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Extraordinary Experiences for Adventurous People

January 15 – February 2, 2020

What is Living Things?

In short, this is Kelowna’s International Arts Festival. It’s groundbreaking theatre, art, and performances that will leave you feeling exhilarated. These are the shows that get big cities buzzing… and they’re coming here.

Will you be there?

For everyone, at any age, and any budget

Tickets for All

Festival Passes and general tickets are on sale now!

Hello, Festival Passes

We are thrilled to offer Living Things Festival Passes for the first time. Passes can be used to redeem 1 ticket per show* and are just $130 or $95 for students.

Catch 12+ shows and events & SAVE 51% with your Festival Pass — But HURRY!
Passes are extremely limited.

Introducing the

2020

Living Things

Lineup

An extraordinary lineup of shows, performances and events that are sure to inspire, entertain, and provoke thought and conversation.

The 4th Annual Living Things Festival will include performances from South Korea, the Netherlands, Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton and the Okanagan Valley.

From talkative rice cookers, over-the-top interactive drag bingo, to a stand-off between armies of French baguettes, the 2020 Living Things lineup is not to be missed. Besides, Schmetflix isn’t going anywhere, but this may be the only time you get to experience shows like this!

 

Upcoming Shows + Experiences

Art Exhibitions at The Alternator

Art Exhibitions at The Alternator

The ‘Multimodal Landscape’ combines the exquisite sounds and colors of nature to make an expressive Visual Music interactive installation. ‘Fields of Light’ explores light and physical material in a topological composition of the Okanagan Valley.

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Experiment in F# Minor

Experiment in F# Minor

On a large table sits a collection of bare speakers of all shapes and sizes. As guests move through the room, human shadows trigger an interactive music composition in F# minor.

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Objects in Motion

Objects in Motion

Objects in Motion Various Artists January 28, 2020Objects in Motion presents a night of rare international animated shorts curated by local artist and animator, Myron Campbell. Settle in for an...

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Sounds Like Things

Sounds Like Things

Sounds Like Things is an experimental concert event that breaks musical boundaries, opens minds, and challenges listeners to hear in new ways.

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Cuckoo

Cuckoo

Cuckoo Jaha Koo January 30, 2020 incluA journey through the last 20 years of Korean history told by a bunch of talkative rice cookers. In bittersweet and humorous dialogues, Jaha and his clever rice...

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Cuckoo

Cuckoo

A journey through the last 20 years of Korean history told by a bunch of talkative rice cookers.
In bittersweet and humorous dialogues, Jaha and his clever rice cookers take you on a journey through the last 20 years of Korean history, combining personal experience with political events and reflections on happiness, economic crises and death.

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We Need volunteers. You need tickets!

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Volunteers Get Sweet Perks!

Look, we’re artists. We get it! Share your time and talents with us and we can hook you up.

All volunteers will get admission into the performance they are volunteering for, one complimentary ticket to an additional show of their choosing during the festival, and a free 1 week or 1 month pass to Modo Yogo in Pandosy Village!

Check out the different dates, performances, and volunteer positions and sign up for the shifts you would be able to work.

Support for the 2020 Living Things Festival is generously provided by:

Support for the 2020 Living Things Festival is generously provided by:

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