Arts and Culture
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...
By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily
The highest ranking Japanese officer on Canadian soil will be visiting several areas of Slocan Valley, the Kyowakai Society in New Denver announced.
Kyowakai Society president Gail Swanson said the consul general will come in March to pay homage to the thousands of Japanese Canadians that...
Author reading at Nelson Library
Tuesday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.
It’s a story any writer would love to wrap their keyboard around.
And although Creston author Tanna Patterson-Z had a personal connection with the story of the...
Awareness and silence are urged in support of the Sinixt Nation.
Friends of the beleaguered First Nation and now the Perry Ridge Wilderness Preserve Initiative are invited to an awareness raising benefit concert and silent auction on Sunday, Nov. 28 at The Royal on Baker (1 p.m. to midnight).
The Sinixt are currently preparing for a...
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...
Get your words on.
The Kootenay Literary Competition — presented by the Kootenay Literary Competition Committee — is now open to any residents of the Kootenay region.
Kootenay Literary Competition 2010 theme: isolation. Contestants should explore this theme in their original work.