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December 2017

SS Film Fest: Django

December 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$10

The legendary guitarist Django Reinhardt remains one of the great jazzmen to emerge from Europe in the 20th century, recording hundreds of memorable tracks during his lifetime, playing with the likes of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Coleman Hawkins. In occupied Paris (1943), Django is at the pinnacle of his career. The king of ethereal swing is playing to standing-room-only crowds in the best venues Paris has to offer. Meanwhile his gypsy brethren are being persecuted throughout Europe. His life…

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Salt Spring Singers present Yuletide Fires

December 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Adults $20, Under 14's $5

Some of the most beautiful music ever composed proclaims Christmas and the Solstice. Join us to celebrate the Winter season with sacred pieces by Bach, Barber, Britten, and Handel, traditional arrangements by Willcocks, Rutter, Davies, and a wonderful new Suite composed by Tate with lyrics written by Emily Carr.

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Salt Spring Singers present Yuletide Fires

December 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Adults $20, Under 14's $5

Some of the most beautiful music ever composed proclaims Christmas and the Solstice. Join us to celebrate the Winter season with sacred pieces by Bach, Barber, Britten, and Handel, traditional arrangements by Willcocks, Rutter, Davies, and a wonderful new Suite composed by Tate with lyrics written by Emily Carr.

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RainWood Dance Studio Winter Recital

December 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Adults $16 Children/Students $8

RainWood Dance Studio is pleased to offer our second Winter Recital on the ArtSpring stage. Students and instructors are very excited to share our dances in various genres, from preschool Creative Movement to Adult Hip Hop and so much more! Some of us are beginners, some of us have danced many times before, but we are all eager to celebrate the results of our work at the end of this dance term. Join us December 14th at 7:30pm for an…

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Messiah – Concert Performance

December 16, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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adults $20 students $5

A Concert Performance.  Please join us for a stunning edition of Handel's beloved Messiah. Salt Spring Chamber Choir and Orchestra are proud to present a concert performance of the "1st London version 1743" of Messiah, under the capable hands of conductor Michael Jarvis. We are being joined by 4 outstanding vocal soloists to offer an evening concert taking you back to earlier times. Come and discover a Messiah which includes the well-known parts, but also treats you to seldom-performed and…

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Messiah – 7th Annual Singalong

December 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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adults $20 students $5

Welcome to Salt Spring Chamber Choir and Orchestra's 7th annual SingAlong Messiah! Dust off your score (or borrow one at the door) and warm-up your voices to share in this wonderful Christmas event. Enjoy the uplifting and beautiful recits and airs by wonderful soloists, and join in your favourite well-known choruses. Rise to your feet for a thundering Hallelujah Chorus! Singing is encouraged, but listeners are equally and warmly welcomed. Let your Christmas spirit rise!

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Christmas with Scrooge

December 20, 2017 - December 23, 2017
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Adult $20 | Under 14 $10 (Dec 20 $10)

Back this year "Christmas with Scrooge" is back! It was 47 years ago that Ray and Virginia Newman first brought Scrooge to life here on Salt Spring. With a veritable "cast of thousands" over the ensuing half-century, this island favourite is set to sing and dance us through the past, present and future once again! Sue Newman directs her parents' original, musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' tale of the old miser, and the ghostly visitors who bring about his redemption.…

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January 2018

GISS Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher

January 10 - January 12
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$15

Running Jan 10 - 12 @ 7:30 pm GISS Theatre's production of Peter and the Starcatcher: Before Wendy, Tinker Bell or Captain Hook - there was the Neverland, a slow ship (and long in the poop), on its way to the magical kingdom of Rundoon. Aboard is 13 year old Molly Aster, three filthy orphans and a trunk full of magical starstuff, all being pursued by a second ship full of tyrannical pirates. Through devilish seas, amidst tropical kings, Molly…

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GISS Dance: Diversity

January 17 - January 18
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$10

Two shows January 17 & 18 from 7:30 pm - 9 pm GISS Dance Presents: Diversity, a journey through movement, culture & self-expression.

