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Fear No Art opens Wednesday

August
8
,
2016
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Fear No Art is the name of a joint art exhibition featuring work by two well-known Kamloops artists. Within their distinctive practices, Garry Davies and Maureen Light have certainly lived up to that admonishment. The couple’s collection of...

‘Boy, did we get talent’

August
5
,
2016
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A seasoned artist, administrator, educator and self-described Alberta boy, James MacDonald stepped up to the lectern Friday as Western Canada Theatre’s new artistic director. MacDonald was chosen from 22 candidates across the country who...

Sun Peaks to host ‘best show on snow’

August
4
,
2016
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Europe’s largest and most popular snow and music festival, Snowbombing, has a date next spring with Sun Peaks. The award-winning event is known as one of the world’s most unique festival experiences, infusing a snow sports vacation...

Chamber recital celebrates Gallic greats

August
3
,
2016
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Gallic greats — French composers of the Romantic and 20th century periods — will be heard Saturday at a City-sponsored concert by the Chamber Musicians of Kamloops. Two distinguished local musicians, Cvetozar Vutev and Naomi Cloutier,...

Hockey enforcer film finally ready

August
2
,
2016
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By WAYNE MOORE It's been eight years of battles, eight years of waiting, but Adam Scorgie's baby is ready to be delivered. Kelowna-born documentary producer and co-creator Adam Scorgie is finally set to release 'Ice Guardians',...

Up to 1,000 dancers expected for powwow

July
28
,
2016
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Dancers and their families from across Western Canada and the U.S. have begun arriving at the Kamloopa Pow-Wow grounds for the 37th annual event, one of the largest on the North American powwow circuit. Veronica Seymour, one of the event’s...

KAG campers shoot for the stars

July
26
,
2016
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Inventors young and wild are learning about rocket ship construction, not at NASA but at Kamloops Art Gallery this summer. The creative fun is part of summer art camps that continue until Aug. 19 at the gallery as it plays off its summer...

ALL THAT JAZZ - Trombonist Turk Murphy

July
24
,
2016
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A TROMBONE PLAYER for you this week, a guy who was as mainstay of New Orleans jazz on the West Coast for many years.  His name is Turk Murphy, an old-school musician, a little rough around the edges, with a gruff sound,...

Riverside turns into 'Poké-stop' central

July
22
,
2016
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There may be another up side to the Pokémon Go craze — Pokémon Go tourism. Even before the release of the location-based, augmented reality game, Pokemon fans were reaching for their mobile devices and roaming about, hunting...

KAG provides pass to world of painting

July
21
,
2016
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For all those who’ve always wanted to pick up a brush but never found the time to pursue painting, here’s your chance. Kamloops Art Gallery offers Painting 101, the basics of acrylic painting, taught by local artist and educator...