New art Exhibit at Rollin debuts in March

A new exhibit, a call for book donations and more on the Alberni arts scene this week.

This is the last week to view the current “Colors Within” Art exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre. Miroslava Gojdova is the featured artist showcasing her many artistic talents ranging from photography to drawings and paintings.

This exhibit runs until March 7.

New art exhibit at Rollin mid-March

“Merging Images” is the title of the next art exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre featuring two artists, Kelly Carter and Karen Gamble, which combines photography and pyrography. This exhibit begins Mar.10 and runs until April 4. Join us in the gallery, Saturday March 14th from 1-3 p.m. for Kelly and Karen’s artist’s reception, talk about art and their inspirations regarding this unique exhibit, refreshments will be served.

Call to all artists

It’s that time of year again. The Rollin Art Centre is now accepting applications to all visual artists and artist groups to submit an application to exhibit their work in our Fine Arts Gallery during the 2016 calendar year.

Don’t miss this opportunity to have your own Art exhibit or group exhibit. Application forms are available at the Rollin Art Centre.

Deadline is April 30, 2015. The Gallery is located at the corner of 8th and Argyle St., and open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues., to Sat.

Call 250-724-3412 for more info.

Days with the Arts coming soon

A wonderful weekend of art and culture is in store for you on April 25 and 26 with the purchase of a ticket for 2015 Days with the Arts.  Public venues and artist studios will be open from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.  Tickets are $15 per day or $20 for both.

Your wristband or ribbon includes admission to venues, opportunities to win major or studio prizes, and a map showing locations.

Book donations for annual sale

The Rollin Art Centre is  accepting only  your “like new”  books, DVDs, CDs, and puzzles for their annual book sale, which takes place on May 8-9, 2015.

Please no Library books, magazines, National Geographic, encyclopedia’s, Reader’s Digest and textbooks.

Our donation box is located at the Rollin Art Centre, inside, under the staircase in the wooden box.  Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 3061-8th Ave. or call 250-724-3412 for more info.

What’s on at Char’s Landing:

• Sat., Feb 28th, 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues-two benefit showings

• Wed., Mar 4th, 8-10 p.m., Concert – Big Little Lions CD Release with Helen Austin– alt folk

• Thurs., Mar 5th, 6-10 p.m., Casual Concert – To the Moon with Cody – Acoustic & Indie with hints of Pop (pay what you can)

• Fri., Mar 6th, 8-10 p.m., Concert – Joe Stanton

• Sat., Mar 7th, 8-10 p.m., Concert –  Lonnie g – Visions of Gumbo – folk/blues/jazz

• Sun., Mar 8th, 8-10 p.m., Concert – Craig Cardiff

• Thurs., Mar 12, 8-10 p.m., Concert – Blue Moon Marquee – Gypsy Blues

• Fri., Mar 13, 8-10 p.m., Concert – Aaron James & the Black Water – neo-soul, alt-blues, rock

• Sat., Mar 14, 8-10 p.m., Concert – Matthew Lien – Vancouver Island Solo Tour – Folk

Advance tickets available at Char’s Landing, Rollin Art Centre & Gayle’s Fashions

Rainbow Room events:

• Fri. Feb. 27 (House of David Gang / Bob Marley Tribute.) Doors @ 9:00 p.m. $20

• Fri. March 6 (The Broken Group Band / Funk, Rock, Reggae) Doors @ 9:00 p.m. $10

Tickets are available in advance or at the door at the Rainbow Lanes.

 

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council.

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