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August 2017

EXHIBIT: Heather Rose Boissoin

August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

"There is a unique beauty and mystery in wax painting. I love where my paintings take me once they are complete; to some distant fantasy world, or to a realm filled with vision and magic."

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EXHIBIT: Snail Wizard

August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

Snail Wizard Treasures, Hand crafted, up-cycled, from home. Damian Williams & Amy Plante offer quality hand made art, from jewelry, clothing, wall art and accessories.

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EXHIBIT: Stacey Smith

August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

"Each piece is a process of shattering the broad expanse of the canvas into little areas of discovery and wonder. There are pockets of colour – glowing lights and velvet shadows."

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EXHIBIT: The Tumbleweed Artist Collective

August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

"The Tumbleweed Gallery Artists are continually challenging and exploring individual advancement in the arts. As a group we support each other, and work together to provide a strong and active voice in the arts community."

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EXHIBIT: José Hernandez, ‘The Art of Dying’

August 2 @ 8:00 am - September 29 @ 8:00 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada + Google Map
Free

José Hernandez was an electrical engineer for most of his life with no background or pedigree in art. After an accident at work and subsequent near-death experience in January 2000, José’s life path changed dramatically.

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Arts Blast DAY Camps (ages 5-10)

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Sep 1, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$35

This unique camp experience allows your child to explore and expand their creativity in Visual Art, Music, Drama and/or Dance. This is a great introduction to visual and performing arts - offered the way you want it - on your schedule!

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JAZZ JAM

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

Live After 5: JAZZ JAM is open to both players and listeners of all ages. Come by, have some fun and the a chance to meet people in an approachable and relaxed environment.

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School of Blues with Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

With Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette, on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thursday each month. Open to professors and spectators.

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Chamber Music Kelowna presents: Jens Lindemann,trumpet with Jennifer Snow, piano

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Trumpeter Jens Lindemann has been described as part ballet dancer, part gymnast, and part magician. He is hailed as one of the most celebrated soloists in his instrument’s history.
In addition to her deep commitment to education, Jennifer Snow is a versatile performer who has appeared as a collaborative pianist throughout North America, Asia and Europe.

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Salsa Thursdays (Lesson & Dance)

August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$5

For dancers of all skill levels - Beginners Welcome! Includes SALSA lesson & dance - 30 minute lesson with dance to follow.

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Glass and Ceramic painting (ages 6-12)

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$15

Join Sarah for a fun filled class painting on glass and ceramics. We will be painting and exploring lots of designs and colours with a varied selection of cool cups, vases and glasses to choose from!

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Summer Clay and Art Camps @ Potters Addict (ages 7-13)

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until Aug 28, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$85

For all creative mud and art-loving kids! Children will learn about the therapeutic and creative value of clay as an art, along with painting using acrylic and oil paint on canvas. Craft and card making using archaic papers and canvas.

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Arts Blast for PRESCHOOLERS (ages 3-5)

August 21 @ 10:00 am - August 25 @ 12:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$95

Preschoolers explore the wonders of visual and performing arts. Camps are fun, encouraging, creative and safe experiences for boys and girls. Music and movement are integrated into a dynamic class with children having opportunity to sing, play and use variety of percussion instruments.

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Derek Seguin 43.0

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$34.50

Derek Seguin 43.0 delves deep into the challenges of being a single dad in your forties, with a girlfriend that has no kids, living in an ever-changing and all too supercilious world. His Québecois flare and original point of view will make you think, make you re-evaluate, and above all; will have you howling with laughter.

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STAINED GLASS MINI Workshop (ages 14 & up)

August 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$50

Introduction to stained glass. You will learn to cut glass, shape, foil, solder and finish a sun-catcher from a variety of easy patterns (consisting of about 4-5 pieces) ready to hang in your window.

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INTRODUCTION to MOSAICS (ages 12 & up)

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$35

Learn the ancient art of mosaics. We will be making a mosaic glass trivet or window hanging. No glass cutting or soldering required. Glass pieces have been tumbled to remove sharp edges.

