CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Located in downtown Nelson, BC, Oxygen Art Centre is an artist-run centre that provides space and programming for artists and the public to engage in the creation, study, exhibition and performance of contemporary art in all disciplines.  Oxygen Art Centre is currently accepting submissions for its Exhibition and Residency program.  Regional, national and international […]

Age Friendly Initiative Reaching Out to Rural Seniors

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Nelson CARES Society and the Age Friendly Community Initiative have hired a Student Intern from Selkirk College for “Reaching Out”, a research and outreach project that will “reach out” to isolated rural seniors to talk with them about their concerns, challenges, and service needs. The project will also connect the seniors to organizations that can […]

NelsonSPCA – Poppy – July 15 2014


My name is Poppy, I’m a 10 year old gorgeous brown tabby girl in search of a forever home. I’m presently living at the Nelson BC SPCA branch and as much as the people here are nice it’s not home. I would make a wonderful companion to a calm family, preferably without other pets. If […]

High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese, final week of exhibition!


After its successful Artwalk opening last week, High Muck a Muck is running for another week at the Oxygen Art Centre until July 19th.  Visitors can get their fortune told with a Pak Ah Pu lottery card, and then immerse themselves in a multi-media, multi-artist interpretation of the Chinese immigration experience. Some of the recorded voices […]

Films at the Nelson Civic Theatre July 11-17 – 2014

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t’s time to ape up Nelson!  The Civic theatre presents Dawn of the Planet of the Apes July 11-17.  A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as […]

NelsonSPCA – The Twins – July 7 2014


Meet the twins, Daniel and Henrik, two extremely handsome guys. Although they are brothers, they are able to go to separate homes. They both love to be pet and could spend hours just snoozing in your lap asking for cuddles! They do not get along with dogs or cats (other than each other) and would […]

Films at the Nelson Civic Theatre July 4-17 – 2014

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We’re cooking, singing and fishing with Jon Favreau, Clint Eastwood and Don Mckellar this week at the Civic. Carl Casper (Jon Favreau), quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity and launches a food truck to rediscover his passion for the kitchen in Chef (14A). Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys […]

NelsonSPCA – Isabella – June 30 2014


Let me introduce myself. My name is Isabella, I’m a super sweet girl, looking for her forever home. I get along well with other cats, but never lived with dogs. I just love to cuddle and sit on your feet. I adore being brushed, can’t get enough of it! Take me in your arms and […]