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By Bob Hall On on Monday Nov 02 2015

Montreal-based jazz musician Elizabeth Shepherd will be kicking off her latest tour at Nelson’s Shambhala Music & Performance Hall where she will be joined on stage by Selkirk College students.

The velvety-voiced pianist arrived on the international scene in 2006 when her debut album Start To Move was voted one of the top jazz albums of the year by the listeners of the ...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Sunday Oct 25 2015

The Midway Theatre and Allegro Dance Company of Nelson present “River of Dreams”, a hymn to the spiritual essence of all rivers Tuesday, November 3 at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

Water is a biological necessity. It is also essential to humanity's psychological well-being. Nowhere is this truth more evident than in experiencing water at it's most miraculous—in the flow and tumble of...

By Contributor On on Thursday Oct 08 2015

Lisel and Jeffrey Forstʼs theatre company Cedar Street presents the worldwide premiere of Murder on the Canadian by Eric Wilson, based on his novel, at the Capitol Theatre from October 22-24.

Murder on the Canadian is a comedic thriller for all-ages that follows young detective Tom Austen as he travels cross-Canada via rail attempting to solve a crime on the way.

According to the...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Oct 05 2015

Fresh off the heels of headlining tours in Mexico and Eastern Canada, three-time Juno nominee, and two-time Polaris long list artist Elizabeth Shepherd is bringing her progressive soul-jazz sound to Canada’s west coast, including stops in Nelson and Trail November 16 and 19.

Performing songs from her acclaimed new album The Signal, which...

By Contributor On on Sunday Sep 27 2015

From two multi-award winning, masterful comedians comes the elegant, hilarious, and visually exquisite James & Jamesy in the Dark on stage October 14 & 15 at the Capitol Theatre.

It’s raw, poignant, and performed… in the dark.

In James & Jamesy in the Dark, the dynamic duo courageously step onstage as performers and lighting designers, conjuring a story about finding...

By Bob Hall On on Sunday Sep 13 2015

A new relationship with a music school in Rwanda will be celebrated at the Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program’s annual faculty concert that invites the community to come together for a night of African-inspired selections.

The annual fundraising evening features the immensely talented program faculty who will take the stage at the Shambhala Music &...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Tuesday Aug 18 2015

It's a double bill of theatre at the TNT Playhouse, 501 Carbonate street as The Passage is hooked up with Saltwater Moon Friday to Sunday.

The evening opens with Sarah Jane Hicks and Gabriel Macdonald starring in Salt Water Moon at 7 p.m.

The Passage then takes over with ...

By Contributor On on Monday Aug 03 2015

Nelson History Theatre, in its 16th year of presenting summer theatre in Nelson, is launching an ambitious month long festival with four productions at the TNT Playhouse at the corner of Ward and Carbonate Streets.

Featuring  a serious drama, a classic Canadian romance, an original play, and a song and comedy cabaret, the festival hopes to provide something for everyone and...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 28 2015

Heritage BC, a charitable non profit, announces the opening of registration for their annual conference, taking place October 2-3 in Rossland, B.C.

This year’s conference, ‘The Main Thing’ follows on the national Heritage Week theme promoting main streets as an vital part of heritage conservation and economic stimulation.

Come learn how to create...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Jul 23 2015

Just a spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down . . . the medicine go down. . ..

Well, almost everyone knows the rest of the jingle.

But if people want to hear it live, then head on down to the Capitol Theatre to check out the 27th annual Summer Youth Theatre production, this year of Disney’s Mary Poppins, which began Thursday at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson....