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Friday, Apr. 18, 2014 Vol. 4, No. 15
Inside this issue:
Nelson Mourns Loss see Police Report
at Expressions Cafe
see more page 3
Trio Voyage see more page 4
Whatâ€™s coming up at Expressions Cafe? see pages 9-10
Survey page 13: Should we be recording City Council?
Triple Book Launch
see page 15
Celebrate Poetry Month! See more page 5
Calendar of events see pages 7-8
Ellisonâ€™s Acoustic Season Finale
see more on page 3
Nelson Celebrates Ear th Day see more page 6
Free Classified listings see page 2 Fish Heads and Flowers see page 12
Friday, Apr. 18, 2014
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Clement & Kristina Burkhardt May 4, 11, 18, 25 5:30pm - 7:00pm at Finleys Have fun and feel competent by learning the basics of partner dancing: Connection, Rhythms, Lead&Follow, Improvisation. Preregister please: peteclement@gmail. com 250 551 0333 $45. Satisfaction guaranteed.
NELSON FOOD CUPBOARD
AGM on April 29th, 7pm at Nelson United Church, upstairs. Snacks served.
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One local owner. 94,000km. AWD, automatic, air/con, heated leather seats, large sunroof. Cruise. Alloys. Black/black. Extra clean. 250-3525045. $13,750. 2010 FORD FOCUS SE. Great condition. 35000 kms. Fuel efficient. Sports Appearance Package. $10,900. 250-3543630
2006 KTM 450XC, runs great, new tire, oil change, ready to ride. $3200 Rahm 250-304-4315
Pot of organic vegetables: Lakeside Park Greenhouse. Sunday April 27, 10-3.
HUNDREDS OF AVIATION magazines. Airpower, Wings and more Wayne 354-1586
Misc. for Sale
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dresses,skirts, etc. $1000. Glass studio over $20,000 raw glass $10,000. 250-505-5034
BEEKEEPING GEAR: HIVE CONFIDENTIAL Boxes, Honeycomb Frames. New
Mediation service. Helping people talk when tensions run high. NelsonGoodNeighbour.com
Administrative assistant for Expressions and the Express. See ad on page 4
Lost & Found
LOST CANON DSLR camera near Nelson Safeway on April 5. Reward. Rachel 250-505-1115. Thank you.
Misc. for Sale
FREEZERS: CHEST 9CUFT,
$80; upright 11cuft $380. Portapotti “Curve” brand new, $120. call Tobias 250-352-2338 email tfjenny@telus. net METAL DECK RAILING, approximately 40 feet including stair rail. Reasonable Offers. 250-359-7933
BISSELL BAGLESS CANISTER Vacuum used 6x $30. 100 VHS action tapes $30. all, 250-505-5034 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Friday, Apr. 18, 2014
DJ Volpix at Expressions Thursday, Apr. 24, 7:30 p.m. Expressions Cafe, 554 Ward St
SEASON FINALE at Ellisons
Wednesday, Apr. 30, 7-10 p.m. John Ward Fine Coffee. $10 cover at the door
Saturday, Apr.19, 1-3 p.m. 523 Front St.
VooDoo Trio photo submitted
Rhys aka DJ Volpix
The night will be exciting, as it will be like wheels in motion. There will be 2 sets with a short break in between. The first set will include Reggae and African music. The second set will include foreign music to the orchestrated sequencing of songs broken down then remixed. The evening will have an organic feel to it and will give dimensions of poetry in motion. This music has a high momentum and will take you to the next level of intelligence and dance Rhys loves to re-create music as he adds something special to what he performs. He loves to entertain and keep everyone happy and dancing while they have a good time. Being a DJ is a love of Rhys,â€™ and he wants to bring the music to the community. https://www.facebook.com/volpixdj https://www.facebook.com/ events/1425944260988095/
Alex Hauka (left; cello), Steven Beddall (centre; frontman, vocals, guitar), Missy Cross (right, vocals)
Ellisonâ€™s Cafe Acoustic Unplugged Sessions is hosting their Season Finale The Wooden Horsemen features Special with Shona Rae and the some of Vancouverâ€™s finest musicians, VooDoo Trio from Calgary. Theyâ€™re composed of two exincluding cellist Alex Hauka, singer Nelsonites (Shona and Herb) and perMissy Cross and front man/singer/ form a mixture of original Shona Rae guitarist Steven Beddall. This spring Wooden Horseman will compositions (think rockabilly, country, embark on a journey that will undoubt- rock & blues) along with an eclectic edly leave itâ€™s mark on Canadaâ€™s indie mix of covers including interpretation of music scene, and strengthen the cre- country and blues standards as well as ative energy of a band that is quickly contemporary artists on the fringe. amassing a devoted following. P Herb Sawatzkyâ€™s guitar has sounds Please visit of surf, rockabilly and roots rock and woodenhorsemanmusic.com building community since 1988 roll. https://www.facebook.com/ Laurie Fuhr has been a fixture on events/618221208257624/ the Calgary music community having been part of many groups. She is bringing her upright bass and will perSubmit your form some of her originals on guitar. https://www.facebook.com/pages/ calendar events at Ellisons-Cafe-Acoustic-Unpluggedhttps://secure.awe-hosting.com/express-secure/calendar.html Sessions/134317453293369
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Friday, Apr. 18, 2014
Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert
