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The Daily Dose

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

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 13 2023

With the end of the semester approaching, the Selkirk College spotlight turns to students in the Contemporary Music & Technology Program who are getting set for the annual Year End Showcase Concert Series.

Featuring students on the cusp of graduation, the concert series is six nights of genre-spanning music that brings together budding talents on the intimate Shambhala Music &...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Mar 07 2023

September 2022 marked the start of the 561 Nelson Osprey Squadron’s 70th training year.

For decades, the squadron has provided affordable activities for teenagers aged 12 to 18 years living in Nelson, Salmo, South Slocan, Balfour, Nakusp and areas in between.

“We’ve been in the Nelson community for 70 years now," said Major Kevin DeBiasio, Commanding...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 05 2023

Ballet Kelowna's taqəš and Other Works program at the Capitol on Mar. 9th features a stunning line-up of signature works from their contemporary ballet repertoire, but before their feet hit the stage, Sláva Doval’s dance studio will present the opening act with the generous support of an Osprey Foundation grant.

Cloe Comstock, Danielle Horton and Indera Havers will begin the show along...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Feb 21 2023

For Amy O’Neill, opening the Uphill Market — currently selling groceries, household goods, candy, coffee and prepared foods — has been a dream come true.

“We live a couple of doors away. I loved having the store here. It was so positive, such a perk of living here where we could send the kids to the store when they were young to get milk; Burrell’s would...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 07 2023

Few things are guaranteed but you can bet that a Canadian winter will have some chilly evenings, some even downright frigid.

Folks who are experiencing homelessness can find this weather to be life-threatening, but this February you can help.

On Saturday, February 25th, 2023 Nelson CARES Society will host the 9th annual Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY). The Coldest Night of the...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday Jan 31 2023

Myra Rasmussen (40), Artistic Director of the Polka Dot Dragon Lantern Festival (PDDLF), says the planning for the festival is coming along.

“It’s going really well, and we definitely reached a new level. This will be the eighth festival.”

PDDLF is a free community-based event that brings people together to make and experience festival art in mid-winter. Artists...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 19 2023

Selkirk Pro-Musica presents its third concert of the 2022-23 season with JUNO and National Jazz Awards nominee, vocalist Melody Diachun performing The Music of Sting.

The concert will take place at Shambhala Hall, 7:30pm on Friday, January 27 with tickets now available at Otter Books in Nelson.

Diachun will be accompanied by her contemporary jazz group, David Restivo, piano and...

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 12 2023

Black Productions is proud to bring THE ADDAMS FAMILY: A New Musical to Nelson audiences in May of 2023.

This deviously delicious musical comedy with a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa is coming to the Capitol Theatre for the musical theater event of the season.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY is directed by Lindsay Clague (The Gin Game), with...