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Marc Atkinson is coming to Quesnel March 7 with his Marc Atkinson Trio. (Barbara Pedrick photo)

Talented musicians sharing Quesnel Live Arts stage March 7

The internationally renowned Marc Atkinson Trio performs with Cameron Wilson

Marc Atkinson is coming to Quesnel March 7 with his Marc Atkinson Trio. (Barbara Pedrick photo)
Quesnel musician Brad Strang is releasing a new CD, Epic Journey, which features several local guest artists, March 1. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel musician Brad Strang releasing new, themed CD March 1

Epic Journey features guests artists from Quesnel, Williams Lake and Nanaimo

Quesnel musician Brad Strang is releasing a new CD, Epic Journey, which features several local guest artists, March 1. (Photo submitted)
Pam Devereux rides a camel in Egypt. Devereux will be sharing photos and stories from her trip during the next Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel flight Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m. at the Bouchie Lake Hall. (Photo submitted)

Learn why Pam Devereux can’t wait to go back to Egypt in March 2 presentation

Devereux will share highlights of her trip as part of the Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel series

Pam Devereux rides a camel in Egypt. Devereux will be sharing photos and stories from her trip during the next Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel flight Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m. at the Bouchie Lake Hall. (Photo submitted)
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Junita Thiessen, who was raised in Quesnel and graduated from Correlieu Secondary School, is starring as Volta in the Fabulist Theatre production of The Untold Legend of Imogen Flight in Vancouver. (John Ball photo)

Correlieu grad starring in new swashbuckling ‘femme-forward’ play in Vancouver

Junita Thiessen grew up in Quesnel and went on to study acting at Capilano University

Junita Thiessen, who was raised in Quesnel and graduated from Correlieu Secondary School, is starring as Volta in the Fabulist Theatre production of The Untold Legend of Imogen Flight in Vancouver. (John Ball photo)
A dancer presents her Ballet: Demi-Pointe: Solo routine Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Chuck Mobley Theatre during the second day of the Quesnel Dance Festival. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Spotlight shines on dancers at Quesnel Festival of Performing Arts

Hundreds of dancers performed during the Dance Festival Feb. 14-17

A dancer presents her Ballet: Demi-Pointe: Solo routine Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Chuck Mobley Theatre during the second day of the Quesnel Dance Festival. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Brenda Gardiner (far left) and her group went dune bugging in Peru on their recent adventure, and she will be sharing highlights from this trip Monday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. as part of the Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel series. (Photo submitted)

Join Brenda Gardiner for an adventure in Peru and Bolivia in next Lawnchair Travel flight

Gardiner will share highlights from her recent trip Monday, Feb. 24 at the Bouchie Lake Hall

Brenda Gardiner (far left) and her group went dune bugging in Peru on their recent adventure, and she will be sharing highlights from this trip Monday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. as part of the Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel series. (Photo submitted)
The Casino Night fundraiser will raise money for the Friends of Bouchie-Milburn Society to put on the Fourth Annual Billie Bouchie Days celebration (pictured here) and will also raise money for the Bouchie Lake Watershed Stewardship Society for its work to raise awareness around the health of the Bouchie Lake watershed. (Billie Bouchie Day photo)

New Feb. 22 Casino Night event raises money for two Bouchie Lake societies

The Friends of Bouchie-Milburn and Bouchie Lake Watershed Stewardship societies are partnering up

The Casino Night fundraiser will raise money for the Friends of Bouchie-Milburn Society to put on the Fourth Annual Billie Bouchie Days celebration (pictured here) and will also raise money for the Bouchie Lake Watershed Stewardship Society for its work to raise awareness around the health of the Bouchie Lake watershed. (Billie Bouchie Day photo)
Wolfgang Hofmeier says the cheerful children are one of the highlights from his trip to Senegal in West Africa. (Photo submitted)

Let Wolfgang Hofmeier fly you to Senegal Feb. 17

Hofmeier’s presentation is the first in the 2020 Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel series

Wolfgang Hofmeier says the cheerful children are one of the highlights from his trip to Senegal in West Africa. (Photo submitted)
This year will be the sixth year for the Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel series, with the first flight taking off Monday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Bouchie Lake Hall. (Logo by Claudia Vogt)

Sixth Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel series takes off Feb. 17

The first flight will be piloted by Wolfgang Hofmeier, who will take guests to Senegal

  • Feb 12, 2020
This year will be the sixth year for the Bouchie Lake Lawnchair Travel series, with the first flight taking off Monday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Bouchie Lake Hall. (Logo by Claudia Vogt)
This year’s Art From The Heart community art show — “Cold Days — Warm Hearts” — features a wide variety of works. The Opening Reception is being held Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Quesnel Art Gallery, right after the Gallery of Honour presentation at 6 p.m. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel community invited to celebrate Gallery of Honour presentation and Art From the Heart

Three individuals will be honoured for their contributions to the arts Feb. 12 at 6 p.m.

