Lean into loneliness this season, if you're feeling a little adrift — and know you’re not alone in it. Canadian filmmaker Andrea Dorfman (an old friend of the late Lisa Korthals, so can we adopt her as honorary Pembertonian?) reunited with poet Tanya Davis to craft tender and profound animation on the theme of isolation, … Continue reading How to be at Home, an animated poem
Come and check out some local arts and crafts next Sunday! The tables currently are all booked so it is going to be a busy one. You can buy locally made gifts for your loved, or yourself. It's also a great opportunity for seeing what's around and available in our communities in terms of crafts … Continue reading Gathering of the Artists Arts and Crafts sale!
The Spiritual Warriors are a Lil'wat/Pemberton band. With Leroy Joe and his daughter Daisy both doing vocals, and Rich Doucet, Mike Rowe, and Tim Lall. Using reggae beats and lyrics in Ucwalmícwts, Lil'wat traditional language, they create songs that are inspiring and upbeat. They are on their way to Niagara Falls, New York for the … Continue reading Local Band The Spiritual Warriors nominated for 4 Awards
Get a dose of art with your fresh food at the Farmers' