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by Contributor on Thursday Mar 14 2019

The Kootenay Blues Society (KBS) will celebrate the first year as a society by holding their first Annual General Meeting on Saturday March 23rd at 4pm.  All current, new and renewing KBS members are invited and encouraged to attend the AGM, which will be followed by a blues jam on the stage at Finley’s Bar & Grill. 

The KBS Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be from 4-5 p...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 11 2019

Canadian Federation of University Women Nelson & District (CFUW) is hosting its second SIP Talks: Stories Inspire Passion in celebration of the CFUW’s 100th Anniversary. 

SIP Talks is an event to recognize and hear the extraordinary stories from seven dynamic women who live in the Kootenays.  The club’s current vice-president, Stephanie Myers remarked, “Our previous SIP Talks was so...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 11 2019

The Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series presents: Bach to Health with solo cellist Johanne Perron on Monday, March 18 begnning at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral on Silica & Ward Streets in Nelson.

The night will be an experience in the full potential of the cello in a unique multi-media way. 

Cellist Johanne Perron presents works by J.S. Bach, Gaspar Cassadó,...

by Contributor on Friday Mar 08 2019

Sailing off into the sunset is what many of us dream of. On Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. the Nelson Public Library hosts a rollicking evening of tales that involve a lot more than a sunset when author and adventurer Skip Rowland describes seven years on the high seas.

An average life was never in the cards for Rowland. His granddad competed in the 1905 Trans-Atlantic race and sailing...

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 07 2019

Oxygen is excited to announce a further series of educational offerings after Spring Break. Our Oxygen instructors design their own workshops and content, which is part of what makes the Oxygen education experience so special. The programming is as unique as the instructors themselves, and Oxygen has great instructors!

Staring on March 30 Marya Folinsbee will be offering a one-day...

by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 06 2019

 On Wednesday February 27th 2019  there was a leadership change for the Nelson Air Cadets.

 In a parade lead by Flight Sargent Mathew Bullen, Captain Melanie Ronaldson took command of the squadron from Major Kevin DeBiasio. The change of command ceremony was presided over by Major Scott Bissell, the Officer in Charge of the cadet program for the Interior of BC.

This...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 05 2019

The Capitol Season has two shows in one day from Worlds of Puppets this Sunday, March 10th.

At 4 p.m. Icelandic award-winning puppeteer Bernd Ogrodnik brings his enchanting version of Peter and the Wolf to The Capitol Theatre as part of the Family Series.

Peter lives at his grandfather's home in a forest clearing. One day, Peter goes out leaving the garden gate open,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 04 2019

Contemporary artist, photographer and writer, Shawn Morris, recently landed one of the premiere awards after placing first at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festivals Photo competition.

The Nelson native won in the artist category for his piece "Spring in The Selkirks".

“I would like to thank everyone who has shown interest for my art over the years,” Morris said on...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 04 2019

On Thursday March 7, at 5 p.m., the Nelson Police Foundation will be holding a Burger and Beverage event at Finley’s Pub.

The Foundation ‘s principal goal is to raise money for training/equipment/projects for police that are not covered under the annual police operational budget.  A couple of past projects that have received funding from the Foundation include: the speed reader signs up...

by Bob Hall on Friday Mar 01 2019

David Restivo is settling into his new teaching role in Selkirk College’s Contemporary Music & Technology Program with a collaborative approach that sets students up for success in a field requiring a deep level of commitment to the craft.

One of Canada’s most well respected and influential jazz artists, Restivo joined the renowned faculty at Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus in January...

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