Local Entertainment

Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce is one of the places participating in this year’s Columbia Basin Culture tour. (Nelson Road Kings 2016)

Annual Columbia Basin Culture tour coming up Aug 10 and 11

There are locations across the region participating

  • Jul 17, 2019
Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce is one of the places participating in this year’s Columbia Basin Culture tour. (Nelson Road Kings 2016)
Ellie Reynolds and Bessie Wap have teamed up to present a double-bill of two remarkable solo performances titled On the Other Hand: two true musical tales of choice July 6 at Prince Charles Theatre. (Photo credit Allan Hughes)

On the Other Hand: two true musical tales of choice coming to Prince Charles Theatre

Submitted Lovers of theatre, musicals, and storytelling are in for a rare…

  • Jun 24, 2019
Ellie Reynolds and Bessie Wap have teamed up to present a double-bill of two remarkable solo performances titled On the Other Hand: two true musical tales of choice July 6 at Prince Charles Theatre. (Photo credit Allan Hughes)
408 will be performing at the Tivoli Theatre on June 24. (From left to right) Aiden Douma, Perryn Hula, Evans Daybell-Chambers, Kai Coleman and Rylen Hula. (Photo submitted)

Local band 408 plays the Tivoli Theatre

Tickets are available at Black Bear Books.

408 will be performing at the Tivoli Theatre on June 24. (From left to right) Aiden Douma, Perryn Hula, Evans Daybell-Chambers, Kai Coleman and Rylen Hula. (Photo submitted)
From left: Devan Coward, Derek Kemle and Brittney Boehmer rehearsing the opening number from A Taste of Broadway. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)

Broadway music takes centre stage

A fundraising concert to support the Monte Anderson Scholarship Fund will feature…

From left: Devan Coward, Derek Kemle and Brittney Boehmer rehearsing the opening number from A Taste of Broadway. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)
Kate Webb, Jason Short and Kelly Mehrer in a rehearsal for Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Play Right. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)

New Footlighters comedy scheduled

Expect lots of laughs from the latest play by Suzanne Hayman Chubb…

Kate Webb, Jason Short and Kelly Mehrer in a rehearsal for Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Play Right. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)
Aurora and Evan Freeman will be performing at The Yoga Room on Northwest Boulevard on Friday, April 26.

“Immersive Musica Journey” comes to Creston

Home Shall Be Here is a response to the suicides by two…

Aurora and Evan Freeman will be performing at The Yoga Room on Northwest Boulevard on Friday, April 26.
(From left) Brian Lawrence, Simone Wiebe and Devan Coward in a rehearsal for the Footlighters Theatre Society production of Modern Dysfunction, which runs April 19 and 20. (Dan Caverly photo)

Footlighters to present three person show

With an eye toward Theatre BC’s Mainstage Festival, Creston Footlighters will be…

(From left) Brian Lawrence, Simone Wiebe and Devan Coward in a rehearsal for the Footlighters Theatre Society production of Modern Dysfunction, which runs April 19 and 20. (Dan Caverly photo)
Sarah Hagen the “Perk Up, Pianist” will be playing in Creston on Saturday, April 13th at 7:30 p.m.

Perk up, pianist

Enjoy an evening of virtuoso piano and saucy comedy with Sarah Hagen the “Perk Up, Pianist”.

  • Apr 12, 2019
Sarah Hagen the “Perk Up, Pianist” will be playing in Creston on Saturday, April 13th at 7:30 p.m.
Acclaimed singer and songwriter, Lizzy Hoyt is one of Canada’s most powerful Celtic-folk artists. (Photo submitted)

Outstanding Multi-talented Celtic-Folk Performance comes to Creston

Acclaimed singer and songwriter, Lizzy Hoyt is one of Canada’s most powerful Celtic-folk artists.

  • Mar 19, 2019
Acclaimed singer and songwriter, Lizzy Hoyt is one of Canada’s most powerful Celtic-folk artists. (Photo submitted)
Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)

B.C. song serenades Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry on American Idol

Vancouver Island singer-songwriter Jesse Roper calls the experience ‘pretty surreal’

Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)
Double Double Duo will be in Creston on Sunday.

Double Double Duo – Virtuosi of Entertainment

Double Double Duo will be in Creston on Sunday, February 24 at 2:00 p.m.

  • Feb 21, 2019
Double Double Duo will be in Creston on Sunday.
Jason Smith, who designed the set for the upcoming Peter Pan & Wendy performances in Prince Charles Theatre, puts some final touches on one of the set’s larger props. (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)

PCSS Drama Club flies high with Peter Pan & Wendy

Will anyone who saw the PCSS Drama Club’s 2017 production of Alice…

Jason Smith, who designed the set for the upcoming Peter Pan & Wendy performances in Prince Charles Theatre, puts some final touches on one of the set’s larger props. (Photo credit Lorne Eckersley)
Comedian Kasey Nicholson (Photo submitted)                                Comedian Kasey Nicholson (Photo submitted)

Comedian and motivational speaker Kasey Nicholson returns to Creston

Kasey’s one of a kind performance will feature family-friendly indigenous content for all ages.

Comedian Kasey Nicholson (Photo submitted)                                Comedian Kasey Nicholson (Photo submitted)
Adam Winn releases a new single “Song for the North”. (Photo credit Adam Winn)

Adam Winn releases new singles

Stream or purchase Song of the North and Suzannah or learn more about this up-and-coming star on Winn’s website.

Adam Winn releases a new single “Song for the North”. (Photo credit Adam Winn)
Creston born and raised actress Pascale Hutton. (Photo submitted)

Hutton stars in Hallmark TV, film productions

Pascale Hutton’s connection to the Hallmark Channel has led to a happy…

Creston born and raised actress Pascale Hutton. (Photo submitted)
Thomas Nowaczynski. Photo: Fred Rosenberg

Why film photography is less work (and more fun) than digital

A conversation with Nelson photographers Fred Rosenberg and Thomas Nowaczynski

Thomas Nowaczynski. Photo: Fred Rosenberg
The Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra returns to Creston (Photo credit Freedom Road Portraits)

Five-man gypsy jazz favourites return to Creston

Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra & Jeremiah Staggs Trio to perform November 27 at Casey’s Community House.

  • Nov 20, 2018
The Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra returns to Creston (Photo credit Freedom Road Portraits)
Jason Smith, as Ebenezer Scrooge, rehearsing a scene from A Christmas Carol. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)

Footlighters ringing in holiday season with A Christmas Carol

“I think the audience is going to love the story, and they’re going to enjoy the characters,” said director Gary Atha.

  • Nov 19, 2018
Jason Smith, as Ebenezer Scrooge, rehearsing a scene from A Christmas Carol. (Photo credit Brian Lawrence)
Ladies Movie Night at the Creston Musem

Ladies Movie Night at the Creston Musem

Have the time of your life with wine, snacks, and Dirty Dancing on the inflatable screen in the Creston Museum Courtyard.

Ladies Movie Night at the Creston Musem
Derina Harvey Band (Submitted photo)

High energy Celtic Rock opens Creston Concert Society’s season

Derina Harvey Band performs at the Prince Charles Theatre in what is sure to be an electrifying evening.

  • Sep 13, 2018
Derina Harvey Band (Submitted photo)