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Grapevine: New season of Joe Hill Coffee House brewing in Rossland

Events & Happenings in and around Greater Trail and the Lower Columbia region.

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Music

• Tonight, Muriel Griffiths Room, 7:30 p.m., the Winter Cabaret features The Gabriel Palatchi Trio.  The Argentinian keyboardist will be joined by drummer Tony Ferraro and bass player Doug Stephensen to perform a wide variety of styles in addition to jazz, including Salsa, Samba, Funk, Reggae, African, Tango, Klezmer, Disco and music from Gabriel’s homeland. Tickets: $13 in advance at the CBT box office; $18 at the door. Reserved tables available for groups of four or more. Call 368-9669.

• Sunday, Rossland Miners’ Hall, 6 p.m. doors open for 7 p.m. start of a new season of Joe Hill Coffee House. Fine collection of talent includes Michael Gifford, sings about the teachers’ strike; Les Carter, sings about the sea; Paul Bowles with a blend of percussion and poetry; Ron Halliday, joins the music after recently retiring to Rossland; Rossland’s own Stevo, with more fine songs; Fruitvale’s Bethany Worsnop, a rising young star on the harmonica; and singer Marti Daniel. For more info, call Les Carter at 362. 5677 or email retrac01@telus.net.

• Tuesday, Charles Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Trail Society for the Performing Arts open the season with Clinton Swanson And Friends. A night of Rhythm and Blues, featuring a seven- piece show band. Showcase of classic R&B with originals penned by Kelly Fawcett and Clinton Swanson.

Other

• Tonight, Trail United Church at 7 p.m. for Getting to Know Dementia. For those with recent diagnosis and their families, or for those who are concerned they may have symptoms. Please register 1.855.301.6742

• Saturday, Colombo Piazza on Rossland Ave. from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Everyone welcome to enjoy Colombo Piazza Day. Italian food, baking, gelato, live music and more.

• Second Tuesday of each month, the Dementia Caregivers’ Support group meets in downtown Trail. Call 1.855.301.6742 for info.

Gallery

• Friday, VISAC Gallery in downtown Trail showing Ingrid (Baker) de Jong’s exhibition of 30 semi-abstract paintings titled, “Something Different.” For info call 364.1181 or email director@visacgallery.com.

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Upcoming

• Sept. 25, Cinderella’s Closet is hosting a dress drive in 3375 Laburnum Drive in Glenmerry. Gently used dresses, evening bags, dress shoes, sparkly things in good condition. For information check out the Facebook page, CinderellasCloset Event.

• Sept. 26, Trail Market on the Esplanade goes from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Showcase of vendors, good eats and more. Call 368.3144 for info.

Through the Performance Series RCAC aims to continuously present a wide variety of high calibre artists with a variety performing arts styles and this year is no exception. The Performance Series will feature acts ranging from Celtic music to masked theatre and promises to be a great series enjoyable for performance fans young and old

• Oct. 3, Salmo library, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. for Getting to know Dementia, a brief introduction for the person with early symptoms and their family. Call Julie Leffelaar, Support & Education Coordinator for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. 365.6769 or 1.855.301.6742.

• Oct. 4, Rossland Miners Hall, doors open 8:30 p.m. for the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture annual performance series. Adult only dance with entertainment by Tiller’s Folly, a Celtic group turned acoustic roots. For info, contact Tara Kowalchuk, RCAC Program Administrator at 921.8272 or email rosslandarts@gmail.com.

• Oct. 4, Victoria Street in Trail, 1-2 p.m. Life Chain. Everyone is welcome to participate.

• Oct. 5, Canadian Tire/Hwy. 3A Castlegar from 2-3 p.m. Life Chain. Peaceful witness for the protection of preborn children. Everyone welcome to participate.

• Oct. 11, Royal Theatre, 9:55 a.m. The Met Opera presents MacBeth. Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lučić’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian Noble’s chilling production of Verdi’s masterful adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy also stars Joseph Calleja as the noble Macduff and René Pape as Banquo. Fabio Luisi conducts.

Oct. 11, Trail United Church, 7:30 p.m., La Cafamore presents a performance titled “Trios with a Twist.” Mozart, Schumann and Brahms compositions arranged for the violin, viola and piano.

• Oct. 21, Charles Bailey Theatre 7:30 p.m. Trail Society of the Performing Arts presents Servantes, “Bluesy Andelucy.” Patrice Servant, offers a unique blend of latin-flamenco jazz. Passionate performances feature his own compositions, improvisations and adaptations of well-known pieces.

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