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SS Forum: Micheal Vonn, BC Civil Liberties Association

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$15 - 2018 Forum Members; $20 - General Admission

Government agencies and departments hold an increasing amount of your electronic information. So too do private companies. Who exactly has access to your information, and within what limits? What is the state of Canadian law regarding surveillance and data-sharing? Are our privacy laws out of date? What can we do to protect ourselves? To help us answer these questions, civil liberties champion Micheal Vonn joins us in conversation. Vonn has been the Policy Director of the British Columbia Civil Liberties…

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GISPA Music: Warmth for a Cold Night!

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$14

GISPA Music will present a collection of works from the first half of the year. It will be a magical night of solos, duets, combos, and more. Sit back and enjoy a spectacular evening full of GISS's finest musical minds.

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Vetta Presents The Russian Connection

January 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Adult $20 | Student $5 | Three-Concert Subscription $45 (for subscription call 537.2102)

Maria Larionoff, violin Joan Blackman, violin David Harding, viola Eugene Osadchy, cello Haydn String Quartet in C major, Op 33 No. 3, “The Bird”; Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op 110; Borodin String Quartet No. 2 in D major Did you know that Haydn dedicated his Opus 33 Quartets to a Russian nobleman? That Borodin wrote his 2nd quartet as a present for his wife? That Shostakovich considered the 8th quartet as an epitaph and wept when…

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SS Film Fest: Shut Up and Say Something

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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General $10.00

Salt Spring Film Festival Presents: Shut Up and Say Something A big man with a big heart and a very big message. Shane Koyczan is a much celebrated Canadian spoken-word poet. He has touched audiences far and wide with the generous intensity of his live performances, viral animated videos, TED Talks, a libretto for the opera Stickboy and the unforgettable opening ceremonies for the 2010 Olympics where hundreds of new fans came on board the Shane train. In her film…

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February 2018

SS Forum: Are we Headed Towards a Nuclear War? – Alex Butterfield in Conversation

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$15 - 2018 Forum Members; $20 - General Public

With missile tests and nuclear threats, how dangerous is North Korea and, for that matter, Donald Trump? Are sanctions against North Korea having any effect? What might China and Russia do if the crisis worsens? To help us understand the North Korea crisis and much more, the Salt Spring Forum is delighted to host Alex Butterfield who, until recently, was one of the most senior defence intelligence officers in the United States. From 2012-2017, Alex Butterfield served as Senior Defense…

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SS Forum: Cannabis Legalization – Kirk Tousaw in Conversation

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$15 - 2018 Forum Members; $20 - General

What will legal pot mean for you? The legalization of cannabis in Canada is fast approaching. Why has the legalization of cannabis become so complicated? Will the pot counterculture be erased by a multi-billion dollar corporate industry? Will legalization for adults end up punishing youth? Victoria-based lawyer Kirk Tousaw – who is a major force behind the legalization of cannabis in Canada – joins us in discussion. Tousaw is the go-to person for litigation concerning marijuana, up to and including…

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DAISSI: The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$10.00

“The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later” is a unique and relevant collaboration between GISS theatre students, the queer and theatre communities. Co-sponsored by DAISSI (Diverse and Inclusive Salt Spring Island) and the GISS Theatre Program. Directed by Jason Donaldson. In 1998, a young gay University of Wyoming student, Matthew Shephard, was brutally beaten, tied to a fence and left to die. Tectonic Theatre Project, from New York City, went to Laramie, Wyoming to interview residents and wrote a play based…

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SS Film Fest: Clive Davis: the Soundtrack of Our Lives

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$10.

A very square and straight young Clive Davis sees Janis Joplin perform at the flower-strewn, marijuana-soaked 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. He is wearing a V neck tennis sweater over white pants. Kind of like showing up at a 1970s Beaver Point Hall dance in a suit! Although he is feeling out of place, he describes "I felt my spine tingle and my arms vibrate," He's blown away and describes it as an "epiphany" ~ "I realized this was going to…

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A Friday Affair ~ the Sequin Shines!

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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25.00 (14+)

“A Friday Affair – The Sequin Shines!” is a fundraising evening of Burlesque, Drag, Music, Poetry and Comedy. Mature Audiences (14+ with parental discretion) Partial profits will be used for production costs of “Mama Priscilla,~The Sequin” that will be staged at Artspring in March, and the remainder will be gifted to a beloved community member. These shows are rare on Salt Spring and traditionally sell out quickly.

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