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;)

Art for Change: a Crossing Bridges Outreach Art Exhibition

Nov. 1-18 in the KAC Main and Hallway Galleries at the Old Courthouse
Opening Reception: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 6-8pm ~ all welcome
A collection of works created by the Kamloops Arts Council’s Crossing Bridges art instructors, past and present.
 
Crossing Bridges is an interactive multidisciplinary collaboration among the arts community and social service agencies. The program delivers high-quality arts workshops at no cost to children, youth, families, adults and seniors in the Kamloops area who may be facing challenges or in crisis.
Artists work alongside staff at local social service agencies to deliver visual arts workshops in a variety of mediums – including painting, Continue reading Art for Change: a Crossing Bridges Outreach Art Exhibition
As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

The Brilliant Sound of the Trumpet and a Celebration of Canada 150

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

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Family Fun at Western Canada Theatre!

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
PAVILION THEATRE

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!

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

“THE GREAT BIG BOO!” is Coming to a City Near You This Fall

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

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Classical Music With A Bang

Kamloops Symphony presents Fringe Percussion, Saturday, October 14, 2017.

The first concert in our Berwick Chamber Music concert series this season features Fringe Percussion on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm in the Thompson Rivers University Alumni Theatre.

Fringe Percussion is a Vancouver-based percussion quartet dedicated to presenting works from the contemporary Western art Continue reading Classical Music With A Bang

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!