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By Kyra Hoggan On on Wednesday May 11 2011

The countdown to the BC Seniors Games has officially begun after a torchlighting ceremony in Castlegar last night.

More than 100 people turned out to watch the torch being lit at 8 p.m. at the Castlegar Complex, after words from games organizers, Castlegar mayor Lawrence Chernoff, Nelson city councillor Deb Kozak, Trail mayor Dieter Bogs, and Kelly Mann (who offered comments on...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday May 10 2011

By Nicole Brewer

Shambhala Music Festival may be hidden and nestled in the mountains, held on a farm near Salmo, but it still ranks in the upper half of a top 100 most visible music festivals on Google, according to a study recently conducted by Marianne Lorthiois, an MBA student in Quebec City.


By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday May 10 2011

In 1951 the Diamond Grill was the newest Chinese café in Nelson.

Situated in the 500 block of Baker Street, it sat smack in the heart of the city. It also sat smack in the heart of the childhood of celebrated author Fred Wah.

On Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m., Wah reads at the Nelson Public Library from his...

By Timothy Schafer On on Monday May 09 2011

For years Connor Clover was not interested in dance.

He was a soccer player, a physical guy who, after he graduated high school seven years ago, became a tree faller in the Slocan Valley.

But three years ago he found himself in a dance studio — and he was hooked. Now, as he prepares for the 14th annual Dance Umbrella recital at the...

By Mona Mattei On on Monday May 09 2011
The culmination of over 10 years of work will be celebrated at the grand opening of the new Grand Forks city trails system next Saturday. From the early years of working to acquire land rights for the Canadian Pacific Railway’s abandoned lines, to finding solutions for ownership of the Black Train Bridge, and fundraising challenges a small group of dedicated volunteers have kept local trails...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday May 09 2011

Three Kootenay artists came home with awards at the recent B.C. Interior Music Awards held in Kelowna.

Adham Shaikh, Wassabi Collective and Jude Davison took home awards April 23 at the Kelowna Community Theatre.

East Shore resident Davison, who teaches at Selkirk College’s School of Music, won for CD/DVD artwork design of the year and...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Sunday May 08 2011

Tim Hus

@ Cedar Creek Café, Tuesday, May 10

Legendary Tim Hus is back with a Canadiana Cowboy concert that’s been dubbed the most Canadian show in the country.

Hus, originally from Nelson, has a voice sweeter than a Husqvarna chainsaw, a wit that is sharper than rusty barbed wire, and a list of songs...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday May 06 2011

Soar Oratorio

@ Bethel Christian Centre, Saturday, May 7, 7 p.m.

The Nelson Choral Society, directed by Kathleen Neudorf, presents Soar Oratorio on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at Bethel Christian Centre, 623 Gordon Rd.

Includes solos by Noemi Kiss, Kathleen Neudorf and Marty Horswill. Christof Martens on piano. Admission is by donation....

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Friday May 06 2011

The Peace Cafe presents: Canadian Boat to Gaza

@ Mir Centre for Peace, Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m.

A Canadian Boat to Gaza is being planned to challenge the Israeli and Egyptian blockade of Gaza that the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations Human Rights Council have called “a crime against humanity.”...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Thursday May 05 2011

Spring into yoga

@ the Yoga School House and the Pass Creek Hall

Monday, May 9, 5:30 pm; June 30, 4:30pm

Spring is lovely in theory ...

But we all know how challenging the shoulder seasons can be around here.

So why not get together in our own...