Arts Around Alberni: from word play to Mousetrap day

This and this from here and there around Port Alberni's arts and entertainment scene.

Take a journaling workshop

Cynthia Bonesky will hold a two-day art journaling workshop Saturday, Oct. 13 and Sunday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rollin Art Centre. Cost is only $50 for the two-day workshop. A supply list will be made available when you sign up. Space is limited. Please call 250-724-3412 to reserve your spot.

Make your own trading cards

Cynthia Bonesky will lead an Artist Trading Cards Workshop on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 1–4 p.m. at the Rollin Art Centre. Cost is only $25 for the afternoon. A supply list will be made available when you sign up. Space is limited. Please call 250-724-3412 to reserve your spot.

Last chance to go wild

Wild Observations is the current art exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre, and runs until Oct. 16. This exhibit showcases a unique collection of paper collage by artist Debbie Goodman. The pieces she creates are composed entirely from coloured and patterned specialty paper, which come from many countries of origin.

The gallery is located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street. The gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Artists pair up for new show

Artists Halina Tayour and Meghann Rader will team up for a dual exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre from Oct. 18–Nov. 14.

Tayour will showcase her glass frameworks and Rader will bring her pieces in acrylic and mixed media collage to the walls of the Rollin.

Don’t miss their artists’ reception on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 1–3 p.m. in the gallery. The gallery is wheelchair accessible and admission is free.

A better Mousetrap plays the Capitol

Portal Players Dramatic Society presents, Agatha Christie’s popular stage presentation, The Mousetrap, at the Capitol Theatre Oct. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 & 31. Advance tickets are $15 adults and $13 seniors, at the door $18 and $16. Tickets available at the Rollin Art Centre.

 

* Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council, the home of the Rollin Art Centre.