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ArtSpring – Theatre

100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
250-537-2102

ArtSpring is an 11,800 square-foot, two-level heavy timber structure boasting a 5,200-square-foot exhibition/ multi- purpose area and a 6,600-square-foot, 265-seat theatre.

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March 2017
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BENJAMIN BUTTERFIELD and SARAH HAGEN

March 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Praised by The New York Times as "clarion-voiced and vibrant," tenor Benjamin Butterfield is known for his performances throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He has performed with many of the world's leading conductors including Sir Andrew Davis, Charles Dutoit, Leonard Slatkin, Bramwell Tovey, Seiji Ozawa, Bernard Labadie, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Trevor Pinnock, and Bruno Weil. Proudly sponsored by Joan Farlinger.

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April 2017
$23 Adults; $5 Youth

DAVID WISDOM: THE ART OF THE SLIDESHOW IN THE DIGITAL AGE

April 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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David Wisdom is a visual artist whose work has been exhibited at The Vancouver Art Gallery, The Teck and Equinox Galleries in Vancouver and at FaultLine Projects on Salt Spring Island. Wisdom began presenting public slideshows in the late 1960s with a group of friends that included Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace and Rodney Graham, the artists who became the core of the so-called Vancouver School Of Photography. The four later went on to form the music project UJ3RK5 in the…

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$18 Adults; $15 Seniors; $10 Youth

Viva Chorale! “The World of Small”

April 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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"Viva Chorale!", directed by Caroni Young and accompanied by Diana English, sings "The World of Small," a tribute to Emily Carr, renowned West Coast artist and author. From the beauty of nature, to music celebrating First Nations people...from the colours of Emily's art to the fun of her money and chickens...this concert will show vignettes of Emily's life. The program includes the Emily Carr Suite and Klee Wyck by Brian Tate; plus songs arranged by John Rutter, Alice Parker, Larry…

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$18 Adults, $15 Seniors, $10 Youth

Viva Chorale! “The World of Small”

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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"Viva Chorale!", directed by Caroni Young and accompanied by Diana English, sings "The World of Small," a tribute to Emily Carr, renowned West Coast artist and author. From the beauty of nature, to music celebrating First Nations people...from the colours of Emily's art to the fun of her money and chickens...this concert will show vignettes of Emily's life. The program includes the Emily Carr Suite and Klee Wyck by Brian Tate; plus songs arranged by John Rutter, Alice Parker, Larry…

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GISS Improv Fundraiser

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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It is so exciting for these six improvisors from Mayne, Pender and Salt Spring Islands (grades 9-12) to be going to the Canadian Improv Games national finals in Ottawa, our nation’s capital. Having won the Vancouver Island Region, they have earned a spot among the top twenty teams from across Canada. It’s a story of tremendous patriotic symbolism. It is no small distance from Salt Spring Island, B.C. to Ottawa, Ont. We travel the farthest distance out of all the…

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$15 Adults; 10 Students

Falling Awake

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - April 12 @ 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Falling Awake is a multi-award winning surrealist physical comedy about a women and her deceased lover meeting beyond the veil. Brimming with mesmerizing illusions, tender serenades, and scenarios so absurd you’d wonder if you were dreaming. Hilarious and exquisite, this show features spontaneous fish, salt, flash floods, the musing of love, and the questionable nature of reality.  Five Stars - Winnipeg Free Press "Wonderulfly Bizarre" Vue Weekly Edmonton "Mastery of physical theatre" - London Free Press “A mesmerizing display of physical comedy" -NOW Toronto

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GOD IS A SCOTTISH DRAG QUEEN

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:50 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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God is a Scottish Drag Queen: a two act comedy of Biblical proportions! God, dressed in a floral power suit, comes to skewer everything from Justin Bieber to the Pope in an unforgettable night of laughter! God is a Scottish Drag Queen is based on the character created by comedian Mike Delamont and playwright Jacob Richmond (Ride the Cyclone) for the hit cult cabaret Atomic Vaudeville. In 2011, Mike Delamont turned all sketches he had written into a full hour…

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Rap Guide to Climate Chaos – A Pull Together Fundraiser

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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The Salt Spring Community Energy Group is joining with Transition Salt Spring and the Salt Spring Forum to host an unusual and inspiring multimedia event – Baba Brinkman’s “Rap Guide To Climate Chaos”. The performance at ArtSpring Theatre on Friday, April 14 will be a fund-raiser for the Pull Together Campaign, a RavenTrust initiative to support legal and organizational costs of First Nations challenges to the Kinder Morgan Pipeline and Tankers Project. The event will include a social with refreshments…

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$10

Raffi – 40th Anniversary Concert

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join Raffi in the ArtSpring Theatre for his 40th Anniversary Concert! Baby Beluga, Down by the Bay, Bananaphone and many more Raffi favourites! Proceeds benefit the Centre for Child Honouring.

