Rotary Centre for the Arts
Celebrates 10 Years

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Friday, November 2, 2012

A full day of music, dance and art throughout the building, culminating with an exciting performance by the Danny Michel Trio, who Stuart MacLean likens to "Paul Simon in the Rhymin' Simon days."

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Our studios and galleries will be bursting with creative activities all day long. Stop by from 12 pm – 6 pm and share your experiences or create new ones.

TOUR the Building (FREE)
How about a tour of the Rotary Centre for the Arts? We'd really like you to feel welcome, so even though the building is FREE to the public anytime, we have added a GUIDED tour on November 2nd.

One of our Volunteer Ambassadors will be happy to share the "who's" and "what's" of the Rotary Centre for the Arts in a 45-minute tour. Visit our multipurpose rooms, theatre, galleries, meet our Resident Artists, and find out about the many courses and productions you may attend throughout the year.

Alex Fong Galleria - Visit the Alex Fong exhibit for the month of November.

CHECK OUT classes
12:00-1:00 PM - Nurturing Pathways
- Baby Dance Classes
(4 months to pre-walking)
12:00-3:00 PM - Impressions Art Group showcase
1:00-4:00 PM - Fun dance day with Mission Dance Centre encouraging children to interact and express. Classes for 3-4 years (1-2 PM) for 4-5 years (2-3 PM) for 9-11 years (3-4 PM) Try out various dance styles in a fun and relaxed atmosphere with Tanya Bakala
2:30-4:30 PM - Livessence - demonstrating the immediacy, beauty and freshness of drawing from a live model
3:00-5:00 PM - heART FIT - ART for All… spontaneous Process Painting

ENJOY great music
12:00-1:00 PM - Robin Jarman - Piano Classics
1:00-2:00 PM - Small Change
2:00-3:00 PM - Olga Osipova
3:30-4:30 PM - Bjorn Kriel
5:00-6:00 PM - Wall Street - Jazz Combo
6:30-7:00 PM - Aaron Gordon

EXPERIENCE the Artist Studios & Galleries

Studio 108
The Potters Addict

Ten years as a resident artist. Visit the pottery studio and watch professionals at work. Enter the draw for a beautiful bowl by Bonnie Anderson.

Studio 112
Kelowna Sculptors Network Society

Seven years in action at Rotary Centre for the Arts, working with Stone, Wood, Clay, Metal, Gypsum, Wire. Check out the sculptors working on new pieces. Plus try your hand at soapstone carving and enter the draw for a carving kit.

Studio 113
Angela Bonten

Angela will be giving demonstrations on her unique mixed media style and paper making techniques. Come check it out and enter the draw.

Studio 114
Mal Gagnon

A proud 10 year resident artist, Mal will be working in his studio and will have a draw for a framed print.

Gallery 421
Gallery 421 is proud along with the RCA to celebrate our 10th Anniversary. Come in, browse 421, watch Jonn Einerssen create a painting and put your name in for a draw for an original piece of glass by Brian Kelk.

Studio 201
Theatre Kelowna Society

See the treasures, meet the crew and visit the wardrobe room for Theatre Kelowna Society.

Studio 202
Aunaray Carol Clusiau

An accomplished film director, Aunaray Carol Clusiau now enjoys expressing ideas through paint. Aunaray's unique process painting techniques produce impressionistic contemporary artwork, reflecting her playful and inquisitive personality. Enter your name in a draw to win one of her unique nature prints.

Studio 203
Jewelry Studio

Do you have an interest in seeing how jewelry is made? Com up to studio 203 and see a Silversmith at work and enter your name in to win a pair of earrings.

Studio 204
Ponderosa Spinners and Weavers

Join the Spinners, Weavers and Fiber Artists from 12 - 5PM for demonstrations and enter a draw for an original needle felted piece.

Studio 205
Sandra Chapman

Join Sandra in her studio and ask your questions about oil painting. Sandra enjoys painting large scape landscapes in bold and energetic colors.

COME to a CONCERT - Danny Michel Trio
7:30 PM (Tickets $10-$30 at
With Juno nominations and eight solo albums to his credit, Danny Michel is one of the finest and most charming songwriters to grace the stage.