Feel The Rhythm Drum Circle

Every 1st, 3rd and 5th (if applicable) Wednesday
7-9 pm
Location: Harmony Honda Painting & Drawing Room
Cost: $10

Drum Circle has 4 intentions:

Explore Your Inner Rhythm. A drum circle allows you to do this in a nonjudgmental environment with friendly people.

Promote Community. We learn that by listening to each other, each person has something to contribute, and we all enjoy the collective rhythm produced.

Increase Health and Wellness. Drumming not only helps reduce stress we’ve built up during the day, it also helps us connect with our mind, body and spirit, and helps create a balance.

HAVE FUN!

Drums are provided for those who don’t have one.

Storytelling

Every Wednesday
Two 6-week session: Jan. 6 – Feb. 10; Feb. 17 – Mar. 24, 2021
6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Boardroom

Maybe strength is not being a bulletproof superhero, but rather being vulnerable. Stories change the world, stories compel us to action, stories warm us, soothe us, and teach us. A good story earns us a second interview, a second date, and the loyalty of staff, friends, and family. Learn story structure and the art and science of listening and how a warm beautiful compelling story can save a life. Learn how to craft and deliver a short story.

Learn how to really listen, deeply connect, and craft a story at the Rotary centre for the Arts.

RCA Presents

Jazz Series Fall 2020

Postponed until further notice.

Sponsored by Creative BC

The space is limited, please register in advance. Kindly click the button below to register.

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Read RCA's Safety Measures for Jazz Series

Every Thursday   |   5-6:30 pm
Location: Atrium
By Donation   |   
Table service

The Thursday Jazz Series will play with a different band each week of 3-4 players. Below is the line up of performers for each week:

Oct. 1-     Zach Griffin (alto sax)
Oct. 8-     Craig Thomson (tenor sax), Bernie Addington (bass), and Neville Bowman (piano)
Oct. 15-   Marshall Rasmussen (trumpet), Tim Hirtz (piano), Stefan Bienz (bass), and Ethan MacKibbon (drums)
Oct. 22-   Alex Klappe (trombone), Julius Brooker (drums), and Romano Canderan (bass)
Oct. 29-   Loni Moger (guitar), Stephen Buck (sax and flute), Simon Buck (drums), and Stefan Bienz (bass)
Nov. 5-    Darko Cuk  (bass), Gil Kafka (guitar), Denis Letourneau (violin), and  Ethan McKibbon (drums)
Nov. 12-  Opening Act: Stan, Graham, Simon, Mihai, Steve, and Afu | Headliner: Spencer Dean (piano) and Bernie Addington (bass)
Nov. 19-  Major Mambo Latin Jazz with Bob Rogers (trombone)
Nov. 26- Zach Griffin (sax), Tim Hirtz (piano), Stefan Bienz (bass), and Simon Buck (drums) 
Dec. 3- Craig Thomson, Bernie Addington, Neville Bowman, and Mike Treadway
Dec. 10- Mihai Covaser (piano), Tunay Uyaniker (sax), Afu Keteca (sax), Marina Chernikhowsky (sax and vocals), Julius Brooker (drums), and Romano Canderan (bass)
Dec. 17- Griffin Hodge (tenor sax) and Jordan Manderioli (piano)
Jan. 7-  Alex Buck Trio: Alex Buck (piano), Simon Buck (drums) and Stephen Buck (bass)

 

Tricia at the RCA

Postponed until further notice.

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Every 1st Thursday

7:15-8:15 pm
Location: Atrium
By Donation

Tricia Dalgleish was born and raised in British Columbia, and makes her home in Kelowna, BC. She began playing piano at the age of five, and has spent her life deeply involved in music. Tricia has been performing professionally on the piano and with various ensembles for over 20 years. She is currently playing and singing in Major Mambo, a latin band, as well as performing in various combos and on a solo basis. Over the past ten years, Tricia has also worked on a contract basis for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines as part of a nine piece band.

School of Blues with Kenny Wayne and Sherman Doucette

Postponed until further notice.

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Read RCA's COVID-19 Measures for School of Blues

Every 2nd, 3rd & 4th (5th) Thursday
7-8:30 pm
Location: Atrium
By Donation

Kenny Wayne 

Kenny Wayne is a throwback to the golden age of classic rhythm and blues. Born in Spokane and raised in New Orleans, his powerful music recalls the era when piano players like Fats Domino and Amos Milburn and Bill Doggett worked the chitlin’ circuit on the “strolls” in dozens of American cities. As a one-man cheering section for the days when blues and small jazz bands met the roots of rock and roll, Wayne is unapologetic about the music he plays. 

Sherman Doucette 

Born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Sherman’s natural ear for music began developing at an early age. He left home at fifteen with a harmonica and a twenty dollar bill in his pocket, bound for Vancouver. It was there that he discovered the Chicago blues style on an album featuring Muddy Waters, Junior Wells and James Cotton. By seventeen, he had developed a style of playing greatly influenced by the late great Paul Butterfield. Sherman has had the great privilege of sharing the stage with legendary players such as John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins, Sony Land Slim, Pinetop Perkins, Jim Byrnes and Long John Baldry. 

Salsa Thursday

Postponed until further notice.

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Every Thursday
8-9 pm
Location: Sun FM Room
$ 10 
 

Pre-registration is highly recommended as spots are limited due to social distancing. 

Please note that masks are required while in session. Masks are available at the door for $2 donation.

You can participate solo or with a partner of your choice who is within your bubble. 

Instructors: 
Leona Lacoff, Chris Gallardo

 

Weekly Pause: Music & Relaxation

Dates to be determined.

At times life can feel stressful and overwhelming. Experiencing relaxation can help manage those feelings and bring more peace into everyday life. In this group, there will be space for weekly check-ins, creative relaxation experiences for both your body and mind, and a guided musical relaxation provided by music therapists Lizzy & Kayla. No musical experience is required, and all abilities are welcome.

Please bring a yoga mat, blanket, or pillow to use during the session. Give yourself some space to breath, and join us for your weekly pause! For ages 16 and above.

Spots are limited due to social distancing, pre-registration is required for $10 per class.

Please note that masks are required while in session. Masks are available at the door for $2 donation.

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Come Together: Music & Mental Wellness

Dates to be determined.

In this safe space, music therapy and mental wellness come together to create community and support systems for holistic health. Whether you are experiencing mental health challenges yourself, or supporting someone you love, everyone is welcome. Each week will focus on a mental wellness experience to express yourself, feel empowered, and connect with one another. No musical experience is required, and sanitized instruments are provided. Come as you are, and join us in a supportive musical environment. For ages 19 and above.

Spots are limited due to social distancing, pre-registration is required for $10 per class.

Please note that masks are required while in session. Masks are available at the door for $2 donation.

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Well-Being Wednesday

Postponed until further notice.

Wednesdays, 6:30PM-7:30PM
Drop in fee: $10
Facilitated by Balance Well-Being (BWB)

BWB promotes balance in the four pillars of well-being : body, financial, mind, and social. Well-Being Wednesdays will give you the tools to see how this growing community can enrich your own personal well-being and create your best life. This series is an opportunity too connect, experience, grow, and learn from a variety of well-being practitioners. 

Open Mic

Postponed until further notice. 

Every Friday
7-9pm
Location: Atrium
By Donation 

 

Open Mic will be back at the Atrium! The Open Mic includes: a PA, backline, and incredible hosts. Come share your talents in the Atrium! For performers, be sure to arrive early to reserve your spot on the list! For guests, sit back, relax, and check out some local talent.