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Ballet Kelowna & Okanagan Symphony Orchestra offer a cultural journey with Canadiana Suite: A Sesquicentennial Celebration

Honouring Canada’s 150th anniversary, esteemed choreographers, musicians, and dancers pay homage to our country’s rich history, diverse culture, and striking landscape Ballet Kelowna and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) join forces to close their 2016/17 seasons with Canadiana Suite: A Sesquicentennial Celebration – a special tribute performance in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, May 4 and 5 at the Kelowna Community Theatre, and May 6 at the Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre. The OSO brings the magic of live music celebrating Canadian music icons including R. Murray Schafer, Gordon Lightfoot, Marjan Mozetich, and Oscar Peterson with a commissioned arrangement by Lance Anderson. Ballet Kelowna will further...

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Vernon stages final performance in Kids Series: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre proudly presents Monster Theatre’s, A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Sunday, April 30 2017 at 2:00pm. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the final performance in the Society’s 2016/17 Kids series. This  brand-sparkling new adaptation of Shakespeare’s whimsical classic about fairies, love potions and talking donkeys, was made just for kids. In this version, William Shakespeare acts as a cutting edge emcee who enlists the help of the audience to help him put on a play. Using Improvisation and the audience’s imaginations, Shakespeare carefully guides the students as they recreate A Midsummer Night’s Dream....

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Lake Country Art Gallery: Call for artists

Another Conversation Lake Country Art Gallery Members’ Exhibition with Guest Curator Lee Claremont Exhibition Dates: April 7 to May 20 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 6 6-8pm Curator Feedback and Discussion: Sunday, April 9 1-3pm Another Conversation is an exhibition about responding to a pervious idea or opinion. Whether the conversation is about an event, a political movement, a time in art history, post colonialism, feminism, gender equality, the environment or cats vs dogs…this exhibition is open ended. What do you feel deserves more consideration? What subject, question, debate or discussion do you feel needs further examination? The Lake Country...

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Grape beginnings: BC Wine Museum remastered

Kelowna, a hundred years ago: After a day working in the orchards, you sit down on a dusty porch, kick of your boots, and enjoy a nice glass of Logana Loganberry wine. That’s right, long before the award winning Merlots and Chardonnays of the Okanagan wine market today, the industry had much humbler beginnings. It all started with J.W. Hughes, a local guy who first took a crack at making wine with loganberries, not grapes. Today, if you were to take a sip of that same wine, you’d probably spit it all over the veranda. It was all trial...

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10,000 bees swarm Kelowna Art Gallery

International Pollinator Week has come and gone but it has left something behind at the Kelowna Art Gallery – over 10,000 bees have taken over the walls of the Gallery’s front project space. These bees have been constructed from hand-made paper and now form an exhibition entitled For All is For Yourself. During the past winter, over 300 sheets of seed-embedded paper were created at workshops throughout the Okanagan with the help of hundreds of local volunteers, both individuals as well as groups and organizations. The paper was sent to exhibition partner chART Collective in Vancouver, who laser-cut it...

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Wine Education Seminar: Through the Ages - Vertical Tasting @ Quails' Gate | West Kelowna | BC | Canada
At Quails’ Gate – we love wine! We love drinking it – making it and learning about it so we’re launching a new set of fun and interactive wine education sessions to share some of[...]
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Mayor Colin Basran is the Chamber of Commerce’s guest speaker on January 26th providing his annual State-of-the-City address to a sold out crowd, about the past year’s successes, challenges and look ahead to where Council[...]

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