The trumpet shall sound as we present O Canada on two nights:
Friday, October 27 at 7:30 pm in the Nexus at First, Salmon Arm.
Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 pm in the Sagebrush Theatre.
The programme includes two newly commissioned works by Canadian composers in celebration of Canada 150. The first is Tobin Stokes’ Sesquie for Canada’s 150, one of forty works commissioned in collaboration with the Toronto Symphony and partner orchestras hailing from every province to celebrate Canada’s Sesquicentennial. The second is John Estacio’s Trumpet Concerto, commissioned in collaboration with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Edmonton Symphony, and Calgary Philharmonic.
Our featured soloist for this concert is Mark D’Angelo, trumpet. A native of North Vancouver, Mark D’Angelo holds a Master of Music Continue reading The Brilliant Sound of the Trumpet and a Celebration of Canada 150
WCT presents Axis Theatre Company’s production of:
Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish
By Joseph A. Dandurand
October 21, 2017 – 1:00pm & 4:00pm
Six Storytellers from the Kwantlen First Nations Village of Squa’lets, spin the tale of Th’owxiya: the Hungry Feast Dish. The mouth of Th’owxiya holds the most wonderful foods from around the world. But if you steal from her, you will pay a terrible price, for she has developed a taste for children! When Th’owxiya catches a hungry mouse stealing a piece of cheese from her mouth Continue reading Family Fun at Western Canada Theatre!
Thursdays, 3:30 to 5:00 pm
November 2, 2017 to June 28, 2018
Ages 17 to 21
***APPLY BY OCTOBER 23 ***
Made in Kamloops is a new program offered by the Kamloops Art Gallery designed to create links between youth and the contemporary art world.
Through Made in Kamloops, participants will learn to work collaboratively with their peers, their educators/mentors and Continue reading Made in Kamloops: Young Artists’ Residency Program
Corus, Cineplex and Wondersee debut live-action family friendly Halloween show
Corus Entertainment, Cineplex and Wondersee Entertainment have partnered to launch “The Great Big Boo!,” a live-action, family-friendly Halloween show that will tour Cineplex theatres across the country this fall, from October 18 to October 30.
The 50-minute non-scary live show follows the story of Zoe and Justin who sing and dance their way through Boo Alley on a quest to save Halloween, meeting larger-than-life characters along the way. The show features a dynamic original score and spectacular dance numbers. After each show, the audience will be invited to meet the stars and join them for a fun, trick-or treat event.
“Halloween is truly a holiday for children, a chance for them to pretend and have fun,” says Patrick Roberge, President of Wondersee Entertainment. “The Great Big Boo! embodies this in a spirited musical-theatre way that is fun for all ages. This new national holiday tradition, is a unique show that will bring families across Canada together to share quality time, entertainment, and some trick or treating fun.
“We’re delighted to partner with Cineplex and Wondersee on this national event,” says Doug Murphy, CEO and President ofCorus Entertainment. “Corus is known for its top-notch kids and family television content. “The Great Big Boo!” fits perfectly under our Corus Live banner, which was created to provide amazing—and unique—live experiences to our audiences. This is simply a wonderful opportunity for us to connect with kids and families in a fresh, new way.”
“The Great Big Boo! is a one-of-a-kind event for Cineplex and we are delighted to have Wondersee and Corus Entertainment as our Continue reading “THE GREAT BIG BOO!” is Coming to a City Near You This Fall
Each year during the third week of October, Canadians bond with people in over ninety countries around the world to mark YWCA’s Week Without Violence. A week-long series of community events promotes diverse approaches to creating a violence free world. More than 9,500 people in schools, workplaces and neighborhood organizations throughout Canada recognize this annual violence prevention initiative aimed at making violence a thing of the
As part of the YWCA Canada’s commitment to violence prevention initiatives for girls and young women, Power of Being a Girl is a signature violence-prevention conferences for girls between the ages of 12 and 14 hosted during the Week Without Violence. Kamloops’ own version of Power of Being a Girl offers a day of fun in a safe and moderated environment with informative and Continue reading POWER OF BEING A GIRL 2017 TO BE PART OF YMCA CANADA’S WEEK WITHOUT VIOLENCE FESTIVITIES