Writings from the Wall – Elite After 6 – Cultivating a Live Music Audience

The Elite Restaurant has been kickin’ it at 340 Main St. Penticton since 1927. Brent Madsen and his mom Freda have held ground for the last ten years. A couple of years ago the creation of a Vinyl Night initiated Elite After 6 into an evening venue from Tues-Sat, 6pm-11pm. Since the spring of 2011, under the guidance of Buffy Marie MacIntosh, Elite After 6 has developed into an evening venue that utilizes the latest in social media and technology,... Read More

Lake Country Coffee House Open Mic – New Talent Welcome!

  If you have ever wished your star was found under the hot lights of the stage while you sing your heart out, the Lake Country open mic has a talent series for you. Organizers of the 2012 event are welcoming every style of music including cover tunes and original songwriting to the stage. “The contest is meant to spotlight an original singer/songwriter and give them performance and recording opportunities,” said organizer Jennifer Boal,... Read More

Writings from the Wall. Penticton Art Gallery – First Fridays

While local and world events indicate that our government, in conjunction with corporations,  are moving further away from the minds of the people, individuals and communities and are persistently moving towards sustainability, diversity, and collaborations that create new systems and organizational structures that push against the fabric of that larger spread. As those threads are unraveled the existing fabric cannot hold the weight of its own construction.... Read More

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