Anadil Belly Dancers hit Summer Sounds this Saturday in Cranbrook.

Know it All: Summer festival season has begun

Cranbrook Arts

June’s Show is sure to be spectacular. The feature artist is Laila Jensen and her show is called “The Beauty in the Lines”. Laila is a mixed media artist is a Member of the Federation of Artists and has studied at ACAD and Emily Carr University. This show has been an exploration of lines that are part of her own visual language. Her work highlights an interesting play between positive and negative spaces using lines that are subtle, bold, blended or broken. She uses acrylic paint paired with papers, metallic leaf, pastes, threads and inks. Her work reflects her ongoing love of tree bark, aspens, fanciful flowers, birds and paper. Make sure to catch this show. It runs from June 4th to June 29th. The opening reception will be on Saturday June 8th from 1-3 at Cranbrook Arts 1013 Baker Street.

In the gallery at Centre 64

“Artrageous” Open Adjudicated Exhibition

July 2 to 27 | Tuesday–Saturday | 1-5 pm | Centre 64 Gallery | by donation. Exhibition Opening Reception July 6 | 2-4 pm | Centre 64 Gallery. The Kootenay Burn and few other conversations, by James McElroy.

Key City Theatre Summer Camps

This year there are two camps offered, two weeks each of full days of fun. The camps are divided by age group – elementary school ages will enjoy our Youth Theatre Camp August 6 to August 16. This fun and creative camp covers all of the basics needed to build confidence in the young actor or actress, and instill an enduring love of the performing arts. Middle and high school students can look forward to our Teen Theatre Intensive July 22 to August 2. This intensive and creative two-week theatre camp offers campers an exceptional introduction to comedy, drama, movement, improvisation and script work. The camp facilitators are Mitchell Graw and Jerrod Bondy, local theatre celebrities who have pursued their passion for arts at the post-secondary level. Register at the Key City Theatre Box Office 250-426-7006 and Online at www.keycitytheatre.com/camps

Centre 64

Creative Kids Summer Art Camp

For children ages 6 – 14. Tuesday – Friday | July 2 – August 9 | 10 am – noon | Centre 64 | Entry fees: 1 day $15, 1 week (consecutive days) $52, multiple days (minimum of 4 days) $14 each, 6 weeks $295 | Drop-ins welcome

Theatre Camp Centre 64

Theatre games, voice work and lots of fun for all! August 6 – 9 | Centre 64 Theatre |

Fashion Camp Centre 64

Learn how to use a sewing machine and create with upcycled material. August 7 – 8 | Centre 64 | More information to follow soon

Call for entries

Kaleidoscope 2019 exhibition

The Kimberley Arts Council also has a call for entries for the open adjudicated art exhibition at Kaleidoscope from July 31 to August 25. Established artists, $300 first prize. Emerging artists, $175 first prize. Entry fees Established $30 for first artwork, $15 each for second and third. Emerging: $25 for first, $10 for second and third. Entry form available at Centre 64 (Tuesday to Saturday 1 to 5 p.m.) 250-427-4919 or info@kimberleyarts.com

Kimberley Nature Park Hikes

Saturday July 6 at 9am – “Southwest View Point” with Craig Beattie (403-399-9496)

Meet at Nordic Centre entrance for a 4 hour moderate loop hike that includes the Southwest View Point. Early start to beat the heat. Bring water & snack.

Saturday July 13, 20 at 9am – “Gateway to Nature Hike” with various leaders (250 427-2019)

Each Saturday in July. Meet at Riverside Campground Entrance for a 2.5 hour moderate guided interpretive hike. Bring water & snack.

Summer Sounds/Dancing in the Park Cranbrook

July 6 – 6 p.m. Kootenay Lately followed by Anadil Belly Dancers and Camaro

July 13 – 6 p.m .Maddisum, followed by Key City Zumba and Voodoo Rhythm Kings

July 20 – 6 p.m. Aaron Alander followed by Stages School of Dance and Lester McLean

July 27 – Taz McLean followed by Cranbrook Dance Connection and Sophistocrats

August 3 – The quimbys, followed by Anadil Belly Dancers and Split/Shift

August 10 – Deep Cedar, Key City Zumba and MOJO

August 17 – Landon Schira, Rocky Mountain Cloggers and Pretty for the People

August 24 – Four Deer Run, Suenos Tango and Gabriel Palatchi Trio

Water Colour Pastel Workshop coming up in Kimberley

The “We Paint Artists”, a member group of Centre 64 in Kimberley , is pleased to present a Watercolour/Pastel workshop with Susan Woolgar. Susan is a celebrated Alberta artist and we are excited and feel lucky to have such a special instructor coming to Centre 64 September 13-15/2019. Susan is a member of the Alberta Society of Artists and has been a full time teacher and painter since 1982. Susan’s work is displayed in the Stephen Lowe Gallery in Calgary. Our workshop is made possible due to a grant received from the Columbia Basin Trust. Registration and information will be available at Centre 64.

Kids Rock! Summer Day Camp

July 1 – August 30

Spirit Rock Climbing Center brings back its Kid’s climbing camps for the summer months. Ages 5-13. Mondays- Fridays 8:30-noon, noon-3:30. Half or Full days. We have lots of activities for active kids- climbing, bouldering, slacklining and ziplining in the morning sessions. Afternoons will include another activity- Mondays and Fridays will be outdoor play, Tuesdays and Thursdays will include a bowling session at the Elks Lodge next door, and on Wednesday afternoons we will have an arts and crafts session at Centre 64 for an hour! Please call us at 427-7200 to sign your child up while we have space in the program!

First Saturday: Kimberley Celebrates Summer!

