Special to the News
The next exhibit at the Rollin Art Centre features a very talented young gal who will be showcasing her collection of pyrography.
Samm Moore grew up in the Alberni Valley and has recently discovered her love of this amazing medium. Moore will be showcasing her collection of pyrography in her first-ever, self-titled art exhibit. Mark your calendars as this show is truly amazing.
The exhibit opens Tuesday, Jan. 9 and will run until Friday, Feb. 2. Join us in the galley Saturday, Jan. 13 from 1-3 p.m. for a chance to meet Moore and see her amazing work.
ROLLIN ANNUAL WINTER CLOSURE
The Rollin Art Centre is currently closed for our annual winter closure. We will re-open Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. Happy Holidays!
RENEW YOUR COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP
Just a reminder to all current Community Arts Council members, and everyone else who would like to help in supporting the Community Arts Council, that all memberships can be renewed in January, 2018. The cost is only $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $22 for a family. Also available is an artist membership (call for more details) for only $25 annually.
As we are a non-profit organization we rely on the generous support of art patrons like you. So please, help support the Community Arts Council today so we can help support local artists tomorrow.
ROLLIN BOOK DONATIONS
The Rollin Art Centre will begin taking all your book donations beginning Thursday, Feb. 1 for our annual Giant Book Sale in May. Please hang onto your books until that time. The book bin is located on the main floor under the stairs.
BARKLEY SOUND COMMUNITY CHOIR
Let out your inner songbird! Come and join Barkley Sounds Community Choir every Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. at the United Church on Church St., beginning January 10, under new director Mike Villette.
Singing is fun and rewarding, builds confidence and community. No experience necessary, no audition required. $40 for the spring session, assistance available. For more info, please call Sylvia Springer, 250-723-7185.
CHAR’S LANDING CONCERTS
Thursday, Jan. 4, 7-9 p.m., Own the Stage – Amateur Musicians Perform Country/Bluegrass/Folk
Saturday, Jan. 6, 8-10 p.m., John Lee Trio with special guest Al McLean on sax – Jazz
Friday, Jan. 12, 8-10:30 p.m., Dance with Timeless – Golden Oldies & Country
Saturday, Jan. 13, 8-10 p.m., Cara McCandless Weekender Tour – Singer/Songwriter
Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council, at the Rollin Art Centre and writes for the Alberni Valley News. Call 250-724-3412.