Local Events: Feb. 22 to Feb. 28

FOREIGNER
Sunday, 7 p.m., Sandman Centre, 300 Lorne St. 

Catch one of the best-selling bands of all time at Sandman Centre this weekend. Foreigner is the British/American rock band behind hits like Hot Blooded, Cold As Ice, Waiting for a Girl Like You and I Wanna Know What Love Is. Joining them on stage for a special performance of I Wanna Know What Love Is will be 25 members of the student choir at Kamloops School of the Arts. Tickets are $73 or more, available online at ticketmaster.ca.

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JUG BAND
Saturday, 8 p.m., Kami Inn, 354 Victoria St.

The Yale County Jug Band and Lost in the Woods have teamed up for a night of roots and bluegrass at the Kami Inn. Tickets are $10 at the door.

BANNOCK BAKE-OFF
Tuesday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thompson Rivers University

Complimentary bannock will be served as part of Indigenous Awareness Week at Thompson Rivers University. Other events include the traditional powwow, a flint-knapping session and an artist’s talk with Ed Jensen. For more information, go online to tru.ca/indigenous/news.html.

JAM AT THE CENTRAL
Thursdays, 8:30 p.m., Central Station Pub, 126 Fourth Ave.

The Central’s weekly Midtown Jam event is on every Thursday. The pub calls it a “weekly creative playground” put together to “spread culture, blend musicians, bands, improvisers and audiences.”

BIG LEBOWSKI BASH
Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Lucky’s Kamloops, 101-795 McGill Rd.

Do people sometimes call you His Dudeness, Duder or El Duderino, if you’re not into the whole brevity thing? If so — or if you even get the reference — Lucky’s has a place for you to take solace in your fondness for the 21-year-old film starring Jeff Bridges. They have plans to serve up drinks related to the film, so if you’re into White Russians, you know where to be.

CHAMBER MUSIC
Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Rex, 417 Seymour St.

Chamber Music at The Rex returns with a musical potpourri called Contrasts. The show will feature Kamloops’ own Sun Rivers Trio, comprised of Sally Arai on clarinet, Cvetozar Vutev on violin and Naomi Cloutier on piano. Tickets are $25 or $10 for youth under 19. Pick them up at the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St, 250-374-5483 or online at kamloopslive.ca.

AUTHOR TALK
Thursday, 6 p.m., Kamloops Library, 465 Victoria St.

Author Rachel Sutton will speak about her book Avenida de los Maestros. Her book looks at the world of drug trafficking activities in Mexico through the eyes of an American teacher and a young Mexican child who lives on the street. She will also discuss how politics and narcotics intersect in today’s world. The event is free but registration is required. To register, go online to tnrl.ca or contact the library at questions@tnrd.ca or call 250-372-5145.

STAND-UP
Saturday, 8 p.m., Tumbleweeds Pub, 5220 Bogetti Pl.

Comedy on the Verge presents a night of stand-up comedy with headliner Ron Vaudry and feature acts from Konrad Anderson and local Sam Elliott. Matt Baker will host. There is no cover charge.

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