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Music Schedule

Friday June 17 2016 Rollins Art Gallery /on the terrace / Gazebo

  • 5pm First Nations Opening song
  • 6pm Classical guitar Dennis Olsen
  • 6:45 pm House sound / set up
  • 7pm Jazz /Originals / standards with Mystic Groove
  • 2 sets 35 min / short break inbetween with house sound
  • 8 :15-8:30 End program . Procession to theatre starts, from Rollins to Capital Theatre
  • 9-11pm Capital theatre / Portal Players presents Lazy Mike and the Rockin Recliners

Sat June 18 2016 – Art Rave Presents “Solstice On The Street”

Argyle between 4th & 5th in front of Char’s Landing

  • 10am Opening song / Welcome by Jason Titian
  • 10 :15am Alberni Teens can Rock
  • 11am Art Matter’s “Surely You Jest” Puppet Theatre
  • 11:30am Jason Titian / Barry Bruyere, Songwriters/comtemporary traditionional
  • 12 pm Mystic (Looping) Groove, John Greenberg / Barry Bruyere, Songwriters with experiments!
  • 12:45pm Loopericon John Hughes, an amazing one man show
  • 1:15pm Coral Bloomberg & Diamond Dog’s Christina B, sweet harmony
  • 2:15pm Marilyn Smith, Songwriter / covers, a beautiful songstress
  • 2:45pm “Wild Card” musical show with various artists
  • 3:15pm House sound /set up / spoken word
  • 3:30pm Ross and The Boss, R&B /country veteran team
  • 4 :15pm House sound / set up / spoken word
  • 4 :30pm Morha Masala, Eceltic celtic, a cool mix of great sounds
  • 5:15pm House sound / set up
  • 5:30pm Marim-Bam Buzz, Marimba band with joyous vibes
  • 6 :15pm House sound / set up
  • 6 :30pm Dennis Olsen Trio (Dennis /Guido / Guy Langois)
  • 7:15pm House sound / set up
  • 7:30pm Mystic Groove, Special guests (Originals/covers /Jazz, Reggae, Funk)
  • 2 sets 40 min / 15 min break
  • 9:05pm House sound / set up
  • 9:20pm Ringside (Covers , full on upbeat funk, reggae etc.)
  • 2 sets 40 min / 15 break
  • 11pm Show’s over folks

Sunday. June 19, 2016 – Art Rave Presents “Solstice On The Street”

Argyle between 4th & 5th in front of Char’s

  • 10am Opening & Spoken word with Mike Mallin & Winter Darby
  • 10:20am Roland / Barry Bruyere, Country /Folk, originals / covers
  • 11:30am Misha Monroe with her new band
  • 12:15pm House sound / set up / spoken word
  • 12:30pm Old time Fiddlers carrying on a great tradition
  • 1:15pm House sound / set up
  • 1:30pm Midnight Rider / solid veterans / covers / country
  • 2 sets / 40 & 35 min / 15 min break
  • 3pm Art Matters “Physchedlic Shakespeare”
  • 7 pm Solstice volunteers & participants meet for beer at Char’s Landing
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Port Authority Celebration May 28, noon to 4pm

Port Authority Celebration The Port Alberni Port Authority will open up the waterfront to the public with a Port Day celebration on Saturday, May 28.  Read the AVNews article.

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Tickets Now Available

SOLSTICE ARTS FESTIVAL TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE

Tickets are now available at the Rollin Art Centre, and Char’s Landing. $20 adults, $15 seniors and students (13-18), $50 family pass (2 adults and 2 students) and children 12 and under are free when accompanied with adult pass. For more details please follow us on Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AlberniSolstice, www.facebook.com/rollinartcentre, www.portalberniarts.com, www.avenue.zone, alberniartrave.org, atthecapitol.org, or call the Rollin Art Centre at 250-724-3412.

The Solstice Arts Festival, June 17th-19th, brings four Alberni Valley arts groups together under one umbrella for an unforgettable weekend of artists, art exhibits, music, theatrical performances and street entertainment fun for the whole family.

The Community Arts Council of the Alberni Valley – “Days with the Arts” spearheaded the Festival, joined by Portal Players Dramatic Society, Alberni Art Rave Society and the Art Matters Society – F.A.C.E., in bringing this new community event to the Rotary Arts District.