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September 2017

EXHIBIT: Lynette Melnyk

September 2 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

Lynette Melnyk creates paintings that add visual harmony to a space that soothes the soul. As a contemporary abstract artist, Lynette's abstract expressionist style is created from her interpretation of nature, dance and music.

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EXHIBIT: Rachel Mercer

September 2 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

"These images and bits of paper had an extremely small chance of coming together this way; yet, over months and for thousands of tiny reasons, they did."

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EXHIBIT: Art in the Park

September 2 @ 8:00 am - September 28 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

Since 2008, the Art in the Park program has provided artists with special access to explore Canada’s national parks and then share their experience through art.

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STAMPED METAL CHARM NECKLACE (16-Adult)

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on Nov 27, 2017 at 5:00pm

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Personalized jewellery is all the CRAZE! Fun & Easy. In this workshop we will be hand stamping 3 charms using letter & number stamps and a hammer.

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heART Fit – Spontaneous Process Painting

September 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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heART Fit is a practice for those seeking a creative lifestyle and improved health through creative relaxation. Open to all ages and levels of experience...

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Musical Theatre (adults)

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on Oct 4, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on Nov 1, 2017 at 6:00pm

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$150

This thrilling class with a musical theatre master will get you motivated, inspired and understand how to respect and live a life of your role/roles. Includes scene study, voice, acting and body language, choreography and most importantly learning how to harvest presence onstage.

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Feel the Rhythm Drum Circle w/Jim Copeman

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$10

Explore Your Inner Rhythm. A drum circle allows you to do this in a nonjudgmental environment with friendly people.

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BIF NAKED “I Bificus Songs and Stories Tour”

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$46.25

From her beginnings as an orphan in India, to celebrated International Recording Artist, Poet and Author, BIF NAKED remains innovative, revolutionary, and inspiring. She churned her way through ever-increasingly hardcore bands Jungle Milk, Gorilla Gorilla, Chrome Dog and Dying To Be Violent to stardom as a solo Diva.

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FIRST thursdays in the Cultural District

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

Once the centre of the Okanagan Fruit Packing industry, Rotary Centre for the Arts is a hub for cultural activities. Home to a variety of artists and performers, we offer experiences that will appeal to every age and interest.

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The Comic Strippers

September 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$39

THE COMIC STRIPPERS A male stripper parody and improv comedy show. Your favourite comedy bodies are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits. A SHOW FOR ALL GENDERS… 19+ ONLY

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (ages 6-12)

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$150

A favorite Hallowe’en tale, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a fun version of the story that allows all young actors the opportunity to explore their talents as we prepare this mysterious play for performance.

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Chameleons are Cool (ages 7-12)

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$15

Join Sarah for a fun art class creating colourful chameleon art on canvas. We will be creating with mixed media and acrylic paints. We will be inspired by the wonderful book ‘Chameleons are Cool’ by Martin Jenkins.

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The Mousetrap (ages12-16)

September 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$175

Agatha Christie’s famous murder mystery about the unusual guests that arrive at Monkswell Manor Guest House on a snowy, dark night offers teen actors fun chances to shine in the most classic of whodunits.

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WHOLE 9 Yards of STAINED GLASS Window Art (adults)

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$120

In this two-part workshop you will learn: project design, choosing glass colours, cutting, shaping, foiling, solder, assembly and finishing techniques. We will be using the copper foil method. Bring your creativity!!

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Acting For The Screen (adults)

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$200

Tackle auditions with confidence, learn on set etiquette, build natural connections with on camera partners, and reveal character naturally with the coaching of an experienced actor/director who currently is on and directs a television and web series. Tips for marketing yourself and getting an agent as well!

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Capoeira for Adults (15+)

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$80

An Afro-Brazilian martial art and self-defense, combining dance, and self-defense techniques, plus learn how to play music and sing Capoeira songs.

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Pottery Wheel Techniques

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$257.25

Students will learn to make cylinders, bowls and a vase. Glazing and decorating will take place on the last day. Be prepared to have fun and get down and dirty.

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Hand Building Techniques – Level One

September 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$257.25

Students will explore the basic methods of clay forming. Slab and coil construction methods, surface decoration and glazing techniques will be developed. We will be making a variety of bowls, plates and containers.

