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.

Symphonay

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.

o o o

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.

 

Just Posted

Two appointed to Summerland’s Board of Variance

Appointments are for three-year terms

Controversial anti-abortion film to be screened in Penticton

Unplanned will be shown at the Penticton Landmark theatre

Monster Truck action returns to the Okanagan for a second night

From 6 until 7 p.m. you can meet the drivers and get a close up look at the trucks

Mix of sun and cloud for the Okanagan-Similkameen Shuswap

Chance of showers for much of the region this afternoon

3 dead, 2 missing in northern B.C: Here’s what we know so far

Lucas Fowler, 23, and his girlfriend, Chynna Deese, were shot and killed on July 14 or 15

Tubing world record broken on Vancouver Island

But record for length of tubes linked together still has to be confirmed

UPDATE: Culprit leaves clue for Okanagan RCMP in rainbow crosswalk vandalism

Crosswalk was defaced on the weekend, but RCMP may have some evidence

The Beaverton’s sharp satire thrives in polarized political climate

Canadian TV series’ third season to air Tuesday on CTV after “The Amazing Race Canada”

Kelowna house fire deemed not suspicious

Fire crews doused overnight blaze at Barnaby Road home

VIDEO: Young couple found dead in northern B.C. had been shot, police say

Chynna Noelle Deese of the U.S. and Lucas Robertson Fowler of Australia were found along Highway 97

Pot shop to open doors Saturday in Lake Country

Starbuds will be one of B.C.’s largest private cannabis stores

VIDEO: Man found dead near B.C. teens’ truck could be linked to a double homicide

RCMP said they are looking for Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, of Port Alberni

Family of missing B.C. senior with dementia frustrated with situation, heartened by community support

Nine days since Grace was last seen the question remains: ‘How can an 86-year-old just disappear?’

Most Read