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Arts And Culture
- Arts Associations (6)
- Arts associations and organizations, community arts groups and guilds.
- First Nations (8)
- Vancouver Island has a rich first peoples history.
- Galleries (19)
- Art galleries on Vancouver Island, independent and avant-garde art of all kinds.
- Music (17)
- Musicians, bands, venues and festivals on Vancouver Island.
- Painters (4)
- Painters are inspired by the raw and natural beauty of Vancouver Island, no wonder there are so many to discover here.
- Photographers (8)
- Photographers on Vancouver Island
- Potters and Pottery (5)
- Vancouver Island is well-known as an impressive source of potters and pottery, raku, porcelain, traditional and artistic, form and function.
- Theatre (11)
- High-brow or low, Vancouver Island offers some remarkable theatre troupes, groups and companies.
Gabriola Radio Co-operative operates as a volunteer organization with a growing membership consisting of Gabriola residents and visitors. We hold regular public meetings (Thursday at 2pm Artworks upstairs) and invite you to share your ideas for Gabriola’s own FM radio station.
Wine glasses, oil lamps, specialty lamp, scientific glass, located in Shawnigan Lake BC, come visit our studio. With over 30 years practical experience in the manufacture of Specialist Glassware and Fine Giftware, G.B.S. has supplied companies in fields ranging from, Fine Gift Stores to Science based Industries.
Shi Studio is a fashion accessory design house that celebrates individual style and expression, in ourselves and in you.
Handmade in Canada, our pendants, earrings, belt buckles, wrist cuffs, chokers, hairpins and cufflinks frame the beautiful details of luminous Chinese silks and other tantalizing textiles under glass.
LorisDawn Designs creates stained glass lighting for commercial and residential applications. This very unique style of illuminated art features exquisite details; the ornate filigree simulating timeless wrought-iron and the colourful glass gems together create outstanding reflections producing an inspiring atmosphere that will bedazzle your guests every time they visit. Her artwork will be cherished for generations.
Cumberland Village Works delivered another stellar music inspired event with The Big Time Out -2008. Village Park in downtown Cumberland hosted some of the hottest independent acts currently touring the planet, including: Indie rockers Metric, hip-hop daddies De La Soul, K’naan, Matisyahu, Delhi2Dublin, Moshav, Shane Philip, Wil, That 1 Guy, Adham Shaikh, The CR Avery Band and You Say Party! We Say Die!
The Big Time Out had all the elements audiences have come to expect from a major Cumberland Village Works event, including audiovisual installations, commissioned art, dance and circus pieces, thematic chill zones and many other surprises.
Bringing successful International talent to this quaint little village is just the beginning. The Big Time Out is all about creating a festive vibe and funky setting. Inside the gates of The Big Time Out is a unique community event with a vibrant scene enveloping the exceptional music. Commissioned art installations, contemporary visuals, circus performers and colorful dancers provided a backdrop to thematic chill spaces like the extremely popular Union Saloon and our new family-oriented chai tent.
Tickets are on sale now for the 7th annual Vancouver Island Short Film Festival, which takes place on April 13 and 14 at the Malaspina Theatre at Vancouver Island University.
August 17-19 2012 at the Victoria Inner Harbour. One of Victoria's most popular summer events, the Victoria Dragon Boat Festival is a remarkable combination of culture and sport. Showcasing our world-renowned inner harbour, it is the only dragon boat festival in North America to take place in a working harbour.
Up Your Media is Vancouver Island's mobile Apple computer specialist. Regularly scheduled service calls to the West Coast, Port Alberni, Duncan, Cumberland, Parksville Qualicum and Nanaimo. Macinstosh computer repairs, training, upgrades and support.