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Know It All entertainment listings, through April into May

J.D. Edwards and Cara Luft — The Small Glories — performed Thursday

J.D. Edwards and Cara Luft — The Small Glories — performed Thursday

Fisher Peak Winter Ale Concert Series

Key City Theatre

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.  Fine music, Fine Ale & Fine Friends!

Featured last show: Brian Brons & His Band of Brothers — May 12.

Until 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. Next up in the Gallery is Threshold, the art of Brandon Gabriel.

“Threshold”

Gallery Centre 64 April 26 –  May 21

Kwantlen Nation Artist Brandon Gabriel’s work is situated somewhere amongst many styles of art and despite the variations of mediums and styles- one thing that is strikingly similar to all these works are the spectral colours and similar narratives of cultural, political, and spiritual reclamations. His work is situated neither here nor there- A threshold.”

Exhibition Opening Reception:  April 30th |  2-4 pm | Centre 64 Gallery

Apr.18 to Apr. 30

Jim Robertson

“Welcome To My World”

The Art of Jim Robertson at Cranbrook Arts. Meet the Artist Thursday April 21 from 7 til 9 pm. Refreshments available. Cranbrook & District Arts Council, 1013 Baker St.

Thurs. April 21

KRRG meeting

Kimberley Refugee Resettlement Group general meeting, Thursday, April 21, 10 a.m. to noon, Kimberley Aquatic Centre;

Thursday, 21 April Friday, 22 April

The Green Door

Live recording

Both nights will feature original songs by select local musicians to be recorded live at the Green Door. This project is a collaboration between local artists, The Green Door, and Rocky Mountain Media/John Siega. five dollar cover charge. There will be no cost to artists. Our objective is to produce a cd that celebrates and promotes our local artists, Kimberley’s growing and vibrant music scene*, and the people and businesses that support local music. Please join us at the Green Door and be a part of recording as audience members in this exciting new direction.

Friday, April 22

Art Movie Night at Centre 64

Join us for a relaxed evening viewing the next art movie in the Art Movie program, “Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies”. Beginning at 7:30 pm in Studio 64, this 62-minute film connects the early days of movie-making to the development of Cubism, as pioneered by Picasso and Braque. Stay afterwards for a guided discussion. Admission by donation. Light snacks provided. No host bar.

Kimberley Arts Council/Centre 64, 64 Deer Park Ave., Kimberley www.kimberleyarts.com, 250-427-4919

Sat. April 23

KRRG barbecue

KRRG BBQ, Saturday, April 23, Overwaitea parking lot.

At the Kimberley Elks Club

Apr. 23 Casino night $25.00 includes $10. chips and appetizers. In partnership with the Kimberley Lions and Rotary Clubs

Apr. 29 Blackberry Wood Band and magic show.

Sat. April 23

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. Line-Up:  RedGirl,   Grumpy Old Men, Bill Heibein, Ferdy & Erin, Tamara Sonntag and   The Rusty Tjernstroms.

Sat. April 23

Home Grown Coffee House

Kimberley Home Grown Music Society’s last coffee house of the season. Show starts at 8 pm Sharp at Centre 64, doors open at 7:30 pm Tickets $8 available at Snow Drift Café and Centre 64.

Line up consists of: Struan Robertson, KGB with Janine Grieve, James Buhler, Dave Grieve and Allan Kimmel, John Gerlitz, Fret and Stew with Tom Martin and Michelle Lemay, Van Redecopp and Arne Sahlen, Brenda O’Keefe, Something Fishy with Bob Clark and Larry Tuck, Allison Stoddart. MC is Laurie Stewart.

Sat. April 23

Divas, Diamonds and Dames

Centennial Hall, Kimberley. annual community fundraising gala event exclusively for women 19+.  The event will raise funds for various community organizations or events, through, raffles, 50/50 and liquor sales.

April 23 and 24

Watercolour

Two-day Watercolour Flower Workshop with Victoria Page. 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. $75 + GST KAC member, $82.50 + GST nonmember | Centre 64 Studio | bring your own lunch and snacks. Only 3 available spots left at this time. To register, please contact Centre 64: 250-427-4919.

