Read the new West Kootenay {vurb} for a chance to win an iPad

Send in your photos reading the new edition of {vurb} for a chance to win an iPad Mini. - Sam Van Schie photo
Send in your photos reading the new edition of {vurb} for a chance to win an iPad Mini.
— image credit: Sam Van Schie photo

The West Kootenay's new monthly entertainment guide, {vurb}, hit newsstands this month and we here at the Nelson Star want to see people reading it.

Until the end of June, the Star and our three sister papers in the West Kootenay are holding a contest asking readers to submit a photo of themselves with their nose in a copy of the new regional {vurb}.

The enter the contest, upload your photo at the Nelson Star contest page found at On June 30 we'll randomly select one of the entrants to win an iPad Mini.

{vurb} is printed monthly and distributed a businesses throughout the West Kootenay. In Nelson, you can find copies in hotel lobbies, downtown coffee shops, grocery and corner stores, as well as at the Capitol Theatre, Lokel Hair Studio, Nelson Box Office, Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce, Nelson Medical Clinic, Nelson Public Library, Nelson Trading Company, Pharmasave and The Music Store, among other locations.

This month's issue is the festival edition, featuring a two-page spread on the upcoming festival season. There's also coverage of local concerts, theatre performances and art gallery exhibits, as well as book and movie reviews, reports on new technology, food and drink columns, and an extensive monthly event calendar.

To keep in touch with {vurb} between issues, follow the newspaper on Twitter, @KootenayVurb, or go to

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