Local Entertainment

Karen Smith and Margot Shaw, some of the 100 Mile Performing Arts Society’s most active members, pour over pictures from their favourite shows at the Free Press office. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Performing arts a life-changing experience

Members of the 100 Mile theatre community looking forward to returning to the stage

Raven by Kayla Taylor. (Photo submitted)

Students showcase animal art at Parkside

The Eagles Nest is on throughout the month of January

Logan Hendry’s Edgar Allen Poe calls out into the darkness to Sarah Carter’s knife-wielding Raven during a rehearsal of Poe: Dreams of Madness. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Arts and Entertainment story of the year: Benefit concerts raise over $8,000 for Lytton

The 100 Mile Free Press’ 2021 Year In Review

  • Jan 1, 2022
Memories of Asia by Bobbie Crane. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Showcase Gallery explores Memories

The painted memories of a dozen Cariboo Artist Guild artists are on…

Memories of Asia by Bobbie Crane. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)
Spirit Carver Dean Gilpin demonstrates his skills at 100 Mile Elementary last Wednesday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Chainsaw carver makes ‘the wood speak’

Give Dean Gilpin a chainsaw and he can carve just about anything

Spirit Carver Dean Gilpin demonstrates his skills at 100 Mile Elementary last Wednesday. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Starry Nights by Bobbie Crane.
Starry Nights by Bobbie Crane.
Winter Light Show by Susan Kruse.

Crafters show off wares at Christmas Bazaar

Parkside Gallery has various options for gifts

Winter Light Show by Susan Kruse.
Danielle Stewart is the new owner of Nuthatch Books in 100 Mile House and said she’s loved the experience so far. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Nuthatch Books bought by an avid local reader

Danielle Stewart is determined to make her favourite bookstore thrive

Danielle Stewart is the new owner of Nuthatch Books in 100 Mile House and said she’s loved the experience so far. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Marianne Van Osch has published two new books this fall, Letters from Bradley Creek and Six Who Served. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Local books chronicle life in a different time

Six Who Served and Letters From Bradley Creek are Marrianne Van Osch’s latest book

Marianne Van Osch has published two new books this fall, Letters from Bradley Creek and Six Who Served. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Andrew Schmah has been getting tattoos since he was 17 and has been tattooing people since his mid-twenties. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Tattoo artist drawing success in 100 Mile House

Andrew Schmah has been a tattoo artist for the last decade

Andrew Schmah has been getting tattoos since he was 17 and has been tattooing people since his mid-twenties. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Leah Henderson is looking to become 100 Mile House’s resident art therapist. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Art therapy way to explore feelings through creativity

Leah Henderson is looking forward to share her new skills with the community

Leah Henderson is looking to become 100 Mile House’s resident art therapist. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)

New Netflix film starring Jennifer Lopez filming in Northwest B.C.

Filming taking place in Lower Mainland and Bulkley Valley with release of “The Mother” set for 2022

Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)
DJ CarlosVendetta, known in 100 Mile House as Carlos Allen, is a longtime member of the BC underground music scene who loves nothing more than helping people have a good time at his shows. (Banana Cam photo)

Sharing music and good times key to being a DJ

CarlosVendetta loves mixing music for the BC heavy bass scene

DJ CarlosVendetta, known in 100 Mile House as Carlos Allen, is a longtime member of the BC underground music scene who loves nothing more than helping people have a good time at his shows. (Banana Cam photo)
Tracy McAvity and Penny Bailey have teamed up to bring their show Reflective Visions to Parkside Gallery this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tracy McAvity and Penny Bailey have teamed up to bring their show Reflective Visions to Parkside Gallery this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Stone Bear Gallery on First Street serves as both Vance Theoret’s showroom and workshop. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Soapstone carver finds bear-able niche

Soapstone carver Vance Theoret realized bears were the ticket to his success

The Stone Bear Gallery on First Street serves as both Vance Theoret’s showroom and workshop. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile House Festival of Arts contestant Baylee Shields is pursuing a career to become an independent music producer in Victoria. (Photo submitted)

Local musician pursues music producer dream

Baylee Shields got her musical start with the 100 Mile Festival of the Arts

100 Mile House Festival of Arts contestant Baylee Shields is pursuing a career to become an independent music producer in Victoria. (Photo submitted)
A selection of furniture pieces made by Norm West are on display now at Parkside Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wood Works at Parkside

A show and sale of local woodworkers is currently on display at Parkside Gallery

A selection of furniture pieces made by Norm West are on display now at Parkside Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cameron Bird spends hours in his Lac La Hache studio creating paintings that sell for thousands of dollars across Canada. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Cariboo scenes inspire painter

Cameron Bird went from riding in the mountains to painting them professionally

Cameron Bird spends hours in his Lac La Hache studio creating paintings that sell for thousands of dollars across Canada. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Blue Wranglers: Dan Fremlin, Bruce Ambler, Dustin Bentall and Trixie Berkel play at a benefit concert in Clinton. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton musicians singing the blues

The quarter loves nothing more than picking and grinning together

The Blue Wranglers: Dan Fremlin, Bruce Ambler, Dustin Bentall and Trixie Berkel play at a benefit concert in Clinton. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).