Rolling into spring with ‘Know It All’

Cranbrook/Kimberley entertainment lists through March

CAROLYN GRANT

entertainment@dailytownsman.com

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

Artrageous

Adjudicated Exhibition in honor of Lou Wanuk. In the gallery form March 1 to March 26.

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 www.keycitytheatre.com or call 250-426-7006 Series Ticket $119 or $99 for Key City Theatre and Fisher Peak Performing Artists Society Members.

Wed. March 16

Harry Manx

Key City Theatre

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.

Exposed!

Body Art Exhibition

March 16- April 16

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 www.keycitytheatre.com/artgallery for Artist Submissions. Be sure to attend the Artist Reception and BODY ART  –  CAT WALK Friday April 1 from 6-8 pm.  Cat walk showcase at 7:00 pm.  Refreshments Available.

Thurs. 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.

Fri. 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.

Sat. March 19 & 26

Easter Egg Decorating

Ukrainian Easter egg demo at Marysville Artisans. 12 to 4pm

Sat. 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 and Twilight Trio.

Sat. 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. tickets also available at the Snowdrift.

Sun. March 20

Piano Concert

“If It Ain’t Baroque…!”  Humour in music and music history. CRANBROOK: Sun. March 20, 7 pm at United Church. KIMBERLEY: Mon. March 21, 7 pm at United Church. Adm by donation.  Ebullient piano man Arne Sahlen happily de-stuffs a sometimes stuffy art form. (Critics on Beethoven: “upsetting bags of nails, here and there a dropped hammer”. On Chopin” ear-splitting dissonance, hideous harmony”).  Learn more also about the area Music Institute finally in development.  More details: arnesahlen@hotmail.com or 250-427-2159, cell/text 250-540-4242

“Undefeated Hope” Spring Conference

March 25-27 Easter Weekend Celebration

Speakers: Steve and Wendy Backlund from Redding California and a Team from BSSM. At House of Hope Cranbrook 629- 6th St NW.Times: Fri. 7pm Sat: 9:30am 2 and 7pm. Info: Ph. 250-421-3784 email; cranbrookhouseofhope@gmail.com

Register at www.ihopecranbrook.ca

Tues. 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.

Mar 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.

Timber!

Cirque Alfonse

April 2 at 7:30 pm

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 www.keycitytheatre.com

LIVE AT STUDIO 64:

The final two concerts of the Spring Series will first feature Joe Nolan on Saturday April 16th. This young singer/songwriter will bring his earthy blues/rock stylings to our cabaret seating studio. On May 28th, you can get up and boogie to The Red Cannons a high energy Rock n Roll band from Calgary. There is an ongoing Silent Auction featuring the Helen Robertson artwork in the studio. Come in and make a bid. Proceeds will go towards the purchase of a new portable stage. Tickets for both shows are available at Centre 64   250-427-4919

Junior Art Explorations

with Heidi Brookes

April 5 to May 17

at Cranbrook Arts 1013 Baker Street. 8 Tuesdays  3:30 to 5:00 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.