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By Charles Jeanes On on Wednesday Feb 28 2018

“[A]s individuals express their life, so they are. Hence what individuals are depends on the material conditions of their production... History involves 'a continuous transformation of human nature'...

'[there is] human nature in general, and then human nature as...

By CBT On on Friday Feb 16 2018

The SS Moyie is truly one of a kind. The oldest intact passenger sternwheeler ship in the world built in 1898, the Moyie ended its service on Kootenay Lake in 1959. Unlike most sternwheelers that plied inland waters in BC and the Yukon that were either scrapped or burnt at the end of their working lives, the SS Moyie has survived and thrived in Kaslo – lovingly preserved by the community and...

By Contributor On on Friday Feb 16 2018

What do art and science have in common? For many scientists and academics such as Timothy Morton, they are looking to the art world to help communicate the reality of the threat of climate change. While scientific data appeals to the brain, art appeals to emotions. As a group, society hasn’t generally been motivated by facts to make the necessary adjustments. Perhaps artistic works can succeed...

By City of Trail On on Tuesday Feb 06 2018

The City of Trail is pleased to announce that Joyce Austin will be joining the City as the part-time Collections Coordinator for the Trail Museum and Archives, effective Feb. 26.

Austin will work directly with Sarah Benson-Lord, the Museum and Archives Manager, in the new Trail Riverfront Centre scheduled to open later this spring. Austin’s main duties will include...

By Castlegar Source On on Thursday Jan 25 2018

Award-winning Canadian country music artist and Castlegar native Lisa Nicole is excited to announce the release of Mad About It to Canadian radio along with an accompanying music video in conjunction with a tour that will take her from the Canadian Kootenays all the way to Nashville.

Mad About It– co-written by Lisa Nicole and Olivia Wik - is the third radio single...

By David Suzuki On on Wednesday Jan 10 2018

My parents were born in Vancouver — Dad in 1909, Mom in 1911 — and married during the Great Depression. It was a difficult time that shaped their values and outlook, which they drummed into my sisters and me.

“Save some for tomorrow,” they often scolded. “Share; don’t be greedy.” “Help others when they need it because one day you might need to ask for their help.” “Live within your...

By Contributor On on Friday Dec 15 2017

What better present to give a close friend or family member than to give tickets to PIGS for its Tuesday, February 13 concert at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

The Pink Floyd Tribute Band returns after after a successful seven-week, 30-date tour that started out at the end of September at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo. The tour took...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Oct 11 2017

John McDermott is an international recording star and household name.

Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans’ causes - the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour Society's Bob Hope Award, the Ted Williams Globe & Anchor Award from the USMC and, here at home, a...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Friday Oct 06 2017

There’s a new mural jazzing up the 400 Block of Victoria Street next to the Capitol Theatre.

The large mural is part of a project initiated by the Nelson Heritage Working Group and Touchstones Museum.

Local Art Educator Amber Santos said the Heritage Working Group's Youth Heritage Mural is in partnership with the Nelson Youth Centre Youth Action Network.

The large-scale...

By Rossland Telegraph On on Wednesday Aug 30 2017

Attention musicians!  During the Rossland Acoustic Music Camp , from the evening of September 29  to October 1, 2017, the red-roofed church ―and now school ― at First Avenue and Queen Street  will ring with music, as musicians fill it with sound to sharpen their playing skills.  Seven Summits Centre for Learning hosts this first-ever event for Rossland  at its...

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