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Bollywood Dance (all ages)

September 13 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Oct 18, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Come try this lively dance – the instructor has designed fun choreography that is filled with light steps and dance patterns. All ages and abilities welcome.

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RAFT a rock opera

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - September 16 @ 9:30 pm
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Sept 13-16 730pm evenings with Saturday Matinee 200pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Theatre Kelowna Proudly Presents RAFT
Written By Locals Randall Robinson and Pat Brown
Directed By Randall Robinson

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Tap Dance – Level One (ages 16+)

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until Oct 26, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$60

It's all about the noise! Tap is one of the greatest feel-good dances you'll ever encounter - it makes everyone smile. By the end of a couple of classes, you will be able to dance a short, simple routine that will sound 'right'.

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Tap Dance – Level Two (ages 16+)

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$65

This class is designed to take your skills to the next level, strengthening the fundamental steps, following Level One. Tap to great music, while increasing the pace for more of a cardio workout.

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FUSED GLASS PENDANTS (ages 12 – Adult)

September 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on Dec 4, 2017 at 5:00pm

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Fusing is the process of melting glass in a kiln until it fuses together into one piece. Use your creative spirit to make 2 pendants or key chains. Choose from pre-cut glass foundations, frit, stringers, copper cut outs and a special dichroic glass piece is added to complete your pendants.

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Completely Creedence

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$46.25

Woodstock alum Creedence Clearwater Revival ruled the late 60’s and early 70’s. Their Southern Rock style encompassing roots rock, swamp rock and blues produced the hit titles “Proud Mary”, “I Put a Spell on You”, “Suzie Q”, “Bad Moon Rising”, “Midnight Special”, “Travelin’ Band”, “Down On the Corner”, “Fortunate Son”, “Have You Ever Seen the Rain”, “Sweet Hitchhiker” and many others.

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The Giving Tree (ages 7-12)

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$15

Join Sarah for a fun art class creating ‘tree art’ on canvas. We will be creating with mixed media and acrylic paints. We will be inspired by the wonderful book ‘The Giving Tree’ by Shel Silverstein.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas (ages 6-12)

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$250

Have fun singing, dancing and acting in this amazing fun class which is a fun take on a Christmas classic.

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WIRE WORK JEWELLERY (ages 14 – Adult)

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Dec 18, 2017 at 5:00pm

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Learn the fundamentals of working with wire. We will make our own jewellery findings: jump rings, clasps, ear wires, wire wraps and a fun & funky pendant hanger to which you will add bead dangles

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Debra Digiovanni

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Comedian Debra DiGiovanni has been called the “Best Comedian to see after a Messy Break Up” and for three years running-she was named Canada’s favorite female comedian. Debra’s comedy has a sharp edge while maintaining a playful, happy air. Her humor and charm lies in her unflinching honesty and openness, and rapid-fire delivery.

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Westjet Wine Tastings- Friday

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$79

The Westjet Wine Tastings combine sass, savour, and social in one funky venue. The two-night Fall Westjet Wine Tasting let guests sample over 200 wines from British Columbia where wineries are organized in their different regions. You can tour throughout the Okanagan Wine Country without having to drive.

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JUST for KIDS: MOSAIC CHALK BOARD (ages 6-12)

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$20

Using pre-cut pieces of glass (all glass has been tumbled to remove any sharp edges). Using your creativity you will add a glass border to a chalk board. Have fun & take home a colourful chalk board for your messages.

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Saturday Popcorn Playhouse: The Frog Prince (ages 3+)

September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Drop in, see a mini-play you can join in with New Vintage actors and enjoy a yummy treat, too.

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Westjet Wine Tastings-Saturday

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$79

The Westjet Wine Tastings combine sass, savour, and social in one funky venue. The two-night Fall Westjet Wine Tasting let guests sample over 200 wines from British Columbia where wineries are organized in their different regions.

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October 2017

STAINED GLASS MINI Workshop (adults)

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$50

Introduction to stained glass. You will learn to cut glass, shape, foil, solder and finish a sun-catcher from a variety of easy patterns (consisting of about 4-5 pieces) ready to hang in your window.

