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By Sarah Lord On on Monday Apr 04 2022

Nelson's Tamar Ouziel has a big job.

She is Makeup Department Head in the film and television industry, which means she's the manager and creative director for the makeup looks in film and television shows.

Ouziel works closely with the hair department and directors to design the looks, does scheduling budgeting, and oversees makeup assistants.

"It's a massive job," says...

By Bob Hall On on Monday Apr 04 2022

The shining talents of students and faculty in Selkirk College’s Contemporary Music & Technology Program will burn bright on stage for a semester-end show that is raising money for the humanitarian effort in Ukraine.

A spring tradition, five ensembles will present an eclectic evening of music that includes both original and covers.

A not-to-be-missed event, the bands take the...

By Regional Distri... On on Monday Mar 28 2022

The new Castlegar and District Kids’ Club, located on the grounds of the Castlegar and District Community Complex, was celebrated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 25, 2022. Local elected officials, provincial representatives and other special guests were on hand to acknowledge the collaboration that made the much-needed facility a reality. The Kids’ Club, which provides 30 licensed child...

By Contributor On on Friday Mar 18 2022

Take a Pulitzer Prize-winning play and put it in the hands of two beloved, award-winning local actors, and you have the makings of an unforgettable evening — or two.

A dramatic reading of the play ‘Night, Mother performed by Pat Henman and Lindsay Clague takes place at Taghum Hall on Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9. Both events start at 7 p.m.

‘Night, Mother deals with a...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Mar 15 2022

Winlaw, BC author Tom Wayman has been awarded the province’s 2022 George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award, the book review newspaper BC BookWorld announced Friday.

Since 1994, the prize has honored an outstanding literary career in the province. The award, which comes with a $5,000 honorarium, is presented jointly by the City of Vancouver, Vancouver Public Library, and BC BookWorld,...

By Bob Hall On on Wednesday Mar 09 2022

Selkirk College is amped to be once again sharing live music with the community when it welcomes The Slocan Ramblers on March 22 for the first full concert at the Shambhala Music & Performance Hall in more than two years.

After the necessary two-year pandemic pause, instructors in the Contemporary Music & Technology Program have invited the Toronto-based bluegrass group to spend...

By Contributor On on Friday Mar 04 2022

On Tuesday, March 15 Percussiano 3 brings together the two hands of percussionist Rod Thomas Squance and the four hands of Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann to perform at the Bailey Theatre in the last Performing Arts Trail show this season.

With their dazzling array of instruments and brilliant display of virtuosity, Percussiano3 deliver all of...

By CBT On on Tuesday Mar 01 2022

Call for entry: registration is now open for artists/venues in the Columbia Basin to participate in the 14th annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour (CBCT), a celebration of culture taking place August 6 & 7, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The CBCT is a self-guided tour showcasing local arts, culture and heritage offered at no charge to the general public. “Arts” includes visual, written,...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Mar 01 2022

The Selkirk Pro-Musica is proud to introduce its second concert of the year.

The Concert Series continues its tradition of bringing compelling chamber music to the Capitol Theatre in Nelson on March 12th at 7:30 p.m. with “Echoes Across the Atlantic – Intercontinental Innovations, Past and Present.”

Featuring Vancouver Symphony Orchestra musicians Marcus Goddard,...

By Sarah Lord On on Monday Feb 21 2022

Robin Gallant’s life work is to take the old and outdated and transform it into something fresh, modern and loved.

As the owner of Patina’d in Nelson, Gallant wears three main hats.

One is running a retail operation where she offers DIY paints and unique hardware for sale.

She teaches DIY workshops, passing her design knowledge on to her students. The third is a design and...