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By Kyra Hoggan On on Thursday Aug 11 2011

Creativity is soon to abound in Robson, with the first-ever Rock ‘N Art Show Aug. 19 – 21.

Organizer Joshau Leeworthy said he hopes any and all artists looking to increase their profile come on out and participate.

“I just wanted a decent venue for local artists and musicians to showcase their work,” he said. We need to get these artists out of their hiding places...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Aug 10 2011

The Heritage city’s arts scene comes alive this weekend with the Columbia Basin Culture Tour.

Explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event (August 13-14 from 10 am - 5 pm).

Travel to studios and archives that aren't normally open, see demonstrations, new exhibitions and collections or...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Aug 10 2011

The Root Sellers w/ DJ Dubconscious

@ Spiritbar, Thursday at 10 pm

  • Tickets: $5 at the door

The Spiritbar presents the unofficial Living Room/Beach Stage after party, featuring custom visuals by Onelight Media.

The Root Sellers

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday Aug 09 2011

Seasonings: A Year of Local Flavour in Words and Recipes (published by the Kootenay Country Store Cooperative and the Nelson Library last fall), is short-listed in the English-...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday Aug 09 2011

Dance Workshop by Mutya Macatumpag

@ Moving Center, 533 Baker St.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 2 pm

Mutya Macatumpag, the Artist-in-Residence at Oxygen Art Centre for August, will be offering a dance workshop at the Moving Center for children ages 8-14....

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Aug 08 2011

This week at The Royal on Baker.

Soulfull Recovery Feat. Russ Liquid, Bogl, Honey Larochelle & Erica Dee

Tuesday, August 9 - Showtime 10 pm

Erica Dee and Honey...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday Aug 05 2011
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By Timothy Schafer On on Friday Aug 05 2011

If you missed the five-day window in which to purchase tickets to Shambhala Music Festival when it opened in late spring (before it sold out), this story won’t do you any good.

And if you do have tickets to one of the biggest festivals in Western Canada, this story probably won’t do you any good either — you are already there.

The 12th...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Thursday Aug 04 2011

One of Nelson’s heritage jewels is on display at this year’s Columbia Basin Cultural Tour.

A Cathedral Whispers is a presentation on the magnificent memorial stained glass windows at St. Saviour’s Anglican Church.

The church, located at the corner of Silica and Ward Streets, will be open Saturday, Aug. 13 from...

By Timothy Schafer On on Wednesday Aug 03 2011

The Tall Man may be the latest film to be shot in the West Kootenay, but a recent infusion of cash for Kootenay Columbia Film ensures it won’t be the last.

The Province handed the Nelson-based film commission $30,000 Wednesday to continue to attract and provide services to film and video producers from around the world.