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Art for Charity at Black Tusk

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A red cedar eagle sculpture, currently on display at the Black Tusk Gallery, has been donated by artist William Watts to non-profit organization Zero Ceiling.

The two-foot sculpture is being displayed in the gallery until it sells. The piece is priced at $450 with all proceeds going to Zero Ceiling – an organization that reaches out to at-risk and disadvantaged youth by bringing them to Whistler to receive training as ski and snowboard instructors.

Zero Ceiling is also hosting a fundraising evening during the upcoming Telus World Ski and Snowboard Festival on Friday, April 8. The event will feature photos by Ilja Herb, Ian Hylands and Sterling Lorence and a short documentary film by Andrew Naysmith on a mountain biking trip to Morocco. For more information about Zero Ceiling go to www.zeroceiling.org.

Gutmann in for April

The upstairs gallery space at MY Millennium Place will be displaying Outta Sight – eclectic photographic works in found-objects, handmade frames by Whistler resident Arne Gutmann throughout the month of April.

Gutmann will kick off the exhibition with a reception starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 1, featuring a semi-formal red and black dress theme and DJs.

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