Creative Current – Logan Lake hosts Harmonica Player of the Year

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

Pictionary at UniTea

UniTea hosts an ongoing Family Fun Games Night on Thursdays! The theme continues with Pictionary on Feb. 19 from 7-9:30pm. Other free games available are dominos, Monopoly, chess, checkers, cards, crib and lots of fun and simple games for kids of all ages! Call (250) 453-9345 for more information.

Movie Night with the Penguins

The Village of Cache Creek presents The Penguins of Madagascar for the next Family Movie at the Cache Creek Community Hall on Saturday, Feb. 21. Admission at the door. Doors open at 6pm with the Movie starting at 6:30pm. Door Prizes!

There will be popcorn and goodies available for purchase at the concession supporting Cache Creek Elementary School’s Parent Advisory Council.

Kamloops Film Festival

Back for its 19th year from March 5-14 at the Paramount Theatre. Get more details on tickets and showings at www.kamloopsfilmfest.ca

Doc and the Disorderlies March 7

Enjoy a fabulous evening of fun, eclectic blues swing music on Saturday, March 7 at UniTea Tea Room with Kamloops-based acoustic quartet,  Doc and the Disorderlies.

Bruce Campbell on lead guitar and vocals, Chris “Doc” Doherty on banjo, guitar, vocals and percussion, Fain Weiss on vocals, percussion and ukulele, Gary Nielsen on rhythm guitar and vocals.

Doors at 6:30pm – shows starts at 7:30pm at UniTea Tea Room on Railway Ave. in Ashcroft. Tickets at the door or reserve your by calling (250) 453-9345 – 30 seats available.

Harpdog Brown in Logan Lake

Harpdog Brown and his Traveling Blues Show will be in Logan Lake on Wednesday, March 18, downstairs in the Black Bull Pub. Doors open 7pm, Showtime 7:30pm. Must be at least 19 with advance tickets available at the Bull and the Pick or phone (250) 523-2399 and purchase by credit card. Also available at the door for cash only. This is a fundraiser for the Logan Lake Ranch & Country Club.

Jason & Pharis Romero return

Creative Cow Productions and The Grand Central Station will co-host a Dinner Concert on Saturday, March 21 with husband and wife duo of Pharis & Jason Romero.

Their chemistry is undeniable, and the song feels like it’s been rolling along a dusty plain out west for decades, just waiting to be picked up and sung. Anchored by Pharis’s rock-solid rhythm guitar and propelled by Jason’s inventive picking on a variety of banjos and guitars, their plaintive voices and soulful blend capture the ear and the imagination.

Doors open at 5pm with music starting at 7:30pm. Tickets are available for the Dinner/Show and just for the Show and are now available in advance at UniTea Tea Room or call (250) 453-9345 for more information.

WRAPS March and April Concerts

Get your tickets in advance for the remaining WRAPS Concert Series events held at St Albans Hall in Ashcroft.

On Saturday, March 15 is Katrina Kadoski’s musical one-woman show called Cougar Annie Tales about the life and times of an amazing west coast female pioneer. Only one show at 3 pm.

Singer, Songwriter and Dulcimer Ace Rick Scott will be in Ashcroft on Sunday, Apr. 12 for a 3 pm matinee. He is an award winning singer, songwriter, storyteller and actor who combines music and laughter in lively, participatory concerts for all ages.

Tom Coles at UniTea

The night will celebrate both the release of Tom’s new book ‘Spirit Talker – The Legend of Nakosis’ as well as his great gift of music and songs.

Enjoy songs and stories that will open your heart on Saturday, April 25. 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.

Handbell concert coming in May

The Desert Bells Hand Bell Choir will return for a Spring Concert on Sunday, May 3 at the Pentecostal Church in Cache Creek. The afternoon show will feature the Bell Choir and other local ensembles and soloists.

Community Band

The Community Band meets every Sunday 2-4 pm at Ashcroft Elementary under the direction of David Dumont.

Haven’t played in years? Most of the band is in the same boat. Bring your own instruments and meet in the band room near the back of the school. Use the side entrance.

Nadine Davenport

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