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Renowned storyteller visits library

September
22
,
2015
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Kamloops Library hosts a free event with one of North America’s most disarming storytellers, Ivan Coyote on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m.  Born and raised in  Whitehorse, Ivan is an award-winning author of eight collections...

Arts fest dazzles with creative fun

September
20
,
2015
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The weather was 50 shades of grey but Kamloops Children's Festival managed to colour it full of rainbows. Despite a blustery beginning to Saturday, the annual festival drew a few thousand children —parents and grandparents in tow...

Artist explores what makes city unique

September
17
,
2015
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A local artist and educator opens a show at Kamloops Art Gallery that investigates what makes the city distinct. In the exhibition Inherit, Revise, Repeat, Lea Bucknell’s new body of work observes, dissects and recognizes people's...

Peace amid the water lilies

August
26
,
2015
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For her exhibition Nympheas in the Wild, Kelly Perry has chosen the subject of water lilies found on hikes and journeys.  The most important lily she has found was at Johnny's Lake last summer, a lake where her youngest daughter...

Children’s fest includes free transit

August
19
,
2015
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Kamloops Children’s Festival turns sweet 16 this year, still bringing a host of kids activities and family entertainment to Riverside Park. The Kamloops Arts Council event  is set to returns on Saturday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.,...

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...

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...

Between form and function

July
18
,
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. ...

Artists come together for nature

June
25
,
2015
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ART — More than 40 local, regional and international visual artists, filmmakers and designers will display works inspired by nature and sustainability at an art festival Aug. 7-9. The first annual summer art festival — Midnight Sun 2015 — will be held at the Village Day Lodge and other venues at Sun Peaks. Sponsored by the Green Art Festival Association, the exhibit opens 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7 with live music. Various events including a wine tasting, silent auction, art sale and outdoor film screenings will be held through to the Sunday. For more information and tickets, go to greenartfestival.org. ...