Arts brief: what’s happening on Alberni’s arts scene

The Naden Band, Art Rave seeks artists and more on the Alberni arts scene

Naden Band here in Alberni

Alberni District Secondary School Theatre, sponsored by the ADSS music department presents The Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy Pacific Fleet Dixie, Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation.

Art Rave seeks artists

Art Rave, one of four organizations working under the umbrella of the Solstic Arts Festival, will be sponsoring an art show at The Rollin Art Centre from June 17-30.

Artists from all media are invited to submit work to the curators in a digital format, on or before March 18, to albernisolstice@gmail.com. Preference will be given to pieces 24” x 24” and smaller if the work requires inside display.

Int’l Women’s Day photo show

The Alberni Community and Women’s Services Society and Art Matters Society, in conjunction with local Girl Guide leaders, are holding a juried photography show.

The show is open to girls and women in the Alberni Valley. Submit a photo of a woman who has inspired you and drop it off at the ACAWS reception desk, 3082 Third Ave. There is a $2 entry fee and submissions are due by Feb. 26.

Categories are for ages nine–15 years; 16–19 years; and adult women. Photos will be displayed March 4–8.

Donate books to Rollin

Rollin Art Centre is currently accepting any gently used books, DVDs, CDs and puzzles for their annual book sale, which will take place May 13–14.

Books can be dropped off at Rollin Art Centre just inside the main door, under the staircase in the big wooden box.

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