THE TEQUILA MOCKINGBIRD Orchestra play The Grind, 476 Victoria St. The show is part of a tour in support of their new album, Follow My Lead, Lead Me to Follow.
KELLY SPENCER performs at Chances Barside Lounge and Grill from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. No cover charge.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
MARGIT BULL and Sweetgrass perform at The Fireside at the Plaza Hotel at 8 p.m. each night.
FAMILY ART SATURDAY at the Kamloops Art Gallery. Drop in from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for this free family event that includes tours and activities in the galleries as well as innovative art workshops. Learn and play together, and experience gallery exhibitions as a family.
ERIC CHURCH brings his country music to the Interior Savings Centre as part of his first ever-Canadian tour. Head online to www.ericchurch.com for more information.
PROUD ANIMAL play The Art We Are, 246 Victoria St., from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
KAMLOOPS FILM SOCIETY presents the Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the downtown Paramount Theatre. Three films, The People of the Kattawapiskak River, Smoke Traders and Savage, screen starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 at the door.
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 www.ticketmaster.ca, by phoning 1-855-985-5000 or at the ISC box office.
HARPDOG BROWN play The Fireside at the Plaza Hotel on Friday, Feb. 8 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
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 on 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 until Saturday, Feb. 16 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.
THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES take place Thursday, Feb. 14, until Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Kamloops Convention Centre. Tickets range from $20 to $25 and can be purchased at Kamloops Live! Box Office, www.kamloopslive.ca.
CATHI MARSHALL plays The Fireside at the Plaza Hotel Thursday, Feb. 14 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
KIM DUNN performs two house concerts on Feb. 14 and 15. On Feb. 14 the singer and keyboardist plays in downtown Kamloops. Phone Anne at 250-374-3234 or email email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org. He is in Rayleigh on Feb. 15. Contact Shawn at email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
LEGENDARY PUNK act D.O.A. bring their farewell tour to Kamloops Friday, Feb. 15 at Bailey's Pub in North Kamloops. For more information visit www.suddendeath.com.
WALTZ AND TANGO are the featured dances beginning at Heritage House on Feb. 15. Each evening includes a lesson in each dance at both beginner and intermediate levels, plus an hour of general dancing. There's reasonable fees, lots of space, good music and a great atmosphere. For more information, please contact Maureen MacLeod at 250-374-7898 or check our website at www.allegrosocialdance.com
THE FIRST BARNHARTVALE Coffee House of 2013 is Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Barnhartvale Hall. Feature act is Jane Eamon of Kelowna and there will be an open mic for local musicians and small groups. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the music starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5, but free to performers.
OREN BARTER performs at the Art We Are on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
OUR KIDS HAVE TALENT holds auditions Saturday, Feb. 23, and Sunday, Feb. 24 at the St. James Hall in Vernon. Youth aged 8 to 18 from across the region are welcome to take part. For more information visit www.ourkidshavetalent.com.
SARAH CRIPPS takes the stage at the Art We Are on Saturday, Feb. 23, with a show beginning at 8 p.m.
THE BOOM BOOMS play the Art We Are on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
KEENAN WILCOX brings his talent for singing and guitar to the Art We Are on Saturday, March 9. Show begins at 8 p.m.
THE GREAT PLAINS, AKA Saskia and Darrel, perform at the North Shore Community Centre, 452-730 Cottonwood Ave., Saturday, March 16, at 3 p.m. Come and enjoy great folk, country, bluegrass and Celtic music.
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 Tuesday, April 30. 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.
THE IMPORTANCE OF Being Earnest, Western Canada Theatre's adaptation of the Oscar Wilde classic, continues at the Sagebrush Theatre until Feb. 2. Tickets available at Kamloops Live! Box Office, www.kamloopslive.com.
WESTERN and Sonia Cornwall's Roundup opens at the Kamloops Art Gallery. The exhibits continue until March 23.
LYNN ERIN'S exhibit It is the Dawning is on at the OId Courthouse main gallery, 7 Seymour St. West, 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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-377-2405.
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.
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