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Clubs & pubs

Clubs & pubs

cafenara: Acoustic jams every second and fourth Monday 7 p.m. Everyone welcome to join in or just enjoy the music. Jan. 31.

THORNHILL PUB: Free pool Wed. and Sun., karaoke night Thurs. Karen Ljungh will provide musical entertainment every Fri. and Sat. night at 8:30 p.m. Shuttle service: if you need a ride, we’ll be glad to accommodate you.

LEGION Branch 13: Meat draws every Sat. afternoon.

GEORGE’S PUB: Free pool Thurs. Free poker Sun. 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Wed. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Live weekend entertainment. Tickets on sale before and at the door. Jan. 28, 29 Rumour Red; Feb. 4, 5, 11, 12 Sound Collision; Feb. 18, 19, 25, 26 Accelerators. From 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., DJ Knuke Chris Nikitiuk. Shuttle service: if you need a ride, we’ll be glad to accommodate you.

spirit nightclub: proudly presents DJ Steve Little playing top 40 nightly. Thurs. to Sat. open 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Music

the terrace concert Society kicks off the new year with April Verch in Concert at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre at 8 p.m. January 27. Verch is a dynamic Canadian fiddler, singer and stepdancer. With her band, she plays a traditional and original repertoire that is deeply rooted in the style she grew up with in the Ottawa Valley. Tickets at George Little House.

The Pacific Northwest Music Festival presents in concert Francois Houle on clarinet and Jane Hayes on piano at 8 p.m. Feb. 5 at Knox United Church. These very accomplished Lower Mainland musicians are eager to bring new classical works to the north. Jane has been noted for her involvement in making contemporary music accessible to audiences, students and teachers. Francois has established himself as one of today’s most inventive musicians, and has commissioned many new works to expand the clarinet repertoire. Workshops will also take place Feb. 6. For more details, call Bonnie at 635-9649. Tickets at Misty River Books and at the door.

The Terrace Concert Society presents Spring Breakup, the unlikely marriage of Yukon singer-songwriter Kim Barlow and Mathias Kom of The Burning Hell, at 8 p.m. Feb. 5 at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre. This banjo and ukulele duo writes tiny, happy songs about the inevitable end of love. Spring Breakup is a brand new band with very old hearts. Tickets available at George Little House.

Theatre

Be sure to check out Terrace Little Theatre’s dinner theatre production, Roy Teed’s western comedy, The Rutabaga Ranger Rides Again Jan. 28, 29, Feb. 4, 5, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19 at the Skeena Valley Golf and Country Club. Birdie owns a very successful saloon, but realizes that something’s missing in her life: a man. But who will she choose in a town full of layabouts and barrel-scrapings? Doors open at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets at Uniglobe Travel.

Visual Arts

the terrace art Gallery presents two wonderfully exciting shows opening Feb. 4 and running until Feb. 26. In the upper gallery, Freda Diesing school art students will be showing off their work and in the lower gallery, will be a retrospective of the work of the late Barbara Highe, who was hugely influential in the early days of the gallery.

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St. Matthew’s Anglican Church hosts a Mexican Fiesta Family Night with two sittings: 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. February 5. Enjoy a combination plate of one taco, one tostada, rice, beans and dessert. There will be a pinata and door prizes. Tickets can be bought at Misty River Books or call Betty 635-6927.

The R.E.M. Lee Theatre is sponsoring a free four-hour technician’s workshop for people who may be interesting in volunteering at the theatre and working with the shows presented at the venue 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Basic sound and lighting principles will be covered as will hands-on experience with microphones, consoles, follow spots and headsets. Coffee and donuts provided. You must pre-register. Call Karla at 635-2101 and leave a message.

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