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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

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

Photo: KootenayGalleryGifts.com

Shop locally,virtually in the Kootenays this holiday season

Kootenay Gallery of Art is offering Christmas at the Gallery

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
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Tips for Wrapping Christmas Presents
Grand Forks Choral Society sings 'Come o Ye Faithful'
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
Nelson’s Carissa Kimbell has released her debut album Like Water. Photo submitted
Nelson’s Carissa Kimbell has released her debut album Like Water. Photo submitted
Composite image of group exhibition, featuring work by Josh Franklin, Meadow Kroeger, Spencer Legebokoff, Katherine MacKay, and Bethany Pardoe. Photo submitted

Oyxgen Art Centre launches virtual exhibition of emerging artists

If I Can’t Dance To It, It’s Not My Revolution is on until Aug. 15

Composite image of group exhibition, featuring work by Josh Franklin, Meadow Kroeger, Spencer Legebokoff, Katherine MacKay, and Bethany Pardoe. Photo submitted
Nelson author Roz Nay will release her second novel Hurry Home on July 7. Nay’s first novel Our Little Secret was an international success. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson author Roz Nay will release her second novel Hurry Home on July 7. Nay’s first novel Our Little Secret was an international success. Photo: Tyler Harper
Sarah Louise Butler is the featured guest at the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival’s Wild Grapes event next month. Photo: Bobbi Barbarich

Elephant Mountain Literary Festival celebrates the outdoors

Writers Sarah Louise Butler and Jayme Moye will read in Blewett next month

Sarah Louise Butler is the featured guest at the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival’s Wild Grapes event next month. Photo: Bobbi Barbarich
From 2019: Mural by Sheldon Pierre Louis on the parkade and Kevin Ledo’s portrait of J. Fred Hume on the Hume Hotel. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
From 2019: Mural by Sheldon Pierre Louis on the parkade and Kevin Ledo’s portrait of J. Fred Hume on the Hume Hotel. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Nelson composer Doug Jamieson remotely recorded a song dedicated to front-line workers. File photo

VIDEO: Nelson composer remotely records song with 14 singers

Doug Jamieson initially wrote the song for last year’s ‘Fastlane To Paradise’

Nelson composer Doug Jamieson remotely recorded a song dedicated to front-line workers. File photo
Bubbles the Clown, candidate for mayor, hitchhikes into town. Photo submitted

Only in Nelson set for pop-up drive in, broadcast premiere

The documentary, filmed around the municipal election of 2018, will air on the Knowledge Network

  • May 17, 2020
Bubbles the Clown, candidate for mayor, hitchhikes into town. Photo submitted
For every ticket purchased to one of the Civic Theatre’s online screenings, you can donate another ticket to a local frontline service group. File photo

COLUMN: How the Civic Theatre is paying it forward

Executive director Eleanor Stacey explains a new initiative

For every ticket purchased to one of the Civic Theatre’s online screenings, you can donate another ticket to a local frontline service group. File photo
Pip Bryson is one of the artists participating in ArtWalk 2020, which is going ahead in an altered form. Photo: Bobbi Barbarich Photography

Nelson’s ArtWalk 2020 to feature digital art gallery

A staple event for the local arts community will have a different feel this summer

Pip Bryson is one of the artists participating in ArtWalk 2020, which is going ahead in an altered form. Photo: Bobbi Barbarich Photography
Nelson’s Sarah Louise Butler spent a decade working on her debut novel, which has just been published. Photo submitted

Nelson author’s novel chronicles a family’s cryptozoological obsession

Sarah Louise Butler’s The Wild Heavens reviewed by Tom Sandborn

  • May 1, 2020
Nelson’s Sarah Louise Butler spent a decade working on her debut novel, which has just been published. Photo submitted