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Ballet Kelowna’s Launch

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

Launch is a one-hour informal showing that will preview new work from Ballet Kelowna’s 2017/18 Season and provide a glimpse into the Company’s daily training, rehearsals, and the choreographic process.

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Pro-D at the RCA (Ages 5-10)

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Our professional instructors are geared up to keep youth involved & active in a variety of ways; dance/ drama games and art masterpieces, to name a few. Advance registration preferred, drop-in’s welcome.

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Clowning Around – Awakening the JOY within! (ages 16+)

October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$110

Would you like to feel more enthusiasm and look at life more creatively and confidently? Through the creation of a clown type character in this 6 week course, living more authentically and joyfully is just around the corner!

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MEMORY WIRE BRACELET (ages 10 – adult)

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on Dec 16, 2017 at 10:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$25

Come for this fun class. Put together a fabulous bracelet using memory wire & beads. Choose from an array of colours. Lots of colours to choose from. Use your imagination to create a funky beady pattern.

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Digging Roots

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Digging Roots utilizes the traditional Anishinabek Song Lines composition technique of tracing melody and rhythm from the contours of the land. This traditional method of creating songs is paired with modern Eurocentric techniques of composition.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until Oct 21, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Boisterous, ribald and ultimately devastating, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is the unforgettable story of a mental hospital and its inhabitants. In a world where sanity means conformity and following the rules is the only way to survive, this is a powerful exploration of the beauty and the danger of being an original.

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Flowers in a Turquoise Vase (ages 7-12)

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$15

Join Sarah for a fun art class creating ‘flowers in a vase’ art. We will be looking at still life and creating a piece inspired by Odilon Redon. We will be experimenting with watercolour paint in this class.

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Pottery Wheel Techniques

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$257.25

Students will learn to make cylinders, bowls and a vase. Glazing and decorating will take place on the last day. Be prepared to have fun and get down and dirty.

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Hand Building Techniques – Level One

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$257.25

Students will explore the basic methods of clay forming. Slab and coil construction methods, surface decoration and glazing techniques will be developed. We will be making a variety of bowls, plates and containers.

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Chamber Music Kelowna Presents: Rolston String Quartet

October 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Rolston String Quartet (part of the Chamber Music Kelowna 2017/2018 Concert Season)
The Rolston String Quartet was named among the “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30” by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s in 2016.

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Pro-D at the RCA (Ages 5-10)

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Our professional instructors are geared up to keep youth involved & active in a variety of ways; dance/ drama games and art masterpieces, to name a few. Advance registration preferred, drop-in’s welcome.

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Acting For The Stage (adults)

October 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$200

Study scenes and monologues that are tailored for your skill and interest level with other actors that are looking to practice the skills of effective and authentic performance. Tips on auditioning and networking to land roles are also a part of this exciting class.

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Let’s Knit Socks

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

If you’ve always wanted to learn to knit socks, this class is for you. They are an awesome winter project and easily slipped into your bag to knit on whenever you’ve got time.

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Bollywood Dance (all ages)

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Nov 29, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Come try this lively dance – the instructor has designed fun choreography that is filled with light steps and dance patterns. All ages and abilities welcome.

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Scenic Folk Art (ages 7-12)

October 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$15

Join Sarah for a fun art class creating ‘Maud Lewis’ inspired folk art. We will be looking at Maud Lewis’s work and will recreate our own folk art inspired by her work. We will be creating with colourful acrylic paint and pastel!

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Saturday Popcorn Playhouse: Snow White and Rose Red (ages 3+)

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Drop in, see a mini-play you can join in with New Vintage actors and enjoy a yummy treat, too.

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Haunted at the Rotary Centre for the Arts

October 28 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$30

Kinshira's "Dark Ceremony"

There are whispers around the fire pit at night, telling tales of tribe of skeletal worshipers, black magic sorcery and human sacrifice. A dark and sinister clan, obtaining the souls of the living through seduction, fear and flame.

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Capoeira for Adults (15+)

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$80

An Afro-Brazilian martial art and self-defense, combining dance, and self-defense techniques, plus learn how to play music and sing Capoeira songs.

