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by CBT on Tuesday Jul 12 2022

The 14th annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour combines a road trip with uniquely curated cultural experiences for a weekend of fun! 84 venues are participating in the 2022 edition across four regions in the Basin.

By following the tour map, you will visit artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites. With exhibitions, artwork displays, creative process demonstrations and...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 10 2022

What is summer in Canada without beautiful freshwater lakes?

July is Lakes Appreciation Month and Living Lakes Canada is inviting individuals across the country to show they love their lake by getting involved in the Secnd annual Lake Biodiversity Photo Challenge.

The photo challenge is a celebration of the beauty of Canada’s 2 million lakes while also raising awareness around...

by Wildsight on Thursday Jul 07 2022

Have you ever eaten honeycomb fresh from the hive, with the delightful gentle buzz of the relentless hard working bees above your head?

How about taken a walk to understand water scarcity?

Have you visited your local landfill to see the ...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 29 2022

Roah Levy of Nelson joins fellow students in Trail and Robson near Castlegar as recipients of the Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship Columbia Basin Trust recent announced.

The three students — Adam Doskoch from Trail, Levy from L.V. Rogers in Nelson and Michelle Moses from Robson — will receive $3,300 in financial support from the...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 27 2022

The Nelson and District Arts Council and Elephant Mountain Literary Festival are thrilled to announce this year’s recipient of the Richard Carver Award for emerging writers.

Writer Zaynab Mohammed has been chosen by an arms-length jury to receive the award this year.

Mohammed’s multiple letters of nomination highlighted the quality of her work, community involvement and support...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 27 2022

The Nelson & District Arts Council (NDAC) was delighted to see the streets buzzing again with art lovers on Friday, June 24th for the first in-person ArtWalk event since the shut down in 2020.

ArtWalk was back with a vengeance.

There were 27 venues and over 60 artists for folks to explore. The night also included eight mini-performance spaces for musicians and entertainers,...

by Spencer Legebokoff Selkirk College on Thursday Jun 23 2022

Blending all their learnings from the past two years, Selkirk College Business students transformed theory into reality at the first in-person Business Plan Tradeshow Competition in three years.

From antique refurbishing to electric bike services, the variety of student-created business concepts stimulated a buzz of energy in the Pit on the Castlegar Campus in late March.

Unlike...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 20 2022

Thanks to support received in 2021 from Telefilm and significant hands-on efforts from a team of staff and dedicated volunteers over the last three months, Nelson Civic Theatre Society (NCTS) is pleased to finally announce the launch of our newest addition: The Shoebox Theatre, complete with a fresh, new makeover of the historic Reo’s Video collection.

These entities will be housed...

by Contributor on Monday Jun 20 2022

The Nelson & District Arts Council (NDAC) is very excited to be bringing ArtWalk back to the streets of Nelson and apparently so were the artists.

Applications were rolling in and this year ArtWalk is bigger than ever with 27 venues all throughout town and down to the waterfront and over 60 artists showing their work, sometimes for the first time in public.

The pandemic may...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

Winning two Gold Awards and one Honourable Mention in two different global Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals competitions has placed Spring Creative Inc. of Nelson, BC in notable company — including UBC Studios and Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Western Canada, and in the US, Microsoft Organization and University of Washington.

“These awards are due...

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