NIGHTCLUP TWO-STEP and rumba classes starts tonight and run for five consecutive Fridays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Don’t miss this chance to learn a couple of beautiful social dances. Phone Maureen at 250-374-7898 or email email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
SABRINA WEEKS plays Chances Barside Lounge and Grill from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. No cover.
NELLY FURTADO’S The Spirit Indestructible Tour stops at the Interior Savings Centre. Guests include Dylan Murray and Jessica Tyler. Show begins at 7:30 p.m.
ENJOY A COMEDY SHOW at The Dirty Jersey. The fun starts at 8 p.m. with a $10 cover. Show features the comedy Rob Balsdon; MCs are Joey Jack and Jamie Charest. Tickets and table reservations can be made through email@example.com.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
BLUESFOOT play the Blue Grotto. Tickets at the door.
A UKRAINIAN NEW YEAR celebration is on at the Ukrainian Orthodox Centre. Refreshments are at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and dancing begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are $35. For more information phone 250-376-6509.
JUST LIKE THAT and other performers play a coffee house at the Holy Family Church, 2797 Sunset Dr. in Valleyview from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Admission is by donation and all funds will be donated to the New Life Mission dental clinic.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
THE KAMLOOPS SYMPHONY presents the Magic of Vienna featuring beautiful melodies of the waltz, the steady beat of the march and the furious pace of the polka by Strauss and other dance music composers of old Vienna. Order tickets through Kamloops Live Box Office.
A COMMUNITY DINNER is scheduled for the North Shore Community Centre. Tickets are $15 and the event is open to all adults. There will be a roast beef buffet dinner and live entertainment by the groovy sounds of Hypnotic Blend. A special performance by the Kamloops Old Time Fiddlers follows the dinner at 7 p.m.
THE PHILOSOPHERS’ CAFÉ meets Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Smorgasbord Deli, 225 Seventh Ave. from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. This event focuses on the role of spirituality in contemporary society.
LOCARNO, a Latin American seven-piece ensemble from Vancouver, performs in the Thompson Rivers University Alumni Theatre Thursday, Jan. 17, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WESTERN and Sonia Cornwall’s Roundup open at the Kamloops Art Gallery Friday, Jan. 18. The exhibits continue until March 23. A curator’s tour and opening reception begins at 5:30 p.m.
THE YOUNG ‘UNS, the Okanagan’s most versatile band, play the Blue Grotto Friday, Jan. 18, and Saturday, Jan. 19.
ONE ACT SHOWCASE, a presentation by the Kamloops Players Society, takes place at the Stage House, 422, Tranquille Rd., Friday, Jan. 18 and Saturday, Jan. 19. The performance features five one-act plays to chase away the winter blues. Tickets are $10 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.
THE MAYOR’S GALA FOR THE ARTS, at the Kamloops Conference Centre on Rogers Way Saturday, Jan. 19. Celebrate an evening of the arts with this collaboration between the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra, Western Canada Theatre and the Kamloops Art Gallery. Tickets are $100 and available through Kamloops Live! Box Office.
THE KAMLOOPS OLD TIME Fiddlers play Heritage House, 100 Lorne St. from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. Members pay $6 and non-members $7.
AUTHOR JANET LOVE Morrison will be at The Art We Are, 246 Victoria St., for a signing of her new book Friends: Six Friends, Six Cultures, One Humanity, on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m.
PLAY AGAIN, an award-winning documentary that investigates the consequences of a childhood removed from nature, screens at the downtown Paramount Theatre Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. Admission by donation. The film will also show at the Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops on McArthur Island at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25.
EARTHBOUND rock the Blue Grotto Friday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan. 26. Tickets at the door.
ROBBIE BURNS NIGHT, hosted by the Kamloops Highland Games Society, comes to the Kamloops Convention Centre on Saturday, Jan. 26. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner is at 6 p.m. Tickets are $45 for adults, $30 for youth and $15 for children and can be purchased at the Kamloops Florist, Overland Press and Movements Dancewear. For more information visit www.kamloopshighlandgames.ca or phone 250-828-6688.
UNION JACK performs at the latest Let’s Dance gathering of the Thompson Valley Activity and Social Club on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Ukrainian Hall, 725 York St. Tickets are $10 and the fun starts at 8 p.m.
