BEEKEEPER, a Vancouver-based indie rock group, plays The Dirty Jersey in North Kamloops. The tour is in support of the band’s new EP Shout at People.
GORDIE WEST returns as headliner for the next coffee house at the Westsyde Fellowship Church, 2833 Westsyde Rd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information contact Wayne at 250-318-8156.
HENRY SMALL and Friends perform at Chances Barside Lounge and Grill from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. No cover.
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EDUCATING RITA, the very funny and moving comedy by the author of Shirley Valentine, plays until March 2 at the Sagebrush Theatre. See wctlive.ca for more information or kamloopslive.ca for tickets.
LEISURE SUITE TRIO brings their signature blend of soul, jazz and original songs to The Fireside Lounge at The Plaza Hotel from 8 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
RADIO LIFE LINE performs at The Blue Grotto.
OUR KIDS HAVE TALENT holds auditions 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, 246 Victoria St., with a show beginning at 8 p.m.
KAMLOOPS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S chamber series presents Light and Darkness at Thompson Rivers University’s Alumni Theatre starting at 7:30 p.m.
KAMLOOPS FESITVAL of the Performing Arts begins Monday, Feb. 25, with voice, speech and choral works at a variety of venues. Each session costs $2 per person or enjoy any session at any venue during the three-week festival for $10 per person. Check www.kfpa.ca for details.
TEQUILLA MOCKINGBIRD Orchestra performs at The Grind, 476 Victoria St. For more information phone 250-828-6155.
THE BOOM BOOMS play the Art We Are on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
THE CURSE OF the Starving Class, a presentation of the Actors Workshop Theatre, takes place at Thompson Rivers University from Thursday, Feb. 28 to Saturday, March 2, and again from Thursday, March 7 until Saturday, March 8. Tickets are available by phoning 250-377-6100.
WESTERN TRIBUTE, a performance by the Thompson Valley Community Orchestra, featuring guests Hugh McLennan and the Western Spirit Band, takes place Saturday, March 2. The concert is held in the Calvary Community Church at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children and $25 at the door.
ENJOY WALTZES, FOX TROTS, two steps and polkas? Then come dance to the music of the Old Time Fiddlers on Saturday, March 2, at Heritage House, 100 Lorne St. The fun starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 for members, $7 for non-members.
THE 17TH KAMLOOPS CANADIAN and International Film Festival runs from Thursday, March 7 until Saturday, March 16 at the Paramount Theatre. visit www.kamloopsfilmfestival.ca for more information.
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.
BILLY TALENT, with Hollerado, Sum 41 and Indian Handcrafts play the Interior Savings Centre Saturday, March 16. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.ca.
KAMLOOPS WINE FESTIVAL’s Consumer Wine Tasting takes place at the Cost Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre Saturday, March 16 starting at 7:30 p.m. Come and enjoy food, live music and more than 100 kinds of wine. Tickets are $45 per person and can be ordered by phone at 250-377-2400 or purchased at Preston’s and The Coast Hotel Kamloops.
LET’S DANCE, the latest event sponsored by Thompson Valley Activity and Social Club, takes place Saturday, March 16, at the Ukrainian Hall, 725 York St. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the fun continues until midnight with music by Copper Creek. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from Zonia, 250-372-0091, Ed 250-374-2774, and Francoise 250-372-3782.
SAINT PATRICK’S DAY Blarney Stone Magic/Comedy/Dinner show takes place Sunday, March 17. The Westsyde Development Society with Clinton W. Gray sponsors the event. The event takes place at the Westsyder Pub, 3369 Westsyde Rd. A steak or chicken dinner is served at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by phoning 250-579-7605 or 250-579-2383.
STAGE ONE THEATRE School’s spring break classes run Monday, March 18 until Friday, March 22. The perfect place for kids who love to act, sing and dance. Visit wctlive.ca or contact Terri Runnalls at firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com or 250-372-3216 ext. 22 for details.
MINDIL BEACH MARKET bring their funk/hip-hop/reggae sound to Pogue Mahone Irish Ale House in Brocklehurst on Saturday, April 13, at 9 p.m.
DISNEY’S BEAUTY and the Beast will play the Interior Savings Centre on Tuesday, April 30. The award-winning 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.
INSIDE THE IMAGINATION of Kelly Pape, an exhibit of the Kamloops photographer and painters work, is on now at the Wilson House Gallery, 115 Tranquille Rd., until Thursday, March 14. For more information visit www.kellypapephotography.com.
WESTERN and Sonia Cornwall’s Roundup opened at the Kamloops Art Gallery. The exhibits continue until March 23.
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.
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.
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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