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Musical Theatre Camp Students bring rebellion to The Bailey Theatre stage with Roald Dahl’s Matilda Jr.

The Trail & District Arts Council, Triple Threat Experience, and STEPS Dance Centre will fill the streets of Trail with the smell of rebellion from July 20 to 21 as the musical theatre camp students invade The Bailey Theatre stage to perform Roald Dahl’s “Matilda The Musical JR.”  Rebellion is high in “Matilda JR.”, a gleefully […]

BC SPCA’s annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest is back

The BC SPCA invites the public to participate in its 16th annual Wildlife-in- Focus photography contest running July 2 through 22.  Amateur photographers 14 years and older can submit their awe-inspiring images of owls, eagles, foxes, bees, whales, and other amazing creatures until July 22. You can enter as many times as you like and there […]

Daily Dose — Photographer in Residence Program Gives Photographers a Chance to Shine

Nelson photographer Tom Wilson was May’s photographer in residence for Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism, and says the program gave his work much exposure and increased his connections locally. “It was a super fun month,” says Wilson. He says the program give photographers flexibility to represent the Kootenays in their own way. Wilson is a photographer […]

KSA grad showcased at Toronto's Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival

Naomi Bourque, a student of Nelson’s Kootenay School of the Arts (KSA), was selected to participate in the Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival in Toronto, from May 30th to June 2nd. Bourque created ten elaborate ponchos to be worn by models in this fashion showcase. Bourque uses traditional techniques and materials that honour her Indigenous culture. […]

Daily Dose — Nelson’s Naomi Bourque Presents a Collection at Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival

Naomi Bourque of Nelson was selected to participate in the Indigenous Fashion Arts Festival (IFA) in Toronto from May 30th to June 2nd. Bourque will present her collection on the festival runway during the Festival, which was a collection of ponchos are inspired by what one might wear while harvesting traditional medicines, particularly those used […]

Got lake photos? Enter the 4th Annual Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge

What do photos of sunsets, kayakers, herons and plastic pollution all have in common? They’re all eligible to be submitted to the 4th annual Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge! Hosted by Living Lakes Canada, this photo contest calls all lake lovers to celebrate the beauty of lakes and raise awareness of what’s threatening their incredible biodiversity. […]

Kootenay memoir wins historical book award

Heritage House is proud to announce Galena Bay Odyssey: Reflectionsfrom a Hippie Homesteader has received a 2024 Historical Writing Award, presented by the British Columbia Historical Federation. On Saturday, May 4, the recipients were announced and acknowledged at the BC Historical Federation’s annual conference and awards dinner, held this year in Chilliwack. Author Ellen Schwartz […]

Legally Blonde: the Musical highlights May at Capitol Theatre

May at the Capitol Theatre brings both whimsical and satirical performances to the stage. Legally Blonde: the Musical is an unexpected, satirical show put on by Black Productions. With catchy songs, hilarious moments, and a message of empowerment, Legally Blonde: the Musical is a fun and heartfelt journey about staying true to oneself and defying […]

'Legally Blonde: The Musical' Tickets now on sale at Capitol Theatre

Get ready to be legally entertained! Black Productions, renowned for their spectacular presentations including “The Addams Family” and “Mamma Mia,” proudly announces the arrival of “Legally Blonde: The Musical” to the Capitol Theatre stage. Based on the beloved movie starring Reese Witherspoon, “Legally Blonde: The Musical” follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles […]

Winner of Great Canadian Baking Show comes to the Kootenay Gallery

The Kootenay Gallery is thrilled to showcase the ephemeral and delicious art of cake decorating by hosting the winner of this past season’s Great Canadian Baking Show, Loïc Fauteux-Goulet, to the Gallery on Sunday, May 5. Mr. Fauteux-Goulet will provide a demonstration of both 2D and 3D cake decorating techniques for creating beautiful floral designs […]

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