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by Contributor on Sunday Nov 12 2017

Can we save our endangered mountain caribou?

Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest, a new film that explores the tragically threatened world of the mountain caribou and their home in our inland temperate rainforest, will be shown at the Selkirk College Shambhala Music & Performance Hall on Saturday, November 18th at 7:30 p.m.

The film is presented...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 12 2017

The Capitol Theatre will be filled with the warm tones of Patricia O’Callaghan with her latestselection of songs with Leonard Cohen and More on Tuesday, November 14th at 7:30 p.m.

Experience the sensuous, bittersweet music of Leonard Cohen and his contemporaries, given afeminine touch in the hands of Canadian chanteuse, Patricia O’Callaghan. Performing beloved hits likeWho By Fire...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 09 2017

On November 17 and 18, Kootenay residents have a rare opportunity to engage with a presentation and workshop based on The Work that Reconnects co-hosted by the Vallican Whole Community Centre. Developed by long-time activist Joanna Macy, this work aims to access our deeper sources of power and will...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 07 2017

Second Annual Dance Educators’ Showcase Hits the Capitol Stage

The Nelson and District Arts Council is proud to present our second annual Dance Educators’ Showcase on Friday, November 17 th at 8pm at the Capitol Theatre!

This showcase will feature teachers and students from The Dance Umbrella, Front Street Dance, Slava Doval's Dancefusion, LVR Dance, Allegro Dance Theatre...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 07 2017

Two exciting and interconnected events are happening in Nelson, BC during the Fall/Winter of 2017: an art exhibition ‘Upstream Benefits: Artist-Run Culture in the Kootenays’, a 10 artist group show curated by Arin Fay and Miriam Needoba and co-produced by Touchstones and Oxygen Art Centre and the ‘Upstream Benefits – Rural Art Symposium’. These events celebrate the past decade of art and...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 05 2017

The Capitol Theatre is excited to have the Vancouver Arts Club’s continuing hilarious saga of mothering highs and lows with Mom’s The Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty on Saturday, November 11th at 7:30 pm.

From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas. Their kids are grown, their marriages have matured, and their...

by Contributor on Saturday Nov 04 2017

Lisel Forst is an actor, director and emcee who is adding standup comic to her list of bonafides, on November 9th & 10th in the Front Room, and November 18th at Torchlight Brewing Company.

The charismatic star of “Puss in Boots”, “Steel Magnolias”, “Les Ms.” and “Cop Shop/Grow Op”, Lisel directed “Chicago” and “Rock of Ages”, while serving as the go-to host of Vesper Valentine’s hot...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 02 2017
The Nelson Chapter of the Council of Canadians is hosting a local update on the NAFTA trade talks with our local Member of Parliament, Wayne Stetski. The event is coming up 7 pm Tuesday, November 14th at the...
by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 02 2017

Selkirk College Students’ Union students took to the streets during Halloween for a food drive asking for donations to the Selkirk College student food banks.

A handful of students, most of whom were our elected directors, went door to door in Nelson collecting donations. 

"Each year we are more successful in getting a larger collective donation from the community," said...
by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 01 2017

The Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival featuring documentary films on food and drink is celebrating its fifth year and will be hosted in Nelson, Kaslo and Rossland.

The schedule for 2017 is spread out between November 1 and 12.

The popular event was founded in 2012 by Nelson food journalist Jon Steinman of Deconstructing Dinner.

Launching the Fest on Wednesday (November 1...