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Capitol Theatre and Bumblebee Toys entertain kids of the Kootenays

Capitol Theatre joins with

By Chris Holland

For generations the Capitol Theatre has been bringing in talented and diverse groups that inspire the imaginations of the children of the Kootenay region.

With spirited live entertainment that inspires and contributes to the culture of our community, the Capitol Kids Series has been a perennial host of the buffet of on-stage fun and excitement.

This year, the Capitol Theatre joins with to offer a fun giveaway for young theatre goers attending shows for the series. Bumblebee Toys will donate two large wooden Venture Pirate Ships valued at $200 each, to be given away live during the 2010/11 season.

The adventure starts with The Story of Esther by Major Conrad Flapps, then to the International Magic of ¿Qué Bolá? from Cuba, Flyn’ Bob swings in with his One Man Three Ring Circus and the series ends with a wonderful interpretation of The Velveteen Rabbit by Kathryn Popham.  This year the series has something of inspiration for everyone. has a mission to inspire the imagination and nourish the senses.  That is why they teamed up with the Capitol Theatre and their quest to enrich the imagination and minds of children through live entertainment.

“We are very fortunate to have such a wonderful cultural opportunity with the diverse events featured at the Capitol Theatre Kids Series,” said Neil Harrower, Capitol Theatre executive director.

“It takes a village to raise a child and we are excited to do our part by providing live entertainment opportunities to youth and young families.”

To find out more about The Capitol Kids Series and get tickets, go online at or call 250-352-6363, and when you go to the show keep a look out for your chance to win one of two Venture Ships from  See you at the Theatre.