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March 2018

EXHIBIT: Shimshon Obadia, ‘Small Signs of Big Change’

Mar 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - Mar 29, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

We rush, we hustle, we drive. It’s the constant presence of, and instant response to, signage that gets us there, guides us, tells us, and ultimately fills in the gaps… because without them, we are completely lost.

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June 2018

Older & Reckless Dance Performance

Jun 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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The Kelowna edition of MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's Older & Reckless features acclaimed senior dancers Stelio Calagias (Nelson), Cori Derickson (Westbank First Nation), Joe Laughlin (Vancouver) and Ballet Kelowna's Simone Orlando, plus a community performance by local dance enthusiasts.

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Dance Inertia-Array of Dance

Jun 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating indefinitely

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

"Dance Inertia presents it’s final performance of its 2017-18 season. Come enjoy a great afternoon of dance with Dance Inertia!!"

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Summer Arts Blast DAY Camps (ages 5-10)

Jun 29, 2018 @ 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 Aug 31, 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 Music, Drama/Dance and Visual Art.

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July 2018

EXHIBIT: Sandra Cook

Jul 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - Jul 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Sandra Cook is a Kelowna based visual artist and painter. Her artistic efforts are concerned with growth and self expression. Her Interests in painting are influenced by the sights and sounds of everyday life.

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EXHIBIT: TALK

Jul 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - Jul 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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“TALK” is show is made up of paintings from 5 UBCO BFA students. Each one of these artists explores how colour is able to express emotions regarded to place and human experience.

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EXHIBIT: Anetta Sidorowicz

Jul 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - Jul 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Anetta Sidorowicz is a highly motivated and result orientated ceramic artist. She has a proven track record of teaching clay as an art form, which includes glazing and decorative techniques and the ancient method of sculpture and coil design.

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Zouk Dance Workshops and Social with Sydney Charisse (USA)

Jul 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Wednesday ZOUK Night with Special Guest: !!! Sydney Charisse (NY, USA) !!! July 11th - SCHEDULE - Doors at 6:30: 7:00 pm - Zouk Fundamentals for crossover dancers 8:00 pm - Taking Your Zouk to the Next Level through Creativity and Musicality 9:00 pm - Favourite Genres* Social Dancing - DJ Sydney * Zouk, Kizomba, Bachata, Salsa, WCS and more :) DANCE STUDIO: Rotary Centre for the Arts Sun FM studio FULL PASS: $30 Two Workshops: $25 One Workshop: $15…

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August 2018

EXHIBIT: Shannon Cross

Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Art has fostered in her a continuous love of learning. Shannon believes there is no right or wrong way to paint. She focuses on light, colour, and depth, often using texture. She uses many layers of paint to create something rich and interesting - using only fine acrylic products.

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EXHIBIT: Cool Arts, ‘Cool Cats’

Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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This exhibition is by Cool Arts, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing fine arts opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities living in the Central Okanagan.

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EXHIBIT: Angela Hansen, ‘Morphogenesis’

Aug 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - Aug 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

Angela creates with encaustics and acrylics and her work is recognized for its organic-inspired imagery, sculptural qualities and use of texture. She is very interested in the human psyche and that which cannot be seen; that which exists through experience, time and change.

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Zouk Dance Workshops and Social with Laura Riva (Toronto, ON)

Aug 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Friday ZOUK Night with Special Guest: !!! Laura Riva (Toronto, ON) !!!
6:30 pm Doors / 7:00 pm - Body Isolations Author's Methodology / 8:00 pm - Zouk Connection and Joy of Dancing / 9:00 pm - Social Dancing

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September 2018

EXHIBIT: Tina Siddiqui, Bobbi Wallace, Ramona Hoeft

Sep 2, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Exhibition of the artwork of Tina Siddiqui, Bobbi Wallace and Ramona Hoeft.

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EXHIBIT: Angela Hansen

Sep 2, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Angela Hansen is a Lake Country-based artist and art instructor. Angela creates primarily with encaustics and her work is recognized for its organic-inspired imagery, sculptural qualities and use of texture.

