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April 2018

EXHIBIT: Rick Gray, ‘The Rehearsal’

April 3 @ 8:00 am - June 29 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

Rick resides in Summerland in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. He specializes in portraiture and portraiture essays and stories.

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May 2018

Kelowna Vegan Festival: Group Exhibit

May 1 @ 8:00 am - May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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This art exhibition celebrates our animal friends in a wide variety of art forms, from painting to pottery to photography.

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The Comic Strippers

May 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny.

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heART Fit – Spontaneous Process Painting

May 29 @ 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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JAZZ JAM

May 31 @ 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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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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Salsa Thursdays (Lesson & Dance)

May 31 @ 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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June 2018

Feel the Rhythm Drum Circle w/Jim Copeman

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, 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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Creative Aging Festival

June 11 - June 15
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Presented by Mark Ritchey of Sage Realty and Rotary Centre for the Arts Creative Aging Festival has expanded to 5 days of arts opportunities for the public to experience. FESTIVAL DATES: (Mon-Fri) June 11-15, 2018 Kelowna is a hotbed for the arts - our community offers many ongoing programs! Some will be on-site Friday, June 15th for Creative Aging Discovery Day. Join us to find out about calligraphy, dance, music, painting, tap dance and much more. This week is all…

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Nia Dance Workshop with Patti Tennessy

June 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Creative Aging Festival > Featured Workshop Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. Every class offers a unique combination of 52 moves that correspond with the main areas of the body: the base, the core and the upper extremities. Nia’s purpose is to grow a worldwide community of healthy people who are empowered to do great things. We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash and enhance their individual potential to…

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Arts Blast for Adults

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on Jun 13, 2018 at 5:00pm

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Themed evenings feature Art, Drama, Dance, and Music and are led by professional instructors… a stellar experience exploring the power of imagination.

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Trill of the Heart: Community Performance Project

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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In a process led by Claudia Moore, local amateurs, or "dance enthusiasts", will learn a dance work, and then step on to the stage to perform as part of the O&R presentation, on a programme alongside the professional artists.

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Capoeira for Adults

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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Introduction to Ballet for Adults

June 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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with Simone Orlando of Ballet Kelowna

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Qi Gong – Relax and Recharge

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Originating in China, Qi Gong movements are easy to follow and designed to improve the flow of energy (Qi) in the body as well as the mind providing positive benefits for your health and well-being.

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Beginner Drawing Workshop

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Learn how to break down an image from start to finish, giving you a step-by-step approach for future drawings. We’ll complete one drawing over 2 hours.

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Tea at High Noon

June 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$21

Our English cook lovingly prepares finger sandwiches with coronation chicken, traditional scones and whipped cream, finishing off with Banoffee Pie, Lemon Curd Shortbread and a chocolate dipped strawberry!

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Move It! Dance Workshop with Joe Laughlin

June 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Move It! is a dancing experience for everybody, helping participants discover their natural impulse to move and groove. Participants experience the sensation of joyful, confident, expressive movement in a non-judgmental environment.

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Baker Street Blues with Stelio Calagias

June 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Known as the "rockin blues dance band", their professional, and highly entertaining shows deliver "Blues that grabs hold of you... and doesn't let go!"

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School of Blues with Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette

June 14 @ 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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With Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette, on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thursday each month. Open to professors and spectators.

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Jazz Dance Workshop with Stelio Calagias

June 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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With a "gentle, and user friendly approach", the jazz workshop class will be structured to include a short warm-up, and basic jazz technique using the fundamental principles of the world famous Luigi, as well as stylistic choreography inspired by the world famous Bob Fosse.

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Older & Reckless Dance Performance

June 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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MOonhORsE Dance Theatre’s Older & Reckless features acclaimed senior dancers Stelio Calagais (Nelson), Joe Laughlin (Vancouver) & Ballet BC’s Simone Orlando, plus a community performance by local dance enthusiasts.

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ARTINI: the art of food & drink

June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Cocktails from Okanagan Spirits • One-bite Tastings from Local Restaurants • Music by Dawn Pemberton • Live, Interactive Art Performances Artini is a creative concoction blending food, cocktails and art. Area restaurants serve up their culinary masterpieces as guests mix and mingle accompanied by the sultry voice of Vancouver legend Dawn Pemberton. Guests are invited to engage with local artists as they create living masterpieces throughout the evening while sipping on signature cocktails featuring BC’s original craft distillery, Okanagan Spirits.…

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Summer Arts Blast DAY Camps (ages 5-10)

June 29 @ 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

Summer Arts Blast 5-day Camps (ages 5-6)

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Jul 16, 2018 at 9:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$250

Arts Blast allows your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Music, Drama, Dance and Art.

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Summer Arts Blast 5-day Camps (ages 7-8)

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Jul 16, 2018 at 9:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$250

Arts Blast allows your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Music, Drama, Dance and Art.

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Summer Arts Blast 5-day Camps (ages 9-13)

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Jul 16, 2018 at 9:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$250

Arts Blast allows your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Music, Drama, Dance and Art.

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August 2018

EXHIBIT: Angela Hansen, ‘Morphogenesis’

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

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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Summer Arts Blast 4-day Camp (ages 5-6)

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$200

Arts Blast allows your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Music, Drama, Dance and Art.

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Summer Arts Blast 4-day Camp (ages 7-8)

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$200

Arts Blast allows your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Music, Drama, Dance and Art.

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Summer Arts Blast 4-day Camp (ages 9-13)

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$200

Arts Blast allows your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Music, Drama, Dance and Art.

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Summer Arts Blast Camp for Preschoolers (ages 3-5)

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$105

Pre-schoolers explore the wonders of visual and performing arts. Camps are fun, encouraging, creative and safe experiences for boys and girls.

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Tea at High Noon

August 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$21

Our English cook lovingly prepares finger sandwiches with coronation chicken, traditional scones and whipped cream, finishing off with Banoffee Pie, Lemon Curd Shortbread and a chocolate dipped strawberry!

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November 2018

Songs of the Southern Belles

November 15 @ 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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Rotary Centre for the Arts Presents: Songs of the Southern Belles Thursday November 15 and Friday November 16th at 7:30pm Tickets:$40 Adults,$35 Members,Seniors, Groups of 6 or more,$25 Students Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304.

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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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