A documentary to be shown on Nov. 4 will examine cougars and other great predators. The documentary

A documentary to be shown on Nov. 4 will examine cougars and other great predators. The documentary

Documentary examines predators

David Finnis presents a roundup of the arts, culture and entertainment events in Summerland and the surrounding region.

The Okanagan Similkameen Parks Society presents the one-hour documentary Lords of Nature: Life in a Land of Great Predators, Friday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at Centre Stage Theatre.

Free admission. For information call 250-494-8343 or okanagansimilkameenparkssociety.com

Dynamic duo

Valdy and Gary Fjellgaard perform this Saturday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. at Centre Stage Theatre as part of their 11th Annual Contenders Tour.

Global Fair

Check out the Global Village Fair this Saturday, Nov. 5 at Penticton United Church (the Blue Church) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Studio tour

This weekend is also the Summerland Fall Studio Tour where participating artist studios will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

You can pick up maps at the Art Gallery and the library.  See www.studiotour.wordpress.com for more information.

In concert

Nikita in concert.  This concert at the Cleland Theatre will also feature The Offramp Ensemble, Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m.

Tickets are available at the Community Centre Box Office on Power Street in Penticton.  For more information call 250-492-4043.

Presented by the Pen Hi Music Department.


After their triumph with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in 2010, the Okanagan Symphony Chorus will share the stage with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra for Mozart’s glorious Requiem.

A stellar vocal quartet all from B.C., including Melina Moore, soprano; Dana Luccock, mezzo soprano; Isaiah Bell, tenor; and Alan Corbishley, baritone will join the orchestra to commemorate Remembrance Day with this deeply moving and expressive composition, Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cleland Theatre.

Tickets at the Penticton and Wine Country Information Centre, 553 Railway St., 1-855-985-5000.  www.okanagansymphony.com.

Making music

Anyone 50 or older who can sing or play an instrument is invited to the St Ann’s Church basement at 1296 Main St., Penticton at 9 a.m. on Tuesday mornings.

The choir and orchestra are under the direction of Gerald Nadeau.

For more information call Orma Baker at 250-492-8517

At the gallery

If you haven’t already you still have time to view the abstract paintings by Katherine Pickering and the beautiful watercolours by members of the Kelowna Watercolour Guild at the Summerland Art Gallery.

This show ends Nov. 12 as the Arts Centre will be preparing for the opening of Seasons Sparkles on Nov. 25.

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If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please e-mail dfinnis@telus.net or call 250-494-4994. www.summerlandarts.com and http://twitter.com/artspalette

David Finnis is a member of the Summerland Community Arts Council.