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An example of Chris Harris’ recent work, in this case, a landscape picture of a sunrise through the trees of a forest. (Chris Harris photo)

Photographer Chris Harris keynote speaker for virtual photographic challenge

NSPS is inviting photographers from across B.C. and the Yukon to submit photos for the challenge.

The cast of Poe: Dreams of Madness are looking to bring a darker and more serious play to 100 Mile House, albeit virtually this year. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

The Poe must go on: PSO to perform virtual show

Students rehearsing for Poe: Dreams of Madness

A selection of work from Behind the Lines that will soon be on display at Parkside Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Syrian Civil war explored at Parkside Gallery

Gallery kicks off its 2021 season with Behind the Lines exhibit

Disney’s Little Mermaid at Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 29. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Disney’s Little Mermaid at Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 29. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Year-in-Review: Little Mermaid wows, cowboys lament

Entertainment stories from 2020

  • Dec 30, 2020
Disney’s Little Mermaid at Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 29. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Disney’s Little Mermaid at Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 29. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
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Clinton Art Society goes online

The Clinton Art Society is encouraging the community to join an online forum to share art.

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Members of the South Cariboo Artists’ Guild featured in the Christmas market show include Leslie Ginther (from left) Carol Munro, Penny Bailey, Bobbie Crane and Susan Kruse. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Christmas Market features cozy artwork

Exhibit seeks to capture the feel of a craft fair market.

Members of the South Cariboo Artists’ Guild featured in the Christmas market show include Leslie Ginther (from left) Carol Munro, Penny Bailey, Bobbie Crane and Susan Kruse. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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Deanna Deacon local intuitive life coach and the new author of Feminine Warrior a self-help book that combines her own philosophy with life experience and wellness tips. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

First book explores the power of femininity

Deanna Deacon’s passion for helping others inspired her to write her new book, Feminine Warrior.

Deanna Deacon local intuitive life coach and the new author of Feminine Warrior a self-help book that combines her own philosophy with life experience and wellness tips. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cameron Tyler, otherwise known as ninjamuffin99, worked together with friends from Newgrounds to design Friday Night Funkin a fun cartoon rhythm game. The demo is available now. (Photo submitted)

South Cariboo game designer reaps success

Cameron Tyler is aiming to break into the video game market with Friday Night Funkin.

Cameron Tyler, otherwise known as ninjamuffin99, worked together with friends from Newgrounds to design Friday Night Funkin a fun cartoon rhythm game. The demo is available now. (Photo submitted)
Dawn Miller is an artist and a practitioner of acupuncture. (Photo submitted)

Local artist used lockdown to replenish her qi

Dawn Miller found 2020 was a great year to work on her art.

Dawn Miller is an artist and a practitioner of acupuncture. (Photo submitted)
Ron Conway is a Bridge Lake poet who released his first book Slightly After Dark in the spring of this year and is already working on his next book. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Poetry book captures observations about life

Bridge Lake resident Ron Conway has published a new collection, Slightly After Dark.

Ron Conway is a Bridge Lake poet who released his first book Slightly After Dark in the spring of this year and is already working on his next book. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Wendy Hamblin, coordinator of the Free Store at St. Timothy’s St. Anglican Church, shows off a couple of coats ahead of the Coats for All 2020 campaign, which kicked off Nov. 1. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

Events around the South Cariboo

Things to do this month

  • Nov 12, 2020
Wendy Hamblin, coordinator of the Free Store at St. Timothy’s St. Anglican Church, shows off a couple of coats ahead of the Coats for All 2020 campaign, which kicked off Nov. 1. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
Susan Kruze poses with her painting Quesnel Forks Relic which depicts an abandoned antique car found in Quesnel Forks. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Artist finds time, inspiration, in the Cariboo

Susan Kruze is this month’s featured artists at the South Cariboo Business Centre’s Showcase Gallery.

Susan Kruze poses with her painting Quesnel Forks Relic which depicts an abandoned antique car found in Quesnel Forks. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Courtney Driver is the new president of the 100 Mile Performing Arts Society. (Photo submitted)

100 Mile Performing Arts Society elects new president

Courtney Driver wants to provide more diverse events

Courtney Driver is the new president of the 100 Mile Performing Arts Society. (Photo submitted)
Rick and Carol Blacklaws, with their new book The Fraser, River of Life and Legend. The Blacklaws will appear at Nuthatch Books on Nov. 12. (Photo submitted)

Fraser River ‘like a palate’ of great diversity

Authors share their love of Fraser River.

Rick and Carol Blacklaws, with their new book The Fraser, River of Life and Legend. The Blacklaws will appear at Nuthatch Books on Nov. 12. (Photo submitted)
Tanis Armstrong as Henrietta Leavitt during the Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society’s production of Silent Sky in 2019, along with Tara Sprickerhoff (not pictured), have adapted A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens for a radio play the society hopes to broadcast in December 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Studio Theatre holding auditions for A Christmas Carol radio play

With COVID-19 restrictions in place, a radio play seemed like the next best thing

Tanis Armstrong as Henrietta Leavitt during the Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society’s production of Silent Sky in 2019, along with Tara Sprickerhoff (not pictured), have adapted A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens for a radio play the society hopes to broadcast in December 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Willy Giesbrecht, front, and Ron Boehm, are members of the Cariboo Country Ramblers. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).

Cariboo Country Ramblers keep the music flowing

“It’s a fun thing and it keeps our fingers nimble and our brains active.”

Willy Giesbrecht, front, and Ron Boehm, are members of the Cariboo Country Ramblers. (Kelly Sinoski photo, 100 Mile Free Press).
Barbra McClusky’s art is on display now at the South Cariboo Business Cente in the Showcase Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Act of creation ‘spiritual and liberating’

Barbra McClusky is displaying her art solo for the first time

Barbra McClusky’s art is on display now at the South Cariboo Business Cente in the Showcase Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tree of Life by Tracy McAvity is her biggest piece to date and is currently on display at the Parkside Art Gallery. (Photo submitted)

Mosaic art provides artist with a way to centre herself

Tracy McAvity likes to practice the art of the mosaic.

Tree of Life by Tracy McAvity is her biggest piece to date and is currently on display at the Parkside Art Gallery. (Photo submitted)
A solid gold statue of an eagle encrusted with diamonds that Kevin Peters designed and made that was stolen in 2016. (Photo submitted)

World-class carver prefers the simple life

His work can be found in galleries around the world, but Kevin Peters prefers the quiet life.

A solid gold statue of an eagle encrusted with diamonds that Kevin Peters designed and made that was stolen in 2016. (Photo submitted)
Peter Thorne demonstrates a simple tune while Evan Kalmokoff watches with his handmade cigar box guitar. (Patrick Davies photo- 100 Mile Free Press)

Making music with cigar box guitars

The simple three-stringed instrument was first made at the turn of the century.

Peter Thorne demonstrates a simple tune while Evan Kalmokoff watches with his handmade cigar box guitar. (Patrick Davies photo- 100 Mile Free Press)