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Bobbie Crane is the artist for the month of June whose work is being showcased in the South Cariboo Business Cente. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Showcase Gallery features the art of Bobbie Crane

‘I kind of have enjoyed the space and the time of reflection’

Bobbie Crane is the artist for the month of June whose work is being showcased in the South Cariboo Business Cente. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Peter Thorne poses with some cigar box guitars he’s made or collected over the years similar to the one he’ll be teaching students to make this summer. (Photo submitted)

Peter Thorne hosting Cigar Box Workshop this summer

‘It’s a perfect opportunity to do it outdoors during the summer’

Peter Thorne poses with some cigar box guitars he’s made or collected over the years similar to the one he’ll be teaching students to make this summer. (Photo submitted)
The Parkside Art Gallery is reopening on June 2. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Parkside Art Gallery reopens to the public on June 2

Claudia Rings raises $2,500 from mask sales for Parkside Art Gallery

The Parkside Art Gallery is reopening on June 2. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Sandi Sillito takes her turn on an excavator while constructing a makeshift drive-in theatre near the site of the Interlakes Farmers Market. (Submitted photo)

Interlakes builds drive-in movie theatre

‘It looks like it could be a golf course now, really, it’s beautiful’

Sandi Sillito takes her turn on an excavator while constructing a makeshift drive-in theatre near the site of the Interlakes Farmers Market. (Submitted photo)
Joanne Young has been creating window artwork in the 100 Mile House area for a decade now. (Millar Hill photo)

Young “slowing down” but not retiring from art

‘I’m still working but eventually, I will be retired’

Joanne Young has been creating window artwork in the 100 Mile House area for a decade now. (Millar Hill photo)
Chelsea Rose, the vocalist of Ophelia Falling, performs at the female-focused metal festival, Metalocalypstick in Lone Butte on July 1, 2018. (Beth Audit photo.)

Metalocalypstick 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19

This year would have marked the fifth annual time this festival has been held

  • May 6, 2020
Chelsea Rose, the vocalist of Ophelia Falling, performs at the female-focused metal festival, Metalocalypstick in Lone Butte on July 1, 2018. (Beth Audit photo.)
Sherri Gagnon works on a painting during one of the tutorials. (Screenshot)

South Cariboo artist offers online painting tutorials for kids

‘If we can’t be out there painting with you, let’s do it virtually and just be in it together’

Sherri Gagnon works on a painting during one of the tutorials. (Screenshot)
Local painter Bobbie Crane. (File photo)

Bobbie Crane encourages 100 Mile to continue to support and create art during social distancing

‘You know the saying starving artist? Well, this is a very starving time for them’

Local painter Bobbie Crane. (File photo)
Marin Patenaude of Horsefly has a new album being released May 29 on the Still Records label. (Ariana Flynn photo)

Marin Patenaude’s newest album set to release May 29

A single, Cold Front, featured in an official music video was released on April 8

Marin Patenaude of Horsefly has a new album being released May 29 on the Still Records label. (Ariana Flynn photo)
One of Kathy Crawshay paintings. (Submitted photo)

Artists mails art to cheer people up

“I’ve done art my whole life”

One of Kathy Crawshay paintings. (Submitted photo)
100 Mile House Eclectica Community Choir during their performance in Williams Lake. (Submitted photo)

Eclectica performs in Parade of Choirs

The event raised over $4,000

  • Mar 15, 2020
100 Mile House Eclectica Community Choir during their performance in Williams Lake. (Submitted photo)
Artwork by Tiffany Jorgensen on display at Parkside Art Gallery. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Artwork by Tiffany Jorgensen on display at Parkside Art Gallery. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
The lastest showcase exhibit features work from Artist Guild members Bobbie Crane, Carol Munro, Penny Bailey and Sheryl Fremlin. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Latest showcase exhibit pays homage to the earth

The theme for the new Showcase Gallery exhibit, which went up on…

The lastest showcase exhibit features work from Artist Guild members Bobbie Crane, Carol Munro, Penny Bailey and Sheryl Fremlin. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Art Show at the Raven Youth Centre on Feb. 28. (submitted photo)

South Cariboo youth address societal issues through art

‘We are impressed with the issues that they were communicating’

Art Show at the Raven Youth Centre on Feb. 28. (submitted photo)
Disney’s Little Mermaid at Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 29. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Disney’s Little Mermaid sold 800 tickets in its first week at Martin Exeter Hall

It was a successful opening week for the 100 Mile Performing Arts…

Disney’s Little Mermaid at Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 29. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Chris Nickless, chair of the local Ducks Unlimited chapter, congratulates Gord Parent on winning a draw prize during the banquet in 2019. (Brendan Kyle Jure photo)

Local fundraiser supports wetland conservation

‘A Leapin Lotta Fun’

  • Feb 27, 2020
Chris Nickless, chair of the local Ducks Unlimited chapter, congratulates Gord Parent on winning a draw prize during the banquet in 2019. (Brendan Kyle Jure photo)
Youth art show aiming to tackle racism in rural communities

Youth art show aiming to tackle racism in rural communities

‘We want to see what the youth has to say about our community’

Youth art show aiming to tackle racism in rural communities
Final 100 Mile House Cowboy Concert ends on a good note, says, organizer

Final 100 Mile House Cowboy Concert ends on a good note, says, organizer

It was the last year for the Cowboy Concert in 100 Mile…

Final 100 Mile House Cowboy Concert ends on a good note, says, organizer
Cast members rehearse for the 100 Mile Performing Arts Society’s upcoming production Disney’s The Little Mermaid. (Brendan Kyle Jure - 100 Mile Free Press)

Disney’s Little Mermaid set to take over Martin Exeter Hall on Feb. 26.

‘I am looking forward to the community to see all of our work come to life’

Cast members rehearse for the 100 Mile Performing Arts Society’s upcoming production Disney’s The Little Mermaid. (Brendan Kyle Jure - 100 Mile Free Press)
The artwork on display at Parkside Art Gallery during the month of February. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Community art show captures winter in the Cariboo

‘I think the submissions are marvellous’

The artwork on display at Parkside Art Gallery during the month of February. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)