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Angie Abdou is one of several authors who will entertain with stories at EMLF’s Gala Reading

Gala reading features three of Canada’s best

Angie Abdou’s most recent novel, The Canterbury Trail, plays with themes from the Chaucer original

Angie Abdou is one of several authors who will entertain with stories at EMLF’s Gala Reading
Douglas Gibson’s book Stories about Storytellers offers the inside scoop on the writing lives of Canada’s great authors.

Publisher Douglas Gibson tells all

Stories of Alice Munro and more at Elephant Mountain Literary Festival.

Douglas Gibson’s book Stories about Storytellers offers the inside scoop on the writing lives of Canada’s great authors.
The gala reading on Saturday night features award-winner novelist Donna Morrissey.

COLUMN: A garden of words makes a great harvest

Get your calendars out for all the literary lovelies coming out starting with a poetry double header Monday, July 7 at 7 p.m. at Booksmyth.

The gala reading on Saturday night features award-winner novelist Donna Morrissey.

COLUMN: Cool times for hot summer nights

Oh, summer. A bunch of friends, a warm evening, the biggest bag of popcorn you can share, and the latest blockbuster.

Becca and Hannah are up to some funny business all summer long at the Nelson Library.

COLUMN: Why did the kid go to the library?

The Summer Reading Club is all about summer activities, and reading logs for the happily bookish.

Becca and Hannah are up to some funny business all summer long at the Nelson Library.
On Canada Day 2012

COLUMN: From empty box to big screen

When I stood in the middle of the big, dusty, empty box that was the Civic Theatre in the summer of 2012, I could feel it:

On Canada Day 2012
COLUMN: Have map will travel

COLUMN: Have map will travel

Write what you know becomes write where you know with the Toronto Public Library’s Reading Map.

COLUMN: Have map will travel
COLUMN: Where the first date never ends

COLUMN: Where the first date never ends

Members get to have a say at the AGM and to be a part of a true celebration of community.

COLUMN: Where the first date never ends
COLUMN: From Oprah to OBOK

COLUMN: From Oprah to OBOK

Book clubs are made up of all sorts of people, meet in all sorts of places, imbibe in all sorts of libations, and oh, yes! Books.

COLUMN: From Oprah to OBOK
“Nelson’s Finest” female officers: (L-R) Cst. Lisa Schmidtke

COLUMN: Celebrating Nelson’s finest

I eventually came to realize that law enforcement was an equal opportunity career.

“Nelson’s Finest” female officers: (L-R) Cst. Lisa Schmidtke
Roger Ley of the Nelson Civic Theatre is leaving the organization.

COLUMN: Taking off into the deep blue sky

Nelson Civic Theatre’s Roger Ley is a blue sky guy, beginning with the inaugural can-we-save-the-Civic meeting in April 2012.

Roger Ley of the Nelson Civic Theatre is leaving the organization.
COLUMN: Cure for the financially squeamish

COLUMN: Cure for the financially squeamish

I’m guilty of having embraced the artist mentality most of my adult life, money is something I’d just rather not think about it.

COLUMN: Cure for the financially squeamish
Once Nelson’s Civic Theatre is renovated into three screens and a new concession stand

COLUMN: All the right ingredients

For the most part, community use of the Civic Theatre is restricted to daytimes and to Monday and Wednesday evenings.

Once Nelson’s Civic Theatre is renovated into three screens and a new concession stand

COLUMN: In honour of poetry month

In honour of National Poetry Month, I put on my poetry cloak and wrote a Shakespearean sonnet. Are you ready? Here goes:

NCTS publicity team members Cath McIntosh and Anita Baars all dressed up for the Nelson Hustle.

COLUMN: Spinning gold into gold

This is a group of imaginative people who can spin an idea into a reality like straw into gold.

NCTS publicity team members Cath McIntosh and Anita Baars all dressed up for the Nelson Hustle.
COLUMN: A sleepless night at the library

COLUMN: A sleepless night at the library

The Nelson Library has a number of books and resources to help with insomnia.

COLUMN: A sleepless night at the library
Sarah Allen plays a married women who's sent to jail after sleeping with a 14-year-old boy in the Canadian film 'The Husband.'

COLUMN: The babysitter and the big screen

Sarah Allen will be in Nelson to open a special screening of the Bruce MacDonald film 'The Husband' on March 19, in which she stars.

Sarah Allen plays a married women who's sent to jail after sleeping with a 14-year-old boy in the Canadian film 'The Husband.'

LIBRARY COLUMN: More than kittens at this petting zoo

The Nelson Public Library has embraced the notion of gentle things that byte (but don’t bite) with our new Technology Petting Zoo.

COLUMN: Catcher in the Rye meets The Bible

COLUMN: Catcher in the Rye meets The Bible

The right for certain books to exist on one shelf or another is challenged all the time.

COLUMN: Catcher in the Rye meets The Bible
The Nelson Hustle red carpet glitter gala on Saturday

COLUMN: Indelible memory-making on the red carpet

Nelson folks love their movies, and they love to dress up, too — as evidenced by the Klingons or all those fishnet stockings.

The Nelson Hustle red carpet glitter gala on Saturday