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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
The Quesnel Film Club will show Maiden at the Carib Theatre Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. (Observer file photo)

Quesnel Film Club sets sail Jan. 9

The Quesnel Film Club will debut Maiden as its first film of the winter 2020 season

The Quesnel Film Club will show Maiden at the Carib Theatre Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. (Observer file photo)
Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Carib Theatre in downtown Quesnel will be showing the latest Quesnel Film Club offering, Maiden, Thursday, Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. (Observer file photo)

The Quesnel Film Club has released its winter 2020 schedule

The club’s first film is Maiden, which will be shown Jan. 9 at the Carib Theatre

The Carib Theatre in downtown Quesnel will be showing the latest Quesnel Film Club offering, Maiden, Thursday, Jan. 9 at 6:30 p.m. (Observer file photo)
Students from St. Ann’s Catholic School take the stage in their annual holiday performance Thursday, Dec 19. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

PHOTOS: Quesnel students spread holiday cheer

Students from schools across Quesnel put on festive holiday shows for the community last week

Students from St. Ann’s Catholic School take the stage in their annual holiday performance Thursday, Dec 19. (Sasha Sefter - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Stewart Cawood, seen here during this year’s Old-Fashioned Victorian Christmas at Barkerville Historic Town and Park, is the new operator of Barkerville’s Theatre Royal. (Barkerville Historic Town and Park photo)

Quesnel native Stewart Cawood is the new operator of Barkerville’s Theatre Royal

The Wells resident, who has worked at Barkerville since 2006, is excited to take the reins

Stewart Cawood, seen here during this year’s Old-Fashioned Victorian Christmas at Barkerville Historic Town and Park, is the new operator of Barkerville’s Theatre Royal. (Barkerville Historic Town and Park photo)
ArtsWells 2019. (Observer file photo)

‘Early Crow’ tickets available for ArtsWells 2020

Early discounted tickets for the festival in Wells are on sale now

  • Dec 11, 2019
ArtsWells 2019. (Observer file photo)