The Community Arts Council is asking all artists who would like to put their name forward for the 2015 Days with the Arts Tour. The committee is getting an early start by seeking all interested artists. This event only happens every other year and is a large fundraiser for the Community Arts Council. If you are interested, please call the Rollin Art centre for more information at, 250-724-3412.
Get your art in the gallery
The Rollin Art centre is now accepting applications to all visual artists to submit an application to exhibit their work in our fine arts gallery during the 2015 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 or you can download an application at www.portalberniarts.com. Deadline is April 30.
Band seeks new members
The Alberni Valley Community Band is seeking new members. All wind and brass instruments are welcome. The band is a concert band presently composed of 16 adult musicians assisted by two students.
They play a variety of music arranged for concert bands; from marches and selections from the classics, to themes from Broadway shows and movies. The band, conducted by Cory Miller, meets Wednesdays from 7–9 p.m. in the E. J. Dunn School band room. For more information please call Wayne at 250-724-4739, or Manfred at 250-724-6780.
Learn life drawing
DRAW Gallery offers life drawing workshops. ‘Open Studio’ features live model figure drawing.
Artists gather together to paint, sketch or sculpt from different live models. The models will provide a long pose, which will give participants time to complete their work.
Teen Night welcomes all young artists every Monday from 6–8 p.m. Open Studio takes place every Tuesday and Wednesday, 6–8 p.m.
Please call Astrid at 724-2056 and book your spot.
Big band dance at Bavarian hall
Don’t miss Dance into Spring with the Harbour City Big Band and special guests ADSS Senior Jazz band on Saturday, April 5 at the Bavarian Centre. Tickets are $15 (cash only) and are available at Rollin Art Centre, Pete’s Mountain Meats and from band members. The centre is located at 3031 Fourth Ave.
Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council.