ERIC CHURCH brings his country music to the Interior Savings Centre on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, as part of his first ever-Canadian tour. Head online to ericchurch.com for more information.
VANCOUVER ALTERNATIVE band Proud Animal plays The Art We Are Saturday, Feb 2, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
THE TENORS bring their multi-platinum blend of classical music and contemporary pop to the Interior Savings Centre on Friday, Feb. 8; with a show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online through ticketmaster.ca, by phoning 1-855-985-5000 or at the ISC box office.
BRITISH SINGER/SOMGWRITER Benjamin Francis Leftwich performs at The Habitat in Kamloops on Saturday, Feb. 9. For more information visit www.vagrant.com.
THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS bring their Rules of the Game tour to Kamloops Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Tournament Capital Centre. Fans get to choose the rules of the game by going online to www.harlemglobetrotters.com and voting. Rules include playing with two basketballs at once or getting double the points for each basket made. Tickets are $28 and on sale now at ticketweb.ca, the TCC front desk, the Interior Savings Centre box office or by phone at 1-888-222-6608.
LOVE LETTERS, the latest production by the Kamloops Players, takes place Wednesday, Feb. 13, and Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Stage House Theatre. There will be daily matinees at 2 p.m. and evening performances at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale at Kamloops Live! Box Office.
HOLLERADO, the Ottawa-based indie-rock band, play the Interior Savings Centre Saturday, March 16. The band’s sophomore album, White Paint, will be released Tuesday, Feb. 26 and the show is part of a tour in support of it.
DISNEY’S BEAUTY and the Beast will play the Interior Savings Centre on April 30, 2013. The award-winning smash hit Broadway musical produced by NETworks Presentations will come to life onstage. Tickets start at $57 and are available through the Interior Savings Centre Box Office, online at www.ticketmaster.ca or by calling 855-985-5000. For information
on the production, visit www.BeautyAndTheBeastOnTour.com.
LYNN ERIN’S exhibit It is the Dawning is on at the OId Courthouse main gallery from Thursday, Jan. 10 until Saturday, Feb. 2 with a grand opening Friday, Jan. 11, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.
JO WYERS’ GREEN, an exhibit of paintings and photography, is on at the Wilson House Gallery (115 Tranquille Rd.) until Thursday, Feb. 7. The gallery is open Monday to Friday from 1:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
THE JUDGE’S TRUNK has been filled with special surprises, discounted items and old stock by Old Courthouse artists that are just right for the discerning shopper. The trunk is available at the Old Courthouse Gallery, 7 Seymour St. West. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
BEGINNER’S Bridge, duplicate bridge for beginners, is every Monday at 7 p.m. Lessons available. Call 250-828-1993 or 250-571-1069 for more information.
DESERT Sounds Harmony Chorus is the local chapter of Sweet Adelines International. This is a great outlet for your singing talent. We welcome new singers and meet every Tuesday
night. For more information, visit www.dshchorus.ca.
LOVE to sing? Looking for a musical challenge? Vivace Chorale, a small mixed chorus, invites new members. Directed by Cvetozar Vutev, well-known local musician, the choir explores classic repertoire and more. They meet Tuesday evenings, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Kamloops United Church, 421 St. Paul St. Ability to read music required. For information, contact Jarrett Schill at 250-372 8464, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LIEDERKREIS Choir, a mixed group of seniors that brings old German folk songs to senior homes and care facilities, invites new members of German-speaking background to join them. They practise every second Thursday, 2 p.m., at North Shore Community Centre, 750 Cottonwood Ave. For more information, call Heidi Colasanti at 250-372-2973.
WANT to have fun with music? Have you ever thought about joining the Rube Band? Why not give it a try? The band practises on most Mondays, 7:30 p.m., at the Old Yacht Club, 1140 Rivers St. For information, call Bob Eley, 250-377-3209.
BY YOUTH 4 Youth is the name of a new Kamloops Art Gallery program inviting teens and youth to take part in programming that reflects their passions, interests, issues and events. Youths aged 13-21 can join the BY4Y council. Participation is free and, with school approval, hours may be used toward required volunteerism for high school students. Contact education co-ordinator Tarin Hughes at email@example.com or 250-377-2405.
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