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By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Nov 19 2015

Director Jeff Frost is back in the spotlight with the production of the 28th annual Capitol Christmas Pantomime, Puss In Boots, set for December 3-6 at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

The story follows a swashbuckling feline who fights to save his town from an evil villain.

Get ready to cheer for the hero, boo the bad guys, and sing along with some familiar songs.

The...

By Michele Skuce On on Wednesday Nov 18 2015

Four young dancers who qualified at the Kootenay Festival of the Arts went on to participate in the Provincial Festival of Performing Arts -- known as "the Provincials" --last spring, in Powell River.

Pictured here are (from front to back) Charlotte McKay, Sabrina Neufeld, Emilia Hoffman and Ava Jinjoe.  Charlotte and Emilia hail from Rossland, Sabrina is from Castlegar and Ava Jinjoe...

By Charles Jeanes On on Tuesday Nov 17 2015

Why a retrospective?

Believing as I do that history is of profound importance, I seek to discern the purposes and themes I have explored with constancy over the years of publishing this column. I hope by doing this to present a coherent statement of the issues and interests that have stirred current events in culture, politics, economics, ideology, science, and religion...

By Deanne Steven On on Monday Nov 16 2015

With 4 new art galleries/studios opening for Rekindle the Spirit of Christmas on December 5th in Rossland, the event is going to be an exciting day for artists and art patrons alike.

Rekindle The Spirit of Christmas sees the official opening of the new Jenny Baillie and Louise Drescher studio and gallery space in downtown Rossland. This will be a shared...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Nov 10 2015

Calling all storytellers and Vinyl Café fans-- Trail’s version of New York City’s ’The Moth’ returns to The Griff at The Bailey Theatre Friday November 20th at 7:30pm.

‘Little Moths’ is based on ‘The Moth’ in New York City where people gather (standing room only) to hear raconteurs and novice storytellers tell true stories of human experience. Throughout the long, dark...

By Kyra Hoggan On on Thursday Sep 03 2015

It’s not often Castlegar gets to play host to a professional video shoot, but that’s exactly what’s happening at the Element on Tuesday, Sept. 8 from about 8:30 – 11 p.m. – and you are cordially invited to be an extra in the video.

Castlegar’s own Reiss Zibin, 21, will be performing a song she wrote herself, called ‘I Should've Know’, and backed up by Supercats Studio players Yanive...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Jul 28 2015

Heritage BC, a charitable non profit, announces the opening of registration for their annual conference, taking place October 2-3 in Rossland, B.C.

This year’s conference, ‘The Main Thing’ follows on the national Heritage Week theme promoting main streets as an vital part of heritage conservation and economic stimulation.

Come learn how to create...

By Raymond Masleck On on Monday Jun 22 2015

The Sicilian Jazz Project, with guests Italian vocalist Pilar and clarinetist Don Byron, is coming to Trail on June 30.

The quintet will perform at Kootenay Savings Music in the Park as part of a Canadian tour supported by the Canada Council for the Arts which includes a stop at the Vancouver Jazz Festival.

The group's new album features a unique blend of chamber music, work...

By Contributor On on Thursday May 14 2015

British Columbia’s Knowledge Network is hosting the premiere of local filmmaker Amy Bohigian’s documentary ‘Dreamers and Dissidents’  at the Civic Theatre in Nelson, on Thursday May 28th. The doors will open at 7pm for the 7:30pm free public screening, with the filmmaker, broadcaster, and participants in attendance...

By Castlegar Source On on Friday May 08 2015

On Monday, May 11, the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, will commence a six-day trip to communities in the West Kootenays including Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Rossland, Warfield, Trail, Castlegar, New Denver, Kaslo, Nelson, Salmo, Fruitvale, Montrose and Creston.

Her first stop in Castlegar will be at a local elementary school, Twin Rivers, and will...

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