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Be-Cause: “Better to die on your

The road to a friend’s house ...

feet than live on your knees”. Right,

“is never long” according to a Danish

wrong or otherwise, I can’t help but

proverb. However, it can be convo-

admire three individuals who made

luted or winding or all uphill. And if

their stand: the airline steward whose

you put that house somewhere over

grand exit from his career was made

in Rosemont with access from a back

in support of the point that custom-

lane, well, it can be just plain difficult

ers can be unacceptably demanding

to find. What a delight to find sign-

and rude; the Government of Canada

posts along the way. Literally. I went

page who found herself escorted from

to have a coffee at a new friend’s

Parliament after delivering her protest

place over in Rosemont. Her direc-

of Prime Minister Harper and most

tions included ‘turn up the alley at

recently, the CTV journalist who quit

the sharp curve in the road’, followed

his career because of his disillusion-

by ‘take the fork to the left when the

ment with how much attention broad-

alley veers off’. I know these direc-

casters pay to increasing ratings,

tions verbatim as I wrote them down

rather than focusing on real issues.

and was dutifully following them when

We could all benefit from refusing to

I came upon the first sign: “If you

accept the unacceptable.

own a great collection of hats, turn here” (this hand-printed marker was

Yum: Fabulous food to check out in

tacked onto a stick at the curve). “If

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you work in a white house, turn here”.

at Wednesday’s Market on Baker

The second marker, likewise staked in

Street. Can’t make it Wednesdays?

the ground, greeted me further up the

What about Fridays from 11:30 a.m.

alley. Finally “if your name is Paula,

to 3:00 p.m.? Doug (the go-to guy for

coffee’s ready”. I felt like a kid follow-

lamb souvlaki) teams up with BIBO at

ing clues in a treasure hunt. What a

518 Hall Street where you’ll find him

fun thing to do. I don’t know about

“grilling up Euro-street style, locally

you, but I find ‘fun’ is too often miss-

sourced fare on the patio”.

ing in a day. Plain, simple, FUN. It’s

~Paula Hudson-Lunn

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costume designer Janie Bryant. Let me tell you these pieces are to die for. There will be wiggle dresses, purses and hats, cigarette pants, cardigans and full circle skirts. For the men, SUITS. You will be able to get the recreated 60s suit that looks ever so handsome on. Not to mention ties, fedoras, vests, cardigans and jackets. This is one of the best collections I have ever seen by Banana Republic and I am counting the days until the release. Let’s just say I have my mom on the job in Toronto she has a list of goodies to grab when the collection comes out, Thanks Mom, I love you! Stay tuned for next week. I will be featuring a local Nelson designer. Ooh la la, who will it be? Have a great week, let’s all pray for some sunshine! Ciao for now.

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MarketFEST Silent Auction

Earth Matters will be adding to the fun at Marketfest with a silent auction on July 29! Come find us on Baker Street between 6 & 10 p.m. in the Earth Matters tent. We are raising money for our local community green spaces: Hendryx Street Forest Garden and Cottonwood Herbal Demonstration Garden. With your support, we can buy supplies, like new plants!

Donors for the auction include: Oso Negro, Vadim Kristopher Hair Salon, The Royal on Baker, Eddy Music and the Nelson Community Acupuncture Clinic. That’s not all! On Saturday, July 30, at Cottonwood Falls Park, there will be a free workshop on Flower Essences at 2 p.m. in our Herbal Demonstration Garden. Drop in and check it out!

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Get Outside...

Celebrate BC Day

Sunday Kokanee Creek Park

Celebrate BC Day at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park on Sunday, July 31 with a day of special family activities. The events start in the morning with the long-standing and ever popular Jerry’s Rangers program which will feature a special BC Day adventure for kids in the Kokanee Creek forest. Meet at the Visitors’ Centre at 10:00 AM. A Sand Castle Contest will take place at 1 PM at the day area beach on the east side of the park.

The Celebration wraps up with Family Folk Dancing on the lawn near the playground. Heavy Shtetl, a five-piece Eastern European Roots band , will provide the music while Folk-fusion performer and dancer instructor Slava Doval leads the group through the steps. And for that extra energy needed for all that dancing, birthday cake will be served!

Kootenay Rhythm Dragon Boat Team

Wins Silver

Medal

Kootenay Rhythm Dragon Boat Club sent their senior team to Kelowna the weekend of July 9-10, 2011 for their Dragon Boat Festival. The team

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Bess

This festival was a good opportunity

Schuurman, Janet Stephenson, Mary

to challenge their skills and endur-

Walters, Lorna Maxwell, Willa Hors-

ance in preparation for the BC Senior

fall, Patty McMillan, Joan Tagami,

Games.

