Organ recital at Trinity Church

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

“Merging Visions” 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 March 10 and runs until April 4. Join us in the gallery, Saturday March 14 from 1-3 p.m. for Kelly and Karen’s artists’ reception, talk about art and their inspirations regarding this unique exhibit and why they joined their talents in this unique exhibit.

Refreshments will be served.

Trinity Church organ recital

Everyone is invited to welcome the new season with “Sounds of Spring,” a recorder and organ recital with Gill Pearce and David Cox at 7 p.m. March 20, at Trinity Church; located at 4766 Angus St.

Refreshments following and admission is by donation, with proceeds to The Bread of Life.

For more information, call 250-723-8362

Rollin looking for local artists

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 gallery during the 2016. season.

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. Call 250-724-3412 for more information.

Days with the Arts coming soon

A wonderful weekend of art and culture is in store for you April 25-26 with the purchase of a ticket for 2015 Days with the Arts.

Public venues and artist studios will be open to guests from 11 a.m. – each day.  You may choose to attend one day or both with ticket prices set at $20 for two full days or $15 for either Saturday or Sunday. Admission to venues, opportunities to win major or studio prizes, and a map showing locations.

Book donations needed for 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, encyclopedias, Reader’s Digest or 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.

Centennial Belles Fashion Show

The Centennial Belles present two historical fashion shows, “Fashion Fabulous,” Sat. April 11 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Echo Centre with 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. Tickets are $20 and include refreshments. Partial proceeds to the ADSS breakfast Club and Read and Feed Program.

What’s on at Char’s Landing:

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

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

• Sun., Mar 8, 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 (cash only) & Gayle’s Fashions.

Rainbow Room events:

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

• Sat. March 7 (Moon Tan from Winnipeg / Funk, Rock Originals with guests The Distributors)    Doors @ 9:00 p.m. $10

• Sun. March 8 (All ages show) Moon Tan Doors @ 1:00 p.m. $10

Tickets are available in advance or at the door.

 

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

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