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The Daily Dose

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

by Contributor on Friday Sep 16 2022

David Bowie is one of music history’s most praised and successful artists, with a career that spanned four decades.

Bowie continuously sought to reinvent himself, while selling an estimated 140 million albums. His genre-defying journey through a vast array of musical styles, from rock to funk, dance to ballad, always kept fans guessing what he would do next.

Fans of the music...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Sep 13 2022

Moontricks' duo Nathan Gurley and Sean Rodman have a new album on the music streams.

The Kootenay-based duo’s music — Rodman, originally from Nelson, met Argenta native Gurley during a music festival in rural BC — mixes organic folk, roots rock, and old-time blues with modern electronic production.

In the new album, Moontricks looks to the cycles of nature...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 12 2022

Nelson author Eileen Delehanty Pearkes has scribed another book as she records a quest for understanding, to find the story behind the Snayackstx (Sinixt) First Nation in The Geography of Memory: Reclaiming the Cultural, Natural and Spiritual History of the Snayackstx (Sinixt) First People.

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by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Sep 06 2022

Like many in-person events that have been shelved during the past two COVID-19 years , the Nelson Road Kings are excited and ready to host the 2022 Queen City Cruise September 9-10 in the Heritage City.

And President Marcello Piro of the Nelson Road Kings says the enthusiasm for the car show is bubbling at a record high this year.

“People are super stoked about being...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Aug 30 2022

In late July, Erik Leslie dealt with a two-hectare fire that was started by a lightning strike.

“When things start to dry, if fires get beyond a hectare, they can be hard to put out if you don’t have good access. It was in pretty remote, difficult terrain; that was our concern,” says Leslie. “BC wildfire service dropped a bunch of loads of retardant on it from an...

by Wildsight on Friday Aug 26 2022

Ten young women returning from a science-wilderness expedition will share what they've learned at a public event Thursday, September 1st.

The group began in Kokanee Creek Park August 22.

After some time spent team-building and preparing, they donned heavy packs and sturdy hiking boots to head into the alpine for a week of exploring glaciers, conducting research and learning from...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 24 2022

Kootenay PRIDE is thrilled to be coming back to the streets, flag poles, museums, parks and plazas in a big way for the first fully in-person events since the shut down in 2020.

The dedicated and busy team of volunteers has been working for months to create a bevy of fun, inclusive, educational, and entertaining events and happenings during the week leading up to the Pride weekend....

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 18 2022

Canadian Federation of University Women Nelson & District (CFUW) is hosting its third fund raising event SIP Talks: Stories Inspire Passion.

SIP Talks is a social event where one hears extraordinary stories from seven dynamic women who live in the Kootenays.

Anyone wondering what inspires a person to write a book, embark on fascinating research, or what it is like to compete...