The Shop at Touchstones Nelson is hosting a Pre-Loved Sale and Show! There will be a unique collection of prints, original paintings, pen and ink illustrations and more! It is going to be a fun night to view art, find out what people have been hiding in their collections and perhaps purchase a […]

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News release from the Kootenay School of the Arts The next exhibition opening at the Kootenay Gallery of Art is one that celebrates contemporary craft and art created by 26 artists who teach and work at the Kootenay School of the Arts at Selkirk College in Nelson. The curriculum at the Kootenay School of the […]

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The next exhibition opening at the Kootenay Gallery of Art is one that celebrates contemporary craft and art created by 26 artists who teach and work at the Kootenay School of the Arts at Selkirk College in Nelson. The curriculum at the Kootenay School of the Arts includes four areas of study- Metal, Clay, Fibre, […]

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Kaslo sculptor BRENT BUKOWSKI recently got a B.C. Arts Council grant to create works in Kaslo and in Edinburgh, each with found metal and glass from both places. “It’s a full-circle exploration of materials,” says Brent whose main source of materials for his work over the the past few years has been the Kaslo dump. […]

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Trailer Park Boys duo, Randy and Mr. Lahey bring their stand-up to the Royal! We’re all excited for this one…it’s going to be an awesome night of comedy with two Canadian trailer park icons! You’re gonna laugh your ass off…don’t miss it! Tickets available online at www.liveattheroyal.com, Royal Espresso and Eddy Music for $15 or […]

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The Royal presents innovative acoustic guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke at the Capitol Theatre!   Kottke has been awarded two Grammy nominations, a Doctorate in Music Performance by the Peck School of Music at the U of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and he continues touring globally. Do not miss this guitar legend!  Tickets are $25 and are on sale now […]

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Brooke Wylie and the Coyotes will be heating up the Royal stage this Easter weekend! Brooke Wylie is a Calgary based singer songwriter, whose debut album “Heart On the Line” was recorded in November 2008.  Years of piano, violin and classical voice training, as well as a deep appreciation for Canadian roots music, have all […]

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Aaron Nazrul and the Boom Booms spend a tremendous amount of time on the road performing live…this is their art and they’re bringing it to the Royal! It’s a reggae, rock, afro, latin, soul, funk, folk thing you’ll want to experience. The Boom Booms are a brother and sisterhood as much as they are a […]

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Sunshine Drive delivers a hard-driving menu of Rock Classics, Blues, R&B, Funk, Reggae and Ska, along with their own originals and they are laying these down at the Royal!   Sunshine Drive delivers an experience of music and fun that’s guaranteed to please.  Tickets available at the door.  Show starts at 9:30pm.   

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Hot, young Canadian singer-songwriter, Matt Epp brings his Amorian experience to the Royal!  Matt claims Dylan and Jonathan Richman as two predominant influences.  While he is in their tradition of superb storytelling, he sounds and writes like neither.  He sounds like… Matt Epp. Matt is a deeply inspired artist playing songs from the soul.  His […]

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