Pat Gibson, Dorothy Hatto (Steer-

up to the Games, they will work on

sperson),

further enhancing their focus and syn-

Pictured

are:

(back

Suzanne

row):

McPherson,

In the next month leading

Teo Nicholas, Cath Little (Coach).

ergy.

(bottom row): Vivian Baumgartner,

Boat competitions are being held at

The BC Senior Games Dragon

Mieke Nyst, Marlene Pozin, Shiela

Lakeside

Howard, Sandy Price, Linda Hoff-

Everyone is welcome to come out and

mann, Rebecca George (Captain),

cheer on the team. For more informa-

Judith Deon. (missing): Judi Evans,

tion see our website:

Pat Glackin.

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August

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a party-themed Thunderdome, with a full circle of raised dancing platforms and yet another PK Sound System to rattle your organs. Finally, the most visually astounding stage of them all; more lighted pathways bring you to the Fractal Forest. with a DJ platform set into 3 massive old growth cedar stumps, lasers and visuals hanging Salmo, BC from every tree, and Thursday, Aug. 5-Sunday, Aug. 8 a dirt-shaking sound system, the Fractal has to Continuing our Summer Festibe seen to be believed! val Guide, the largest and most During the Festival, Shamsuccessful one in our region is bhala becomes the largest city Shambhala. Its first outing in in the Kootenays. Just like a city, 1998 had 500 guests, local DJs, it needs sanitation, so garbage and a modest sound system; trucks and crews roll through the now Shambhala Music Festival site at least twice a day, as well has exponentially grown into an as service for hundreds of Portainternational sensation, sporting Potties and the shower facilities. six different stages, world-class Water is delivered throughout talent, 10,000 patrons and a staff the site via a system that pumps of 2000 or more! from the Salmo River, through Conceived by Jimmy Bundschuh, a filtration plant and back out his parents’ 500-acre cattle ranch through taps all over the farm. had plenty of space to expand on Factor in security, parking, medihis original idea. Every year the cal teams, ticketing......it’s quite cattle are corralled into a corner amazing how much planning and of the farm, as a small army of resources go into these four days! staff and volunteers transform Best of all, it is free of corpoeach unique area into a feast for rate sponsorship! It is completely the eyes and ears. The Living funded by ticket sales, so one Room (a.k.a. Beach Stage) is fesisn’t annoyingly bombarded by tooned with lanterns and seating Pepsi and XBox 360 all weekend areas, as well as the beach itself (Sasquatch Festival, I’m looking and tends to play down tempo at you. Again!) As a Shambhala DJs and live acts. Veteran (10 years!) I can easily The Rock Pit is the place to go vouch for it being truly one-of-afor rock and roll bands, decorated kind in the world. Great people, like a truck stop with a circus tent great music, amazing setting. It parked in front of it. The Labyrinth seems the secret the out - voted (formerly The Portal and/or Inna Number One Large Festival by Sanctum) has been changing over DJ taste makers Breakspoll, tithe years, their new stage manckets for this years event sold out ager combining spiritual flavours months in advance! Maybe I can of its past with conscious-minded get a Press Pass or something.... DJs and bands. The Pagoda features a huge Japanese themed stage, 3D visuals, massive PK ~Nelson From Nelson Sound System, 80 Watt laser cannon, and some of the biggest DJ names in the world. Winding your way through lit pathways through the trees, The Village is

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other famous names their first big break. With an impeccable Blues pedigree, he is the legendary.... John Mayall. Beginning a musical career in 1963, Mayall moved to swinging London and seems, in retrospect, to be the right man at the right time. American Blues was just catching on, and soon he had one of the most popular blues bands in the city. Joining the first incarnation of John Mayall And The Bluesbreakers was a young bass player named John McVie, the first of many famous players to cycle through the band. Two years later, Mayall recruited a hot young guitar named Eric Clapton, recorded Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton and the legend began. In the years previous and following, soon-to-be-household-

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ting ”long in the tooth”, Mayall shows no signs of slowing down; his latest, Tough, was released

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last year. The late performance sold out in a flash, but there might be tickets left for the 7:30 show. Don’t say I didn’t tell ya!

