ARTS BRIEFS: A tapestry of arts on the Saanich Peninsula

Randy Bachman rocks the Charlie White Theatre in Sidney April 7.

Randy Bachman rocks the Charlie White

Rock legend Randy Bachman is coming to Sidney April 7 to kick off the promotion of his new album Heavy Blues, featuring bassist Anna Ruddick, drummer Dale Anne Brendon and some surprise friends.

Tickets are $117.60, available at the Mary Winspear box office, marywinspear.ca or by calling 250-656-0275.

 

An afternoon of Celtic music

Cookeilidh Celtic Band performs in Saanichton Sunday, March 29, blending the tunes of Ireland and Scotland with a heaping spoonful of Maritime flavour and a dash of folk.

The show begins at 2:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 1973 Cultra Ave.

Tickets are $15 or free for children 12 and under, and are available by calling 250-652-5392 or 250-652-1611, or by emailing stmarys.saanichton@shaw.ca.

 

Tapestry of Island Arts at Tulista Centre

A Tapestry of Island Arts show and sale opens April 7 at the Tulista Arts Centre, featuring nine local artists coming together for the first time.

Bronze sculpture, polymer clay, painting, wood turning, pottery, fibre art, fused glass, collage, watercolours and mixed media will be shown.

The public will also have the opportunity to watch demonstrations and meet the artists, including sculptor Nathan Scott, creator of Sidney’s ‘Bench People.’

The opening event is 5 to 7 p.m. April 7, and the show runs April 7 to 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tulista Arts Centre, 9565 Fifth Street in Sidney.

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