Local Events: Nov. 16 to Nov. 22


Kamloops Symphony wants to answer the following question: If The Beatles played with a symphony, what would it sound like? Classical Mystery Tour will play with KSO on Friday and Saturday, exploring some 30 Beatles tunes from the early years to the solo years. Each show will be at 7:30 p.m. at Sagebrush Theatre, 821 Munro St. Tickets are available at the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483 and online at kamloopslive.ca.

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Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Alumni Theatre, Clock Tower Building, Thompson Rivers University

Vancouver-based throat singer Matthew Kocel says he will bring listeners on a “musical journey through the universe within you” with his performance of cosmic throat singing at TRU.

Various times, locations

Rayleigh elementary, 306 Puett Ranch Rd., is hosting its annual Christmas craft fair Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 40 vendors will set up in the gym and community room. There will also be a raffle, 50/50 draw, concession and hot lunch. Admission is free. Pacific Way elementary, 2330 Pacific Way, will host its craft fair 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Photos with Santa will take place 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday, 6:30 p.m., The Rock’n Firkin, 726 Sydney Ave.

Tight’er is the Rock’n Firkin’s new house band. They will perform along with guests DJ Gnarsistek and DJ Gambler, along with open mic performers throughout the night.

Friday and Saturday, 9:30 p.m., The Blue Grotto, 319 Victoria St.

Okanagan-based Shawn Lightfoot Band will bring two nights of hits to the Grotto.

Friday to Sunday, Northills Shopping Centre, 700 Tranquille Rd.

Mall Wars 2018 is an indoor radio-controlled car event put on by the Thompson Valley R/C Race Club. Racers from all over the province will control their cars on an indoor track with jumps and obstacles. For more information, go online to thompsonvalleyrc.com.

Saturday, 8:30 p.m., Pogue Mahone Irish Alehouse, 843 Desmond St.

Nick Fast and Brendan Methot will bring their folk rock stylings to Pogue Mahone this weekend. No cover.

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

The Kamloops Film Series fall season is underway, with a new film each week until Nov. 22. Next week’s film is The Wife, starring Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce and Christian Slater. It tells the story of a wife questioning her life choices as she and her husband travel to Stockholm, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize. Tickets include a Kamloops Film Society membership and are $11 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students and children. Go online to kamloopsfilmseries.ca for more information and to purchase tickets.

Thursday, 8 p.m., Tumbleweed Lounge, 405 Victoria St.

Buskers Corner will be hosted by MC Kevin Roy. Bring your talents in guitar, singing, comedy, music or magic to Tumbleweed Lounge.

Thursday, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Kamloops Library, 465 Victoria St.

The Kamloops Library is inviting families for an evening of fort building and reading. Fort-building materials, books and snacks will be provided. Registration is required.

Thursday, 9 p.m., On The Rocks Pub and Grill, 1265 Rogers Way

Calgary-based stand-up comedian Kris LaBelle is in the city for a set at On The Rocks. LaBelle describes himself as a hippie trapped in a guido’s body — and as someone who was a viking or gladiator in a past life.

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