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A BC Day celebration means Finley’s is upgrading and resuming the Blues Festival Outdoor Stage for a performance of World Class Jazz Funk and World musicians billed as East Meets West. Comprised of master musician and educator Kai Eckardt from Garaj Mahal on the bass, Michael Paulo, who has been a mainstay in award-winning Jazz vocalist Al Jarreau’s band on sax, Peter Horvath who has toured worldwide with Afrocuban allstar member Arturo Sandoval, Lenny White and Randy Brecker performed with Oakland Symphony on keys and Paul Peress who has toured with Regina Belle, Moby and the B-52’s and has hailed as “a must see artist and master drummer” by the L.A. Times. Kai Eckhardt, who has played in Nelson on numberous occasions with independant album of the year winners Garaj Mahal, has also toured and recorded with artists like John McLaughlin, Trilok Gurtu, Billy Cobham, Stanley Clarke, Wayne Shorter, Zakir Hussain, Bela Fleck, Michael Franti, Karl Denson and Al DiMeola to name a few. This special show is priced to celebrate the day at only $10. Advanced tickets at Eddy’s Music. Paypal tickets and more infor can be found at: www.mountainthunderpresents.com

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and gets you to another level? I don’t think that’s ever conscious. When everyone else likes it, it’s a bonus. I don’t think what we do really fits into what a hit is considered anyways but I do know that a lot of people do enjoy what we do just like we do. As long as we’re proud of it that’s a hit to us. Also radio’s been really good to us, places like CBC, and community radio have really embraced our stuff and given it a chance to be up there with bands like Mumford & Sons and The Avett Brothers who are kind of in our world who are doing really great. So when bands like them do well it’s good for all of us.

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Chad Hansen of Quick Shot chats with Casey Elliott, vocalist/guitarist for Elliott Brood about show at SpiritBar, new album and cow bells. You guys have been known for bringing out bags of instruments at concerts like wood spoons; any cow bells in the bags? We don’t bring cow bells but people have brought their own recently. We bring pans and spoons, things that make a lot of noise to help with some of the songs and get the crowd involved but no, so far we haven’t brought cow bells but we don’t oppose to people bringing their own.

Has any audience ever gotten so off beat that you actually lose your place in the song? Oh ya, all the time. It all depends on how much people have been drinking. There have been a few times where we’ve gave them out a little early and it’s just been crazy but they are getting better at it. It’s so loud and so crazy and it’s hard to keep up to each other but it’s still a lot of fun.

You have been known to describe your sound as “death country” Can you explain exactly what that is? When we first started people were saying that we were blue grass and country and we didn’t feel like we really fit into that. I think Mark originally came up with the term dark country and it just kind

of made us stand out a bit. It’s a term that came up because we kept getting pigeon-holed into blue grass and real blue grass fans know that we aren’t that.

There aren’t a lot of bands that come from the alt country genre that admit to having metal influences but you guys put an incredible amount of distortion through your acoustic instruments. Have any audiences been scared by what you guys do? We may have scared away some older folks at times but I think most times people are intrigued by what they see. My favourite is when people see us for the first time and they see a banjo, an acoustic guitar and drum and it turns into something like a Nirvana song. People are caught off guard. This is just another thing, like everything else in this band that kind of happened by accident. I had this crappy Boss heavy metal petal from when I was young, we were just looking for different sounds and plugged the acoustic guitar into it and that’s when we started using amps.

New album still slated for September? Yep, September 27.

How much of that material is making current set lists? Most of it. We usually play our music before it gets on a record. We’ve been playing some of it for almost eight months now. We work them out on the road, play them live and figure out how we want to record them.

Did you try anything different this time around to capture the live show energy that you guys are really famous for? This record represents what we do live a little more. There is overdubs on the record but most songs are the three of us doing it in a take. It’s probably our most aggressive album by far. It’s the loudest for sure. It has our quietest song and our loudest song on it.

When you’re sitting down to get into the writing process, are there any thoughts about

You’ve been known to tell a lie or two, about the origins of the name Elliott Brood, what’s your favourite one to tell? We have variations of him being some kind of mass murderer back from the 1800s and that’s kind of the one we mostly use. There is no definitive one. We kind of ad lib as we go for people who really want to know the true story. The true story is so boring that we like to make it up. My favourite is saying that he is a sneaky kind of Jack the Ripper that no one has heard about so they go research it and can’t find anything about him.

Excited to be back in Nelson? We love playing in Nelson, we always have great shows there. The audiences just have such great energy. We can’t wait to see everone out banging pots and pans at SpiritBar! {laughs}

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Leo (July 23-Aug 22)

Aquarius (Jan. 21- Feb. 19)

You’re ready to take action and take over. Put your efforts into moneymaking ventures. You can make financial gains through your unique and creative approach to business. Your lucky day this week will be Monday.

