The Zaniac Comedy Show: a gut-busting delight for the whole family

VERNON, BC— When was the last time you laughed as hard as your kids? With the energy of ten thousand suns, Alex Zerbe shines like a comedy beacon as he bounces from one end of the stage to the other like an untamed rubber band in The Zaniac Comedy Show! The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre proudly presents the wild return of The Zaniac Comedy Show on Saturday, March 4 at 2:00PM as the fourth performance in the 2022-23 SPOTLIGHT Season’s Kids Series.

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Sebastian Gaskin | OnSTAGE Concert at VDPAC

VERNON, BC— A sincere and sensual voice with lyrics to bring out your softer side, award-winning R&B singer-songwriter Sebastian Gaskin takes the stage in an intimate OnSTAGE Concert at the Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre on Friday, March 3, 2023, at 7:30PM.

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Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre announces timeline for stage restoration

VERNON, BC— The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre (VDPAC) now has a timeline for restoration following water damage to the theatre’s main stage and auditorium in December. The theatre will have to be closed for most of February for stage floor replacement. Fortunately, two popular annual events, the Snowed In Comedy Tour (January 28, 2023) and the re-scheduled Banff Mountain Film Festival (February 3 & 4, 2023), a Vernon Search and Rescue fundraiser, will go ahead.

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Bollywood dance champion teaches kids to love themselves, inside and out

VERNON, BC— Forget the diets and the fitness binge! Come laugh, dance, and love yourself at a celebration of bodies of all shapes and sizes! The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre proudly presents Karima Essa’s Body Positive Bollywood Dance Show on Sunday, January 29 at 11:00AM as the third performance in the 2022-23 SPOTLIGHT Season’s Kids Series. Due to the recent flood at the theatre, this performance will take place at the Priest Valley Gym in the Greater Vernon Recreation Centre.

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Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre stage flooded by burst pipe

VERNON, BC— The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre Society (VDPACS) is saddened to announce that a burst pipe has damaged the theatre’s main stage, forcing the cancellation of tonight’s concert performance.

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A stylish, dynamic, multimedia tour-de-force: Rick Miller’s BOOM X comes to Vernon

VERNON, BC— Twenty-five years. One hundred voices. One man. The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre proudly presents BOOM X, created by and starring Rick Miller on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 7:30PM as the third performance of the 2022-23 SPOTLIGHT Season’s Theatre Series.

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Charismatic Crowd-favourite Michael Kaeshammer brings his Coast-to-Coast Tour to Vernon

VERNON, BC— The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre is extremely proud to present the return of internationally acclaimed pianist, singer and songwriter Michael Kaeshammer on Friday, December 2, 2022, at 7:30PM as part of the 2022/23 SPOTLIGHT Special Presentations Series.

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Beloved children’s theatre company returns to Vernon with holiday classic A Christmas Carol

VERNON, BC— When the clock strikes two… you’ll be visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future, and a whole host of festive and delightful characters! The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre proudly presents the return of DuffleBag Theatre’s production of the Charles Dicken’s classic, A Christmas Carol, on Sunday, November 27, 2022, at 2:00PM as the second performance of the 2022-23 SPOTLIGHT Season’s Kids Series.

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Canadian Roots-Rock Icons Blackie and the Rodeo Kings bring their 25th Anniversary Tour to Vernon

VERNON, BC— The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre proudly presents Blackie and the Rodeo Kings with special guests Digging Roots and Terra Lightfoot in concert on Sunday, November 13 at 7:30PM as part of the 2022-23 SPOTLIGHT Special Presentations Series.

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First Nations storytellers spin a tale of misadventure and giving back to the earth for theatregoers of all ages

VERNON, BC— When you take something from the earth, you must always give something back. That is the theme of Kwantlen First Nations story of Th’owxiya, (Tho-WOX-eeya), an ancient ogress with a taste for… children! The Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre proudly presents Axis Theatre’s award-winning Th’owxiya - The Hungry Feast Dish on Sunday, November 6, 2022, at 2:00PM as the first performance of the 2022-23 SPOTLIGHT Kids Series.

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