Monday, Apr. 28, 7:30 p.m. at St. Saviour’s Pro-Cathedral $15 Selkirk Pro-Musica finishes off a successful concert season with the local ensemble Trio Voyage, an acoustic trio that explores music from many different corners of the globe. The trio plays traditional music rich in diversity as well as their own, “world inspired” compositions. Improvisation plays a prominent role in the repertoire of the group as the performers freely interpret music from around the world, making each performance a unique experience for the listeners and performers alike. Guest vocalist Laura Landsberg will also join in. Tickets are $15 and available at Otter Books and at the door. submitted by Selkirk Pro-Musica
The Galena Trio
Saturday, Apr. 19, 7 p.m. 402 Victoria Street Come on down to the Legion Hall in Nelson for an Old-Time Hootenanny! It’s a community dance and social with live music, called dances, and a licensed bar. No experience necessary! Live dance music by the old-time band The Forget Me Knots, and calling by David Feldman and Friends. Then dance and mingle sets later in the evening by The Honky Tonk Heros and Kenny Konrad and Old Blind Crow. This is a fundraiser for the NimbleFingers Bluegrass and OldTime Music Workshop Bursary Fund. The workshop is in Sorrento in August, but the directors, Craig Korth and Julie Kerr, live in Nelson. For more info: www.nimblefingers.ca
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Saturday, Apr. 19 at 8 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre The Nelson Overture Concerts Society presents The Galena Trio, consisting of Nelson clarinetist, Nicola Everton, pianist Susanne RubergGordon and cellist Johanne Perron. Tickets are $14 for students and $24 for adults and are available by calling 250-352-6363 or at: www.capitoltheatre.bc.ca
Nelson Youth Theatre: Greaze
Thursday, Apr. 24. Doors at 7 p.m. Capitol Theatre Singing, dancing, T-birds, Pink Ladies and old Rydell will all be there. This show will have you singing and dancing in your seat. For tickets and information go to www.capitoltheatre.bc.ca
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QuickLinks: Economics of Poverty
Friday, Apr. 18, 2014
Wednesday, Apr. 30, 5:30-7 p.m. Touchstones Nelson, 502 Vernon St Guest Speaker: Alan Mason, Director of Community Economic Development, Revelstoke In 2012 Revelstoke became the first community in the Columbia Basin to enact a poverty reduction strategy. Alan Mason shares his perspective on how the strategy supports local economic health. Wine and cheese to follow. Admission by donation. For more information: spannelson.ca email@example.com
The Disease-Free Revolution
Book Launch Triple-Header
New coordinator for mediation
Friday, Apr. 25, 7:30 pm Oxygen Art Centre, 320 Vernon St. (on alley)
The Nelson Good Neighbour Program has hired coordinator Tamara Smith. The program began in 2012 has seen a lot of action in the past two years, mediating conflicts ranging from neighbourly disputes, to roommate conflicts, to workplace situations. Smith says,”I am excited to be working with dedicated and skilled community volunteers that help neighbours do just that. And they do it for free!” For more information: www.NelsonGoodNeighbour.com
Regina poet Bruce Rice
Regina poet Bruce Rice will be launching The Trouble With Beauty, which responds to the landscapes of western features photos of Saskatchewan’s prairies and hills by Dennis Evans. Winlaw poet Tom Wayman will be launching two volumes of selected poems released last month: The Order in Which We Do Things and Built to Take It: Selected Poems 1996-2013. The poets’ appearance, part of Oxygen’s Presentation Series, is free ($5 donation appreciated) and open to the public. For more info: www.oxygenartcentre.org
Award winning local author Ron Garner has released his exposé of the ‘Sickness Industry’ in his e-book and soon to be paperback ‘The DiseaseFree Revolution’. Aiming to help people escape “the disease trap”, Garner paints a damning portrait of the conventional health care system and the ways in which pharmaceutical companies are encouraged to keep people sick and dependent on medicine. Covering topics like, “Why We Get Sick” and “Building a Healthy Body”, the book also offers personal Food Cupboard AGM stories of transformation from readers who have had their lives changed by Tuesday, Apr. 29, 7p.m. at Nelson following Garner’s program. United Church, upstairs The e-book is now available on Join the Nelson Food Cupboard Amazon. for their Annual General meeting. submitted by Ron Garner Snacks will be served.
MLA Office Grand Opening
Thursday Apr. 24, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at 433 Josephine St. Nelson MLA Michelle Mungall invites everyone to join her at the Grand Opening of her new accessible Community Office in Nelson. Get to know the services at your MLA’s office, enjoy some cake and show us your favourite Kootenay spot on the Nelson-Creston map. submitted by Michelle Mungall
Scholarships Announced Deadline for applications Apr. 30 The Kootenay Co-op $1,000 Members’ Scholarship offers financial support to an active Kootenay Coop member, or the child of an active member, to attend an accredited post secondary institution. The Yes! Camp is an exceptional cooperative learning opportunity, offering training in the areas of selfawareness, co-operation, communication, global awareness, environmental sustainability and leadership. The Coop’s $650 Yes! Camp Scholarship offers financial support to the child of an active Co-op member, aged 14-17, to attend. For more information: www.theyes.ca. Application forms and more information is available at Customer Service and online in the Community Giving section of www.kootenay.coop
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