First Saturday events July 6th

Rotary Pancake Breakfast 9-11am in the Platzl

Annual Silent Auction sponsored by local business and individual support

Starts at 10 am ends at 2:30 pm

On Spokane Street in the Platzl

Lots of great items to bid on for golfing, river rafting, swimming, camping

gift certificates from local restaurants and businesses

To good to miss opportunities to support Kimberley First Saturday events.

New for 2019 Kimberley First Saturday ‘ Make Art studio’

Join us On July 6th First Saturday in the New ‘Outdoor Studio for Grownups’

Create- Make- Play with a Variety of Mediums

Studio will include a place to play, to hang out, and display your work.

The space will include area to create, areas to hang out, imagine, connect with others and see some great local art.

The Make Art Studio is the vision of three local artists-makers; Margaret Moe, Darcy Wanuk and Lori Craig.

A trio who are always keen to push the boundaries, nudge individual and collaborative imagination and share in the joy of self expression.

Kimberley First Saturdays supports the ‘Go Green Efforts’

Come and make your own 2019 First Saturday Market Bag

July 6th; Marbling fabrics, Cards, and Market Bags

Go Go Grannies Desserts

from 1-3 pm at Chateau Kimberley on Howard Street

Enjoy one of several choices of Raspberry Desserts – $10 a person

Proceeds to the Stephen Lewis foundation Grandmothers’ Campaign

Music in the Platzl and Beyond

Music begins at 10:30 am with the Kimberley Community Band

followed by; Maddisun, Kevin Martin; Shevah and East West Connection

Later in the Centre 64 parking Lot-

5:30pm Beer garden opens with the Elks Barbecue

Followed by a FREE outdoor concert

6:00 pm Opening band –” In Pursuit”

7:30 pm feature band “The Tumbleweeds “

The concert is free but donations are welcome

Please bring your own lawn chairs.

Absolutely no outside alcohol allowed.

Saturday, July 6

Fisher Peak Performing Artists Summer Sounds/Dancing in the Park

The sounds of summer at Rotary Park in Cranbrook begin on Saturday, July 6.

July 7

Bloom Where You Are Planted

Kimberley Art and Garden Tour

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets $20 including refreshments. Available at Centre 64 250-427-4919 or info@kimberleyarts.com

Starting July 13 in Kimberley

Live Theatre brought to you by Kimberley Arts

The Great Cockoo Clock Caper a (mostly) true theatrical re-telling of the origin of Kimberley’s giant cuckoo clock. A Kootenay Comedy Circus production. July 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30, August 3, 6, 10, 13 and 16. 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Centre 64 Theatre and Kimberley Platzl. $10. Family friendly.

August 8

An evening with Bruce Cockburn and his band

Key City Theatre

7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Tickets: Area A (RED) $63.50

Regular (BLUE) $53.00

LIMIT: 4 tickets per order

One of Canada’s finest and most decorated musical artists, BRUCE COCKBURN, has enjoyed an illustrious career, shaped by politics, spirituality, and musical diversity. A Canadian legend, Bruce’s 33 albums have earned him 13 Juno Awards, an induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, a recognition as an Officer of the Order of Canada, the Polaris Heritage Award for 1984’s “”Stealing Fire”, and the Canadian Folk Music Award for Top Solo Artist for his most recent album “Bone On Bone”. (2017) An Evening with BRUCE COCKBURN and Band is a presentation of The Kootenay Concert Connection, Jelly Events, and your friends at The Drive 102.9 F.M.

Saturday, August 10

Garden Gala at Cominco Gardens

Heartbeet Catering will again be providing the gourmet meal. It’s Moroccan this year with amazng food and entertainment. Tickets on sale late May. Call Centre 64 250-427-4919 to reserve yours. This event sells out so get your tickets early. All proceeds to completion of the Take A Seat campaign.

August 17 to August 24

Kaleidoscope in Kimberley

Outdoor Concert (TBA)

August 17 | 6 pm | opening: Kootenay Lately | admission by donation | Centre 64 Outdoor Concert Area

Da-VIN-Ci Paint Night with Sam Millard

Paint & Sip

August 18 | 6:30 pm | $45 including GST | Studio 64

“What Nature Inspires” Workshop for Writers

A Plein Air Workshop for writers at St. Mary’s Lake with Lori Craig & Shannon Fraser

August 18 or Monday August 19 | 10 am – 4 pm | $60.00 including snacks, drinks and summer salad for lunch | St Mary’s Lake: Shannon Fraser’s Home | Maximum 12 participants, minimum 6 participants

“Poetry and Prose” featuring Governor General’s Award winner Richard Harrison and local writers

August 19 | 7:30 pm | youth (18 and under) $15, adult $20 | Studio 64 | No host bar

Song Writing Workshop with Darin Welch – Part I & II

August 20 & 22 | 7:30-9:30 pm | $40 + GST | Centre 64 Theatre | spaces limited

“Mozart & More”

Classical Music Performance by La Cafamore Trio

August 21 | 7:30 pm | Youth (18 and under) $20, adult $25 | Studio 64 | No host bar

Kimberley Kaleidoscope 2019 Exhibition

“Celebrating Excellence in Fine Art”

Opening Gala Reception

15th annual Adjudicated Regional Exhibition for Established and Emerging Artists

August 23 | 7 pm | Admission by donation | Centre 64 Gallery | Live auction | Live music | Award presentations | No host bar

Children’s Festival featuring Kiki the Eco Elf

August 24 | 11 am – 3:00 pm | Free admission | Kimberley Platzl

Carly’s Angels Drag Comedy Show

August 24 | 7:30 pm | $35 | Centre 64 Theatre

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