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Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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August 2019

Beauty and the Beast

August 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

The musical classic, presented by exitStageLeft Productions and Graffiti Theatre. At ArtSpring on Aug. 23-24 and 28-31 at 7:30 p.m. plus a family matinee on Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. Tickets through the ArtSpring ticket centre.

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Beauty and the Beast

August 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Family matinee of exitStageLeft Productions show at ArtSpring at 2 p.m., sponsored by Country Grocer. Tickets through the ArtSpring ticket centre.

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Beauty and the Beast

August 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

The musical classic, presented by exitStageLeft Productions and Graffiti Theatre. At ArtSpring on Aug. 23-24 and 28-31 at 7:30 p.m. plus a family matinee on Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. Tickets through the ArtSpring ticket centre.

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September 2019

Pride Opening Night

September 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Pride festival 2019 opens with LGBTQ2SIA+ lobby art exhibit, silent auction, sign making, community banner making, art jam, and  staged-reading of "An Interrogation Story in One-Act" with talk-back session facilitated by Robert Birch. ArtSpring. 6 to 9 p.m.

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Strange and Familiar – Transforming Fogo Island

September 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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SSNAP/SSAC sponsor film screening of documentary on the the arts-centric transformation of Fogo Island, Newfoundland. ArtSpring. 7 p.m.

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Time Piece

September 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

A thematic rock concert featuring the music of Pink Floyd, Sting, Barenaked Ladies, Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac, Cindi Lauper, Neil Young and more. ArtSpring. 7 p.m.

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Time Piece

September 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

A thematic rock concert featuring the music of Pink Floyd, Sting, Barenaked Ladies, Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac, Cindi Lauper, Neil Young and more. ArtSpring. 7 p.m.

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SSNAP Parallel Art Show

September 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2019

ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Curated exhibition of selected Southern Gulf Islands artists from the 2019 SSNAP entrants shows daily at ArtSpring from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Oct. 20. https://saltspringartprize.ca

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Art Opening: SSNAP Parallel Art Show

September 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Opening reception for exhibition featuring the work of fifty outstanding Southern Gulf Islands artists who submitted their work to SSNAP, curated by Celia Duthie and Quentin Harris. ArtSpring. 5 to 8 p.m.

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SSNAP Art & Community: Zita Cobb

September 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Zita Cobb, founder and CEO of Shorefast and Innkeeper of the Fogo Island Inn, will speak to how a small Island off the coast of Newfoundland has become a leading contemporary arts venue for artists, filmmakers, writers, and thinkers from around the globe. Talk followed by reception. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. 

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Vetta Presents Vetta String Quartet

September 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

First concert in the 2019/20 season features Maria Larionoff, violin, Joan Blackman, violin, David Harding, viola, Eugene Osadchy, cello. Program includes Beethoven String Quartet No. 4, Shostakovich String Quartet No. 1 and Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. 3. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.  

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October 2019

Salt Spring Forum: Angus Reid

October 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Chair of the Angus Reid Institute speaks on A Citizen's Guide to Political Polling. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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SS Forum presents Nancy Turner- BC’s Most Renowned Ethnobotanist

October 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Nancy Turner has spent decades studying the importance and uses of plants in First Nations communities from Haida Gwaii to the Southern Gulf Islands. She has invaluable knowledge to pass on about sustainability and our relationships with nature. This event is co-sponsored by the Salt Spring Island Conservancy. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Tickets and Info: https://www.saltspringforum.com/new-events

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Met Opera: Turandot

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Nézet-Séguin conducts Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production of Puccini’s final masterpiece, which also features tenors Roberto Aronica as Calàf, sopranos Eleonora Buratto as Liù, and bass-baritone James Morris as Timur. Live screening at ArtSpring. 10 a.m.

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Best of the Fests: Honeyland

October 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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The Salt Spring Film Festival kicks off its monthly “Best of the Fests” film series with the award-winning Macedonian documentary Honeyland. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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ArtSpring Presents Saguenay Quartet and Lafayette String Quartet

October 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Celebrated quartets combine for program of Mendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat major Op. 20; Niels Gade’s Octet Op. 17; and a newly commissioned piece by Canadian composer Airat Ichmouratov. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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ArtSpring Presents MG3 Guitar Workshop

October 23, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Workshop with MG3 guitarists — Sébastien Dufour, Glenn Lévesque, and Marc Morin, regarded by the CBC as the hottest guitar ensemble in Canada. Limited to 20 participants. All levels of experience welcome. ArtSpring. 1:30 p.m.

