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By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Aug 03 2011

Blues harmonica concert on the East Shore

@ Harrison Memorial Church, on Crawford Creek Road in Crawford Bay

  • Thursday, Aug. 4 · 7:30-9:30 pm

The blues harmonica talents of Ted Wallace will be featured on harmonica, with friends Emily Flemming, Harreson Tanner, Howlin' Dan, and Ben Johnson adding to the rhythm.

This is a replace...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 03 2011

The Columbia Basin Culture Tour opens doors to explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event next week. Travel to studios and archives that aren't normally open, see demonstrations, new exhibitions and collections or meet people behind the scenes. To participate in the tour, simply grab a map, your Culture Tour Directory and go!

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By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday Aug 02 2011

Taking place Aug. 13-14 from 10 am - 5 pm, the Columbia Basin Culture Tour allows you to explore artists' studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event.

Travel to studios and archives that aren't normally open, see demonstrations, new exhibitions and collections or meet people behind the scenes. To participate in the tour,...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Aug 01 2011

Hey Ocean

@ The Spiritbar, Tuesday Aug. 2

Often described as one of Canada’s best up-and-coming acts, Hey Ocean is a young band with a remarkable talent for blending various musical styles into a brand of infectious Pop that is uniquely their own.

The band is currently recording their new record which...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Sunday Jul 31 2011

Here's the event listings for the Royal Grill and Lounge for this week.

Magic Bus with Joel West

Tuesday, August 2 - Showtime 10 pm

Everyone's favourite DJ, Joel West will be movin' ya on the dancefloor. 

And no cover of course.

Variety...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Sunday Jul 31 2011

If readers get a little shiver when they hear the name Mark Nykanen, they could be forgiven: Nykanen’s name has become synonymous with literary thrillers of the seriously edgy variety.

Nykanen will launch two new novels on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 7:30 pm at the Nelson Public Library.

Striking Back...

By Contributor On on Saturday Jul 30 2011
Dave Watts is a literacy champion, recognized by the many people he has touched in his volunteer work.
 
This September, the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy will be celebrating the second annual Champions of Literacy. 
 
You’re invited to nominate an individual, service group, organization or business in the Boundary who, like Watts, demonstrates...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday Jul 29 2011

The “Ideas for Change” Contest
Deadline for entry: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 5 pm (late entries may be accommodated, space and time permitting)

Do you have a good idea to address climate change that just needs a little money? Or maybe a favourite related non-profit organization that you’d like to promote?

Then check out the “Ideas for Change” contest...

By Mona Mattei On on Thursday Jul 28 2011

Gallery operations in Grand Forks may be curtailed or completely shut down if the society cannot mitigate the loss of $32,000 in revenue withdrawn by the city government in late 2010.
 
A past provincial government employee, Steve Hollett joined the gallery’s board in the role of treasurer this year. In his review of their financial situation he has run different scenarios but in...

By Boundary Sentinel On on Thursday Jul 28 2011

The second annual Christina Lake Homecoming welcomed over 900 people to the various events held last weekend. A busy time for the lake with the sun finally peeking out for visitors and locals, many people partook in the festivities.

The weekend started with a wine and cheese affair at the new Welcome Centre attended by over 200 on Friday night. A round of pancakes kicked off the day for...

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