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Jess Thomas (right) has been swing dancing for fun for the past decade. (Photo submitted)
Jess Thomas (right) has been swing dancing for fun for the past decade. (Photo submitted)
Hellen Kellington was an architect before she became an artist in retirement, skills that are reflected in her work.
Hellen Kellington was an architect before she became an artist in retirement, skills that are reflected in her work.
Jil Freeman spent the first two months of 2022 turning her home’s basement into a new arts studio for children. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Graphic designer opens home art studio

Jil Freeman is looking forward to promoting art to children

Jil Freeman spent the first two months of 2022 turning her home’s basement into a new arts studio for children. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Evan Kalmokoff (Beast) and Melody Watkins (Belle) rehears the ballroom dancing scene from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Beauty and the Beast returns to the stage

Peter Skene Ogden Secondary’s Drama Club is set to perform April 19 to 23.

Evan Kalmokoff (Beast) and Melody Watkins (Belle) rehears the ballroom dancing scene from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers cut their first record

The songs were recorded over a 10-day stretch this month

Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
A forklift operator moves a felled tree trunk near Clinton without any eye, ear, head or hand protection or a grapple securing the log to the forklift. (Photo submitted)

Clinton logging industry immortalized in book

Clinton Logging 1944-2019 is available to be checked out at the Clinton Museum

A forklift operator moves a felled tree trunk near Clinton without any eye, ear, head or hand protection or a grapple securing the log to the forklift. (Photo submitted)
A sticker made by Live-D D-evil of a cartoon representation of Lone Butte. (Live-D D-evil photo)

Urban artist sticks it to the South Cariboo

Live-D D-evil forming the South Cariboo Sticker Club

A sticker made by Live-D D-evil of a cartoon representation of Lone Butte. (Live-D D-evil photo)
Pianist Joelle Kuyek performed Mozart's Fantasia in D Minor without the help of sheet music during a Festival of the Arts recital Sunday. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Music students return to local festival stage

Festival of the Arts recital held last Sunday

Pianist Joelle Kuyek performed Mozart's Fantasia in D Minor without the help of sheet music during a Festival of the Arts recital Sunday. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Trish Chung works on creating a paper mache human figure for Parkside Gallery’s upcoming show Water, A Reflection. (Photo submitted)

Artists connect, reflect in new Parkside show

Half a dozen different art styles coming together for Water, A Reflection

Trish Chung works on creating a paper mache human figure for Parkside Gallery’s upcoming show Water, A Reflection. (Photo submitted)
Dom Oliveria reclines on the stage of the South Cariboo Theatre while performing stand-up comedy. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Lot of laughs at South Cariboo comedy night

A review of Dom Oliveria and Ed Hill’s recent show in 100 Mile House

Dom Oliveria reclines on the stage of the South Cariboo Theatre while performing stand-up comedy. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Last month Watch Lake’s Jane Rezende started organizing monthly Soul Sisters Jam Cariboo sessions for women to meet up and play music together. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo women come together to play music

Soul Sisters Jam Cariboo invites female musicians of all stripes to play together

Last month Watch Lake’s Jane Rezende started organizing monthly Soul Sisters Jam Cariboo sessions for women to meet up and play music together. (Photo submitted)
Jessica Thomas did a study of landscapes for Interesting Places including her piece Walk in the Woods, on display now at the Showcase Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Interesting Places exhibit opens at Showcase Gallery

Jessica Thomas explores landscapes in her latest series of paintings

Jessica Thomas did a study of landscapes for Interesting Places including her piece Walk in the Woods, on display now at the Showcase Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Week 4 by Phantom Arcade. (Photo submitted)

100 Mile House developer, 22, raises millions for Friday Night Funkin’ video game

Cameron Taylor now full-time video game developer and CEO of his own company

Week 4 by Phantom Arcade. (Photo submitted)
Members of the Grade 5/6 class of Mile 108 Elementary School feel the groove as they learn how to hip hop dance.(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Mile 108 students find their hip hop groove

Last week Everest Shi of Jess Dance shared his passion for dance with the South Cariboo

Members of the Grade 5/6 class of Mile 108 Elementary School feel the groove as they learn how to hip hop dance.(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Taiwanese-Canadain comedian Ed Hill is coming to 100 Mile House next month for one night of comedy at the South Cariboo Theatre. (Brandon Hart photo)

Comedian explores fears, triumphs in his sets

Ed Hill comes to 100 Mile House Feb. 20 for two back to back shows

Taiwanese-Canadain comedian Ed Hill is coming to 100 Mile House next month for one night of comedy at the South Cariboo Theatre. (Brandon Hart photo)
The cover of One Inch From Disaster by Kelly Ricketts. (Photo submitted)

Stories in the ring and out: former boxer writes memoir

Kelly Ricketts recounts his tales from his life in One Inch From Disaster

The cover of One Inch From Disaster by Kelly Ricketts. (Photo submitted)
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

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)
Raven by Kayla Taylor. (Photo submitted)

Students showcase animal art at Parkside

The Eagles Nest is on throughout the month of January

Raven by Kayla Taylor. (Photo submitted)
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
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)
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)