Local Events: July 5 to July 11

MUSIC IN THE PARK THIS WEEK
July 5 to July 11, daily at 7 p.m., Rotary Bandshell in Riverside Park

This week, Music in the Park will feature Paisley Groove on Friday, Funk in the Trunk on Saturday and Tiller’s Folly on Sunday. The Wheely Nawties, Beyond Brass, Me and Mae and Greg Drummond will fill out the week.

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KFS FLICKS
July 5 and July 6, various showtimes, Paramount Theatre, 503 Victoria St.

The Kamloops Film Society will screen two films this weekend. The Best of Enemies, the story of the unlikely friendship of Ann Atwater and KKK leader C.P. Ellis, will air on both days at 6:30 p.m. At 6:45 p.m. each day, Terry Gilliam’s adventure comedy The Man Who Killed Don Quixote will be shown.

ROCK AND GEM SHOW
July 4 to July 7, Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre, 1250 Rogers Way

The Kamloops Rock and Gem Show will exhibit crystals, minerals, fossils, gemstones, cabochons, jewelry, beads and other goods. Free admission.

SENIORS’ PICNIC
July 5, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Riverside Park, 100 Lorne St.

The City of Kamloops will host its annual seniors’ picnic at Riverside Park. Music will be provided by the Kamloops Rube Band and Brown Eyed Molly. Activities will include Rhythm ’n; Moves, chair Zumba, face painting and a photo booth. Registration is required. Call 250-828-3500 or go online to kamloops.ca/perfectmind.

ART BATTLE REGIONALS
July 6, 7 p.m., Cactus Jack’s Nightclub, 130 Fifth Ave.

The regional finals for Art Battle’s B.C. Interior competition will be held on Saturday. General admission is $25, while students get in for $15. Tickets are available online at eventbrite.ca.

CONCRETE SCULPTURES
July 6 to Sept. 7, Kamloops Art Gallery, 465 Victoria St.

David Jacob Harder’s Poly(mer)hedron, featuring sculpture of everyday objects cast in concrete, will run from July 6 to Sept. 7 in The Cube at the Kamloops Art Gallery.

FRANK BURKITT
July 6, 7 p.m., The Art We Are, 246 Victoria St.

Scottish singer-songwriter Frank Burkitt will perform a solo show at The Art We Are. Tickets are $10 at the door.

SELF-PORTRAITS
July 10 to Aug. 10, Old Courthouse Cultural Centre, 7 West Seymour St.

The Kamloops Arts Council’s main gallery will host the Muses, a group of artists who have exhibited together for more than a decade. Their self-portraits range widely in media from sculpture to watercolour and even floral design. The exhibit runs until Aug. 10. An opening reception will be held Friday, July 12, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

SHOTTY HORROH
July 11, 7 p.m., The Blue Grotto Nightclub, 319 Victoria St.

British rapper/rocker Shotty Horroh has made the trek from Manchester and will play a show at the Grotto. Tickets are $12, available online at kamtix.ca.

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