Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Artbeat…arts & culture from the edge...

The FIFTH Annual Wild Salmon Festival will be happening in Lumby on Friday & Saturday, September 12 & 13th.  Admission to the festival will be by donation this year and local support is very much appreciated for this fun-filled weekend event.  Children's entertainers are still needed and interested parties may contact Lorelei at to.lorelei@gmail.com about performing/entertaining kids on Saturday afternoon. This may be face painting, singalong, painting, dress up, fishing demonstrations, cooperative games, etc.   The festival is looking for volunteers from 5pm-11pm for a variety of tasks: helping at the gate, first aid,‎ food safe volunteer to cut veggies for the bands, etc. 

For this year’s line-up, please check out the website.  www.wildsalmonfest.com

The Monashee Arts Council sponsored performer at the Lumby Public Market on Saturday, September 6th 10:30am, will be the sweet songstress Christine Kendal-Ward.  The Lumby Public Market happens on Saturdays 9am-1pm at Oval Park on Glencaird Street in Lumby.

Calling all Artists in the Interior — Infusion Studio Arts Integration Learning Lab, November 3-7, 2014 in Kamloops, BC

Are you a professional artist interested in working with young people and educators in schools? Or do you have experience and want to enhance your skills?

ArtStarts in Schools presents the Arts Integration Learning Lab, a subsidized five-day learning experience for professional artists designed to position them to work with schools in their region. Professional artists from all disciplines -- visual arts, theatre, music, dance, storytelling, interdisciplinary and more -- are invited to apply. Up to 15 professional artists from across the Interior will be selected through an application process to participate in the Arts Integration Learning Lab in Kamloops from November 3-7, 2014. Led by a series of facilitators and specials guests, participants will unpack the definition of arts integration and explore practical ways to effectively work with young people and educators to lead arts infused classroom experiences.

The deadline to apply is September 17, 2014. Applicants must be residents of the Interior. (A map of the region can be viewed online at artstarts.com/schools)

Learn more about this exciting opportunity and how to apply at artstarts.com/infusionstudio

The Monashee Arts Council will be hosting an Artists Retreat!

Saturday, October 4, 2014 9am-5pm at Bear Valley Highlands in Lumby. The cost for this workshop will be $40 per person (includes lunch).  Our preparations are gearing this workshop towards supporting artists and community in creating artistic spaces.  There will be space available for 15 participants.  Please contact Jennifer at the MAC office for more information and watch Artbeat, our website and FaceBook page for news as it develops...


Monashee Arts Council & the Village Gallery 1961 Vernon St. Lumby, BC 778-473-3029

www.monasheeartscouncil.com      monasheeartscouncil@gmail.com