2 Powerful Films On Tonight & Tomorrow

 July 19, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment /  No Comments

For the July 19th and 20th (Friday-Saturday) weekend at the Paramount Theatre, The KFS will be screening two brand new films. Alan Eliott and Sydney Pollack’s moving documentary, Amazing Grace, featuring Aretha Franklin at the New Bethel Baptist Church, will screen at 6:30 pm, followed by Claire Denis’ extraordinary adventure mystery starring, High Life, starring Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche , André Benjamin and Mia Goth, will be shown at 6:45 pm. BUY TICKETS NOW!! Tickets will also be ava …


Family of 11 Embark on Faith-Filled Canadian Tour

 July 14, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment /  No Comments

Lakefield, ON, July 10, 2019 – Fiddles, keyboard, Irish whistle, accordion, bass, guitar, and step-dancing will all be a part of the dynamic, faith-filled shows on the upcoming tour by Rhythm and Grace, a Celtic-Gospel group comprised of Alex and Miriam Duketow and their nine talented children. From Ontario to BC, Rhythm and Grace will share their inspirational Celtic-Gospel and folk songs which capture stories of faith applied to everyday life. The tour will coincide with the release of their b …


New Interpretive Canoe Excursion Pairs Perfectly with Kamloops VIP Winery Visit

 July 10, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Tourism /  No Comments

Kamloops, BC  Three Kamloops tourism businesses – Moccasin Trails, DiVine Tours and Harper’s Trail Winery – have teamed up to launch a new interpretive tour.  The “Water to Wine Experience” embraces the area’s rich indigenous culture and is perfectly paired with a VIP wine tasting and patio picnic. “The South Thompson River serves as the lifeblood of Secwepemc Nation. It is a traditional waterway of the Tk’emlups people, which has served, and continues to serve as a connection to others and to M …


Midsommar from Ari Aster & JT LeRoy from Justin Kelly at the Paramount this Weekend

 July 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops /  No Comments

For the July 12th and 13th (Friday – Saturday) weekend at the Paramount Theatre, The KFS will be screening two new films that we’re sure everyone will love! Ari Aster’s brand new film, Midsommar, and Justin Kelly’s biography, J.T. Leroy. With the Kamloops Film Society at The Paramount Theatre, never having shown a horror film or a true story/ biography before, you won’t want to miss this! Check out the trailers and we guarantee you’ll want to see at least one of these amazing films! Buy Your Tic …


Sagebrush Theatre Repairs Underway Immediately

 June 24, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, The Arts /  No Comments

Kamloops, BC – School District 73, the City of Kamloops and Western Canada Theatre are pleased to announce that work will commence immediately on the repairs to the Sagebrush Theatre roof. Engineering work has now concluded and local contractor A&T Project Development Inc. will begin work immediately. A & T was chosen through BC Bid to complete the work. In February 2019, a cracked roof truss was discovered, during a routine technical inspection leading to the closure of the facility for urgentl …


Chimera Theatre Presents the Second Annual Hydra Performing Arts Festival

 April 23, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, The Arts /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS, BC – After the wildly successful inaugural festival last year, Chimera Theatre is excited to announce the second annual Hydra Festival of Performing Arts in partnership with Actors Workshop Theatre. Once again, we will be premiering a selection of twelve new works next month at the Actors Workshop Theatre. The Hydra Performing Arts Festival is a festival for theatre, dance, and music in Kamloops, BC. For our second year, we have an thrilling collection of new works by Kamloops artists …


Empire of the Son – The nationally acclaimed show comes to WCT

 April 11, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, The Arts /  No Comments

Up next at Western Canada Theatre is the not-to-be-missed Empire of the Son, a Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre production praised across the country by audiences and critics alike, as ‘beautiful’, ‘surprising’, ‘humorous’, ‘innovative’, and ‘touching’. Empire of the Son is the story of two generations of broadcasters, and the radio silence between them. As father and son, Akira and Tetsuro Shigematsu shared the same profession as public radio broadcasters. Each of them revelled in communicating …


BrewLoops Downtown Block Party featuring FireFit

 April 4, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, Music, Tourism /  No Comments

Kamloops BC – On May 25th & 26th BrewLoops Cultural Development Society will kick off the summer season with beer, food trucks, live music and a new collaboration featuring the 2019 Southern BC FireFit Regional Championships. “It’s not often that the average Joe gets to see firefighters in action,” says Tyson Andrykew, co-chair of BrewLoops Society, “and I think this is a wonderful opportunity for our community to see these highly trained athletes in action paired with some great craft beer. …


Join The Kamloops Symphony For An Evening Of Scintillating Virtuosity

 March 15, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, Music, The Arts /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – The Kamloops Symphony’s next concert is Virtuosic Piano, an evening of scintillating virtuosity, taking place on Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 pm. Due to the ongoing repairs to Sagebrush Theatre, this performance will be taking place in Oasis Church (formerly Calvary Temple) on Rogers Way. The first half of the concert features two Polish composers, Wojciech Kilar and Frederik Chopin. While Kilar may not be a household name like Chopin, his music has been included in many well-know …


Day 6: Synchronized Hilarity, Bright Eye Brews & Portman Pop

 March 13, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment /  No Comments

Halfway through its 10 days, the The 23rd Annual Kamloops Film Festivalkeeps on delivering engaging events and incredible films. Tonight, come for the laughs at 6pm with Sink or Swim, about a group of middle aged male amateur synchronized swimmers. Then stay for some free beer samples, courtesy of Bright Eye Brewing, and finish the night off with Natalie Portman at 9pm in Vox Lux, about a pop star making a tumultuous comeback. But first, if you’ve attended any films at the 2019 Kamloops Film Fes …



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