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EXHIBIT: Ponderosa Spinners, Weavers & Fibre Artists

Sep 2, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Ponderosa Spinners, Weavers & Fibre Artists foster the art and craft of fibre arts, educate, help and support each other, and encourage beginners.

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EXHIBIT: Walter Coates

Sep 8, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Walter Coates is a photographer and digital artist, with a particular interest in calligraphic images inspired by nature.

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A Taste of Fringe

Sep 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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A Taste of Fringe supported by ARTSCO September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am (doors at 6:30 pm) Fringe is for renegades, for the brave, for the adventurous. Fringe is for the curious. Fringe is for Kelowna. On Saturday, September 22, curious, adventure-seeking renegades will descend on the Rotary Centre for the Arts as we pull back the curtain and reveal A Taste of Fringe. For one night only, we will welcome two award-winning performers to share their fun…

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Coronation St. ‘Beth & Sinead’

Sep 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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A rare treat for Coronation Street fans, Beth & Sinead offer a chance to hear from the newer generation of Corrie Stars who are behind the sewing machines and exciting story lines at the Underworld factory. Showcasing Lisa George who plays Beth Sutherland and Katie McGlynn who play Sinead Tinker her niece on Britain’s longest-running television drama.

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Dancers of Damelahamid: FLICKER

Sep 29, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Flicker is the story of a young man discovering his potential. He sets out on a journey and becomes lost; fortunately, help comes in the form of a flicker that guides him and watches over him. His journey takes him from the high cliffs of the mountains to deep beneath the waters.

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October 2018

Mad World-A Post-Apocalyptic Circus

Oct 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada

Come one come all for an evening of visual & performance art, music and fire!
In this wasteland of metal, muses and characters from all corners of the world, let us come together to celebrate Kinshira's 10th Year of performance!

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Bestkind Comedy Tour ft: Mike Lynch, Colin Hollett, Brian Aylward

Oct 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$30

They're at it again! Colin Hollett (NTV, CTV), Mike Lynch (The Outhouse, CBC) and Brian Aylward ("Best Standup Comic" - Canadian Comedy Awards) are bringing their new BEST KIND COMEDY TOUR across Canada this fall.

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

Oct 19, 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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Chamber Music Kelowna -Dali Quartet & Olga Kern, piano

Oct 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:30pm The members of the Dali Quartet are from Venezuela, Puerto Rico and the United States and studied with world-renowned artists at Yale and Indiana Universities, Cleveland Institute of Music and Simon Bolivar Conservatory in Venezuela. Based now in Philadelphia, the quartet is sought after for its signature mix of Classical, Romantic and Latin American repertoire and engaging and passionate performances. Russian-American pianist Olga Kern was the First Prize Winner of the Rachmaninoff International Piano Competition…

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Arts Blast for Adults

Oct 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$25

This evening features Art, Drama, Dance, and Music and is led by professional instructors… a stellar experience exploring the power of imagination.

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The Jungle Room

Oct 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$21

Passion and Performance Arts Inc presents: The Jungle Room: Robyn, Haley, and Sara are working at The Jungle Room Nightclub one evening when Von enters to shake things up for everyone. Enamoured with Robyn from the start, Von immediately works to make her his. Sara is all for the match, hoping her friend will find love like she has with the club’s bartender, Mykal. And Haley is excited about anything that will add some excitement and a little chaos to…

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Irish Mythen with Braden Gates

Oct 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$26.25

Her latest release, the self titled Irish Mythen, gained her recognition around the globe with nominations and wins coming from Music PEI, East Coast Music Association, Folk Alliance International and Socan. Write-ups in Australian Guitar Magazine, the Rolling Stone, and a plethora of online publications world-wide have helped plant Irish firmly on the map of 'Must See Artists'.

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God is a Scottish Drag Queen 2- The Second Coming

Oct 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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God, dressed in a floral power suit, returns to skewer everything from Platypus to Pocahontas in a hilarious sequel 2,000 years in the making! Fans across North America fell in love with the original show and this sequel has become even more popular!

