Segway into nature

Photo: Alpine Images, Gemma Harris

Bikers make way, the two- wheeled phenomenon that is quickly becoming popular across North America is coming to Sun Peaks. Gemma Harris of Alpine Images has a new business called Alpine Explorers that will be offering Segway tours this summer. Segways are two-wheeled, motorized machines that use motion sensor equipment to interpret the minute movements of the operator moving them forward, backward, and to stop … [Read more...]

Portraying wildlife textures

Terry Isaac - on-the-hunt

Internationally acclaimed wildlife artist, Terry Isaac, will be joining Sun Peaks’ Art Zone July 12 and 13 to teach his technique of creating animal textures through acrylics. Originally enthralled by animation and hoping to become a Walt Disney cartoonist, Isaac’s interest in art started as a young boy. It wasn’t long until a high school art teacher taught him to draw what he saw, and thus the transition from … [Read more...]

Sun Peaks gets active with the rest of Canada

Active families: Local mother-daughter duo keep fit by biking out to McGillivray lake.
Photo: loweclass.weebly.com

National Health and Fitness Day is becoming recognized by communities across the country, and Sun Peaks is excited to offer some free activities for residence and visitors on Saturday, June 7 as part of the nationwide initiative. “(National Health and Fitness Day) is a program that Senator Nancy Greene Raine has been behind, and certainly helping to promote, and so we’re very happy to be participating and looking … [Read more...]

Seasonal dish with Annie Campbell

Annie Campbell

As a graduate from Algonquin College’s culinary management program, and spending almost a decade in the culinary industry, Voyageur Bistro’s head chef, Annie Campbell, is bringing her unique expertise to SPIN in this month’s highlighted seasonal dish. The Ottawa, Ontario native was delighted to have been recruited to head up the kitchen at Voyageur Bistro as she was itching to spread her creative wings and showcase … [Read more...]

Kamloops theatre gets intimate

SomeoneMe

Coming soon to an ally near you, Dancing Monkey presents Frank McGuiness’ “Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me” March 6 to 8. The production will take place in an empty commercial space, accessed via an ally, with small audiences to create an intimate atmosphere. “This is a show about men who are hostages in Lebanon, and we really want to make the audience feel like they could be in the same room as these guys,” says … [Read more...]