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'Know It All' Entertainment listings through April 5.


Rumour has it that a report on a recent Home Grown performance named a band Pot Luck instead of Hot Muck. Hilarity and teasing ensued, however, the band, which performs all kinds of music says the name Potluck kind of appeals to them. The name may be adopted for certain shows.

Key City Gallery “By A Thread” Fiber Arts Exhibition

February 9 to March 16. Explore the wonderful world of fibre arts; free motion quilting, weaving and felting. Featuring the works of Darlene Purnell, Virginia Anderson and Sioban Staplin.

In the Gallery at Centre 64 – The Wonder Fair

Wit, Whimsy, and Weirdness by local artists: Elaine Rudser, Sam Millard, Kyla Richards, Janet Mueller, Holly Propp, Tyrone Johnson, Steve Moon, and Colleen Raymond. Come in, enjoy this FUNtastic show, and make your own zine!

Through the Lens – Member’s Photography Exhibition

Presented by Cranbrook & District Arts Council, Cranbrook Arts Gallery, 1013 Baker Street. Now through to March 30. Gallery Open Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 5 p.m. Featuring local and regional photographers. Artists reception: Thursday March 10, 6-8 pm

Fisher Peak Winter Ale- Concert Series, Key City Theatre Small Stage

Key City Theatre has joined with Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society and Fisher Peak Brewing Company to bring you the Fisher Peak Winter Ale Concert Series.  Five Great Performances at one low price!  Fine music, Fine Ale & Fine Friends!  Featured Artists: Small Glories (April 14) and Brian Brons & His Band of Brothers (May 12).

Series Tickets on Sale Now! Buy online at or call 250-426-7006 Series Ticket $119 or $99 for Key City Theatre and Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society Members.

Key City Gallery – Fibre Arts Workshops with Darlene Purnell.

March 11-12. Join fibre artist Darlene Purnell for two fascinating Workshops at Key City.

• Free Motion Quilting – Table Runner Workshop, Saturday, March 5, 10 am to 4 pm. Fee only $45

• Sunflower Thread Painting Workshop, March 11 & 12, 10 am to 4 pm. Fee only $95

Call 250-426-7006 to register. Supply list provided at time of registration.

Wednesday, March 9


GoGo Granny Travelogue with Gebhard and Sabine Pfeiffer. In 28 days, Gebhard and Sabine travelled through Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil starting high in the Andes Mountains to the giant salt lake at Uyuni, the capital city of Sucre and of course could not miss Rio De Janeiro.  If you have seen their presentations before you will love this amazing adventure and presentation set to music.  Please join them and us on Wednesday March 9th,  7:00 at the College of the Rockies Lecture Theatre. Admission by donation to GoGo Granny’s in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation and grandmothers in Africa.

Thursday, March 10

Digital Slide Show

The Kimberley Camera Club presents its annual digital slide show. 7 p.m. St. Andrews Presbyterian church, Kimberley. Admission by donation.

March 10 at 7 pm

The Suitcase Project Performance!

Key City Theatre Small Stage

What did the students find in their suitcase?? Where will it take them? Find out what the workshop students have devised under the direction of Beth Turcon. Free admission – Limited Seating. 250-426-7006

March 10

Kimberley Arts council AGM

March 10, 2016 at 7 pm at Centre 64. Members-in good-standing may vote on election of officers. Non-members are also welcome to attend. The AGM will be followed by the annual Arts & Culture Awards Gala at 8 pm. If you are interested in arts and organization and would like to join our board, please contact Christine at Centre 64 (250-427-4919 or email

Saturday, March 12

St. Patrick’s Day Tea

Spectacular “Saint Patrick’s Spring Tea” on Saturday March 12, 2016. *New*;~Silver “tea service” with dainty sandwiches & sweets,~Cake Walk (lemon, chiffon, coconut, Grand Marnier & more!) plus delectable Bake Sale with spring flavours! 1-3 pm Catholic Church Hall (Kimberley). Everyone Welcome!

Saturday, March 12


7:30 p.m. Key City Theatre Small Stage. Enjoy this lively new quartet in our intimate lounge setting.  Featuring: Jeff Faragher – Cello, Aurora Smith- Fiddle, Ben Johnson – Drums, Rob Fahie – Bass. Tickets $21 and $17 for Students. Call 250-426-7006 or buy online at

Saturday, March 12

LIve at BJs

Country music at its best, Saturday March 12, 7:30 pm at BJ’s Creekside Pub.  For country music at it’s best  join Tucks Troubadours with Larry Tuck on bass and vocals, Bud Decosse on lead guitar and vocals, Doug Simpson rhythm guitar and Dave Carlson on mandolin.

