Monthly Archives: March 2013

Spoken Word and Slam Poetry course at Oxygen Art Centre

Spoken Word and Slam Poetry course at Oxygen Art Centre Nelson’s very own Slam Poets Elena Banfield and Will Klatte, will be joining forces to offer a new Spoken Word and Slam Poetry course at Oxygen beginning April 8th and running … Continue reading

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Stretcher Making and Canvas Preparation Workshop at Touchstones Nelson

Stretcher Making and Canvas Preparation Workshop at Touchstones Nelson  Date: 6:30-8:30 pm, Thursday March 28th Location:        Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History 502 Vernon Street, Nelson Are you a painter? Want to learn how to stretch your own canvases? … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors/ArtsBC President

Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors/ArtsBC President Nomination deadline Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Do you believe that arts councils and arts organizations are critical for community cultural development? Are you interested in connecting with like-minded people, developing networks, … Continue reading

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Art Gallery of Golden – Hic et Ubique: Here and Everywhere

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The Abundant Not-for-Profit

The Abundant Not-for-Profit. It’s not an oxymoron. Really. Many non-profit organizations are talking about a “crisis in volunteerism” and how there’s not enough money to go around.  Those in search of a different perspective should take note of the upcoming … Continue reading

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Touchstones Nelson Docent Training

Docent Training Program at Touchstones Nelson Dates: Friday mornings from 10:30 to 12:30, April 5 to April 26 Location:        Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History 502 Vernon Street, Nelson Share your love of history and art by becoming a docent … Continue reading

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Live Kicks presents Mis Hermanas

COMING Sat. April 13 to the Golden Civic Centre Mis Hermanas, subtitled Thicker Than Water, My Sisters and I, is an utterly unique blend of live flamenco dance and music with aspects of theatre and storytelling. Seven dancers and four musicians … Continue reading

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Studio Connexion Gallery 2013 Line-up – Nakusp

By tradition, Studio Connexion Gallery is opening its doors on May long week-end: Friday May 17th. The 2013 season is starting with an exhibition of amazing charcoal and graphite drawings  by Nakusp artist Debra Rushfeld formally from Calgary. Debra is … Continue reading

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Craft Council of BC News

Standards of Quality JuryCraft Council of BC DATE: April 15, 2012 LOCATION: Craft Council Offices  If you are interested in submitting work to the Standards of Quality Jury please review the guidelines which can be found here. It is important to read this information … Continue reading

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Live Performances in Trail

Trail & District Arts Council presents Thursday, March 21, 7:30 pm                                             MURIEL GRIFFITHS ROOM Winter Cabaret presents TANGERINE SWING ·       The Nelson group, which includes Diane Ermacora on piano and vocals, bassist Michael Mayrhoffer and drummer, Eric  Johnson performs … Continue reading

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OXYGEN – LAUNCH – CASSIE BEEACHAM’S THE MODERN WORLD

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY AT NELSON’S OXYGEN ART CENTRE FEATURES LAUNCH OF NELSON SHORT STORY WRITER CASSIE BEEACHAM’S THE MODERN WORLD, MARCH 8 AT 7:30 P.M.              To mark International Women’s Day, Nelson’s Oxygen Art Centre will … Continue reading

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Arts Advocacy Links

Arts advocacy info from the Guardian Cultural Professionals Network: Arts funding and cultural capital – let them eat buildings What’s a shiny new arts facility without the artist or art to fill it? http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture-professionals-network/culture-professionals-blog/2013/feb/11/ace-capital-arts-funding-response?CMP=  Smaller arts festivals: what is the … Continue reading

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Strong Nonprofits

Strong Financial Management = Strong Nonprofits Just like for-profit businesses, not-for-profits – including after-school organizations – need sound financial management to ensure they can deliver the best services possible. Launched today,StrongNonprofits.org (a Wallace Foundation Web site) provides users who want to … Continue reading

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