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The Daily Dose

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

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...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Aug 16 2022

The West Kootenay Senior Slopitch squad is taking their game to new level with an upcoming date in the 2022 Canada 55-plus Senior Games in Kamloops.

Team West Kootenay, consisting of players from Nelson, Castlegar, Trail, Rossland and Kelowna, begin play Tuesday at the Canadian Senior Games with a contest against Team Ontario.

“It’s competitive but not as ...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Aug 02 2022

The outdoor anniversary event that had over four hundred people in attendance, ran from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with activities for people for all ages.

“We had a number of different artists performing, a lavender distillation display, an aikido demonstration, several different vendors, and watercolour classes. The mayor said a few words. We had food vendors as well. It was a pretty jam...

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.