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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan events listings

Live theatre, concerts, events, art exhibits and more from around the South Okanagan

CONCERTS

Oct. 11 — Canada’s sweetheart Jill Barber is on tour with a special series of concerts composed of dedications from her fans to their loved ones. She performs at the Dream Café at 8 p.m. Tickets are $47 for premium seats and $37 for the wings.

Oct. 12 — Grammy elected, Blues Hall of Fame Australian artist Micheal Charles Band claim the stage with a guitar-driven journey through 36 years and 35 releases of original music at the Dream Café. Tickets are $22 for premium seats and $12 for the wings.

Oct. 13 — The Sojourners (Marcus Mosley, Will Sanders and Khari McClelland) bring their seriously spiritual sounds to the Dream Café. Show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $46 for premium seats and $36 for the wings.

Oct. 22 — Wares, a noisy, kind of dreamy pop-rock band and a musical project engineered by musician Cassia Hardy perform with local band The Flannel Contract at the Saint-Germain Café and Gallery. Suggested admission is $10. Music starts at 7 p.m.

Oct. 26 — Canadian rockers Sloan perform at the Cleland Theatre (325 Power St.) on their Navy Blues tour. The show is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available by phone 1-855-985-5000 or online at Ticketmaster.ca.

EVENTS

Oct. 11 — Foodie-focused block party featuring the restaurants of Main Street’s 500-block are headlining this event that will feature food, beverages, live music and more.

Oct. 16 — Lest We Forget – the history of the Canadian war artist program, a lecture at the Penticton Art Gallery given by director/curator Paul Crawford from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Admission by donation.

Oct. 24 — Kitchen Stove Film Series presents The Last Black Man in San Francisco, held at the Landmark Cinemas at 4 and 7 p.m. Series subscription is $38 for members and $44 for non-members of the Penticton Art Gallery. Single tickets are $13 in advance (at the Penticton Art Gallery) and $15 at the door.

Oct. 24 — Grandmothers for Africa Pub Night – burger and a beverage for $15 from 6 to 8 30 p.m. at the Barking Parrot. Silent auction, lucky draws, games to enjoy. Tickets are available at the Lakeside hotel front desk or from Grandmothers for Africa members. All proceeds go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation, for grandmothers raising their Aids -orphaned grandchildren in sub-Saharan Africa.

Oct. 30 — Topics and Tea at the Penticton Art Gallery – the world through the eyes of a fashion stylist. Join the fun, funny and surprisingly practical, world of fashion styling with guest lecturer Geraldine Shockey. Admission by donation. The lecture is from 2 to 3 p.m.

Nov. 5 — Women in Art lecture series: Piety and power in medieval Germany and Mamluk Egypt at the Penticton Art Gallery. Lectures by Chelsea Baumgartner, a fourth-year doctoral student at UBC Okanagan. The talk takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Single lecture tickets are $13, or $15 at the door. Series subscription is $50 for art gallery members and $60 for non-members.

Nov. 7 — Keeping and preserving your archives workshop (Part One) at the Penticton Art Gallery from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Workshop is $15.

Nov. 22 — Tree Light Up and Downtown Open House. Nanaimo Square will come alive with the festive holiday spirit with all-age activities, extended shopping hours for businesses, an appearance by Mr. and Mrs. Claus and more. Events are from 5 to 8 p.m.

Nov. 28 — Kitchen Stove Film Series presents Village Rockstars at the Landmark Cinemas at 4 and 7 p.m. Series subscription is $38 for members and $44 for non-members of the Penticton Art Gallery. Single tickets are $13 in advance (at the Penticton Art Gallery) and $15 at the door.

Nov. 28 — Keeping and preserving your personal archives workshop (Part Two) at the Penticton Art Gallery from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Workshop is $15.

Dec. 3 — Women in Art lecture series: Portraits and self-fashioning in early modern Europe and Mughal at the Penticton Art Gallery. Lectures by Chelsea Baumgartner, a fourth-year doctoral student at UBC Okanagan. Talk takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Single lecture tickets are $13, or $15 at the door. Series subscription is $50 for art gallery members and $60 for non-members.

Dec. 5 — Penticton Art Gallery workshop on keeping and preserving your photos (Part One) from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Workshop is $15.

Dec. 12 — Penticton Art Gallery workshop on keeping and preserving your photos (Part Two) from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Workshop is $15.

Jan. 9— Kitchen Stove Film Series presents Pain and Glory, held at the Landmark Cinemas at 4 and 7 p.m. Series subscription is $38 for members and $44 for non-members of the Penticton Art Gallery. Single tickets are $13 in advance (at the Penticton Art Gallery) and $15 at the door.

Jan. 14 — Women in Art lecture series: Developing a feminist canon – art of the 60s and 80s at the Penticton Art Gallery. Lectures by Chelsea Baumgartner, a fourth-year doctoral student at UBC Okanagan. Talk takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Single lecture tickets are $13, or $15 at the door. Series subscription is $50 for art gallery members and $60 for non-members.

Feb. 4 — Women in Art lecture series: Contemporary art – looking forward, looking back is at the Penticton Art Gallery. Lectures by Chelsea Baumgartner, a fourth-year doctoral student at UBC Okanagan. Talk takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Single lecture tickets are $13, or $15 at the door. Series subscription is $50 for art gallery members and $60 for non-members.

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