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by Contributor on Monday Jan 20 2020

The Kootenay Home Educators (KHE) are excited to present our 13th annual musical theatre performance Let the Games Begin, a Musicline school musical, in the second week of March.

Prepare to be dazzled by a comedic musical score including a charismatic Kootenay-based cast of home learners ages 5 to 16.

When 3 technology obsessed youngsters visit their grandfather, he is baffled by...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 20 2020

Rave reviews for upcoming Capitol Season show Infinity.

Volcano Theatre’s Infinity will be on the Capitol Theatre stage Friday, January 24 at 7:30 p.m., and it’s going to be incredible.

“Think Tom Stoppard meets Marriage Story,” suggests Jerry Wasserman (Vancouver Sun).

Three brilliant minds — a musician, a mathematician, and a theoretical physicist — collide like...

by Contributor on Friday Jan 17 2020

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History is opening Gallery B once again to local artists of all mediums and expertise levels for the 2020 Members Show and Sale. The exhibition runs February 22 to May 28 with an opening reception on Friday, February 21 from 7-9 p.m., and submissions are being accepted until February 9.

The Members Show is an accessible way for artists ranging from...

by Contributor on Friday Jan 17 2020

The City of Nelson is committed to a sustainable future that includes a productive economy, well-protected environment, healthy citizens, and strong cultural connections. The City has four sustainability pillars; culture, economy, environment and social, which Council targets to fund equally.

Arts, Culture & Heritage applications are adjudicated through an independent jury of...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

Nelson residents living with dementia are going public in an effort to change hearts and minds and tackle the ongoing discrimination they experience in their day-to-day lives.

“I think I might have shed a tear,” says Dawn Sutcliffe, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 60.

Having seen her father’s dementia journey, she knew some of what to expect. Dawn’s long-...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 14 2020

Illustrator Douglas Jones has clients across the globe — but he lives right here in Nelson. Last fall, the Nelson Public Library commissioned Jones to create a poster and a series of illustrations in honour of the Library’s 100th birthday. These works, and the sketches that were their foundation, are now on display in a special exhibition at the Library.

The poster, depicting a young...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jan 09 2020

The Kootenay Lake Healthcare Auxiliary Society was pleased to present the family of Luca Cavalcanti-Bundschuh, Nelson’s New Year’s Baby for 2020, with a beautiful blue afghan and a sleeper.

Luca was born on January 2, 2020 at 8:06 p.m. and weighed 8 lbs 5 oz. 

Luca is welcomed by proud parents Amanda Ferreira de Moura Cavalcanti and Jimmy Bundschuh along with big brother Oliver...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 08 2020

The Rumble For The Jungle will be a one night, over-the-top wrestling comedy extravaganza.

The night will involve a tournament of fights from all local participants with their own personalized wrestling characters and costumes. Come and watch as they pull out all of their most back-handed moves to win the belt.

There will be local brews served on tap, a dance party with Djs and...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 07 2020

“Explore the world together” is the motto for Exchange Families International, a unique student exchange program that matches children from different countries to spend up to a year together, six months in each home.

Families in Nelson will have the chance to learn more about the student exchange program Thursday, January 9 between 6:30-8 p.m. at the Prestige Lakeside Resort at 701...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 06 2020

Library lovers — and anyone who enjoys a great event — will want to mark their calendars for the Nelson Public Library’s 100th birthday celebrations. Two special events offer plenty of ways to live it up with the Library.

On Friday, January 17 a special event at the Capitol Theatre starting at 7 p.m. is set to start the celebrations in style. Tickets are available at the...