Don’t be afraid to lay your cards on the table. Any contributions you make to organizations will enhance your reputation and bring you offers. Financial limitations are likely if you take risks. Your lucky day this week will be Saturday.

Virgo (Aug. 23 -Sept. 23)

Pisces (Feb. 20-Mar. 20)

You can make major gains professionally by completing projects on time. You need to start planning that vacation. Your charm will attract someone special. Your lucky day this week will be Wednesday.

Those you live with may be experiencing problems. You may want to try your hand at a little creative writing. You may find that lectures or travel will be highly successful. Your lucky day this week will be Tuesday.

Libra (Sept. 24 -Oct. 23)

Aries (Mar. 21- April 20)

If you want to make your mark, try to get involved in projects that will bring you some glory. You can expect the fur to fly on the home front. Now is a good time to ask for favors. Investments may not be as lucrative as you thought. Your lucky day this week will be Saturday.

You may want to plan physical activities that will help burn off some of their excess energy. Your determination may make you a little overbearing when dealing with others. You may have a problem with someone you live with. Your lucky day this week will be Saturday.

Scorpio (Oct. 24 - Nov. 22)

Taurus (Apr. 21- may 21)

Be careful how you deal with colleagues. Only offer to do the things you have time for. Luxury items will cost you more than you can truly afford. Your outgoing nature might work against you this week. Your lucky day this week will be Wednesday.

You may want to take another look at the investment you are about to make. Try not to get involved in other people’s problems. You will easily blow situations out of proportion. Your lucky day this week will be Monday

Sagittarius (Nov. 23 -Dec. 21)

Gemini (May 22-June 21)

You just hate waste, and when someone else costs you dearly you see red. You must deal with an emotional problem with your loved one. Refrain from arguing with your mate. Your lucky day this week will be Monday.

Be prepared to take care of the issues at hand. Be careful not to get involved in other people’s personal affairs. You should be getting into self-improvement projects. Your lucky day this week will be Tuesday.

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You can get a lot done if you get your hands on the right equipment. You could expand your circle of friends if you get involved in unusual activities. Your lucky day this week will be Wednesday. Your lucky day this week will be Monday.

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directories, and emigration indexes, and military records from colonial era to the last century. There are Jewish family history records from Eastern

The Eentsy Weentsy Spider Is alive and tickling at Nelson Library storytimes!

Europe and Russia, and there are Poor KIS Itza NDCC KCDS Waves A & W Library Finley's Subway Hip Drip Darwins 7-11 Gas Safeway Full Circle Rics Grill Grounded Shell Gas Bent Fork Thai Cafe Bogustown The Royal Eddy Music Oso Negro Jagannatha Whitewater Hume Hotel Waits News Pharmasave Vienna Cafe 6 mile Store Only Bakery Best Western Sheer Talent Dock N' Duck Max & Irmas Taghum Shell Youth Centre Sparkling Life Balfour Ferry French Bakery Panago pizza Co-Op Radio 5 Stuarts News KC Restaurant Main St Diner Jackson's Hole Thors Pizzaria Dominion Cafe Nelson Toyota Ripping Giraffe Save on Foods And professional Capitol Theatre Packrat Annies The Daily Grind Ellison's Market waiting rooms Kootenay Co-Op Nelson Carwash including Mountain Hound Kootenay Health chiropractors, Laundry in Plaza Kootenay Bakery dentists, The White House The White House doctors, New Grand Hotel Kings Restaurant Prestige Lakeside Canadian 2 For 1 etc. Nelson Box Office SideWinders Cafe Balfour Superette Tribute BoardShop Kokanee Park Store Husky Gas Station Dancing Bear Hostel Balfour Golf Course Chamber of Commerce John Ward Fine Coffee Balfour – Old World Bakery Java Garden(in the mall)

GET Your:

in any of those locations

And online:

www.kootenayquickshot.ca Page 10

Law Records from London. Add to that postcards, newsreels, and tombstone

A

12 Year Olds African

Adventure

Julie Schoch, a local 12 year old, departed Nelson July 17 to Africa keeping Quick Shot up to date on her weekly adventures... LONDON!! Today is our last day in London, England :( But I must say for the ladies reading my article: here in London they have some really hot guys! :) Today at 7:30 pm we are off to SOUTH AFRICA. Whoop whoop! But some interesting facts before we leave: there are over 22,0000 taxis just in London and we have been in, well let’s see, about 22 of them. And there are 38 colleges in Oxford to make up the whole university. So the other day, after we took one of the 22 taxis to Paddington Station, we saw this little Paddington Bear shop with a whole bunch of little post cards with Paddington bear waving an English flag and other items. The shop is owned by the author of the Paddington

stories. He lives just around the corner and often visits the shop. From Paddington station we went by train to Oxford. And in Oxford my mom rented a car and in England you drive on the other side of the road and oh no, I had to get in that car with my mom and risk my life to write this down so the people in Nelson could hear about it! We were driving and my mom decides to hit this truck parked on the wrong side of the road. Well, she just hit the mirror but I flinched and my mom goes “oh Julie, don’t freak out!” Her driving is scary even in Canada, so can you image what it was like for me!!! ~Julie Schoch


A Wacky World...

