Sunday, December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Learn About Spinning Qiviut and Cashmere

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Salt Spring Weavers and Spinners event at ArtSpring at 10:30 a.m. All welcome. Followed by a workshop from 1:30-4:30 at a different location. (Spinning experience necessary.) Preregister at saltspringweaversandspinners.com

Early Spirit

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

A founder of the seminal folk group Spirit of the West and a solo artist for over 20 years, J. Knutson debuts an exciting new group featuring harmonious vocals, Celtic influences, and rock rhythms.

Salt Spring Weavers and Spinners

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Making Christmas tree decorations. All welcome. ArtSpring. 10:30 a.m.

A Better Man – Film & Discussion

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Salt Spring Film Festival and SWOVA present documentary film and discussion illuminating a new paradigm for domestic-violence prevention. Join in the post film discussion including Q & A film clips with filmmaker Attiya Khan. ArtSpring. 7 p.m.

21 Ways to Make the World Last Longer

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Runaway Moon Theatre puppet and live actor show. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Bar opens at 6:30.

Death Cafe

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Discussion about death and related matters returns to ArtSpring by popular demand. 2 to 4 p.m. Sessions are also planned for January 27, Feb. 24 (also 2 to 4 p.m.) and April 14 from 3 to 5 p.m.

MET Livestreaming: The Exterminating Angel

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

The Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film. ArtSpring. 10 a.m.

Salt Spring Forum: Stephan Lewandowsky

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Psychologist Stephan Lewandowsky presents Denial: From Climate Change to Conspiracies at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Although scientists long ago settled on the conclusion that human activities are causing climate change through the emission of greenhouse gases, a small but vocal number of dissenters remain unswayed by the evidence. What causes people to reject scientific evidence? What […]

Bach on the Rock: A Baroque Bouquet

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Chamber choir and orchestra conducted by Michael Jarvis presents music by Pergolesi, Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

She Said This is Who I Am: Artists’ Reception

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

14 island women explore who they are as individuals and artists. Opening reception for show running Nov. 10 to the 19. ArtSpring. 5 to 7 p.m.

Ballet Victoria: Dracula

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Prepare to be seduced by the eerily evocative ballet that will bite deeply into your soul. Show 7:30 p.m.; bar 6:30. Post-show talkback.

Ballet Victoria Open Rehearsal

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Local dance students invited to attend. Company class 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., Run through 2 to 4 p.m.

The Comic Strippers

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Award-winning comedy improv by some of Canada's top comedians. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

Migratory Birds on the West Coast: The Marvels and the Perils

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Learn the astonishing facts of these wondrous and perilous journeys with Stan Senner, vice president of bird conservation in the Pacific Flyway for the National Audubon Society. ArtSpring. 7 to 9:15 p.m. The event is a fall fundraiser for the Salt Spring Island Conservancy and will include a silent auction beginning at 6:30, which will run through […]

Volunteer Recruitment Fair

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Presented by Volunteer and Community Resources (VCR) and the Salt Spring Island Public Library at ArtSpring. Drop by for refreshments and to browse over 25 booths of volunteer opportunities from many local volunteer-run organizations. 1 to 4 p.m.

Salt Spring Forum Presents Mark Kingwell

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Mark Kingwell, University of Toronto philosophy professor and author of several bestselling books, leads a discussion titled Why Philosophy Still Matters at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. We live in unsettling times, when a climate crisis looms and Donald Trump rules. Is philosophy relevant to our daily lives—and if so, how? From politics to architecture, fishing to […]

Celebration of the Arts

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Two-day extravaganza of Salt Spring arts. Displays and demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; children's workshops from 10 a.m. to 12 noon; Artists' Mash-up from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Celebration of the Arts

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Two-day extravaganza of Salt Spring artists in all genres at ArtSpring. Displays and demonstrations will be open to the public from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Continues Saturday.

SS Forum: Graham Kerr, Former Galloping Gourmet

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Internationally renowned television personality and award-winning author, now an expert in nutrition, healthy eating and the locavore movement, joins the Salt Spring Forum for a wide-ranging conversation about all things food-related. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

Recurring

Falling Awake

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Surrealist physical comedy from Ragmop Theatre. Falling Awake returns to ArtSpring by popular demand. 7:30 p.m.

Film Screening: Maudie

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

The true story of Nova Scotia folk painter Maud Lewis. Presented by the Salt Spring Film Festival and SSNAP. ArtSpring Theatre. 7:30 p.m.   

The Fretless in Concert

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

The Fretless, winners of the 2017 Juno Award for Instrumental Album of the Year, plays ArtSpring at 7:30 p.m. 

The Fretless

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Unique band takes string music to fascinating places as it transforms fiddle tunes and folk melodies into intricate, beautiful, high-energy arrangements. Winners of the 2012 Instrumental Album of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

SSNAP Panel: The Creative Mind: Creativity In The Arts & Sciences

ArtSpring 100 Jackson Avenue, Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

Salt Spring National Art Prize event with three panellists from the world of arts and science: Atom Egoyan (director), Arthur B McDonald (2015 Nobel Prize in Physics), Meaghan Ogilvie (photographer). ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25 at http://tinyurl.com/SSNAP2017TheCreativeMind