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Rotary Centre for the Arts

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421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
250-717-5304 https://rotarycentreforthearts.com/

Located in the heart of Kelowna’s Cultural District, the Rotary Centre for the Arts is a multidisciplinary visual and performing arts centre. At the Rotary Centre for the Arts, we continually strive to improve the economic, cultural and social quality of life in the community by fostering the participation in, and appreciation of the arts.

As a world-class venue celebrating creative expression through diverse art forms and disciplines, the Rotary Centre for the Arts is a unique City of Kelowna facility in which individuals of all ages and backgrounds can come together to share in the excitement of strengthening art and culture in the Okanagan.

PARKING: Metered street parking is available outside the centre. Additional parking available at the Library Parkade (one block south, access from Ellis), Impark Lot at Prospera Place (access from Water or Cawston) and Impark Lot at the corner of Ellis and Cawston (access off Cawston). PARKING MAP

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May 2017
Free

EXHIBIT: Wayne Wilson

May 2 @ 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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"Landscape and panoramic imagery clearly dominate my current art work. For the most part, this grows out of a strong notion that there is something attractively primal in the panoramic format." -Wayne Wilson

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EXHIBIT: Jolene Mackie, Wanda Lock & Tia-Maria Soroskie

May 2 @ 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 exhibition presents the work of the visual artists whose activities in 2016 and beyond placed them in the top spots of the visual arts category of the 10th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards.

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heART Fit – Spontaneous Process Painting

May 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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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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$15

TEA at High Noon

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 30, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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A selection of sandwiches and sweet treats made on site by our English cook; tea or coffee as accompaniment.

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$150

Improv! (adults)

May 23 @ 5:00 pm - May 26 @ 6:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Take the leap into improvisation with New Vintage Actors. Be a part of a live improv show all while learning tricks to keep you on your toes and ready for anything!

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$51

Ballet & Creative Movement (ages 3-4)

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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A great way to introduce your little one to the world of dance and physical activity. Make new friends and build a foundation for ballet through songs and games focused on boosting creativity, memory, physical awareness, strength, flexibility, coordination and balance.

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$51

Ballet & Creative Movement (ages 3-4)

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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A great way to introduce your little one to the world of dance and physical activity. Make new friends and build a foundation for ballet through songs and games focused on boosting creativity, memory, physical awareness, strength, flexibility, coordination and balance.

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$51

Ballet & Creative Movement (ages 3-4)

May 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 24, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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A great way to introduce your little one to the world of dance and physical activity. Make new friends and build a foundation for ballet through songs and games focused on boosting creativity, memory, physical awareness, strength, flexibility, coordination and balance.

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$65

Ballet Lyrical – Beginner (ages 6 -12)

May 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 31, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Lyrical is a style of dance that blends ballet and jazz. We will spend time improving skills and knowledge in both styles and learning group choreography. Dance is a fun way to stay active and fit with many mental and physical benefits.

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$257.25

Hand Building Techniques – Level One

May 24 @ 6:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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$10

Feel the Rhythm Drum Circle w/Jim Copeman

May 24 @ 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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Explore Your Inner Rhythm. A drum circle allows you to do this in a nonjudgmental environment with friendly people.

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The Comedy of Errors

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 27, 2017

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 28, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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In honour of Canada's 150th Birthday, Theatre Kelowna Society, Shakespeare Kelowna Society and the Rotary Centre for the Arts are presenting "The Comedy of Errors", William Shakespeare's hilarious comedy. Directed by Steven Jefferys with a bit of a maple syrup flavour.

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$53

Tap Dance – Beginner (adults, 16+)

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until May 25, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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The thing with Tap is; it’s all about the noise! It’s very evocative and 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’. You need to start small and quiet, giving great concentration to learning each step well, so it sounds (as well as looks) accurate.

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$53

Bellyfit (adults)

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 25, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Bellyfit is an energetic fitness experience designed to connect to the primal feminine force within. With inspiration from Pilates, Yoga, and cultural dances including Belly dance, Bhangra, Bollywood and African movement-expect to sweat, smile and strengthen your body, mind and spirit.

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Free

JAZZ JAM

May 25 @ 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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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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$257.25

Pottery Wheel Techniques

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Students will learn to make cylinders, bowls and a vase. Glazing and decorating will take place on the last day.

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Free

School of Blues with Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette

May 25 @ 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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$5

Salsa Thursdays (Lesson & Dance)

May 25 @ 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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For dancers of all skill levels - Beginners Welcome! Includes SALSA lesson & dance - 30 minute lesson with dance to follow.

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$250

HAPPINESS PROGRAM

May 26 @ 5:30 pm - May 28 @ 8:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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The Art of Living Happiness Program integrates ancient yogic practices and wisdom into our lives today. Practicing these techniques enable us to be more in the present moment and live with greater clarity, creativity, peace and joy.

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$10

Saturday Popcorn Playhouse (ages 3 & up)

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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$67

Barre Fitness (Adults 16+)

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 29, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Barre is a Ballet-inspired full body workout that uses specific moves to tone small muscle groups. You definitely do not have to be a dancer to do Barre! Suitable for all fitness levels and a great way to stay in shape and have fun while doing it!