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Solstice on the Street Schedule: Sat. & Sun, June 18, 19 2016

All Day Events

  • Rubbings Table: All ages and abilities. Work with artists to create a piece of take-home art.
  • Mixed Media Table: Collaborate on a series that celebrates Solstice. ages 5 yrs. to adult and Sun weavings for children five and under who can make a take-home sun.
  • Artist Demo: Tamas Zalatnai, internationally known jeweler & sculptor will be working on a repousser bronze piece that celebrates Solstice.

Scheduled Events

  • Saturday: 11 am and 2 pm & Sunday: 1 pm
    Musical Easels: Artists and Public paint a sun-themed piece on canvas while music plays. When the music stops, artists rotate one canvas and work on the adjacent piece.
  • At regular intervals throughout the weekend.
    • Life Drawing Demo: The Jane Austin group dressed in 18th century costumes will be moving freely around the area, pausing to allow artists and the public to draw or paint their images.
    • Still Life Circle: Try your hand on a still-life arrangement.  Paper and drawing materials are provided.

Art Rave Sound Stage – Saturday June 18

  • 10:30 Spoken Word Artists
  • 11 a.m.  – 6:15 pm an assortment of local entertainers
  • 7 – 9 pm band
  • 9 – 11 pm band

Art Rave Sound Stage – Sunday June 19

  • 10:30 am Spoken Word Artists
  • 11 am  – 1 pm an assortment of local entertainers
  • 1:30 pm band
  • 2 :15 – 3 pm band
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Contest

POSTER CONTEST SOLSTICE

Alberni/Art Rave welcomes artists working in all media, crayons to digital to 3D, to create a bright, eye-catching creation that celebrates Summer Solstice.

Along with bragging rights, the piece itself will be a featured part of the Art Rave Group Art Show which will be held at the Rollin Gallery on June 17th through June 30.

If possible please submit a 300 dpi jpg photo of your work to albernisolstice@gmall.com. Please ensure the word “Contest” is displayed in the subject line. Or… drop off your original art, clearly marked with your name & contact info to Rollin Gallery or Main Artery at Harbour Quay. For more info, Call 250-735-8430 or email albernisolstice@gmail.com

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Deborah Phillipp, Liquid Motion Exhibit, Vancouver

Port Alberni artist, Deborah Phillipp, who was part of last year’s Festival group show, is having a show in Vancouver. If you’re in the City, it’ll be so worth seeing

Deborah Philipp “Liquid Motion”
April 7 – 24, 2016
Opening Reception April 9th, 6-9pm

Wendel Gallery
1490 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3S1
t: 604-722-6987
e: info@wendelgallery.com
Gallery Hours:
Mon – Sat 9am-6pm; Sun by appointments

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Community Call Out to Artists of all Ages!

SolsticeFest

CALL TO ARTISTS

GALLERY SHOW – ROLLIN ART CENTRE GALLERY

Community Call Out to Artists of all Ages!
The Art Rave Society of Alberni invites community artists of all ages and stages to submit an original piece of art that best represents Solstice.
We welcome artists working in all media, crayons to digital to 3D, to create a bright, eye-catching image that celebrates the longest day of the year and the glorious beginning of summer in the Alberni Valley.
Along with bragging rights, the creator of the image chosen by our judges will receive a pass to all weekend events and shows featured during the Solstice Arts Festival- Alberni Valley, June 17th-19th, 2016.
The piece itself will be a featured part of the Art Rave Group Art Show which will be held at the Rollin Gallery.
Details:. If possible please submit a 300 dpi jpg photo of your work to albernisolstice@gmail.com . Please ensure the word “Contest” is displayed in the subject line.
Or… drop off your original art, clearly marked with your name & contact info to Rollin Gallery or Main Artery at Harbour Quay.
Please note the deadline for submission is now Friday, May 25th, 2016. For more info, please call Jill at 250-735-8430 or email your questions to albernisolstice@gmail.com

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Alberni Hospice Society Art Sale

artsaleA way for artists to give back to the community…
The Alberni Hospice Society is looking for donations of Art.
for their Art Sale Fundraiser for Ty Watson House on April 9th.
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Rotary Arts District Corps

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