EXPOSING NATURE’S ART, with wildlife biologist, conservationist and award winning photographer, Brad Hill of Invermere, BC.
Friday evening, Brad Hill, the lead moderator in the Wildlife Gallery of Nature Photographer’s Network www.naturalart.ca will share his adventures in photographing in the ‘Great Bear Rainforest’, the largest tract of temperate rainforest remaining on earth. His intimate images of life in this threatened eco-system are breathtaking seen on your computer screen but image them projected large in the tiered-seating Alumni Theatre at Thompson Rivers University! This is an evening not to be missed.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, we will offer a presentation on how to create your feast using only locally grown ingredients – 100 Mile Thanksgiving. Led by TRU Culinary Arts Chair Ed Walker, this event provides you with a number of resources including contacts, approaches, and of course cooking tips and ideas for your meal. Regardless of the Thanksgiving theme, this important event gives us an opportunity to better understand how to support local farmers and maintain good health through local gastronomy. This event will be held at the TRU Culinary Arts building on Sunday October 2nd, at 2pm - tickets are $10 each.
On September 18th at 2pm at the new TRU House of Learning, Mr. Minter will guide us through the “New Trends in Gardening” drawing on the wealth of experience he brings from years with Minter Gardens and as host of his weekly CBC gardening program. This is an ideal event to listen to Brian Minter first hand and have an opportunity to ask some of your own questions. Tickets for this event are only $15 each.
Saturday March 7th, 1pm at the Kamloops Art Gallery
What sources can you look to for ideas and inspiration? How can you encourage an unfinished poem to become one of power and beauty? For new or experienced writers who seek direction and feedback, this workshop explores contemporary poetry as well as work from the 60ʼs, the era of Pop art. Students will write a series of poems using enjoyable and illuminating exercises and group critiques to expand imaginations and introduce the issues of craft and revision in an accessible way.
In collaboration with the Kamloops Festival of the Performing Arts, Ms Sharon will be hosting a Masterclass for local singers and pianists on Saturday the 12th at 2pm.Also at St. Andrews, this event will give you the opportunity to observe the process of musical collaboration and hear some incredible insights from one of Canada’s leading experts in song repertoire.
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