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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, ‘Collagetorium’

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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EXHIBIT: Maiya Robbie

September 2 @ 8:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

"In all of my work, whether with the scenes created within my Medicine Spoon pendants, or in my acrylic paintings, or as a composer and songwriter, I focus on combining elements together in a way that is relationally interesting that reflects the authentic beauty of each individual element."

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heART Fit – Spontaneous Process Painting

September 26 @ 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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Bollywood Dance (all ages)

September 27 @ 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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Feel the Rhythm Drum Circle w/Jim Copeman

September 27 @ 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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Tap Dance – Level One (ages 16+)

September 28 @ 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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JAZZ JAM

September 28 @ 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

September 28 @ 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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Salsa Thursdays (Lesson & Dance)

September 28 @ 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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October 2017

EXHIBIT: ‘Bringing the Darkness Into the Light’

October 3 @ 8:00 am - October 30 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Free

It seems only natural that artists, as ambassadors of the taboo, have taken a keen interest in the lore associated with Halloween, death, crossing over, ‘the Other Side’ and the various other supernatural subjects that are usually left unspoken, in the dark.

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FIRST thursdays in the Cultural District

October 5 @ 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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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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EXHIBIT: ‘Bringing the Darkness Into the Light’ Opening Reception

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

Please join us for the opening reception of ‘Bringing the Darkness Into the Light’, a full-building exhibition exploring the darker side of visual art. There are 20 artists represented in the show and Kintsugi Headwounds (members of the Civil Dead) will be entertaining us with their haunting, experimental sounds.

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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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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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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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HAUNTED Halloween Party with Redeye Empire

October 28 @ 8:00 pm
$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

EXHIBIT: Meg Yamamoto

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

"Having moved to Kelowna in July 2016, the purpose of my work has been to create an expression of my experience of the Okanagan. This series of zinc plate etchings are representations of some of the various lifeforms I have encountered in my time in the Okanagan."

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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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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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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

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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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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The Paperboys

Jan 27, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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For two decades, The Paperboys have been touring the world and lighting up stages with their free-wheeling blend of influences from Celtic and bluegrass, to Mexican son jarocho, brass bands, and Canadian roots. More details to come... please check back or like our facebook page for updates.

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February 2018

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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God is a Scottish Drag Queen

Feb 24, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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With critically acclaimed and award winning Canadian comedian, Mike Delamont. Details to come... please visit again or like our facebook page for updates.

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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

La Monarca: The Monarch and the Butterfly Effect (Flamenco)

Apr 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The monarch butterfly’s sleepy transformation from its caterpillar stage is akin to how Rosario Ancer felt when she began researching La Monarca: The Monarch and the Butterfly Effect. It was as if she was emerging from an artistic metamorphosis and awakening to a renewed life of creative maturity with its freedom to embrace risks.

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Drinking Habits presented by TKS

Apr 18, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Details to come... please visit again or like our facebook page for updates.

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June 2018

Older & Reckless

Jun 11, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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ARTINI with Dawn Pemberton

Jun 16, 2018
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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ARTINI is a full evening & full building event, featuring live music by the vibrant, genuine and soulful Dawn Pemberton. A big voice and irresistible verve… - Vancouver International Jazz Festival Dawn Pemberton has deep musical roots that take her powerful voice from gospel and soul to jazz, funk and world music. She has become a staple of the Vancouver music scene and can often be found tearin’ it up as a vocalist, teacher, facilitator, choir director and “go to…

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