Arts and Culture
By Joy Barrett, cultural development officer
The Cultural Development Commission (CDC), on behalf of the City of Nelson, announced Anne DeGrace’s appointment as Nelson’s 2011 Cultural Ambassador.
Co-sponsored by Otter Books and Packrat Annie’s, the award comes with a $500 cash prize.
"We already know Anne is a terrific ambassador for Nelson," said City...
Nelson Choral Society presents Voices of Winter
Saturday, Dec. 11 (7 p.m.), Capitol Theatre
Musical director Kathleen Neudorf has chosen a variety of choral pieces on a winter theme for the show, ranging from traditional to contemporary, religious to secular, warm Yule-tide fires to hushed winter landscapes where snow “falls down scarce...
The magic of Silverton's Christmas by the Lake, where all the enchantment and delight of a traditional European Christmas were experienced, touched down in the Slocan Valley community on the weekend.
This was the fourth year of the event in Silverton and the photography of Della and Timothy Schafer captured the visual flavour of the event on Saturday.
As in previous years, the...
FLIKS movie: Force Of Nature: The David Suzuki Story
Capitol Theatre, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $8.50 for members, $10 for non-members
At 75 years old, David Suzuki shows no signs of slowing down.
In this captivating...
A new editorial board, a new issue and now a new event.
On the heels of appointing a new editorial board, Horsefly Magazine will be hosting an event at the SelfDesign High Commons on Friday, Dec. 10 to help propel the publication on its way to publication in spring of 2011.
It’s An Evening of Spoken Words and Music at the...
It’s been quite a year for the Nelson Library.
The Library turned 80 and celebrated with an expansion to two floors, resulting in a spacious, comfortable facility to meet the needs of a growing community of library users.
It’s a showdown at the Hoedown as the Capitol Theatre presents the 23rd annual Christmas Pantomime starting tonight.
Directed by Laurie Jarvis, the much anticipated event draws in some of the best and up-and-coming acting and singing talents from the community.
The play runs tonight until Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday and...
So, next Saturday, Dec. 11, you'll be out shopping, getting gifts for loved ones, buying cards, stocking up on staple holiday fare ... what could be more in keeping with the spirit of Christmas than to share a little bit of the season's bounty with those less fortunate?
Landscape comes alive under the brush of Evelyn Kirkaldy, whose luminous oil paintings are currently on display at the Nelson Library.
Many of Kirkaldy’s pieces are created en plein air—on site— the better to harness spontaneity and energetic colour play in portrayals of vibrant mountain meadows, lively flower gardens and lush rainforests.
Her influences include Jackson...
Programming at Touchstones
Artist Talks: Rachel Yoder and Natasha Smith
Tuesday, November 30 at 7pm
$2 for general public / FREE for members
Join artist and printmaker, Natasha Smith and painter Rachel Yoder for talks about their new exhibitions at...