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ArtSpring Presents California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio

October 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio come together for concert by six of the most accomplished players in North America. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m., bar open at 6:30.

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Death Cafe

October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

At a Death Café people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’. A Death Café is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. ArtSpring. 2 to 4 p.m. Free. Further Death Cafés will run on Nov. 23, Feb. 1 and April…

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ArtSpring Presents Les Voix Humaines and Nigel North

October 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Early music concert at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Pre-show talk at 7 p.m.

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ArtSpring Presents RUBBERBANDance Workshop

October 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

RUBBERBAND Method of dance will be taught in a workshop at ArtSpring. 5 to 7 p.m. Register through ArtSpring.

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ArtSpring Presents RUBBERBANDance

October 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Montreal-based dance company presents Vic's Mix, described as "a kind of 'best of' spanning the immense creative territory explored by choreographer Victor Quijada, extracting jewels from the choreographer’s repertoire." ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Plus post-show talkback.

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November 2019

Bach on the Rock Presents: Sound the Horns! Beat the Drums!

November 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Bach on the Rock opens its 15th season with a concert of works by Handel, Thomas Arne, William Boyce, Giovanni Bononcini and more. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Salt Spring Forum: Kirsten Zickfeld

November 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

SFU climate scientist Kirsten Zickfeld a leading researcher in her field, is the Salt Spring Forum guest at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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ArtSpring Presents MM Contemporary Dance

November 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Choreographer Michele Merola presnets his Gershwin Suite and Schubert Frames with renowned Italian company. ArtSpring. &:30 p.m. Bar opens 6:30.

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Met Opera: Madama Butterfly

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Leading soprano Hui He has the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenor Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. The great Plácido Domingo makes his role debut as Sharpless. Pier Giorgio Morandi is on the podium for Anthony Minghella’s sweeping production, a perennial audience favourite. ArtSpring. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Art Show Opening: Unwritten, Unspoken, Unheard

November 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Opening event for an exhibit of work by 16 Salt Spring women artists at the ArtSpring gallery. 5 to 7 p.m. Show runs Nov. 8 to Nov. 24.

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Salt Spring Film Festival presents: nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

November 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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In August 2016, a young Cree man named Colten Boushie was shot and killed after entering Gerald Stanley’s Saskatchewan farm with his friends. Award-winning filmmaker Tasha Hubbard follows the journey of Colten’s family as they search for justice, taking their fight to the highest echelons of power and, ultimately, the United Nations. Screening with director Tasha Hubbard in attendance, co-presented by the Stqeeye’ Learning Society (Xwaaqw’um Village). ArtSpring. 7 p.m.

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ArtSpring Presents Yegor Dyachkov and Jean Saulnier

November 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Renowned Canadian cellist Yegor Dyachkov and pianist Jean Saulnier present a program called Crossroads. It combines thoughtful musical substance and pleasure. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m., bar open at 6:30.

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100 Women Who Care Salt Spring Island

November 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Meeting of collective philanthropy initiative aimed at gathering a group of now almost 200 women to raise money for local charities in a novel way. ArtSpring. Orientation and Social 6 p.m. Meeting 7 to 8 p.m.

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At Your Service -The Life and Yarns of Robert Service

November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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The first instalment of the spectacularly popular poet’s life. Created from autobiographical sources, this one-man play recounts Robert Service's humble Scottish beginnings to his departure for the Canadian gold rush. Performed in poem, song, and storytelling by acclaimed Canadian actor Jeffrey Renn. ArtSpring. 7 p.m.

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Nancy MacLean at the Salt Spring Forum

November 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Salt Spring Forum hosts Nancy MacLean, Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University and author of Democracy In Chains, which has set a ferocious cat among the pigeons in American academia. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Met Opera Akhnaten

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti. ArtSpring. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Death Café

November 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

At a Death Café people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives’. A Death Café is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. ArtSpring. 2 to 4 p.m. Free. Further Death Cafés will run on Feb. 1 and April 11 this…

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ArtSpring Presents Le Vent du Nord

November 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Le Vent du Nord is a driving force behind Quebec’s progressive folk movement, as well as a key group in the renaissance of Quebec’s traditional music. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m., bar opens at 6:30.

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Braiding Cedar: An Evening with Indigenous leaders

November 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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An evening of Indigenous solidarity, songs and stories in support of RAVEN Trust. Benefit for the Pull Together campaign, raising funds for strategic lawsuits against TMX, the event features a silent auction and delicious concession at intermission, along with a very special musical guest. ArtSpring. 7 p.m.

