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Fojo Workshop Registration Now Open

By on August 1, 2014

FoJo 2014 is so much more than just great entertainment and an opportunity to showcase local talent! We are also offering workshops for FoJo participants, Stage North and Spectacular Chair Factory members, and the general public. All the workshops will be facilitated by professionals in the arts and theatre. We are offering everything from acting and improve, to insight for directors, technical elements like sound design and physicality and movement (perfect for actors, dancers, or anyone who wants to grace a stage!)

For more information about all things FoJo, please email fojofest@gmail.com or call/text 250.262.8147.

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In addition to the professional development workshops we are offering, FoJo 2014 is pleased to present the following performances.  Each show will be performed 3 times throughout FoJo, so you have plenty of opportunities to choose the time that works best for you!  All seats are $10. Tickets are available at the door (cash only).   All shows will take place at the Stage North rehearsal space (the Space) – 11520 East Bypass Road.

The Exquisite Hour

Playwright: Stewart Lemoine

The Exquisite Hour, presented by Stage North Theatre Society, features Ted Sloan and Emry Mika in this magical interpretation of love, romance, intrigue and imagination.  Billed by the Globe and Mail as a “sweet ode to those bygone days”, The Exquisite Hour is “romance in the age of the encyclopedia.” Set in 1962, the season is summer, the lemonade is flowing and the lovely Mrs. Darimont has boldly entered the backyard of the pleasant bachelor Zachary Teale to politely ask him for an hour of his time.  Prepare to be enthralled for an hour by this real time performance that will surprise and delight!

Show times: Sat, Aug 9: 5 pm, Mon, Aug 11: 8 pm, Sat, Aug 16: 3 pm

The Dallas & Dave Show  

Improv Hour

Do you like off-the-cuff improvisation? Enjoy fast-paced antics and free wheelin’ funny guys? Are you prepared to laugh until you cry? Or maybe just until your belly hurts? Well, then, the Dallas & Dave Show is for you!  Two of FSJ’s finest improv talents are taking to the stage for FoJo 2014. And they want your help to get the biggest laughs and brightest smiles of the night! Come to the Dallas & Dave Show! We promise we don’t bite.

Show times: Fri, Aug 8: 8 pm, Tue, Aug 12: 8 pm, Thu, Aug 14: 8 pm

 

FoJo 2014 is a co-production presented by Spectacular Chair Factory and Stage North Theatre Society.

Stage North Prepares for new season

Stage North Prepares for new season

By on August 4, 2014

    Maureen Sharp:  Executive Director, Stage North 250.263.9344 maureen@stagenorth.ca  

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Long Time Arts Volunteer Moves On

By on August 4, 2014

A farewell celebration for Sonja Butts, long-time arts volunteer and artist in Fort St. John, was recently held at Peace island Park. Sonja is moving to Whitecourt, Alberta with her husband who accepted a promotion with his company. Friends of

Poster 2014

Sand Sensations 2014 Photo Gallery

By on August 1, 2014

           

Pound up 2014

Recycling last year’s sculptures and preparing for 2014!

By on July 27, 2014

SAND Sensations 2014 opens July 28 and runs until August 3 at Peace Island Park in Taylor. The Fort St. John Community Arts Council invited 5 international carvers to create larger-than-life sand sculptures at the third sand event in the Peace Country.

MOOSE FM Block Party

MOOSE FM Block Party

By on July 9, 2014

Calling all artists and crafts people: It’s the Biggest Block Party in Town and you can sell your artwork to thousands of people who will be attending. Moose FM is taking over 4 blocks of downtown on September 6 with

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Family and Amateur Sand Carving

By on July 4, 2014

Come play in the sand and build a castle – with the help of professional carvers from around the world!   WIN AWESOME PRIZES!!!!! Family Challenge Winners – 30 Minute Helicopter Ride from Challenger Inspections, Pool Parties from Super 8,

Sculpture by Arianne Van Rosmalen

Sand Sensations BC 2014

By on June 27, 2014

The Messiah Project

The Messiah Project

By on June 25, 2014

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Students enjoy workshop with Sand Sensations BC

By on June 20, 2014

A SNEAK PEEK AT SAND SENSATIONS BC A sandy surprise greeted CM Finch students earlier this month on a school trip to Peace Island Park. They got a sneak preview at the plans for the up and coming 2014 sand sculpturing event. The sculptures from last year are still