The Marginal Arts Festival has started!

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“OUTSPOKEN!”

Thursday, September 1st, 7:00 pm
A colourful literary evening of readings and performances by poets, writers, and actors, with musical interludes, in a comfortable coffeehouse setting at Summerland Waterfront Resort.  Hosted by Erick Thompson
Tickets $6.00 available at the door

“QUIT YOUR DAY JOB”

Friday, September 2nd, 7:00 pm
The show begins with a tribute to George Ryga and includes songs from The Ecstasy of Rita Joe performed by Ann Mortifee who wrote the original music and sang these songs in the first production when she was only 17.
That evening continues with a showcase of music, comedy, and drama performances by a
selection of the Okanagan’s best talent. The show is assembled and directed by our (and
your) own Linda Beaven.
Centre Stage Theatre, 9518 Main St, Summerland, BC
Tickets available at the door. $12 or $6.00 for students under 21

“Campbell Ryga Quartet”

Saturday, September 3rd, 7:00 pm
Campbell Ryga and his Jazz Ensemble will give an all-star jazz concert on Centre Stage. Campbell grew up in Summerland and is an internationally known sax player, winner of three Juno awards and a Grammy nomination, who has toured the world and collaborated with talents like Michael Bublé, PJ Perry and Renee Rosnes.
Centre Stage Theatre, 9518 Main St, Summerland, BC
Tickets $22. Limited tickets may be available at the door

“FREE CONCERT in Memorial Park”

Saturday, September 3, Noon to 4:30
Three spectacular BC bands, featuring roots, blues, and jazz. The whole afternoon of music is co-ordinated by the multi-talented Sergei Ryga, beloved music teacher and consummate musician, who is bringing his own Blue City Trio to his hometown of Summerland. The other two first-class bands are the Smith-Fraser Duo and Dirt Road Opera. You can read more about these great bands on our website, www.marginalarts.ca.
Memorial Park is located in downtown Summerland on the corner of Wharton Street and Kelly Avenue

Workshops:

Sharing your Story: Creative Non-Fiction Writing with MARK LEIREN-YOUNG.

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10:15 am to 1:00 pm, Friday, Sept. 2nd
The Meeting Room at Summerland Library, 9533 Main Street
$60;  $35 students under 21

LEANNA BRODIE: Other People’s Stories

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The Meeting Room at Summerland Library, 9533 Main Street
$60;  $35 students under 21
To register, please call (250) 460-2399

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