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$35

INTRODUCTION to MOSAICS (ages 12 & up)

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Learn the ancient art of mosaics. We will be making a mosaicked glass trivet or window hanging. No glass cutting or soldering required. Glass pieces have been tumbled to remove sharp edges.

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$12.50

Into the Woods Jr (evenings)

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Jun 2, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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A new take on Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s groundbreaking musical fairytale about wishes and the choices we make

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June 2017

Into the Woods Jr (matinees)

June 1 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:15pm, repeating until Jun 2, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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A new take on Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s groundbreaking musical fairytale about wishes and the choices we make

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Free

FIRST thursdays in the Cultural District

June 1 @ 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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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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Free

EXHIBIT: The Breastfeeding Art Expo

June 2 @ 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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This First-Time-Ever unique exposition explores breastfeeding. The large Expo includes fifteen innovative community art projects where professional artist networked with community partners and project participants.

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Free

EXHIBIT: John Whittall

June 2 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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"After retiring I began photographing flowers for a friend and moved on to bugs and anything else I could find in the local area. My focus has been on local Okanagan flora and fauna." -John Whittall

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$55

FRAGMENT ART FUSING (ages 10 & up)

June 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Get creative, easy-peasy! In this workshop you will design and make a fused glass window hanging. Fusing is the process of melting glass in the kiln. No glass cutting required.

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Celebration Singers Presents: Divas!

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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The show is entitled “DIVAS! Celebrating Divas of Pop and Broadway”. It is a review of music from some of show business’ most beloved and prolific female musicians from Tina Turner to Beyoncé.

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Canadian New Thought Conference

June 9 @ 9:00 am - June 10 @ 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Many of us recognize the growing need for more harmony, more peace, and more joy in the world right now. So you have joined the women's march, you have marched for science, how about now you attend the Canadian New Thought Conference this June hear the leading speakers of this growing movement? You will learn tools to transform your own life.

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$50

Create a basic Paverpol sculpture in half a day

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Explore your creative heart and experience how easy it is to create a unique sculpture using Paverpol, an eco-friendly, non-toxic textile hardener. Go home with a completed work of art.

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$10

Saturday Popcorn Playhouse (ages 3 & up)

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Sarafanov Dance Studio Year End Performance 2pm

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Sarafanov Dance Studio's, 7th annual, Year End Dance Recital! Based in West Kelowna, our dancers, 3-years-old to Adults, show off their moves in a variety of performing arts genres such as Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Acrobatics and Musical Theatre! An entertaining and exciting show for the whole family!

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Sarafanov Dance Studio Year End Performance 6pm

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Sarafanov Dance Studio's, 7th annual, Year End Dance Recital! Based in West Kelowna, our dancers, 3-years-old to Adults, show off their moves in a variety of performing arts genres such as Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Acrobatics and Musical Theatre! An entertaining and exciting show for the whole family!

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$50

STAINED GLASS MINI Workshop (ages 14 & up)

June 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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Free

All Bodies Dance Project

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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All Bodies Dance brings together movers with and without disabilities to explore movement as a means of expression. In this mixed ability dance practice, differences are used as creative strength to create choreography that celebrates diversity and community; exploring choreographic possibilities of wheelchairs, crutches, and canes.

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Free

Creative Aging Day

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Join us for the Okanagan's third annual Creative Aging Day (Fri. June 17, 2016) at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Both health educators and community members attend this well received event!

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$15

Silver Foil Art (ages 6-12)

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Join Sarah as we create unique and wonderful art with silver foil, paint and string. On canvas the children will create shapes with string - using some secret techniques with foil and paint, an abstract artwork will emerge.

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$35

Enrico Rennella “I’m not just an Italian”

June 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Fresh off the boat comedian Enrico Rennella will delight you in his one man show with the exhilarating tales of his adventures in Kelowna !!! Comedy and music will accompany his sketches !! The Show is in english ! Or something that sounds like it !! Tickets: $35 Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304.

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$39.50

A Night of Bowie- The Definitive Bowie Experience

June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Victoria musician Syl Thompson and his band have been paying tribute to the musical works of David Bowie for more than three decades. Thompson embodies Bowie's exquisite style and persona and has been acclaimed as providing the most credible and realistic Bowie experience in North America.
This show is a multi-media extravaganza. Six highly respected musicians play each song as Bowie and his band performed them live and VJPhoton provides a visual experience second to none with photos and videos unique to each song.

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$25

MEMORY WIRE BRACELET (ages 8 -12)

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Come for this fun class. Put together a fabulous bracelet using memory wire & beads. Choose from an array of colours. Use your imagination to create a funky bead pattern.

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$35

FUSED GLASS PENDANT (adults, ages 12 & up)

June 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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.

