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Nelson’s Penny Shades released their debut EP last month. Photo: Submitted

Nelson’s Penny Shades release debut EP

Their music is available on all streaming platforms

Nelson dancers Glynis Waring, Slava Doval and Amanda Papailhou, and musician Nella Banner, premier Respired on April 11. Photo: Submitted

New dance work the latest online offering from Capitol Theatre

Local performers will unveil Respired beginning April 11

Born on a Wednesday. Photo: Submitted

West Kootenay musicians included in B.C. grant program

Nelson’s Born on a Wednesday and Argenta’s Moontricks are among the recipients

Born on a Wednesday. Photo: Submitted
Clover Leaf by Shary Boyle. She’s one of the artists whose work will be included in THROWN, a new exhibit at Touchstones Museum. Photo: Submitted
Clover Leaf by Shary Boyle. She’s one of the artists whose work will be included in THROWN, a new exhibit at Touchstones Museum. Photo: Submitted
Kym Gouchie is among the performers for the sixth annual Indigenous Culture Celebration. Photo: Submitted

Capitol Theatre celebrates Indigenous culture

The theatre is streaming performances throughout March

Kym Gouchie is among the performers for the sixth annual Indigenous Culture Celebration. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Lucas Myers returns to the stage Saturday, March 13, at the Capitol Theatre. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Lucas Myers returns to the stage Saturday, March 13, at the Capitol Theatre. Photo: Submitted
Former owner and new manager Cole Johnston holds up the Reo’s sign outside its new location on Hall Street. The video rental store will reopen March 17. Photo: Submitted

Civic Theatre to reopen Reo’s at new location

The theatre has purchased the video rental store

Former owner and new manager Cole Johnston holds up the Reo’s sign outside its new location on Hall Street. The video rental store will reopen March 17. Photo: Submitted
The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is being forced to re-imagine its future. Photo: Louis Bockner

Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival cancelled for 2021

Ticket holders from the 2020 festival will be offered refunds as festival re-imagines its future

The Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival is being forced to re-imagine its future. Photo: Louis Bockner
Nelson’s Brian Lye specializes in 16mm film. His new exhibit opens this month at Oxygen Art Centre. Photo: Submitted

Nelson photographer’s exhibit to open at Oxygen Art Centre

Brian Lye’s show is titled Above Above Below Below

Nelson’s Brian Lye specializes in 16mm film. His new exhibit opens this month at Oxygen Art Centre. Photo: Submitted
Aaron Pasacreta (left) and Lillian Euringer are this year's recipients of the Doris Bradshaw Bursary. Photo: Submitted

Aaron Pasacreta, Lillian Euringer named Doris Bradshaw Bursary winners

The annual award is presented by the Amy Ferguson Institute

Aaron Pasacreta (left) and Lillian Euringer are this year's recipients of the Doris Bradshaw Bursary. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Born on a Wednesday includes Ian Caron, Jon Francis, Cole Auringer, Trevor Reid and Simon de la Salle . Photo: Submitted

Born on a Wednesday, and ready for the spotlight

Nelson folk group releases its debut album Western Wind

L-R: Born on a Wednesday includes Ian Caron, Jon Francis, Cole Auringer, Trevor Reid and Simon de la Salle . Photo: Submitted
Photo: KootenayGalleryGifts.com

Shop locally,virtually in the Kootenays this holiday season

Kootenay Gallery of Art is offering Christmas at the Gallery

Photo: KootenayGalleryGifts.com
Saxophonist and bandleader Clinton Swanson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Performance in the time of COVID-19

How four prominent Nelson performers are coping with the pandemic

Saxophonist and bandleader Clinton Swanson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
LVR drama student Emerald Lockhart adjusts his costume for a dress rehearsal. Students will perform theatre pieces in Nelson backyards, distanced but not wearing masks. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Live theatre comes to your Nelson backyard

LVR senior drama class will perform short pieces for households as a fundsraiser for the Capitol Theatre.

LVR drama student Emerald Lockhart adjusts his costume for a dress rehearsal. Students will perform theatre pieces in Nelson backyards, distanced but not wearing masks. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted

Young Castlegar man seeks to inspire through podcast

Will Watt has launched the WillPower podcast to encourage young people to overcome their struggles.

Will Watt is the host of the WillPower podcast. Photo: Submitted
Folk singer John McLachlan is performing at the Capitol Theatre as part of its Homegrown Season. Photo submitted
Folk singer John McLachlan is performing at the Capitol Theatre as part of its Homegrown Season. Photo submitted
Argenta’s Tenise Marie will perform Oct. 3 at the Capitol Theatre. Photo submitted
Argenta’s Tenise Marie will perform Oct. 3 at the Capitol Theatre. Photo submitted
Slocan City’s Benjamin Jordan filmed himself paragliding over the Rockies in 2018. His documentary about the experience, ‘The Endless Chain,’ has been selected for online streaming Sept. 9 to 16 by the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. Photo submitted

‘What does it mean to be a man?’: West Kootenay paraglider ponders gender, confidence in documentary

‘The Endless Chain’ by Slocan City’s Benjamin Jordan is now available to be streamed online

Slocan City’s Benjamin Jordan filmed himself paragliding over the Rockies in 2018. His documentary about the experience, ‘The Endless Chain,’ has been selected for online streaming Sept. 9 to 16 by the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. Photo submitted
Harbourage for a Song by Meryl McMaster. Photo submitted

Touchstones Nelson presents As Immense as the Sky

Meryl McMaster’s photography explores her Cree and European worlds

Harbourage for a Song by Meryl McMaster. Photo submitted