‘Ski Bum: The Musical’ back at Charles Bailey Theatre

TSPA presents Bax & Chung, Royal Theatre is showing National Theatre Live's A Comedy of Errors and more

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Music

• The Trail Society for the Performing Arts presents Bax and Chung. The real life marriage of two great concert pianists, Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung, has led to one of the best piano duos of their generation. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Charles Bailey Theatre, $30.

Theatre

• Tonight only: the National Theatre Live presents a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s “A Comedy of Errors” at the Royal Theatre at 7 p.m.

Rossland Light Opera is proud to present their 60th annual musical production of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice,” playing at Rossland Secondary Friday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $17 adults and $12 Children available at the Charles Bailey box office, call 368-9669.

Iron Mountain Theatre’s “Ski Bum: The Musical” returns to the Charles Bailey Theatre, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Film

• Sunday Cinema features “A Separation.” Winner of the Best Foreign Film, the story of an Iranian couple’s struggle with duty to family at home or leaving the country to provide a better life for their daughter. 4:30 p.m. at the Royal Theatre. Admission $9.

Gallery

• The VISAC Gallery presents “A Way to See,” a photo exhibition by accomplished photographer Ursula Albresch, and what she best describes her style as “photo-impressionsim.” Starts Saturday and runs to Apr. 4.

Other

• The West Kootenay Big Game Trophy Association’s 55th annual Big Game banquet serves up another great evening, with five-course dinner, music and dance along with the annual awards, silent auction, raffles, door prizes, taxidermist displays and much more. Saturday at the Cominco gym, doors open at 4 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Call 368-6868 for more info. Tickets available at Country Roads, the Colander, Bel-Air Cleaners and Laundry, Rossland Pro Hardware, Piper’s Corner Store and Castlegar Sports Centre.

• Join local authors Darcee O’Hearn and Yolanda Ridge for an in depth discussion on how to get published in today’s market. Tonight 7-9 p.m. at Rouge Framing at the bottom of the BMO building in Rossland. $25 call 362-5559 for more information.

• Observe the “World Day of Prayer” on Friday at 1:30 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church and enjoy special service prepared by the women of Malaysia.

• Selkirk College nursing students will host a Beans and Rice fundraiser dinner Friday at the Riverbelle to raise funds for a three-week practicum in Guatemala in May. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Silent auction, raffle and short video presentation. Tickets $10, and can be purchased by emailing trailbeansandrice@gmail.com or phoning 364-2076. Also available at JBS Business Services in the Gulch.

• A free, two-part Native Pollinator Workshops with entomologist Lynn Westcott is being presented by Rossland REAL Foods. Learn about bees, what to plant to attract them, and how to build a nesting block.

Pre-registration is required. The first workshop for low altitude gardens goes in Trail Mar. 8 at Selkirk College. Call continuing education at 368-5236 to register.

• The YCDC Youth Centre has free programs running all year, so come check us out. YCDC is a fun and comfortable place for youth to hang out and socialize. Monday is Movie Night from 7-9 p.m. for youth 15 and over. Tuesday is Open Art Night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Wednesday is Junior Movie Night from 6-8 p.m. for youth 13-14.

• Trail Middle School students in the KCLC woodwork programs have fabricated a number of cedar garden boxes.  The attractive boxes along with sawhorses and Adirondack chairs are for sale to the public. Help keep the program going and add some charm to your garden or deck. Call 231-6979 for more info.

• The Trail Middle School is looking for interested parties to help start and maintain a Community Garden at the school.  Residents will work with the students in cultivating a healthy, productive and fun project for the community. If interested phone 231-6979 for more info.

• The Lenten Luncheon Series “Spiritual or Religious?” continues with Rev. Meridyth Robertson speaking at the Presbyterian Church Mar. 8 at noon to 1 p.m.

Upcoming

Café Books West announces the launch of “The Woman She Was” a new novel by Rossland resident Rosa Jordan. Join the author Mar. 9 at Café Books West 2063 Washington Street at 7 p.m.  Ph. 362-5333 for more info.

• Concert at the “Rouge Gallery” in Rossland featuring the Rossland Glee Club, Almeda Glen Miller and

Janet Marshal on Celtic harp. March 9, 7:30 p.m. admission by donation.

• The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture presents “The Fugitives” at the Rossland Miners’ Hall, Mar. 10

8 p.m., $20 in advance or $23 at the door ($2 off for RCAC members). Advanced tickets available at Out of the Cellar or the Charles Bailey box office.

• The annual general meeting of the Trail and District Senior Publisher’s “Best Years” will be held Mar. 14 at 10 a.m. at the Columbia View Lodge. All are invited to attend.

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