August 2011 archive

Public Art in Kelowna – Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars, stop # 55 in the Guide to Public Art, is a gigantic mural on the back wall of a commercial building in on Spedding Court in Rutland.  Billed as Kelowna’s largest mural, it covers the entire back wall of a building, about 165 feet long and 25 feet high. The mural …

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Public Art in Kelowna – Levels

Levels

Levels, by Judson Beaumont, is stop #1 in the Guide to Public Art brochure (PDF) published by the City of Kelowna.  I can’t, however, find it on the City website’s  Public Art Collection page.  No problem.  I was able to find it in real life, thanks to the note in the brochure, which directed me …

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Public Art in Kelowna – Natural Language

Natural Language

Natural Language is Stop #12 on the Public Art in Kelowna tour.  Outside the main Library at 1380 Ellis Street is a 12-foot high stainless steel mobius form and a stainless steel spiral bench. The mobius strip rotates!  You can walk right up to it and spin it.  Kids sit in the bottom loop and …

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Public Art in Kelowna, BC – Bear

Hidden Bear

Bear is, I think, the newest and one of the very best pieces of public art in Kelowna.  Stop #15 on the Public Art in Kelowna tour, Bear is directly across from City Hall in Stuart Park. Unveiled at the official opening of Stuart Park in September 2010, the sculpture is a blue powder-coated frame …

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Pretty Good Thunderstorm

I was at the last Falcons baseball game of the season.  The sun was shining, and then … we were in the middle of a thunderstorm.  A big honking thunderstorm. Rain in Kelowna, BC (mp3) Too bad the Falcons won’t have a chance to make up that game.  It was lucky I left the ball …

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