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By Contributor On on Sunday Sep 08 2019

The Bailey Theatre in downtown Trail is the premiere place to go for live entertainment in the South Kootenays. To celebrate the launch of the theatre’s new season, the Trail & District Arts Council is hosting a VIP reception on Oct. 1 from 5-7 p.m. for its Patron of the Arts members and supporters of the venue.

The reception will fill the building with liveliness as people enjoy...

By Sara Golling On on Tuesday Sep 03 2019

Once upon a time, I heard, Rossland had the Golden Nugget Saloon and its Dancing Waiters during Golden City Days. Inquiries led me to Jim Albo, who told me the story.

“It started in 1972. Rossland was going to be 75 years old, and the celebration was getting organized.  They were looking for somebody to run a beer garden, and I belonged to the Knights of Columbus at that time, and we...

By Nelson Daily Staff On on Monday Sep 02 2019

The Nelson downtown was buzzing with excitement Sunday afternoon as spectators lined Baker Street to witness in person the annual Kootenay Pride Parade.

The parade was part of a week of celebrations by the local LGBTQ community.

Baker Street was lined with people waving rainbow flags as the parade snaked through the downtown core, starting at the former Central School parking lot...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 28 2019

The Rossland Golden City Days Committee is excited to bring you a weekend of fun and entertainment September 6th – 8th, celebrating our heritage, and we hope you’re planning to dress in heritage costume and join us!  Many activities and lots of fun are in store for you and your family.

To lead into the weekend events, wander around our fine Rossland stores the week...

By Trail Champion On on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

Kootenay Savings Outdoor Movie Night is coming to Haley Park in Warfield on Saturday, Sept. 7, featuring the hit family film – How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World!

 Admission is by cash or non-perishable food donation to the Trail Salvation Army Food Bank.Let's pack the park and help put food on the plates and in the cupboards of those in need!  T

he movie begins...

By Contributor On on Friday Aug 23 2019

The Kootenay Gallery of Art is pleased to present two new art exhibitions that will make a huge impression. Both of these exhibitions explore scale and both have the act of drawing as the base of the work, with quite different results.

Toronto artist Amanda McCavour will be in Castlegar from Aug. 26 to Sept. 8 to create her unique fibre art pieces for an exhibition entitled Consumed...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Aug 13 2019

The Cast of the Gold Fever Follies invites you to their annual Naughty Knickers Night.  Showcasing the many talents of this group of performers, Naughty Knickers Night will be an evening of music, dancing, comedy, and pizzazz.  

Be there and be privy to a one-show-only, improvised spoof of this season’s musical, The Big BOOM Theory — catch your favourite characters...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Aug 07 2019

Rossland-based chamber music ensemble La Cafamore returns to the string trio format to present Mozart's Divertimento in E flat major, Jean Françaix’s Trio à Cordes and Richard Strauss’ Variations on a Bavarian Theme, at the Trail United Church .

Violist Jeffrey Chow (pictured below) joins violinist Carolyn Cameron and cellist Maria...

By Charles Jeanes On on Thursday Aug 01 2019

Part Two

I began an exploration of a Stoic prose-poem, The Desiderata, in the last edition of the column, and continue it in this one. Stoicism is interesting in its own right, but also because it has been enjoying a modern revival.

If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain and bitter; for always there will be greater...

By CBT On on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

The rich history, arts and culture of the Columbia River in Canada and the United States will be on display at the Columbia Basin Transboundary Conference: One River, One Future in September.
The conference aims to address key issues related to the future of the Columbia River, its ecosystem, management and...