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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...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday Jun 03 2011

Salival, Tool tribute band

@ Spiritbar, Friday, June 3

Salival was a limited edition box set in CD/DVD formats released in 2000 by American rock band Tool.

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Thursday Jun 02 2011

Full Metal Basket - exhibition opening

@ Oxygen Art Centre, Friday, June 3, 7 p.m.

320 Vernon St, alley entrance,

By Fiona Brown

Born-and-raised Nakusp artist Kate Tupper opens her latest exhibition, Full Metal Basket, at Oxygen Art...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Jun 01 2011

The Art of Bellydance Workshop

@ Trillium Studio at the Old South Slocan Schoolhouse across from the Dam Inn

  • Sunday, June 5, 10 am – 1 pm; cost $25 +tax

Come explore the exciting and fun art of Bellydance.

This workshop covers fundamental moves which are integral in any style of...

By Allyson Kenning On on Wednesday Jun 01 2011

If the weather hasn’t been completely uplifting these days, perhaps an evening featuring local fine arts students and their skills is just what the doctor ordered. If that is the case, then you are in luck, because on Thursday June 2 RSS art, drama, dance, and music students—along with the odd MacLean student--will be showcasing their talents at the RSS auditorium.


The two-hour...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday May 31 2011

White Lightning Blues Band

@ The Royal on Baker, Thursday, June 2, 7:30 p.m.

  • Tickets: $10 or by donation. Phone 505-5580.

The White Lightning Blues Band is holding a fundraiser for access to dental care for a local artist.

This night will feature a silent auction, art by Tsuki and music...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday May 31 2011

By Brittany Gilchrist

Going, gone.

Tickets for the largest music festival in the West Kootenay region are sold out.

The 2011 Shambhala Music Festival has sold out in record time. Online tickets sold out on May 12, with authorized ticket stores selling out over the course of the following 15 days.

The last store with...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday May 30 2011

Upstairs at Wah Lee’s

@ Touchstones Nelson, Gallery B, June 4 to Aug. 21

  • Opening reception: Friday, June 17, 7-9 pm

A new exhibit at Touchstones Nelson, Upstairs at Wah Lee’s, creates a remarkable and intimate portrait of life in the small frontier town of Quesnel....