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by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 25 2019

British Columbia’s Knowledge Network is hosting the world premiere of local filmmaker Amy Bohigian’s documentary Only in Nelson on Wednesday, October 2nd and Thursday, October 3rd at the Civic Theatre.

“We are delighted to again be partnering with Amy, this time on her first feature-length documentary with Knolwedge Network. She is not only talented, hard-working...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 23 2019

St. Saviour’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral will again open its doors for Nelson’s Culture Days.

The Church was constructed in 1899 from designs by architect, George Dillon Curtis, who went on to later fame completing the Empress Hotel in Victoria, after architect Francis Rattenbury resigned. Rebuilt in 1929 after a disastrous fire, St. Saviour’s is an excellent example of an English...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 23 2019

PIGS — Canada's number one touring Pink Floyd tribute — bring their authentic recreation of 1970s Floyd to fans 'in the flesh' with North American tour that is making stops in Nelson and Trail.

First up is the Capitol Theatre stop in the Heritage City, set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 26. The very next day, in Trail at the Charles Bailey Theatre, Friday, September 27th,...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 19 2019

On a bitterly cold night a large group of homeless men decide they’re not going to leave the public library at closing time. It hasn’t happened — but it could.

That scenario is the subject of “The Public”, a new film written by and starring Emelio Estevez. The Nelson Public Library and Nelson at its Best have joined forces to screen the film on Tuesday, October 1 at 7 p.m. at the Nelson...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 19 2019

“Climate Action for Peace” is the theme of this year’s International Day of Peace, to be held in Nelson Saturday, September 21st.

KAIROS, an interfaith group that works for environmental justice in Canada and the world, will host the event, a United Nations initiative, at 1 p.m. at the Rotary Shelter in Lakeside Park. The event is cosponsored by the Kootenay Region United...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 12 2019

West Kootenay EcoSociety is celebrating our 25th anniversary this fall, and Oso Negro Coffee is helping kick off the celebrations by releasing the EcoSociety Blend this month.

Oso Negro has been a big supporter of EcoSociety since the beginning. They share EcoSociety’s values and are trying to be accountable with their operations and employment practices at the cafe and roastery.

by Interior Health Authority on Thursday Sep 12 2019

BC Health Authorities and the BC Ministry of Health are issuing a public service announcement for persons considering undergoing needle-free filler treatments. These procedures use a pressurized pen to insert hyaluronic acid fillers into the skin without the use of needles or injections.

At the time of this announcement, no needle-free pressurized pen has been...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 11 2019

The Kootenay Quilters Guild is hosting a Quilt Show “Sew it Seams” later this month at the Prestige Lakeside Resort.

The event, featuring quilters Caroline Foster and Suzie Holmes, is set for Friday, September 27th and Saturday, September 28th.

There will be quilt displays, challenge quilts, merchant mall and raffle baskets on display.

Cost is $5.

by Contributor on Monday Sep 09 2019

Once again the Civic Theatre is sponsoring locally crafted beer commercials for local craft breweries.

The results, along with a collection of your favorite brews, will be served up at the Second Annual Craft Brews of the Columbia Basin Film Competition gala screening in Nelson on October 10, 2019. 

The Civic is currently accepting applications from regional film makers who have...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 09 2019

Author and publisher Howard White comes to Nelson in September to offer two special events.

On Wednesday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Oxygen Art Centre, White offers “From the Horse’s Mouth: Answers to All Your Questions About Getting Published in the Digital Age.”

White reads from his new poetry collection A Mysterious Humming Noise, published by Anvil Press, on Thursday,...