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

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jun 07 2022

They're on their way, to the city lights’ ... and, the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail for a Saturday night performance on June 18 that will everyone attending singing along after the first chorus.

The predominant Canadian Rock ‘n’ Roll band of the 1970s – The Stampeders – are bringing along all their classic hits — Wild Eyes, Carry Me, Oh My Lady and Devil You to name a few — kick off...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 06 2022

Mount Sentinel Secondary Performance and Media Academy (Academy PM) students have been hard this past year getting ready to show their work to their peers, their teachers, and their community. Now it’s show time.

On June 8 and 9 at 7 p.m., the Civic Theatre in Nelson is hosting Mount Sentinel’s Academy PM Fourth Annual Film Fest.

Tickets are available to the public on the ...

by Contributor on Monday May 30 2022

Canada's stand-out amongst ‘stand-ups', award-winning comedian Ron James is making two stops in the West Kootenay as part of a tour of BC in June.

James, who has been selling out theatres for over 20 years with his marathon, side-splitting performances, will perform in Trail on June 11 at the Charles Bailey Theatre and in Nelson on June 12 at the Capitol Theatre.

Marshalling a...

by Contributor on Wednesday May 25 2022

The Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is delighted to announce the launch of the VIFF Pop-Up Festival.

This new initiative delivers festival favorites to audiences across British Columbia, with the inaugural events taking place in partnership with the Kamloops Film Society at the Paramount Theatre (May 20-21) and Nelson Civic Theatre (May 27–31).

"The Paramount Theatre...

by Sarah Lord on Monday May 23 2022

Sydney Black of Black Productions recalls the moment in January 2020 when her team did auditions for Little Shop of Horrors and had an entire cast prepared to go.

But two rehearsals in, COVID-19 shut the show down entirely. As time passed, the show no longer seemed like the right fit.

“But we wanted to figure out a way that we could still honour all these wonderful people...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday May 10 2022

Originally from Holland, George Sr. and Anna Grypma arrived in the Kootenays in the early 1960s with their young children.

The Grypmas started a hobby farm and small seasonal greenhouse, slowly developing into a full-time landscaping and greenhouse enterprise called Georama Growers.

Five or so years ago, after taking the business over from George Sr. and Anna, current owners...

by Contributor on Friday May 06 2022

The Kootenays have a long historical connection with Italian immigrants. 

During the past decades, many Italians ventured to the region looking for opportunities for a better life for themselves and their families.  These eager immigrants established themselves in the Kootenay communities working for the railroad, lumber mills, industry, and mines.  Some also ventured into the...

by Sarah Lord on Thursday May 05 2022

Correction: May 11, 2022. The Nelson Daily recently received new information regarding this story and apologizes for the inconsistencies in the original piece — published May 5, 2022. The Nelson Daily has corrected and updated the organization behind the funding, how the funding will be deployed, and the space devoted.

Jean-Marc La Flamme, a person...

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