Popular Choice Awards

IMG_1411-001This year the popular choice award went to Todd Robinson
With Nancy Wilson and Brad Piatka equal runners up

The student art piece was ‘Hawk Girl’

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Summer Hiatus

sunHi Art Rave members! Many of us will be away in July and August so the Art Rave Board has decided to take a summer Hiatus.
That means there won’t be Art Rave Socials in July and August at Char’s.
Enjoy your summer everyone!

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Festival photos from Saturday

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Music Schedule

Friday night reception Jazz and more ! June 19

Special Guests

  • Brett Myrfield
  • Mystic Groove
  • (Barry Bruyere /John Dryden / John Greenberg /Dave Auld )
  • Jazz / Originals
  • Live Art / by Art Rave Members
  • Cool Vibe house sound music
  • Mystic Groove 2nd set ending 11pm

Art Rave Saturday June 20th

  • Welcome / spoken word Steven Novik, Paul Moller 1pm – 1:30 pm
  • Brett Myrfield /originals singer songwriter 1:30 – 2pm
  • Misha Monroe /originals singer songwriter 2pm -2:30 pm
  • Marilyn Smith /originals singer songwriter 2:30- 3 pm
  • Barry Bruyere / Valley Mystics
  • originals / singer songwriter 3pm – 3:30 pm
  • Old Time Fiddlers 4:pm – 4:45 pm
  • Ross and the Boss cool country 4:45 – 5 :30 pm
  • Port Alberni All Star Jam /house sound /comedy /spoken word 5 :30pm –8 :pm
  • Line up to be announced
  • Mystic Groove originals / jazz / reggae / funk 8:15 -9 pm
  • Cruise Control country to rock 9 :30 -11pm 2 / 40 min sets 20 min

Sunday June 21 , 2015

  • Welcome /Jolleen Dick / aboriginal day 12:30 – 1 pm
  • spoken word Steven Novik / Winter Darby
  • Gwen Hunt / set up / house sound 1pm – 1:30
  • Play / Buckaroo Bob 1:30 – 2pm
  • House sound / set up 2 – 2:30 pm
  • Morha Masala (eclectic celtic ) 2 :30 – 3 :15 pm
  • House sound / set up 3:15 -3 :45 pm
  • Marim -Bam-Buzz 3:45 – 4 :30 pm
  • Art Rave Wrap up party Char’s Landing
  • Mystic Groove 7 pm – 9 pm
  • Tasman Jude Reggae band 9pm – 11pm

 

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Volunteer times

Volunteers can look up their times by scrolling down the page past “volunteers needed”, Click here

Or you can look up by venue

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Where to Art Ravers come from?

ArtRaversFrom all over the valley and some from as far as Victoria.  Mapping just half of Art Rave members shows the highest density is in South Port.

Some pins have no room for names

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Live music Mystic Grove and Tasman Jude Sunday

IMG_7671HELP!!!!  still needed on the Festival Site, June 20th & 21st. Also some slots next week at the Capital Theatre.
Besides being part of this fun community event, volunteers will receive a ticket for FREE Pizza and admission to a concert evening at Char’s Landing on Sunday night, June 21st at 7PM.  On stage 7-9PM. Mystic Groove with original jazz and beyond

Sunday 9-11 pm, don’t miss Tasman Jude, The Soldiers of Love Recruitment Tour.  This Reggae band is wrapping up their second Australian tour and return to tour Canada from Halifax to Port Alberni. Their most recent album went #1 on ITunes.
Art Rave sincerely thanks Char’s Landing for donating free admission to our hard working volunteers. Char’s Landing will be extending it’s closing time during the Festival, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Kennedy O’Donovan receives Art Rave Bursary

ADSS- Congratulations to ADSS grad, Kennedy O’Donovan, recipient of this year’s Art Rave Bursary! Kennedy is going on to study music at UVic.
Quote from Kennedy’s application, “Music makes everything make sense.”
Best wishes to this fine young woman in all her future endeavours.

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ADSS student work included in “Spotlight On Art”

Breaking news!!!
Art Rave is delighted to announce that ADSS student work will be included as part of the group show on display at Art Rave’s “Spotlight On Art” Show at the Capitol Theatre June 20th to 26th.
Gallery hours 10.30 to 5, 20th to 26th June., Capitol Theatre.
There will be a gallery reception Friday, June 19th from 7-11PM. Tickets are on sale at Swale Rock Café, Gayle’s, Rollin Gallery, Char’s Landing. Music, Art, cash bar and appetizers from some of Port Alberni’s best restaurants

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Volunteer schedule by venue

Rollin Art Gallery Saturday June 20, 2 voluteers per 2 hr shift

  • Saturday noon – 2:00  : Erin Ryding
  • Saturday 2:00 – 4:00 : 2 volunteers needed
  • Saturday 4:00 Walk the mermaid from Rollins to festival site at the quay

All Ages Tent #1 at the Quay: 3 Volunteers per 2.5 hour shift.  ‘Wands’ Facilitator is Colleen:

  • Sat: noon – 2:30 : #1 Judy Thompson, #2 Linda Vissia, #3 Jennifer Walters
  • Sat: 2:30 – 5:00 : #1 Jillian Mayne, #2 Pam Webster, #3 Jeanette Carnell
  • Sun: noon – 2:00 : Pam Webster, Jeanette Carnell
  • Sun: 2:00 – 4:00 : Colleen Clancy, Anita Shankar

Spotlight on Art at the Capital 2 Volunteeers per 3.25 hour shift

  • Sat. June 20th 10:30 – 1:45 Karl Korven, Ann Cullen occasionally.
  • Sat. June 20th 1:45 – 5:00 volunteers needed
  • Sun. June 21th 10:30 – 1:45 Judy Thompson, Ann Cullen occasionally
  • Sun. June 21th  1:45 – 5:00 Yannis
  • Mon. June 22th 10:30 – 1:45 Ann Cullen
  • Mon. June 22th  1:45 – 5:00 Yannis
  • Tues. June 23th 10:30 – 1:45 Ann Cullen, volunteer needed
  • Tues. June 23 1:45 – 5:00 Carolyn Ness, volunteers needed
  • Wed. June 24th 10:30 – 1:45 Ann Cullen, volunteer needed
  • Wed. June 24th 1:45 – 5:00 Tamas, Carlyn Ness
  • Thurs. June 25th 10:30 – 1:45 Ann Cullen, volunteer needed
  • Thurs. June 25th 1:45 – 5:00 Tamas, volunteers needed
  • Fri. June 26th Chris and Robert all day

Photo Booth / Info Support Tent at the Quay: 2 volunteers per 2.5 hr shift

  • Sat: noon – 2:30 #1 Carolyn Ness, #2 Kerri Gibson,
  • Sat: 2:30 – 5:00 #1 Lily Diotte, Terry Deakin
  • Sun: noon – 2:00 Linda Vissia, Jennifer Walters, Beatta Granneman
  • Sun: 2:00 – 4:00 #1 George Bowden, Lily Diotte, Robert Gunn

Demo Tent, at the Quay: 2 volunteers per 2.5 hour shift

  • Sat: noon – 2:30 #1 George Bowden, #2 Tamas,
  • Sat: 2:30 – 5:00 Volunteers needed
  • Sun: Noon – 2:00  #1 Gordon Dick, #2 Tamas
  • Sun: 2:00 – 4 #1 : Jill Mayne
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