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November 2018

RCA Jazz Dance (adults 16+)

Nov 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$60

Jazz dance is a motivating, fun, upbeat class with a lot of movement. Jazz involves a broad range of styles ranging from the 1950's to modern Jazz today. This class is suitable if you are new to Jazz dance, or if you want to develop your existing skills and confidence.

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EXHIBIT: Jiri and Lucie Bakala

Nov 2, 2018 - Nov 29, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Lucie and Jiri are passionate documentary filmmakers based in Kelowna, focusing mostly on natural history, culture, environment, and travel.

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EXHIBIT: Jeanne Bates

Nov 2, 2018 - Nov 30, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Jeanne Bates presents a number of acrylic paintings which exhibit the profound influences of both ancient Japanese artists and her favourite impressionist, Monet. She loves the colours and vibrancy achieved by acrylic-enhanced pigments, plus the feel of the brush on canvas.

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EXHIBIT: Helene Killingsworth

Nov 2, 2018 - Nov 29, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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From studies of Kelowna’s flora and fauna to landscape paintings of the Rocky Mountains, the scenery of western Canada has come to define Helene Killingsworth's art.

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Cosmic Throat Singer Matthew Kocel Evening

Nov 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$35

“Words seem so deficient for explaining the depth of experience we all felt... I was being moved by sound, my whole body was light and vibrating.”
— Vancouver Yoga Review
Imagine floating in an ocean of sacred sound… vibration so profound it seems to take on qualities of form, texture and color.
It’s hard to believe these sounds come from a human.

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Bridal Extravaganza

Nov 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$15

The Bridal Extravaganza Over $30,000 in door prizes Trip for 2 to Cabo Fashion shows Entertainment Food & Music Sunday Nov. 4th, 2018 12pm to 5pm Tickets:$15 General Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304.

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Age with Confidence

Nov 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$30

Age with Confidence! What you need to know to add more life to your years ahead. With, Dr. Samir K. Sinha MD, DPhil, FRCPC, AGSF Friday November 9, 2018 Discover how to be the best advocate for your own healthy aging. Learn about the latest innovations in health care for older Canadians. Hear updates on the push towards the development of a National Senior Strategy. - Dr. Samir K. Sinha is a passionate and respected advocate for the needs of…

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

Nov 13, 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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Songs of the Southern Belles

Nov 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until Nov 16, 2018

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Songs of the Southern Belles celebrates the masterfully written melodies and lyrics of an age when country music reigned throughout the airwaves and local dances. It's pure gold-record entertainment set in the traditional style of the Grand Ole Opry.

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Chamber Music Kelowna-Aspen Trio

Nov 17, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Saturday, November 17, 2018, 7:30pm The Aspen String Trio is one of the rare professional string trios performing and touring today. As summer faculty colleagues at the Aspen Festival and School in Colorado, these artists have been playing together for more than twenty years. Violinist David Perry is an Artist-in-Residence at the University of Wisconsin and is first violin in the Pro Arte Quartet. He served as concertmaster of the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra and has recorded a number of violin…

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Prevents!

Nov 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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December 2018

EXHIBIT: Rosa Ji

Dec 2, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

Rosa Ji is an artist originally from China. She hopes that through her work, more people will be able to understand Chinese culture and art painting. Rosa chose a series of paintings based on the most representative mythology story in china, "Shan Hai Jing".

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EXHIBIT: Jeanne Byron “True Colours”

Dec 2, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

In relation to people, the phrase, ‘true colours’ refers to an individual’s core values – the essential, basic elements that motivate us. Does that phrase apply to art? If so, what does that look like? What are the essential, basic elements of art, in particular, my art?

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EXHIBIT: Roberta Nadeau & Noëlle Nadeau-Khoo

Dec 2, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018
Kelowna, BC Canada

Matriarchal Muse - A Conversation. A grouping of paintings by Noelle Nadeau & Roberta Nadeau carefully chosen to shed light on this special mother - daughter relationship and how it is reflected through their art. This show is a homage to motherhood, love, and sacrifice.

