Grounded Gives to Kids

Nelson BC – On Tuesday May 18th, Sasha Kitch of Grounded Organic Coffee House is once again hosting the hugely successful Grounded Gives to the Kids.  Last year Grounded gave all their daily proceeds to the Kootenay Kids Society and raised over $2,000 for the Life After Birth program, this year the team have a […]

Eco Society Update

EcoSociety Membership Drive!!!
We will be running our Membership Drive week starting this Saturday May 8th and continuing through until May 15th. Because we depend on individual donations we are appealing directly to you, our members and supporters, to donate whatever you can. Together, let’s make good things happen for the Earth!
You can purchase your membership […]

International Symposium on Expressive Arts Therapy

International Symposium on Expressive Arts Therapy
May 6th – 8th 2010
Workshops on Body, voice & gesture in art making & images
with 2 international facilitators
“Come, relax, learn, and grow”
Intangible Body Gestures and their Translation
into Tangible Shape and Form with Sibylle Cseri

This workshop offers an exploration of the relationship between the art making process and the body as a […]

Liminal and Leaving

“The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to
your adventure.”
~ Joseph Campbell
Nelson is a difficult town for me to leave behind.  In so many ways Nelson embodies creativity, community, communion, and so much else of what I love.  Last week I peeled myself away from her embrace, […]

2010 Cultural Ambassador

The Cultural Development Commission (CDC), on behalf of the City of Nelson, is proud to announce Angelika Werth’s appointment as Nelson’s 2010 Cultural Ambassador.
Angelika, a local artist of international renown, works in Fashion, Fibre and Wearable Art. She started her practice with a three year dress-making apprenticeship at Yves Saint Laurent in Paris, France, receiving […]

Cleaning Up Our Act

Water, air, soil – the main components of the big ball of matter we call the Earth.
Formed from floating atoms and molecules billions of years ago, our planet is treated by its human inhabitants as a toilet, a smokestack, and a garbage can.
Humans adulterate, besmear, corrupt, defile, dirty, […]

How to Grow a Human…

Spring has come to the Kootenays!  Though we might still get another snowfall, the red-winged blackbirds and rufous-sided towhees and robins have decreed it.  And one does not fly thousands of miles to make such a statement without clear intuition…
The energy of transformation is all around us (you can see it on Baker Street when […]

You Are Needed

The Community First Health Co-op (CFHC) operates the Nelson and Area Wellness Centre at 518 Lake Street in Nelson and is working to impact on the housing situation and on services to support seniors.  The Co-op is a volunteer organization with the goal to support the community in the area of health and wellness.  The […]