Arts and Entertainment

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QUIZ: Meet the Simpsons

How much do you know about this iconic television family?

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Musicians perform during a Surrey City Orchestra “mixer” at board member Erin Anne Beirne’s home in South Surrey in 2017. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis

BC Arts Council to administer support for both organizations and individual artists

Musicians perform during a Surrey City Orchestra “mixer” at board member Erin Anne Beirne’s home in South Surrey in 2017. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)

Self-isolating? National Film Board of Canada has over 4,000 free films online

A wide range of documentaries, animated films and short films are all on NFB.ca

The National Film Board of Canada is reminding Canada of its vast library of films and short films available for free online during the age of social distancing. (Photo submitted)
Stages are empty across the province for the most part as the Coronavirus situation unfolds. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)

Most upcoming concerts and events cancelled in Kimberley and Cranbrook

It’s a bit painful updating our entertainment listings this week, as we…

Stages are empty across the province for the most part as the Coronavirus situation unfolds. (Eric J. Welsh/ The Progress)
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…

The Confluentials will open for the Marc Atkinson Trio on March 18 at Key City Theatre. Submitted file
Aspiring artists of all ages have been performing at the East Kootenay Performing Arts Fesitval. The showcase concert is on Wednesday. Submitted photo

East Kootenay Performing Arts Festival showcase this Wednesday

It has been a great run at the East Kootenay Performing Arts…

Aspiring artists of all ages have been performing at the East Kootenay Performing Arts Fesitval. The showcase concert is on Wednesday. Submitted photo
The hilarious play, Kim’s convenience comes to Key City Theatre on March 19. Submitted file

Kimberley/Cranbrook entertainment listings

Cranbrook Arts Programs Tots on Tuesdays will continue until Spring Break. They…

The hilarious play, Kim’s convenience comes to Key City Theatre on March 19. Submitted file
Kimberley/Cranbrook entertainment listings

Kimberley/Cranbrook entertainment listings

Cranbrook Arts Programs Tots on Tuesdays will continue until Spring Break. They…

Kimberley/Cranbrook entertainment listings
Shay Kuebler’s Epilogos is a mesmerizing blend of theatre, dance, and martial arts interacting with video and live sound at Key City Theatre on Saturday, February 25. Submitted file

Kimberley/Cranbrook entertainment listings

Big festival weekends coming up in Kimberley and Cranbrook

Shay Kuebler’s Epilogos is a mesmerizing blend of theatre, dance, and martial arts interacting with video and live sound at Key City Theatre on Saturday, February 25. Submitted file
Flannel Fest organizers Karen Cetinski and Archie Archibald invite you to Flannel Fest in Kimberley this weekend. Rocky Mountain Events file.

Kimberley/Cranbrook entertainment listings

Big festival weekends coming up in Kimberley and Cranbrook

Flannel Fest organizers Karen Cetinski and Archie Archibald invite you to Flannel Fest in Kimberley this weekend. Rocky Mountain Events file.
Making music with WE3

Making music with WE3

Getting people up on the dance floor

  • Feb 12, 2020
Making music with WE3
The Kimberley Arts Council Centre 64 is the hub of cultural activity in Kimberley. Arts Council Facebook

Looking for new directors for Kimberley Arts Council – Centre 64

The Annual General Meeting of Kimberley Arts Council – Centre 64 is…

The Kimberley Arts Council Centre 64 is the hub of cultural activity in Kimberley. Arts Council Facebook
Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar play Key City Theatre on Friday, February 14, 2020. Delta Sugar Facebook

Kimberley/Cranbrook entertainment listings

Cranbrook Arts Programs Cranbrook Arts is full of hustle and bustle at…

Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar play Key City Theatre on Friday, February 14, 2020. Delta Sugar Facebook
Flannel Fest 2019 in Kimberley was a big hit. Pictured are Moody Bee employees beside their snow sculpture (Corey Bullock file).

Second annual Flannel Fest coming up in Kimberley

The family-friendly event takes place over the Valentines Day weekend.

Flannel Fest 2019 in Kimberley was a big hit. Pictured are Moody Bee employees beside their snow sculpture (Corey Bullock file).
The Kimberley Community Band during a concert at Garden View Village. The Band performs there 2 -3 times per year plus leading Christmas carols there in December. Submitted file.
The Kimberley Community Band during a concert at Garden View Village. The Band performs there 2 -3 times per year plus leading Christmas carols there in December. Submitted file.
Jan. 27, 2020 – People carefully wheeled in John Lennon’s famous Rolls-Royce into the lobby of the Royal BC Museum. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

John Lennon’s psychedelic Rolls-Royce on display at Royal BC Museum

The classic car has been a favourite for Beatles fans from Victoria and internationally

Jan. 27, 2020 – People carefully wheeled in John Lennon’s famous Rolls-Royce into the lobby of the Royal BC Museum. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Fondue is back

Fondue is back

Slow food with a heart

  • Dec 20, 2019
Fondue is back
Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Victoria songstress is fueled by the music

  • Dec 18, 2019
Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage
Explore the West Shore Farmers’ Markets

Explore the West Shore Farmers’ Markets

Fresh produce, unique crafts, live music and more for visitors

  • Aug 16, 2019
Explore the West Shore Farmers’ Markets
Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes

Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes

Artistic journey from sign painting to fine art

  • Jul 10, 2019
Artist Blu Smith creates colourful abstract West Coast landscapes