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EXHIBIT: Cool Arts Artists

Dec 2, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

Wearable art hats were created this fall in weekend workshops lead by senior art educator Amy Bradshaw in the Cool Arts Studio. In these workshops artists explored art and fashion worlds and then dreamed up their fantastical pieces while exploring costume design and exaggerated art.

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Shriners Variety Show

Dec 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating indefinitely

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

4pm and 7pm shows! We are pleased to present our annual BC Shriners Variety Show with proceeds benefiting the Shriners activities! The Shriners provide FREE transportation and FREE hospital care for children in our communities regardless of their families ability to pay! Join us for an evening of cutting edge illusions, magic, juggling and comedy! Featuring Canada’s favourite magical duo Murray Hatfield & Teresa, who will be performing jaw dropping illusions with a dash of mischief and mayhem and incredible…

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Zouk Dance Workshops and Social

Dec 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$30

Kelowna Salsa Community is proud to bring you an Introductory workshop on Zouk! 6:30 - 7:30 PM - Introduction to Zouk 7:30 - 8:30 PM - Intermediate Patterns 8:30 - 10:30 PM - Social $30 for KSCS Members or $40 for non-members. $8 Social Drop-In ---About Zouk and the Instructors--- Brazilian Zouk is one of the newest dances to the Okanagan but one of the fastest growing dances in North America. Known for it's flowing style, musicality, and sensual hair…

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January 2019

EXHIBIT: David Klaue

January 2 - January 31
Kelowna, BC Canada

Inspired by his art teacher Mrs. Shaw. She taught David about the Italian artists Michelangelo, and Leonardo da Vinci, and the England graffiti artist Banksey, which set the course to create sketches of familiar faces, abstract sculptures, and paintings.

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EXHIBIT: Pat Nelson

January 2 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

To Pat, the most powerful and poignant art is that which captures life in the moment: a gesture, a pose, a facial expression, the interactions between people or animals. These unique and special moments intrigue and inspire her. She seeks to create work that will provoke an emotion in the viewer.

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Chamber Music Kelowna-Lysander Piano Trio

January 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

Friday, January 11, 2019, 7:30pm The Lysander Piano Trio was formed at The Juilliard School in New York in 2009 and takes its name from Shakespeare’s: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Winners of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, the Bronze Medal at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition and the C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition, this Trio has performed extensively in major centers across North America. Highlights include performances at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall,…

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Objects in Motion Animated Film

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Jan 22, 2019 at 7:00pm

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Jan 15: An evening of animated shorts from the National Film Board archives and independent film-makers from around the world including 2018 selections from The Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Jan 22: An evening of experimental animation showcasing both seasoned artists and directors as well as new and emerging independent artists and storytellers from Canada and beyond. Tickets: Advance $7 General Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304.

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Blindside

January 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

This event takes place at Black Box Theatre 1375 Water St, Kelowna, BC In a feat of riveting comedy, one-eyed storytelling champion and cancer survivor Stephanie Morin-Robert recounts her life as a feisty 7 year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower. In Blindside, a prospector’s recent diamond discovery forces his daughter, a young and sheltered cancer patient with a prosthetic eye, to change schools in the middle of the third grade. While her family members are distracted by their…

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Switch It On

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Jan 18, 2019

Kelowna, BC Canada
$12.50

The music, dance and spoken word poetry show is based on a take off of the theatre term “Find your light”. In theatre it means finding the bright light in which you perform best.

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Ideas Bobert!

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating indefinitely

An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until Jan 19, 2019

An event every day that begins at 2:30pm, repeating until Jan 19, 2019

Kelowna, BC Canada

These shows will take place at the Black Box Theatre 1375 Water St, Kelowna, BC Jan 18, 6pm or 7:30pm and Jan 19, 1pm or 2:30pm From award winning creator Candice Roberts comes a clown tour de force of comedy conundrum. With a vintage silent film styling, shadow puppetry, stop motion, animation projections, dance and live music, the world of Ideas Bobert! is rich with magic and creativity. For more about Candy Roberts visit the artist’s website and preview Ideas…

