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CIVL News » 2010 » July

Archive for July, 2010

Workshops At The Harrison Festival Of The Arts

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

The Harrison Festival of the Arts showcases great art, music, crafts, theatre and spoken word. It also offers visitors a chance to be creative with weekend workshops from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Each workshop is at the Harrison Memorial Hall.

Acadian Step Dance - Sat, July 10

“Many forms of music are meant to accompany dancing and this is no more so than in the Acadian tradition. Join members of PEI band Gadelle to learn some basics of Acadian step dancing.”

Tabla - Sun, July 11

“Gurpreet Chana, The Tabla Guy, has made a name for himself with incredible performances, including a half time show at a Toronto Raptors game that is a Youtube hit. Trained in the Punjab Gharana (style), Gurpreet will demonstrate the tabla and talk of its history and cultural significance.”

Gaelic Song Tradition - Sat, July 17

“Join Gaelic singer Mary Jane Lamond in an exploration of the Scottish Gaelic song tradition in Nova Scotia. Through discussion and singing, Mary Jane will share the depth and breadth of this rich music form.”

North to Canada - Sun, July 18

“Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley, creators of the ‘North to Canada’ show about the Underground Railroad featured at this year’s Festival, will talk and sing about the role of music and song in the movement of slaves in Canada.”

The Hot Moonbeams To Perform At Douglas Park In Langley

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

On Thurs, July 8 The Hot Moonbeams will be performing for free at Douglas Park in Langley, BC. Click here for a link to the facebook event.

This concert is a part of Langley’s Summer Concerts in the Park Series.

Music On The Beach - Harrison Festival Of The Arts

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Every afternoon or evening at the Harrison Festival of the Arts you can “enjoy musical style from around the world at the Music on the Beach Stage with the mountains and majestic Harrison Lake as a backdrop. A wide variety of local, national and international musicians are featured.”

Click here for online listings of when and what is happening at the Music on the Beach Stage.

There are many other great arts and activities to view and experience at the Harrison Festival of the Arts. Click here for a two-page flyer that will fill you in on the details!

Ridge Radicals Punk Show in Maple Ridge

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Twilight Concert Series in Mission - July 4 to July 10

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

From www.heritagepark-mission.ca

From www.heritagepark-mission.ca

Every Wednesday and Friday evening in Mission at the Fraser River Heritage Park, there will be live music. Entertainment each evening will start at 7 p.m. and will go on until 8 p.m. All events are free and there will be concessions stands for refreshments. Click here for a link to the schedule.

The following are what is happening for the week of July 4 to July 10, 2010:

July 7, 2010:

The eleventh night for the Twilight Concert Series will be the Annie Lou.

July 9, 2010:

The twelfth night for the Twilight Concert Series will be Ed Peekeekoot.

Jam In Jubilee - July 8

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Click on logo for the facebook group.

Click on logo for the facebook group.

This Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Jubilee Park in Abbotsford, BC will be the first night of the Jam In Jubilee free concert series. (Click here for a link to the facebook event.)

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Franklyn Currie - 7 p.m.

Click on the photo to hear music by Frankyln Currie (alt country).

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Jordan Klassen - 8 p.m.

Click on the picture to here music by Jordan Klassen.

Click on the picture to hear music by Jordan Klassen (acoustic folk).

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The Birch Taxis - 9 p.m.

Click on the picture to hear music by the Birch Taxis

Click on the picture to hear music by the Birch Taxis (alt rock).

CIVL T-Shirt Contest

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

http://blogs.civl.ca/tshirtdesign/

Blisterin’ Barnacles To Play In Vancouver

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Abbotsford’s Blisterin’ Barnacles are playing at Funky Winker Beans Thurs, July 8 along with the Pissoffs. Click on the picture for the facebook event.

To check out their music, click on their names:

The Pissoffs

Blisterin’ Barnacles

Off By An Inch

Harrison Festival Of The Arts

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Since 1979, the Harrison Festival of the Arts has gained international acclaim for their festival which has its roots with local visual and musical arts and culture. In Harrison Hot Springs from July 10 to 18, 2010 The Harrison Festival of the Arts will be back.

From the Harrison Festival of the Arts website:

“Over ten days the Harrison Festival presents music from all corners of the globe, as well as visual and literary arts, theatre, a large outdoor art and craft market, workshops and a special day for children. Click on the links below for more detailed information on each venue and event.

Evenings in the Hall - Experience the magic of live performance in this intimate indoor venue with eight full length concerts, one evening of theatre and one evening of literary readings.

Music on the Beach - Enjoy musical styles from around the world at this outdoor stage with the mountains and majestic Harrison Lake as a backdrop.

Art Exhibit - Divergence, a show by Black Canadian Assemblage artist Rhonda Simmonds, will be featured at the Ranger Station Art Gallery.

Workshops - Join in participatory workshops led by Festival performers.

Juried Art Market - July 10 and 11 and July 16, 17 and 18- Under the tents on the grass in front of the beach. A Juried market with some of BC’s finest artists and artisans featuring a dazzling array of hand crafted items. For information on being a vendor, click here.

Children’s Day - Wednesday, July 14 - A special day for the young and young at heart.”

Get on out to the Harrison Festival of the Arts, it will be a time to be remembered!

Canada Day!

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Get out and say hello to the people around you!