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January, 2020

Water Travels a Cycle

10:00 am - Fri, Mar 1st, 2019 to Thu, Jan 30th, 2020
at Kelowna Art Gallery

In his combination of linear forms and vibrant colours, David Wilson creates circular compositions that draw from the symbols and stories of his Okanagan First Nations heritage. Exploring traditional narratives and using pictographs based on those found on sites in the Okanagan region, he reinterprets the stories of his people. In this series, the story of water’s social life—from the rain of the clouds, through snowy peaks of mountains, to Spotted Lake where it evaporates—is told in images. Read more

Daphne Odjig 100

10:00 am - Sat, Sep 14th, 2019 to Sun, Jan 5th, 2020
at Kelowna Art Gallery

Daphne Odjig 100 is a capsule retrospective of the late artist Daphne Odjig that opens the week of what would have been her 100th birthday. Odjig is one of Canada’s most celebrated Indigenous painters and printmakers, and has often been referred to as “the grandmother of Canadian Indigenous art”. Read more

ArtMart: Cool Arts Launch

6:00 pm - Fri, Nov 8th, 2019 to Sat, Jan 4th, 2020
at Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art

Kelowna’s favourite (and only) art vending machine is back for its final edition of 2019! This time we’re doing something special: a partnership with Cool Arts! The incredible members of the Cool Arts Society have been working for months to create colourful sculptures and objects for the ArtMart. Every piece is one of a kind. Read more

THE NUTCRACKER

4:00 pm - Thu, Dec 12th, 2019 to Sat, Jan 4th, 2020
at Caravan Farm Theatre

Crackling fires, hot chocolate, magnificent horses, and the magic and mystery of the Theatre… Read more

New Year's Eve 2020 at CRAFT

7:00 pm - Tue, Dec 31st, 2019 to Wed, Jan 1st, 2020
at CRAFT Beer Market

We would be honoured to give you your first hangover of 2020! Read more

New Year Sacred Bliss Cacao Ceremony Ecstatic Dance

7:00 pm - Sat, Jan 4th, 2020
at Kelowna Unitarians

Kelowna's LARGEST Cacao Ceremony held at the Kelowna Unitarian located downtown. This is a sacred space where we will call in and sing/ dance to celebrate our ancestors that walked their paths so we could be ALIVE! Read more

Just Draw! For Beginners x 8 weekly classes

6:30 pm - Mon, Jan 6th, 2020
at Lake Country Art Gallery

Monday Evenings with instructor: Sheila Tansey Drawing is a fundamental skill for many forms of art and design Learn to draw! Read more

Hip Hop+Bingo@Doc's!! Presented by PBR and Okanagan Spring.

9:00 pm - Mon, Jan 6th, 2020
at Doc Willoughby's Downtown Pub

Play bingo and win prizes while listening to hip hop classics from the 90’s and 00's. Free to play!! Three games and three prizes per night. Monthly winners entered into a grand prize draw at the end of the month. Read more

Perpetually Single: Break the Cycle

11:00 am - Thu, Jan 9th, 2020
at pin Bean Scene Coffee Works

Whether in our working lives or at a personal level, relationships have the potential to add fulfillment and meaning to our lives or cause disappointment and unhappiness. Read more

January Open Mic/Open Slam

7:00 pm - Thu, Jan 9th, 2020
at Milkcrate Records

Join IWC at our January open mic/open slam of the season! 5 open mic spots. 8 open slam spots. Sign-up is at 6:30pm (no earlier) and is first come, first signed-up. All genres, styles, forms welcome. Max 5 minutes per person! To compete in the slam, you must come prepared with minimum 2 ORIGINAL poems. Prize money for first, second, and third place. Read more