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November 2017

Tap Dance – Level One (ages 16+)

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until Dec 14, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$60

It's all about the noise! Tap is one of the greatest feel-good dances you'll ever encounter - it makes everyone smile. By the end of a couple of classes, you will be able to dance a short, simple routine that will sound 'right'.

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Tap Dance – Level Two (ages 16+)

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$65

This class is designed to take your skills to the next level, strengthening the fundamental steps, following Level One. Tap to great music, while increasing the pace for more of a cardio workout.

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Pro-D at the RCA (Ages 5-10)

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Our professional instructors are geared up to keep youth involved & active in a variety of ways; dance/ drama games and art masterpieces, to name a few. Advance registration preferred, drop-in’s welcome.

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INTRODUCTION to MOSAICS (ages 12 – adult)

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Learn the ancient art of mosaics. We will be making a mosaicked glass trivet, window hanging or picture frame. No glass cutting or soldering required.

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Musical Theatre Mash Up (ages 12-16)

November 4 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$150

Take on your triple threat with the amazing Josie Morrow in this fantastically fun class that incorporates all of your favourite songs.

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Felting Slippers: Warm Feet in Winter

November 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$125

How awesome is it to come home on a cold winter day and slip your feet into cozy, warm slippers. This class will teach you to felt your own slippers. Learn the basics of wet felting, needle felting and creating your own design.

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Liberation Days

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Nov 9, 2017

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Nov 10, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Liberation Days is a beautiful tale of humanity and hope as a community comes to terms with both love and what war has taken away.

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Model Making – 2 part class (ages 7-12)

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$30

Join Sarah in a 2 week fun art class. We will be creating 3D models using paper, tape and plaster gauze. Children will be able to choose from a number of figurative ideas, and then we will begin to form our model using shape and various techniques.

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Snowman Magic: Needle felt your own

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$65

Winter is all about Magic and Snowmen. This class will assist you in creating your own magical snowman. We will learn the basics of needle felting and a bit of wet felting to create this snowy friend.

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WIRE WORK RINGS & EARRINGS (16 – adult)

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

In this class you will learn to make ear wires and simple dangles which will be attached to the ear wires. We will use a ring mandrel to form the rings. Choose silver plate wire or copper wire plus beads & crystals to complete the projects.

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Chamber Music Kelowna Presents: Katherine Chi, piano

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Pianist Katherine Chi, is firmly established as one of Canada’s fastest rising stars, and has performed throughout Europe and North America to great acclaim.

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Upwolfing: A New Felting Technique

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$45

This is a taster class inviting you to experience the fun of learning a new technique. This class is for both the beginner and experienced felter.
Judith will show you how to use the upwolfing matt and what possibilities are available with this technique. Upwolfing is used to make scarves, clothing, art pieces, whatever & where ever you imagination takes you.

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JUST for KIDS FUSED GLASS FUN FACES & ANIMALS (ages 6-12)

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$25

In this workshop you will make 3 funny faces. Choose to add a magnet for your fridge or wire to make a necklace or dangle doodle for your window. Using your imagination and pre-cut shapes we will add bits, pieces and stringers to decorate your pieces.

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Pottery Wheel Techniques

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$257.25

Students will learn to make cylinders, bowls and a vase. Glazing and decorating will take place on the last day. Be prepared to have fun and get down and dirty.

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Hand Building Techniques – Level One

November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$257.25

Students will explore the basic methods of clay forming. Slab and coil construction methods, surface decoration and glazing techniques will be developed. We will be making a variety of bowls, plates and containers.

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Saturday Popcorn Playhouse: 101 Dalmations (ages 3+)

November 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Drop in, see a mini-play you can join in with New Vintage actors and enjoy a yummy treat, too.

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Soap Opera Improv! (adults)

November 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$200

Take the leap into improvisation with New Vintage Actors. Be a part of a live soap opera improv show all while learning tricks to keep you on your toes and ready for anything!

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Dryer Balls: Colourful Adventures

November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$20

Dyer balls are a great natural, eco-friendly aternative to liquid fabric softener and dryer sheets. They work by separating the clothes as they circulate in the dryer, softening clothes, reducing static cling, absorbing moisture and significantly reducing drying time. They are fun to make and use 100% wool.

