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Arts award must be creative and durable

August
13
,
2015
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Whoever wants the honour of designing the awards for next year's Mayor's Awards for the Arts will need to take a practical as well as artistic approach — they've to be strong and light as well as creative. Artists wanting to put...

Art examines psychological health

August
11
,
2015
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They want a piece of your mind. Kamloops Arts Council and the B.C. Psychological Association invited submissions of artwork from the community for an exhibition called Piece of Mind. Piece of Mind is the local installation of a national...

ALL THAT JAZZ — A treasure trove of music

August
7
,
2015
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HELLO EVERYONE, this is Richmond and all that jazz.  It’s been a long time since I’ve said that, like 32 years!  Wow, how time flies.  So many things have changed since 1982, that’s the last time that RAATJ was on...

Impressions of the elements

August
6
,
2015
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  Kamloops Printmakers Society holds a closing reception for Earth, Fire and Water on Saturday, Aug. 22, 5-7 p.m. in the KAC main gallery of The Old Courthouse. Three classical elements, seven artists and a variety of print-based media...

August at Music in the Park

August
4
,
2015
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Check out the schedule of nightly free performances starting at 7 p.m. at the Rotary Bandshell in Riverside Park. ...

August Highlights Family Fun

August
3
,
2015
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Hot Nite in the City Friday, Aug. 7-Sunday, Aug. 9 The 21st annual Hot Nite In the City Show ’n’ Shine is set to take over a dozen blocks of Victoria Street for three days of motor mania. Don’t forget, there’s a Poker...

'Thanks, Mom’

July
30
,
2015
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A rainstorm set in as John Fogerty and band came back on stage with Bad Moon Rising and Proud Mary on Saturday night, all fitting encores after an unbroken 21/2-hour set of CCR.   ...

Between form and function

July
18
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2015
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Houdini-like, Mi’kmaw performance artist Ursula Johnson was nonchalantly weaving her work in a corner of Kamloops Art Gallery, gradually encasing herself in a basket fashioned from split ash. You could tell that she had done this before. ...

Shakespeare unmasked in the park

July
17
,
2015
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I mean, for goodness’ sake (from Henry VIII), give the devil his due (from Henry IV).   ...

Warming up for Music in the Park

June
27
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2015
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Music in the Park kicks off for another year on July 1, showcasing a variety of artists in 62 evenings of free performances through to Aug. 31. ...