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by Contributor on Sunday Nov 04 2018

The Nelson and District Arts Council is proud to present our third annual Dance Educators’ Showcase on Friday, November 17 th at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre.

This showcase will feature teachers and students from River Journet Dance, The Dance Umbrella, Front Street Dance, Slava Doval's Dancefusion, Kesavah BellyDance, Miss Corrine's School of Dance, Nelson...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 04 2018

Join mystery author Deryn Collier on Wednesday, November 21st at 7:00 PM at Oxygen Art Centre in Nelson for The Aunt June Files: Turning Family History into Fiction.

 In this multi-media presentation, Collier delves into family history in order to develop a new mystery series. Set in Montreal in 1947, the series will...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 30 2018

In 1934, a group of mothers in England who had lost their husbands, brothers, friends and sons to war joined together to make a pledge for peace.

The result was the White Poppy Campaign. Eighty years later, white poppies for peace are still worn in Canada, New Zealand and the UK in advance of Remembrance Day.

The white poppy, a small cloth pin to wear on a coat or jacket, is...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 30 2018

Chamber music lovers will not want to miss this opportunity to hear two monumental but rarely performed romantic masterpieces: the Beethoven Septet and the Schubert Octet.

The concert is scheduled for Monday (November 5) at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral (Silica & Ward). Tickets are $15, available at Otter Books and at the door.

The Selkirk Camerata will be the...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 28 2018

There is an important gathering, called Water is Life Event, set for Friday at the Kootenay Lake Forestry Centre at Four Mile on the North Shore.

This peaceful mass gathering has been organized for Friday, November 2, beginning at noon, to represent all the communities in the region facing the impacts of industrial logging of their watersheds.  “This will be an opportunity to have all...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 28 2018

Are you someone who wants to get more connected to your community?

Do you want to meet more people?

Are you curious?

Have you ever wanted to know more about a subject?

Then becoming a volunteer Kootenay Morning radio host might be just the thing for you.

Kootenay Co-op Radio is thrilled to announce that our flagship current affairs show Kootenay Morning is...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 28 2018

More than a decade ago Lorinda Stewart’s daughter, Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout, was kidnapped in Somalia. It was On August 23, 2008, when kidnappers’ demanded a payment of $2.5 million ransom or Amanda would be killed. For the next 460 days, Stewart did everything in her power to get her daughter back alive.

That experience became a book. On Thursday, November 1 at 7 p.m.,...

by Contributor on Friday Oct 26 2018

The recently renovated Savoy Hotel is playing host to a black tie event: ALL IN.

This Hospital Foundation Fundraiser is to raise funds for both the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation (Nelson) and the KBRH Health Foundation (Trail).

The event includes a three course dinner, live music entertainment from Jack Taforo Jazz Band as well as Juno Award winner Melody Diachun and friends....

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 25 2018

Halloween is just around the corner and this week many schools throughout the District  will be hosting activities, costume parades and extra-curricular events.

It is also an opportune time to remind parents and students about inappropriate costume wear and that sometimes, even with good intent, or without even fully realizing it, people wear costumes that can make others feel upset,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 24 2018

Three-time Juno Award winning singer-songwriter Fred Penner will be performing at Capitol Theatre in Nelson on Saturday, October 27, hot on the heels of winning Children’s Artist of the Year recently at the Western Canadian Music Awards.

Earlier this year, he won his 4th JUNO Award for Children’s Album of the Year – this time for Hear The Music, a release jam-packed with 14...