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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)
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)