Arts and Culture
This year’s Selkirk College’s Fine Woodworking class of woodworking student has come from all regions of Canada, bringing with them many varied experiences and talents.
This weekend the students will reveal their progress achieved in one year as the Year-End Show is held.
An assortment of approaches to the design process and a full spectrum...
Selectah Messenjah with Gisto
@ The Royal on Baker, Saturday, May 26, 9 p.m.
- Tickets: $5
Reggae DJ, Selectah Messenjah along with Reggae MC, Gisto, plan to throw down a serious party at the Royal. Come give it up for the reggae vibe with these two talented performers.
Gisto is an ultra...
Join the excitement this weekend at the first annual Oxygen Art Market – a studio sale of original work.
As a fundraiser for Oxygen Art Centre, over 30 local artists will display their work, from mixed-media to cera-cola, encaustic, watercolour oil, and acrylic painting, to photography, fibre art, and other two-dimensional pieces.
Drop in for...
@ Cedar Creek Café, 7:30-9 pm, Tuesday, May 24
Aspen’s pure and powerful voice sets her apart and brings meaning to the subtle poetry found in her lyrics.
Her influences range from folk to country to bluegrass to rock and jazz – but she has evolved a style that is all her own....
100 Mile House
@ Cedar Creek Café, Wednesday, May 25
Transatlantic outfit 100 Mile House have found a place somewhere between Canada and England with their rootsy folk sound full of intricate harmonies, luscious strings, pounding snares and heartfelt stories of places left and found.
100 Mile House...
There’s no mystery to the book signing tour for author Vicki Delany: she will be in Nelson this Saturday signing copies of her new book, loosely based on the Kootenay town of “Trafalgar” — a very thinly disguised Nelson.
The newest mystery by Delany, Among the Departed, is a story about love — new and old, long-concealed, life-affirming — and fatal....
By Catherine Hargreaves, Nelson Grans to Grans
Seven cast-off pews from the Baptist Church are being transformed by local artists while five well-used chairs from Willow point Church are being reinvented by talented teens at the Nelson Youth Centre.
The public is invited to vote on the People’s Choice Award for the best pew with a prize for the winning artist....
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...
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.