By Patty Wellborn on February 12, 2020
John Lent, a Vernon-based professional author, editor, singer and songwriter is this spring’s writer-in-residence at UBC Okanagan. He will be on campus from March 9 to 26 working with students, faculty and the community in various writing and literary projects.
By Patty Wellborn on January 9, 2020
Artists interested in UBC Okanagan’s visual arts program are invited to attend a special class with a professor to learn about the program and find out how to put a portfolio together.
By Patty Wellborn on December 13, 2019
Budding writers are urged to submit their entries for the annual Okanagan Short Story Contest.
By Patty Wellborn on December 5, 2019
Each year UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, in association with the Visual Arts Course Union, hosts a fundraiser and gala event that celebrates the work of local artists.
By Nathan Skolski on November 18, 2019
In an era when divisions in society seem more prevalent than ever, two UBC humanities professors are using the power of arts, history and philosophy to build bridges and address the world’s most pressing issues.
By Patty Wellborn on November 13, 2019
The Inspired Word Café is a community-based arts organization that plans training, workshops and poetic and literary readings. Organizers are now teaming up with UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies and the City of Kelowna to host a series of public readings and open mic sessions.
By Patty Wellborn on July 15, 2019
UBC Okanagan’s courtyard will once again be filled with the sounds of music as Opera Kelowna presents its annual Opera Under the Stars concert on July 31.
By Patty Wellborn on July 11, 2019
A new partnership between UBC Okanagan and Vernon’s Caetani Cultural Centre will help make artistic dreams come true for two student-artists.
By Patty Wellborn on June 26, 2019
Hosted by UBCO’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS), with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Summer Indigenous Art Intensive features a series of world-renowned speakers, undergraduate and graduate credit courses, and a group of resident artists who will be working to create new works.