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ART BATTLE - Comox Valley

12 Artists, 3 Rounds, 1 Winner. Competitive Painting Event!

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12 Artists-3 Rounds-1 Champ - Competitive Painting Event!

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Arts Events

Friday, February 23rd

ART BATTLE - Comox Valley

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Music

Live competitive painting. Now in the Comox Valley.  A high paced event that turns the painter into a warrior completing a piece of art in just 20 minutes, while you "the audience", become the judge. The winning painter earns a cash prize and a spot at the Art Battle Regional Finals in Victoria in...

Tamar Ilana and Ventanas

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Music, Seniors

Singer/dancer Tamar Ilana has lived and breathed traditional Mediterranean and Balkan music from girlhood, traveling and performing with her ethnomusicologist/singer mother. Her trans-Mediterranean ensemble Ventanas, founded in 2011, fuse passion and intimate dialogue, embracing the varied...

Saturday, February 24th

Super Saturday - Free Drop-in Art Making Class

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 1:00pm | Arts, Children, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free, Talks & Workshops, Teens

Free drop-in art making for all ages, from 1-3pm every other Saturday. Join us to try a different activity at every event. All materials are included, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Drop-in format, everyone welcome. Feb. 10 - Yarn Love Monsters Feb. 24 - Clothespin Puppets with...

Step By Step Breaching Whale Paint Night

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 7:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Talks & Workshops

Learn basic techniques in oil painting in this step by step landscape painting workshop! Following a long with the teacher, you will learn how to work with oil paints and gain technique in landscape painting. Students will leave with a completed landscape painting! All Supplies included!No...

Monday, February 26th

Girls Inc. (Gr. 3-5)

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 3:00pm | Arts, Children, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Talks & Workshops

For girls only. Learn a new sport, try a new craft or activity. Every week we will be trying something different. We will prepare healthy snacks together and try some great new dance moves. The program builds confidence and friendships. Bring a friend or come and make a new one with an afternoon of...

NFB Film Club

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 6:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Free

National Film Board of Canada Documentary Series Winter 2018 Program A turn-key initiative created specifically for public libraries, the NFB Film Club grants free, privileged access to new, relevant, and thought-provoking documentaries as well as award-winning and entertaining animation for the...

Wednesday, February 28th

Islands Short Fiction Contest

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 10:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

We are inviting Vancouver Island and Gulf Island writers to submit their short stories of up to 2000 words. The entry fee is waived for Junior and Youth categories. You are allowed to enter as often as you like. Sponsored by the V.I.U. Department of Creative Writing and Journalism, the Vancouver ...

Life On The Spit - Photographs of Elizabeth Quocksister

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:00pm | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

This exhibit showcases what life was like for the families living on the Campbell River Spit Reserve during the period from the early 1940s up until the late 1960s.  The photographs were taken by local woman Elizabeth Quocksister and feature many people whose descendants are still living on the...


Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 2:00pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Music, Seniors, Teens

When a singing Irishman, with little faith left in love and music, meets a beautiful Czech woman in a Dublin bar, they are drawn together by their shared love of music. From flirtation to friendship to an uncommon romance, the unlikely pair connects in search of long-forgotten dreams – a passionate...

Taoist Tai Chi Beginning Classes

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 5:45pm | Arts, Community, Health & Fitness, Seniors

Learn the 108 moves to better balance and health, taught in a manner that is accessible to all levels of fitness. Our goal is that you feel comfortable and have fun. Register in class. Beginner and Continuing classes.