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Science World’s On the Road presentation touches down in local school this week and will be part of the Community Science Celebration at L.V. Rogers on Saturday. Photo submitted

Science World bringing show to Nelson

Science World’s On the Road program will participate in Community Science Celebration Day April 6.

  • Apr 4, 2019
Science World’s On the Road presentation touches down in local school this week and will be part of the Community Science Celebration at L.V. Rogers on Saturday. Photo submitted
The alphabet inspired choreographer Hélène Langevin’s show, which Bouge de là will perform April 7 in Nelson. Photo submitted

Celebrate the alphabet at the Capitol Theatre

The 26 Letter Dance runs Sunday afternoon

  • Apr 3, 2019
The alphabet inspired choreographer Hélène Langevin’s show, which Bouge de là will perform April 7 in Nelson. Photo submitted
Dazza MacAskill is off to Vancouver at the end of the month to take part in a national poetry competition. Photo submitted

Nelson poetry slam winner off to national competition

Dazza MacAskill will compete this month at Verses Festival of Words

  • Apr 2, 2019
Dazza MacAskill is off to Vancouver at the end of the month to take part in a national poetry competition. Photo submitted
An upcoming production of CHESS will hold auditions in April. The show is a collaboration between the Amy Ferguson Institute, Black Productions and Forstmedia, which previously put on Rock of Ages at the Capitol Theatre seen here. Photo: Courtenay Thompson Photography

Auditions next month for CHESS

The show will run in October at the Capitol Theatre

  • Mar 26, 2019
An upcoming production of CHESS will hold auditions in April. The show is a collaboration between the Amy Ferguson Institute, Black Productions and Forstmedia, which previously put on Rock of Ages at the Capitol Theatre seen here. Photo: Courtenay Thompson Photography
Kimberley Hyatt is exhibiting ceramic work at the Nelson Squash Club on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. Photo submitted

Ceramic show closes at Nelson Squash Club Thursday

Kimberley Hyatt’s work is created with the sgrafitto technique

  • Mar 26, 2019
Kimberley Hyatt is exhibiting ceramic work at the Nelson Squash Club on Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. Photo submitted
Stelio Calagias will play the Devil in a new music theatre production written by Doug Jamieson (right). The pair have also started the Kootenay Musical Theatre Society to put on Canadian musicals. Photo: Tyler Harper

Kootenay Musical Theatre Society ready to make a deal with the Devil

The new group will put on an original show in October at the Capitol Theatre

Stelio Calagias will play the Devil in a new music theatre production written by Doug Jamieson (right). The pair have also started the Kootenay Musical Theatre Society to put on Canadian musicals. Photo: Tyler Harper
Stacy DeVries, seen here during a trip to Uganda, is raising money to help that country’s orphans get schooling. Photo submitted

Award winning documentary to be screened in Nelson

‘The Bikes of Wrath’ will run April 5 and 6 at The Front Room

  • Mar 19, 2019
Stacy DeVries, seen here during a trip to Uganda, is raising money to help that country’s orphans get schooling. Photo submitted
Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program student Alexanne Kasandra, seen here performing at Gala 2018, is one of 17 music students who will perform in the Year-End Showcase Concert Series at the Shambhala Music and Performance Hall on Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus. Photo submitted

Selkirk College’s music students present year-end concert series

Eight concerts run March 15 to April 5 in Nelson

  • Mar 14, 2019
Selkirk College Contemporary Music & Technology Program student Alexanne Kasandra, seen here performing at Gala 2018, is one of 17 music students who will perform in the Year-End Showcase Concert Series at the Shambhala Music and Performance Hall on Nelson’s Tenth Street Campus. Photo submitted
In addition to her concert, cellist Johanne Perron will also perform for students at Trafalgar Middle School. Photo submitted

Cellist Johanne Perron to perform in Nelson

Bach to Health is part of the Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series

  • Mar 12, 2019
In addition to her concert, cellist Johanne Perron will also perform for students at Trafalgar Middle School. Photo submitted
Artist prOphecy sun will join Ruth Bieber for a pair of plays later this month at Oxygen Arts Centre. Photo submitted

Play about life with vision disability coming to Nelson’s Oxygen Art Centre

The play can be experienced with blindfolds on

  • Mar 11, 2019
Artist prOphecy sun will join Ruth Bieber for a pair of plays later this month at Oxygen Arts Centre. Photo submitted
Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)

B.C. song serenades Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry on American Idol

Vancouver Island singer-songwriter Jesse Roper calls the experience ‘pretty surreal’

Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)
Willy Wonka (Grace Garvey) and Charlie Bucket (Xiola Bishop) star in Nelson Waldorf school’s production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Photo submitted

Willy Wonka is coming to Nelson

Waldorf Grade 8 students are putting on Roald Dahl’s classic work next Tuesday and Wednesday

  • Mar 6, 2019
Willy Wonka (Grace Garvey) and Charlie Bucket (Xiola Bishop) star in Nelson Waldorf school’s production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Photo submitted
Nelson’s The Hillties are hosting a launch party for their new single on March 2 at Mike’s Place Pub. Photo submitted

The Hillties throwing launch party for new single

The Nelson band will debut “Moving On” on March 2

  • Feb 22, 2019
Nelson’s The Hillties are hosting a launch party for their new single on March 2 at Mike’s Place Pub. Photo submitted
Charlie PS has been shortlisted for the CBC Searchlight prize. Photo submitted
Charlie PS has been shortlisted for the CBC Searchlight prize. Photo submitted
The Bashful Balladeers of Nelson come to Vernon Feb. 27. (Devon L. Muhlert photo)

Bashful Balladeers bring voices to Vernon

Despite hiding behind masks, talent shines with this group

The Bashful Balladeers of Nelson come to Vernon Feb. 27. (Devon L. Muhlert photo)
Thomas Nowaczynski. Photo: Fred Rosenberg

Why film photography is less work (and more rewarding) than digital

A conversation with Nelson photographers Fred Rosenberg and Thomas Nowaczynski

Thomas Nowaczynski. Photo: Fred Rosenberg
Stelio Calagias (left) leads a group at Front Street Dance through a rehearsal of a number they will perform at the Dance Educators’ Showcase on Nov. 17 at the Capitol Theatre. Photo: Tyler Harper
Stelio Calagias (left) leads a group at Front Street Dance through a rehearsal of a number they will perform at the Dance Educators’ Showcase on Nov. 17 at the Capitol Theatre. Photo: Tyler Harper
Holly Hyatt is performing Oct. 26 to celebrate the release of a new single.                                 Photo submitted

Slocan Valley’s Holly Hyatt to perform in Nelson

Hyatt will play Finley’s on Oct. 26

  • Oct 11, 2018
Holly Hyatt is performing Oct. 26 to celebrate the release of a new single.                                 Photo submitted
RAM Camp opens next week, all musicians welcome

RAM Camp opens next week, all musicians welcome

You don’t have to be accomplished to go to the two-day camp, organizers say

  • Sep 23, 2018
RAM Camp opens next week, all musicians welcome
Nelson’s Spencer Legebokoff will premiere his next film at the Vladimir Film Festival in Croatia later this month. Photo: Tyler Harper

Kootenay skateboarding filmmaker included in Croatian festival

Spencer Legebokoff’s new film will premiere later this month

Nelson’s Spencer Legebokoff will premiere his next film at the Vladimir Film Festival in Croatia later this month. Photo: Tyler Harper