Tues. April 26

Have Camera

Have Camera Will Travel…. presents our last travelogue of this season. Join Lesley & Roy Cimolai – “Skiing in Japan” Slide presentation at Centre 64 on Tuesday, April 26 at 7:30 pm Admission by Donation to the Kimberley Arts Centre 64.

Thurs. April 28

At Centre 64

Kimberley Home Grown Music society is pleased to announce the return of  ‘The Clover Point Drifters’ bringing Bluegrass music from an Island in the Pacific. On a spring tour in Alberta and BC, they will be at Centre 64 on Thursday April 28th. The group has been performing Blue Grass and Folk music since 2000, primarily on Vancouver Island. Home Grown is pleased to have them include Kimberley in the tour. Concert starts at 8 pm sharp, Tickets $20 available at Centre 64, SnowDrift Cafe, Lotus Books (Cranbrook) or from Dave Carlson – 250-427-2258

Jason Collett & Zeus with Kalle Matson

April 29 at 7:30 pm

Key City Theatre

Jason Collett is a Toronto-based Canadian singer-songwriter. He has released four solo albums, and is a member of Broken Social Scene. His latest album, Song & Dance Man, was released in February, 2016. Jason will be cranking off selections from his songbook with members of Zeus. The opening slot is being handled by fellow roots-flecked Ontarian Kalle Mattson.

Tickets $25. Buy online at www.keycitytheatre.com or call 250-426-7006

Friday, April 29th

Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library donation day for a Garage Sale.    Please bring your goodies (kitchen ware, tools, linen, lamps, toys, jewels, gardening items, etc.) to the Manual Training School from 9 am to 4 pm.   It’s time to declutter.  No Large furniture please.   Info Marilyn 250-489-6254

Saturday, April 30th

Giant Garage Sale of the Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library at the Manual Training School (adjacent to the Library) from 9 am – 3 pm.   Everyone welcome!

April 30th

GoGo Grannies Annual Garage Sale

Saturday April 30th  8:30 – 2:00, 710-12 Avenue South.  All proceeds to support the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign in Sub Sahara Africa.

Saturday, April 30th

Giant Garage Sale of the Friends of the Cranbrook Public Library at the Manual Training School (adjacent to the Library) from 9 am – 3 pm.   Everyone welcome!

Sat. April 30

KRRG Spring Dance

With the Hollers. 8pm-1am, Centennial Hall (tickets: $20 at Snowdrift Café and at the door. Info Betty Dodd 250-427-3133.

Saturday April 30

Sun Valley Song presents “Baroque to Broadway”

Come enjoy listening to choral music that transports you through many genres of music from Baroque to Broadway. 7:30 pm Knox Presbyterian Church at the corner of Victoria Avenue and 3rd Street South. Tickets: $10, or $5 for Youth (12&under) Available at Lotus Books, from choir members or at the door. A second performance will be presented on Sunday, May 1 at 2:30 p.m.

Fri. May 6 & Sat. May 7

Mothers Day quilt show and tea

Celebrating Women

Friday May 6, noon-7  and Sat May 7 10 am – 4 pm. Wasa Community Center

May 7th

Glitz and Glamour

Join us for the GoGo Grannies annual Glitz and Glamour Mother’s Day Brunch at the Heritage Inn from 11 am – 2 pm. Come with a friend for this fun event.  We will be selling gently used jewelry, scarves and purses as well as having silent auction items and door prizes – something for everyone.  Tickets are $25. and are available at Lotus Books.  All the proceeds go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation to help African Grandmothers raise their orphaned grandchildren.  We look forward to seeing old and new faces there!

May 13 at the Green Door,

With Local Artist Christine Simpson. Friday May 13th, 6-9pm. Come paint with us! Wonderful Artist Christine Simpson will guide you through an “Impressionistic Flowers” painting, while Ty and Jaime offer Tapas and Wine! $65.00 per person includes canvas, paints, art supplies, tapas and a glass of wine. Register at greendoorgreen@gmail.com, full payment required at time of registration to reserve seats. Green Door is thrilled to be hosting such a fun and inspired event!