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THE BIG BANK THEORY

Sea to Sky entertainment has postponed the shooting of the Big Bank Theory, a locally produced feature film. Instead of shooting it in three to four pasts over the summer/fall, it is now scheduled to shoot in one continuous flow from Sept. 3 to Sept. 15. For more info please contact Adriane Polo at 604-898-5930.

MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

WHISTLER WRITER’S WEEKEND WORKSHOP

The weekend workshop from Aug 16-18 still has room. Keynote speaker Andreas Schroeder (co-chair of UBC’s Creative Writing program), leads the Whistler Writer’s weekend workshop. Interested applicants should submit a manuscript no longer than 4,000 words. Writers receive both individual feedback from Schroeder as well as group feedback. The fee for the workshop is $140 for the weekend, or for individual lectures which take place Saturday, the fee is $15 for one, $25 for two. Contact Stella Harvey at 604-932-4518.

POTTERY WORKSHOP

Artist Laura Wee Lay Laq, known for her hand-building techniques, leads a workshop at Millennium Place Aug. 17-18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Call Eileen Tomalty at 604-932-2004 for information or to register.

SUMMER READING CLUB

The Whistler Public Library is launching its summer reading program for children ages 3 to 9 called Booked for the Summer. Special programs for children will be held on Wednesdays in August. Sessions for 5 to 9 year olds will be held from 4-5 p.m. or 7-8 p.m. There will also be a session from 11 a.m. to noon for preschoolers aged 3 to 4. Pre-registration is important. Fill out a form at the Whistler Public Library.

LIFE DRAWING

Life drawing sessions ongoing on Monday nights, between 6 to 9 p.m. at Millennium Place, $15 drop-in. Draw models in your choice of dry medium. Facilitated by Mark of Lotus Art Supplies, and Britt Germann. Call 604-938-0055, or 604-905-5540 for more information. Models needed!

WHISTLER’S ONLY POLITICAL PARTY

Meets every three weeks at ...Gone Bakery. Call Chris Childs at 604-938-6318 ext. 222 or e-mail WSG@yahoogroups.com for next meeting date.

ON THE MOUNTAINS

BLACKCOMB

Glacier skiing is over for the summer season. Blackcomb will re-open for winter on Nov. 28.

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