This year’s Art From The Heart community art show — “Cold Days — Warm Hearts” — features a wide variety of works. The Opening Reception is being held Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Quesnel Art Gallery, right after the Gallery of Honour presentation at 6 p.m. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
James Stedham, who graduated from Correlieu Secondary School and now works as the studio technician at Douglas College in New Westminster, has entered this year’s CBC Searchlight competition. You can vote for his song “Countdown” by searching for St.James at cbc.ca/musicinteractives/searchlight. (N Kuan/V Kuan photo)
James Stedham, who graduated from Correlieu Secondary School and now works as the studio technician at Douglas College in New Westminster, has entered this year’s CBC Searchlight competition. You can vote for his song “Countdown” by searching for St.James at cbc.ca/musicinteractives/searchlight. (N Kuan/V Kuan photo)
Canadian classical pianist Alison Kilgannon has performed in South America, Europe, and North America where her playing as been described as “suave and spirited…. Solid and self-assured.” She is coming to Quesnel Friday, Feb. 7 to play an intimate private concert. (Photo courtesy of Alison Kilgannon website)

Classical pianist Alison Kilgannon performing intimate house concert Feb. 7 in Quesnel

The upcoming show is part of the Living Room Live classical concert series

Canadian classical pianist Alison Kilgannon has performed in South America, Europe, and North America where her playing as been described as “suave and spirited…. Solid and self-assured.” She is coming to Quesnel Friday, Feb. 7 to play an intimate private concert. (Photo courtesy of Alison Kilgannon website)
Bhanita Das stars as Dhunu, a 10-year-old girl living in a remote village in India who wants to start a rock band, in Village Rockstars. The film, which was India’s submission for the Oscars, is the next screening by the Quesnel Film Club, and it will be shown Thursday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carib Theatre. (Village Rockstars - Facebook photo)

Next Quesnel Film Club showing is award-winning Indian film Village Rockstars

The coming-of-age story was India’s official selection to the 91st Academy Awards

Bhanita Das stars as Dhunu, a 10-year-old girl living in a remote village in India who wants to start a rock band, in Village Rockstars. The film, which was India’s submission for the Oscars, is the next screening by the Quesnel Film Club, and it will be shown Thursday, Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carib Theatre. (Village Rockstars - Facebook photo)
The Atlantic String Machine performs Thursday, Feb. 6 at the Chuck Mobley Theatre as part of the Quesnel Live Arts season. (Facebook - The Atlantic String Machine photo)

Atlantic String Machine brings unique East Coast sound to Quesnel Feb. 6

The five-piece ensemble has won several awards and collaborated with many well-known artists

The Atlantic String Machine performs Thursday, Feb. 6 at the Chuck Mobley Theatre as part of the Quesnel Live Arts season. (Facebook - The Atlantic String Machine photo)
Drumming during the play Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish, which is coming to Quesnel Friday, Jan. 31 as part of the Quesnel and District Children’s and Family Concert Series. (Photo courtesy of Axis Theatre Company)

Colourful characers and important messages introduced in Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish

Indigenous storytellers spin a tale from the Kwantlen First Nation July 31 in Quesnel

Drumming during the play Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish, which is coming to Quesnel Friday, Jan. 31 as part of the Quesnel and District Children’s and Family Concert Series. (Photo courtesy of Axis Theatre Company)
A scene from the film Antigone, which was named Best Canadian Feature Film at the Toronto International Film Festival. Antigone is the second screening of the Quesnel Film Club’s winter season and will be shown Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carib Theatre. (Facebook - Antigone - Le film/The movie photo)

Quesnel Film Club’s next screening is award-winning Antigone

The Québécois film will be shown Thursday, Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carib Theatre

A scene from the film Antigone, which was named Best Canadian Feature Film at the Toronto International Film Festival. Antigone is the second screening of the Quesnel Film Club’s winter season and will be shown Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carib Theatre. (Facebook - Antigone - Le film/The movie photo)
Brendan Bailey of Wells as Danny Kelly in a still from the short film Shadow Trap, which was filmed last February in Barkerville. You may recognize Bailey for his role as miner Richard Goldsworthy at Barkerville Historic Town and Park. There will be a special screening of Shadow Trap, as well as a discussion with the team, Sunday, Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. at the Sunset Theatre in Wells. (Photo courtesy of Common Sense Media)

VIDEO: Special screening of Shadow Trap will wrap up Sled Dog Mail Run Jan. 26 in Wells

Shadow Trap was filmed in Barkerville and features local actors, production members and dogs

Brendan Bailey of Wells as Danny Kelly in a still from the short film Shadow Trap, which was filmed last February in Barkerville. You may recognize Bailey for his role as miner Richard Goldsworthy at Barkerville Historic Town and Park. There will be a special screening of Shadow Trap, as well as a discussion with the team, Sunday, Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. at the Sunset Theatre in Wells. (Photo courtesy of Common Sense Media)
Many of the watercolour paintings in Sharilee Golob’s solo show “Catching a Flutter of Nature,” which opens Jan. 10 at the Quesnel Art Gallery, feature birds that visit her bird feeder in Nazko. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Sharing a love of nature at Quesnel Art Gallery

Sharilee Golob’s first solo show, “Catching a Flutter of Nature,” opens Jan. 10 at Quesnel Art Gallery

Many of the watercolour paintings in Sharilee Golob’s solo show “Catching a Flutter of Nature,” which opens Jan. 10 at the Quesnel Art Gallery, feature birds that visit her bird feeder in Nazko. (Lindsay Chung - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Top classical and crossover vocal group Vivace is coming to Quesnel Wednesday, Jan. 15 as part of the Quesnel Live Arts season. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Chuck Mobley Theatre. (Facebook - Vivace photo)

Vivace brings its unique combination of pop and classical music to Quesnel Jan. 15

Vocal ensemble performs everything from “O Sole Mio” to “Can’t Help Falling in Love”

Top classical and crossover vocal group Vivace is coming to Quesnel Wednesday, Jan. 15 as part of the Quesnel Live Arts season. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Chuck Mobley Theatre. (Facebook - Vivace photo)
Xeni Gwet’in wild horses and riders featured in History channel documentary series
Xeni Gwet’in wild horses and riders featured in History channel documentary series