Art Gallery prepares for first show

Shaw television came and filmed the move of the Frieze of the Arts to the new Arts Centre.

Shaw television came and filmed the move of the Frieze of the Arts to the new Arts Centre and their production will air on their “go! Okanagan” show this Friday, July 4 at 6 p.m. and repeat on that show through to Sunday July 6 at 4 p.m. Then the story will be on the Shaw TV Okanagan Youtube Channel, and Facebook page (Shaw TV Okanagan)

You can find more about the history of the Frieze of the Arts and photos of its move to its new location on the Art Council website at

The first show at the new Arts Centre and Gallery, Travels with My Sketchbook, will open next Thursday, July 10 and will feature works by Dale Matthews.

The Summerland Community Art Council invites you to join them at their Grand Reopening on Saturday, July 12 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Pancakes are by donation and will be served by the First Summerland Scouts with all proceeds going to the Scouts.

And in Penticton, Many Hats Theatre Company present Caught in the Net, by British playwright Ray Cooney.

Caught in the Net is produced by Norman Lynch and directed by Eleanor Walker.

The cast includes Eric Hanston, Kathie Hemmingson, Sharon Moriarty, Rudy Nemechek, Grayce Overhill, Austan Paquette, and Jim Wood.

Caught in the Net opens on the Cannery Stage in the Cannery Trade Centre, 1475 Fairview Rd., Penticton on Thursday, July 3 and runs until July 26 with performances Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.

To reserve your tickets visit The Wine Country Visitor’s Centre at Railway and Eckhardt or phone 250-276-2170.

On Sunday, July 6 at 7 p.m. at the Gyro Park bandshell the Penticton Concert Band, which has a number of Summerland players, will be performing a free concert.

The band has been working hard at a new repertoire and is looking forward to playing it for the public.

The concerts will include a variety of styles and tunes, including classical, Irish music from The Lord of the Dance, movie soundtracks (Gladiator), rock classics (The Beatles, Queen), and even some disco.

The Arts Palette column is written by David Finnis, publicity chair and president of the Summerland Community Arts Council, P.O. Box 1217, 9908 Main St., Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z0.