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By Jeff Sawyer On on Friday Jan 24 2020

The Nelson Public Library has come a long way since 1920, and after recently marking their 100th year centenary celebration of the library’s incorporation on January 19th 2020, they are officially cemented into the region’s local legacy, and are certainly poised to play a further role in Nelson’s past and present, but more importantly, Nelson’s future.

In this...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Tuesday Jan 21 2020

A Chinese New Year Renewal Celebration in support of the Nelson Food Bank is being held Saturday (January 25) at 385 Suite #2 Baker Street in Nelson.

The event is hosted by Dr. Michael Smith, Qi Gong for Energetic Cleansing and Decluttering; Laurel T. Colins, The Beautiful Living Coach with a Vision for the Future; and M. Charlyne Chiasson BID DFS, Feng Shui Design Tips for Success...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Friday Jan 17 2020

In today's edition, The Daily Dose Editor Jeff Sawyer sits down with local Playwright Lucas Myers to discuss his upcoming show ROOF, and the creative process behind his performances.

As a multi-talented performer with a wide range of theatrical experience, he walks the walk and talks the talk. He is a graduate of the University of Victoria’s Theatre Program and the...

By Contributor On on Monday Jan 06 2020

The Nelson Civic Theatre Society has received some great news.

The Vancouver Foundation has approved a Field of Interest Systems Change Test Grant of $288,600 to Nelson Civic Theatre Society — The Civic Theatre — to partner with Ymir’s Tiny Lights Festival on a three-year project seeks to address the systemic lack of diversity and inclusion in rural arts organizations, performance...

By Jeff Sawyer On on Friday Jan 03 2020

For those of us who knew Jason, he was a man of endless expressions that counted. An idea generator that could move minds. A humanitarian who envisioned only a utopian peaceful planet, and a savvy businessman who was ahead of the times.

Being in the moment is sometimes about seeing yourself sensing, seizing the moment is about living your best life, no matter what the circumstances....

By Bob Hall On on Friday Dec 27 2019

Bass players and drummers are a hot commodity. So much so, the Contemporary Music & Technology Program at Selkirk College is offering up funds to attract these aspiring musicians to study.

The Selkirk College Entrance Scholarship for Bass Players and Drummers provided $1,000 each to four students who entered the music program in September.

“Rhythm is the most important thing...

By Contributor On on Monday Dec 23 2019

In a decade long ago on a continent far, far, away I was joyfully oblivious to all major cultural events. It was 1977 and I was vaguely travelling around Europe. By June more young people were drifting across the ocean, huddling together at hostels, and whispering, “Have you seen it yet?” I soon learned that everyone in North America was flocking to see ‘Star Wars’.

By early September I...

By Sara Golling On on Monday Dec 23 2019

Things to help us feel better are welcome during a season that can be hectic, stressful, demanding – and, for many, isolating and lonely. The demands of holiday entertaining can raise blood pressure levels and jangle nerves. 

Soothing music, designed to be calming and healing, might help, and is guaranteed to cause fewer problems than resorting to the anaesthetizing effects of alcohol,...

By Jeff Sawyer On on Friday Dec 20 2019

Someone who wears many hats is usually defined as multi-faceted, versatile, accomplished, eclectic and most of all diverse.

It’s fair to say that Zan Comerford fits this definition to a tee. Her star shines brightly on the many moons around her, and after recently having had an opportunity to work alongside her, The Daily Dose Editor Jeff Sawyer discovered how...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Wednesday Dec 18 2019

The Nelson and District Arts Council (NDAC) is excited to announce that artist and building owner applications for the Nelson International Mural Festival are now being accepted.

NDAC said in a media release the organization is thrilled to be presenting the third annual mural festival in collaboration with the City of Nelson.

Through the festival, NDAC is increasing the cultural...

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