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By Rossland Telegraph On on Tuesday Sep 06 2011

With Golden City Days heading our way this weekend, there's a lot to look forward to. Please see our recent article previewing the event. In the meantime, check out our gallery of shots from last year's event--and pray that the weather is as...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Sep 06 2011

As Rougemusic gets ready to launch the second season of concerts at the Rouge Gallery, audiences can look forward to not only an exciting lineup of musicians but the added pleasure of comfortable seating.

With the mystery of the locked bank vault solved, a space to store new chairs and stage have opened up for the gallery. Artistic Director, Nicola Everton is thrilled to have garnered...

By Contributor On on Sunday Sep 04 2011

Arts and heritage organizations are facing many challenges. Meet those challenges head-on with this upcoming professional development workshop in Nelson, Sept 24 and 25.

Presented by Leslie Thompson, this workshop will cover effective board management, volunteer recruitment and management, marketing and fundraising fundamentals for arts and heritage organizations – key elements for...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Aug 30 2011

Hoodathot? Four years ago Michael Gifford was telling everyone he saw, putting up posters, dropping hints to performers ... "It's happening! The Joe Hill Coffeehouse is starting up (again)! " Now here we are, 26 successful shows later, a fourth year ready to go!

The Rossland Miners' Hall has given the community many wonderful events and moments since its renovations during the...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Monday Aug 29 2011

Canadian novelist and playwright Bill Gaston has dubbed  Nelson’s Ernest Hekkanen — author of no less than 43 books of fiction, poetry, plays, essays, and literary criticism — Canadian literature's "most resolute maverick." 

On Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 7:30 pm the Nelson Public Library offers a chance experience our own literary maverick as he launches numbers 42 and 43 of his...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Wednesday Aug 24 2011


@ Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History, Gallery B

  • Opening reception: Friday, Aug. 26, 7-9 pm 
  • Art workshop with heartlab: Thursday, Sept. 8, 7 pm

What is the shape of sound?

By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 24 2011

Believe it or not, the Grand Forks' Fall Fair is fast approaching. Amidst the planning for exhibits, mini-chuckwagon races and vendors, Chris-Anne Gilmore, owner of Your Dollar Store With More and head of the Parade Committee, is busy helping to organize the 2011 Fall Fair Parade.

This year's parade has the theme “Looking to the Future”. The parade is open to any...
By Nelson Daily Editor On on Sunday Aug 21 2011

This week at The Royal on Baker.

Dark Fire Cloud - A Sinixt Fundraiser –

Monday, August 22nd - Admission by donation - Showtime 8pm –

Join us for a Fundraiser for the Sinixt Nation & the Perry Ridge Water Users Association. 

Dark Fire Cloud is known for his unique Zydeco/Blues/R&B/Reggae...

By Nelson Daily Editor On on Saturday Aug 20 2011

Seven Okanagan College faculty writers to read in Nelson

@Oxygen Art Centre, Thursday, Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.

A tasty literary smorgasbord will be offered when seven Okanagan writers--all faculty members of the Okanagan College English Department--read from their published fiction, nonfiction and poetry on Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p....

By Contributor On on Thursday Aug 18 2011

People in the West Kootenay have one more kick at the Gaming review can, courtesy of the East Kootenay.

BC’s Community Gaming Grant Review will visit Cranbrook for a community forum on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort.

Skip Triplett, appointed last month by Premier Christy Clark to lead the independent review, is...