David Finnis

Plenty of activity during festival

This weekend will be the 33rd Annual Action Festival.

Plays and concerts will be staged

Later this week and next week a number of plays and concerts will be performed at the Shatford Centre in Penticton.

Jazz band to play at benefit concert

The Thursday Night Jazz Band, now in their 25th year performing in the South Okanagan, is coming to Summerland.

Planning with a cultural focus

After mentioning that a cultural plan needs a strong economic foundation Hume mentioned a number of things that help animate a downtown.

Arts Council searching for volunteers

The Fall Fair is in need of volunteers if this event is going to continue.

Forum to discuss cultural planning

Next Wednesday there will be a Philosophers’ Cafe at the IOOF Hall to discuss “Why Cultural Planning is important for Summerland.”

Exhibit examines history of steam

The Penticton Art Gallery has been hosting an exhibit since March that reflects on the impact of steam on the Okanagan.

Planning begins for Culture Days

This year Culture Days will take place Sept. 25 to 27 in all provinces and territories across the country.

Annual spring concerts held

One of the wonderful things about spring is the arrival of spring concerts.

Tune-Agers hold spring concert

This Saturday the Penticton Tune-Agers are back with their spring concert, Anything Goes.

Showcase to assist Syrian refugee family

This Saturday, March 14 will see the first Mid-Month Market and Vendor Showcase.

Railway marks 100 years

This May marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Kettle Valley Railway.

Fundraising evening benefitted Arts Council

What do you get when you combine soft guitar chords, pottery mugs, desserts, fancy coffee and wine? Cafe Noir.

Arts Council to host Cafe Noir fundraiser

Wine, jazz, specialty coffees and incredible desserts come together this Saturday as the Summerland Community Arts Council hosts Cafe Noir.

Forum to examine economic development

Next Wednesday, Feb. 11 will be the second Philosophers’ Cafe of 2015.

Exhibit shows relationships with strangers

Next Thursday begins a busy month for the arts in Summerland.

Summerland Arts Council holds annual meeting

The Summerland Community Arts Council will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Arts Centre, 9908 Main St.

Novel adapted for screen

A novel by Swedish author Jonas Jonasson, The 100-Year old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared, comes to the screen.

Polar Express movie shown

The Summerland Children’s Choir invites you to The Polar Express Sing-Along Movie Night on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.

Musaic presents winter concert

The Musaic Vocal Ensemble, which was formed in 1995 by Ken Gray and originally had 13 members, now boasts more than 40 people in the choir.