A&E column: Artwork, humour and music all arising in Cowichan

A&E column: Artwork, humour and music all arising in Cowichan
A&E column: Artwork, humour and music all arising in CowichanTanis Humeny’s garlic pots might be a few of the gadgets on the market on the Clay Hub Collective’s one-day Christmas sale on Nov. 5, 2022. (Submitted photograph)
Willie Harvie’s trivets will be some of the items for sale at the Clay Hub Collective’s one-day Christmas sale on Nov. 5, 2022. (Submitted photo)Willie Harvie’s trivets might be a few of the gadgets on the market on the Clay Hub Collective’s one-day Christmas sale on Nov. 5, 2022. (Submitted photograph)
Veronica Scott’s mosaics are featured for November in the window at Imagine That! gallery in downtown Duncan. (Veronica Scott artwork)Veronica Scott’s mosaics are featured for November within the window at Think about That! gallery in downtown Duncan. (Veronica Scott paintings)
Patti McNeice’s pottery is featured for November in the window at Imagine That! gallery in downtown Duncan. (Patti McNeice artwork)Patti McNeice’s pottery is featured for November within the window at Think about That! gallery in downtown Duncan. (Patti McNeice paintings)

The Cowichan Valley Arts Council has various workshops arising for each youngsters and adults.

On Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. there’s a workshop for adults titled “Cubism: An Artwork Revolution”.

Attendees are invited to study, you guessed it, the Cubism artwork motion after which observe drawing and fragmenting your personal work. Sheila Karrow is the teacher.

The course is $45 for CVAC members and $50 for non-members.

Then on Nov. 9 there’s a completely totally different workshop for adults titled “Drawing Cats and Canine”.

The workshop runs from 12:30 p.m. to three:30 p.m.

Penny Boden leads this course in studying to attract pets.

The course is $45 for members and $50 for non-members.

Then on Nov. 25 there’s a workshop on making seasonal crafts for youth aged 9 by way of 13, scheduled for the college district’s skilled growth day.

The course runs from 9 a.m, to 12:30 p.m. and supplies are supplied with the $35 registration price.

CVAC says it has additionally deliberate artwork camps for the remainder of the districts pro-D days as effectively.

In different information for youth, CVAC is working a brand new artwork area program for teenagers on the studio on the Cowichan Group Centre each Thursday.

From 4 p.m. to six:30 p.m. college students can discover artwork and share their works with others. It is a free program. For extra data, contact [email protected]

And don’t neglect that on Nov. 23 to Dec. 16 CVAC’s common Lego artwork present is again.

This 12 months’s theme is What Goes Round Comes Round. Register on-line without spending a dime as a household, faculty class or particular person beneath the age of 16.

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The Clay Hub Collective Society is holding their one-day Christmas pottery sale on Nov. 5.

The sale is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Hub at Cowichan Station.

All the distributors are college students, instructors or members of the CHCS, and there might be all kinds of things on the market.

A portion of the proceeds will go in direction of the Clay Hub studio and to the Cowichan Station Space Affiliation.

The Hub is situated at 2375 Koksilah Rd. For extra data go to www.theclayhubcollective.com.

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When you’re wandering round trying out downtown Duncan outlets for Christmas reward concepts, don’t neglect to take a look at the brand new window shows at Think about That! gallery.

Up now till Nov. 25 the home windows function the works of Veronica Scott and Patti McNeice.

Scott focuses on mosaics.

“The act of remodeling little items of disparate glass right into a ‘portray’ strikes me as magic,” she stated in a press launch. “Stained glass affords a wonderful color palette and an equally big selection of textures. I’m particularly drawn to the reflective nature of glass, the way in which it creates motion and a sense of ‘aliveness.’ As an avid gardener, the colors, textures, and shapes of the flowers in my panorama intrigue me, notably the impression of sunshine and distinction.”

McNeice makes imaginative pottery items.

“My grandmother and my mom root my curiosity. Our three spirits dance once I create,” she stated. “It’s a magical time; considerably addictive, I need to confess. I’m impressed by sample, textures, and the thriller of seeing one thing for what it isn’t. There aren’t any inventive guidelines in my studio. Issues occur by probability, with out intention or affect. I transfer clay and color round, then add curiosity with bling and bits.”

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Properly-known creator Jack Knox is headed to the Cowichan Valley on Nov. 10.

Quantity One Bookstore is internet hosting an occasion on the Duncan Showroom with the humourist, who’s on tour together with his new guide Fortune Knox As soon as: Extra Musings from the Edge. It’s his fourth assortment of humorous essays.

His two earlier books had been each nominated for the Leacock Award for Humour, Canada’s largest humour award for books.

Doorways open at 6:30 p.m.

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Riot Brewing in Chemainus has a bunch of reveals and occasions arising.

On Saturday, Nov. 12 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. it’s the duo Woodstick.

“These gifted musicians will blow you away with their technical prowess and enjoyable interpretations of people and rock classics,” says a press launch for the present.

On Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 4 p.m. to eight p.m. they’re internet hosting The Thirsty Barbershop on website, the place of us can get a hair lower courtesy of Vancouver Island Barber Co. together with a beer of their selection for $25.

All proceeds go to Hope And Well being. Name to order your appointment.

On Friday, Nov. 18 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. it’s Bullwinkle Dwell with what’s described as yacht rock.

“Our favorite duo masterfully delivers basic after basic, supplying you with that peaceable, straightforward feeling,” says a press launch for the present.

Then on Friday, Nov. 25 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Clanna Morna takes the stage for “East Coast music on the West Coast”.

“Energetic and charming, Clanna Morna are impressed by Irish, Scottish, and English traditions, bringing you spirited and artfully crafted songs to shake your kilt to,” stated a press launch.

And at last on Friday, Dec. 2 from 5:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. it’s Mark Crissinger.

“Mixing conventional themes, intelligent lyrics and trendy preparations, Mark performs authentic blues and roots music that reveals his singer-songwriter soul and the blues in his coronary heart,” says a press launch.

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