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Okanagan venues light up for visibility amid pandemic

Okanagan venues light up for visibility amid pandemic

Impact of COVID-19 on live event workers sparks Canadian movement

Okanagan venues light up for visibility amid pandemic
Okanagan talent airs for Top of the Country

Okanagan talent airs for Top of the Country

Raquel Cole semi-finalist in SiriusXM contest with Canadian Country Music Association

Okanagan talent airs for Top of the Country
Due to COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings, this year’s LUNA art festival will feature the reveal of six new Art Alleries pieces, rather than the art festival that takes over several blocks of downtown Revelstoke and sees thousands of visitors. (Rob Buchanan photo)

LUNA REIMAGINED coming up this weeked

Six new art allery installations will be revealed Sept. 26

Due to COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings, this year’s LUNA art festival will feature the reveal of six new Art Alleries pieces, rather than the art festival that takes over several blocks of downtown Revelstoke and sees thousands of visitors. (Rob Buchanan photo)
Revelstoke based action-sports photographer Bruno Long branched into protraiture with A Friend of a Friend, a photography series featuring 50 Revelstokians that Long was introduced to one by one. (Submitted)

Photographer Bruno Long introduces A Friend of a Friend

The portraits are being used as ‘paint’ for an abstract art piece to be installed outside

Revelstoke based action-sports photographer Bruno Long branched into protraiture with A Friend of a Friend, a photography series featuring 50 Revelstokians that Long was introduced to one by one. (Submitted)
The 2020 Penticton Dragon Boat Festival will not be held due to coronavirus. (Western News file photo)
The 2020 Penticton Dragon Boat Festival will not be held due to coronavirus. (Western News file photo)
Film production continues to be a growing industry in the Okanagan region. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press)

Okanagan film industry booming despite COVID-19

Productions booked into summer of 2021, with filming currently taking place in Kelowna, Peachland and Vernon

Film production continues to be a growing industry in the Okanagan region. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press)
Cameron Hall is the director of the The Revelstoke Diaries, which is premiering internationally on Oct. 4. (Matt Grayson)

Revelstoke Diaries launching internationally in October

The film and web series features the stories of nine Revelstokians and a band

Cameron Hall is the director of the The Revelstoke Diaries, which is premiering internationally on Oct. 4. (Matt Grayson)
Jelly Space by Ian Ward was an installation at the third annual LUNA Nocturnal Art & Wonder event in 2019. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

LUNA RE-IMAGINED coming Sept. 25-27

The original festival was postponed but a COVID-safe alternative has been planned

Jelly Space by Ian Ward was an installation at the third annual LUNA Nocturnal Art & Wonder event in 2019. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Jo Willems was scheduled to show her series It Just Takes Time in May at the Revelstoke Art Gallery. The show was rescheduled due to COVID-19. (Submitted/Peter Blackmore)

Revelstoke art gallery hosting COVID-safe exhibition opening Sept. 3

The event is a combination of indoor and outdoor activities

Jo Willems was scheduled to show her series It Just Takes Time in May at the Revelstoke Art Gallery. The show was rescheduled due to COVID-19. (Submitted/Peter Blackmore)
Claudia Simon, known as Bambi, is creating a collective mural with the Francophone community in Kelowna as well as the residents of Revelstoke. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke artist creating portable mural for BC Culture Days

Bambi is hosting a workshop that will see the community create a collective mural

Claudia Simon, known as Bambi, is creating a collective mural with the Francophone community in Kelowna as well as the residents of Revelstoke. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Lil Jimmy Reed keeps up the tune on guitar and harmonica after climbing down from the Roots & Blues main stage to walk amongst the crowd during the 2018 festival. Reed will be one of the performers featured in the online 2020 festival’s first night. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Opening night lineup for online Roots & Blues festival released

The first night of the festival on Aug. 14 will be stacked with favourites from previous years

Lil Jimmy Reed keeps up the tune on guitar and harmonica after climbing down from the Roots & Blues main stage to walk amongst the crowd during the 2018 festival. Reed will be one of the performers featured in the online 2020 festival’s first night. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
A variety of art coming to Revelstoke gallery this fall

A variety of art coming to Revelstoke gallery this fall

A members’ show in December will act as a gift market

A variety of art coming to Revelstoke gallery this fall
City hall is currently under construction. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Hay Rd. development inches closer to reality

There are still a couple more steps required until the project could be approved

City hall is currently under construction. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Jo Willems was scheduled to show her series It Just Takes Time in May at the Revelstoke Art Gallery. The show was rescheduled due to COVID-19. (Peter Blackmore photo)

Cancelled shows and slow reopening for Revelstoke Art Gallery

The gallery has been closed since March due to COVID-19

Jo Willems was scheduled to show her series It Just Takes Time in May at the Revelstoke Art Gallery. The show was rescheduled due to COVID-19. (Peter Blackmore photo)
Arts Revelstoke’s first ever Guerrilla Gig was at the Interior Forestry Museum’s Riverside Forest Walk on July 8. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Pure magic: live performances revived in Revelstoke

Revelstoke Arts Council hosting Guerrilla Gigs on Wednesdays all summer long

Arts Revelstoke’s first ever Guerrilla Gig was at the Interior Forestry Museum’s Riverside Forest Walk on July 8. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The first Guerrilla Gig will feature Jared Wayne and Nik Winnitowy. Tickets will be on sale at noon on July 5 and the show will be at a yet to be disclosed location on July 8. (Revelstoke Arts Council photo)

Guerrilla Gigs replacing Streetfest this summer in Revelstoke

Buy one of 30 tickets the Sunday before the Wednesday show

The first Guerrilla Gig will feature Jared Wayne and Nik Winnitowy. Tickets will be on sale at noon on July 5 and the show will be at a yet to be disclosed location on July 8. (Revelstoke Arts Council photo)
A rendering of Kyle Thornley’s A Simple Joy, which will be part of phase two of Art Alleries. (Arts Revelstoke)

More art coming to a Revelstoke alleyway near you

Phase 2 of the Art Alleries project has been approved by the city

A rendering of Kyle Thornley’s A Simple Joy, which will be part of phase two of Art Alleries. (Arts Revelstoke)
Kyle Thornley’s Pine Cone is now on display in front of Revelstoke City Hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Kyle Thornley’s Pine Cone is now on display in front of Revelstoke City Hall. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Armstrong MetalFest 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and recommendations outlined by provincial health officials. (Morning Star file photo)

COVID-19 knocks out Armstrong MetalFest

Tickets can be refunded or honoured next year

Armstrong MetalFest 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19 and recommendations outlined by provincial health officials. (Morning Star file photo)
Le Vent Du Nord played at the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre on Nov. 24, 2019. The arts council has launched a survey looking for feedback from the community on the futures of arts. (Submitted)

Revelstoke Arts Council launches survey on the future of arts in Revelstoke

They are asking for feedback during these changing times

Le Vent Du Nord played at the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre on Nov. 24, 2019. The arts council has launched a survey looking for feedback from the community on the futures of arts. (Submitted)