Attack of the Kittens and Bunnies
Saturday, Jan. 26, 9 p.m.
thought kittens and bunnies were cute.
Productions presents another cutting-edge, totally unique art extravaganza with
Attack of the Kittens and Bunnies group art exhibition on Saturday, Jan. 26 at
9 p.m. at Mike’s Garage in Function Junction.
“We want to
bring up artists from out of town to showcase their work and give up and coming
local artists that don’t have a venue to exhibit their work,” said Dave “Pepe”
Petko, artist and co-producer of Blindmute Productions.
partner Randy Smith last shook up the traditional art world with the staging of
the Circus Billy Freak Out at Mike’s Garage. In the latest exhibition, guests
will browse bunny and kitty art among car hoists and tools for an underground
will centre on the theme of cats and rabbits. Vancouver artist Nicole Steen,
whose work is no stranger to shows in New York, Chicago and L.A., will hang a
portrait of Catwoman for the show while artist Hayley Wirsching snaps the real
thing with animal photographs and Pilar Alvarez paints the Day of the Dead Bunnies.
local names to look out for at the show include Petko, Jon Parris, Dan Poisson,
Lauren Javor, Pamela Mason, Josee St Amour, Arne Gutmann, The Incredible
Amoeba, Devin White, Chili Thom, Andrea Tucker, Tom Meraw, Xandra Grayson and
DJ R3 will
spin out this funky night of acrylics, oils, multi-media, photography, film,
paper maché, metal work and sculpture.
Must be 19
years plus to attend.
50 tickets are $5. Tickets are $10 thereafter as well as at the door.
tickets are available at Evolution and Mike’s Garage.
needed for new Pemberton film fest
gets into reel outdoor adventures with the new Pemberton Mountain Film
Festival, and organizers are looking for filmmakers to roll into action.
filmmakers are invited to share their backyard adventures at the inaugural
event, which intends to cover all facets of the great outdoors. From
base-jumping to backcountry skiing and beyond, summer or winter, organizers are
looking for adrenaline pumping and heartwarming films from filmmakers who are
veterans in the field of extreme.
festival gets rolling Feb. 11-13 at the Copperdome Lodge in Pemberton Meadows.
Each night will focus on a different theme: paragliding, base jumping, speed
flying, skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice climbing, mountaineering, kayaking
and rock climbing.
To submit a
film, contact Michele Murray at 604-698-5795.
Photographer Showdown ups the anti
is on and going global for the infamous Pro Photographer Showdown at the Telus
World Ski and Snowboard Festival with new rules and an increased prize purse
annual showcase will be held Apr. 17 in Whistler and will showcase the work of
five of the world’s best action-sport and lifestyle photographers.
A jury of
industry professionals will select the five competitors.
interested in competing must submit a three-minute DVD presentation of their
images set to music by Feb. 19. The submission must reflect the work that would
comprise the nine-minute production in the showdown.
will battle it out in front of an audience of 2,000-plus people while their
images are played out on multiple big screens at the gala event. A Best of Show
will be selected, earning the photographer not only bragging rights, but also a
$10,000 cash prize. New this year, the four runners-up will each receive
Showdown’s worldwide call was issued earlier this month, already garnering
interest from photographers in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and North and
procedures are available at www.whistler2008.com.
call for all ages
your inner thespian and get it out on stage at YouthFest, presented as part of
Wild At Art celebrations Mar. 13-15 in Squamish.
is a collection of short plays for the entire family, which will be presented
at Eagle Eye Theatre.
teens and adults from the Sea to Sky corridor are invited to audition for a
variety of acting roles. Production crews are also needed.
Polo at 604-898-5930.