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By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Jan 12 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Even though it was “under subscribed,” City council will once again let the Cultural Development Commission advise on the allocation of up to 35 per cent of the Columbia Basin Trust’s Community Initiative funding this year.

The pilot project in 2010 saw the CDC undertake the allotment of money to the...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The veil has been lifted from Studio 80 as it is expected to become more accessible for public use after City council secured a promise from the college this week.

On Monday night Coun. Donna Macdonald told City council she had asked Pat Henman, development coordinator for Selkirk College, if the college would relinquish some...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Tuesday Jan 11 2011

Inna Faliks

@ The Capitol Theatre, Saturday, Jan. 15, 8 p.m.


After her acclaimed debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at age 15, Inna Faliks has performed on many of the world's great stages, with numerous orchestras, in solo appearances, and with conductors such as Leonard Slatkin and Keith Lockhart....

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Jan 10 2011

Sarah Calvert

Monday @ The Royal at 8 p.m.

“Like all the great troubadours, Sarah tells a real story and sings with an open heart.”

— Paul Lansberg, former teacher at Berklee College of Music, founder of Selkirk Music College, Nelson, B.C.



By Nelson Daily Staff On on Saturday Jan 08 2011

The Gemma Luna Trio

The Royal, Saturday, Jan. 8 at 9 p.m.

Music to melt your heart.

Indulge in the fresh new compositions from the original and elegant songstress Gemma Luna with the stellar accompaniment of Brian Stolle on upright bass and Jimmy Lewis on vocals and drums.

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Jan 03 2011

Deborah Loxam-Kohl - The Sound of … (silence)

Artist-in-residence at Oxygen Art Centre (to Feb. 10, 2011)


By Fiona Brown

Deborah Loxam-Kohl is artist-in-residence at Oxygen Art Centre through to Feb. 10, 2011 where she is exploring the use of felted wool forms to...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Dec 22 2010

Erica Dee with Shawn Ward (FM Attack)

@ the Spiritbar, Thursday, Dec. 23, 10 p.m.

Nelson's very own Erica Dee and Shawn Ward (FM Attack) will be joining forces in a Spiritbar concert Thursday. 

Erica Dee is fresh off a lengthy tour with DJ Shadow and is ready to see all of Nelson's familiar faces.  She will be performing in the back room alongside...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Dec 20 2010

Kris Ledrew and the Mushana Marimba Band

@ Self Design High (402 Victoria Street, upstairs)

Monday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m.

It’s cool outside but it will be hot inside for this free concert.


By Nelson Daily Editor On on Sunday Dec 19 2010

Ourglass, 568 Ward Street

Kiera Zaslove is the newest inspiration on the walls of Ourglass Studio and Gallery on Ward Street.

The Nelson-based painter had her show opening on Saturday night at the gallery, but will have her work adorn the walls of Nelson’s favourite art spot for the next four weeks (Dec. 18 until Jan. 14)....

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Dec 16 2010

National historic site Fort Steele is getting a $160,000 boost from the sale of a Scottish locomotive that is returning to the United Kingdom. 

Proceeds from the sale, supported by the Friends of Fort Steele Society, will be invested back into Fort Steele Heritage Town, located 16 kilometres northeast of Cranbrook, strengthening tourism in the region.