A Perennial Favourite Mixed With A New Treasure

 December 12, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, Music, The Arts /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – The Kamloops Symphony presents a program that mixes a perennial favourite of the orchestral repertoire with a new treasure with Four Seasons Two Ways on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Sagebrush Theatre. Four Seasons Two Ways pairs Vivaldi’s beloved Baroque masterpiece The Four Seasons with American Four Seasons by contemporary American composer Philip Glass. Expanding on the tradition that grew from the Middle Ages of music “painting” in vocal music, Vivaldi’s Four Sea …


Beginning, established and youth TNRD artists wanted for Art Exposed Regional Exhibition

 December 7, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, The Arts /  No Comments

Entry deadline is Feb. 15, 2019 (or when 250 entries are received); exhibition runs March 8-16 Thompson Nicola Regional District — Residents of the TNRD practising visual art of any kind, and at any level, are encouraged to enter the Kamloops Arts Council’s 9th annual Art Exposed Regional Exhibition. The exhibit will run March 8-16, 2019 at the Kamloops Old Courthouse Cultural Centre. In this open, non-curated art show, all entered works (2D and 3D) will be displayed. Emerging and established a …


ELF Breaking All Records

 December 6, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, The Arts /  No Comments

The most sparkle-jolly-twinkle-jingley holiday spectacular is making people “Happy All the Time”! Elf–The Musical has broken box office records! There are still some great seats available, so don’t despair. But book right now, as they are going fast. Remember, this show runs through to Wednesday, December 12. Tonight, Wednesday, Dec. 5 – YAC WITH MAC & POST-SHOW CHAT Don’t forget, if you’re going tonight, to arrive early, at 6:30pm, to join us for a pre-show chat with Artistic Director James …


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 …


SMALL//works: a great big teeny tiny art show

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

a fundraiser for the Kamloops Arts Council November 23 – December 22, 2018 in the Kamloops Arts Council Main Gallery and Hallway at the Old Courthouse Cultural Centre Kamloops — Visual artists and artisans (2D & 3D) are invited to be a part of the Kamloops Arts Council (KAC)’s second annual SMALL//works small art show fundraiser. Last year, sales were brisk and art purchasers were amazed at the variety of artwork available at great prices This exhibition will be comprised of small, one-of-a …


Keishia Treber presents Kamloops Landscapes in the KAC Hall & Main Galleries

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

A unique art exhibition Oct. 10 – Nov. 3, 2018 at the Old Courthouse Cultural Centre Opening Reception: Wed. Oct. 10, 5-8 pm  Keishia Treber presents   Kamloops Landscapes  in the KAC Hall & Main Galleries    Painting the thick forests, brilliant sunsets, adorable animals, and mountains of Kamloops and my hometown bring happiness to my heart. Creating these artworks help to keep my cherished memories alive, bringing me closer to a more organic and humble self. We are so lucky to live where w …


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 …


Kamloops Symphony presents Our Canada: Forecasting the Canadian Wind

 September 13, 2018 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Kamloops, Music, The Arts /  No Comments

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – The Kamloops Symphony’s Chamber Music Series is now Chamber Music at The Rex, and is moving to a new home in The Rex Hall at 417 Seymour Street. The first performance for the 2018-19 season is Our Canada: Forecasting the Canadian Wind, on Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 pm, featuring the Ventos Wind Quintet. This concert is part of a series of coast-to-coast performances established by Wind Quintet International, celebrating the diversity of our land, people, and culture. Supported …


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 …



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