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'Find your new wine' and order it

April
8
,
2016
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Find Your New Wine is the theme of the 18th annual Kamloops Wine Festival, May 4-14. And if you happen to discover a special label at the grand finale — the consumer tasting that culminates the 10-day toast to the grape — you can now...

How to make a living from art

March
29
,
2016
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It’s a challenge that has bedevilled humanity for time immemorial — how to make a living as an artist. Four local visual artists will address this question at a Kamloops Arts Council (KAC) panel discussion on Thursday, April 7, at the...

Painters capture Wells Gray, 'en plein air'

March
18
,
2016
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They refer to themselves collectively as the Wells Gray Group, a pair of Kamloops artists who have spent two decades capturing the nuances and grandeur of the provincial park. Lloyd Bennett and Terry Thompson practice the tradition of “en...

Long Island Medium brings show to town

March
7
,
2016
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The woman known as the Long Island Medium is booked to appear June 8 at Sandman Centre. Theresa Caputo is the star and controversial public figure behind the hit show of the same name, Long Island Medium, now in its sixth season on TLC, The...

Art Exposed packs the Old Courthouse

March
6
,
2016
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The Old Courthouse Cultural Centre is in full session starting Friday, March 11, packed with 220 works by more than 140 artists in the region. Art Exposed, an all-ages exhibition and sale open to TNRD residents of all ages, runs until March...

Family Art Day is free at the gallery

February
18
,
2016
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This Saturday, Feb. 20, is Family Art Day at Kamloops Art Gallery, a chance to take in tours, workshops and other activities, all for free. The all-ages event runs from 1-3 p.m. and no registration is required. In the Central Galleries,...

They’re turning the town upside down

February
12
,
2016
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Artist Mike Yuhasz brings his Vanscura project to Kamloops next week, offering city tours as part of Midnight Sun Camera Obscura, Kamloops Art Gallery’s winter exhibition. Vanscura is described as a moving camera. Inside the van, four...

Kamloops Film Fest turns 20 with solid lineup

February
9
,
2016
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A diverse lineup of 20 exceptional new movies opens with an award-winning B.C. documentary Thursday, March 3, at the 20th annual Kamloops Film Festival. Picking which films to attend is often a challenge with the week-long cinematic blitz, more...

Utopia reflects equal parts light, dark

February
5
,
2016
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A brave new world dawns in Kamloops — an utterly transformed way of life on Earth —in an art exhibition that blends drawing, digital photography, modelling and collage. ...

Get creative with light at KAG this month

February
1
,
2016
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If there is a dominant theme on the calendar at Kamloops Art Gallery this month it has to be light. Properties of light figure prominently in the central exhibition of Midnight Sun Camera Obscura, in the tandem show Out of Sight and in the...