A new installation created by Penticton-based artist Glenn Clark pays homage to Canada’s national game, and will fascinate travellers making their way towards the departure gates at Kelowna International Airport (YLW). Clark’s Best of Seven will be on view until May 5, 2014. Remember when you were a small child and everything seemed so much bigger? Clark’s […]
Renowned Canadian artist Joe Fafard has created a new series of 12 works that will debut on his Canadian tour, including two locations in the Okanagan Valley. The Fafard sculpture exhibition will start at 7pm with a short concert by Joel Fafard (son) and Joel Schwartz followed by an artist reception. Doors open at 6:30 […]
Because of the outpouring of community support, the Board of Directors is proud to say that Ballet Kelowna has emerged from challenging circumstances with growing strength and optimism about the future of the organization. “The members of the Board are absolutely delighted that so many people in the community have stepped forward in support of […]
We’re celebrating 25 years with a showcase of arts, culture and the Okanagan lifestyle. Join us at the Opening Reception for Vernon Art Gallery’s newest exhibitions. You’ll enjoy a delightful evening complete with food, drink and live music as you explore the artwork. Admission is by donation.
Wander through the majestic Caetani Gardens in downtown Vernon and take in original art, displayed by local artist vendors who will be showcasing and selling their work on Saturday, September 21, 9 am to 1 pm. See the tour schedule below. Accomplished artists, Michelle Loughrey and Ryan Ryan, battle head to head to in live […]
Registration is now underway for Kelowna Art Gallery’s fall art class for adults and youth. Class run from September through November. “Beginner classes teach students the basic principles of their preferred medium, while also giving them the opportunity to explore and express themselves through visual art,” says Renée Burgess, Head of Public Programming. “More advanced students will […]
Visitors to the Kelowna Art Gallery are in for a visual treat when they encounter Green Desire, an art installation conceived and constructed by Kelowna-based artist Kyle Zsombor. A vertical garden (sometimes known as a living wall) has been installed on the north-facing wall of the courtyard space. The other element is a planted arbor of […]
With her Renaissance hair and statuesque figure, your eyes follow Dorothy Dalba wherever she walks on the rehearsal stage. Okay, so the leather bustier, fishnets and stiletto heels for the starring role in Venus In Furs aren’t exactly what Botticelli had in mind for a Renaissance maiden, but then nothing about Dorothy is exactly ordinary. […]
The 2013 Theatre BC Ozone Festival concluded with an awards banquet and dance at the Schubert Centre. Adjudicator Amy Baskin presented awards: Best Production – Venus in Fur- Fred Skeleton Theatre Company, Kelowna Best Director – Matt Brown for Oleanna – The Hub Arts Collective, Vernon Best Actor- Rod Shuttleworth – Caught in the Net – […]
The master at work. Wielding wet earth between cracks of stone. The artist, deep in thought, building walls that bide the time before he returns to his true calling. Kevin Lousier may not be widely known in the art world, but I like to think he’s earned a star among the world’s true artists in some […]
I’m deep in the woods, in the dark, with my three young children trudging through huge drifts of snow as we search for a way back home. A strange man emerges from the bushes and stops us in our tracks. In a twisted Scottish accent he describes the gory details of a scalp-scraping bear attack […]
Darn. We’re late again. I race along the walkway to the Rotary Centre for the Arts with my children. Somewhere inside the building a patient friend sits waiting for our coffee date. I’m about to run through the door when something catches my eye—a tree wearing a sweater.