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By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Jan 19 2011

Max Liboiron: Trashscapes and Rubbish Topographies

Jan. 15 to April 10 @ Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History

From trash to treasure,...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Jan 19 2011

The Douglas fir is one of the most recognizable and common trees in the Pacific Northwest, but do you know who it’s named after? Spokane-based naturalist and author, Jack Nisbet, does!

Selkirk College Library, the Schools of University Arts and Sciences and Renewable Resources and Touchstones Nelson - Museum of Art and History are proud to present writer, historian, teacher and...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Jan 17 2011

How often does someone like “Rock God” Pat Mastelotto come to Nelson? The answer is rarely, if ever.

On Tuesday, Jan. 18, master musician Pat Mastelotto will be performing with Selkirk College’s Contemporary Music and Technology faculty at Mary Hall in Nelson.

“This is an amazing opportunity for our faculty, students and community,” said...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Jan 17 2011

Poor No More featuring Mary Walsh

Saturday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. @ Nelson United Church, or 7 p.m. Jan. 21 at St. Rita's Parish Hall, 513 7 Ave., in Castlegar. Admission is free.

 

We were always told “If you work hard, things will get better.” 

But while corporations...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

The people of Nelson are being called upon to help nominate Nelson’s Wassabi Collective as the People’s Choice for this year's British Columbia Interior Music Awards.

Although some people voted back in the fall, this is the only category people can vote for now, and the band needs your votes.

It only takes a couple seconds to vote. All you...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Even though it was “under subscribed,” City council will once again let the Cultural Development Commission advise on the allocation of up to 35 per cent of the Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiative funding this year.

The pilot project in 2010 saw the CDC undertake the allotment of money to the...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The veil has been lifted from Studio 80 as it is expected to become more accessible for public use after City council secured a promise from the college this week.

On Monday night Coun. Donna Macdonald told City council she had asked Pat Henman, development coordinator for Selkirk College, if the college would relinquish some...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

Inna Faliks

@ The Capitol Theatre, Saturday, Jan. 15, 8 p.m.

 

After her acclaimed debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at age 15, Inna Faliks has performed on many of the world's great stages, with numerous orchestras, in solo appearances, and with conductors such as Leonard Slatkin and Keith Lockhart....

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Jan 10 2011

Sarah Calvert

Monday @ The Royal at 8 p.m.

“Like all the great troubadours, Sarah tells a real story and sings with an open heart.”

— Paul Lansberg, former teacher at Berklee College of Music, founder of Selkirk Music College, Nelson, B.C.

 

What...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Saturday Jan 08 2011

The Gemma Luna Trio

The Royal, Saturday, Jan. 8 at 9 p.m.

Music to melt your heart.

Indulge in the fresh new compositions from the original and elegant songstress Gemma Luna with the stellar accompaniment of Brian Stolle on upright bass and Jimmy Lewis on vocals and drums.

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