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PR – Wildwood: Sunday Social – Joseph teBulte

the frontman and main songwriter for B.C. Folk-Rock band, Last Horse Standing. Joseph will be sharing an up-close solo performance. A musical blend of Alternative Country, Rock, and Singer-Songwriter.

A Celebration of Kathaumixw

Academy Choirs and the Powell River Chorus present favourite songs from the International Choral Kathaumixw repertoire in a celebration of music and community. Unfortunately the continuing effects of COVID-19 made it impossible to hold Kathaumixw this year, but this event will keep alive the spirit of the festival until we can meet again next year.

PR – Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Susan Simmons will tell the inspiring story of her journey with MS – from struggling to walk to becoming an ultra marathon swimmer who successfully swam across the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

For information or to Register mmerlino@prpl.ca

PR – Passages of Rhythms

A fusion of traditional and contemporary movements, Passages of Rhythms is hybrid- a cross-pollination of cultures enabling the body to move and transform through complex rhythms, sensation, shapes, and voices.  Alvin Erasga Tolentino  merges three duets created for three diverse artists and showcasing three different genres – Flamenco, Bharatanatyam, and voices for the body celebrating Asian Heritage Month in May 2022.

PR – ‘Friends at Easel’ Group Exhibition

to June 20. An group exhibition featuring various artists who have worked with artist/educator Ursula Medley. M-F 8:30-4:30 at VIU-Powell River
“For many painters this exhibition is an opportunity for artists to exhibit their work for the first time, and to be supported by experienced painters in our community. ‘We rise by lifting others’. I like to think that inside each of us is a creative place. – Ursula Medley
Featuring:
Doreen Allan
Lesley Armstrong
Zoe Byers
Joey Cram
Steve Drosdovech
Melody George
Louise Gloslee
Steve Grover
Arleigh Hambleton
Denise Hayes
Bad Karen
Allan Larson
Ursula Medley
Patricia Peters
Evelyn Russell
Mike Robinson
Glen Roscovich
Joanne Saunders
Lynn Webster

PR – Wildwood: Sunday Social – Spud and Turnip

AKA David Spragge and Dennis Fox.  They were originally Texada Island boys’ going way back to the early 60’s. They like to play rootsy and bluesy music together on guitars as a duo. Spud does most of the grinning and Turnip does most of the pickin. Yer going to dig these guys. Always preferring a carrot with their schtick you just can’t beet ’em.
19+ Family Friendly till 9PM

PR – Will’s Jams – Sunday Family Series

Join JUNO-nominated bilingual musician Will Stroet of Will’s Jams as seen on CBC Kids, for a fun family concert. Will and his band will perform high-energy rock-pop music in English and French full of witty wordplay and sing-along choruses. He’ll feature new songs from his 11th album, “Big Shiny Spoons,” along with some fan favourites. Will has performed 2000+ shows at festivals, theatres and schools across Canada and China.

1 hour event, no intermission
Adults $25 Youth $10
Tickets available online, at PRAM ticket office 604 485 9633 or at the Peak Newspaper office

PR – Artifact Series: Get Creative with historical still life

Mar 25: The Salish Sea with Kimmy Faerie – objects relating to local maritime history.

April 22: Coastal Forests with Kathryn Neun – object that relates to qathet’s forestry history.

May 27: Island Life – Choose an object to draw from a selection of historical items from Savary Island.

Registration recomended.

PR – Grant Lawrence and Friends

An evening of stories & songs. Author and Broadcaster shares stories from his books and podcasts. With Special musical guests, Ashleigh Ball (Hey Ocean); Leeroy Stagger; Tyler Bartfai (Powell River).

PR – Wildwood: Sunday Social: Evan Symons

Since his last show here in November, he did a winter tour of BC and Alberta. He will be playing an eclectic mixture of original and cover tunes including folk, indie rock, country classics and a few numbers from out in left field.

PR – Mappa Workshop with Bettina Matzkuhn

May 20, 21, 22. Mappa is Latin for a square of cloth. Maps and embroidery share the potential for narrative and the importance of details. We will explore a personal cartography through the textile medium.

$200 – bursary available.

More info and register: here

PR – Rock or Bust – The Ultimate AC/DC Tribute Band

Rock or Bust achieves a high energy rock show that will have you out of your seats rockin’ till the end of the show and wanting more. With Rock or Bust playing all the hits like Highway To Hell, Shook Me All Night Long, Hells Bells, Back In Black and many of the other great songs that AC/DC has come on out for a rockin’ good time.

  • Tickets can be purchased at the Recreation Complex.  $37.50 per ticket (GST included).

PR – Painting Classes in Oil or Acrylic for Beginner Painters

May 18, 25, Jun 1, 8. Always wanted to learn to paint? Started painting years ago, then ‘life got in the way’? With painting demonstrations by Ursula you will learn the steps to build an acrylic or oil painting from the ground up. Learn about composition and layout, develop your work with more detail, how to use value, basic colour theory, brushwork and personal mark making to create a dynamic painting.

Come prepared to be challenged and have fun in a supportive environment. $150.
Supplies list provided with registration
Classes fill quickly.
To reserve your spot:
Please pay by E-transfer to ursula.medley@gmail.com

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