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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)
Ian Steeksma and brother Colin Steeksma of Dutch Courage will be performing on Feb. 14 at the Interlakes Community Centre for the annual Valentine’s Day dinner and dance. (File photo)

Valentine’s Day in the South Cariboo

Not sure what to do for Valentine’s Day? That’s okay, we have…

Ian Steeksma and brother Colin Steeksma of Dutch Courage will be performing on Feb. 14 at the Interlakes Community Centre for the annual Valentine’s Day dinner and dance. (File photo)
A portion of the attendance that watched the first movie of the 2020 Sustainability Film Series on Jan. 22. (Submitted photo)
A portion of the attendance that watched the first movie of the 2020 Sustainability Film Series on Jan. 22. (Submitted photo)
Norman Foote spent a morning rehearsing with 100 Mile Elementary students for a concert at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School on Jan. 31. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile Elementary students celebrate a week of music with concert

‘It was a very fun week and positive energy filled the hallways of 100 Mile Elementary’

Norman Foote spent a morning rehearsing with 100 Mile Elementary students for a concert at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School on Jan. 31. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Gary Fjellgaard will be the headliner of the event, having won a Juno Award. (File photo)

It’s the 100 Mile House’s Cowboy Concert last year

Gary Fjellgaard, Bruce Rolph and Jeremy Willis feature

Gary Fjellgaard will be the headliner of the event, having won a Juno Award. (File photo)
Norman Foote will be performing with 100 Mile Elementary students inside the Peter Skene Ogden gymnasium on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)

100 Mile Elementary students set to take the stage with award-winning musician

The show begins at 7 p.m. on Jan. 31 at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School

Norman Foote will be performing with 100 Mile Elementary students inside the Peter Skene Ogden gymnasium on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. (Submitted photo)
Jemma McLelland plays Ode to Joy by Beethoven during the 100 Mile Festival of the Arts recital on Jan. 19. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

Young performers offer a glimpse of what to expect for upcoming 100 Mile Festival of the Arts

Young performers showcased their talent through song, music and speech inside the…

Jemma McLelland plays Ode to Joy by Beethoven during the 100 Mile Festival of the Arts recital on Jan. 19. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
The audience during the showing of Decoding the Weather Machine, a film shown by the society last year. (File photo)

South Cariboo Sustainability Society starts 2020’s Sustainable Community Film Series

The South Cariboo Sustainability Society will show the first movie of their…

The audience during the showing of Decoding the Weather Machine, a film shown by the society last year. (File photo)
Emma and Grace Yang perform Colors of the Windsor by A. Menken at the 100 Mile Festival of the Arts Showcase and Awards Evening on April 13, 2019. (File photo)
Emma and Grace Yang perform Colors of the Windsor by A. Menken at the 100 Mile Festival of the Arts Showcase and Awards Evening on April 13, 2019. (File photo)
Year in review in entertainment: July to December

Year in review in entertainment: July to December

July Metal girls at Metalocalypstick July 4 - Women, girls, and men…

Year in review in entertainment: July to December
Parkside Art Gallery (File photo)

Parkside Art Gallery seeking submissions for first 2020 exhibit

‘We want this to be a lively and fun first showcase’

Parkside Art Gallery (File photo)
Xeni Gwet’in wild horses and riders featured in History channel documentary series
Xeni Gwet’in wild horses and riders featured in History channel documentary series
Jack Jenkins, Ian Mitchell and Chris Harris were out on the 100 Mile House Nordic’s Ski Society’s trails on Dec. 28. All three of them were there celebrating Harris’ birthday. Harris partly moved to the area due to the Cariboo Marathon. (Brendan Kyle Jure - 100 Mile Free Press)

Cariboo Marathon and Chris Harris’ birthday celebrated

The South Cariboo used to be one of the biggest cross country…

Jack Jenkins, Ian Mitchell and Chris Harris were out on the 100 Mile House Nordic’s Ski Society’s trails on Dec. 28. All three of them were there celebrating Harris’ birthday. Harris partly moved to the area due to the Cariboo Marathon. (Brendan Kyle Jure - 100 Mile Free Press)
Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Year in review for entertainment: January to June

Year in review for entertainment: January to June

January Showcase with a story Jan. 10 - The Showcase Gallery featured…

Year in review for entertainment: January to June
Members of the choir perform O Come, O Come, Emmanuel at the Christmas Cantata on Dec. 15 at the United Church. (Brendan Kyle Jure - 100 Mile Free Press)
Members of the choir perform O Come, O Come, Emmanuel at the Christmas Cantata on Dec. 15 at the United Church. (Brendan Kyle Jure - 100 Mile Free Press)
Gordon Smith (left) and Aaron Thomas of The Little Mermaid cast rehearse their lines inside the St.Timothy’s Anglican Church in 100 Mile on Dec. 9. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile Performing Arts Society looking to take 100 Mile under the sea

The 100 Mile Performing Arts Society is looking to take the community…

Gordon Smith (left) and Aaron Thomas of The Little Mermaid cast rehearse their lines inside the St.Timothy’s Anglican Church in 100 Mile on Dec. 9. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Caroline Sharpe’s reading an excerpt of Stuart McLean’s ‘Christmas Time at the Turlingtons’ received a lot of laughs from the audience on Dec. 8. (Brendan Kyle Jure - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile House’s Electica Choir’s Christmas concert raises $4,000

It was all Christmas cheer at Martin Exeter Hall on Dec. 8,…

Caroline Sharpe’s reading an excerpt of Stuart McLean’s ‘Christmas Time at the Turlingtons’ received a lot of laughs from the audience on Dec. 8. (Brendan Kyle Jure - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lorna Dixon portrays Elizabeth Darcy in the Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School production of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberly at Martin Exeter Hall on Dec. 10. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Lorna Dixon portrays Elizabeth Darcy in the Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School production of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberly at Martin Exeter Hall on Dec. 10. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Artists’ Guild member Carole Munro is pictured hanging up artwork for the gallery’s December showcase on Dec. 3 in 100 Mile House. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)

The 100 Mile Artist’s Guild showcasing winter-themed artwork

‘Each piece represents what the artist thinks is the longest night’

Cariboo Artists’ Guild member Carole Munro is pictured hanging up artwork for the gallery’s December showcase on Dec. 3 in 100 Mile House. (Millar Hill - 100 Mile Free Press)