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By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Aug 22 2011

Unity Music Festival

@ Sleep is for Sissies Eatery, Winlaw, Aug. 26-27

Presented by the Slocan Valley Cultural Alliance, the Unity Music Festival brings plenty of music and fun to the Slocan Valley on Aug. 26 and 27.

Taking place in the field near Sleep is For Sissies Eatery in Winlaw, the Unity Music...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Sunday Aug 21 2011

This week at The Royal on Baker.

Dark Fire Cloud - A Sinixt Fundraiser –

Monday, August 22nd - Admission by donation - Showtime 8pm –

Join us for a Fundraiser for the Sinixt Nation & the Perry Ridge Water Users Association. 

Dark Fire Cloud is known for his unique Zydeco/Blues/R&B/Reggae...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Saturday Aug 20 2011

Seven Okanagan College faculty writers to read in Nelson

@Oxygen Art Centre, Thursday, Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.

A tasty literary smorgasbord will be offered when seven Okanagan writers--all faculty members of the Okanagan College English Department--read from their published fiction, nonfiction and poetry on Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p....

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday Aug 19 2011

The Third Crop by Rita Moir - A book launch

@ Vallican Whole Community Centre (3762 Little Slocan River Rd.)

  • Sunday, Aug. 21 · 3:30-5:30 pm

Sono Nis Press would like to invite you to a celebration and launch for The Third Crop, a personal and historical journey into the photo albums and shoeboxes of...

By Contributor On on Thursday Aug 18 2011

People in the West Kootenay have one more kick at the Gaming review can, courtesy of the East Kootenay.

BC’s Community Gaming Grant Review will visit Cranbrook for a community forum on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort.

Skip Triplett, appointed last month by Premier Christy Clark to lead the independent review, is...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Thursday Aug 18 2011

One-Act plays - BC Senior Games

@ Capitol Theatre, Friday Aug. 19, 2 p.m.

Two One-Act comedy plays for the BC Seniors Games will be presented at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson at 2 pm on Friday Aug. 19.

Dinner For One by Lauri Wylie, comes from St. Luke’s Players in Victoria.

By Contributor On on Thursday Aug 18 2011

When one walks into the Cutter Theatre, a short drive over the US border in Metaline Falls, one is in for a very pleasant surprise. Once the Metaline Falls School designed by architect Kirtland Cutter in 1912, it’s confounding to imagine how close this iconic 30,000 square foot building ever came to the wrecking ball. But in the early 1970s the brick building stopped functioning as a school;...

By Andy George On on Wednesday Aug 17 2011
Local peace activists made passionate appeals at Boundary Peace Initiative’s annual anti-nuclear demonstration. The gathering was held in Gyro Park on Aug. 7, exactly 66 years since the devastating attacks on Japan.
Recall that on Aug. 6, 1945, ‘Little Boy,’ named for United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was dropped on Hiroshima, and that on Aug. 9, 1945...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Aug 17 2011


@ Baker Street, Friday, Aug. 19

West Kootenay EcoSociety invites everyone to the third and final Market Fest for 2011 on Aug. 19 on Baker Street in downtown Nelson.

More than 80 vendors will offer crafts, gifts, produce, and delicious food, while an amazing lineup of local and touring bands...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday Aug 16 2011

72-hour Art Slam

@ Prestige Lakeside Resort, Friday, Aug. 19 to Monday, Aug. 22

Ankors is hosting Nelson’s first ever 72-Hour Art Slam. An art slam is an art competition—with a twist.

Teams or individuals will have 72 hours to create and submit an original piece of artwork – any type of artist...