Grapevine: Jazz tonight at the Griff, Joe Hill Coffee House in Rossland Sunday

Events and happenings going on in the Greater Trail area.

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Music

• Thursday, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. Clinton’s Retro-Swing Band. Smooth vocals and charismatic ukulele of Brian Kalbleisch, eclectic and slightly eccentric arrangements. Tickets and information at box office weekdays noon until 4 p.m., call 368.9669.

• Sunday, Rossland Legion (2018 Washington St.), 6 p.m. doors open for Joe Hill Coffee House. Performers at 7 p.m.: Debbie and the Australians, cowboy songs from Down Under; Paul Bowles, raconteur and percussionist; Peter Pii, country and bluegrass; Max Hawk, guitar, and songs; Dunc Shields, old stomping grounds; Marti Daniel, fine tunes; Beaver Valley Boys, rockabilly. Family-friendly, coffee, tea, goodies, and relaxing atmosphere. Admission, $3 (kids and students free).

Gallery

• Tuesday, VISAC Gallery 6 p.m. opening reception for “Perspectives,” ” a contemporary fibre arts exhibit by Sarah Elizabeth and Theshini Naicker. Showcase presents before the 7:30 p.m. Jann Arden concert in The Bailey Theatre.

Other

• Thursday, Trail United Church, noon until 1 p.m. Communities in Faith Pastoral Charge, present Lenten Luncheon Series. Conversation focus “God’s Love / God’s Judgment.” Bring thoughts, questions and bag lunch. Speakers: today, Rev. Michael Hare Trail United Church.

• Saturday, Rossland Sacred Heart, 1-3 p.m. CWL is hosting it’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Tea, and bake sale. Admission, $4.

• Monday, Kiro Wellness Centre, 2 p.m. the West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet. Scheduled guests: Svea Menard and Coleen Welton, ET nurses. For info, call 368.9827 or 365.6276

• Attention All Photographers: West Kootenay Camera Club “26th.” Annual Photo Show requests submissions for entries. Deadline April 23. Drop-off sites: Kel Printing in Castlegar, Vogue Photography in Nelson, and Doell Photography in Trail. For information visit westkootenaycameraclub.com.

• Trail Memorial Centre, showing “Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Times: the Italian Canadian Internment Experience. Audio visual available during regular library hours, an exhibit of artifacts and information detailing the lives of Italian-Canadian Aliens during the Second World War.

Film

• Sunday Cinema, 4:30 p.m. presents MacBeth. A thrilling interpretation of one of Shakespeare’s most famous and compelling characters.

Upcoming

• April 3, Sunday Cinema, 4:30 p.m. Born to be Blue. A re-imagining of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker’s life in the 60s.

• April 3, Bailey Theatre, 2 p.m. Teck Kids Series presents Infinitus. Amazing musical concoctions three award-winning musicians cook up with a violin, viola, cello and vocalizations. Ages four to 10, one hour show.

• April 7, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. Laura Landsberg Quartet, Nelson singer presents Duke Ellington’s timeless compositions.

• April 9, Trail Senior’s Centre, 2-4 p.m. Dance to music by Don Hollis. Admission $2. Refreshments served. Entrance on Portland Street, all welcome.

• April 14, Webster School gym, 5-8 p.m. Webster PAC hosting Spring Market, fundraising for new school playground.

• April 23, Trail Senior’s Centre. 2-4 p.m. Dance to music of Peter Makortoff. Admission $2. Refreshments served. Entrance on Portland Street. All welcome.

• April 23 deadline. Attention All Photographers: West Kootenay Camera Club “26th.” Annual Photo Show requests submissions for entries. Deadline April 23. Drop-off sites: Kel Printing in Castlegar, Vogue Photography in Nelson, and Doell Photography in Trail. For more information and entry forms visit westkootenaycameraclub.com.

• April 24, Gyro Park 9 a.m. until noon, the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Dash. Family friendly event, designed for runners and walkers of all ages and all fitness levels, all money raised donated to the Canadian Cancer Society.

• April 30, Charles Bailey Theatre, 7 p.m. Trail Harmony Choir hosts the International Choral Festival. Wenatchee Apollo Club, the Wenatchee Appleaires, the Camerata Club from Yakima, the Kelowna Spectrum Singers and the Nelson Choral Society.

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