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by The Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Apr 17 2023

Volunteers were out in full force Sunday to ready the track for the 2023 Streetcar #23 season on the Nelson waterfront.

Sunday was a great day for the workforce to clean the track in the Chalko Mika Mall parking lot.

The Nelson Electric Tramway Society operates Streetcar #23 beginning daily operation in mid-May through to mid-October.

Hours of operation is from 11 a.m. to...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 13 2023

Former reporter for the Nelson Daily News print newspaper, Colin Payne, has put together a collection of photography during the past decade.

Payne, who recently moved with his family to Atlantic Canada, decided to release his best pictures during his time living in the West Kootenay.

“A piece of my heart is still with you there, and in an effort to give it some space, I...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 10 2023

The Nelson Choral Singers present their spring concert Wednesday April 19th, 7 p.m. at the Nelson United Church.

The theme is “The Wonders of Childhood” — from lullabies to pure imagination to the sadness of adult children leaving home. 

Kathleen Neudorf directs the choir; Christoph Martens is the accompanist. Noemi Kiss is the guest soprano soloist, and she’ll also be singing...

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 04 2023

The City of Nelson and its Cultural Development Committee are pleased to announce the Call for Artists for 2023's Art Rental Program.

This program displays art by local and regional artists within the City’s indoor public spaces, promoting and reflecting the creative nature of Nelson.

“This program is a wonderful way to both support our talented and diverse pool of artists and...

by Contributor on Friday Mar 31 2023

The Oxygen Art Centre is thrilled to welcome Kathy Friedman and Erin Robinsong to the Author Reading Series on Wednesday April 19th at 4 p.m. PST on Zoom.

Kathy Friedman is a writer and professor, joining us from Toronto, Canada. Her recent collection of stories, All the Shining People, is published by House of Anasi Press in 2022.

All the Shining People explores migration,...

by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 29 2023

New Democrat MLA Brittny Anderson says local organizations will be able to protect local ecosystems and keep people safe thanks to $354,200 from the Community Gaming Grants program for environmental and public safety initiatives.

"Protecting the environment and keeping people safe are among our top priorities as a government, and we know community organizations are essential partners in...

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Mar 28 2023

The future of the outdoor recreation industry is inviting the Whitewater Ski Resort community to ride out the season in amazing fashion.

The annual SROAMazing Race is all set for Whitewater on Friday, March 31 where the spring riding vibe will add a disco beat and include a variety of family-friendly activities and challenges.

Organized by first-year students in the Ski Resort...

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 23 2023

Taking its name from something that whirls, coils, or spirals or whose form suggests such movement, and the concentric arrangement of a snail’s shell, Oxygen Art Centre is thrilled to present “Whorl,” a public artist talk and contemporary art workshop featuring Nadia Chaney (Kanata, Canada) and Zoe Kreye (Vancouver, Canada).

To begin the series, Chaney and Kreye will present an...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 21 2023

Veteran musician and actor Pat Henman brings her story to the stage this spring in several Kootenay communities, and audiences will come away with a new understanding of trauma, courage, and survival.

Beyond the Legal Limit, performed by Henman with special guests, pianist Robyn Lamb and Vocalist Rachel DeShon, comes to Taghum Hall on Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Life changed...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 14 2023

ArtWalk 2023 applications for artists and venues will be open from Monday, March 6th until Monday, April 17th at 5 p.m.

The Nelson & District Arts Council (NDAC) is hoping to make the 35th annual ArtWalk a smashing success.

The year of 2022 was the first year back after a two-year hiatus from the in-person event and the response from the community was overwhelming. With over...