Local musicians/songwriters Sue Pyper and Julie Matthews are combining their musical talents in a performance April 2nd, at the First Tuesday fundraiser at the Mex Pub. The proceeds for this performance are going to the Comox Valley Transition Society.
The Comox Valley Art Gallery has instigated a gathering of community collaborators to look at and re-imagine possibilities for how humans, machines and data interface. The projects offer unique starting points for inquiry into the shifting terrain of shared language, intuitive and resonant gestures and communications – internally and in the world around us.
Many politicians and environmentalists champion technology as the solution to all of our problems. What if technologies are accelerating our problems? What would the solutions be? These are the questions that award-winning journalist and author, Andrew Nikiforuk, will be addressing in his engaging presentation on Tuesday, April 9th at 7 pm at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Courtenay.
A variety of short films made by local youth through the Comox Valley Art Gallery’s Youth Media Project will be showing on April 12th, 2019 at the Rotary Hall in the Florence Filberg Centre. It is a wonderful opportunity for the debuting filmmakers to ignite discussion about the things they care about.
Saturday, April 6th, The Slocan Ramblers will be rocking the Big Yellow Merville hall with a bluegrass concert extraordinaire. The Slocans, as 2019 Juno Award Nominees, are Canada’s bluegrass band to watch. They are creative and dynamic musicians, and have become a leading light of today’s acoustic music scene.
Mark your calendars, Festival supporters. May 1st will be the day to begin registering for the 2019 edition of the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival, to be held July 18th-21st. With 12 talented authors coming to Denman, this year’s festival promises to be every bit as stimulating as in the past for regular festival-goers, and a new treat for first time attendees.
CV Arts announces $2000 honorarium for best wordster. Comox Valley Arts (aka Comox Valley Community Arts Council) has begun the search for the third Laureate, a successor who can engage and inspire the community for the next two years.
On Saturday, March 23rd, L’Arche Comox Valley invites you to celebrate creativity and community at our 4th annual gala event, “Everything Belongs!” The Art of Belonging program brings together people with diverse abilities to create unique and original works of art.
Why I wrote the book has a simple answer; why I published it is much more complex. I wrote this book about fifteen years ago while going through a very difficult time in my life. My mother died; my wife decided it was time for a divorce; I could no longer do the job I loved, and I was forced to go on long term disability.