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A Tribute to the Vocal Beauties of
May 18 /2013
Jazz, R&B, gospel and soul music is a big part of Sibel Thrasher's life; so much
so, you might say it runs through her veins. "My mother said I came out
singing," said the Vancouver-based singer. "And I've been singing all my life."
Thrasher not only sang, she also listened - to the music of pioneer black
singers like Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Lena Horne, Mahalia
Jackson and Ella Fitzgerald. Her admiration for these six legendary singers
encouraged her to put together her own show, entitled Tribute to the Vocal
Beauties of Song.
studio credits include recording with everyone from Donna Summer and Long John
Baldry, to Roy Ayres and Linton Garner. Besides touring the world with the
Platters, she's also opened for R&B legend Etta James, and has received many
accolades along the way.
was named the Vancouver Sun's Entertainer of the Year and in 2004 was inducted
into the B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame.
musical theatre, she had roles in shows such as Blues in the Night,
Black and Gold
Revue I and
II and The
Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, as well as starring in the longest-running
stage production of Ain't Misbehavin'. Along the way, she's also developed her
acting skills. Her film and television credits include Zapped, Vice Squad, Death
Wish II, Rumble in the Bronx and Tales From the Crypt her most recent movie in
2013 "Twist of Faith with Toni Braxton.
Thrasher is bringing a four-piece all-star band with her. The band includes Doug
Louie on piano, Henry Young on guitar, bassist Paul Blaney and drummer Chris
A sampling of some of the songs Thrasher will cover include Holiday's (and
Smith's) Ain't Nobody's Business, and classics such as All of Me, Stormy Weather
and Wonderful World.
And while she said she enjoys the music of all six pioneers of song featured in
the show, she does admit a special fondness for the gospel of Mahalia Jackson
and the jazz of Ella Fitzgerald.
It's that enthusiasm for music that Thrasher has brought to everything she's
done over the years.
"I want people to feel my soul through their soul," she said. "I feel like I've
been blessed and I want to sing until my last breath."
Group of 4 tickets $80
Babes on Broadway II
CELEBRATION SINGERS STYLE!
May 31 /2013
The Celebration Singers aka Babes on Broadway are at it again!
They are preparing an energetic, high kicking journey through musicals from the
1960's - early 1990's.
Come see the gangsters and the waifs from the high jinx of "Chicago" and "Fame"
to the haunting melodies of "Les Miserables" and "Evita"!
Prepare yourself to laugh, to cry, but mostly to be entertained!!
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$17 Students and Seniors
$10 Children 12 and under
Can be purchased by calling Donna at
or at the door
The Fab Fourever
June 1 /2013
Yes, The Beatles are coming to Creekside Theatre!!!
Well not the real Beatles of course, but the next best thing. The Fab
Fourever feature the talents of four musicians,
plus an amazing keyboardist for accompanying parts. Featured as John, is Kevin
Davey, supported by Jody Tennant, who plays Paul, with Jean Luc as George, Paul
Kaszonyi adding the driving rhythm force, Ringo, and Blake Mackay on keyboards.
"It's like going back in time" says Tennant, who wasn't even born when the
Beatles were together as a musical quartet, "We structure our show so that the
audience sees the full timeline of the Beatles progression from mop-topped
rockers, to the introspective kings of flower power, to the swan-song of the
Beatles catologue Abbey Road and Let It Be."
"No era goes untouched," adds Davey. The Fab Fourever
endeavor to be as authentic to the Beatles and their sound in every way. All of
the music is performed live, without the use of backing tracks or vocal
overdubs. Costume changes, complete with matching instruments, have been
researched and the attention to detail is unprecedented.
Foremost, The Fab Fourever are Beatle
fans, and that appreciation of the music translates into a passion and an energy
onstage, that becomes infectious! Audiences, again and again, are struck by the
"musical transcendence" that unfolds.
Come hear your favourite Beatles songs from the early years to the final rooftop
concert. See amazing costumes, authentic gear, plus enjoy the richness of a
fifth member on keyboards.
This is a show you won't forget! See The Fab Fourever - Canada’s # 1 Beatles
Visit the band website at
www.fabfourever.com for more information.
$23 students /seniors
Group of 4 tickets $84.00
The “LIFE AFTER LAUNDRY” Ladies CLUB
Robin Craig Toyah Willcox
Brümilda Van Rensburg
June 29 /2013
Doors open at 6pm for PreShow:
Wine and Dessert bar, Art Gallery & More!
of Three is a delightful anecdote about friendship, perseverance and hope that
celebrates the strength of the older woman.”
The Power of
Three is a feel good comedy filmed in London, England and starring three age 50
something actresses: Toyah Willcox (British), Robin Craig (Canadian) and
Brümilda Van Rensburg (South African). Three friends, separated by time and
distance, rediscover the bonds of friendship and reunite to improve their lives.
Dreams aren't just for the young. This movie is the first movie ever that stars,
was written by, directed by, scored by and produced by women over age 50. The
film has been an Official Selection and audience favourite at the Women's
International Film Festival (Miami), the Brooklyn Girl Film Festival (New York)
and the Toronto Independent Film Festival. The movie has had premieres in London
and Johannesburg but not in Canada.
We decided to team up with the ``Life After Laundry`` Ladies CLUB (based in Lake
Country, B.C.) to combine our Canadian premiere with a fundraiser for charity. I
came to Oyama to recuperate last May after being hit by a car. The wonderful
people I've met in the Okanagan convinced me that all the hard working women
here deserve a feel good movie that honours and celebrates the older woman.
Our Canadian star, Robin Craig, is a veteran of Wind at My Back, Degrassi, the
Shaw Festival and many other engagements. She is also an "Okanagan Woman" having
spent her childhood summers with her grandparents in Oyama. We are pleased to
announce Robin Craig will be a special guest at this Canadian premiere." Ann
``Life After Laundry`` Ladies CLUB officially started in January 2013. We are a
growing group of women of all ages. Our goal is to help the community of Lake
Country in a variety of ways, from donating to charity, to helping out residents
who may have fallen on hard times all the while having fun! Check us out on
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