Trail & District Arts Council: Get your groove on in October

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The Teck Family Series kicks off this Sunday with RUPLOOPS: The Human Radio.
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Beatboxing and bhangra with a touch of education
Teck Family Series presents Ruploops: The Human Radio
October 15 at 2 pm

Trail and District Arts Council kicks off the Teck Family Series on Sunday, October 15th with a fusion of beatboxing, bhangra and live looping.
RupLoops’ new interactive show, The Human Radio, will take you on a journey of sound, exploring anatomy, geography and culture. Through body percussion and beatboxing, Rup demonstrates and teaches how the body is a musical instrument, exploring how it allows us to create and listen to music. With a mix of hip-hop, blues and bhangra, The Human Radio tunes into themes of home, identity, culture, justice, dignity and celebration. Using live looping, and an arsenal of eclectic instruments from around the globe, Rup creates a pulsating, entertaining, and engaging musical experience.
Rupinder Sidhu, aka RupLoops (roop-loops), has shared stages with Chugge Khan, Rajasthan Josh, Tanya Tagaq, Shane Koyczan, Delhi 2 Dublin, Michael Franti, and Jeet Thayil.
Rupinder’s other work includes contemporary fusions of classical ragas; scores for the National Film Board of Canada; remixes of vintage Bollywood tunes; and experimental compositions for dance and theatre productions.
Local beat boxer Finn Kinghorn will be sharing his skills as he opens for this fantastic show.
The Teck Family Series shows are recommended for families with kids aged 5-10. The series also includes Motus O Dance Theatre’s Petrouchka, Mr. Fish the science, magic and circus guy, and Story Theatre’s Rumpelstiltskin—all on Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now. Series Passes are only $40! And a family of 4 pass is just $144.
Single tickets for individual shows are $15.

Quick calendar

October 15 – Ruploops: The Human Radio (music/children), Teck Family Series, The BaileyTheatre, Trail
October 15 – The Glass Castle (film), Sunday Cinema, The Royal Theatre, Trail
October 19 – Downchild Blues Band  (music), The BaileyTheatre, Trail
October 20 – 6 Guitars: Chase Padgett (music/comedy), E2, The BaileyTheatre, Trail
October 21 – John McDermott (music), The BaileyTheatre, Trail
October 15 – Their Finest (film), Sunday Cinema, The Royal Theatre, Trail
October 26 – Ron Halliday (music), Jazz at the Griff, Muriel Griffiths Room, The Bailey Theatre, Trail
October 28 – Norman Foote The Howl: A Musical Masquerade, (music/children) The Bailey Theatre, Trail – FREE EVENT
October 29 – The Only Living Boy in New York (film), Sunday Cinema, The Royal Theatre, Trail
October 30 – Burton Cummings (music), The Bailey Theatre, Trail
November 3 – White Buffalo (storytelling), Alpine Grind coffee shop, Columbia Avenue, Rossland – By Donation
November 5 – Menashe (film), Sunday Cinema, The Royal Theatre, Trail
November 7 – Barenaked Ladies (music), The Bailey Theatre, Trail
November 12 – Petrouchka: MOTUS O Dance Theatre (theatre/dance/children), Teck Family Series, The Bailey Theatre, Trail
November 13 – The Debaters Live! On Tour (comedy), The Bailey Theatre, Trail
November 14 – Music of Junk: Stories of the Junkyard, (music), Performing Arts Trail, The BaileyTheatre, Trail
November 23 – Kootenay Jazz Ensemble (music), Jazz at the Griff, Muriel Griffiths Room, The Bailey Theatre, Trail

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