Local Events: Sept. 6 to Sept. 12

OLD COURTHOUSE EXHIBITS
Until Sept. 7, Old Courthouse Cultural Centre, 7 West Seymour St.

Artists Larry Pilcher and Mike Alexander will both have exhibits opening on Aug. 14 at the Old Courthouse Cultural Centre.

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JOM COMYN
Sept. 7, 7 p.m., The Art We Are, 246 Victoria St.

Jom Comyn will play an album release show one day after dropping his latest album, Crawl. It’s the follow-up to what some have called the best album to come out of Edmonton, Comyn’s In the Dark on 99 (All the Time, All the Time) from 2013. Jordy Major will accompany.

CONCRETE SCULPTURES
Until 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 until Sept. 7 in The Cube at the Kamloops Art Gallery.

TOURING COMEDIANS
Sept. 12, 8 p.m., Cactus Jack’s Nightclub, 130 Fifth Ave.

The Human Condition Comedy Tour will feature three comedians on tour to support local community non-profits — in Kamloops’ case, People in Motion. Tickets are $10 for general admission or $15 for VIP admission.

CARNIVAL RIDES
Sept. 12 to Sept. 15, Aberdeen Mall parking lot, 1320 West Trans Canada Hwy

West Coast Amusements will soon return with carnival rides and attractions. Wristbands are $40 for the day or get six rides for $19. For more information, go online to westcoastamusements.com.

UKRAINE’S LOST INSTRUMENTS
Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Heffley Creek Hall, 6995 Old Highway 5

The Sim’ya Ukrainian Society will host visiting musician Jurij Fedynskyj from Ukraine. He’s travelling across Canada playing the torban, kobzan and bandura, traditional instruments of his country. The show is free, but donations for Jurij can be made at the door.

CHILDREN’S ART FESTIVAL
Sept. 13 and Sept. 14, Riverside Park, 100 Lorne St.

The annual Children’s Art Festival has returned with a “wizards and wonders” theme this year. The free event is intended for children ages two and older. Friday will feature the Kids FunShop After School Party from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for children ages six to 12. The main day of the festival will be on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a full day of arts activities and performances, including the Green Man Project and ventriloquist Kellie Haines. For more information, go online to kamloopsarts.ca.

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