ArtSpring newsletter April 19, 2021

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Dear Friends,

We are very sorry to let you know that we have cancelled the remainder of the
ArtSpring Presents 2020-21 season:
Stephen Fearing concerts and workshop – April 29, 30, May 1
Lovin’ Shakespeare – May 11 – 14
Makana Youth Choir concert – May 21
Peggy Baker performance and workshop – May 26 – 27
Maya Rae – May 29

We are rescheduling these events. Please contact the Box Office to let us know what you would prefer to do with your tickets: receive a refund, a credit for a future performance, or donate your tickets. A donation comes with our heartfelt thanks and a tax receipt!

The Salt Spring COVID-19 immunization clinic is being held in the ArtSpring galleries, April 7 to September 15. Entrance is via the rear parking lot only.

To book your vaccination appointment you can use BC’s new online registration system, or you can ring the provincial call centre 1.833.838.2323. Visit the Island Health vaccine site for more information.

Please do not contact ArtSpring as we are unable to help with vaccine clinic inquiries.

The BC Provincial Health Order of November 19 restricting events continues until further notice. We look forward to welcoming you back when we are able.

With thanks,
Cicela Månsson
Executive & Artistic Director, ArtSpring


At ArtSpring


Treasure Fair 2021

Save The Date – ArtSpring Treasure Fair 2021 is going virtual.
Silent auction – Wednesday July 14 – Sunday July 18
Live auction Saturday July 17
More details, including how to donate, how to help, and how to bid, coming soon.


Makana Youth Choir

The Makana Youth Choir directed by Caroni Young continues from last year. The new session started on February 5. Thank you so much to this season’s sponsors of the program: Joan Farlinger, Galleons Lap Photography, The Lost Chords, and Viva Chorale. more>


Interesting Links


The King’s Singers

Launched last year, The King’s Singers New Music Prize (2020-21) recognizes, develops, and encourages creativity in today’s world.

This is the winning entry in The King’s Singers category of the Prize. When All Falls Silent, composed by the Belgian-American Geert D’hollander, with text by Charles Anthony Silvestri, was written specially for the competition in 2020. more>

CAPACOA – Connections Project

The Canadian Association for the Performing Arts (CAPACOA) is the national leader of Canada’s touring and presenting communities. Since its founding in 1985, CAPACOA has fostered and developed a pan-Canadian network for presenters, presenting networks, artist managers/agents and performing arts administrators.

CAPACOA continues to release its weekly video series Connections, featuring artists from around the world sharing their practice, inspiration, vision, and lockdown activities. This is the fourth of eight videos which become available between March 25 and May 13, 2021 more>


The Pandemic Limerick Project book

Limericks In The Time of COVID. Available through ArtSpring and at Salt Spring Books. Every limerick submitted to the contest in the summer of 2020 is included, plus cartoons and illustrations by Jim Dickinson, Susan Benson and Michael Whitfield. more>