upcoming events

My Neighbourhood: Paintings by Joe Johnston Jan 26th – Mar 3rd 2018

My Neighbourhood: Paintings by Joe Johnston Jan 26th – Mar 3rd 2018

Acrylic paintings of Fort St John and the Peace Region by local artist Joe Johnston. Opening reception to meet the artist Friday Jan 26 from 7-9 pm with music by Quartet Intermezzo. Free and all welcome!

Saturday February 17th – Peace Fusion Dance presents their 1st Annual Dance Showcase

Saturday February 17th – Peace Fusion Dance presents their 1st Annual Dance Showcase

Peace Fusion Dance Company will showcase a number of their competitive dance numbers prior to attending dance competitions in Nanaimo, Phoenix, Red Deer, Calgary and Grande Prairie this year. The Dance Showcase will feature special guests including numbers from Studio 2 Stage Dance Academy, Alchemy Dance Collective, Dawson Creek Dance Company, and others. There will be dances in various styles including tap, modern, lyrical, ballet, hip hop and more.

Friday Feb 23 – The Vagina Monologues

Friday Feb 23 – The Vagina Monologues

Join us for the 20th anniversary of the Vagina Monologues! The award-winning play is based on V-Day Founder/playwright Eve Ensler's interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace the piece celebrates women's sexuality and strength.

March 7 & 8 – Ecole Central Elementary – Disney’s Aladdin Kids

March 7 & 8 – Ecole Central Elementary – Disney’s Aladdin Kids

The story you know and love has been given the royal treatment! Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the princess, Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will test his will and his moral character.

June 7-9 – 4th Annual Bright Nights in June

June 7-9 – 4th Annual Bright Nights in June

Come Celebrate the Arts in Fort St. John! You are invited to join the North Peace Cultural Centre in a celebration of the arts June 7th to the 9th at Bright Nights in June. This year there are a number of exciting events planned including Art Stars, a roundtable discussion regarding working in the Arts, our Gala evening with the theatre performance, The Legend of George Jones featuring Duane Steele, and a chance to see and experience a number of different art forms at our Art Market and Big Print Day.

Friday June 8 – The Legend of George Jones featuring Duane Steele

Friday June 8 – The Legend of George Jones featuring Duane Steele

The second night of Bright Nights in June continues with an amazing performing paying tribute to a country music icon. Come early to enjoy appetizers, drinks, art displays, local history and more. Evening starts at 6:30, the incredible Tom Cole will open the show at 7:30. Be part of a special tribute to the man considered to be the greatest country singer of all time - George Jones. In a career that lasted more than 50 years, “the Possum” evolved from a young honky-tonker to a music icon as he recorded more than 150 albums and became the symbol of traditional country music. His music continues to inspire artists of all genres. Award-winning singer/songwriter Duane Steele and his band will take you on a journey of Jones’ life through stories and songs.

Saturday, June 16 – The Comic Strippers

Saturday, June 16 – The Comic Strippers

A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Constantly grooving and gyrating in between scenes they banter with the crowd and perform their hilarious twist on improv sketches. They sing, they “dance”. These guys are oiled up and ready to make you laugh at them.

Sunday June 17 – Derek Edwards – Alls I’m Saying

Sunday June 17 – Derek Edwards – Alls I’m Saying

Alls I’m Saying is brazenly tentative! Like a sniper with the hiccups, Derek Edwards takes aim at life's galling moments, exhales slowly and jerks back the trigger. A riotous evening of homegrown comedy -- like taking a ride in an open golf cart with a good friend and a 6 pack.