Events

The film Run Woman Run features actor Asivak Koostachin, who worked on the film <em>Portraits from a Fire</em>, filmed in the Chilcotin. (Shawn Goldberg photo)

Film Club returns with a screening of film by B.C.-born director Zoe Hopkins

Run Woman Run features a stellar all Canadian, all Indigenous cast

  • May 16, 2022

 

Kalli Campbell, Dallas Moe, Joelle Thurow, and Gabrielle Knox (left-right) show their vaccine passports while wearing masks and their volunteer aprons in preparation for the Medieval Market Nov. 20 and 21 at LCSS in Williams Lake. The event will require vaccine passports of patrons, vendors, and volunteers and follow Covid-regulations, limiting capacity to allow social distancing. (Kim Nowotny Photo - Lake City Secondary)

The Medieval Market Returns to Lake City Secondary in Williams Lake

Vendors, volunteers and patrons have to meet Covid-safety protocols

  • Nov 12, 2021

 

The band Dr. Strangelove in a promo photo. Surrey-based singer Kelly Brock, among a growing number of others, wonders why dancing to live music isn’t allowed in B.C. right now. (Photo: drstrangeloveband.com)

‘Footloose’ in B.C.: Dancing ban irks live-event industry, those who want to bust a move

‘Events are getting cancelled (and) it’s too late to get events going for November, December,’ one DJ says

 

All special events must follow current COVID-10 restrictions and health protocols. (blue2finger/Pixabay)

Application for special event liquor permits gets easier amid COVID-19 reopening

Effective Sept.21, all special event permit applicants must use new online portal

All special events must follow current COVID-10 restrictions and health protocols. (blue2finger/Pixabay)
Natasha Koifman, the founder of the public relations firm NKPR, poses for a photograph in the backyard of her home in Toronto, on Thursday, August 19, 2021. When Sept. 11 comes, Koifman’s backyard will be awash with chatter and music as up to 100 guests gather for an elegant dinner meant to raise funds for Haitians to access education. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Return of events pushes hosts to address vaccination, COVID tests and masks

Different events are deciding on different pandemic measures

Natasha Koifman, the founder of the public relations firm NKPR, poses for a photograph in the backyard of her home in Toronto, on Thursday, August 19, 2021. When Sept. 11 comes, Koifman’s backyard will be awash with chatter and music as up to 100 guests gather for an elegant dinner meant to raise funds for Haitians to access education. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
FILE – The Phillips Backyard Weekender music festival drew large crowds to downtown Victoria in July 2017. (Facebook )
FILE – The Phillips Backyard Weekender music festival drew large crowds to downtown Victoria in July 2017. (Facebook )
Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)

Vancouver is considering hosting a Formula E race using electric cars

The race would be part of a three-day event focused on climate and sustainability

Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)
The window of a wedding dress store with mannequins wearing face masks on Thursday, April 23, 2020. The store is closed because of COVID-19 lockdown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Darko Bandic

Delay the date: How the COVID-19 pandemic may alter weddings for years to come

Some couples might shift towards smaller soirees even after the pandemic lifts, says planner

The window of a wedding dress store with mannequins wearing face masks on Thursday, April 23, 2020. The store is closed because of COVID-19 lockdown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Darko Bandic
Vanderhoof’s Flying Club had held a pumpkin drop in November, 2019. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

‘Great Regional Air Hug’ being organized by the Vanderhoof International Airshow Society

A multi-aircraft flyover over the region is being planned for August 15.

Vanderhoof’s Flying Club had held a pumpkin drop in November, 2019. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Health experts are warning people to stay away from buffet-style meals as they can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. (Pixabay)

Could the COVID-19 pandemic mean the end of the traditional buffet?

Experts are asking events and restaurants to stay away from buffet-style meals

Health experts are warning people to stay away from buffet-style meals as they can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. (Pixabay)
Jasmine Alexander (from left) Jordan Davis and Brent Dafoe are relatively new faces at Downtown Williams lake but together plan to promote growth and new events within the community. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Downtown Williams lake team invites community to ‘grow here’

In 2019, Downtown Williams Lake saw much success with their new programs

Jasmine Alexander (from left) Jordan Davis and Brent Dafoe are relatively new faces at Downtown Williams lake but together plan to promote growth and new events within the community. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The cast of Silent Sky looks to the future of astronomy at the conclusion of the play. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Play, women’s wellness fair and more coming up this weekend

The lakecity will be bustling with activity this weekend

The cast of Silent Sky looks to the future of astronomy at the conclusion of the play. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)