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Oct
10
Wed
Kitimat Village Author Eden Robinson Book Launch @ Terrace Public Library
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kitimat Village Author Eden Robinson Book Launch @ Terrace Public Library | Terrace | British Columbia | Canada

Eden Robinson from Kitimaat Village will be launching her second book in her “Trickster” series. There will be an author reading and book signing to celebrate “Trickster Drift” a fabulous follow up to “Son of a Trickster”. We are very excited for Eden. Snacks will also be available. See you October 10th at 7pm at the Terrace Public Library.

Oct
12
Fri
Lester Quitzau & Rachelle van Zanten in Concert @ Della Herman Theatre
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Lester Quitzau & Rachelle van Zanten in concert

Friday October 12, 2018
Smithers
Della Herman Theatre
7:30pm showtime / 7pm doors
TIX $25 at the door / $20 Advance
@ Mountain Eagle Books & Speedee

Sensational slide guitar player LESTER QUITZAU with MICHAEL “BAREFOOT” TREADWAY on drums & the very soulfoul gnarly RACHELLE VAN ZANTEN in concert, opening by THE ALKEMIST.

LESTER QUITZAU
Meet Canadian roots music artist and snowboarding pioneer Lester Quitzau, a mellow guy who throws down a heavy groove. In a field where intangibles like feel and integrity count for so much, Quitzau has forged an exemplary career. Distilling the experience of the past 25 years of writing, recording and performing his music, Lester has come up with an approach that is his own. His unique style and fluidity on slide, acoustic and electric guitars, coupled with his well crafted songs and warm vocals, are the fruits of this musical journey. Many of his followers have watched his career with love and loyalty in what began as a solid traditional folk/ blues foundation, that has branched out into myriad of influences and a sound that is his own.

“Lester combines a Blues base and a sense of Jazz improvisation and a spiritual quality to his music. It’s very soulful and connects on the dance floor and to the heart.”
—Holger Petersen, Saturday Night Blues (CBC Radio)

“A groove de force that rattles and reverberates the cornerstones of blues, jazz and rock music.”
–Fast Forward, Calgary, AB

RACHELLE van ZANTEN
Known for her powerful live performances and equally powerful social activism, Rachelle van Zanten blends socially conscious lyrics with soulful Canadiana grooves in a way that neatly captures the essence of her northern British Columbia origins.

“Rachelle van Zanten is our voice, the muse of the North. She writes songs to inspire the wind, give voice to thunder, and fire the hearts of all those fighting to protect the land she loves so dearly.”
– Wade Davis, National Geographic

Rachelle has released three critically acclaimed solo albums and has been a fixture on the International and Canadian roots and festival circuit. Little Spruce, her latest release, is the culmination of more than 20 years writing, recording, performing and touring as a renowned Canadian roots rocker.

For the first decade Rachelle was a member of the award winning Edmonton band Painting Daisies. Making the road their home, Rachelle and her band mates were an all-female group touring the world when it was a thankless task, inspiring and leading countless young women toward rock and roll.

Since the Daisies parted ways more than a decade ago, Socially conscious yet highly crafted song writing has become her signature.

THE ALKEMIST
A kick driven, rattle shakin’, one man band based in the hidden valleys of northern bc. playing a combination of guitar, banjo, fiddle and drone flute while keeping rhythm with kick drum, crash cymbal and a bone rattle boot, the alkemist weaves dark and enchanting soundscapes with fist pumpin’ boot stompers.

Oct
16
Tue
6×6 Auction @ Smithers Art Gallery
Oct 16 – Oct 19 all-day
6x6 Auction @ Smithers Art Gallery | Smithers | British Columbia | Canada

Calling all artists… channel your creative spirit for the 6×6 auction, a fun community exhibition and fundraiser for Smithers Art Gallery! This year’s theme is “Expressions of Colour”. Simply create a 6″x6”-sized work of art using any art medium or style. Artwork will be exhibited Oct 16-19, with bidding by silent auction ending at a Wine & Cheese on Friday Oct 19. Blank 6″x6″ panels are available now at the Gallery for just $4. Deadline for artwork dropoff: October 6, 2018www.smithersart.org.info@smithersart.org. 250-847-3898.

Oct
31
Wed
Halloween Howl @ Heritage Park Museum
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Halloween Howl @ Heritage Park Museum | Terrace | British Columbia | Canada

Trick-or-treat amongst the heritage buildings at Heritage Park.

  • Candy, hot chocolate, and a free photo booth.
  • 17th annual event!
  • Free or by donation and open to everyone.
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