Spotlight on the City

Short arts items from around the Shuswap for the week of December 7

  • Dec. 7, 2011 1:00 p.m.

Write stuff

Shuswap Writer’s Group, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 in the Piccadilly Mall board room. Drop-ins welcome. Contact Shirley DeKelver at 250-835-4544.

 

 

Film fare

Shuswap Film Society presents Project Nim, a documentary film about an ape raised and nurtured like a human child, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Salmar Classic.

 

 

Gallery jazz

Jazz Night at the Art Gallery, features Jordan Dick Trio from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8. Admission by donation.

 

 

Pics with Santa

The Shuswap Family Resource Centre offers Christmas photos with Santa by donation from 2 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8 and 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, Dec. 9. With a donation, families receive one 5X7 and reprints for $5. Free hot chocolate and bagged popcorn for $2 will be available. No appointment is necessary.  For more information, call 250-832-2170.

 

 

Salmar Opera

Live at the Met presents Gounod’s Faust live via satellite at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Salmar Classic. Running is four hours 20 minutes. Tickets are $24 for adults and $18 for youth, available at Salmar Grand or Classic.

 

 

Dine out

Silver Creek Seniors present a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Silver Creek Seniors’ Hall.

 

 

Star search

Moonlight Music Star Search will be at the Mall at Piccadilly Friday, Dec 16. Kids (ages 6-10) and youth (ages 11-18) will have a chance to showcase their musical talents, perform in front of a live audience and compete for prizes in front of a panel of judges. Prizes include studio recording time, photo shoot, music lessons, mall gift certificates and more. Contact info@roxyfx.com for full details.

 

 

Breakfast with Santa

Downtown Salmon Arm hosts Breakfast with Santa from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at the SAGA Public Art Gallery. From 11a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be an elves’ workshops with art-making stations in the gallery. Call 250-832-1170 for more information.

 

 

Christmas Carol

A special reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol takes place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec.17, at First United Church. 7:30 p.m. Admission is by donation with proceeds going to  the Relaxation Support Group for people with cancer or other chronic illness.