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By Nelson Daily Staff On on Friday Apr 01 2011

After 10 years of presentations, meetings and demonstrations Nelson's Outdoor skatepark finally has a site, and they are officially kicking off the fundraising portion of the park project this month.

To mark this momentous occasion Kootenay Lake Outdoor Skate Park Society and Shambhala Music Festival Ltd. hope you'll come help celebrate with them at the NDYC and...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Mar 30 2011

Alf Crossley: Spirit of the Land

@ Touchstones Nelson, Gallery A

Opening reception:  Friday, April 1, 7-9 pm, (exhibition closing date June 12) 

Artist talk: Thursday, April 14, 7 pm...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Tuesday Mar 29 2011

FLIKS presents …


@ Capitol Theatre, Wednesday, March 30 at 7:30 pm

FLIKS presents Genie Award Winner and Academy Award short-listed Incendies at the Capitol Theatre.

Fresh from its Genie win, and being short-listed as best foreign film at the...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Mar 28 2011

Outskirts of Eden: Jude Davison

@ The Capitol Theatre, Friday April 1, 8 p.m.

Proceeds from ticket sales of this performance will be used to aid in disaster relief for the Tsunami ravaged Japanese community of Onagawa.

In 2009 Jude Davison released a critically acclaimed concept album Circo de...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Mar 24 2011

Fluid Stability: Margie Gillis

@ The Capitol Theatre, Saturday, March 26, 8 p.m.

Internationally acclaimed modern dance artist, dancer/choreographer Margie Gillis has been seen on television and in theatrical films on several occasions.

Her life and her art have been the subjects of several...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Mar 23 2011

Friday, March 25 @ The Capitol Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

Local aerial photographer Benjamin Jordan will capture the first ever West Kootenay Community Formation and would like to extend a personal invitation to Nelson residents to be part in this event.

This March marks the launch of his Above and Beyond...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Tuesday Mar 22 2011

Here's what's happening at The Royal on Baker for the week of March 21 …


Canucks Game on the Big Screen

Tuesday, March 29, starts at 5 p.m.

Join in for dinner and drinks and watch the Canucks take on the Predators on the huge and beautiful big screen. Magic Bus...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday Mar 22 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Art will emulate reality as the students of LV Rogers secondary school are moving into the filming stage of their environmental-themed feature film.

Four budding filmmakers began their public career in film as they pitched the idea for their first feature film, ...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Mar 21 2011

Spring session bellydance classes

March 28 - May 16 (no class April 25) at Slocan Park Hall

7 for $70 or both classes for $125 +hst


Spring is here and so are bellydance classes. This spring Shauna Robertson of Soul Fire Dance is offering two consecutive classes, starting with...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Mar 21 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A public sneak peak at the city’s next feature film will be delivered in City council tonight as the students from LV Rogers Secondary School begin promotion of their two-hour production, Project Turquoise Snowflake.

The two student producers of the film, Matt Howroyd and Olivia...