Wednesday, March 16


Key City Theatre and Western Financial present Harry Manx. March 16 at 7:30 p.m. “Mysticssippi” blues man Harry Manx has been called an “essential link” between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the Blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas.

March 16 – April 16


Body Art Exhibition – Key City Gallery

Explore the fascinating world of Tattoos and Body Art at this exhibit of works by local and regional artists. If you are interested in exhibiting your work please visit our website for Artist Submissions. Be sure to attend the Artist Reception and Body Art Catwalk Friday, April 1, from 6-8 pm. Catwalk showcase at 7 pm.

Thursday, March 17

Digital Slide Show

The Kimberley Camera Club presents its annual digital slide show. 7:20 p.m. Manual Training room in the Cranbrook Library. Admission by donation.

Friday, March 18

ART Movie Night at Centre 64

Join us for a relaxed evening viewing the next art movie in the ART Movie program, “Eames: the Architect and the Painter”. Beginning at 7:30pm in Studio64, this 84-minute film narrated by James Franco, explores the combination of style and purpose that infused the myriad designs of this “mid-century modern” power couple. Stay afterwards for a guided discussion. Admission by donation. Light snacks provided. No host bar.

Saturday, March 19

Locals Coffee House

7:30 pm sharp.  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. Acts include Old Spice, the Doggone Brothers, Doug Mitchell, Sheva (Van and Sheila Redecopp and Valley Class.

Saturday, March 19

Wasa Spaghetti Supper

Wasa Community Hall from 5 to 7:30 p.m. In support of the Kimberley Refugee Resettlement Group. Hosted by KRRG and Wasa Lions. tickets $15, $10 for kids 6 to 16, kids under six free. For more informatmion and tickets Ruth Carlson 250-427-3761.

Tuesday, March 22

Have Camera

Have Camera Will Travel…. presents – Antarctica. Join Susanne Weissenberger – “Amazing Antarctica”. Slide presentation at Centre 64 on Tuesday, Mar 22 at 7:30 p.m. Admission by Donation to the Kimberley Arts Centre 64.

March 29 to April 23

George C. Hogg in the Gallery at Centre 64

George has no ‘favourite’ subject and enjoys producing works of the beautiful landscapes of the Canadian west, capturing the wildlife that inhabits our forests and recording the history of buildings and times past.In his works of the native peoples and their pow wows, he captures the spirit of the people and shows his great love of their culture and history.

Friday, April 1

Mini Book Sale of the Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library in the Manual Training School from 4 pm to 7 pm for FRIENDS MEMBERS ONLY.

Saturday, April 2

Mini Book Sale of the Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library in the Manual Training School from 9 am to 4 pm. Everyone welcome. Come and discover books on gardening, outdoor pursuits, newer releases, popular fiction, mystery, children’s books and much more.    Please drop your book donations off at the Circulation Desk in the Library. For info Marilyn 250-489-6254.

April 2 at 7:30 pm

Timber! Cirque Alfonse

Acrobatic Lumberjacks Juggling Hatchets!  You can almost smell the fresh-cut pine logs and the sweat of lumberjacks as you watch them jiving to a traditional folk soundtrack. The artists perform incredible feats of aerial acrobatics that are directly inspired by the natural raw materials of the forest and the equipment used on the farm. The atmosphere is hyper-festive!  Don’t miss this one of a kind circus performance.

Tickets $35 and $29 for Big Ticket Members. Student Special: $20  Call 250-426-7006 or buy online at

April 5 to May 17

Junior Art Explorations with Heidi Brookes

At Cranbrook Arts 1013 Baker Street. 8 Tuesdays  3:30 to 5 pm. Fee $149 includes all supplies. Eligible for a tax credit. 1- colour theory and Andy Warhol pencil crayons. 2-colour wheel with watercolour pencils 3-cut out Mandalas with watercolour pencils 4-Monet- tinting and acrylics on canvas 5-Georgia O’Keefe and oil pastels 6- Pointillism with markers 7-Nature scene with soft pastels 8- Free choice with any mediums used in class. Call 250-426-4223 to register or drop in to the Gallery.

The Townsman and Bulletin would like to take this opportunity to wish subscriber Sarah Sapriken a very happy Wednesday.