Contest Alert: Tickets for Mary Poppins

KamloopsParents.com has a pair of tickets to giveaway to the Western Canada Theatre presentation of Mary Poppins!

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Kaleidoscope Ensemble Takes you on a Journey Through the Eras

Kamloops Symphony’s next New Gold Chamber Music performance will be a journey through the musical eras on November 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the TRU Alumni Theatre.

Catharine Dochstader, Sally Arai, Cvetozar Vutev and Naomi Cloutier will perform this programme, which they’ve designed to

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Local Arts to be Celebrated with A Mysterious Masquerade

The Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops Symphony and Western Canada Theatre joined Deputy Mayor Pat Wallace to give an overview of this year’s Mayor’s Gala for the Arts and officially announce the nominee short list for the Mayor’s Awards for the Arts at a media conference Friday (Nov. 20).

Awards will be given in three categories this year on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts at The Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre.

Lea Bucknell – 2015 Emerging Artist (photo credit: Michael Koehn Photography)

Nominations were accepted in the following three categories: Business in Support of the Arts, Emerging Artist, and Craft & Design. The following nominees have been short listed in each category: Business in Support of the Arts: Accent Inns, GK Sound and ideaLEVER Solutions Inc.; Emerging Artist: Andrew Cooper, Kelsey Gilker and Erik Prytula; and Craft & Design: Amanda Eccleston and Vaughn Warren.

The Mayor’s Gala for the Arts committee members also announced

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The Importance of Reading to Kids with Mabel’s Labels

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There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island. — Walt Disney

Mabel’s Labels knows that reading to kids is important for their growth and development, and also one of the most rewarding and heartwarming activities we can do with our little ones. That’s why they created this adorable video of Mabel’s Labels staff reading with

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Poll: Are You Happy with the Results of the Nov 7th Referendum?

On November 7, 2015, the City of Kamloops conducted a referendum with the following question: “Are you in favour of the City of Kamloops borrowing up to $49 million to design and construct the parkade and performing arts centre complex?” [poll id=”35″] JodiJodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec but spent a few years in Northern … Read more Poll: Are You Happy with the Results of the Nov 7th Referendum?