Last week for Bonesky exhibit

Book donations, spring concerts and more on the Alberni arts scene.

There is only one week left to stop by The Rollin Art Centre to get a chance to see our current art exhibit. You won’t want to miss this amazing exhibit featuring much loved artist, Cynthia Bonesky; showcasing her amazing talent in paintings. This exhibit features her incredible eye for details in portraits combined with her love of travel. Stop by the gallery today, this exhibit ends April 1.

New show April 7

The next art exhibit, titled “Wandering,” promises to be an exciting exhibit, featuring local photographer, Roland Semjanovs. Join us in the gallery and help support local artists, for his photographic exhibit which begins April 7 and runs until April 29. Colourful, vibrant and detailed is what comes to mind when you see this exhibit. Join us in the gallery Saturday April 9 from 1-3 p.m. for a chance to meet Roland and share some refreshments.

Call to all artists

If you are an artist that is looking to showcase your work, here is the perfect opportunity. The Rollin Arts Centre has a call to artists, which offers you a chance to have your very own art exhibit in the beautiful gallery for 2017. If you don’t have enough pieces, don’t worry, we can always match you up with another artist to have a joint show.  Applications are available online or at the Rollin Art Centre.    Deadline is April 30.

Old book donations

The Rollin Art Centre is still taking all your gently used books for our annual giant book sale. The event is taking place on a new weekend this year; Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14. Books can be dropped off at Rollin Art Centre.

Spring concert

Conductor Bonnie Wallbank and Barkley Sounds Community Choir are excited about their spring concert, Sunday, April 17 at ADSS auditorium. “Let’s Shake it Up!” promises a sparkling mix of rock ‘n roll, folk, and contemporary classics. Guests will be Phil’s Harmonic’s String Orchestra, Dennis Olsen on guitar and Justin Johannesson on drums. Concert time is 2:30 pm. Tickets are on sale now, $10 at Rollin Art Centre (cash only).Salmonberry’s and Echo Centre, or $12 at the door

Timbre! celebrates

Please join Timbre! Choir as we celebrate Pat Miller’s retirement as she conducts her last concert as Musical Director of Timbre!  “Time To Say Goodbye” is this name of this bittersweet concert to be held Sunday, April 24 at 2:30 pm at ADSS Theatre. A “Cake and Coffee” reception will be held at ADSS after the performance. Tickets are now on sale now and are available at Echo Centre, Rollin Art Centre (cash only), Finishing Touches, Salmonberry’s and from your favourite choir members. Adults/Seniors – $20 and Children/Students (under 18) $5.

 

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council, at the Rollin Art Centre.

 

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