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Local colour at the library

Local colour at the library

The apple never falls far from the tree. Lainey Benson comes from an artistic family, and so it’s no surprise that her paintings are now bearing fruit, with past exhibitions all but selling out. Benson’s latest work is now on display at the Nelson Public Library.
Keeping an eye on bees

Keeping an eye on bees

Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives.
Velveteen comes alive

Velveteen comes alive

The Capitol Kids Series presents its final performance of the season Sunday April 10 at 2 p.m. with The Velveteen Rabbit as told by acclaimed actor/singer Kathryn Popham.
Crossley combines abstraction with the outdoors

Crossley combines abstraction with the outdoors

Well known Kootenay artist Alf Crossley’s work is firmly rooted in our local landscape. With a visual style often leaning towards abstraction, his practice has long been based on working outdoors (or en plein air), drawing both imagery and inspiration directly from the natural environment.
Vancouver’s best of fest touching down in Nelson

Vancouver’s best of fest touching down in Nelson

An incredible mix of local and international snowboarders, skiers, paddlers, climbers, and environmental activists have come together for this year’s Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Best of the Fest tour.
A Dvorak celebration

A Dvorak celebration

On Sunday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m., the Symphony of the Kootenays, presented by the Selkirk Chamber Orchestra, brings A Dvorak Celebration with cellist Jeff Faragher to the Capitol Theatre. A special pre-concert presentation at 6:45 p.m. is included.

ANKORS takes on theatre project

ANKORS and the West Kootenay Women’s Association are partnering to take on a theatrical project for women in the community.

Nelson’s new opera nears completion

Local composer Don Macdonald expects to finish the first draft of his new opera, KHAOS, by the end of this month.

Pals stick together through artistic expression

Drawing and painting founded the solid friendship of local artists Oliver Arthur and Dylan Humphries, whose collective work is hanging at Cowan Office Supplies.

Finding new love at Touchstones Nelson

The shop at Touchstones Nelson is hosting a Pre-Loved Art Sale on Saturday, April 2 at 7 p.m.