The Whistler Arts Council (WAC) celebrates Whistler’s dynamic
creative community with the 11th annual ARTrageous cultural extravaganza
Thursday, Nov. 9 at 9 p.m. at Dusty’s at Creekside as part of Cornucopia
The evening includes live music from the 12-piece Afro-funk
juggernaut Five Alarm Funk as well as performance artists and an art gallery
show featuring 18 local artists. In keeping with Cornucopia, the evening of
vibrant arts and culture also includes wine and nibblies from local
The Arty Farty Bus will shuttle partygoers free of charge from the
Whistler Village taxi loop beside Moguls Coffee Shop to Creekside, starting at
9 p.m. The bus will operate until 2 a.m.
Don’t forget to bring extra cash. All art will be for sale at the
Tickets are $30. Special Friends of WAC ticket prices available at
the Whistler Arts Council by calling 604-938-9221.
Skateboarding Bigger and Better
Don’t Sleep Productions presents the latest skateboard flick,
and Better Things
, Friday, Nov.
10 at 9 p.m. at Merlin’s.
“The video spotlights the best of the Canadian amateur skateboard
scene,” said director Ben Stoddard.
Board hounds featured include Sascha Daley, Chad Dickson, Alien,
Andrew Quast, Stacy Gabriel, Randy Monchalin, Will “Stash” Durie, Cory Wilson,
Scott Reid and Nate Lacoste.
Bigger and Better
Things premieres in Whistler then sets off on a six-city tour with stops in
Vancouver, Kamloops, Victoria, Abbotsford, Seattle and Toronto.
Along with the vision of Stoddard, videographer David Ehrenreich,
who’s past claims to fame include
Underworld Attack Show
, is at the helm of this ramped up adventure.