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By Nadine Tremblay On on Wednesday Apr 01 2015

On Saturday May 2 at 2:00 pm, the Charles Bailey Theatre stage lights will dim, the crowd will go quiet and four harmonious voices will rise up and fill the air.  What comes next may be a classic song by Joni Mitchell or Louis Prima. It may be an old bebop standard or a cheeky arrangement of a 1980’s hit.  But these are arrangements like you have never heard before –...

By Contributor On on Sunday Mar 01 2015

Juno award winner Valdy is coming to the Rossland Miners Hall on Saturday, March 14, 2015.  Part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for over 30 years, Valdy has four gold albums and Juno awards for Folk Singer of the Year and Folk Entertainer of the Year.

This is an evening not to be missed:

"Valdy remains one of the country's...

By Contributor On on Sunday Mar 01 2015

Noémi Kiss (soprano) & Rita Deane (classical guitar)

Saturday, March 7

7:30 pm @ the Rossland Miner's Hall

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture presents Hungarian vocalist Noémi Kiss and classical guitarist Rita Deane in a concert featuring love songs from across the centuries. The concert will include a...

By Contributor On on Friday Feb 20 2015

U19 is back!

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture will be presenting the 8th annual West Kootenay U19 Film Festival this spring. The festival will take place on Saturday, May 2 at the Rossland Miners Hall. The Festival is being run as an event during National Youth Week, of which Rossland participation is coordinated by the Rossland Youth Action Network...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 10 2015


Music, smiles, good company, and sweet goodies make the sun shine indoors at Joe Hill Coffee House, Rossland’s community venue for aspiring talent from near and far.  For our February 15 show we have:

  • The Rossland Glee Choir – fine voices raised in sweet harmony
  • Ray Tenisci and Nick Plotnikoff...
By Nelson Daily Staff On on Thursday Feb 05 2015

By Eva Brownstein, The Nelson Daily

SelfDesign Learning Community and the Nelson Civic Theatre are teaming up to offer a Youth Film Festival, held at Nelson's Civic Theatre April 15-16.

The festival features short animation, documentary and fiction films created by youth aged 13-30 from around the province.

"I think learning from...

By Colin Payne On on Tuesday Nov 25 2014

At times, living in Nelson can seem like being part of a fairytale. But this year’s Christmas Pantomime will be taking that feeling and turning into a reality of sorts.

Hitting the stage this December 4, 5 and 6 at the Capitol Theatre, this year’s panto is called Bedtime Rhymes Pantomime – and it’s set to turn Nelson into a fairytale world.

Written by Nelson local, Lisel...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 06 2014

2014 Equine Empowerment Camps are being offered for West Kootenay area youth from ages five to 19 free of charge.  These camps are sponsored by Columba Basin Trust, Arrow Lakes Therapeutic Riding Association and Pass Creek Regional Exhibition Society.  

Camp participants will receive two, 1.5 hour lessons per camp, which will be tailored to each individual and include working with...

By Contributor On on Saturday Jun 07 2014

The Trail Historical Society has been awarded $20,000 by the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance towards capital costs of the proposed Riverfront Centre, which will join Trail’s library and museum facilities.

“We are thrilled to kick off our capital fundraising campaign with this announcement and are grateful to the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA) and the Columbia Basin Trust...

By Alex Atamanenko MP On on Wednesday Jun 04 2014

On June 3, BC Southern Interior MP, Alex Atamanenko hosted the Ottawa premiere of “The Change Agents”.

The evening was co-sponsored by the Citizens Climate Lobby, Ontario Chapter and saw more than 70 people in attendance, including 10 Members of Parliament.

“It was an honour for me to host this important event. I would like to thank Cathy Orlando of the Citizens Climate Lobby for...