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Music of the Heavens feat. Orchid Ensemble

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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The Music of Heavens is a community-based creation of a live musical and multimedia visual animated performance told through images of ancient astrological stories exploring myths and belief systems that make up our rich multicultural fabric of Canadian society.

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December 2017

JUST for KIDS FUSED GLASS CHRISTMAS TREES (ages 6-12)

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$25

In this workshop you will make 3 fused glass Christmas Trees. Choose to add a magnet for your fridge or wire to make a necklace or dangle doodle for your window. Using your imagination and pre-cut shapes we will add bits, pieces and stringers to decorate your pieces.

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Winter/Holiday Felted Ornament Workshop

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$50

Come learn the art of needle felting in this winter/holiday themed class and make ornaments (one larger, one smaller). This is a perfect seasonal treat for yourself or as a gift for someon

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Winter/Holiday Felted Ornament Workshop

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$50

Come learn the art of needle felting in this winter/holiday themed class and make ornaments (one larger, one smaller). This is a perfect seasonal treat for yourself or as a gift for someon

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Christmas Gift Creation for Mum (ages 7-12)

December 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$20

Let’s create handmade gifts for Mum. Unique art on canvas, homemade card, hand painted glassware and pretty tree ornament.

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FRAGMENT ART FUSING (ages 12 – adult)

December 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$60

Fusing is the process of melting glass in the kiln. Get Creative!! Easy-peasy… In this workshop you will design and make a fused glass window hanging. No glass cutting required.

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A Kelowna Christmas Carol

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Dec 16, 2017

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until Dec 17, 2017

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Dec 21, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Celebrate Canada's 150th with this magnificent Christmas production of Charles Dicken's classic, set in the first days of our fine city, complete with music. A wonderful holiday treat for all ages.

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Christmas Craft Creation for Dad (ages 7-12)

December 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$20

Let’s create handmade gifts for Dad. Unique art on canvas, homemade card, hand painted mug and handmade key chain.

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January 2018

Arts Blast: Winter Break DAY Camps (ages 5-10)

Jan 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Jan 5, 2018

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

This unique camp experience allows your child to explore and expand their creativity in Visual Art, Music, Drama and/or Dance. This is a great introduction to visual and performing arts!

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Rock of Ages

Jan 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Jan 7, 2018

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Jan 10, 2018

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Jan 11, 2018

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Jan 12, 2018

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Jan 13, 2018

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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We want to rock you, again! New Vintage Theatre proudly remounts their record setting production of Rock of Ages. Featuring iconic songs from Journey, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar and more, this Tony award winning show about a small town girl and boy who go to LA to make it big features a killer band and cast that will bring you right back to the 1980's on leave you wanting more.

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February 2018

Chamber Music Kelowna Presents: The Gryphon Trio

Feb 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Now in their 3rd decade of performing, the Gryphon Trio has impressed international audiences and the press with its highly refined, dynamic performances and has firmly established itself as one of the world’s preeminent piano trios. Winner of the prestigious Canada Council’s 2013 Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts, they have performed repertoire that ranges from the traditional to the contemporary and from European classicism to New World jazz and popular song.

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Pro-D at the RCA (Ages 5-10)

Feb 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Our professional instructors are geared up to keep youth involved & active in a variety of ways; dance/ drama games and art masterpieces, to name a few. Advance registration preferred, drop-in’s welcome.

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March 2018

Campground with Lucas Myers

Mar 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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A young man goes missing from a provincial campground while on a personal journey to discover himself. Four people are suspects, despite lack of evidence aside from Facebook posts and the video from the young man’s cell phone but the overzealous detective is undeterred. Was there foul play?

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April 2018

Chamber Music Kelowna Presents: The Zodiac Trio and Ariel Barnes, Cello

Apr 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

The Zodiac Trio is recognized by many to be one of the foremost clarinet-violin-piano ensembles performing today. In its relatively short history, the ensemble formed in 2006 at the Manhattan School of Music before becoming the first American group and the only ensemble with a wind instrument to enter the esteemed Ysaye Quartet Chamber Music program at the Paris Superior Conservatory.

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