Hollywood glamour promised for Arts Awards Gala

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KAMLOOPS – The short list of nominee’s and the theme have been announced for the Mayor’s Gala for the Arts in January.

The Mayor’s Awards for the Arts will be handed out in three categories: Business in the Arts, Emerging Artist and Literary Arts.

Business in the Arts
4 Cats Art Studio
Academy of Dance
Noran Printing Ltd.

Emerging Artist
James Bethell
Lea Bucknell
Caitlin Goulet

Literary Arts
Sylvia Olson
Richard Wagamese.

The gala will feature an gourmet dinner and entertainment fitting with the 1940s Hollywood Glamour theme.

Not only are the arts in Kamloops celebrated at the seventh annual gala, they are a fundraisers for three arts organizations. Last year, about $35,000 was raised and the goal this time around is $40,000.

Tickets for the Saturday, January 31, 2015 event at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre are $125. They can be purchased from the Kamloops Live! Box Office or Eventbrite websites.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander at halexander@infonews.ca or call 250-491-0331. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.


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