Arts and culture focus of candidates’ forum Nov. 6, 6-8 p.m.

NEWS/ CIVIC ELECTION 2014 — Mayoral and Council candidates will speak to arts and culture in an all-candidates forum on Thursday, Nov. 6, 6-8 p.m. at The Art We Are.

artweareEach candidate will be given two minutes to answer the question, “Why is arts and culture important to the development of Kamloops?” Questions will then be taken from the floor.

The forum is organized and facilitated by the Kamloops Arts Council.

“We want to make sure the arts stays on the table during the municipal election and beyond,” said Kathy Sinclair, executive director of the Kamloops Arts Council. “A thriving local arts and culture scene serves locals, attracts visitors, new residents, and businesses, and makes our community a vibrant place to live.”

WHO: Mayoral and council candidates. The public is welcome to attend and contribute their own questions.

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 6, 6-8 p.m.

WHERE: The Art We Are Cafe, 246 Victoria St.

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