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MacBeth Muet

January 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Jan 20, 2019

Kelowna, BC Canada

A soldier loyal to his country encounters three witches on the battlefield that tell him he will be king. Now, Macbeth and his partner in crime, Lady Macbeth, are on a bloody path of ambition, power, and betrayal. Macbeth Muet completely deconstructs this Shakespeare tragedy into a fast-paced, visceral theatre experience, using the body, objects as imagery, and a ton of fake blood. Entire scenes are reduced to a single look, as Shakespeare’s complex and beautiful poetry is rendered mute…

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Bushel and Peck

January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

This show takes place at the Black Box Theatre 1375 Water St, Kelowna, BC Living Things 2019 presents: Bushel and Peck January 20th 2019 2pm Alastair Knowles (James & Jamesy) and Stéphanie Morin-Robert (Merkin Sisters / BLINDSIDE) fuse their mastery of comedy and movement as they tear up their performance handbook, touch the untouchable, and are blown away by the uproarious consequences. Bushel and Peck will boisterously charm your naked heart. “Brilliant and absurd. The perfect tonic for whatever ails…

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The Boom Booms

January 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

“Feel-good music, soaked in classic soul and served on a 21st century platter.” – BeatRoute Magazine The Boom Booms are a celebrated Canadian band from Vancouver, BC. They blend storytelling and dance music with draws on funk, soul and latin styles. The Boom Booms have spent the last decade touring the world and playing festivals (Pemberton, Squamish Live, Toronto Jazz Fest and more). Their debut album ‘Hot Rum’, written on their inaugural tour from Vancouver to Panama, garnered a dedicated…

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Butt Kapinski

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until Jan 27, 2019

Kelowna, BC Canada

Living Things 2019 presents: Butt Kapinski January 26 2019 7:30pm and January 27 at 8pm at the Black Box Theatre 19+ Event Think it’s a solo show? Think again. Private eye Butt Kapinski invites you to co-star in a film noir murder mystery. Join Butt in a seedy world of sex, sin, shadows and subterfuge as you take the ride of a full-on interactive comedic experience. Kick reality to the curb! Play in a world of dark dreams and bad…

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Pepper Pepper: Diva Practice

January 26 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

This show takes place at the Black Box Theatre 1375 Water St, Kelowna, BC Living Things 2019 presents: Pepper Pepper: Diva Practice January 26th 9pm This is a 19+ event. Being fabulous takes practice! Diva Practice embodies fabulousness by hybridizing drag, technological interventions and contemporary dance. While blending of genres, Diva walks between the worlds of nightlife, dance-theatre, and installation, while also making accomplices of the audience. For more information, visti the Pepper Pepper project website or preview the show…

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Sarah MacDougall

January 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

RCA Presents Sarah MacDougall “One of the greatest talents of our era” — ROOTSTIME, BELGIUM ‘All The Hours I Have Left To Tell You Anything’is a record about strength, identity, death, the breakdown of relationships, birth, and the ghosts we honor and carry throughout. It is my fourth record. It was written in the midst of the death of my grandparents, the birth of my niece, and a break up. The nine songs are influenced by the vastness of the…

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February 2019

EXHIBIT: Jane Udochi

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

Jane was born in Lagos Nigeria in 1999. She is a self-taught artist and did not learn within art classes or from instructional mediums. She decided to learn these techniques for herself in order to find her own art style mainly centered on that of perception and how there is more hidden behind what we can normally be seen on the surface.

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EXHIBIT: Jenny Meyers

February 1 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

Jenny Meyers was born and raised in Calgary Alberta. She has been painting for as long as she can remember. Painting is her passion. Jane loves to create beautiful pieces for people to enjoy.

