We all know the art scenes in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.
But what about Calgary, Yellowknife, or St. John?
Series of programs in CBC art "I He (art)
"My City," a local artist provides an insider guide to what they call home city.
Vaughan Warren, a multimedia artist and cultural worker, showed us his work.
Kamloops is a vibrant River community, and as such, it fluctuates over the course of the season.
Every time every year, every way of life, there will always be new things to do.
I grew up in Kamloops.
Time artists and cultural workers, I have seen a lot of changes and growth over the years.
Kamloops is located in the region of tk 'eml u. Ps te secw é pemc on unopened traditional lands in secw é pemc countries.
The name Kamloops is based on secwepemctsin (Shuswap)
The word "Tk 'mlp" means "where the river meets ".
"But the main highways and railways are also met here, making Kamloops a unique and diverse community with a wide range of activities, industries and personalities.
Our city with about 90,000 souls is a growing center for economic activities and innovative arts, culture and tourism projects.
Known as the capital of the Canadian Championship (
I designed the city logo for this project)
Kamloops has a lot to see and can do as well, so I can only start from scratch here.
So let's get started!
Enjoy the outdoors, Kamloops-
There's a lot to do in the Kamloops style Cup and there's a lot of places to see the outside.
Rivers and lakes abound, many of which feature the legendary camloops Trout (
A unique rainbow trout)
Attracts anglers from all over the world. Local fly-
Fishing legend Bradley is known for providing flies
Booking and fishing tips at the remaining Herbie restaurants
"The craziest shop in town"
Have a vibrant core fish community
The chaser in the city
You can't swing a cat without finding a location for your lawn chair, Camper and fishing boat, but here are some of the most popular places: Lake kalupps: A huge lake with a new pier and ridiculous scenery.
Lake Hefley: on the way to Sun Peak Resort, "Heff" is a popular mid-sized hotelsized lake.
Paul Lake: a beautiful little lake with a lovely camp and swimming area.
Townsend River North and South: these clean and majestic rivers are dotted with attractions for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy.
However, I have to say: there are many more outdoor activities than fish!
There is a fantastic network of trails in the camloops area with lovely grasslands, forests and a half
Drought hiking opportunities.
Check out Al and Mairi Budreau's new book Kamloops country hike, a wonderful guide to the best illustration of the local trail.
Mountain bikes are also a big deal here, with lots of trails at all levels and great local bike shops and mountain bike activities.
Kamloops bike Ranch is Canada's largest municipal bike park, with Lac du Bois prairie, Kenna Cartwright Nature Park, Sun Peak Resort and Mount Harper just a few other options.
Water skiing, boating, plumbing, hanging taxiing, rock climbing and disc golf are all popular in Kamloops.
When it comes to outdoor activities, you can say that --
This city has it.
If you relax outdoors faster, you can go to the Riverside Park in the city center, a lovely green space with lots of amenities.
There are more than 100 other municipal parks in camloops, not to mention the kilometers of river beaches in places such as Olander Park, Mission apartment Nature Park, Cooney Bay and Pioneer Park.
Kamloops is also located near a range of lovely Awards
Award-winning wineries such as Monte Creek Ranch Winery, Harper Trail Winery, and privet Vineyard winery.
Ride a local character on a camloops wine tour with a tailgate tour Glen Morris-
He's a great man.
A variety of guided tours.
Take a look at the "big four" camloops art scene, which is eclectic.
There are plenty of galleries, live music and public art, and new things are emerging.
But some agencies really host the art at Kamloops, and I like to call it the big four groups: the Western Canadian theater: this theater produced an award --
The winning lineup, not to mention professionals like Lori Macon, is now the general manager of the National Arts Center's Aboriginal theater.
Kamloops Art Gallery: KAG is our regional public gallery with a cool gallery shop and interesting exhibitions and shows (I should know—
I have been there for five years as a preparation person and exhibition designer).
Kamloops Symphony: Kamloops Symphony offers Symphony and Chorus music products throughout the season and is always worth a visit.
Camloops Arts Council: Mayo in camloops Arts live sandwich.
Take a look at KAC's main gallery in the old court and see their iconic events such as the annual art and children's festival in the park.
Visiting smaller art destinations artists of all ages and skill levels in the local area have a lot of choices in presenting and selling their work in camloops, not to mention socializing and collaborating with other creative people
There are a few must here.
See: Kamloops Makerspace: Located at historic Oldhouse Federal Building, 207 Victoria Street
This amazing space is the center of artists, technicians and artisans.
With eight studios and studios, Makerspace can accommodate a variety of equipment such as 3D printing and laser
Cutting of carpentry and pottery.
See weekly open days for various tours, demos and fun productions-
Bring family and friends(
I'm a volunteer there, so you might run into me too! )
Our art is: This popular food, drink, music and art venue in Victoria Street has a large number of local artworks for sale, as well as healthy and delicious food.
It also has a great patio that shows my work in front of the building!
Old Court Culture Center: in addition to the main gallery of the Kamloops Art Council, you can also visit the old court gift shop featuring local art.
4 cat art studios Kamloops: Jennifer and Michael "Spikey Mike" O'Brien's store run a wide variety of art classes on Victoria Street, suitable for people of all ages.
Gallery of the Republic: Robin Hodgson and Miranda Dean contemporary gallery on lanstown Street are also joint galleries
Working space for local artists.
808 and bench: operate a well
The well stocked skating and art stores, Landon Muzio and his crew are the real deals in downtown Kamloops.
In some public art, there are more and more public art collections.
Here are a few highlights: Back Lane Art Gallery: 30 mural collections in alleys outside Victoria Street, including the Jaguar gate of Alexx Moir
223 Victoria Street.
"Community fusion," by Bill frymille, a mural covering the streets of lansdowntownParkade.
Terry Norland and Gary Davis's "pioneer spirit" at the town hall of camloops, Victoria Street
Vaughan Warren's sculpture of the River (me! )
W Columbia Street.
And McGill Road.
Local music in the Park: local music legend (
And the lively radio host)
Henry smore has produced this series of free night music events throughout the summer, with a wide variety of quality shows at Riverside Park. Every evening (
If weather permits. until Aug. 31.
Heritage Rail: camloops boasts an amazing restored steam engine train, 2141 kilometers, where you can enjoy the scenery throughout the summer.
July and August Kamloops international street artists Festival: professional street artists from across Canada, Europe, South America and Australia gather to showcase their work at Riverside Park.
On July 25-28, Kamloopa Powwow: 40 Kamloopa Powwow will be held at the site of tk 'emlups te Secwepemc Powwow, there will be about 1,000 dancers and one of the largest in Western Canada. Aug.
2 to 4 hot nights in the city: the six blocks in downtown kalupps are closed due to this event, which shows a variety of amazing display cars and all the electric stuff, andAug.
Kamloops Rotary Ribfest: this is a huge fundraising event for local Rotary, a full weekend full of live music, events and artisans
Ribs in Riverside Park. Aug.