Arts Around: from the Bard of Scotland to the Wizard of Oz

The Travellers are being joined by a pipe band and the group will pay homage to the great ‘Bard himself on Jan 18. - Photo submitted
The Travellers are being joined by a pipe band and the group will pay homage to the great ‘Bard himself on Jan 18.
— image credit: Photo submitted

Travelers ode to the Bard

Paul, Tatyanna and Jairynn Kurucz, are nown by many as “The Travelers.”

The group will be performing this weekend to benefit The Rollin Arts Centre.

Titled, “A Splash of Tartan - A Tribute to Robbie Burns” the show will surprise many of the audience with old Scottish favourites to reminisce and sing along to.

Joining the travelers will be, the ever-popular, the West Coast Highlanders Pipes and Drums.

The event is on Sat., Jan. 18 at the Capitol Theatre from 1:30 3:30 p.m.  Doors open at 12:30 p.m.

All proceeds benefit the Rollin Arts Centre.  Advance Tickets are $10 or $12 at the door.  Tickets are available at the Rollin Arts Centre at 250-724-3412 or at Happy Soles Foot and Nail Care at 250-720-0397.

Seascape show at Rollin

“West Coast Composition as Expression” is the title of the Rollin Art Centre’s first art exhibit of 2014.

Local landscape and seascape artist Sally Walker’s exhibit of acrylic painting runs until Feb. 6th, 2014.

This exhibit is a wonderful display of locally inspired landscapes and seascapes. From sailboats to hydrangea’s and views from the West Coast this is a beautiful exhibit, and should not be missed.

Book it and give books

The Rollin Art Centre began accepting book donations for its annual book sale this week.

Please no National Geographic, Encyclopaedias, Reader’s Digest and textbooks

You can drop off any gently used books at the Rollin Art Centre in our book box under the stairs.

Thank you for your continued support.

The great and powerful Oz

Portal Players Dramatic Society presents one of the most beloved musical journeys, The Wizard of Oz, next month. Dorothy and the entire cast of Oz characters will appear on stage at The Capitol Theatre starting Feb. 21.

Tickets are available at the Rollin Art Centre and the Capitol Theatre Box office. Advanced tickets are $22 for adults and $17 for children 12 and under.

Needed: Glass jar donations

The Rollin Art Centre is looking for donations of all your washed milk cartons (any size) and glass jars (baby, spaghetti or jam jar sizes).

We will be collecting them all year to give to the schools to make the 2014 event bigger.

venue and Argyle Street, the gallery is open from Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council, the home of the Rollin Art Centre.

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