Arts around Alberni: from magic tricks to Celtic class-sics

This, that and the other from here and there in Alberni's arts and entertainment scene.

Rollin Lines and Rhymes

Karen Poirier is a local artist whose work will be on exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre from Oct. 15 to Nov. 9.

‘Lines and Rhymes’, is the title of this show, which consists of a collection of florals and landscapes in watercolour and graphite.

Karen uses line, colour, shape and poetry to express thoughts and impressions that are a reflection of her world.

Degas the magicianist

Degas has been performing for more than 27 years and will be in Port Alberni Thursday, Oct. 27         at Char’s Landing.

He is enjoying the fine arts of magic, expanding his talents, making people smile and laugh, having a good time.

Degas is performing a kid-friendly pre-show at 4 p.m.

Admission is $7 and kids under 12 are free. Adult show is at 8 p.m. $12 advance and $15 at the door. Call 250-730-1636 to reserve your seat.

Banners  everywhere

A reminder to all banner artist’s that they are available, for a minimum donation of $25, for pick up at the Rollin Art Centre.

Deadline for pick up is the end of November. If not picked up by deadline all banners become the property of the Arrowsmith Rotary Club.

Tickets for Timbre! Choir

Love, Laughter and Legends — Broadway to the Beatles, is Timbre! Choir’s next concert.

The event is on  Saturday, Nov. 6 at the ADSS auditorium at 2:30 p.m. Season and single tickets are on sale at the Rollin Art Centre.

Magic cottage is coming

Craft and gift sale, handcrafts and treasures for Christmas, 3945 Fourth Ave, Saturday Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday crafts at artisans

The 29th annual Artisans Faire will be held at the Italian Canadian Hall, Saturday Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday Nov. 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This exciting Christmas craft fair is a treasure trove of handmade goodness, perfect for holiday shopping.

Admission is free, eats and treats provided by the Bread Of Life.7

Mistletoe Market coming

This year the Mistletoe Market at the Rollin Art Centre will take place from Nov. 12 through Christmas Eve.

Mark your calendars as you wont want to miss the gallery all dressed for Christmas.

You will be able to find all those gifts for that special someone.

Christmas in the Valley

It’s that time of year again. Giant Christmas Craft and Arts Fair.

Friday Nov. 11 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Glenwood Centre, 4480 Vimy St.

An eve of Celtic classics

Join Haley Dowlinsky, Beverly Hintz, Margaret, Julian and Robert Growcott, Claudette Sjerven and Julia Turner for an evening of Celtic to Classic music.

The event is on Nov. 20 at 2:30 p.m. and is a fundraiser for a wheelchair ramp at  Char’s Landing. Admission is by donation.

Limited seating, please call to reserve. 250-730-1636.

 

Melissa Martin writes Arts Around for the Community Arts Council.

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