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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

June 2018

Cool Arts – Classes & Workshops

June 1 - August 31
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Cool Arts Society provides quality arts experiences to local adults living with developmental disabilities through mid-week classes and weekend workshop offerings.

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EXHIBIT: Impressions

June 2 - June 28
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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The “IMPRESSIONS” are a group of 10 professional and emerging artists who paint together one day a week at the Rotary Centre for the Arts; many since 2003.

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Dance Inertia-Array of Dance

June 23 @ 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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Wire Work Jewellery (adults/youth 14+)

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on Apr 7, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Jun 25, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on Aug 13, 2018 at 5:00pm

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

with Fay Wolfenden, Studio 113 Learn the fundamentals of working with wire. We will make our own jewellery findings: clasps, ear wires, wire wraps and a fun & funky pendant hanger to which you will add bead dangles (a choice of focal bead from my own lamp work collection). Tools, types & sizes of wire will be discussed for each project. Includes all materials. Gift Bag included! Mon / Mar. 12 / 5:00 – 7:30 PM / $40 Sat /…

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heART Fit – Spontaneous Process Painting

June 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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Hand Building Techniques

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Aug 1, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Sep 12, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Oct 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Nov 21, 2018 at 6:00pm

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$262.50

Students will explore the basic methods of clay forming. Slab and coil construction methods, surface decoration and glazing techniques will be developed.

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Musical Theatre (adults/youth 13+)

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Jul 4, 2018

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

Kathleen Munn and Mike Minons will join TKS this month to go over the basics of musical theatre! Come bring your voice as we’ll help you top the charts of your own catalogue and get you prepped up for what you’ll find on a stage musical!

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JAZZ JAM

June 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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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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Pottery Wheel Techniques

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Jul 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Sep 11, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Oct 16, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Nov 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on Aug 2, 2018 at 6:00pm

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$262.50

Students will learn to make cylinders, bowls and a vase. Glazing and decorating will take place on the last day.

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School of Blues with Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette

June 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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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)

June 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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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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Intuitive Glass Art (adults)

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$75

Using pre-cut pieces of glass, assemble a colourful free form window. Add a bevel or some glass nuggets to complete your project.

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July 2018

EXHIBIT: Sandra Cook

July 2 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 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 to Me”

July 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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“Talk to Me” is show is made up of paintings from 6 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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Summer Clay and Art Camp @ Potters Addict (ages 7-12)

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on Jul 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Jul 16, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Jul 23, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Jul 30, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Aug 6, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Aug 13, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Aug 20, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Aug 27, 2018 at 10:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$190

For all mud & craft loving kids. Children learn the basic concepts of hand building, sculpture, decoration and glazing techniques, then go on to making fun loving craft projects, as well as oil, and acrylic painting techniques.

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Craftacular! (ages 6-8)

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$47

Calling all creative kids! Join us every Wednesday morning in summer to explore and create with a team of artists. You will be able to experiment with a variety of mediums like paint, pastel, beads, collage, sculpture and more!

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Feel the Rhythm Drum Circle w/Jim Copeman

July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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Tricia at the RCA!

July 5 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:15pm 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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By Donation

Join Tricia at the RCA for a fun, interactive evening of music.  Sing-a-long, Name-that-Tune, Be a Star!  All are welcome.  This event is By Donation.

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ART STORIES (ages 2-5, parent participation)

July 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$60

Children ages 2-5 get the opportunity to explore the world of art and stories in this parent participation class.

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2018 OYP SUGARPLUM BALL

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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2018 OYP Sugarplum Ball / 19+ event ID required Kelowna May 2018 - In 2015, Mayor Colin Basran was dubbed "Mayor Sugarplum" after approving the city's first rainbow crosswalk. Mayor Basran’s acceptance lead to the creation of OYP Sugarplum Ball, which strives to celebrate and embrace diversity in our community. After the incredible success of the first event in 2016, which attracted international attention, The Okanagan Young Professionals and Okanagan Pride Society decided to make the event an annual celebration.…

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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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Fused Glass Pendant (adults/youth 12+)

July 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Apr 7, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on Jul 9, 2018 at 3:00pm

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

Fusing is the process of melting glass in a kiln until it fuses together into one piece. Use your creative spirit to make 2 pendants or key chains.

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Bead Stringing Techniques

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

Join Fay Wolfenden and learn the basics of stringing beads on wire. Choose to make a necklace or bracelet.

