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By Charles Jeanes On on Thursday Aug 01 2019

Part Two

I began an exploration of a Stoic prose-poem, The Desiderata, in the last edition of the column, and continue it in this one. Stoicism is interesting in its own right, but also because it has been enjoying a modern revival.

If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain and bitter; for always there will be greater...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Aug 01 2019

It’s news that will warm more than the hearts of the congregation at St. Saviour’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral in Nelson.

The Columbia Basin Trust recently announced that Anglican Church on Ward Street is on the Heritage Grants list for more than $135,000 to install a new heating system.

The system will use a series of efficient technologies to heat the church as well as...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Friday Jul 26 2019

The 31st edition of the Capitol Theatre Summer Youth Program opened Thursday at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson with Roald Dahl’s adaptation of James and the Giant Peach.

Directed by Adriana Bogaard, with musical direction by Malaika Horswill and choreography by MacKenzie Hope, James and the Giant Peach is a musical fantasy of a boy, his insect friends and their amazing...

By CBT On on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

The rich history, arts and culture of the Columbia River in Canada and the United States will be on display at the Columbia Basin Transboundary Conference: One River, One Future in September.
The conference aims to address key issues related to the future of the Columbia River, its ecosystem, management and...

By Charles Jeanes On on Monday Jul 22 2019

What is your “Philosophy of Life?”

Recently, I’ve learned in various media commenting on cultural trends that an ancient philosophy, Stoicism, is making a comeback in the 21st century, to address the human condition and crisis of our particular moment in time. How and why people adopt a philosophy interests me. So I am going to indulge in a reading...

By Contributor On on Sunday Jul 21 2019

The Nelson and District Arts Council is thrilled to announce the second opening for 31st annual ArtWalk Saturday, July 27th.

ArtWalk has become a highlight of the arts & cultural season offering the community a free event that showcases the work of local artists in business galleries. This year’s event hosts over 35 artists in 17 venues downtown and down to the waterfront.


By Contributor On on Sunday Jul 21 2019

On Sunday, July 28, a Buddhist minister will bless a new monument commemorating Japanese Canadians cremated at Slocan during the internment era.

The cedar post replaces a similar monument that has been in place at the east end of village’s cemetery since 1986. The original memorial on the site was created by the Slocan Buddhist Mission Society 75 years ago.

Rev. Yasuhiro...

By Contributor On on Sunday Jul 21 2019

The annual Taps and Tapas is returning to the Boundary City for its fourth anniversary, Friday, August 16 from 7-10:30 p.m. on the historic grounds of Gallery 2 in Grand Forks.

This marquee summer event for Grand Forks, showcases a host of regional breweries in a casual ambience of a summer garden party, flowing with white lanterns, energized with live music, and complimented with...

By aeon On on Wednesday Jul 17 2019

By Richard G. Stevens; from Aeon

Light pollution is often characterized as a soft issue in environmentalism. This perception needs to change. Light at night constitutes a massive assault on the ecology of the planet, including us. It also has indirect...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 02 2019

Downtown Nelson was hopping with excitement on opening night of Nelson and District Arts Council’s 31st Annual ArtWalk.

"There were lots of smiles and good times after the rain showers subsided," said Stephanie Myers of ArtWalk.

"Seventeen venues took part ranging from restaurants and coffee shops and even the boxing club - displaying 25+ artists in this the...