Arts and Culture

The Rossland Mountain Film Festival is upon us today! Tuesday!

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The waiting is over–events for the Rossland Mountain Film Festival presented by the members of the Nelson & District Credit Union begin on Tuesday, Nov. 22. 

Universal Music’s Hey Ocean surfs into Nelson

Universal Music’s Hey Ocean surfs into Nelson

With three Vancouverites at its core (Ashleigh Ball, David Beckingham, & David Vertesi), Hey Ocean is to many the quintessential West Coast band — and they are playing Nov. 22 at The Royal.

On Nov. 1, after a three year hiatus, Hey Ocean are set to release their anticipated digital EP titled, Big Blue Wave. The EP, which includes the band’s forthcoming radio single of the same name, features four brand new recordings.

REEL Youth Film Fest: the best international youth film

REEL Youth Film Fest: the best international youth film

The international REEL Youth Film Festival comes to Rossland Saturday, Nov. 26, featuring some of the best in international youth film-making, along with submissions from the talented youth of the West and Central Kootenays.

The 2011 Reel Youth Film Festival is a collection of compelling and entertaining short youth films: animations, dramas, documentaries, comedies and a musical.

Isabel Bayrakdarian bursts onto the international opera scene

Isabel Bayrakdarian bursts onto the international opera scene

Isabel Bayrakdarian

@ Capitol Theatre, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2 p.m.

Tickets: Adult: $24; Full Time Student: $14

ISABEL BAYRAKDARIAN (soprano) and SEROUJ KRADJIAN (piano).

Isabel Bayrakdarian burst onto the international opera scene after winning first prize in the 2000 Operalia competition founded by Plácido Domingo.

Since then she has performed in many of the world's major opera houses and concert halls.

Marty Carter goes Unplugged at Ellison's

Marty Carter

Unplugged Sessions at Ellison’s

@ Ellison’s, Saturday, 12-3 p.m.

Opening the Unplugged Sessions is a new singer/songwriter to their stage.

Brynn Forsey is 16 years old, she’s been singing for three years and accompanies herself on guitar. Her ultimate goal, to create music that people enjoy, and this is where that goal will start.

Allemande: a brisk, busy work of small, precise ballet-based actions

Allemande: a brisk, busy work of small, precise ballet-based actions

Allemande — MOVE: the company

@ The Capitol Theatre, Saturday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m.

  • Tickets: Adult: $20, Full Time Student: $16

Constructed largely of duets, which shift in mood and design, Allemande is a brisk, busy work built of small, precise ballet-based actions, seasoned with a sharp contemporary aesthetic.

Selkirk College hosts an alternative timeline of history

Selkirk College hosts an alternative timeline of history

Selkirk College Peace Studies students will be putting on a display called ‘An Alternative Timeline of History’, at Selkirk College Castlegar Campus in The Pit on Nov 29th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. This over 100 foot display of photos, exhibits and captions provides a timeline of history over the last thousand years.

Canada Music Week event in Nelson

Canada Music Week event in Nelson

Canada Music Week event

Saturday, Nov. 19

7 pm – concert, by donation featuring pianist and clinician, Arne Sahlen, as well as performances by students from the morning festival.

Events for the day to Celebrate Music by Canadian Composers are:

A proven talent and devoted to the art: Sarah Slean

A proven talent and devoted to the art: Sarah Slean

This week at The Royal on Baker …

Variety Shows with Estevan and Tracy Lynn

Wednesday, November 16th - Starts 8:30pm –

Come to listen. Come to play. The stage is open.

Moonlight Hustle w/ Breakfluid

Thursday, November 17th - Starts 9pm –

Come enjoy an evening on the dancefloor with Breakfluid. No cover.

Ohbijou w/ Snowblink and Breakfluid

Fairy Tales with a twist – Story Club

Fairy Tales with a twist – Story Club

Ever heard of Goldie Socks and the three Li”bear”ians?

Or how about the Three Armadillo Sisters named Tuff who have to venture through a culvert inhabited by a spindly legged coyote with a big appetite for armadillo chilli—and a hankering for fine armadillo-skin boots? Sound familiar?

This is just a sampling of some of the twisted tales to be read and told at the Nelson Public Library Story Club (Fractured Fairy Tales) on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 3:30 p.m.

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