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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...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Mar 16 2011

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts, culture, and heritage community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer steering committee.

The CKCA is a representative body of the arts, culture and heritage communities across the Canadian Columbia Basin, and manages and administers arts, culture, and heritage funding programs on behalf...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Tuesday Mar 15 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 Kootenays initiative which connects his...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Mar 14 2011

This week at The Royal on Baker … 

Born Ruffians 

Monday, March 14, $10, Showtime 9:30 pm

The Royal is excited to present one of Toronto's best indie rock groups, Born Ruffians. 

The trio creates a jaunty mix of shifty guitar riffs and hyper-chic vocals for a Pixies-esque...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Saturday Mar 12 2011

Attention ski bums, snow bums, skinny bums, and large bums; Iron Mountain Theatre (I.M.T.) is proud to present Ski Bum: The Musical.

I.M.T. (the company who brought you A Tribute to Mining, White Star Lady, and Company jump) is the Kootenay's newest, and coolest,...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Friday Mar 11 2011

Registrations are currently being accepted for artists and venues in the Columbia Basin to participate in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour (CBCT).

The CBCT is a two-day celebration of culture taking place Aug. 13-14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The CBCT is a self-guided tour showcasing local arts, culture and heritage offered at no charge to the...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Mar 10 2011

Fundraiser for Nelson’s first opera

Friday, April 15, Rod and Gun Club

A beautiful night of tapas and tunes awaits in an evening in support of the Amy Ferguson Institute, raising money for the creation of Nelson's first Opera, Khaos.

The event takes place April 15, a Friday, at 6:...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Tuesday Mar 08 2011

This week and beyond at The Royal on Baker Street …


Electric Wednesdays with Estevan and Tracy Lynn

Wednesday, doors at 8:30 pm

Come listen to some great local music or take the stage yourself. 


The Idlers with...