October 4, 2023 at 7:30 pm at the North Peace Cultural Centre

$35.00 Get Tickets Here

Kutapira, an exhilarating percussion ensemble with roots dating back to their childhood, proudly presents their unique fusion of world music. Renowned for their seamless instrument switching and masterful proficiency on various percussion instruments, Kutapira captivates audiences with an unforgettable blend of Zimbabwean marimbas, West African djembe, Afro-Cuban congas and timbales, and a steady driving groove from the drum kit.

Over the course of a decade, Kutapira has worked extensively with some of Vancouver’s finest musicians, immersing themselves in the proper techniques and rhythms from the countries of origin for each instrument. This commitment to authenticity has led to the seamless integration of diverse musical styles, which often overlap but are artfully highlighted in the band’s captivating arrangements, featuring numerous percussion breakdowns.

As a testament to their commitment to growth and evolution, Kutapira has continually expanded their musical horizons by incorporating a diverse array of new instruments. Today, audiences can experience the exhilaration of Kutapira’s fully integrated electric guitar, electric bass, and vocals, providing a contemporary edge while maintaining their signature sound. This bold move ensures that the band remains current, fresh, and enthralling for both their original members and devoted long-time fans.

To witness the magic of Kutapira, mark your calendars for a captivating performance at the North Peace Cultural Centre on Wednesday, October 4th, at 7:30 PM. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the power of Kutapira’s rhythm-driven melodies that bridge cultural boundaries and unite generations.

Middle Raged

October 18 at 7:30 at the North Peace Cultural Centre

$40:00 Get Tickets Here

Middle Raged is a hilarious live sketch comedy revue starring Geri Hall (22 Minutes, Second City), and Gary Pearson (MadTV, Corner Gas), that explores life between 30 and 65- from raising kids, to financial stress, to dealing with elderly parents, to going to more funerals than weddings, and even trying to keep romance alive through ‘Outlander’ role play in the bedroom.
Critics are raving at the special chemistry and comedy of Gary and Geri as they send up the time of life when the bloom is off the rose, but the thorns are sharper than ever.

Geri Hall is best known for 5 seasons as a regular on This Hour Has 22 Minutes, has also appeared in numerous feature films like Shall We Dance and Hairspray and is a Gemini Award winner. Gary Pearson is best known as a writer for such shows as MadTV, 22 Minutes, Corner Gas, JFL All Access, and Sunnyside, which he co-created. Gary has won the Writer’s Guild Award, and the Canadian Screen Award, as well as being nominated for multiple Canadian Screen and Gemini Awards.  Both Geri and Gary were on The Second City Toronto main stage, and have extensive backgrounds in comedy. The duo recently appeared at Toronto Fringe, had a sold-out run of 4 performances at the Oakville Centre, made a big splash at the Edmonton Fringe selling out the Westbury Theatre for several standing ovation performances, and had another standing O at the Westdale in Hamilton.