Art college “brats” coming up at Rollin

The next art exhibit featured at the Rollin Art Centre will be a joint exhibit, titled, “Art College Brats."

The upcoming exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre features artwork from Pamela Holl Hunt

The upcoming exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre features artwork from Pamela Holl Hunt

The next art exhibit featured at the Rollin Art Centre will be a joint exhibit, titled, “Art College Brats-

when two neighbours discover they went to the same art college 50 years previously.”

This creative and colourful exhibit will showcase the works of Chris Doman and Pam Holl Hunt. This exhibit will run from Nov. 3 – Nov. 29.

Current exhibit

Carol Schulz and her colourful watercolour paintings are currently on exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre until Oct. 29.

This exhibit, titled Impressions of the Seasons, captures the vibrant colours of autumn while whispering the soft colours of spring.

Every wall is covered by beautiful landscapes celebrating all seasons.

Museum meeting

The A.D. Historical Society welcomes writer and historian Lynne Bowen as guest speaker at tonight’s (Oct.20) fall meeting at 7 p.m. the Alberni Valley Museum.

Bowen’s topic will be the Italians in British Columbia with stories of these immigrants going back as far as 1860.

Find out where they settled, what jobs they did and the rich culture they brought with them. We know we had a large Italian-Canadian community right here in Port Alberni.

Bowen’s talk is free and open to all. Following the meeting, you will have a chance to purchase Bowen’s book and to enjoy a social time over tea and coffee.

Fiddle concert

Bring in the holiday season with family-based group, Everything Fitz – The Fitzgerald’s, on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at the ADSS Auditorium.

Celtic jigs and reel, old time favourites, vocal arrangements, choreographed group dance and more.

The Fitzgerald Family, featuring three-time Canadian grand master fiddle champions Julie, Tom and Kerry Fitzgerald, present an eclectic program that blends traditional jigs and reels, bluegrass, jazz standards, Celtic and show-stopping Ottawa-Valley step dancing, rounded out by guitarist and vocalist Nate Douglas.

Tickets are $20 and are now available at the Rollin Art Centre. This is a major fundraiser for the Rollin Art Centre, so please come out and support it.

Film festival

The Dressmaker will play on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 5:00 p.m., This Changes Everything – Sun., Nov. 13 at 5:00 pm.

Passes and tickets available at the Alberni Valley Museum.

Single Film – $10.00 per person.

Single film tickets will be at the door on show nights. For Information contact the AV Museum 720-2863.

Classical concerts

A Classical Concert Series is to begin with the first of three concerts on Sunday, Feb. 12 with the Bergmann Piano Duo.

The second and third concerts will feature the Borealis String Quartet on April 9 and Musical Intima on May 14.

Admission is by series subscription only, $100 for all three concerts. There will be no individual concert tickets sold.

Subscriptions are available at the Rollin Arts Centre, Char’s Landing box office or from committee members.

 

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council.