All your November entertainment for Kimberley/Cranbrook

Know It All; upcoming events in arts and entertainment

Cast members of Mount Baker Theatre’s upcoming production of Rock of Ages display some of the footwear so essential to getting into the spirit of the ‘80s. Left to right: Bryanna Rourke

In the Gallery Centre 64

Up-and-coming artists from the Kimberley/Cranbrook area will be able to display their works and possibly win prizes when the annual Adjudicated Exhibition for Young Artists opens in the Gallery at Centre 64 on October 25, running until November 19.

A reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the gallery on Saturday, October 29, to which the public is invited.

Roller Derby 101 in November

Cinderella was right about one thing — a new pair of shoes can change your life. Bavarian Roller Derby Association presents Roller Derby 101. Learn to skate and join the fun. Information nights to meet the team and learn about roller derby are scheduled for:

• Friday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m., at the Ktunaxa Nation Council gym in Cranbrook;

• Sunday, Nov. 27, 5 p.m., at Resker Hall in Marysville;

• Monday, Nov. 28, 7 p.m.,  at the Ktunaxa Nation Council gym in Cranbrook.

Learn to skate, no experience necessary. Mondays/Fridays, Nov. 7-18, 7-9 p.m., and Mondays/Fridays, Dec. 5-16, 7-9 p.m.,  at the Ktunaxa Nation Council gym in Cranbrook.

Go to, email, or call 250-427-6391.



Wednesday, Nov. 2

Mount Baker Music

Mount Baker Music launches a new season with its debut concert of 2016/17. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m., at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook. Admission by donation.



Rockies Film Series

Thur. Nov. 3

Don’t forget to buy your tickets for the upcoming movie.  The reviews look great, don’t miss it! Our Little Sister – Thursday, November 3 – 7:00 pm at the Key City Theatre sponsored by BDO Chartered Professional Accountants. Tickets are available at the Key City Theatre Box Office on weekdays between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, on line at or by phone at 250-426-7006.

Doors open at 6:15, come early for a beverage from the bar.




11:00 am Matinee

As autumn draws to a close and the days are shorter, make plans to join good friends and family at a special  classical music matinee.  The Alcan String Quartet will perform a light hearted program from their varied repertoire that is sure to please.

The concert will be followed by a selection of teas and cakes in our beautiful newly renovated lobby area.  All of course included in your matinee concert ticket.

Tickets $31 | $25

Buy Tickets Online at Call 250-426-7006




TUESDAY NOV. 8  7:30 pm


6 Guitars is a pitch perfect blend of music, comedy, and characters.

Chase Padgett delivers a virtuosic performance as he becomes 6 different guitar players each with their own distinct voice, views, and musical style (Blues, Jazz, Rock, Classical, Folk, and Country).

Tickets $35 | $29 | $15

Buy Tickets Online at Call 250-426-7006



War time music

November 9

THE WORLD WARS: Men, Women and Music. Arne Sahlen, piano.  Kimberley United Church Tuesday November 9, 7:30 pm. Admission by donation.  From the late area musicians Josephine Suart and Wendy Panattoni, a rare massing of famous and forgotten music: Tipperary, Over There, Johnny Canada, Liberty Bell, We’ll Meet Again an0d more..  Stories, song sheets.  250-427-2159, cell/text 250-540-4242,


TUESDAY NOVEMBER 15                     at 7:30 pm


The Fitzgerald family band, from Ontario, features some of the finest young fiddlers and Ottawa-Valley step dancers in the country. The sounds of the East Coast, French-Canadian, Texas-style and Old-Time are combined with impeccable Ottawa-Valley style step dancing to bring you a high energy and heart-warming performance.  Everything Fitz!

