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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 ...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 08 2018

Longtime agrologist and author Wendy Holm, editor of Damming the Peace: The Hidden Costs of the Site C Dam, will be hosted by the Nelson Chapter, Council of Canadians, in a book tour and public discussion on Tuesday, July 17th at 7 p.m. at 717 Vernon  Street in Nelson.

Since the 1970s, the Site C Dam in northeastern British Columbia's Peace River Valley has been touted by B.C...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 05 2018

Very special guests will be spending “A Night at The Museum.” Later this month, bears, dinosaurs and dolls will run amok in their very own sleepover party at Touchstones Nelson Museum! 

Children are invited to bring their most adventurous doll or stuffed friend to Touchstones Nelson Museum on Tuesday, July 24 between 2-4 p.m. Dolls and stuffies will take part in a sleepover party that...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 03 2018

Last month, Kootenay Lake School District students with visual impairments participated in Kootenay Adventure activities at Four Nations Coalition of Indigenous Medicines in Winlaw as well as the Cube Climbing Centre in Nelson.

Students, families and members of the community also attended a barbecue at Lakeside Rotary Park in Nelson.

Kootenay Project Adventure program would like...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 03 2018

Fin De Fiesta is a professional touring ensemble of award-winning international flamenco artists based in Spain that is coming to Nelson to perform July 19 at the Shambhala Music Hall. 

Direct from Spain - Fin de Fiesta Flamenco dance and music ensemble will travel across Canada this summer to present SALVAJE, an untamed new production that explores the wild, unrestrained side of one of...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 28 2018

During the month of June — June 21st — marked the 12th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. Kootenay Lake School District No. 8 students and staff chose to spend this day dedicated to celebrating and honouring the Indigenous peoples of Canada by recognizing and reflecting on an entire year of partnerships and learning.

Gail Higginbottom, District Principal of...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 26 2018

Four Nations Coalition of Indigenous Medicine operates Outdoor Cultural Education and Wellness programs out of their facility in Vallican in the Slocan Valley.

A day in early June 8 started just as any day starts at Four Nations — the Sacred Pipe was filled with prayers for All of Life to continue as well as gratitude for the honour...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 25 2018

Before jumping into the summer time fun pool, Trafalgar student Che Steffler received some amazing news.

The Grade 8 student had his poem ‘The Great River’ published in the Young Writers of Canada anthology, Catch the Whispers!

Steffler originally wrote the poem in Grade 6 but took time to polish it before...