Arts around Alberni: from Timbre to the max to hot wax

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

Meet artists for Rollin show

The Rollin Art centre’s next exhibit is a joint show with artists Adina Barugolo and Peter Leclerc titled Time Passages. This exhibit showcases styles of mixed mediums.

Join us in the gallery on Saturday, April 14 from 1–3 p.m. to meet the artists, exhibit runs from April 13 to May 9th. The gallery is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street. Admission is free and the building is wheelchair accessible.

Festival of Choirs April 20

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents the 10th annual Festival of Choirs on Friday, April 20 at the church chapel, 4816 Compton Rd., at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Choirs participating include: the Church of Latter-Day Saints adult and men’s choir, Barkley Sound’s Community Choir, AV United Church Choir, Lighthouse Apostolic Church Choir, Trinity Church- Anglican and Lutheran Choir, Holy Family/Notre Dame Church Choir and Phil’s Harmonics String Orchestra.

Musical magic with Timbre!

Timbre! Choir presents Musical Magic with musical director Patricia Miller, Sunday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the ADSS Auditorium.

Tickets are on sale at The Rollin Art Centre, Echo Centre, Salmonberry’s, Somass Drugs and at the door. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors/students and $6 for children.

Teas need assistance

The Rollin Art Centre is asking for donations of small tea pots and two-tier china plates for this summer’s Teas on the Terrace.

If you are able to donate these items, please drop them off at the gallery during regular operating hours.

Learn to paint with hot wax

Echo Centre is hosting two encaustic painting workshops on Saturday, April 28. The first workshop is from 9:30 a.m. to noon for beginners with local artist Dorothy Murphy.

Learn the basics of encaustic painting and take home a variety of 4×6 art cards.

An intermediate workshop with Debby Afferman and Donna Ramsay will be held from 1:30–4 p.m. Participants will learn more advanced techniques. Registration fees include all supplies. Call Echo Centre at 250-723-2181 to register.

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