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Vetta Presents Art of the Tango Fugue

November 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Join Jonathan Goldman, bandoneon, as he guides us in a unique exploration of two great composers: Bach and Piazzolla. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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December 2019

Bandemonium & Swing Shift – Together Again!

December 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Community concert band and big band combine for concert at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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A WONDERHEADS Christmas Carol

December 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

The WONDERHEADS reimagine the story of Ebeneezer Scrooge and his magical journey with giant masks, whimsical puppets, and wondrous, theatrical invention. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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A WONDERHEADS Christmas Carol

December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

The WONDERHEADS reimagine the story of Ebeneezer Scrooge and his magical journey with giant masks, whimsical puppets, and wondrous, theatrical invention. ArtSpring. 2 p.m.

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Makana Youth Choir Concert

December 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Local youth choir performs at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Tenore – Christmas With You

December 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Multi award-winning tenor group performs, accompanied by Bach on the Rock's choir. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Performing to sold-out audiences across North America, Tenore has crisscrossed the globe from Kampala to California and, along with live TV and award recognition, has garnered an impressive, loyal and international fan base that begins in Canada and stretches worldwide.

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Salt Spring Singers: Sing With Joy!

December 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Salt Spring Singers' winter concert and singalong. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Salt Spring Singers: Sing With Joy!

December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Seasonal concert and singalong with Salt Spring Singers. ArtSpring. 2 p.m.

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SIMS & GISS Music Show

December 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Join musicians from the middle and high schools at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. with doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a silent auction to benefit the GISS music program's trip to Cuba.

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January 2020

Robin Hood

January 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Term-end production of GISS' Acting 11-12 class. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. In this 1970s resetting of a classic story filled with action and hilarity, Robin will attempt to thwart the villainous plans of King John, the Sheriff of Nottingham and the Bishop, with a contemporary twist. Please bring a nonperishable food item or toiletry product as a donation to the food bank.

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Baltimore Consort

January 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Maryland group presents The Food of Love: Songs, Dances and Fancies for Shakespeare. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Met Opera: Wozzeck

January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Alban Berg's Wozzeck sung in German. Wozzeck is set in an apocalyptic pre–World War I environment. ArtSpring. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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GISS Dance: Backin’ It Up

January 15, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Term-end show of high-school dance program. 7:30 p.m.

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Viva Chorale! Water Circle Concert

January 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Water-themed choir selections and featuring storyteller Anne Glover. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Viva Chorale! Water Circle Concert

January 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Water-themed choir selections and featuring storyteller Anne Glover. ArtSpring. 2 p.m.

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Best of the Fests: Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

January 22, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Salt Spring Film Festival screening of documentary film about The Band. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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GISS Improv Show

January 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

GISS Improv teams perform at ArtSpring. 7 p.m.

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DOSED documentary + Q&A

January 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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An evening dedicated to psychedelics, mental health, addiction, compassion, education, and solutions. The DOSED screening will be followed by a Q&A featuring filmmakers Tyler Chandler and Nicholas Meyers; as well as Adrian Oberg of the Victoria Association for Psychedelic Studies. ArtSpring. 7 to 9 p.m.

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ArtSpring Presents: War of 1812

January 26, 2020 @ 2:30 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

From producer Mike Delamont and the writers of Three Dead Trolls In A Baggie comes the funniest history lesson of a lifetime. Live theatre at ArtSpring. 2:30 p.m.

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Rainwood Dance Studio Winter Dance Recital – Show 2

January 31, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Rainwood Dance Studio showcases dances of groups ages 6-12, 10-13 and 14–adult at ArtSpring.7:30 p.m.

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February 2020

Met Opera: Porgy and Bess

February 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Gershwin opera on the Met screen at ArtSpring. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Death Cafe

February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Facilitated by JayaLynda Cole at ArtSpring. 2 p.m.

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Vetta Presents The Immortal Flute

February 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Vetta presents a concert of music by Mozart, Villa-Lobos, Kodály, Debussy, Beethoven and Dvorak. Lorna McGhee, flute; Joan Blackman, violin; David Harding, viola; Brian Yoon, cello. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Best of the Fests: And Then We Danced

February 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Screening of film by Levan Akin presented by the Salt Spring Film Festival Society. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Salt Spring Forum: Ken Wu

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Salt Spring Forum guest is the charismatic former executive director and co-founder of the Ancient Forest Alliance, who has been working to protect ancient forests in BC for more than 25 years.

