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by Contributor on Sunday Nov 19 2017

An inside story of the “Woodstock Music and Arts Faire 1969” and it’s times is being presented with Author Greg Walter narrating his book “Woodstock: A New Look” on Wednesday December 6th at 5:30 p.m. at the Hume Room in the Hume Hotel.

Walter has appeared on NBC’s Dateline (Back to Woodstock) and national radio shows recounting his...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 19 2017

The West Kootenay EcoSociety (WKES) is celebrating the first signatory to their 100% Renewable Kootenays initiative. 

The Village of Slocan is the fifth community in Canada, and the first in the Kootenays, to commit to transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy by mid-century, specifically in heating/cooling, transportation and electricity. They join B.C. municipalities of...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 16 2017

Calling all youth ages 12-18 years old.

If you are interested in any type of arts, whether it be painting, theatre, dance, poetry etc. come on down to the Nelson & District Youth Centre to share your ideas with your peers and brainstorm an arts related project you want to make happen in Nelson.  This first meeting, happening Nov. 30th from 4-7PM will be a chance to eat...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 16 2017

Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art and History is throwing open its doors on November 19th for a family-oriented, all-ages event—the first ever Museum Mash.
Join staff and volunteers as they host this very special day on Sunday, November 19th.

Combine a visit to Touchstones’ newest exhibitions with hands-on activities, a puppet show and singalong for children, and...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 15 2017

The Nelson and District Women’s Centre is excited to announce this year’s WOMAGINARIUM: A carnival of wonders & curiosities fundraising event happening No•vember 17 at 7pm at the Lakeside Prestige Resort.

Tickets are available at Otter Book s and Mountain Baby, Baker Street Nelson.

“This year’s line up is really outstanding and full of strong and supportive female skill and...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 14 2017

It's back.

Another opportunity for the public to raise funds in the 2017 version of the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation Light Up the Hospital campaign.

This fundraise allows the KLHF to purchase a new Phacoemulsifier.  

Kootenay Lake Hospital is the only hospital in the West Kootenays that performs cataract surgery.  Trail ophthalmologist Dr. Marius...

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...