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$10

Raffi – 40th Anniversary Concert

April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join Raffi in the ArtSpring Theatre for his 40th Anniversary Concert! Baby Beluga, Down by the Bay, Bananaphone and many more Raffi favourites! Proceeds benefit the Centre for Child Honouring.  

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21.95 Adults, 18.95 Seniors, $12.95 Youth

MET Opera: EUGENE ONEGIN

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Composer: Peter Tchaikovsky Conductor: Robin Ticciati Featuring: Anna Netrebko, Dmitri Hvorostovsky Tchaikovsky's setting of Pushkin's timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner's moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as the lovestruck Tatiana and the aristocratic Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts.

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CHORAL WORKSHOP WITH LYDIA ADAMS: Elmer Iseler Singers

April 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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On Monday, April 24 at 4:30 pm, join Elmer Iseler Singer's Lydia Adams for a 90-minute choral workshop. Tickets are $20/person, and the workshop will be held in ArtSpring's Theatre. Photo credit: Mark Rash

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ELMER ISELER SINGERS

April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Photo credit: Michael Romaniuk The Elmer Iseler Singers, conducted by artistic director Lydia Adams, enters its 38th Anniversary Season in 2016/17. This 20-voice professional choral ensemble, founded by the late Dr. Elmer Iseler in 1979, has built an enviable reputation throughout Canada, the United States, and internationally. Through concerts, broadcasts, and recordings, their performance repertoire spans 500 years, with a focus on Canadian composers. The Elmer Iseler Singers are performing at 7:30 pm. They will be…

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$15 Adults; $10 Students

Stagecoach: Jungle Book

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join Stagecoach Theatre School for our year end production, featuring "Jungle Book". Meet the new dance group, giggle with the Intermediate kids and their originality, and guffaw with the Improv class. Then eat treats and buy wonders from the Silent Auction in ArtSpring's lobby before you sit back to be mesmerized by our musical version of Jungle Book. Jungle Book takes us into a story about family and friendship and what makes great leadership. Do we choose leaders out of…

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$15 Adults; 10 Students

Stagecoach: Jungle Book

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join Stagecoach Theatre School for our year end production, featuring "Jungle Book". Meet the new dance group, giggle with the Intermediate kids and their originality, and guffaw with the Improv class. Then eat treats and buy wonders from the Silent Auction in ArtSpring's lobby before you sit back to be mesmerized by our musical version of Jungle Book. Jungle Book takes us into a story about family and friendship and what makes great leadership. Do we choose leaders out of…

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$15 Adults; 10 Students

Stagecoach: Jungle Book

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Join Stagecoach Theatre School for our year end production, featuring "Jungle Book". Meet the new dance group, giggle with the Intermediate kids and their originality, and guffaw with the Improv class. Then eat treats and buy wonders from the Silent Auction in ArtSpring's lobby before you sit back to be mesmerized by our musical version of Jungle Book. Jungle Book takes us into a story about family and friendship and what makes great leadership. Do we choose leaders out of…

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May 2017
Adult $20 | Student $5 | Three-Concert Subscription $45 (for subscription call 537.2102)

Vetta Presents The Romance of the Guitar

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Guitarist Daniel Bolshoy Guitarist Daniel Bolshoy will combine his six strings with those of the Vetta Chamber Players for an evening of passionate music from the heart. The concert features Daniel Bolshoy (guitar), Joan Blackman (violin), Jennie Press (violin), Yariv Aloni (viola), and Pamela Highbaugh (cello). Enjoy the following concert repertoire: Boccherini Guitar Quintet in D major, G.448; Turina La Oracion del Torero, (The Bullfighter’s Prayer) Opus 34; Anonymous Romance d’Amour; De Falla Siete canciones populares españlas…

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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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June 2017
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Whitney! Rod! Tina! Roy! A Tribute

June 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Legacy North Productions Presents... An Iconic Superstars Tribute Show, featuring Tina Turner, Whitney Houston, Roy Orbison and Rod Stewart! Where else outside Las Vegas could you see four of the world’s top entertainment legends all together on one stage. Bringing her high energy, charismatic and incomparable voice is “Legends In Concert’s” Lori Mitchell-Gay, as the sizzling hot Tina Turner and Whitney Houston. Lori has graced stages throughout the United States and the World. Her humble beginnings were cultured in the…

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