Kamloops Symphony Director of 29 Years Saying Farewell

 January 22, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, News /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – The Board of Directors of the Kamloops Symphony Society are announcing that Kathy Humphreys, Executive Director of the KSO, will be leaving her position June 30, 2019. She has had an unprecedented career of almost thirty years at the helm of a Canadian orchestra and the Kamloops arts community has benefited immensely from her passion, experience and knowledge. She is looking forward to working with the new Executive Director to share her knowledge and experience during the comin …


“Meet My Sister” Turns Sibling Rivalry into Revelry

 January 16, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, News /  No Comments

Western Canada Theatre turns up the comedic heat to blast off the winter blues with the world premiere of Meet My Sister, by Bonnie Green, playing January 24 to February 2 at Sagebrush Theatre, in a co-production with Theatre Northwest. Meet My Sister explores with humour the relationship between two very different sisters – one a Kamloopsian – when they meet at their childhood home to pack their cantankerous mother off to a retirement community. In an already fraught situation, an old high scho …


A New Vision for a Performing Arts Centre in Kamloops

 January 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Entertainment, Kamloops, Music, The Arts /  No Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2HpzvQKB-U January 8, 2019 – Kamloops, BC: A delegation led by Mr. Ron Fawcett of Kamloops presented a new vision for a Performing Arts Centre in downtown Kamloops to a full house at City Council today. Located on the former Kamloops Daily News site, at 393 Seymour St., the city’s investment for this new Performing Arts Centre is costed at around $70 million dollars which includes Ron & Rae Fawcett’s $8-$10 million personal donation of the Telus Annex buildin …


Revel in the music of one of the most famous composers of all time

 January 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, Music, The Arts /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – The Kamloops Symphony is presenting The Genius Of Beethoven, a concert with music from one of the most famous and influential composers of all time, on Saturday, February 9 at 7:30 pm in Sagebrush Theatre. The Genius Of Beethoven features two works by the master composer; his Violin Concerto, widely acclaimed as one of the greatest violin concertos of all time, and his Symphony No. 8, regarded as one of the shortest, weirdest, and most compelling symphonies of the 19th century. …


BC Wildlife Park’s Wildlights

 December 17, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, Tourism /  No Comments

From December 14 until January 6, bring the whole family out to enjoy over 650,000 lights, interactive displays and light sculptures at the 21st annual Wildlights presented by the BC Wildlife Park along with Cascades Casino Kamloops. New this year is the Canadian Tire Kamloops Holiday Gazebo, bright lights train tunnel, and more lights than ever! Other highlights include a cookie baking contest (December 15 & 16 only), Scrooge’s Scavenger Hunt, the Nutcracker Maze; and family favorites inclu …


Ring In The Festive Season – Christmas With The KSO

 November 17, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, The Arts /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – The Kamloops Symphony invites you to join them at their annual celebration of the festive season, Christmas with the KSO. There are two performances of this classic holiday concert; Saturday, December 15 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 pm, in the Sagebrush Theatre. Christmas with the KSO features heartwarming melodies that are sure to delight the whole family. Highlights include seasonal favourites such as selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, and Rimsky Kors …


Sing Along with the Sound of Music Fundraiser for the KSO Society

 October 4, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, The Arts /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – Calling all Nuns, Goat herders, Hills, Alps, Baronesses, Brown Paper Packages Tied up with String or any of your favorite things! The Kamloops Symphony presents “Sing Along Sound of Music” on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Landmark Cinemas Paramount Theatre at 503 Victoria Street. This is your chance to sing along to the most successful movie musical of all time. This is one of the funniest, most liberating nights out you will have for a long time. “Sing Along Soun …


VIMY: The story of courage, romance and sacrifice

 October 4, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, The Arts /  No Comments

VIMY: The story of courage, romance and sacrifice The heroism, horror and complexities of the First World War are brought to vibrant life in Western Canada Theatre’s production of the moving and striking drama Vimy, playing October 11 to 20 at Sagebrush Theatre. This remarkable story of courage, romance, and sacrifice follows a group of Canadian soldiers convalescing in a field hospital after the grueling Battle of Vimy Ridge in 1917. The soldiers battle with their memories, as a young nurse fro …


Headline Acts, Art Booths & More at Children’s Arts Festival, Sept. 14 & 15

 September 12, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, News, The Arts, Tourism /  No Comments

There is a hero inside every kid. Join us at the 19th annual Kamloops Children’s Arts Festival on September 14-15. The theme of this year’s festival is “Superheroes” with a goal of inspiring the little heroes in your life. Wear a costume — creativity and heroic adventures await! The Festival gives all children in the Kamloops area, ages 2 and up, the chance to try out different art forms. Unlike the majority of kids’ festivals in the province, thanks to sponsors and supporters, the Kamloops eve …


You’ve Broken in, But Now Can You Escape from PADOVA?

 September 7, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Entertainment, Kamloops, Tourism /  No Comments

Tranquille Tunnel Theatre is proud to present their first-ever Tunnel Escape production (and the only of its kind in Canada!) in partnership with Chimera Theatre: Escape From Padova by Andrew G. Cooper and Dan Ondang. The abandoned sanitorium outside of town has just been purchased and they’re now calling it Padova City. You heard that there’s something strange about the new owner and wanted to check it out for yourself. Late one night, you find an entrance to the tunnels under the deserted faci …



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