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Giant camera to be built on beach

January
29
,
2016
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The Thompson River will be viewed from a different perspective Saturday — upside down. TRU visual arts professor Donald Lawrence invites the public to join him for a workshop on Riverside beach called Low-River Camera Obscura. ...

Workshops blend art, science, history

January
26
,
2016
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Art studio workshops for children and youth at Kamloops Art Gallery this winter will combine science, history and art. The after-school programs, beginning Feb. 2 and continuing into March, will engage participants in interactive gallery tours...

Artists envision a new urban life

January
22
,
2016
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With their upcoming exhibition, Utopia, a pair of Kamloops artists envision a future when people might create a new way of urban life. Tangie Genshorek and Cameron MacQuarrie invite the public imagine with them. Utopia runs from Friday, Feb. 5,...

Barnhartvale artist creates Mayor's Award

January
13
,
2016
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Local artist Dennis Cound has been commissioned to design and create the Mayor’s Award for the Arts that will be given out in three categories at this year’s Mayor’s Gala. Cound began working on the design for the award by...

KAG ventures to land of the midnight sun

January
6
,
2016
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Art and science, culture and wilderness meet at the crossroads of a Kamloops Art Gallery winter exhibition, the brainchild of a TRU professor. Midnight Sun Camera Obscura, which runs Jan. 16-March 19, is based on an artistic and research...

All artists invited to enter work in Art Exposed

December
14
,
2015
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Kamloops Arts Council extends a wide-open invitation to area residents for its sixth annual Art Exposed. Art Exposed gives the public a chance to view and purchase local artwork of many different types, including paintings, drawings, sculpture,...

Four groups receive B.C. Arts Council funds

December
2
,
2015
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Four leading arts organizations in Kamloops are receiving B.C. Arts Council grants totalling $79,950. The funding comes from a record-high $24 million the B.C. Arts Council received from the B.C. government to support artists, arts activities and...

2015 a busy year for film in region

November
25
,
2015
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This has been a blockbuster year of sorts for film and TV production in the TNRD. “We’ve had one of our busiest years ever in terms of people coming here,” said Vicci Weller, film commissioner. “We had 17 groups of...

Lighten up, get creative with light

November
24
,
2015
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Two arts events are sure to lighten up the night later this week. Kamloops Arts Council invites all to the Lumière Lantern Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Art in the Dark, a black light party/fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 28. KAC's...

Mystery surrounds Mayor's Gala for the Arts

November
20
,
2015
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Mystery is in the air but there is no longer any mystery surrounding the nominees for the ninth annual Mayor’s Gala for the Arts. The City’s three leading arts organizations jointly announced the theme and nominees for the Jan. 30,...