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April 2017

Death Cafe

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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If death is the last stop for all of us, why are we not talking about it more? Join JayaLynda Cole and other facilitators for open, honest, and genuine dialogue about death. Free. Refreshments by donation.

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May 2017
$20 Adult/Youth

SHAY KUEBLER DANCE WORKSHOP

May 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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All ages are invited to join performers from Radical System Art for a dance intensive  to work through a mixed language of martial arts, theatre and dance. Based on the cross-disciplinary influence of artistic director, choreographer and performer Shay Kuebler, this is a not-to-be-missed workshop for aspiring to well-established dancers. Shay Kuebler/Radical System Art, are beloved guests of ArtSpring over the many years with their incomparable energy and zest for life, who will be performing, "Glory" on the following evening, May…

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SHAY KUEBLER/RADICAL SYSTEM ART: GLORY

May 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Inspired by the epic battles of childhood and a passion for action films, Glory examines the complexities of violent behaviour and its glorification in our media-drenched culture. A company of six bold and dynamic performers create a physical essay around numerous themes of glorification. Creating rich and dark imagery through visceral and impactful choreography, Glory pushes the audience to question the purpose and reasoning of violent material in society. Shay Keebler and Radical System Art fuse martial arts, theatre and…

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UNION DUKE

May 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Sweat flies and floorboards tremble - Union Duke is a Toronto folk quintet with an explosive live show. Bridging soulful indie rock with bluegrass and country, the group belts out soaking harmonies with three, four, and even five voices. The songs are irresistible, the perfect fit for the heatwave of the dance hall, the cool breeze of the park, or ArtSpring Theatre. The performance starts at 7:30 pm; the bar opens at 6:30 pm.

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GAMELAN ALLIGATOR JOY: VENTRILOQUIAL INVESTIGATIONS

May 21 @ 2:30 am - 3:15 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Ventriloquial Investigations is Michael O'Neill's answer to the operatic works of Robert Ashley and the mysteries of Plato's cave. A 40-minute musical theatre performance of ventriloquist's puppet, Javanese gamelan, and live video score by Sammy Chien, this could be one of the most engaging philosophical treatises you will ever hear. The program also features offbeat new compositions by Gamelan Alligator Joy members Mark Parlett, Andreas Kahre, and Sam Salmon. For more information about Gamelan Alligator Joy, visit their website at:…

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VICTORIA BAROQUE PLAYERS

May 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Victoria Baroque Players with Steven Devine, director and harpsichord present multi-instrument concertos by Bach and his comtemporaries. Victoria Baroque Players presents high-quality, high-energy, and engaging performances of music from the baroque and classic periods. Playing on the instruments of the 18th century, the historically-informed ensemble brings audiences closer to the sound world of the period. "...high quality, personal and engaging performances." - Matthew White, Early Music Vancouver. Proudly sponsored by Lyle and Susan Eide.

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