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All Candidates Forum: Arts + Culture

  • Cannery Brewing 198 Ellis Street Penticton, BC V2A 4L5 Canada (map)
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The Penticton Arts Council is proud to be hosting the 2018 Penticton All Candidates Forum on Arts + Culture as part of the Arts Rising Festival. Robin Robertson is the moderator.  Candidates TBA. Thank you to Pat and everyone at Cannery Brewing for being our venue sponsor. 

As the kick-off event to the 2nd Annual Arts Rising Penticton Festival, the Penticton & District Community Arts Council will be presenting an “All Candidates Forum on Arts & Culture” on September 20th, at Cannery Brewing Company (198 Ellis Street).

Candidates for Penticton City Council who are in attendance will all be given equal opportunity to present their plans for the future of the Arts in our city. This forum will be moderated by Robin Robertson.

Participating Candidates (to date)


  • Jason Cox

  • Andrew Jakubeit (incumbent)

  • John Vassilaki

  • Dominic Wheeler

City Council:

  • John Archer

  • Duffy Baker

  • Karen Brownlee

  • Daryl Clarke

  • Glenn Clark

  • Christopher Evasin

  • Joe Frocklage

  • Isaac Gilbert

  • Lynn Kelsey

  • Jesse Martin

  • Doug Maxwell

  • Christopher Millin

  • Jenine Nicholas

  • David O’Brien

  • Marie Prior

  • Kevin Proteau

  • Frank Regher

  • Katie Robinson

  • Connie Sahlmark

  • Judy Sentes

  • Campbell Watt

Doors open to the public at 6:30 pm and the forum will run from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.

This event is free to the public, but seating capacity is limited.

Update: Arts Rising: All Candidates Forum - Sold Out

Thank you to everyone who registered for a ticket(s) for the All Candidates Forum on Arts + Culture.

Due to the great interest in this event and limited seating capacity:

- We are advising that everyone with a ticket to please arrive at 6:30 PM to claim a seat.

- We will be releasing open seats at 6:45 PM

- The event will start right at 7:00 PM.

If you did not secure a ticket and would still like to attend, there may be limited seating available. Please arrive at the Cannery Brewing at 6:30 pm let the organizers know that you do not have a ticket and you will be directed to a waiting line. Unclaimed seats will be redistributed on a first come, first serve basis.

Later Event: September 21
Sculpture Walk: Friday + Saturday