Rollin exhibit features watercolours

A colouring book, a new exhibit and more on the Alberni arts scene.

Everything Fitz

The current art exhibit features artist Carol Schulz and her colourful water colour paintings. This exhibit, titled- Impressions of the Seasons, runs until Oct. 29. Carol’s paintings capture the vibrant colours of autumn while whispering the soft colours of spring.

Every wall is covered by beautiful landscapes celebrating all seasons.

Join us in the gallery on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 1-3 p.m. for an opportunity to meet Schulz and share some refreshments.

Colouring book

We have decided to give another extension for adult colouring book applications in hopes that everyone takes the time to help make this a successful book.

This colouring book will highlight all the wonderful landmarks and special places the Alberni Valley is known for.

Please submit your 8” x 10” line drawing, black and white only, to the Rollin Art Centre for an opportunity to have your drawings published in a colouring book, just in time for the holidays.

Young or old, and everyone in between, this is an opportunity to share your doodles with everyone.

It doesn’t matter if you are a skilled artist, this project is for everyone to have fun with while helping raise funds for the Rollin Art Centre. The new deadline is Saturday, Oct. 15.

Fiddle concert

The Community Arts Council is excited to present the fiddle and step dance concert  and family-based group, Everything Fitz – The Fitzgerald’s on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at the ADSS Auditorium.

Celtic jigs and reel, old time favorites, vocal arrangements, choreographed group dance and more.

The Fitzgerald Family, featuring three-time Canadian grand master fiddle champions- Julie, Tom and Kerry Fitzgerald- present an eclectic program that blends traditional jigs and reels, bluegrass, jazz standards, Celtic and show-stopping Ottawa-Valley step dancing, rounded out by guitarist and vocalist Nate Douglas.

Everything Fitz is an energetic, virtuosic, tradition- celebrating outfit.

Tickets are $20 and are now available at the Rollin Art Centre.

Christmas craft fair

The 42nd annual craft and arts fair takes place Nov. 11-13 and tables are still available to sell only handmade items.

If you are interested please contact  Marica Green at 778-421-2425.

Film

festival

The Dressmaker – will play on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 5:00 p.m., This Changes Everything – Sun., Nov. 13 at 5:00 pm.  Passes and tickets available at the AV Museum, Single Film – $10.00 per person.

Single film tickets will be at the door on show nights. For Information Contact the:  AV Museum 720-2863.

Char’s concerts

Thursday, Oct 13 from 8-10 p.m.- Lowell Friesen – Indie-Folk/Alt-Country.

Thursday, Oct 20 from 8-10 p.m.- Doc MacLean National Steel “Zulu Skies” Blues Tour BC.

Friday, Oct 21 from 8-10 p.m.- Kristian Braathen Trio, Featuring Miles Black and Jodi Proznick – Jazz.

Friday, Oct 28 from 7-9 p.m.- Bev Zizzy – benefit concert PAGO Grannies fundraiser.

Saturday, Oct 29 from 8-10 p.m.- Parker Abbott Trio – two pianists and a drummer – multi-faceted jazz.

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council. Call 250-724-3412.

 

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