A show called Reflections features the past and present paintings by members of the Summerland Art Club. The exhibit continues until Saturday

A show called Reflections features the past and present paintings by members of the Summerland Art Club. The exhibit continues until Saturday

Reflections show at art gallery

Arts and culture news and events from Summerland and the South Okanagan.

The show Reflections features the paintings by past and present members of the Summerland Art Club and is at the Arts Centre until this Saturday, May 5.

Live music

Enjoy music by local musician Gillian Russell at the Grandmothers for Africa annual Burger and Beverage night at the Penticton Lakeside Resort between 6 and 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 4. All proceeds go directly to the Stephen Lewis Foundation and the front line organizations in Africa.

Spring concert

Don’t miss A Spring Concert by the Lake this Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. It will feature flute and the magnificent pipe organ of Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 5505 Butler St. and will be followed by delectable desserts and tea.

Tickets at the Summerland Arts Centre and The Sweet Tooth.

Symphony sounds

Join the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra at the Cleland Theatre on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. as they play a variety of Russian works. Tickets at the Penticton and Wine Country Information Centre, 553 Railway St., Penticton. Phone 1-855-985-5000.

For additional information on this concert and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, visit the website www.okanagansymphony.com.

At the gallery

The Oasis of Permanence opens in the Main Gallery of the Summerland Arts Centre next Thursday, May 10 with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. It features photographic oil prints by Frantisek Strouhal.

According to him, this work “reflects my love and struggle with solitude, as well as my ability to evoke emotion through the medium of portraiture.” This show continues until June 23.

On stage

Peachland Players present Dancing at Lughnasa, written by Irish award-winning author Brian Friel, at 4th Street Place in Peachland on May 10, 11 and 12 at 8 p.m. and on May 12 and 13 at 2 p.m.

Looking for products

The Chamber of Commerce is looking for new product for its Made in Summerland Store.

People can contact Shannon at 494-2686 or summerlandchamber@shawbiz.ca if they have art work or other products for this unique Made in Summerland Store.

Like the Gift Gallery at the Arts Centre it is a good spot to shop if you are looking for fun and special gifts that are locally made.

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If you know of an event that should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, e-mail dfinnis@telus.net or call 250-494-8994. summerlandarts.com and twitter.com/artspalette

David Finnis is the President of the Summerland Community Arts Council.