The Confluentials will open for the Marc Atkinson Trio on March 18 at Key City Theatre. Submitted file

The Confluentials will open for the Marc Atkinson Trio on March 18 at Key City Theatre. Submitted file

Kimberley/Cranbrook entertainment listings

Cranbrook Arts Programs

Tots on Tuesdays will continue until Spring Break. They meet every Tuesday from 10:00am to Noon. Melissa and Chris have new activities for your preschoolers every week. A perfect getaway for both kids and parents alike! $5 drop-in fee 1401 5th Street North

Mindful Makers: Intuitive Watercolor and Wellness Workshop is running on February 29 from 1-5.

Quiet your mind and appreciate the simple moments that bring you joy! Join Nicole as she guides you to paint intuitively while learning techniques in mindfulness. $70 Registration at 1013 Baker Street, class at 1401 5th Street North

Alcohol Ink Technique Samplers March 11, 12:30-3pm. Experiment with Alcohol Ink and Yupo paper, while learning various techniques: embossing, resist, air compressor and painting. $35 Registration at 1013 Baker Street, class at 1401 5th Street North

March 14 will be a full day from 10-6 filled with Design, Develop, and Delight – Altered Book Techniques with Sonya Proctor. Learn new some fun techniques to design, develop & delight in your new altered book! Learn layering techniques that become a chunky book! Cost is $115 per person Registration at 1013 Baker Street, class at 1401 5th Street North

For all you wet felters…Barb Guillian has a Felted Bowl class on March 21 from 10-4. $55 Registration at 1013 Baker Street, class at 1401 5th Street North

Spring Break Art Camp takes place March 23rd – 27th. Our two instructors have a busy program of art activities ready for two age groups. Morning sessions for 6-9 year old will take place from 9:30 til Noon. 9 to 13year olds from 1:30–4:00pm. Our instructors have a series of interactive and fun art experiences planned. Students will be exploring the elements of contrast, working on some two and three dimensional relief work. A multimedia project, print making and art games will round out the week. We invite your children to come and unleash their inner artist. $100 for the week either morning or afternoon. Registration at 1013 Baker Street, class at 1401 5th Street North

For more information about workshops or events happening at both Cranbrook Arts location go to our website www.cranbrookarts.com or catch us on Facebook, Instagram or Eventbrite.2

Ongoing at Cranbrook Arts

1401 Art Space

Monday Painters meet 10 a.m. -1:00pm every Monday $25 monthly

Tots on Tuesday meet 10 a.m. -12 Noon $5 drop in

Art After School, Tuesday and or Wednesday 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration required

Upcoming Workshops at 1401 Art Space

February Tuesdays 11,18 Sip and Knit. Beginner Knitting with Henny Hansen $65 Supplies included 7:-9 p.m.

Wednesday February 5th Card Night with Yvonne Valentine Card Crafting $25 all supplies included, 6-9 p.m.

Saturday February 8th Paverpol Sculpting with Eveline Weiler $125 supplies included, limited registration 9 a.m. -4 p.m.

Saturday February 15 Felting Slippers with Barb Guillen limited registration $75, all supplies included 9:30 -4:30pm

Saturday February 22 and Sunday February 23rd Acrylics with John de Jong limited registration $125 10 a.m. -4:30 p.m. daily

Saturday February 29th Mindful Makers, Watercolour and Wellness with Nicole Critchley $70 1 -5 p.m.

The Kimberley Arts Council is also looking for a volunteer event organizer for their Da-VIN-Ci paint night. Anyone interest in taking on the job is asked to attended the next paint night on February 22, or contact info@kimberleyarts.com or 250-427-4919.

In the gallery at Centre 64

Altered

In the gallery at Centre 64 is ‘New Art Work and 35 Year Restrospective’ by Grant Smith from March 3 to 28. Sale and sealed bid auction. Next up is The Collective Eye by Julie-Anne Davies, Nicole LeClair, Chelsea Gibson, Bailey Repp and Jenny Grayburn. March 31 to April 25. Opening reception april 2, 7 to 9 p.m.

On going at Centre 64

Kimberley and District Guild of Fibre Artists, meetings every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.

We Paint painting group meetings begin in October, every second, third and fourth Wednesday 7 p.m. Studio 64.

Kimberley Writers Group. Every Thursday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the meeting room at Centre 64.

The Kimberley Arts Council is looking for people to help get their parade float ready. Contact 250-427-4919 if you can help out.

The Kimberley Drum Circle at

Centre 64

Led by a professional facilitator, no experience required, drums provided. Learn to play drums from all over the world. March 16, April 20. 7 p.m.

