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Art changes lives with Crossing Bridges

May
26
,
2016
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Taking an art workshop may seem a mere distraciton for a young person exploring their identity in a complex society, or an individual facing poverty, homelessness, abuse, substance use or mental illness, taking an art class may seem far out of reach...

Watoto Choir returns with message of love

May
24
,
2016
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Watoto Children’s Choir is touring Canada with a production called Oh What Love!, which stops in Kamloops on June 9 for a 7 p.m. performance at Calvary Community Church. Since 1994, the Watoto Children’s Choir tours the world annually...

Three B.C. artists visit to talk about work

May
11
,
2016
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Starting Saturday, May 14, Kamloops Art Gallery hosts a series of artist talks from three B.C.-based artists with works in the spring exhibition, Hugh Hanson Davidson: A Life in the Arts. Davidson never acquired works of art as an investment. His...

Striving to capture horses in all their glory

May
10
,
2016
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They used to be hitched up outside in the old days, but for three weeks this spring horses will fill Kamloops Arts Council's main gallery at the Old Courthouse. Artist Janice Jarvis of Jandana Ranch presents Horses: Impressions in Pastel...

It’s show tune time at The Smorgasbord

April
28
,
2016
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Cabaret-style dinner theatre takes over The Smorgasbord Restaurant on Saturday, April 30 with a show called Noel & Cole. The classical musical theatre production, devised and directed by Tom Kerr with musical accompaniment by Bonita Wiens,...

Group hosts permaculture film, talk

April
26
,
2016
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Kamloops Permaculture Group brings a documentary that speaks to a vision of sustainable and self-sufficient agricultural ecosystems to the big screen Wednesday, April 27, at TRU’s Alumni Theatre. The community group, which hosts this...

Mozart Festival Week caps KSO season

April
22
,
2016
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Kamloops Symphony ends its 2015/2016 season with a classical crescendo, a week-long, festival-style celebration of the genius of Mozart. The Mozart Festival runs Saturday, April 30, to Saturday, May 7, offering selections of the...

Anderson-Dargatz leads writing workshop

April
14
,
2016
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Novelist Gail Anderson-Dargatz will teach a writing workshop at Kamloops Library next Wednesday, April 20. The author of best-selling titles scubas The Cure for Death by Lightning and A Recipe for Bees will explain how to tackle the sometimes...

Back in the round for Joy of Jazz

April
14
,
2016
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It’s about music, young musicians and all that jazz. Music in the Round, a yearly fundraiser for Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music and TRU student awards, features The Joy of Jazz on Saturday, April 23, 7:30 p.m. in the Irving K....

Ladies and gents, draw on your creativity

April
11
,
2016
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Kamloops Art Gallery’s annual Art Duel, a fun and creative competition, is set for Thursday, April 14, 7-9 p.m. Local musician Rónan McGrath will set the mood while costumed contestants of all ages take turns climbing onstage to duel...