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Disordered in a darkened tunnel

September
15
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2016
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The historic institutional surroundings of Tranquille, with its underground corridors and vintage architecture, are once again the backdrop for a theatrical adventure. Tranquille Tunnel Theatre presents The Disordered Mind with an opening night...

Books & Brews revisits the classics

September
15
,
2016
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Books & Brews, a non-traditional book club for adults, resumes this fall with a variety of themes. Organized by the TNRD Library System, the club meets at various locations outside the library to discuss books while enjoying food and drinks....

Kids' art festival first, concert second

September
14
,
2016
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This will be a great weekend to be a kid in Kamloops. First comes Saturday’s 17th annual Kamloops Children’s Festival, then it's a Sunday concert at Sagebrush Theatre featuring Bobs & Lolo. The weather outlook is...

Art finds beauty and seduction in glitter

September
13
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2016
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Monica McGarry’s work uses pop culture, kitsch and humour to challenge how people perceive and engage with images in the world around them. A multi-disciplinary Kamloops artist, McGarry presents an exhibition entitled “Not quite sure...

Docu-drama casts light on assassination

September
12
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2016
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A French-Israeli film that retraces the final hours leading up to the final days of assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin has a free screening Frida, Sept. 16, at TRU. The Last Day, a critically acclaimed thriller by director Amos...

Cruise or choose with KAG lottery prize

September
9
,
2016
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The winner of Kamloops Art Gallery’s Luxury Vacation Lottery doesn’t have to take the $10,000 European river cruise. That’s the fresh twist in the fifth annual fundraiser with sales of the $100 tickets launched Friday. ...

TV series ‘a love letter to teachers’

September
8
,
2016
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This is High School, a CBC-TV documentary shot at South Kamloops secondary in April, starts airing Oct. 2, 8 p.m. The six-part series is set in a high school described as both extraordinary and ordinary, “where teachers, led by a passionate...

Sculpture much more than 'Swiss cheese'

September
7
,
2016
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Sigmund Freud might be impressed on first glance, though he’d no doubt want to give closer analysis to a newly installed sculpture adorning the Tournament Capital Centre. Freud’s Ceiling by B.C. artist Cameron Kerr is the City’s...

Ensemble plays outlaw blues, Greek style

September
7
,
2016
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They play the blues, Greek style. Named for the distinct genre of Greek music they bring to the stage, the Rembetika Hipsters perform at St. Andrew’s on the Square Saturday, Sept. 24. While their sound is Mediterannean, their origins are...

Guitar trio aims for No. 1 with four days to go

September
6
,
2016
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As a country-folk guitar trio, they’re very new, admits Chloe Beauchamp-Brisson, so new that most people in their home town have probably never heard of Bees and the Bare Bones. That doesn’t seem to have held back the Kamloops group...