Category Archives: What’s Going on in Kamloops

This is our NEWS section where we relay the pertinent information about upcoming events to you – just in case you aren’t reading the event calendar;)

Kids these days and superyoung exhibitions on until July 1

Helen Reed video still from Blue Moon, 2014. Courtesy of the Artist

Kids these days 

April 8 to July 1, 2017

 Jo-Anne Balcaen Sarah Febbraro Kerri Flannigan Emmanuelle Léonard ● Kyla Mallett Helen Reed Guillaume Simoneau

 superyoung

April 8 to July 1, 2017

Cooper Battersby and Emily Vey Duke Mark Clintberg Sarah Gotowka

Emily Gove Terrance Houle Roselina Hung Sarah Anne Johnson Jenny Lin Hazel Meyer Marc-Antoine K. Phaneuf Walter Scott

 In contemporary North America, youth is commonly understood as the period after childhood when young people learn life skills and explore their identities in preparation for impending adulthood, within the formative, protective structures of family and school. Continue reading Kids these days and superyoung exhibitions on until July 1

The Kamloops Symphony Presents the Sycamore String Quartet with Flute and Piano

Sycamore String Quartet with Flute and Piano
Saturday, April 29, 20177:30 pm
Thompson Rivers University Alumni Theatre

The Kamloops Symphony concludes their 2016-17 New Gold Chamber Music series with a performance featuring the Sycamore String Quartet joined by Flute and Piano. The concert begins with Continue reading The Kamloops Symphony Presents the Sycamore String Quartet with Flute and Piano

Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth – Hilarity & Heart Take Centre Stage

Western Canada Theatre presents the humour and heartache of Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth at the Pavilion Theatre from May 4 to 13. Written by celebrated Ojibway playwright Drew Hayden Taylor, this is the moving and surprisingly funny story of two sisters finding a way to each other.

Janice (Dakota Hebert), adopted as a baby by a white family, is now a big city lawyer. Asked by her birth sister, Barb (Joelle Peters), to return to the reserve for their mother’s funeral, Janice refuses, Continue reading Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth – Hilarity & Heart Take Centre Stage

Shows and Activities at the BIG Little Science Centre for April 2017: Star Month!

The BIG Little Science Centre is open year round: Tuesday to Saturday.

The Exploration Room is open 10am to 4pm, with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.

Special shows and activities run at the centre: daily July/August, and Saturdays in the school year.

All activities are included with the standard entry fee, unless otherwise stated.

Saturday April 8: Super Static Electricity Show at 11am & 1:30pm

An interactive, fun show that introduces static electricity, explores Continue reading Shows and Activities at the BIG Little Science Centre for April 2017: Star Month!

Kamloops to Host Award-Winning Concert Band from Holland

Winkler Prins Harmonie is an award-winning concert band formed bystudents, teachers and alumni of the Winker Prins Veendam school in Veendam, Holland.  They have toured and participated in music festivals in Switzerland and Hungary, and recently in Liberec in the Czech Republic.  They toured in Western Canada previously in 2000.  Winkler Prins Harmonie formed in 1977.  As part of its fortieth anniversary celebration, the band is touring Western Canada with stops in Maple Ridge, Kelowna, Kamloops and Alberta.  Their repertoire covers a wide variety of genres, including arrangements of film music, musical theatre, pop and classical music and, traditional band music.  These highly skilled and entertaining musicians will impress lovers of wind ensembles with their polished musicianship.

Kamloops Community Band is pleased and proud to host Winkler Prins Harmonie in concert on Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 pm at the Continue reading Kamloops to Host Award-Winning Concert Band from Holland