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By Andrew Zwicker On on Thursday May 19 2011

Imagine the scene: 88 people fill a century-old room, surrounded by local works of art. To your left the ten foot tall arched windows of the former bank afford spectacular views as the sun dips behind the snow capped mountains. Above you, ornate beams adorn a ceiling that is as much a piece of art as the works hung on the surrounding walls. In front of you is a small raised stage and atop that...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Thursday May 19 2011

Photos courtesy Linda Swanson

Castlegar city council met the eight contenders for Miss Castlegar 2011 during its regular meeting Monday night, as each young lady introduced herself and offered a short speech.

Pageant coordinator Carol Summerville says the ladies have been working since January to prepare for pageant day June 3.
“They’ve been...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday May 18 2011

USS with Michou

@ The Royal on Baker, Sunday, May 22

  • Tickets: $10

One of Canada’s best kept secrets in the indie scene, USS (Ibiquitous Synergy Seeker) is bringing their one of a kind sound to the Royal.  

You’ll dance, you’ll smile, you’ll be uplifted, you’ll be blown away, you’ll love...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday May 17 2011

Coco Love Alcorn

@ Ymir Schoolhouse, May 22, 8:30 p.m.

  • Tickets: $15 in advance and $18 at the door at the Ymir Store

The incredible Coco Love Alcorn returns to the Ymir Schoolhouse this Sunday.

Coco Love Alcorn is a Canadian...

By Andrew Zwicker On on Tuesday May 17 2011
Three talented women with a local connection, “For the Birds” will be coming to Rossland next week and we’ve got a contest to help you go see them with a full belly. Anyone who “likes” the Rossland Telegraph’s Facebook page will be entered into random draw to win dinner for two at the Red Room Lounge and reserved front row seating for...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday May 16 2011

Oxygen Art Market — A studio sale of original work

@ Oxygen Art Centre

  • Friday, May 27, 7-10 p.m., Saturday, May 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, May 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Join the excitement at the first annual Oxygen Art Market – a studio sale of original work. Whether your budget is $10 or $10,000, there is something...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Sunday May 15 2011

The Garden at the end of the World

  • @ Threads Guild Building, Appledale, Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m. 

The Garden at the end of the World “is a film that is both a documentary and a travelogue of a journey through a ruined land.

It is stark in its contrasts of the impacts of war with the everyday...

By Andy George On on Sunday May 15 2011
The 22-year vision of using the Black Train Bridge (BTB) for pedestrians was fulfilled with a trails ribbon-cutting event and bridge rededication to a local fallen soldier, Master Corporal Darrell J. Priede. With the grand opening a significant link in the trail system of Grand Forks is now complete and ready to revolutionize commutes.
Unanimously viewed as a...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday May 13 2011

Unplugged: Avery Bremner, Austin Partridge, Lucas Myers

@ Ellison’s, Saturday, May 14, 12-3 p.m.

— 523 Front St. Nelson

Ellison's Cafe Acoustic...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday May 13 2011

By Ricardo Hubbs

For the first time in its 14-year history Canada’s premiere electronic music festival, Shambahala, has sold out of online tickets in May.  

All this when locals have just said, ‘Goodbye’ to the snow.

“This represents an enormous...