â ¤Kings University choir
From May 2 to 5, the King’s University College Choir will be on their annual spring tour. They will be performing at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church at 3590 Dufferin Avenue on Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. The 50-voice mixed choir is directed by Melanie Turgeon. A varied program of choral music will appeal to a wide range of listeners. Admission is free. An offering will be accepted to assist with tour costs. Special guests Prince George Bel Canto Choirs.
â ¤Acoustic guitar workshop
This workshop mini concert with acoustic guitar player Artie Traum is geared towards players of all levels and will cover new chords and chord progressions, DADGAD turning, “moving around the neck,” and lots of useful advice.” Traum has been in the blues, folk and jazz music scene for more than 25 years. He has performed in major venues in the U.S. Europe, and Japan and has been featured on more than 15 albums. The workshop takes place Monday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at B and B Music, 316 George Street. Admission is $7, seating on first come, first served basis.
â ¤One woman art show
At Home in the North. Artist’s Co-op at 2302 Hart Highway. Work by Carolyn Linden. Show is on the Month of May. Opening night is May 6 at 7 p.m. Artwork in pastels, charcoal, oils and acrylics. Everybody is welcome.
â ¤Public concert
HOJA (hoe-jah) will be performing a public concert on Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Nechako Valley Secondary School to celebrate release of their 5th professional CD titled Rock Paper Scissors. The group was formed in 1998 to give young performers the opportunity to tour nationwide in a professional vocal band. Auditions are held each year to select members from across Canada. HOJA has performed for more than 2000 audiences from British Columbia to Ontario. The upcoming show provides an opportunity for fans to enjoy the new repertoire featured on Rock Paper Scissors and to see the new group line-up for the 2004-5 season. Tickets are available at Nechako Valley Secondary School, advance are $10 for adults, $8 for students and $25 for families. Tickets at the door are $12 for adults, $10 for students and $30 for families.
Jaspese’s Voice Dance which uses voice as a musical instrument. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors, discount for 10 or more, available at Studio 2880 or at door.
â ¤Blue Rodeo
Outskirts, Blue Rodeo’s debut, introduced this Toronto band to the rest of Canada 20 years ago. Nine albums later, Blue Rodeo is still going strong.
Blue Rodeo comes to the Prince George Multiplex on Thursday, April 7. Tickets are $34.50 (includes GST). Available at Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone 250-614-9100. Order on line at www.ticketmaster.ca. Reserved seating.
â ¤Simex adventure
The Exploration Place now has a new Simex ride – Lego Racers. Watch as Max Axel duels across deserts, ice flows and urban jungles with his arch rival Sever in a ride experience not soon to be forgotten.
“Making a Purple (Story) Stew.” One day workshop facilitated by local children’s book author Richard Thompson. Saturday, February 12 or Saturday, February 26. Registration deadline is February 1. Call the PG Parent-Child Mother Goose Society at 552-8664 for info or to register.