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Chamber Music Kelowna-Mark Fewer violin & Hank Knox, harpsichord

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

Friday, February 8, 2019, 7:30pm The rarely performed Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord of J.S. Bach have been called “miracles of music”, where a single violin embarks on some of the most remarkable musical discourses ever written. Juno Award- winning violinist Mark Fewer has performed around the world to critical acclaim in virtually every role asked for of a violinist, from the early Baroque to avant-garde. His varied career includes concert master of the Vancouver Symphony, performing in chamber music…

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PATTERNS

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Presented through Living Things Festival (Innerfish Theatre Society) PATTERNS FEB 9, 2019 8PM Tickets:$15 General $10 Student Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304. PATTERNS February 9 8PM RCA An Interactive Art, Science, and Technology performance featuring highly acclaimed Western Canadian musicians and artists. The performance showcases the diversity and trans-disciplinary nature of technologically-informed art. Artists and links to their work: Julie Andreyev Jim Bizzochi Ashley Blacquiere Aleksandra Dulic Keith Hamel Simon Overstall…

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Couples Connect

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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We are lovers of love! We are bringing this special evening together, for you and your beloved, as a celebration of your connection. Cam will gently drum while Alisa guides you through breath work designed to enhance harmony between you and your partner then some eye gazing and a beautiful transition into relaxing meditation with our Alchemy Crystal Singing Bowls. The result of this evening will be the creation of deeper awareness with your partner, profound individual relaxation to create…

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Bridal Extravaganza

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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The Bridal Extravaganza Over $30,000 in door prizes Trip for 2 to Cabo Fashion shows Entertainment Food & Music Tickets:$13.75 General Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-530

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

February 22 @ 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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When Calories Don’t Count

February 27 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$20

As an Internationally acclaimed Speaker, Occupational Therapist, and Holistic Nutrition Consultant, Michelle Riddle reveals scientifically proven strategies that Curb Cravings, Burn Fat, Empower Health Discover the 5 metabolic tricks that will increase your vitality 1. Harness Hormones 2. Tame the Toxins 3. Fuel up with Anti-Inflammatory, Fat Burning Foods 4. Snooze to Loose (Weight that is) 5. Exercise that's Right for YOU

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Eco Parenting for the 21st Century

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$15

The rapidly changing social and environmental climate of the 21st Century raises new challenges for today's parent.   Technology, Toxins, Pollution, EMFs, Pesticides, Herbicides, Processed Food, .... Engage with leading science to reveal the strategies to empower resilience Gather tools to reduce our global footprint and lower toxic exposures for our children Develop the skills to build sustainable futures for the generations to come As an Internationally acclaimed Speaker, Occupational Therapist, Holistic Nutrition Consultant, and Adviser with the University of Alberta's…

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March 2019

EXHIBIT: Shannon Wilson

March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm

Shannon is a Canadian artist residing in the Okanagan Valley. In 2002, She recieved a Studio Art Diploma from Capilano University in Vancouver, BC. She is focused on acrylic and mixed media painting, teaching art therapy and facilitating painting classes. 

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EXHIBIT: Bikram Rasaili

March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm

Bikram loves to paint and capture the spirit of the Nepalese people and the beauty in every landscape. He has created works in oil, watercolor, pastels and pencil sketches. Bikram has had five exhibitions in Nepal, and in 2018 his work was displayed at the Art Walk in Winfield, B.C.

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Shari Ulrich

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$35

RCA Presents: Shari Ulrich March 1st 2019 7:30pm Shari Ulrich celebrates 45 years as a touring recording artist and multi-instrumentalist (violin, mandolin, piano, guitar dulcimer, & harmonica). From Pied Pumkin through The Hometown Band, and on as a solo artist and multi-instrumentalist has lead to 23 albums – including her collaboration with solo artists Bill Henderson and Roy Forbes (UHF), Barney Bentall & Tom Taylor (BTU), and The High Bar Gang, a 7 piece bluegrass band with Barney Bentall .…

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New Directions

March 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

Presented by Village Dance Academy: Join us for a night of entertainment! "NEW DIRECTIONS" will be our very first show as The Village Dance Academy (formerly known as Reflections Dance Studio)! We are incredibly excited to be showcasing our amazing students and their brilliant work! This show will feature our elite competitive teams as well as all of our solos and duos. Audience members will enjoy a wide variety of genres! We will be showcasing pieces in ballet, jazz, lyrical,…

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MTBco 2019 AGM & Movie Night

March 13 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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MTBco 2019 AGM & Movie Night It’s that time of year again! And since the weather is probably not quite putting you in the mood for biking season, we thought we might be able to entice you out of hibernation with some shredding action on the big screen. Join us to get the low down on what MTBco has been up to, as well as an update on Gillard and stick around and watch Anthill Films “NotBad” and “Not2Bad”. Our…

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An Evening of Music and Storytelling by Dave Hadfield

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Thursday, March 21st, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30) Join us for an evening of Music and Storytelling by Dave Hadfield, who's new Album Features Aviation experiences gathered in a lifetime of cockpits. see www.hadfield.ca for more https://youtu.be/EDJ1xIs-a08 Tickets: $25 General Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304.

