Tessa Davis and Steve Smith perform at the Daniel Levesque memorial concert in September.

Year in Entertainment 2011

There was lots of fun to be had in 2011 for Revelstokians.

There was lots of fun to be had in 2011 for Revelstokians.

In January, Denis Severino launched the Revelstoke Coffee House, providing a stage for numerous musicians to play on. February was punctuated by Spirit Fest, which was highlighted by Ski Bum the Musical and the first Mountain Roots Film Festival, put on by the Friends of Mt. Revelstoke 7 Glacier.

Revelstoke’s continuing emergence as a ski destination was enhanced last winter when a several companies filmed here, the most prominent being Brain Farm Cinema, who recorded large sections of the landmark Art of Flight here. The year also the premier of two locally produced ski movies – The Powder Highway, by Vance Shaw, and Self Taught by Kaleb Weston.

The Revelstoke Theatre Company had a busy year, putting on two plays and starting rehearsals for its newest musical, The Sound of Music.

On the music scene, local bands Teds Amongst Men and Sister Girl released new albums. RevFest returned, bringing in rising stars The Sheepdogs. As well, a joyous tribute concert was held for slain youth Daniel Levesque.

The Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre had another strong year, hosting a string of well attended shows all year long.


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