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JUST for KIDS: Mosaic Chalk Board or Picture Frame (youth 6-12)

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$25

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

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PAINT & SIP – Starry Night Sky (adults)

July 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$50

Want to do something different on your Saturday night? Join us for a fun evening of painting, sipping lovely teas and nibbling on scrumptious treats!

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Theatrical Dance (adults/youth 13+)

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Aug 15, 2018

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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We’re continuing our musical theatre journey with the language of your body! Here we’ll discover the basics of dance and introducing you to some choreographies to give you a taste of what you’ll do in a musical performance!

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WALL HANGING (adults)

July 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$50

You will be creating a totally unique piece of modern home decor! We will be using smooth sticks, shells, found objects and up-cycled fabrics. This style is great for beginners and enthusiasts alike!

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Stained Glass Window Art (adults)

July 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Jul 23, 2018 at 5:00pm

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$130

In this 2-part workshop you will learn everything you need to know to complete a small stained glass window. Includes: project design, choosing glass colours, cutting, shaping, foiling, solder, assembly and finishing techniques. We will be using the Tiffany Method.

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The Rhythm Event 2018

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$15

The Rhythm Event is a celebration of the diverse and talented artists in our city. Instrumentalists, vocalists and dance performers will come together for an evening of family friendly enjoyment.

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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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Stained Glass Sun Catcher Workshop (adults)

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on Aug 4, 2018 at 10:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$55

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 3-4 pieces) ready to hang in your window.

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PAINT & SIP – Campfire Sky (adults)

August 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$50

Want to do something different on your Saturday night? Join us for a fun evening of painting, sipping lovely teas and nibbling on scrumptious treats!

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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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Bird Stilt Chorus Workshop

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$5

Each session will include a warm-up, training and exercises intended to bring awareness to the movement habits stilts require. At the beginner level we work with proper stilt alignment, and can move into movement patterns, improvisation, and transitions to the ground and back. The pace and the content of this work will be responsive to the participants.

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Fragment Art Fusing (adults/youth 10+)

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on Jun 2, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on Aug 18, 2018 at 10:00am

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$70

In this workshop you will design and make a fused glass window hanging. No glass cutting required. Get Creative! Easy-peasy…

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JUST for KIDS: Fused Glass Funny Faces & Animals (youth 6-11)

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Aug 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

In this workshop you will make 3 funny faces. Choose to add a magnet for your fridge or wire to make a necklace or dangle doodle.

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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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WALL HANGING (adults)

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$50

You will be creating a totally unique piece of modern home decor! We will be using smooth sticks, shells, found objects and up-cycled fabrics. This style is great for beginners and enthusiasts alike!

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Shakespeare (adults/youth 13+)

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Sep 26, 2018

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Get ready for Romance and Intrigue – Wizards and Weird Sisters – Kings and Fools – Climb down off the Saddle of Reality and enter the Green World to witness the most fun aspects of Shakespeare’s World!

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September 2018

Coronation St. ‘Beth & Sinead’

September 26 @ 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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October 2018

Drawing for Beginners (adults 15+)

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$110

Learn to draw objects from life or a photo, in a great setting. Focus will be spent on “Seeing like an Artist”, offering tools and ways to improve and continue moving forward. Beginners and those with some drawing experience welcome.

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Mad World-A Post-Apocalyptic Circus

October 6 @ 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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Action Scenes (adults/youth 13+)

October 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Nov 14, 2018

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Want to make sure your pirates and have a great swashbuckling battle among the decks of the ship? Will your train robbers grip you with fear as they kick the ranger off of his caboose? Join us for the action workshop and pump some fun into your scenes!

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Chamber Music Kelowna -Dali Quartet & Olga Kern, piano

October 19 @ 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

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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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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Chamber Music Kelowna-Aspen Trio

November 17 @ 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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DIY Theatre: Create Your Own Show (adults/youth 13+)

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Dec 19, 2018

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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You’ve learned all year and you’ve worked hard! We put the reigns in your hands as this month you’ll create your own 10 Minute Productions to be performed Dec 19th in the atrium - show the experience you’ve earned this year!

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January 2019

Chamber Music Kelowna-Lysander Piano Trio

Jan 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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February 2019

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

Feb 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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April 2019

Chamber Music Kelowna-New Orford String Quartet

Apr 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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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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