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Entertainment

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Throw it back with Burlesque

Kamloops Burlesque presents Throwback Thursday at the Blue Grotto, 319 Victoria St., on March 9. Doors open at 8 p.m. The theme will take the audience...

Scholarship concert returns March 2 in memory of Dickens

The Kamloops Community Band presents the Richard Dickens Memorial Scholarship Concert on March 2 at Southwest Community Church, 700 Hugh Allan Dr. The band was...

Create picture-perfect paintings of local scenery

Using photography for an aid in painting is something I have been doing for years. It is a good way to develop images and...

Cashing in

Top: Samantha Currie and Jonas Shandel rehearse as Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash for the upcoming performance of The Ring of Fire. The...

Local Events: Feb. 24 to March 2

COMING UP: KAMLOOPS FESTIVAL OF PERFORMING ARTS | FEB. 26 TO MARCH 19 Rae Nixon (left) and Vicki Gray play piano for four hands at...

Cochrane hits highway with Mad Mad World

Tom Cochrane remembers playing hooky from high school so he could be at the front of the line to buy tickets to a Bruce...

Get Smart with School of Arts

IN THE PHOTO: Ivan Vutev gets into the role of Maxwell Smart with his famous shoe telephone during a scene for the upcoming Kamloops School...

The art of the label

It’s the first thing you see when picking up a bottle of cab sav or an IPA and can make or break a selection....

Dance with the Fiddlers in March

Kamloops Old Time Fiddlers hold their monthly dance on Saturday, March 4, at Heritage House, 100 Lorne St., in Riverside Park. The event starts at...

Cash songs to be featured in WCT musical

The spotlight hits The Man in Black next week as Western Canada Theatre presents Ring of Fire — The Music of Johnny Cash. The biographical...

Letterkenny’s Playfair has ties to Merritt

Dylan Playfair was a popular player during the one season of Junior A hockey he played with the Merritt Centennials back in 2011-2012. He was...

Reba, Cher, Dolly — sort of

Sometimes, the real comedy at a Bonnie Kilroe show isn’t out on stage — it’s behind the curtains. That’s where the Vancouver-based performer and one...

Local Events: Feb. 17 to Feb. 23

IN THE PHOTO: The Canadian College of Performing Arts held auditions in Kamloops last weekend. Alexis Ste Marie (left), Tess Wiens, Christopher Weddell (kneeling) from Canadian College...

Digital audio broadcasting won’t come to Canada anytime soon

On Jan. 11, the small northern city of Bodo became the first city in Norway to go entirely to digital radio. The rest of Norway...

TVO celebrates 20 years, bids farewell to director

IN THE PHOTO: Thompson Valley Orchestra tenor saxophone player Tom Eccleston is one of many longtime members of the growing orchestra. As the Thompson Valley Orchestra...

Choristers celebrate 50 years: ‘There’s a magic in singing with the group’

The names and outfits have changed with the years but, for half a century, the love of singing that first brought the Kamloops Choristers...

Symphony sub-in

As Kamloops Symphony Orchestra continues to search for someone to replace longtime music director Bruce Dunn at the end of the year, Leslie Dala...

History of Wolverine in advance of Logan

Today we’re talking about Marvel Comics’ scrappy Canadian mutant superhero, Wolverine. He is also known as Logan, Weapon X, Patch and Old Man Logan. The...

Grab some popcorn — Kamloops Film Festival returns in March

The 21st-annual Kamloops Film Festival runs from March 2 to March 11, featuring 22 movies — seven of them Oscar Award nominees — at...

Local Events: Feb. 10 to Feb. 16

IN THE PHOTO: Leslie Dala is guest conductor for Kamloops Symphony Orchestra’s Past and Present performance at Sagebrush Theatre on Feb. 11. SWEETHEART DANCE Saturday, Feb. 11,...