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Kootenay pop singer Shawn Hook says he will undergo chemotherapy for throat cancer. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay singer Shawn Hook to receive chemotherapy

Hook was diagnosed with throat cancer in January

Kaito Takeda will perform on violin with La Cafamore. Photo: Submitted

La Cafamore playing in Castlegar March 26

String quartet will perform works by Fanny and Felix Mendelssohn

Vanessa Hudgens arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)

‘Everything’ wins best picture, is everywhere at Oscars

Eccentric, anarchic tale about a Chinese immigrant family lauded for freshness, performances

Vanessa Hudgens arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Pat Henman in the stage adaptation of her memoir Beyond the Legal Limit, which explores the aftermath of a crash with a drunk driver. Photo: Electrify Photography

Nelson performer brings life-changing event to the stage

Pat Henman to perform Beyond the Legal Limit in Taghum, Kaslo, Creston

Pat Henman in the stage adaptation of her memoir Beyond the Legal Limit, which explores the aftermath of a crash with a drunk driver. Photo: Electrify Photography
Kardinal Offishall poses for a photograph in Toronto, on Friday, January 13, 2023. Kardinal Offishall and Haviah Mighty are set to lead viewers through a celebration of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary at the Juno Awards on March 13. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Juno Awards to mark hip-hop’s 50th anniversary with Kardinal Offishall, Haviah Mighty

Toronto rappers Kardinal Offishall and Haviah Mighty will lead viewers as MCs

Kardinal Offishall poses for a photograph in Toronto, on Friday, January 13, 2023. Kardinal Offishall and Haviah Mighty are set to lead viewers through a celebration of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary at the Juno Awards on March 13. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
The Fabelmans is one of the Best Picture nominees at this year’s Academy Awards. Watch the Oscars on March 12 at Nelson’s Civic Theatre. Photo: Merie Weismiller Wallace/Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment

LARGE POPCORN, EXTRA POPCORN: Watch the Oscars at The Civic Theatre

This year’s awards show will be streamed at the Civic live on March 12

The Fabelmans is one of the Best Picture nominees at this year’s Academy Awards. Watch the Oscars on March 12 at Nelson’s Civic Theatre. Photo: Merie Weismiller Wallace/Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment
A scene from Ballet Kelowna’s piece entitled taqəš, by Vernon-raised choreographer Cameron Fraser-Monroe. Photo: Submitted

Nelson dancers open for Ballet Kelowna’s performance at the Capitol

The show includes signature works from the group’s contemporary ballet repertoire

A scene from Ballet Kelowna’s piece entitled taqəš, by Vernon-raised choreographer Cameron Fraser-Monroe. Photo: Submitted
The members of the Sitka String Quartet all play in the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Photo: Submitted

Sitka String Quartet to perform in Nelson

Concert is at St. Saviours Anglican Church on Feb. 23

The members of the Sitka String Quartet all play in the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Photo: Submitted
Ruth Krulitsky (left) and Shelby Sanford perform a Brooks & Dunn song during Intuit Studio’s Lip Sync Battle and Variety Show at The Capitol Theatre in Nelson on Saturday. Photo: Tyler Harper
Ruth Krulitsky (left) and Shelby Sanford perform a Brooks & Dunn song during Intuit Studio’s Lip Sync Battle and Variety Show at The Capitol Theatre in Nelson on Saturday. Photo: Tyler Harper
A scene from the film Living, in which director Oliver Hermanus teams with novelist Kazuo Ishiguro to create a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 classic film Ikiru. Photo: Submitted

LARGE POPCORN, EXTRA BUTTER: International movies aren’t big, but they’re grand

The Civic Theatre is showing a run of some of the best movies world cinema has to offer

A scene from the film Living, in which director Oliver Hermanus teams with novelist Kazuo Ishiguro to create a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 classic film Ikiru. Photo: Submitted
Charles Richard-Hamelin has recorded over 10 albums, the latest of which earned him a JUNO award in 2022. Photo: Submitted

Pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin to perform in Nelson

Distinguished musician will play at Capitol Theatre Feb. 21

Charles Richard-Hamelin has recorded over 10 albums, the latest of which earned him a JUNO award in 2022. Photo: Submitted
Nelson singer Melody Diachun will perform The Music of Sting on Jan. 27 at the Shambhala Hall in Nelson. Photo: Submitted

Selkirk Pro-Musica presents Melody Diachun in concert

Diachun will be accompanied by David Restivo, Michael Occhipinti, Doug Stephenson, and Tony Ferraro

Nelson singer Melody Diachun will perform The Music of Sting on Jan. 27 at the Shambhala Hall in Nelson. Photo: Submitted
The band will include Gemma Luna on vocals and flute, Michael St. John on drums, Joseph Vieira on bass and guitars, Sacha Pétuli on saxophone and bass, and Jamphibian on vocals, guitars and bass. Photo: Submitted

Modern Bob presents international band for Kootenay performances

Musicians include Gemma Luna and musicians from Oregon and Brazil

The band will include Gemma Luna on vocals and flute, Michael St. John on drums, Joseph Vieira on bass and guitars, Sacha Pétuli on saxophone and bass, and Jamphibian on vocals, guitars and bass. Photo: Submitted
The Nelson Community Band returns to the stage Dec. 13. Photo: Submitted

Nelson Community Band to host Christmas concert Dec. 13

It’s the band’s first holiday show in three years

The Nelson Community Band returns to the stage Dec. 13. Photo: Submitted
The Muppet Christmas Carol will be shown for free Dec. 10 at Nelson's Civic Theatre. Photo: IMDB

LARGE POPCORN, EXTRA BUTTER: Celebrate the holidays Saturday at The Civic Theatre

The event includes free admission and movies, a visit from Santa and giveaways

The Muppet Christmas Carol will be shown for free Dec. 10 at Nelson's Civic Theatre. Photo: IMDB
Noémi Kiss will direct the Cottonwood Singers in a concert dedicated to the late Terry Halleran, who has a member of the group. Photo: Submitted
Noémi Kiss will direct the Cottonwood Singers in a concert dedicated to the late Terry Halleran, who has a member of the group. Photo: Submitted
Ty Wright as Peter Piper, Martina Avis as Mo Lassus, and Mary Defeo as Ma Fluky, in the Pied Piper of Nelsondorf, the Capitol Theatre’s 33rd annual pantomime production coming up Dec. 1-4. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Pied Piper to rid Nelson of rats in 33rd annual pantomime production

Multi-generational local cast takes the stage Dec. 1-4

Ty Wright as Peter Piper, Martina Avis as Mo Lassus, and Mary Defeo as Ma Fluky, in the Pied Piper of Nelsondorf, the Capitol Theatre’s 33rd annual pantomime production coming up Dec. 1-4. Photo: Bill Metcalfe
Anywhere From Here is being screened at the Capitol Theatre on Saturday. Photo: Matchstick Productions

Nelson’s Sam Kuch featured in new ski movie

Anywhere From Here will be screened Saturday at the Capitol Theatre

Anywhere From Here is being screened at the Capitol Theatre on Saturday. Photo: Matchstick Productions
Yoomi Kim and Natasha Hall will perform Nov. 9 at the Capitol Theatre. Photo: Submitted

Natasha Hall and Yoomi Kim to play at Capitol Theatre on Nov. 9

The violinist and pianist will play a selection of classical music

Yoomi Kim and Natasha Hall will perform Nov. 9 at the Capitol Theatre. Photo: Submitted
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