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By Nelson Daily Editor On on Sunday Apr 17 2011

This week at The Royal on Baker Street.


Selkirk After School Bash

Monday, April 18 - $5 - Showtime 9 pm

School's out. Selkirk students get ready to party with 3 awesome bands set to rock the house in celebration of the end of school. This night will feature My Pet Lion, Hello...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday Apr 15 2011

Summer Youth Program auditions

@ the Capitol Theatre, Sunday, April 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Auditions for the Summer Youth Program production of You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (Revised) take place this weekend.

The audition is open to youth aged 12 to 18. Please have a song...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday Apr 15 2011

By Art Joyce

In an era when texting seems poised to shred what’s left of language skills, Lucerne School is proving that writing amongst kids is alive and well.

The school is hosting its ninth festival from Monday, April 18 through Thursday, April 21. A coffeehouse featuring both elementary and secondary school student work will be...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Thursday Apr 14 2011

Digital Art and New Media Showcase

@ Patenaude Hall, Tenth Street, 6-9 p.m.


On Friday, April 15 from 6-9pm, students from the Digital Arts and New Media Program at Selkirk College will be presenting the 12th annual year-end exhibition.

Held at Patenaude Hall at the...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Apr 14 2011

It’s the end of the school year at Kootenay School of the Arts at Selkirk College, and its time to show what a difference a year (or eight months) makes.

KSA is inviting the community to its annual year-end show and sale this weekend, running Friday and Saturday in the KSA building on the corner of Victoria and Josephine streets.


By Global Voices On on Wednesday Apr 13 2011

The role of social networking site Facebook in facilitating protest actions has been affirmed in the Tunisia and Egypt uprisings; governments in many countries, including China, are wary of the political activities of their citizens on Facebook. But in Cambodia, Facebook is not yet considered a threat by the government.

Politicians led by Prime Minister Hun Sen (who has been in power...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday Apr 12 2011

Steal the Blue – April Verch

@ The Capitol Theatre, Friday, April 15, 8 p.m.


April Verch’s recent featured performance in the Opening Ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games confirms her status as one of the top female virtuoso fiddlers in the roots music genre.

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday Apr 12 2011

Ideas Café Salon: War and Peace

at Oxygen Art Centre, Friday, April 15, 7:30 pm 


Oxygen Art Centre hosts its first Philosopher’s Café Salon with inspired facilitator Miguel Rodriguez who will lead a public discussion on the topic of War and Peace.


By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Apr 11 2011

It’s going to be a hot spring and summer at The Royal on Baker this year.

Check out these upcoming acts.


Crash Test Dummies

Monday, Nov. 28 –

Tickets: $20 available April 23 at

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Apr 11 2011

This week at The Royal on Baker …

The Magnificent 7's

Monday, April 11, $6 - Showtime 9 pm 

True artists, sincere performers and an authentic roots sound make the Magnificent 7’s a band you must come see at the Royal.  

Combining traditional bluegrass with a sense of modern...