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By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday May 03 2011

Ethan Collister

@ Cedar Creek Café, Wednesday, May 4

Calgary’s Ethan Collister is back at Cedar Creek Café for a great evening of original music.

A direct, honest and outspoken lyricist as well as an accomplished guitar player, Collister is a charismatic and captivating performer.

By Boundary Sentinel On on Sunday May 01 2011

The independent coffee universe in Canada is about to be showcased to the world as the first episodes of Common Grounds TV are set to air in the coming weeks. CGTV is the culmination of an investigative yet humorous look at the otherwise serious coffee industry in Canada.

Last September, Producers Edan Marshall and Nik Green took to the road as part of a 25,000 kilometre trek undertaken...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Thursday Apr 28 2011

A public display of artwork created at the recent Trash Art Challenge is being held  this Friday and Saturday at the Passmore Hall in the Slocan Valley.

This all-inclusive art show welcomes youth and adults to test their skills and be inspired by other creative folks.

There will be cash prizes awarded for the art chosen as “...

By Timothy Schafer On on Thursday Apr 28 2011

One of the largest annual events in the city is set to take the stage Friday night for the 25th time as Festival Nelson kicks off with nearly 1,000 kids from 35 schools from all over Western Canada and Washington state.

The festival gives people a chance to see some of the best up and coming musicians perform. Using two venues over two days — LV Rogers High School and...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Apr 27 2011

By the Kootenay Library Federation

It’s a book club anyone can join – and you don’t even have to provide hors d'oeuvres.

One Book, One Kootenay (OBOK) is a region-wide book club that celebrates the work of the talented writers living in the Kootenay Boundary.


By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Apr 27 2011
The Bollywood Bellydance Love Tour

@ The Capitol Theatre, Friday, April 29, 7:30 p.m.

Nelson's leading bellydancers are hosting the Get Bent Bollywood Bellydance Love Tour 2011 by the Get Bent dancers from Penticton, on their fourth annual tour.

The double feature will also present a variety of Nelson area...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Apr 27 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...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Apr 27 2011

IMTV – Nelson’s own live late night talk show

@ the Spiritbar, Thursday, April 28 at 10 pm; April 29 at 2:30 am

Come see Nelson's own live late night talk show: IMTV.

It’s episode three and season two, hosted by Jenna Raider, with special guest interviews and performances by Drive If You Must (...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Apr 25 2011

TEDx SelfDesign High

@ the Capitol Theatre, Tuesday, April 26, 6:30 p.m.

What is TEDx?
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx.

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.

By Timothy Schafer On on Sunday Apr 24 2011

By Phil Larstone

Water, water everywhere and plenty of drops to drink.

It’s a mantra well known in the West Kootenays, but it isn’t one that is shared throughout the rest of the world.

But if you enjoy the pure, refreshing water that happily flows from mountain to ocean, throughout our lives and into our very...