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The Daily Dose

Your guide to the arts, lifestyle, culture and design of Nelson.

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Jul 26 2022

The Capitol Theatre Summer Youth Program musical theatre program, celebrating 35th years of delivering theatre to the public, presents a full-scale musical production of Newsies from Thursday to Sunday — July 28-31 — at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

The show is a culmination of a month’s hard work from the youth actor to the directorial team and...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 26 2022

The Nelson & District Arts Council (NDAC) is looking forward to seeing the streets buzzing again with art lovers on Friday, July 29th for the second opening of ArtWalk 2022.

The second opening will see more than 25 venues display as many as 60 artists for folks to explore.

This opening is happening on the same night as the first Market Night so the ArtWalk hours will be a bit...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 21 2022

Where were you last August?

If a person was in Vancouver and purchased a lottery ticket, be sure to check your beach bags, suitcases, glove boxes or anywhere else for a winning $15-million Lotto Max ticket that will expire at midnight on August 13, 2022.

BCLC is encouraging players who purchased a ticket for the ...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Jul 12 2022

Zaynab Mohammed accepted the 2022 Richard Carver Award for Emerging Writers at June’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival.

The Carver Award recognizes an emerging writer who has published literary work in any genre.

The Nelson District Arts Council is proud to honour Carver’s contributions to the Kootenay arts scene with the support of the Carver Family.


by CBT on Tuesday Jul 12 2022

The 14th annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour combines a road trip with uniquely curated cultural experiences for a weekend of fun! 84 venues are participating in the 2022 edition across four regions in the Basin.

By following the tour map, you will visit artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites. With exhibitions, artwork displays, creative process demonstrations and...

by Sarah Lord on Wednesday Jul 06 2022

Tracy Bennet is a former professional tennis player and coach who recently moved to the Nelson area.

Now the former court star has moved her expertise into pickleball — a sport that is taking over the world

The increased interest and participation in pickleball, Bennet says, mainly because the sport is straightforward to join.

“Anybody can play at any age at...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Jul 02 2022

Rotary Lakeside Park was the hub for entertainment as Canadians from across the country joined together for Canada Day celebrations, largely unobstructed by pandemic restrictions for the first time in three years.

The Nelson Chamber of Commerce welcomed locals back to traditional celebrations that have been canceled since the COVID-19 pandemic took over the planet in 2020.


by Sarah Lord on Saturday Jul 02 2022

Ric Gendron is honoured to do this work on the traditional territory of the Sinixt people.

“I know and understand how important this land is to our people, to the Sinixt people. This is our territorial home. This is where we come from. In that sense, it’s wonderful that I can be up here and do this work.”

While initially delayed due to the pandemic, the project...