Violinist fuses styles in performance at Rossland’s Miners Hall

Events include The Clinton Swanson Trio, violinist Kytami at the Miner's Hall and "The Magistrate" at the Royal.

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•Tonight, Muriel Griffiths Room, Greater Trail Community Centre, 7:30 p.m. Trail District Arts Council presents The Clinton Swanson Trio. The jazz group includes Swanson on sax, drummer Tony Ferraro and organist Colin Spence. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $5 in advance or $7 at the door. Beer, wine coffee, tea & treats will be sold. Call 364-3003 for more info.

•Saturday, Rossland Miners Hall doors open at 8 p.m. The Rossland Council of Arts & Culture presents Kytami. This artist is globally famous for her unique and extreme violin styles. Classical fiddle styles fused with the heavy bass elements of Dubstep and Hip Hop. Tickets $25, available in advance at Out of the Cellar. No minors, beer and wine will be sold.

•Sunday, Rossland Miners Hall at 7 p.m. Joe Hill Coffee House proclaims Jan. 20 National Joe Hill Day. Singing, dancing and goodies. $3 (kids and students free) Line up includes: Alex Atamanenko; Bert’s Blues Guys; Almeda Miller (voice); Dave, Chuck and Doug; Ray Tenisci (comedy); Moats and Oats; Kootenay Jack.


•Tonight, Royal Theatre presents the national theatre live from London at 7 p.m. The Magistrate, an uproarious Victorian Farce, with John Lithgow in the title role.

•Sunday Cinema at the Royal Theatre presents, Barbara. A suspenseful chamber piece about an accomplished Berlin physician. Set in the early 1980s East Germany. All shows at 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


•Saturday, Senior Citizens Centre, Dance from 2-4 p.m. Admission $2. Music by The Misfits. For more info contact Wilf Fahlman, 364-3081.


•Jan. 24, Rossland Public Library, Rossland-Trail Homeschooling Meet and Greet. 6:30-8:00 p.m. All current homeschoolers or those interested are welcome as we plan our 2013 activities.

•The annual Valentine Dinner, Dance and Fun Night in support of the 2013 J.L. Crowe Grad Class is set for Feb. 9 at the Cominco Gym. Games, prizes and a delicious Italian dinner make for a great evening of fun and cheer. Cocktails and appetizers at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., and the dance, to the music of Emerson, begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are $35 and available at Pharmasave in Trail and Fruitvale Pharmacy.

•Jan. 26, Beaver Valley Bowling hosts the Fruitvale Variety Winter Carnival from 11-2 p.m. Money raised for the Variety-the Children’s Charity. Street bowling, face painting, music, lots of food and more.

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