Local Events: Jan. 25 to Jan. 31

PAINT THE NORTHERN LIGHTS
Saturday, 7 p.m., Army, Navy and Air Force Vets, 177-9 Tranquille Rd.

Get step-by-step help from a professional artist to paint the northern lights in this fundraiser for the NorKam senior secondary music group’s trip to New Orleans. For ages 19-plus. Tickets are $45 and include all supplies. Register online at kamloopsartparty.com.

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MEET MY SISTER 
Until Feb. 2, Sagebrush Theatre, 821 Munro St.

The latest production from Western Canada Theatre is set to make its world debut. The comedy tells a story of sibling rivalry at a tense time in the two women’s lives, as their mother refuses to move from her house into a seniors’ home. Saturday will feature a matinee performance at 2 p.m. and an evening show at 8 p.m. Friday features a preview performance, with limited tickets available. Tickets are $39, available at the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483 or online at kamloopslive.ca.

DJs
Friday, 10 p.m., Cactus Jack’s Nightclub, 130 Fifth Ave.

SkiiTour and Small Town DJs will play with Crisco and B Treats supporting. The event is a lead-up to the Snowbombing music festival on at Sun Peaks in April.

MORE DJs
Friday, 10 p.m., Shark Club, 285 Lorne St.

Southside Fridays will feature Nick Bike, two-time Vancouver RedBull Thre3style Champion, and guest Invizible.

ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, various showtimes, Pavilion Theatre, 1025 Lorne St.

Chimera Theatre’s “graphic” puppet show is on. The Robber Bridegroom, a tale by the Brothers Grimm, is a minimalist, mostly non-verbal presentation for adults. Tickets are available at Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483 or online at kamloopslive.ca.

TET GATHERING
Saturday, 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Doubletree by Hilton Kamloops, 339 St. Paul St.

Celebrate Vietnamese New Year at this event by the TRU Vietnamese Club. Try out Vietnamese food, meet new people and bring home prizes. Tickets are $30 and available on the Tet Gathering 2019 Facebook page.

IMPROV SHOW
Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Stage House Theatre, 422 Tranquille Rd.

The Freudian Slips’ latest show is Superhero Longform. The improv troupe will face a city in crisis, with heroes rising to meet villains on the battlefield. Tickets are $15 in advance, available online at chimeratheatre.com/tickets, or $20 at the door.

COMEDY SHOW
Saturday, 8 p.m., Ramada Kamloops, 555 West Columbia St.

The Atta Boy Comedy Show will feature international headliner Ed Hill for an evening of comedy. Sam Elliott is the featured act. Tickets are $15 or two for $25 available online at kamtix.ca.

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING
Wednesday, 7 p.m., Clock Tower Alumni Theatre, Thompson Rivers University, 805 TRU Way

The latest in the Films for Change film series is A New Economy, the story of seven organizations shifting toward a more co-operative, revolutionary, people-friendly future.

BUSKERS CORNER
Thursdays, 7 p.m., Tumbleweed Lounge at the Plaza Hotel, 405 Victoria St.

Buskers Corner is the Tumbleweed Lounge’s twist on open mic night hosted by Kevin Roy. Instruments, vocals, bands, comedians and magicians are all welcome.

FILM SERIES
Thursday, 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 503 Victoria St.

The Kamloops Film Series winter season is underway, with a new film each week until Feb. 21. This week’s film is Beautiful Boy, the story of Nicholas Sheff, a model student and son who falls prey to the power of addiction as his father tries to save him. Tickets include a Kamloops Film Society membership and are $11 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students and children. Tickets are available online at kamloopsfilmseries.ca and at Moviemart, 367 St. Paul St.

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