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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...

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...

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...

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...

Kamloops - Back To The Future

July
5
,
2016
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Organized by Image Masters, 20 local photographers got together for one day in the summer of 2014 and took a step back in history.  Their goal was to recreate and match the modern version of scenes originally captured over 100 years ago....

Worlds to behold through a sculptor's eyes

July
4
,
2016
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Often constructed from seemingly random, discarded or recycled objects, Jerry Pethick’s sculptural creations assume a life of their own, probing ideas about science, technology, consciousness and perception. These artworks are experimental...

Oh Canada! flies the flag, Don Cherry style

June
30
,
2016
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A lot of nature, a little nationalism and Don Cherry’s predilection for fat neckties are on show through Canada Day at Heritage House in Riverside Park. Inspiration for this year’s instalment of Oh Canada! — Kamloops Arts...

KAG show surveys B.C. artist's career

June
27
,
2016
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A B.C. artist whose work remains an inspiration to younger generations years after he died is the subject of Kamloops Art Gallery’s summer exhibition opening Saturday, July 2. Jerry Pethick: Shooting the Sun/Splitting the Pie was organized...

NewsKamloops Picture of the Week

June
12
,
2016
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Running from the North Shore over to TRU and east all the way through to Valleyview, local photographer Ed Hennan provided us with this unique and inclusive vista of Kamloops,  The POW will be taking a short summer break before...

KAC taps 'Great Canadian' way for donations

June
6
,
2016
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Kamloops Arts Council is counting on online donations through the Great Canadian Giving Challenge this month and every donated dollar counts, says executive director Kathy Sinclair. Every $1 contributed to a registered charity at www.CanadaHelps...