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;)

Dance Music From Three Countries

In our next concert, we present an exciting program of dance music from Italy, Germany, and the United States.

The concert begins with infectious music by the Italian film composer Nino Rota, with a suite of dances from his score to the 1963 film The Leopard, then moves to the folk-based music of Saturday Night Waltz from American composer Aaron Copland’s music for the ballet Rodeo.

Staying with Copland, the KSO welcomes Guest Artist and Kamloops native, Baritone Scott Brooks to the stage, to perform Old American Songs.

Scott’s earliest foray onto the operatic stage took place in Kamloops’ own Sagebrush Theatre, in the KSO production of the musical Oliver! Since then, Scott has returned to sing with the KSO Continue reading Dance Music From Three Countries

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The Breadwinner: Family-Friendly Film at Kamloops Film Festival

CONTEST ALERT! KamloopsParents.com has a pair of tickets to the family friendly film “The Breadwinner” which will be featured this Saturday, March 3 at noon. To enter the contest, leave a comment below before 8pm on March 1. For an extra entry, please leave a comment on the Facebook post:

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Saturday, March 3 at Noon

The Breadwinner
Canada | Ireland | Luxembourg
Directed by Nora Twomey
In English
Animation | Drama
94 minutes
Rated PG: violence

ASSOCIATED EVENT:
Family Party

Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to find her father and reunite her family.

Quotes:

“THE BREADWINNER IS WORTH CELEBRATING, IN PART Continue reading The Breadwinner: Family-Friendly Film at Kamloops Film Festival

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!

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® Groups beginning April 2018

Monday
April 9- June 4 at 10:00-11:00am at Gemstone Care Centre, 1955 Tranquille Road. Registration begins
Tuesday March 13 10:00am 778-470-2596 EXT 109. (This is an intergenerational Mother Goose program)

May 7- June 25 at 10:00-11:00am at Savona Elementary, 600 Tingley Street, to register please call 250-373-2520

April 9- June 11 at 6:00-7:00pm at Kamloops School of the Arts, 1390-9th Ave. Registration begins Thursday March 15th at www.eventbrite.ca

Tuesday
April 10-May 29 at 10:00-11:00am at the Kamloops Aboriginal Continue reading Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® Groups beginning April 2018

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!

Chimera Theatre is Bringing Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein back to Life!

Chimera Theatre is proud to announce the mainstage production of their 2017/2018 season: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, adapted by Andrew G. Cooper!

Frankenstein presents the tragedy of young Victor Frankenstein and the grotesque monster who haunts him in this new adaptation of Mary Shelley’s spine-chilling Gothic classic. Victor is obsessed with discovering the secrets of science and nature, but nothing can Continue reading Chimera Theatre is Bringing Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein back to Life!

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Get glowing at this Thursday’s Lumière Festival Parade 

Feb. 22 Lantern Parade leads to BC Winter Games Opening Ceremonies  

The Kamloops Arts Council’s Lumière Lantern Festival offers kids, youth, adults and seniors a chance to express creativity and join in a celebration of community spirit.

This year’s Lumiere Lantern Festival Parade leaves Thursday, Feb. 22 at 5:15pm from Unit 210 at Lansdowne Village on Lansdowne Street (between Spitfire Computers and London Drugs).

Led by energetic musicians / drummers Dance Afreaka and hoopdancer Daryl Black, the procession will head east down to 1st Continue reading Get glowing at this Thursday’s Lumière Festival Parade 

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!