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The Daily Dose

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

by Sarah Lord on Monday Nov 21 2022

Trans Connect is so vital that Nicola Hare has seen people drive up to three hours to access a peer support group or special event — some of her peers live in very rural locations.

Hare is reminded on the impacts of the program.

“I’m reminded almost every day of the impact my presence can make — being a visible, resilient transgender person — it can mean a lot to other gender...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 21 2022

The large new sign presents comprehensive information on the Sinixt təmxʷúlaʔxʷ(territory), the marsh ecosystem, and eight keystone species.

Plants and animals are described with both their English name and their name in the Interior Salish dialect, Snslxcin. 

The sign project was a joint effort between the Autonomous Sinixt and the Valhalla Foundation for Ecology (VFE).


by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Nov 15 2022

Nelson native Mike Parenteau said growing up in the Heritage City was spent a lot of time with his older brother.

“We lived on the north shore and we were always outside like most Nelson kids," the accomplished film director said after spending the past half dozen years in living in Southern California.

"We had a tree fort that we hung out in. It was special....

by Sarah Lord on Wednesday Nov 02 2022

Arcana Kings, headed by Nelson lead singer Johnny McCuaig, has made significant strides internationally.

The band has played in Las Vegas for the last several years at a massive outdoor concert.  

And later this month will join the Headstones as special guests for...

by Sarah Lord on Sunday Oct 23 2022

Liebich is an award-winning writer of Lebanese and Polish descent.

Her debut poetry collection Min Hayati was released in 2021 by Inanna Publications and has appeared in literary journals internationally.

The writer finds joy in teaching creative writing to youth and adults in Nelson. Her chapbook Tell Me Everything won the Golden Grassroots Competition and was published by the...

by Contributor on Friday Oct 21 2022

Selkirk Pro-Musica’s second of five 2022-2023 concerts will feature The David Buchbinder & Restivo Quintet. The concert will take place at 7:30 on Thursday, November 3 at Shambhala Hall, 700 10th Street in Nelson. Tickets are available at Otter Books in Nelson.

Buchbinder and pianist David Restivo have been playing together for over a decade. They share musical passions...

by Sarah Lord on Thursday Oct 13 2022

Oxygen Art Centre has been a crucial player in the region’s cultural landscape and actively nurtures contemporary professional art practices while engaging the broader community through multi-disciplinary programming.

Oxygen puts on experimental, accessible and inclusive programming through education, residencies, exhibitions and events.

Oxygen was founded as the Nelson...

by Contributor on Friday Oct 07 2022

Black Productions is thrilled to be mounting a production of I’ll Be Back Before Midnight,a horrifying, hilarious, and glorious play by Peter Colley at the Capitol Theatre Nelson on October 20 - 22, just in time to put you in the mood for Hallows' Eve.

Jan (Lindsay Clague) is a young wife recovering from a nervous disorder. She and her husband...