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All Goldilocks Welcome

Talk on Whistler’s mama bears hosted under the stars at Lost Lake Park

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Films begin at dusk, roughly 10 p.m., with DJ FSU spinning out summer beats at 9 p.m.

Bring something to sit on, warm layers, a picnic and friends, but leave the booze at home for this alcohol-free event.

Admission is $3 for LUNA members (theatre goers between the ages of 18 and 29 years old) and $5 for non-members.

Catch a bus to LUNAFliks via WAVE for $.50. The first bus leaves at 9 p.m. from the bus loop located across from Skier’s Plaza.

 

Granting art wishes

Have you envisioned a new must-have photographic exhibit for Whistler? Or need new sheet music for that perfect Christmas choir concert?

If you are a non-profit society or unincorporated group dedicated to the fostering of Whistler’s burgeoning arts scene, the Whistler Arts Council is currently accepting applications for arts funding. The deadline for funding applications is Friday, Aug. 10 at 4 p.m. at the Whistler Arts Council.

The council will apply to the 2007/08 Member Group Grants through the B.C. Arts Council’s Member Groups Assistance for funding projects that occur between Sept. 1, 2007 and Aug. 31, 2008.

Applicant groups must be members of the Whistler Arts Council.

Projects eligible for funding include professional development workshops for writers, artists and performers; assistance with programming and productions; art exhibitions; and project-related costs such as venue, equipment and facilitator fees.

Funding is not available for general operating expenses, deficits, capital or equipment purchases.

The total grant budget is $3,000. Depending on the number of applications received, grants range from $400 to $1,000 per group.

For more information or an application form, visit whistlerartscouncil.com or call 604-938-9221.

 

Barn Dance kicks up

Live country concerts rock out the 12 th annual Pemberton Barn Dance on Saturday, July 28 at 8 p.m. at the Root House on Pemberton Meadows Road.

The Pemberton Barn Dance is one of spud valley’s biggest events of the year with farmers, ranchers and partygoers pulling out all the cowboy stops to party it up in an old root house, still used today to store Pemby’s famous spuds.