscano tells the story of his experience surviving gay conversion therapy to become a healthy gay man...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 10 2020

The students at Winlaw Elementary School hosted its own version of Quebec Winter Carnaval on Tuesday March 3rd to learn more about French Canadian culture and the tradition of this popular annual mid-winter celebration.

With direction from Vanessa Finnie, a District’s Innovative Learning Curriculum Support Teacher, students broke into multi-age groups in the afternoon and...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 09 2020

For lovers of high quality acoustic string music, mark your calendar for the evening of March 16, 2020.  The Marc Atkinson Trio plus Cameron Wilson will be performing at the St. Saviour’s Pro Cathedral in Nelson (Anglican church), corner of  Ward and Silica Streets.

The Marc Atkinson Trio is a group of string musicians including lead and rhythm guitars and stand-up bass.  Marc is a...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 09 2020

The West Kootenay People Who Support the Wet’suwet’en will be hosting a screening of the Unist’ot’en Camp film ‘Invasion’.

After the film Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Adam Gagnon, and Antonia Mills who worked on the Delgamuukw case, will speak to the audience about Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders and their struggle to have their sovereign land rights and title recognized.


by Contributor on Friday Mar 06 2020

By Jason Asbell

Women making history - from the birth of cinema to the present.

On Mar. 16, 18 & 19th, The Civic Theatre celebrates Women’s History Month 2020 with two new documentaries honouring the outstanding achievements of two remarkable women; Sarah Outen, who traversed the Northern Hemisphere using just her own woman-made power and Alice Guy-...

by CBT on Thursday Mar 05 2020

The ground floor of the old Procter Schoolhouse plans to re-open its doors this spring, offering an updated space for a local bakery/café that will serve as a community hub. The Procter Community Society is undertaking the project with support of a $30,000 grant and additional support from an Impact Investment Fund loan from Columbia Basin Trust.

“There is broad support for reopening...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 03 2020

 Only 20 per cent of British Columbians surveyed believe their community provides adequate support to help people affected by dementia. Nelson residents can help the Alzheimer Society of B.C. change this by registering a team in the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s, taking place on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Nelson Rotary Lakeside Park (under the orange bridge).

The Walk is the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 03 2020

Artists (ages 15-24) are invited to submit visual or media artwork to be considered for a professional juried exhibition at Oxygen Art Centre opening in April 2020.  We invite young artists to select finished work or produce new work that addresses the theme: If I Can’t Dance To It, It’s Not My Revolution. The deadline to submit an application is Saturday, March 7, 2020 by 5 PM.