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Performance Series 2019-20 Launch – Exciting and diverse, nostalgic and contemporary

Revelstoke, British Columbia CANADA – The new 2019-20 Performance Series line-up at the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre is exciting and diverse, nostalgic and contemporary, and features high quality entertainment. The Family Series is back along with 9 Movies in the Mountains films each with an opening festival short film. So settle into a comfy seat this fall and winter and prepare to enjoy all of the great shows coming your way.

“…I have travelled all over this world and the songs I have brought forward… I feel deeply resonate with so many people,” Gilday said from her home in Yellowknife, North West Territories.

The 2019-20 Performance Season is designed to resonate deeply with our audience, leading with the award winning, Dene-Canadian artist Leela Gilday, whose powerful voice will transport you to her home in our far north. Gilday will be followed by Le Vent du Nord from Quebec, who will have you dancing in the aisles to their wonderful Acadian rhythms, and the brilliant Buzz Brass from Montreal who will collaborate with the Community Band to warm up December. Perhaps the most powerful of all the performers in this Season’s line-up is Irish Mythen whose presence and charisma simply command attention, her performances are an emotional experience that transcend language and location.
There are some familiar household names in this Season line-up too, starting with Rick Scott & Nico Rhodes, who bring their collaborative roots and grooves sound, delivering a grown-up show and a family show as part of the Revelstoke Family Series. Old-style country fans will enjoy Johnny & June – a musical love story featuring a memorable selection of Johnny Cash’s hits, June and Johnny’s duets as well as Carter Family favorites.

le vent du nord

Ballet Kelowna are back, returning to the Performing Arts Centre with their fabulous Latino-inspired contemporary work titled Mambo! Ballet Victoria’s Nutcracker also returns with two performances of this seasonal production planned, but tickets sell out fast, so get yours early.

If none of this resonates then maybe comedy will. The accomplished Arts Club Theatre will be presenting their hilarious and popular play based on the hit TV show of the same name: Kim’s Convenience.

For your children and grandchildren we have four very different shows, a mixture of circus, theatre and music, which are sure to resonate with kids of all ages. Starting with a kid-friendly performance by Rick Scott and Nico Rhodes, award winning Axis Theatre’s presentation of The Troll Grandfather, Dufflebag Theatre’s A Christmas Carol followed by CircusWest’s James and the Giant Peach.

For film buffs, we have not 6 but 9 Movies in the Mountains this Season, each film is paired with an original short film from the Toronto International Film Festival. The line-up features the Sundance Palme d’Or winner ‘Parasite’ along with the crowd pleasing ‘Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love’ featuring songs by Leonard Cohen.
“Once again we are proud and pleased to bring top drawer cultural performances to Revelstoke. This Season is rich in diversity whilst also being fun and accessible.” shares Carol Palladino, Chair of Revelstoke Arts Council. The Arts Council team is working hard to make Revelstoke THE place for groups to stop when travelling between Calgary and Vancouver.
For tickets and more information about Revelstoke Arts Council’s Performance Series head to the Revelstoke Visitor Centre, pick up a brochure or check out revelstokeartscouncil.com
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The Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre is a state-of-the-art facility in the mountain town of Revelstoke, BC.
With top quality acoustics, the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre presents an evolving program of cultural events that highlight artistic excellence. Its aim is to offer a varied line-up of music, film, theatre and dance for all ages, with something for everyone. A perfect stop for artists travelling the country, Revelstoke attracts big names. After experiencing the amazing mountain hospitality, they inevitably return. The theatre is also a rental facility and offers a range of services including DCP projection, conference presentation set-up, box office, surround sound and professional lighting, marketing and front-of-house. Learn more at revelstokeartscouncil.com

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Miriam’s career spans the arts in both the UK and Canada, including the Arts Council of England and the Banff Centre for the Arts where she programmed, funded and developed festivals, films, events, residencies and professional development courses.
Miriam’s career spans the arts in both the UK and Canada, including the Arts Council of England and the Banff Centre for the Arts where she programmed, funded and developed festivals, films, events, residencies and professional development courses.

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For more information, contact:
Miriam Manley
Executive Director, Revelstoke Arts Council
miriam@artsrevelstoke.com
250-814-9325

Revelstoke Arts Council
PO Box 1931
Revelstoke, British Columbia

Miriam’s career spans the arts in both the UK and Canada, including the Arts Council of England and the Banff Centre for the Arts where she programmed, funded and developed festivals, films, events, residencies and professional development courses.
Miriam’s career spans the arts in both the UK and Canada, including the Arts Council of England and the Banff Centre for the Arts where she programmed, funded and developed festivals, films, events, residencies and professional development courses.

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