World’s Most Expensive Yacht

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Yukaflux For the Party Animals From the kitchen of Executive Chef, Jeromie Strom of Ric’s Grill.

Ingredients

1 large watermelon 26 oz of your favourite flavoured vodka

Method

Cut a small hole on one of the flat sides of the watermelon (save the plug). Slowly pour vodka into watermelon and replace the plug. Let “marinate” in fridge for 24 hours Slice watermelon and party... Believed to be the most expensive yacht in the world, the entire hull of the 100-foot History Supreme is wrapped in a thin layer of gold. In all, 100 tonnes of solid gold and platinum were used to bling this boat - on the deck, in the dining area, on the railings, the anchor and other accents. It was commissioned by an anonymous Malaysian business-

man, who reportedly paid about the equivalent of $4.6 billion. That works out to about $46 million per foot. The vessel, which took three years to build, is the handiwork of Stuart Hughes, a jeweller in Liverpool, U.K., who is known for his bespoke luxury items, like a diamond-wrapped iPhone worth about $7.7 million.

airies Pyja F e ma s Th It‛s TRUE~ We Are MOVING!

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This JULY We MOVE to

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Status Update:

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Just saw a guy using a payphone. I can only assume he’s being told where to deliver the ransom money.

formerly Lilikoi

Man tries to repair hernia

A 63-year-old California man tried to operate on his own hernia by cutting open his stomach with a six-inch butter knife, police said Tuesday. The man was apparently frustrated with the painful medical condition, and took matters into his own hands - alarming his wife, who immediately called 911. “She said her husband was trying to remove a hernia. He was frus-

with BUTTER knife

Be Fair.

Clothing Made in a Fair Trade Manner, Nepal.

trated,” said Sergeant Tom Lorenz of Glendale police, east of Los Angeles, after the incident Sunday. “Pending arrival of paramedics, he removed the butter knife himself,” he told AFP. The man was placed on a psychiatric hold. ~news.yahoo.com

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KC

Boomtown Sports Inc (BSI) not only makes great skis we also install gas or electric engines on bikes of your choice.

Thai, Sushi, Chinese

Huge selection to choose from or we can order the bike you want.

Restaurant

ily n da Ope , Sun 11-4 0 9-5:3 AFFORDABLE RECREATION

Sports trades are welcome Bike tune-ups from $20

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250-505-5055

Community Bulletin Board

103.5 The Bridge FM Presents

Full Listings at: www.kootenayquickshot.ca Send your community event announcement to: and we’ll help spread the word!

July28 7pm

info@kootenayquickshot.com Job Readiness Serving it Right or WHMIS Aug. 11, 12-4 p.m.

Summer Dance & Spanish Camp for Kids & Teenagers

Youth Employment Resource

gue while you learn to speak some

Centre - 608 Lake St, Nelson

spanish as well!

Job Readiness covers everything

Kids (4-10 yrs): August 15 til 19.

from ‘Amp Up Your Resume’, to

Teens (11-16 yrs): August 22 til 26.

‘Health & Safety in the Work-

9:30-12:00.

place’ and much more! Serving It

At The Moving Centre 533 Baker St.

Right or WHMIS free certification.

Cost: $150/ea. Discounts for family.

Contact Jesse on 250.352.5656

Certificate & CD with music included!

or workshops@yerc.ca

FMI contact Jen: 250.509.0633 or

Learn Salsa, BellyDance and Meren-

jen.mendizabal@gmail.com

www.kootenaysbestsinger.com

Capitol Theatre

Tickets $10

*Please bring a non-perishable food item

Positive Apparel Now Accepting Donations 721 Front Street, Nelson

Summer Teen Programs Nelson Library 3:30 - 5 p.m.

Now accepting all clean reusable

Movie Day August 3

clothing, shoes, purses, belts and

Crafternoon August 10

linen including sheets blankets

Writing Workshop August 17

and towels. There is no limit to

Drop In. Snacks & Prizes. FMI

amount or season as long as it is

jharris@nelson.ca or 352.8259

not ripped, stained or broken.

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