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by Contributor on Thursday Jan 30 2020

Nelson Lit is pleased to announce that Sharon Wood, the first Canadian — and first North American — woman to summit Everest will be visiting Nelson as part of her book tour to promote Rising: Becoming the First Canadian Woman to Summit Everest (Douglas and McIntyre, 2019).

Wood will speak on Thursday, February 20, at 7 p.m. at the Prestige Lakeside Hotel located at 701 Lakeside Drive in...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 28 2020

Screens are everywhere.

The L.V. Rogers Advisory Council along with Kootenay Lake School District 8 Parent Advisory Council would like to encourage students, parents and the public to view the feature documentary SCREENAGERS — Growing Up in The Digital Age Wednesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. at the Civic Theatre in Nelson.

Growing Up in The Digital Age has been screened more...

by Contributor on Friday Jan 24 2020

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust, invites individuals of all artistic disciplines, and arts and cultural groups in the Columbia Basin to apply for project funding.

Info and applications on the annual arts and culture funding programs, contacts for local arts councils in the Columbia Basin, lists of arts, culture and heritage projects that...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 20 2020

The Kootenay Home Educators (KHE) are excited to present our 13th annual musical theatre performance Let the Games Begin, a Musicline school musical, in the first week of February.

Prepare to be dazzled by a comedic musical score including a charismatic Kootenay-based cast of home learners ages 5 to 16.

When 3 technology obsessed youngsters visit their grandfather, he is baffled...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 20 2020

Rave reviews for upcoming Capitol Season show Infinity.

Volcano Theatre’s Infinity will be on the Capitol Theatre stage Friday, January 24 at 7:30 p.m., and it’s going to be incredible.

“Think Tom Stoppard meets Marriage Story,” suggests Jerry Wasserman (Vancouver Sun).

Three brilliant minds — a musician, a mathematician, and a theoretical physicist — collide like...

by Contributor on Friday Jan 17 2020

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History is opening Gallery B once again to local artists of all mediums and expertise levels for the 2020 Members Show and Sale. The exhibition runs February 22 to May 28 with an opening reception on Friday, February 21 from 7-9 p.m., and submissions are being accepted until February 9.

The Members Show is an accessible way for artists ranging from...

by Contributor on Friday Jan 17 2020

The City of Nelson is committed to a sustainable future that includes a productive economy, well-protected environment, healthy citizens, and strong cultural connections. The City has four sustainability pillars; culture, economy, environment and social, which Council targets to fund equally.

Arts, Culture & Heritage applications are adjudicated through an independent jury of...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

Nelson residents living with dementia are going public in an effort to change hearts and minds and tackle the ongoing discrimination they experience in their day-to-day lives.

“I think I might have shed a tear,” says Dawn Sutcliffe, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 60.

Having seen her father’s dementia journey, she knew some of what to expect. Dawn’s long-...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

Illustrator Douglas Jones has clients across the globe — but he lives right here in Nelson. Last fall, the Nelson Public Library commissioned Jones to create a poster and a series of illustrations in honour of the Library’s 100th birthday. These works, and the sketches that were their foundation, are now on display in a special exhibition at the Library.

The poster, depicting a young...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 09 2020

The Kootenay Lake Healthcare Auxiliary Society was pleased to present the family of Luca Cavalcanti-Bundschuh, Nelson’s New Year’s Baby for 2020, with a beautiful blue afghan and a sleeper.

Luca was born on January 2, 2020 at 8:06 p.m. and weighed 8 lbs 5 oz. 

Luca is welcomed by proud parents Amanda Ferreira de Moura Cavalcanti and Jimmy Bundschuh along with big brother Oliver...