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Think Canada 150 for photo submissions

September
6
,
2016
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The City once again invites resident photographers — or any resident with a cellphone — to submit their images to illustrate its annual calendar, which will carry a Canada 150 theme in 2017 to mark the sesquicentennial year. Sept. 30,...

Jazz violinists a not-so-well-known commodity

September
5
,
2016
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JAZZ VIOLINISTS are a fairly rare commodity and are usually not well known.  The best known was probably Stephane Grapelli, mainly because he played with Django Reinhardt in their Hot Club of France.  Stephane went...

Made in Italy is made in Kamloops

September
2
,
2016
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Director Daryl Cloran introduces Farren Timoteo, who plays multiple family members in Made in Italy. Anyone who remembers The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee from a few seasons ago isn’t likely to forget Charlito...

Artist aims to bring nature to life

September
2
,
2016
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Nature in all its infinite variety is the seed of inspiration for Nancy Donnithorne. A former Yukoner who has called Kamloops home for the past decade, Donnithorne presents an exhibition of her work, Through My Blue Eyes, from Sept. 7 to Oct. 1...

Volunteer fairs invite community ushers

August
31
,
2016
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With the curtain about to rise on its 2016-2017 season, Western Canada Theatre invites volunteers to join the house as ushers at stage shows. Volunteer fairs will be held Wednesday, Sept. 7, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 8, 4:30-5:30...

Music begins early with Sunrise program

August
30
,
2016
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Sally Arai, a longtime Kamloops Symphony musician, will be teaching a Sunrise program class this year as part of the Music for Young Children (MYC) classes at Kamloops Symphony Music School. The 10-week program—which begins Oct....

Museum show digs into cultural past

August
29
,
2016
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Re: Recording Chinese Histories, a locally commissioned historical project by artist Morris Lum, runs Sept. 9-Jan. 21, 2017, at Kamloops Museum. Lum, a Mississauga, Ont. based photographer, created the exhibition using photographs from Kamloops...

Season opens with disco-style comedy

August
29
,
2016
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Western Canada Theatre discos back to the stage with an Italian-accented comedy set, in of all places, Jasper, Alta. Written and performed by Farren Timoteo, Edmonton-based writer, actor and director, Made in Italy is in production for a run at...

Peter Collins bursary applications due

August
26
,
2016
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Students with a passion for music are encouraged to apply for the new Peter Collins Memorial Fund Bursary by the end of August. In memory of Peter Collins, a beloved music teacher and tenor singer, the bursary was recently created to assist...

Duo, dancers and Miner cap KHR season

August
24
,
2016
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Kamloops Heritage Railway is saving a little more steam for its last weekend of service this summer.  The fun begins Thursday, Aug. 25, 7 p.m. when the musical duo of Sabrina Weeks and Mike Hilliard entertain aboard the 2141 on its regular...