Is it possible to move away from fossil fuels and live a more joyful life? That is the question NASA atmospheric scientist Peter Kalmus explores in the film, Being the Change: A New Kind of Climate Documentary, presented by World Community on Tuesday October 9th at 7 pm in the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College, Courtenay.
Ever wondered why some of the old Scots lived to great age? Though, in moderation, the old “wee dram” may be a well-vaunted part of a successful longevity, it now seems that social dancing going back to at least 1500 is an essential and more important part of the Scottish elixir of youth. Several recent studies show that Scottish Country Dancing seems to delay the symptoms of ageing, by exercising both the body and the brain in a pleasant relaxed social atmosphere.
Direct from the UK, Mama G is bringing her brand new show exclusively to Cumberland! Mama G’s Story Time Roadshow combines pantomime, drag and the traditional art of storytelling to spread the message of being who you are and loving who you want. Mama G’s Story Time Roadshow aims to introduce the themes of equality and self acceptance to young audiences and their families. The performance is a fabulous mix of stories, songs and audience participation. There may even be a twerking competition – so get practicing!
Comox United Church will show the film Payback on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7 pm. This NFB documentary, based on Margaret Atwood’s bestselling book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth, offers a fascinating look at the concept of Debt and how it influences relationships, societies, governing structures and the fate of the planet itself.
It’s not just a pretty place. Touring musical acts find the positive reception for live music in the Comox Valley exciting and inspiring. And, that’s a big reason local event producers are able to attract top-shelf performers. Take Astrocolor for example, a band with intercontinental cred, booked to play the Waverley Hotel on Friday Oct. 12. The group clearly brightens at the prospect of play for the happy dancing audience here.
As the days shorten and autumn draws us into new routines, CVAG has new events and programs to offer. Read on to learn more.
The Pearl Ellis Art Gallery is pleased to feature a solo exhibition by Comox artist Svea Swanson from September 18 to October 6. Svea began painting after a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis in 2000. She found the flow of oil paint onto canvas matched her own rhythm and helped to ease the constant pain she was experiencing.
World Community is partnering with the Immigrant Welcome Centre for a special screening of the award-winning documentary, After Spring, at 7pm, Tuesday Sept. 25 in the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Courtenay. The film, produced by Jon Stewart, premiered at...
The Evergreen Club is hosting a Trash and Treasures sale on Sunday October 21 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Florence Filberg Centre Conference Hall.