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By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Jun 08 2021

Artists and Revolutionaries

 

Allow me a brief tangent about rock music and the Revolution; I am a 1960’s kid and I cannot forget a childhood illusion that my Woodstock Nation would transform our world. Music, love, peace, revolution, all were One, right? As the Eagles put it lyrically, “we thought we could change the world with words like love and freedom...

By John Boivin Loc... On on Monday Jun 07 2021

The Hills Garlic Festival will not be taking place this summer.

“This decision was made with the best interests of our small community in mind,” says a notice on the festival website. “We look forward to welcoming vendors, patrons, and volunteers in 2022.”

The Hills Recreation Society’s board of directors chose to cancel the popular annual event in New Denver despite the easing...

By Contributor On on Wednesday May 26 2021

It’s time to put your Sculpturewalking shoes on! Castlegar has once again welcomed a huge variety of amazing artwork to beautify and enliven the city’s downtown core and offer a welcome attraction for residents and regional visitors

“The past year has very challenging for arts and culture organizations,” says Sculpturewalk Executive Joy Barrett, “and we’re very fortunate to have the...

By Contributor On on Monday May 24 2021

This weekend is a rich offering of streamed presentations from the Capitol Theatre with local Nelson and BC representation in the genres of music and dance respectively.

Beginning on May 27th  and available for one week, local singer and ukulele player Brian Kalbfleisch will be joined by Rob Fahie on bass, Don Macdonald on violin, and Graham Tracy on percussion to present an...

By Contributor On on Wednesday May 19 2021

The Elephant Mountain Literary Festival (EMLF), based in Nelson, BC, celebrates 10 years this summer with a mix of home-grown and national authors and presenters, more special events, and increased opportunities for writers to hone their craft. EMLF runs online July 7 – 11.

“It’s a fitting celebration to mark ten years of bringing exceptional Canadian literary talent to Nelson,” says...

By Contributor On on Tuesday May 18 2021

Artists and supporters of the arts will soon have a new collective space for the community to learn, connect, and create art together in Rossland.

The Rossland Arts Centre Society has submitted an application to lease the historic Drill Hall building on the corner of Monte Christo Street and 1st Avenue. The application is now in process with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural...

By Charles Jeanes On on Thursday Apr 29 2021

What Lasts?   A holy Book-- and an unholy $ystem

 

“... This I know, for the Bible tells me so.”  -- child’s hymn, Jesus loves me

 

“I am an anti-Christ / I am an anarchist

I don’t know what I want / but I know how to get it

I want to destroy...

By CBT On on Tuesday Mar 30 2021

Here’s your chance to get to know a lineup of 100 unique entrepreneurs and creators – from a nature-loving artist to an alternative “coffee roaster in Nelson and area during the #BuyBasin Festival – running through April 27. The online festival gives locals the chance to meet and interact with the entrepreneurs in your own backyard.

The Facebook Live festival,...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Mar 25 2021

Anyone with friends or family working in the entertainment industry knows first-hand the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has not been too kind.

While some musical artists have been able to turn to the virtual stage and record labels to showcase their talent, many local bands have been put into a tailspin as large crowds at concerts and clubs have gone the way of the dinosaur since the...

By Contributor On on Thursday Mar 18 2021

The Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) invites members of the arts and culture community in the Columbia Basin to join its volunteer Steering Committee.

The CKCA is a representative body of the arts and culture communities across the Basin and manages and administers arts and culture funding programs on behalf of Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).

The CKCA Steering Committee...

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