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Nominate an artist for mayor's award

July
19
,
2016
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The Mayor’s Awards for the Arts committee is accepting nominations for the annual honours that recognize and celebrate artists and Arts supporters in Kamloops and the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD). In 2017, awards will be...

Players take audiences on four adventures

July
15
,
2016
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A perennial part of summer fun in the city, the Rivertown Players are back at it, this season with four different plays, each one written by a different cast member. The troupe, often providing summer employment for theatre students, is organized...

Project X, Chimera agree to merger

July
14
,
2016
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Two of the city’s most prominent theatre groups have agreed to combine their talents. Project X Theatre will merge this fall with Chimera Theatre to form a single company with a new name yet to be determined. Formed more than a decade...

Music in Park benefit adds food trucks

July
14
,
2016
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Great tunes, food trucks and free ice cream add up to a memorable night out for the family at the Midsummer Music Jam in Riverside Park. On Tuesday, July 26, BCLC and the City of Kamloops bring back the free night of entertainment at Music in the...

Taking a closer look at historic St. Joseph's

July
13
,
2016
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A chance to learn more about one of Kamloops’ oldest churches comes with a special run of the 2141 this Saturday, July 16. Kamloops Heritage Railway and Tk’emlups First Nation host a guided visit to St. Joseph’s Church, a new...

Interior Authors recognize local writing

July
11
,
2016
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Janet Miller of Kamloops and Virginia Laveau of Barriere received the first-ever Dr. Robert and Elma Schemenauer Writing Awards at the Interior Authors Group summer social held at Chartwell Ridgepointe over the weekend. Miller won in the category...

ALL THAT JAZZ - Django Reinhardt

July
9
,
2016
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WE'RE STAYING with the guitar this week, only a completely different style than last week.  Many of you, especially the younger set, will not have heard of Django Reinhardt — he was a self taught Gypsy from France...

Art instructors behind dual exhibitions

July
8
,
2016
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Eclectic, eccentric and discarded. Those are some of the theme prominent in two side-by-side art exhibitions opening Wednesday in the KAC Main Gallery at the Old Courthouse. Una Connor's Eclectic Eccentric: Interesting and interactive art...

Oz and Munsch a marriage made at X Fest

July
7
,
2016
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Between the yellow brick road and one of Canada’s premier storytellers, there’s sure to be some stage magic under the trees in Prince Charles Park starting Monday, July 11. It’s X Fest time again, this year featuring in...

Species At Risk tour packs a lot into trailer

July
6
,
2016
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There will be a lot packed into a little trailer at Kamloops Farmers Market this weekend — B.C.’s rich biodiversity and what can be done to protect it. Species At Risk, a touring exhibition-in-a-trailer from the Royal B.C. Museum,...