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Kovacic commissioned for internment camp painting

Prince George artist and College of New Caledonia fine arts instructor Betty Kovacic has been awarded $19,500 from the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund to create her largest piece of work ever.

Spring break dancing

Hundreds of young dancers will strut their stuff at the 34th annual Prince George Dance Festival. Dancers from 14 different studios located from Edmonton to Prince Rupert and from Fort St.

Chopra movie coming to UNBC

Based on the book by Dr. Deepak Chopra, the move The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success will be screened Feb. 26, in Canfor Theatre at UNBC, 7 p.m. start.

Local author wins history award

The city's top annual awards for history were handed out Sunday night. The Jeanne Clarke History Awards are handed out each year by the Prince George Public Library. There are two trophies: the Service Award and the Publication Award.

Play held over

Theatre North West has added two performances of its play Thy Neighbour's Wife on Feb. 23 and 24 to meet demand of tickets. It's the true story of Jennie Hawkes, an Albertan, who in 1915 committed a crime of passion and was sentenced to hang.

Go Canada

Conductor Les Dala brought the audience to its feet at the beginning of PGSO's latest concert. The first few bars emanating from the orchestra were O Canada.

Arts events List

Theatre North West presents Thy Neighbour's Wife until Feb. 24.

Tuned in

Mozart and Shostakovich are on the menu for a meal of music served by the Prince George String Quartet. If the symphony orchestra's concerts are a banquet, think of this as a night of tapas or perhaps fondu.

Jeff Dunham at CN Centre May 12

Comedian Jeff Dunham has taken the art of ventriloquism to new heights and has transformed it into a cutting edge comedy experience that has gained worldwide appeal. Dunham will appear at CN Centre May 12 on his international Identity Crisis Tour.
Twisted improv a real downtown show

Twisted improv a real downtown show

Every day people improvise. It's those spur-of-the-moment decisions made or actions taken that make life interesting. In order to follow that theme residents of Prince George are invited to attend Improv Ad Nauseum at the Twisted Cork Saturday night.