Horoscope for the Week: February 05, 2016

Michael O'Connor

Tip of the week February is an interesting month as the hours of daylight noticeably increase while winter deepens. From Pagan tradition, Imbolc marks mid-winter, the half way point between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox. Imbolc was renamed Candlemas by the 5th Century, especially in Britain as one of many adoptions of Pagan festivals by […]

Films at the Nelson Civic Theatre – February 05 – 11, 2016

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A family friendly film for the Family Day long weekend, plus a look at our exiting confirmations  leading up to The Oscars. Kung Fu Panda 3 (rated G), featuring some new voice talent from Academy Award Best Actor nominated, Bryan Cranston and last year’s winner of best supporting actor, J.K. Simmons, comes to the Civic for a whole […]

Oxygen Art Centre

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Youth Arts Festival program and Talent Slam line up announced!   Oxygen Art Centre’s 2nd annual Youth Arts Festival opens on Friday, February 12 from 7-10pm with REUNION an art exhibition by former Self Design high art students; Sasha Baines, Reyna Brown, Hannah DeBoer-Smith, Undine Clara Foulds, Danan Lake and Savi Hanning-Brown.  Also on this […]

Oxygen Art Centre

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High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese, Digital Poetry Project, Wins New Media Writing Prize     The collaborative project High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese, developed through Oxygen’s Art Centre’s Artist in Residence program, has won the UK based, New Media Writing Prize.   High Muck a Muck: Playing Chinese is an interactive website and […]

NPD – Files of Interest -Cougar Spotted-

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On Tues February 2 at about 6:00AM  was spotted at the intersection of Carbonate St X Cherry St and reported to the Nelson Police. NPD members located some tracks and notified the Conservation office. The cougar was not located and no other reports were received.   NPD would like to remind the public to be […]

Films at the Nelson Civic Theatre – Jan 29 – February 04, 2016

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Best Picture anyone? A stacked program of contenders this week at The Civic! Weekend & Tuesday main feature They’re playing over the weekend run, but that’s just because Thursday quality cannot be contained to a single day.  Spotlight (rated 14A), up for 6 Academy Awards including best picture and director, splits with Brooklyn (rated PG), up for 3 Awards including […]

Horoscope for the Week: January 29, 2016

Michael O'Connor

Tip of the week Month 1 of 2016 is just about complete. Fortunately, Mercury retrograde is also done for this round, as of January 25th. Mercury is now in its shadow period. This is the period of time during which it recovers the ground it lost, so to speak. Even so, the shadow period shows […]

NPD – Files of Interest

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The Nelson Police Department has been receiving reports about a telephone scam where the caller claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) but is not. These telephone scams involve threatening taxpayers or using aggressive and forceful language to scare them into paying fictitious debt to the CRA. Victims receive a phone call from […]