Book reading and music this week

Nadine Davenport's bi-monthly column on music, theatre and art in the local area.

Tom Coles at UniTea Oct. 18

The night will celebrate the release of Tom’s new book ‘Spirit Talker – The Legend of Nakosis’ in the first set – and in the second, Tom will share his great gift of music and songs. Come an enjoy songs and stories that will open your heart on Saturday Oct. 18. Doors at 6:30pm – shows starts at 7:30pm.

Tickets at the door or in advance. Drop by UniTea to buy your ticket or phone (250) 453-9345 to reserve.

Spirit Talker – The Legend of Nakosis is ‘set amid the verdant and primordial wilds of pre-contact era North America ‘Spirit Talker – The Legend of Nakosis’, tells the fantastical story of one young man’s induction into the mystique and magical world of the Shaman.

Tom Coles is a Shamanic/ Buddhist practitioner and self-described explorer of creative expression.

This has led him to pursue a variety of artistic vocations including tattoo artist, singer/songwriter, artist blacksmith and writer.

He lives with his wife, Sandy, and their dogs on their homestead called Ravenwoods Retreat amid the beautiful interior mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

And you can also check him out on Facebook at Spirit Talker – The Legend of Nakosis.

Don’t miss out on a fabulous evening of songs and stories that will open your heart.

Tickets at the door or reserve your by calling (250) 453 9345 – limited to the first 30 people only.

Fall Bellydance classes starting

Denise Tapia offers Bellydance Classes for Adults and Kids. Classes for Kids: ages 8 and up Tuesdays, Thursdays 4:15-5:15 and for Adults: Tuesdays 5:15-6:30. Room 204 (music room) Ashcroft Elementary, starting Tues., Oct. 14.

These are beginner classes. No experience or equipment required. Bring your bare feet and comfy clothes you can stretch in. Contact Denise at (250) 453 9044 for more information.

Jam Night every Thursday

Music Jam Night at UniTea Tea Room on Railway Street every Thursday from 6:30pm – 9:30pm will be a fun all inclusive night of song sharing. Bring your guitars, shakers and song books. We’ll have lots of great organic tea and coffee on the brew. Plus the already infamous UniTea ‘Grilled Cheese’ offerings and yummy tea infused cookies made by the Ashcroft Bakery. For more info (250) 453 9345.

The sounds of Christmas

The Cache Creek Beautification Society and the Village of Cache Creek are hosting the third annual Winter Lights Appreciation/Christmas Singalong on Thurs., Dec. 18 in the Cache Creek Community Hall.

Join your friends and neighbours for an evening of Christmas music played and sung by local musicians. The Desert Bells Hand Bell Choir will highlight the evening.

Enjoy Christmas snacks while you listen to the night of music. The evening wraps up with a public singalong, so dust off those vocal chords. Song sheets will be provided.

Certificates will also be handed out to Cache Creek residents nominated for their Christmas lights.

There will be more information on the music and the Christmas Lights in the next few weeks.

The event is free.

Nadine Davenport

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