Fisher Peak Winter Ale Concert Series

Key City Theatre

March 18 – The Confluentials; Marc Atkinson Trio with Cameron Wilson

April 8 – Brackish Betty; John Wort Hannam

May 13 – 2Shots of Whiskey; the Handsome Devils

Friday, March 13

Diamond Forever with Jason Scott

Kimberley Elks Hall

Celebrate a St. Patricks Celebraiton of Neil Diamond with Jason Scott. tickets $30 available at the Elks Club or call 250-427-2343. Door open 6 p.m. Show starts 7 p.m.

Upcoming Spring Events at Kimberley Alpine Resort

Kimberley Alpine Resort comes alive in the spring with many events! Mark your calendars!

March 15 – Ski Mo race

March 22- World’s Longest Glalom Race

March 28 – North Star Days

April 4 & 5 – Spring Splash Festival

Spring Concert Series Studio 64

Tuesday, March 17: Marc Atkinson Trio with Cameron Wilson; Gypsy Jazz

Friday, April 17: Red Dirt Skinners; Blues, Folk & Rock

Saturday, May 30: Ron Burke & Alittle Voodoo; Blues

Tickets available at Centre 64: 250-427-4919 and online at eastkootenay.snapd.com (check calendar)

Marc Atkinson Trio with Cameron Wilson

Key City Theatre March 18

Opening act, the Confluentials. These gifted artists have been critically acclaimed and widely awarded: the second Trio recording was voted one of the top five albums in North America by Acoustic Guitar Magazine, while the Junos and the Western Canadian Music Awards have also paid their respects to this ridiculously talented six-stringer.

Thursday, March 19 Kim’s Convenience

Key City Theatre

Kim’s Convenience, Ins Choi’s hilarious and touching debut play set in a family-run corner store, will be playing Key City Theatre Thursday March 19, 2020. Kim’s Convenience was originally produced as part of the 2011 Toronto Fringe Festival, where it won the New Play Contest and the Patron’s Pick Award. It went on to an enormously successful run in 2012 at Soulpepper, receiving the Toronto Theatre Critics’ Award for Best New Canadian Play and spawning a nine-city national tour. The play has since been published by House of Anansi Press and has been adapted into an award-winning television series for CBC and, now, Netflix. Tickets are $49 Regular | $43 Big Ticket Member | $39 Big Ticket Plus Member Tickets are available at the Key City Theatre Box Office 250-426-7006 and Online at www.keycitytheatre.com

March 21

La Cafamore Studio 64

“Tango King and the One-Hit Wonder”

Classical Music March 21 | 7:30 pm | Studio 64 | $20 | tickets available at Centre 64 or eastkootenay.snapd.com

Saturday, March 21

Lightwire: Dino-Light Key City Theatre

This glow-in-the-dark adventure is visually stunning and has been praised for its cutting-edge blend of puppetry, technology and dance by audiences all over the world.

Sunday, March 22

Colin James Blues Trio Key City Theatre

In March of 2020, James will embark on a Western Canada Tour with his popular and intimate Blues Trio format, and the show will be highlighted in several different venues in the Interior. The Colin James Blues Trio Tour is a presentation of the Kootenay Concert Connection and the event is sold out.

March 23 Centre 64

Multimedia Documentary

NOMADS² Cycling Odyssey Part 1: Norway to Tanzania by Janick Lemieux and Pierre Bouchard. Adventure and Multimedia Documentary. March 23 | 7:30 pm | Centre 64 Theatre | $15 in advance, $20 at the door | Tickets available at Centre 64: 250-427-4919 and online at eastkootenay.snapd.com (check calendar)

March 23 to 27

Spring Break Clown Camp at Key City Theatre

Make this the best Spring Break yet! Kids are going to love five full days of Clowning Around at Key City Theatre’s Spring Break Clown Camp. The camp runs Monday March 23 to Friday March 27 from 9 am to 3 pm daily.

We call it Clowning 101 – Nose to Nose connections. Kids aged 10 + will experience the Joy of connecting through Clown! In this heart-centered workshop, participants will be introduced to the basics of Clown skills – Balloon Twisting, Face Painting, Improvisational Play and Character Development, and will experience the life-enriching gift of sharing those skills with others. No experience necessary, just a willingness to be generous of spirit and brave enough to be silly.

The facilitators are Charmaine Miron and Stefan Bruyere – Silly of the Valley, Kelowna BC. $125 for the week.

Tuesday, March 24

Have Camera Will Travel…

Join Craig Beattie – The High Arctic – “Through the Northwest Passage to Greenland” Slide presentation at Centre 64 on Tuesday, Mar 24 at 7:30 pm. Admission by donation. Proceeds: Kimberley Arts Centre 64

Wednesday, April 1

White Rabbit, Red Rabbit Key City Theatre

With no rehearsals, no director, a different actor each night, and a script waiting in a sealed envelope on stage, internationally acclaimed White Rabbit Red Rabbit, by Iranian writer Nassim Soleimanpour, is an audacious theatrical experiment and a potent reminder of the transgressive and transformative power of theatre. Tickets $25 Regular | $19 Big Ticket | $15 Big Ticket PLUS

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