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Port Alberni writer featured at Alberni Valley Words on Fire

Vicki Drybrough’s poetry and short stories have been published in anthologies and literary journals

ARTS AROUND: Grandmother and grandson team up for art exhibit in Port Alberni

This will be Pam Turner’s first art show in 17 years.

  • Sep 23, 2020

ARTS AROUND: Last chance to view First Nations art exhibit in Port Alberni

‘Together’ runs at Rollin Art Centre until the end of September

  • Sep 17, 2020

Smoky skies don’t stop plein air Paint Out in Port Alberni

Painting took place at Sproat Lake and Harbour Quay

Port Alberni’s DRAW Gallery opens new autumn exhibit

The exhibit features artwork by local and Vancouver Island artists

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre re-opens for autumn

Current exhibit features First Nations artwork

  • Sep 9, 2020
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ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni artwork available to view online

Rollin Art Centre re-opens to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 8

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre announces summer closure

Gallery will re-open on Tuesday, Sept. 8

  • Aug 26, 2020

Nuu-chah-nulth storytellers present online writing workshop

Three members of the Ucluelet First Nation will demonstrate the power of history and storytelling

Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni continues raising funds through COVID-19

New Bottle Depot account opened for Rollin Art Centre

  • Aug 19, 2020

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre hosts last workshop of the summer

Find out how you can support the Community Arts Council through COVID-19

  • Aug 12, 2020

Port Alberni artist pens dystopian novel

Haven Hold by Shelley Penner is set to debut on August 25

ARTS AROUND: Exploring nature with summer art camps

The Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni is hosting summer art camps for children

  • Aug 5, 2020

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre to hold artisan market

Market on Aug. 8 will also be a ‘mini book sale’

  • Jul 29, 2020

Two Island poets take the mic at Alberni Valley Words on Fire

The spoken word open mic event happens live via Zoom teleconferencing on Wednesday, July 29

Port Alberni’s Jacqueline Carmichael named board president for FBCW

Port Alberni writer has been on the Federation of BC Writers board for two years

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre re-opens with collaborative exhibit

“TOGETHER” features First Nations artwork and touches upon social issues

  • Jul 19, 2020