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$257.25

Pottery Wheel Techniques – Level One

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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July 2017
$85

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

July 3 @ 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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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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$35

Arts Blast DAY Camps (ages 5-10)

July 4 @ 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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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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$25

MEMORY WIRE BRACELET (ages 8 -12)

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Come for this fun class. Put together a fabulous bracelet using memory wire & beads. Choose from an array of colours. Use your imagination to create a funky bead pattern.

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$25

JUST for KIDS: FUSED GLASS FUNNY FACES & ANIMALS (ages 6 -11)

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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with Fay Wolfenden, Studio 113 In this workshop you will make 2 or 3 funny faces. Choose to add a magnet for your fridge or wire to make a necklace or dangle doodle. Using your imagination and pre-cut funny shapes we will add bits, pieces and stringers to decorate your pieces. A special piece of dichroic glass will be added for that extra sparkle. Return the following week to pick up fused pieces! Visit FayWolfendenDesigns.com for examples. Email faywolfendendesigns@gmail.com to…

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$240

Summer Arts Blast Camps (ages 5-12)

July 10 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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These camps are designed for both boys & girls and feature a wide selection of fun and creative art activities – it’s the total Art Blast experience. Allow your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Art, Music, Drama and Dance.

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$95

Summer Arts Blast Camps for PRESCHOOLERS (ages 3-5)

July 10 @ 10:00 am - July 14 @ 12:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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RCA and NVT Presents: A 1970’s Cinderella

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Jul 15, 2017

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until Jul 16, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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A 1970's Cinderella by Bonnie Gratz
What is a poor girl to do when she has two glamorous stepsisters and a wicked stepmother who keep her away from finding her happiness? Call The Godfather, of course!

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$15

Grrrrrrizzly Bear Art (ages 6-12)

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Join Sarah on Saturday for a fun art class learning and creating art about Grizzly Bears. We will be reading the book ‘Grizzly Bears’ by Gail Gibbons, beautifully illustrated and written.

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$240

Summer Arts Blast Camps (ages 5-12)

July 17 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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These camps are designed for both boys & girls and feature a wide selection of fun and creative art activities – it’s the total Art Blast experience. Allow your child to explore the power of imagination, while raising self-esteem & confidence as they take classes in Art, Music, Drama and Dance.

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$50

TIPS & TRICKS for SUCCESSFUL SOLDERING of a Stained Glass Project (adults)

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Learn to solder. You will choose pre-cut pieces of glass, and a bevel for your project. We will grind, foil and solder the glass pieces (using the Tiffany Method).

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$35

RCA Presents: EMBODIMENT III Drag & Burlesque Show

July 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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EMBODIMENT III is the Okanagan’s biggest and baddest drag and burlesque show. Since its inception in 2013, Embodiment has been known for its cutting-edge performances amongst straight and queer audiences alike.

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$35

WIRE WORK RINGS & EARRINGS (ages 16 & up)

July 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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In this class you will learn to make a variety of ear wires and ear dangles. 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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$210

Capoeira plus Arts Blast Camp (ages 5-10)

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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This ‘DAY’ combines Capoeira and our ever popular Arts Blast DAY Camps.Afro-Brazilian martial arts, dance, and self-defense teams up with an Arts Blast of visual arts, drama and more dance for a winning combination.

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$105

Capoeira Youth Camps (ages 5-14)

July 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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. Students will learn how to play music and sing Capoeira songs.

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August 2017
$257.25

Pottery Wheel Techniques

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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$257.25

Hand Building Techniques – Level One

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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New Vintage Presents: Fairy Tale High

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating indefinitely

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until Aug 5, 2017

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until Aug 5, 2017

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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High school is never easy, but try being one of six Prince Charmings, a mermaid without a voice or a guy with a monkey on your back! All of your fairy tale favorite characters attend Fairy Tale High and the adventures are epic, the songs are classic and the love is real.

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$120

WHOLE 9 Yards of STAINED GLASS: Glass Window Art (adults)

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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 Tiffany Method. Bring your creativity!

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$170

Capoeira plus Arts Blast Camp (ages 5-10)

August 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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This ‘DAY’ combines Capoeira and our ever popular Arts Blast DAY Camps.Afro-Brazilian martial arts, dance, and self-defense teams up with an Arts Blast of visual arts, drama and more dance for a winning combination.

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$95

Capoeira Youth Camps (ages 5-14)

August 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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. Students will learn how to play music and sing Capoeira songs.

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$35

STAMPED METAL CHARM NECKLACE or BRACELET (ages 16 & up)

August 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Personalized jewellery is all the CRAZE: Fun & Easy! In this workshop we will hand stamp 2 or 3 charms using letter & number stamps. A variety of blank metal pieces (flattened pennies, flattened washers, copper and aluminium tags) are used as a base to create personalized charms.

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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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$15

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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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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$95

Summer Arts Blast Camps 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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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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$50

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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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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$35

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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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
$39

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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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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$257.25

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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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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$257.25

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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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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$79

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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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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$79

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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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
$257.25

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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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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$257.25

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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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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$40

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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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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November 2017
$257.25

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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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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$257.25

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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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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February 2018
$40

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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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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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 (opening fall 2016). 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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