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Jane Coop Capitol Theatre
Jane Coop Capitol Theatre
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Rach Rocked! Pianist Jane Coop graced the stage at the Capitol Theatre on February 2, 2014 and wowed the audience with her effortless performances of Scarlatti, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin and Rachmaninoff. The audience of piano enthusiasts of all ages sat back and watched and listened as her fingers... Read More
Rainbow Trout Fishing BC
Rainbow Trout Fishing BC
Winter
By Robin Goldsbury, Dock 'n' Duck In spite of the cold weather Kootenay Lake saw about 600 fisher people braved the elements to take part in the 2nd Annual BC Family Day Fishing Derby on Kootenay Lake. The event was organized by Canadian Training Resources of Calgary, and hosted by the Dock 'n'... Read More
String Quartet
String Quartet
Arts, Culture & Heritage
The Borealis String Quartet performance on November 17th at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson, BC was first class from beginning to end starting with Hayden's String Quartet in G Major. Haydn, being the father of the string quartet, writing over 80 works, established the conversational style... Read More
Shambhala
Shambhala
Arts, Culture & Heritage
This week Jennifer Rebbetoy, assistant to the executive producer at Shambhala Music Festival, caught up with Meghan Hildebrand, the woman behind so much of the festival's aesthetic.  Each year Hildebrand creates artwork that sets the tone for the festival's new look reflected on the... Read More
Reel Adventures Fishing
Reel Adventures Fishing
Fall
The Reel Adventures Fishing Report, Nov 4, 2013   Kootenay Lake   Everything seems perfect for fall/winter fishing now!  Our water temperatures are just right.  Our weather has been good.  And our fish are starting to cooperate. We have had a lot of... Read More
Best Ski Town
Best Ski Town
Winter
Still Best Ski Town in North America! This year Powder Magazine is hosting a Facebook contest that brings 64 ski resorts together, competing one ski hill against the another, gradually drilling down to one resort that will carry the title of Best Ski Resort in North America. Last year... Read More
Sculpture Walk
Sculpture Walk
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Sculpturewalk Gala and Shane Koyczan  - WOW what a night! If you have walked the streets of Castlegar the past few years you would have seen sculptures from acclaimed sculptors from across Canada and the USA. Their works are stunning. They capture ones attention and intrique, opening your mind... Read More
Capitol Theatre
Capitol Theatre
Arts, Culture & Heritage
It was quite a treat (and I don’t mean a Halloween treat) having the Nelson Overture Concert Society (NOCS) bring the Gryphon Trio to the Capitol Theatre on October 24, 2013. Canada’s pre-eminent chamber ensemble showed the full-house why they are so admired and the deserving winners of the... Read More
Touchstones Museum Antique
Touchstones Museum Antique
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Have you ever watched an antique appraisal show on TV? They have caught my interest for many years, and this past weekend, in Nelson BC, Touchstones Museum and Gallery hosted two days of antique appraising by well-known appraiser Peter S. Blundell, A.A. This event was the perfect opportunity to... Read More
Travel Journalists
Travel Journalists
Summer
This weekend we are heading to Nelson and Kaslo on our trip from Calgary to Vancouver. We leave the hot and sunny flatlands of Calgary behind and welcome the fresh air in our lungs after a long winding road through the mountains. Small coloured Victorian houses and the vibrant Baker Street welcome... Read More

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