Sunshine Coast Canada
Arts, Heritage + Culture
Non-profit Society Network

PR – Powell River Farmers’ Market

Saturday 10:30 – 12:30; Sunday 12:30 – 2:30. 8 to Sep 25-26. An old-fashioned, country-style market selling fresh, locally grown farm and garden produce, home baking, honey, soap, woodcrafts, jewelry, and a variety of original items hand-crafted by local artisans. AND, the musicians and train are back!

PR – Artique Gallery

A Co-operative Gallery consisting of 30 members with a very wide selection of local original art, fine craft, handmade and art cards for every taste and budget. Safety protocols observed. We run a guest artist program or, if you would like to become a member artist, applications are always welcome. Look for us on Alberni St. just up from Marine Drive. 6820 Alberni St, Powell River, 604.485.4837

PR – The Rainforest Circus presents ‘Submerged’

Friday, August 20th @ 1pm & 4pm  |  Saturday, August 21st @ 1pm & 4pm  |  Sunday, August 22nd @ 11am & 2pm

Submerged is a vibrant theatrical presentation that takes place in the forest. It will incorporate aerialists among the trees, original music and soundscape, clown, dance, poetry and installation art – all inspired by the theme of Submerged —woven together into a live performance.

Location: Millennium Park Trails, Powell River Recreation Complex. The show takes place along the Triple Bypass Trail beside the skate park.

PR – Ron Campbell at the Seasider

The Seasider Bistro is open again! Join the fun every Friday evening for great food, Powell River’s best patio view, orcas, eagles – and Ron Campbell’s LIVE music Fri at 5:00 pm. Old-time Blues and Jazz from a master musician and entertainer.

PR – Saturday Night Jam

Back at the Carlson Club.

The club will continue to follow COVID protocols; Therefore, at this time we ask that you enjoy the music off the dance floor. House Band – Doug Loren Dan Steph.
Come on down, have a drink, enjoy the music, and BEST OF ALL, enjoy the company 🎵🎸🍻

PR – Francesca Mirai at The Wildwood Public House

An evening of live folk music  taking place on the unceded territory of the Sliammon, Hul’qumi’num and Homalco Nations.
$15/ PWYC. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please consider paying the full amount if you are financially able, to support artists while making the show accessible to all. Gas and ferries are very expensive and your contribution makes touring possible.

PR – Information Session – Community Art Space

Come join us or our first official info session! We are launching a new community art space in Townsite, located in the Rodmay Hotel. Amplitude Arts Society will be a non-profit arts society open to anyone who wishes to become a member. This info session is to introduce ourselves, the space, and the vision for our space. After a brief introduction, we are looking forward to your input, suggestions and ideas.

PR – What the Plus Opening Speaker Event with Prashant Miranda (intro by Koosen Devin Pielle)

Opening evening Thursday, July 22 – opens at 5:30pm : Prashant Miranda will give an artist talk on his sketchbooks as diaries.

Prashant Miranda grew up in Bangalore, studied at the National Institute of Design, India, and moved to Canada in1999. He designed children’s animated shows for TV in Toronto before moving on to pursue his passions as an artist. He spends time in the coastal rainforests on the west coast of Canada now, where he travels and documents his life through his watercolour journals, animates films, teaches visual art, illustrates children’s books and paints murals.

Opportunity: PR – Call to Artists – Symposium Digital Reel

Deadline Sept 6. As a part of a qathet Cultural Adaptations Symposium planned for Fall 2021, artists in the qathet region are invited to submit one image in digital format, to be displayed during the symposium at The Art Centre qathet public art gallery.

Please submit artwork which explores, but is not limited to:
land relations;
approaches that disrupt contested landscapes;
ideas around healthy ecosystems and management
How would you actively engage, support and champion the culture sector as a key player in land relations, the sustainability charter and climate action?

Summer Art Camp 2021

July 12-16. Ages 6-13.

$195 per week (includes supplies). Bring a lunch, snacks, water.

The Summer Art Camp is a week long camp in The Art Centre Studio, nearby forest and beach from 9am to 3pm.
We will explore multidisciplinary creative expression inspired by nature to develop each campers language of expression.

Register here.

PR – July Virtual Song Circle

“It’s my song and I’m gonna sing it.” This month we’re focusing on original songs. Come and share a couple tunes you’ve written (or if you’re not a songwriter, a couple of your best covers). We welcome audience members as well as performers. Log-in anytime after 1:45 using the Zoom link. If you haven’t performed at our song-circle before please check in in advance with Pat at pbuckna@telus.net and he can walk you through the zoom settings.
We plan to continue virtually through the summer and fall. It’s always great to have attendance from all over the continent, so mark your calendars and join us

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