Tickets $35 | $29

Buy Tickets Online at Call 250-426-7006







Royal Alexandra Hall

Eclectic, Energetic and Spectacular. Energy, humour and passion make MG3 a hell of a trio! Travelling the world, this ensemble leaves audiences speechless. MG3 invites you to a selection from its seventh album to be released in Spring 21017 on major canadian label Analekta, Sketches of Spain, featuring Spanish composers ( Manuel de Falla, Enrique Granados, Paco de Lucia) and the great Miles Davis. They will also play their own original music with Quebec traditional inspiration and their most popular his. Tickets $35 | $29 | $15

Buy Tickets Online at Call 250-426-7006



Fall Jazz Series

Studio 64

November 19

8:00 pm: The last concert in the Studio 64 fall Jazz and Blues series will feature a blues group from Calgary: Mike Watson and The 6L6s. Come on to our cabaret venue and enjoy a beer or glass of wine while listening or dancing to this highly energized group. Tickets available at Centre 64 250-427-4919.

First Annual


First Annual Kootenay invitational Artists Showcase

Key City Theatre

November 18-19

Discover the best that our regional artists have to offer in this very special showcase. This is a juried invitational event so you are certain to find top quality professional art works for your home or for that special someone. Watercolour, pottery, acrylics, fibre-arts, metal-art, mixed media, jewelery and more will be displayed in an elegant gallery setting. Friday November 18: Artist Reception, Show and Sale  4 pm to 8 pm. Saturday November 19: Show and Sale  10 am to 4 pm. Key City Theatre Gallery & Foyer. Free Admission.  All forms of payment accepted. For additional information call 250-426-7006.



Saturday, Nov. 19

ReelRock Film Tour

The Dirtbag Festival is stoked to present this screening of the annual collection of the world’s best climbing and adventure films. Reel Rock 11 is the annual highlight of the international climbing community and features 5 epic adventure films from around the globe. The screening will be held at 7:00 on Saturday November 19, 2016 at the Kimberley Conference Center. Doors open at 6:00, Tickets are available online for $12 through or They can also be purchased at the door for $15 (if there are any left).

Sat. November 19

Locals Coffee House

Tickets will be available at Lotus Books, but the show will almost certainly sell out, so be sure to get your tickets early to avoid being disappointed.


1.  Bud Abbott & Carol McGrath

2.  SHEVA (Sheila & Van)

3.  Clayton Parsons & Robbie

4.  Tom Bungay

5.  Note-able Folk

6.  Doug Mitchell



Nov. 24-27

Rock of Ages

Mount Baker Wild Theatre students present Rock of Ages (High School Edition), s a jukebox musical comedy with a host of familiar tunes by Steve Perry, Poison, Quiet Riot, Twisted Sister, Joan Jett and a host of others.  Jared Adams as Drew and Jelena Jensen as Sherrie are two kids with a dream of making it in LA in the ‘80s.  Alexander Gilmour is Dennis Dupree, the ex-rocker-turned-owner of the Bourbon Room; Preston Gramm is his faithful bartender Lonny; TJ Moulton is Stacee Jaxx, the once-on-top-of-the-world rocker on his way out, Maria Bolio is Justice, owner of the Venus Room dance club and Isabella Fiorentino is rock activist Anita Bath. Suzanne Coulter and Cedar Gross feature as Hilda and Franz Klinemann, a German mother and son duo who set out to repurpose Sunset Strip into a typically commercial wonderland.

It’s a fun show with a live band on stage! Come on out and even dress up in your favourite ‘80s rocker outfits. It’s a good time out with the friends and coworkers (make a staff party of it). Rock of Ages High School Edition plays November 24-26 at 7:30 and November 27 at 2:30. Tickets are $18/$15 for students and seniors. All performances are at the Key City Theatre and are available at



Dec. 3, 4

Symphonic Christmas

The Symphony of the Kootenays is offering two performances of its second concert of the 2016/17 season — “Stealing Back the Holidays” — set for Saturday, Dec. 3 (7:30 p.m.), and Sunday, Dec. 4 (3 p.m.), both at the Key City Theatre in Cranbrook.  The program includes:  Winter from Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons (featuring SOTK Associate Concertmaster Jeremy vanDieman); Christmas favourites featuring Nelson singer Allison Girvan; and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” by Dr. Seuss and Albert Hague, featuring Michael Jones and choir.


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