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The Daily Dose

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

by Contributor on Monday Oct 03 2022

Since 2018, the Nelson & District Arts Council has partnered with the Nelson Youth Action Network to facilitate an annual youth mural project.

Youth artists receive mentorship from a professional artist and work collaboratively to create a large-scale piece.

This year, NDAC was delighted to be working with the Youth Arts Action Committee (YAAC) and students from Hume...

by Sarah Lord on Thursday Sep 22 2022

On Friday, September 23rd, Hyaenas will play in Nelson at The Royal to celebrate their new single “It's Not Up to Me.”

The band teamed up with a local favourite, the Hillties, for the show.

“We’re excited to share the night with them,” says Hyaenas lead singer and guitarist Sophie Hepnell.

Embodying the energy and ferocity of the animal they are named after, ...

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.

Known in...

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...