Nelson arts and theatre enthusiast Richard Rowberry sounds the trumpet for summer arts showcase.

City of Nelson plans summer arts showcase

Local theatre and arts enthusiast Richard Rowberry is looking for Nelson artists to participate in a unique summer arts showcase.

Local theatre and arts enthusiast Richard Rowberry is sounding the call for Nelson artists of all kinds to participate in a unique summer arts showcase.

“The City decided in their wisdom to present the talent of Nelson in a public venue in front of City Hall this summer and they asked me for some help with it and I, in my foolishness said I would take it on,” said Rowberry.

The vision for the space in front of the White Building is to have one or two platforms or stages with other performers and artists performing through out the space.

“In one corner we may have a juggler, and elsewhere there may be an artist with their easel painting,” said Rowberry.

The project is open to artists of all kinds including comedy, music, story telling and visual arts.

“Let’s just make it a place where we can show off everything that Nelson has to offer,” he said.

Rowberry is also working with Kootenay Co-op Radio to have afternoon live radio broadcasts from City Hall.

“At this point I’m trying to get the word out to get people to get in touch with me if they are interested in participating from mid July through August,” he said.

A day of the week has not yet been solidified but Rowberry hopes the showcase will extend from the afternoon into the evening.

“I’m taking this on as a public spirited fellow,” he said. “I’m trying to show that even though I was not elected mayor there are no hard feelings.”

If you are interested in participating contact Rowberry at 250-505-6900 or histerian@hotmail.com

 

Just Posted

VIDEO: This is what buying legal pot in B.C. looks like

Take a look inside B.C.’s first and only legal pot shop located in Kamloops

Pacific Insight to lay off part of workforce

The company says it is transferring automotive production to its Mexico facility

Black belt tests on this week at Kootenay Martial Arts

Grandmaster Brenda Sell returns to assist in testing

UPDATED: Four Nelson marijuana dispensaries to remain open after legalization

Nelson’s police chief has no plans to close them down

Nelson candidates debate climate change at forum

Mayoral and council candidates had the chance to speak on five fictional resolutions

VIDEO: Candidates at Nelson election forum

Mayoral candidates joined 18 council candidates for an evening of very short answers

Jagmeet Singh says marijuana pardons are not enough

Trudeau government will streamline pardon process for Canadians convicted of simple possession of marijuana in the past

BC Ferries begins taking debit in two-month pilot project

Company is giving customers option to use Interac on two-month trial on select vessels

Caregivers banned from smoking, growing cannabis around children-in-care: MCFD

Ministry has limited cannabis use for caregivers, stating it may “pose a risk to children and youth.”

Cheaper strains sell out within minutes on online BC Cannabis Store

Province says new strains will become available in the coming months

Only 40% of B.C. car dealerships have electric cars available: report

Researchers found buyers frustrated at the lack of options

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Baby boomer buba shares heartfelt novel with Okanagan audience

Pauline Daniel will be at Vernon’s Bookland and library Oct. 20

Test case challenges a politician’s right to block people from Twitter account

3 people say Watson infringed their constitutional right to freedom of expression by blocking them

Most Read