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Tentacle Tribe Dance Workshop

February 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

All levels dance workshop for teens and adults led by Tentacle Tribe founders Elon Höglund and Emmanuelle Lê Phan. ArtSpring. 5 to 7 p.m.  

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Tentacle Tribe

February 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Tentacle Tribe co-founders Emmanuelle Lê Phan and Elon Höglund create conceptual hip–hop with a contemporary twist, while intermingling organic influences from earthly creatures. In this new work, the free-spirited pair known as Tentacle Tribe combines elements of contemporary dance, street dance, and martial arts in a physical score that echoes the subtle pulse of respiration. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Best of the Fests: If You Could Read My Mind

February 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Salt Spring Film Festival presentation of a film about legendary Canadian performer Gordon Lightfoot. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Opening Reception: Birgit Freybe Batemen

February 21, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Opening reception for Bateman's photo show Mindful Vision, which will be seen for the first time since being at the Russian Museum. ArtSpring. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Show continues from Feb. 24 to March 8.

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ArtSpring Presents Elage Diouf

February 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Sensational Sengalese-Canadian soul rocker performs at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Salt Spring Forum: Bill Rees

February 22, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

UBC professor emeritus Bill Rees is the forum's guest, speaking on From ‘Eco Footprint’ to ‘Ecological Overshoot’ What Chance a Sustainable Planet? ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Artist Talk – Birgit Freybe Bateman

February 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Bateman speaks about her photography as part of the Mindful Vision show at ArtSpring. 12 noon to 1 p.m.

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Met Opera: Agrippina

February 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Handel’s tale of intrigue and impropriety in ancient Rome receives its first Met performances, with star mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato as the controlling, power-hungry Agrippina and Harry Bicket conducting. Sir David McVicar’s production ingeniously reframes the action of this black comedy about the abuse of power to “the present." ArtSpring. 10 a.m.

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March 2020

Janina Fialkowska

March 5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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One of "the Grandes Dames of piano playing," celebrated for her interpretations of the classical and romantic repertoire, plays ArtSpring concert. 7:30 p.m. Bar opens 6:30.

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Vetta Presents Beethoven’s Birthday

March 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Vetta celebrates Beethoven’s 250th anniversary with the Kreutzer Sonata — Suite for Two Violins, Cello and Piano Left Hand. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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The Gender Lady: The Fabulous Dr. May Cohen

March 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

International Women's Day film screening at ArtSpring. 7 p.m. Presented by SWOVA and IWAV.

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ArtSpring Presents: Early Morning Rain: The Songs of Gordon Lightfoot

March 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

Presented by musicians John McLachlan, Marc Atkinson and Scott White at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. 

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CANCELLED: Salt Spring Forum: COVID-19

March 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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A conversation between Dr. Kevin Patterson and Aletha Humphreys will be filmed instead of a public event being held. People can send their questions for Kevin and Aletha at forum@saltspringforum.com. Their conversation will be filmed and viewable on www.saltspringforum.com on March 14.  

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Met Opera: Der Fliegende Holländer

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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François Girard, whose revelatory 2013 take on Parsifal set the recent Met standard for Wagner stagings, now unveils a spellbinding new vision of the composer’s tale of a cursed sea captain doomed to sail the open ocean for eternity. ArtSpring. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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August 2020

Salt Spring Island Painters Guild Summer Show

August 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8

All new works by Salt Spring Island Painters Guild members. ArtSpring Gallery. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily from July 27 to Aug. 4, and from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Aug. 5th.

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December 2021

GISS Music: Arcadia

December 15, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Gulf Islands Secondary School concert features students from the guitar class, composition class, GISPA music and the GISS jazz combo. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Tickets available through ArtSpring here.

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GISS Music: Arcadia

December 16, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Gulf Islands Secondary School concert features students from the guitar class, composition class, GISPA music and the GISS jazz combo. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Tickets available through ArtSpring here.

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Viva Chorale Wind in the Willows Food Bank Fundraiser

December 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Enjoy choral music, carol singing and story reading by special guest Chris Humphreys. ArtSpring. 7 to 8:15 p.m. All proceeds go to the Salt Spring Food Bank. $25 for ticket, which includes a $20 food bank donation etransfer to vivachoralessietransfer@gmail.com with note "Food Bank" $2 for ages 2 to 18. Tax receipts available for donations over $25.

