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By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Aug 15 2011

Humans w/Ricco and Vinnie The Squid

@ Spiritbar, Friday, Aug. 19 at 10 pm

So it’s not entirely true that opposites attract, but it is true that when two opposites get together, things become a lot less mundane.

This is certainly what’s happened between Robbie Slade and Peter Ricq,...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Aug 15 2011


@ The Spiritbar, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 10 p.m.

When Stu Boga Fergie was only a child, his Yakin Andu elders gifted him with the nickname DidgeriStu, a nod to his prodigious skills on the didgeridoo. They must have had a gift of foresight.

Now, DidgeriStu is all grown up, and his...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Saturday Aug 13 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 Saturday Aug 13 2011

British Columbia’s Community Gaming Grant Review will hold a community forum Monday, Aug. 15 at the Sandman Hotel in Castlegar.

Skip Triplett, appointed last month by Premier Christy Clark to lead the independent review, is examining the role of government in allocating gaming revenue with input from charities, non-profits, community members, local government and others...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Saturday Aug 13 2011

Magic Bus with DJ Express

Tuesday, August 16 - Showtime 10 pm

Another great night of local electronic music without any cover.

Variety Shows with Estevan and Tracey Lynn

Wednesday, August 17 - Starts 8:30 pm

Come enjoy the open stage...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday Aug 12 2011

An evening with Wiñay Taki Ayllu

@ SelfDesign High, second floor, Canadian Legion

  • Saturday, Aug. 13 at 7 pm

The members of Wiñay Taki Ayllu are visiting the Kootenays this summer from the village of Pisac, in the Sacred Valley of Peru.

Dressed in traditional Andean costume,...

By Allyson Kenning On on Friday Aug 12 2011

Today, the Miners' Hall stands sentinel at the western entrance to downtown Rossland, a relic of an age long gone. It’s one of our few remaining structures from that time, having missed out on significant fires that gutted the downtown core in the 1920s. That a wooden building like this has survived so well is a testament to the tenacity of those who built it: the men of the local miners'...

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