A night out in Alberni

Portal Players Dramatic Society and helloalberni.com present “An Evening Out” with Dennis Olsen on Saturday, Feb. 2 at The Capitol Theatre.

Portal Players Dramatic Society and helloalberni.com present “An Evening Out” with Dennis Olsen and special guests, Storm Warning, on Saturday, Feb. 2 at The Capitol Theatre.

Doors and lounge open at 7 p.m. and music starts at 8 p.m.

Partial proceeds from this event will benefit the Vancouver Island chapter of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, in recognition of February being Heart Month.

Tickets are on sale now for $15 in advance. Tickets remaining on show night will be $20 at the door. Tickets are available at the Rollin Art Centre at Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street and The Capitol Theatre box office at Fourth Avenue and Argyle Street. Online tickets can be bought through links found on www.atthecapitol.org and www.helloalberni.com.

This special evening includes live music, entertainment and interviews. Well-known local guitarist Dennis Olsen will share his fascinating journey as a musician, from his early days, through to today as a performer, recording artist and a mentor to his students.

“An Evening Out” will feature acoustic performances by Olsen, and later, a set with the band Storm Warning. Host Peter Wienold will be joined on stage by co-host Denis Levasseur, who together with Olsen was the other half of the Denis & Dennis performing duo.

The night also features a chat with Chris Arthurs, director of Portal Players’ upcoming Reefer Madness musical production.