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January 2022

The Addams Family

January 6 @ 7:30 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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A new musical comedy from Gulf Islands Secondary School Drama 10 students. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Family-friendly show with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Directed by Jason Donaldson. Tickets $15 through ArtSpring.  

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The Addams Family

January 7 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until January 7, 2022

ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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A new musical comedy from Gulf Islands Secondary School Drama 10 students. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Family-friendly show with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Directed by Jason Donaldson. Tickets $15 through ArtSpring.  

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The Addams Family

January 8 @ 2:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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A new musical comedy from Gulf Islands Secondary School Drama 10 students. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Family-friendly show with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Directed by Jason Donaldson. Tickets through ArtSpring: https://tickets.artspring.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent3546.html

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GISS Dance

January 12 @ 7:30 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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End-of-semester show of new choreography from GISS Dance. 7L30 p.m. Tickets: $15 https://tickets.artspring.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent3547.html

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GISS Dance

January 13 @ 7:30 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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End-of-semester show of new choreography from GISS Dance. 7L30 p.m. Tickets: $15 https://tickets.artspring.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent3547.html

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ArtSpring Presents: Chloe Kim and Joanna Hood

January 27 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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BC-based baroque violinist Chloe Kim and chamber violist Joanna Hood perform Mozart, Handel, Michael Haydn and more. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Viva Chorale! Awake and Dreaming

January 29 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Community choir led by Caroni Young and accompanied by Shirley Bunyan performs at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Viva Chorale! Awake and Dreaming

January 30 @ 2:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Community choir led by Caroni Young and accompanied by Shirley Bunyan performs at ArtSpring. 2 p.m.

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February 2022

ArtSpring Presents: Angela Hewitt

February 10 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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With the first Angela Hewitt concert a quick sell out, the world-renowned pianist will perform a second show this evening at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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ArtSpring Presents: Angela Hewitt

February 11 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Pianist Angela Hewitt performs at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Prelude to a Kiss – The Music of Ella Fitzgerald

February 13 @ 2:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Concert of music by Ella Fitzgerald with vocals by award-nominated recording artist and actress Leina DeBoer, accompanied by celebrated Canadian pianist Morrissey Dunn. ArtSpring. 2 p.m. Tickets at: https://tickets.artspring.ca/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent3549.html

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ArtSpring Presents: Michael Kaeshammer

February 26 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Pianist Michael Kaeshammer performs at ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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March 2022

Dancers of Damelahamid

March 23 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Northwest coast Indigenous dance group presents Spirit and Tradition. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m. Tickets at: https://tickets.artspring.ca/TheatreManager/1/login?event=3521

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The Comic Strippers Present The Improvisers

March 26 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Award-winning Canadian comedians bring their latest show to ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.  

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The Young Beethoven

March 27 @ 2:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Ten musicians perform works composed by Beethoven before the age of 30, in a show curated and emceed by George Zukerman. 2:30 p.m. Tickets at: https://tickets.artspring.ca/TheatreManager/1/login?event=3522

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April 2022

Cleopatra – Queen of Exile

April 3 @ 2:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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An original theatrical production directed by David R. Simpson showing at ArtSpring. 2 p.m.

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Maria Cristina Kiehr & Ariel Abramovich

April 29 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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Argentinian soprano and vihuela player present a concert of works by 15th and 16th century Spanish composers and arrangers. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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May 2022

Lovin’ Shakespeare

May 6 @ 7:30 pm
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ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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A celebration of love through some of Shakespeare’s most iconic love scenes and characters. From the comedic to the sublime the story traverses through Shakespeare’s canon from Titania and Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet. Told through song, sonnet and scene you will fall in love with Shakespeare over and over again. Written and performed by Christina Penhale and Jeffrey Renn. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Lovin’ Shakespeare

May 7 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until May 7, 2022

ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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A celebration of love through some of Shakespeare’s most iconic love scenes and characters. From the comedic to the sublime the story traverses through Shakespeare’s canon from Titania and Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet. Told through song, sonnet and scene you will fall in love with Shakespeare over and over again. Written and performed by Christina Penhale and Jeffrey Renn. ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Salt Spring Singers: Nature Sings

May 14 @ 7:30 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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A collection of choral pieces celebrating the Earth. At ArtSpring. 7:30 p.m.

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Salt Spring Singers: Nature Sings

May 15 @ 2:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Ganges, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia V8K 2V8
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A collection of choral pieces celebrating the Earth. ArtSpring. 2 p.m.

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