An oil painting by Dietrich Shlackl.

An oil painting by Dietrich Shlackl.

Days with the Arts tickets on sale

A new exhibit, a fashion show and more on the Alberni arts scene this week.

A wonderful weekend of art and culture is in store for you on Sat. April 25th and Sun. April 26th with the purchase of a ticket for 2015 Days with the Arts.  Over 20 artist studios and public venues will be open, from 11 a.m. –  4 p.m., featuring over 50 local artists.  You may choose a one day ticket for $15 or $20 for two full days.  The purchase of your ticket, a weekend wristband or single day ribbon, includes admission to venues, opportunities to win major or studio prizes, and a map showing locations. Check out the Coulson windows on upper Third Ave., for a sneak pre-view of some of the featured artists in this year’s event.

For the Love of Painting

The Rollin Art Centre’s current art exhibit “For the Love of Painting” will run until May 2, featuring beloved retired art teacher, Dietrich Schlackl.

Dietrich is showcasing his oil on canvas. Join us in the Art Gallery, this Saturday April 11th from 1-3 pm, for refreshments and to meet Dietrich and talk about his Love of Painting!

Centennial Belles tickets still available

The Centennial Belles present a two historical fashion shows, “Fashion Fabulous”, Sat. April 11 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Echo Centre.

Fabulous gowns from the Romantic era, the Victorian era, the Edwardian era and the Roaring 20s.

Advanced tickets available at Rollin Art Centre, Capelli Hair Design and Boutique Belles Amies for $20 and include refreshments. Partial proceeds to the ADSS breakfast Club and the Read and Feed Programme.

What’s on at Char’s Landing:

• Fri, Apr 10th, 8-10 p.m., Concert – Scott Shea– Let it Storm – Folk Roots – accompanied by Adam Dobres & Blake Palm

• Sat, Apr 11th, 8-10 p.m, Concert – Dr. Bones Blues

• Sun, Apr 12th, 7-9 p.m., Social – 2015 Yuri’s Night / World Space Party

 

Melissa Martin is the Administrator for the Community Arts Council.

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