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By Contributor On on Sunday Jun 12 2011
A new shade shelter overlooking the Grand Forks valley was the centre of the Boundary Museum’s grand opening Celebrations last weekend. The day featured a Doukhobor prayer meeting and strawberry social.
The festivities, which took place on Sunday, Jun. 5, also included a tree planting ceremony honouring the partnership and goodwill between the Boundary Museum, the City...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Saturday Jun 11 2011

Nelson’s Tim Kendrick has enjoyed several careers: fighter pilot, administrator and a few small businesses.

Interests have included caving, mountaineering, scuba diving, Search and Rescue, building boats and exploring the BC coast, painting and pottery, but photography is the passion that has endured.


By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday Jun 10 2011

Meaghan Smith with Del Barber

@ The Royal on Baker, Monday, June 13, 9 p.m.

  • Tickets are $10 and available at, and Royal Espresso.

Winner of the Best New Artist award at the 2011 Juno’s, Meaghan Smith is an infectious, passionate, and talented songwriter who is taking her highly acclaimed...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Thursday Jun 09 2011

Carolyn Mark and friends

@ Cedar Creek Café, Sunday, June 12, 7:30-9:30 pm

“Carolyn Mark's music is so authentic in its back porch vibe, it seems to come with its own direct link to Loretta Lynn's '60s heyday — like her heroes, Mark is...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Jun 08 2011

Nelson Poetry Slam

@ Self Design High, Sunday, June 12, 7 pm

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By Andrew Zwicker On on Wednesday Jun 08 2011

 Thanks to anti- Alberta commercials from south of the border and occasional news stories  about birds dying in tailings ponds we’re all familiar with the tar-sands in northern Alberta to some extent. What the Sands look like--and just how far-reaching the detrimental impacts of our country’s oil industry are, however may be a surprise to many.  On Thursday, June 16, we’ll all get the chance...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday Jun 07 2011

All That Glitters book launch

@ Cedar Creek Café with local author and ice climbing legend Margo Talbot

  • Saturday, June 11, 3:30 -5:30 pm

Flamboyant ice climbing legend, adventurer and pole dancer (as in: expedition to the South Pole) shares her autobiographical tale of transformation, from living in society’...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Jun 06 2011

@ Cedar Creek Café, Wednesday, June 8, 7-9 pm

A solo music project started at the height of the Andes.

Soniko’s music is a fusion of different styles like triphop, latin and rock.

Soniko wants to take you on a musical trip around Latin America, playing original music as well as...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Sunday Jun 05 2011

At The Royal on Baker this week.

Magic Bus with Soup

Tuesday, June 7, 10 pm

It's a DJ Smash Up every Tuesday at the Royal.  And there's never any cover! 

Variety Shows with Estevan and Tracy Lynn 

Wednesday, June 8, 8:30 pm

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Saturday Jun 04 2011

Cain.1, BC Dubcats, Robgoblin, C-Biggs

@ The Spiritbar, Saturday, June 4, 10 p.m.

  • Tickets: $10

It’s a stacked lineup of four different acts covering all styles of broken beats and bass music, and even beatboxing.

DJ Cain.1

After smashing the sold out The Royal last...