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Spring Break Arts Blast 2-day Camps (ages 5-6)

March 25
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$95

These themed camps are designed for both boys & girls and feature a wide selection of fun and creative art activities – explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Art, Music, Drama and Dance.

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Spring Break Arts Blast 2-day Camps (ages 7-8)

March 25
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$95

These themed camps are designed for both boys & girls and feature a wide selection of fun and creative art activities – explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Art, Music, Drama and Dance.

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Spring Break Arts Blast 2-Day Camps (ages 9-14)

March 25
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$95

These themed camps are designed for both boys & girls and feature a wide selection of fun and creative art activities – explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Art, Music, Drama and Dance.

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Spring Break Arts Blast DAY Camps (ages 5-10)

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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 daily with learning ‘led by their choice’ of classes in Visual Art, Music, Drama and/or Dance.

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Arts Blast Gala

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Arts Blast Gala invites guests to an inspiring celebration of art and community. The proceeds support a bursary program that ensures equitable access to our arts education program for children and youth.

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April 2019

Tricia at the RCA!

April 4 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Join Tricia at the RCA for a fun, interactive evening of music.  Sing-a-long, Name-that-Tune, Be a Star! Tricia Dalgleish was born and raised in British Columbia, and makes her home in Kelowna, BC. She began playing piano at the age of five, and has spent her life deeply involved in music. Tricia has been performing professionally on the piano and with various ensembles for over 20 years. She is currently playing and singing in Major Mambo, a latin band, as…

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BC Interior Jazz Festival

April 11 - April 13
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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The three day BC Interior Jazz Festival brings high school and middle school students together from all around the West to perform and be adjudicated with their Jazz Bands, Vocal Jazz Groups, and Jazz Combos. These performances take place at the Kelowna Community Theatre and the Rotary Centre for the Arts on April 11th, 12th , and 13th. Viewing is open to the public. Admission is $3/day at the Kelowna Community Theatre and free at the Rotary Centre for the…

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Chamber Music Kelowna-New Orford String Quartet

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

Friday, April 12, 2019 at 7:30pm The members of the New Orford String Quartet are concertmasters and principal cellist and violist in the Montreal, Detroit and Toronto Symphonies. Champions of Canadian works, the New Orford String Quartet regularly programs contemporary and commissioned works in their concerts, with repertoire spanning 225 years. The quartet tours the major cities of North America as well as bringing their performances to smaller centres and rural communities that may not otherwise hear chamber music. The…

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The Celtic Tenors

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kelowna, BC Canada

With a polished international reputation and just over a million album sales under their belts, The Celtic Tenors offer something truly unique. The skill, range and ability of world-class tenors combined with the personality and fun of genuine performers.

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Feel the Rhythm Drum Circle w/Jim Copeman

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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Black Coffee

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Kelowna, BC Canada

The plot revolves around a stolen formula, with Poirot deducing which of Sir Claud's house guests/family members is the killer.

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JAZZ JAM

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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With Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette, on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thursday each month. Open to professors and spectators.

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Salsa Thursdays (Lesson & Dance)

April 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$10

For all ages and skill levels! Includes SALSA lesson & dance - 30 minute lesson with dance to follow.

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PARKING : Metered street parking is available outside the centre (free after 5 PM & Sundays). One block south on Ellis Street, parking has been increased at the Library Parkade to 668 spaces, and Memorial Parkade to 519 spaces. Parkades are free after 6 PM except during special events. There is an Impark Lot at Prospera Place (access from Water or Cawston) and Impark Lot at the corner of Ellis and Cawston (access from Cawston).

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