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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

December 2018

heART Fit – Spontaneous Process Painting

December 18 @ 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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$5

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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Feel the Rhythm Drum Circle w/Jim Copeman

December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$10

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

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JAZZ JAM

December 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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JAZZ JAM is open to both players and listeners of all ages. Come by, have some fun and the a chance to meet people in an approachable and relaxed environment.

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School of Blues with Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette

December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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With Kenny Wayne & Sherman Doucette, on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thursday each month. Open to professors and spectators.

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Salsa Thursdays (Lesson & Dance)

December 20 @ 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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$5

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

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Dance into the Holidays 11am show

December 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Come join Dance Inertia as our students dance their way into the holiday season. Tickets:$25 Adults, $12 Child 12 and under Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304.

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Dance into the Holidays 2pm show

December 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Come join Dance Inertia as our students dance their way into the holiday season. Tickets:$25 Adults, $12 Child 12 and under Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304.

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January 2019

Tricia at the RCA!

Jan 3, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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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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Objects in Motion Animated Film

Jan 15, 2019 @ 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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Jan 15: An evening of animated shorts from the National Film Board archives and independent film-makers from around the world including 2018 selections from The Annecy International Animation Film Festival. Jan 22: An evening of experimental animation showcasing both seasoned artists and directors as well as new and emerging independent artists and storytellers from Canada and beyond. Tickets: (Advance) $7 General Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304.

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Blindside

Jan 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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This event takes place at Black Box Theatre 1375 Water St, Kelowna, BC In a feat of riveting comedy, one-eyed storytelling champion and cancer survivor Stephanie Morin-Robert recounts her life as a feisty 7 year-old who wields her glass-eye as a superpower. In Blindside, a prospector’s recent diamond discovery forces his daughter, a young and sheltered cancer patient with a prosthetic eye, to change schools in the middle of the third grade. While her family members are distracted by their…

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RCA: All Bodies Dance Kelowna (ages 18+)

Jan 22, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$25

This 6-week pilot project is for anyone with or without a disability interested in dancing and moving in a fun, safe and supportive environment. Classes will free up your creativity, your imagination and your body while celebrating our diverse ways of moving!

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RCA Tap Dance LEVEL ONE (adults 16+)

Jan 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$60

The thing with Tap is; it’s all about the noise! It’s one of the greatest feel-good dances you’ll ever encounter - it makes everyone smile.

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RCA Tap Dance LEVEL TWO (adults 16+)

Jan 24, 2019 @ 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 has been designed to take your skills to the next level, strengthening the fundamental steps and directly follows Level One.

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RCA Jazz Dance (adults 16+)

Jan 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$60

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

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Sarah MacDougall

Jan 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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RCA Presents Sarah MacDougall “One of the greatest talents of our era” — ROOTSTIME, BELGIUM ‘All The Hours I Have Left To Tell You Anything’is a record about strength, identity, death, the breakdown of relationships, birth, and the ghosts we honor and carry throughout. It is my fourth record. It was written in the midst of the death of my grandparents, the birth of my niece, and a break up. The nine songs are influenced by the vastness of the…

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February 2019

Bridal Extravaganza

Feb 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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The Bridal Extravaganza Over $30,000 in door prizes Trip for 2 to Cabo Fashion shows Entertainment Food & Music Tickets:$13.75 General Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-530

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

Feb 22, 2019 @ 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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March 2019

Arts Blast for Adults

Mar 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$25

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

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

Mar 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

This unique camp experience allows your child to explore and expand their creativity daily with learning ‘led by their choice’ of classes in Visual Art, Music, Drama and/or Dance.

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

Mar 20, 2019
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One event on Mar 25, 2019 at 2:00am

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

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

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

Mar 20, 2019
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One event on Mar 25, 2019 at 2:00am

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

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

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

Mar 20, 2019
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One event on Mar 25, 2019 at 2:00am

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

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

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Puppet Blast (3-5yrs)

Mar 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
$25

Puppet Blast is an inter-cultural experience where children will explore cultures from around the world by making puppets!

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Puppet Blast (5-7yrs)

Mar 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
$40

Puppet Blast is an inter-cultural experience where children will explore cultures from around the world by making puppets!

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Puppet Blast (8-10yrs)

Mar 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
$40

Puppet Blast is an inter-cultural experience where children will explore cultures from around the world by making puppets!

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July 2019

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

Jul 2, 2019
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Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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$40

This unique camp experience allows your child to explore and expand their creativity daily with learning ‘led by their choice’ of classes in Visual Art, Music, Drama and/or Dance.

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

Jul 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Jul 15, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on Aug 12, 2019 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)

Jul 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Jul 15, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on Aug 12, 2019 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 9-14)

Jul 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Jul 15, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on Aug 12, 2019 at 9:00am

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

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

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August 2019

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

Aug 26, 2019 @ 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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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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