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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

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.

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

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).

Act of creation ‘spiritual and liberating’

Barbra McClusky is displaying her art solo for the first time

Mosaic art provides artist with a way to centre herself

Tracy McAvity likes to practice the art of the mosaic.

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World-class carver prefers the simple life

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

Making music with cigar box guitars

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

Parkside Gallery celebrating 20 years with community art submissions

Submissions are open from now until Sept. 17, a day before the show opens on Sept. 18.

New Cariboo Studios fosters art, highlights ‘best of humanity’

A love for sharing positive stories and fostering art led Joel Duntin to launch Cariboo Studios.

Clinton artist shares music From the Heart

Tracy Fallstrom is proving it’s never too late to pursue your passion.

‘Good showing’ for theatre on first weekend

The South Cariboo Theatre had a fairly good showing last weekend when…

  • Aug 24, 2020

Eclectica Choir’s Christmas Concert looking unlikely

The choir’s last performance was at the Parade of Choirs in Williams Lake in early March

Ballet classes back on pointe

Jelinda McLean restarted her remedial ballet lessons at the South Cariboo Rec Centre.

Arts council hopeful that Winter Arts and Crafts Fair will go ahead

The 100 Mile and District Arts Council is looking at gaming grants and other funding options in the event it has to cancel the annual South Cariboo Winter Arts and Crafts Fair due to COVID-19.

Cariboo Artists’ Guild show will go on despite pandemic

The Cariboo Artists’ Guild’s Fine Art Show and Sale will run July 30 to Sept. 12.

COVID-19 offers new opportunities for musical collaboration and instruction

For musicians like Ingrid Mapson, COVID-19 has largely curtailed the usual chances to practice music

Sheryl Fremlin celebrating her love for horses this month

‘I really hope they enjoy it and feel some sense of joy’

Cariboo Chilcotin’s little moments captured in new art show at Parkside Gallery

‘I call it loose-realism, which is not a real term it’s something I made up’