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Local musician bringing chamber music concert to area

Carmen Ranta hopes to introduce more people to the intimate world of chamber music.

Art Exposed Exhibition in Kamloops gives local artists a chance to shine

A special #BCStrong prize is being offered this year to acknowledge last year’s wildfires.

Theatre Diaries: Behind the scenes on opening night

What’s it like to be back stage on performance night?

‘Anne of Green Gables’ production nothing short of outstanding

‘A production that many will remember for years’.

  • Nov 7th, 2017

Local artist selling paintings for a good cause

Seven of Esther Darlington’s paintings are for sale at the sidewalk Gallery, with proceeds to WRAPS.

Theatre Diaries 6: On with the show

One more dress rehearsal before opening night; and the cast and crew are ready.

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Theatre Diaries 5: Into the home stretch

It’s less than two weeks to opening night, and the rehearsal schedule is intense.

Contenders to perform at Okanagan venues

This year, musicians Valdy and Gary Fjellgaard will be joined by Blu and Kelly Hopkins

New ticket system for WRAPS theatre productions

Tickets will ensure patrons get the seats they want, and help the organization cover costs.

Theatre Diaries 4: We’re now off book, so it’s time to nail those lines

Plus we finally find someone to play a small but vital role in Anne of Green Gables.

Belly dance display brings audience to its feet

The Desert Moon and Desert Dawn troupes wowed the crowd at their year-end performance.

Concert raises $1,700 for Ashcroft Band and Boston Flats

Singer-songwriter Leslie Alexander last performed here in 2015 for Cache Creek flood relief.

Theatre Diaries 2: Getting started

It’s down to business as WRAPS begins rehearsals for Anne of Green Gables: The Musical.

Desert Days numbers were down, but participants had a fantastic time

Planning has already started for the ninth (and tenth!) annual festivals.

Ashcroft Museum open house features a trip back in time

The event kicked off with an augmented reality history tour of Ashcroft.

Fifth annual Kids’ Fine and Dramatic Arts camp a success

Numbers were down, but the participants had a great time and put on a wonderful end-of-camp show.

Ashcroft and District Fall Fair cancelled for 2017

Decision not an easy one to make, says association’s president.

Golden Country: The Central Boarding School in Cache Creek

From 1874 to 1890, Cache Creek played host to a boarding school; not without some controversy.

Tom Jackson will be in area to view damage on Ashcroft Reserve

The performer will have a tour of the Reserve, then be at the River Inn to meet residents.

Theatre diary 2: Charge the blockhouse

"Arsenic and Old Lace" is set 75 years ago, so some of the references might be obscure to today's audience.