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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...

By Anonymous On on Thursday May 12 2011

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today adopted definitions of new Canadian artists that were proposed by key music industry groups.

In addition, the CRTC made public two studies on the airplay given to new Canadian artists, which indicate that no new regulations are required at this time since these artists are receiving adequate...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Wednesday May 11 2011

The countdown to the BC Seniors Games has officially begun after a torchlighting ceremony in Castlegar last night.

More than 100 people turned out to watch the torch being lit at 8 p.m. at the Castlegar Complex, after words from games organizers, Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff, Nelson city councillor Deb Kozak, Trail mayor Dieter Bogs, and Kelly Mann (who offered comments on...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday May 10 2011

By Nicole Brewer

Shambhala Music Festival may be hidden and nestled in the mountains, held on a farm near Salmo, but it still ranks in the upper half of a top 100 most visible music festivals on Google, according to a study recently conducted by Marianne Lorthiois, an MBA student in Quebec City.


By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday May 10 2011

In 1951 the Diamond Grill was the newest Chinese café in Nelson.

Situated in the 500 block of Baker Street, it sat smack in the heart of the city. It also sat smack in the heart of the childhood of celebrated author Fred Wah.

On Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m., Wah reads at the Nelson Public Library from his...

By Timothy Schafer On on Monday May 09 2011

For years Connor Clover was not interested in dance.

He was a soccer player, a physical guy who, after he graduated high school seven years ago, became a tree faller in the Slocan Valley.

But three years ago he found himself in a dance studio — and he was hooked. Now, as he prepares for the 14th annual Dance Umbrella recital at the...