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A solid gold statue of an eagle encrusted with diamonds that Kevin Peters designed and made that was stolen in 2016. (Photo submitted)

World-class carver prefers the simple life

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

A solid gold statue of an eagle encrusted with diamonds that Kevin Peters designed and made that was stolen in 2016. (Photo submitted)
Peter Thorne demonstrates a simple tune while Evan Kalmokoff watches with his handmade cigar box guitar. (Patrick Davies photo- 100 Mile Free Press)

Making music with cigar box guitars

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

Peter Thorne demonstrates a simple tune while Evan Kalmokoff watches with his handmade cigar box guitar. (Patrick Davies photo- 100 Mile Free Press)
Claudia Ring, left, Anita Edwards and Barb Brown, in the Parkside Art Gallery showcase, We Die, in 2019. (File photo).

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.

Claudia Ring, left, Anita Edwards and Barb Brown, in the Parkside Art Gallery showcase, We Die, in 2019. (File photo).
Joel Duntin the owner of Cariboo studios. (Photo submitted)

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.

Joel Duntin the owner of Cariboo studios. (Photo submitted)
Tracy Fallstrom, of Clinton, has launched her new CD. (Jennifer Bolster photo)

Clinton artist shares music From the Heart

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

Tracy Fallstrom, of Clinton, has launched her new CD. (Jennifer Bolster photo)

‘Good showing’ for theatre on first weekend

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

  • Aug 24, 2020
100 Mile House Eclectica Community Choir during their performance in Williams Lake this spring. (Submitted photo)

Eclectica Choir’s Christmas Concert looking unlikely

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

100 Mile House Eclectica Community Choir during their performance in Williams Lake this spring. (Submitted photo)
Jelinda McLean is a Royal Academy of Dance certified ballet teacher teaching dance in the 100 Mile House area. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Ballet classes back on pointe

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

Jelinda McLean is a Royal Academy of Dance certified ballet teacher teaching dance in the 100 Mile House area. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Winter Arts and Crafts Fair remains in limbo due to COVID-19 (Photo submitted)

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.

The Winter Arts and Crafts Fair remains in limbo due to COVID-19 (Photo submitted)
Rapeseed Field - Reins France by Sheryl Fremlin. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

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.

Rapeseed Field - Reins France by Sheryl Fremlin. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Ingrid Mapson (left) performs in a music collaboration video with Saki Uetsuhara and Natalia Kondretevna of Russia. (Photo submitted)

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

Ingrid Mapson (left) performs in a music collaboration video with Saki Uetsuhara and Natalia Kondretevna of Russia. (Photo submitted)
Morning Wrangle by Sheryl Fremlin. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Sheryl Fremlin celebrating her love for horses this month

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

Morning Wrangle by Sheryl Fremlin. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The South Cariboo Rec Centre’s parking lot will be converted into a drive-in movie theatre for the night of Friday, July 10. (Photo submitted)
The South Cariboo Rec Centre’s parking lot will be converted into a drive-in movie theatre for the night of Friday, July 10. (Photo submitted)
Celebrating the Cariboo Chilcotin Life features the collected works of Alexandra Verboom and catalogues the little moments of life in the Cariboo and is on display now at the Parkside Art Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

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’

Celebrating the Cariboo Chilcotin Life features the collected works of Alexandra Verboom and catalogues the little moments of life in the Cariboo and is on display now at the Parkside Art Gallery. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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.)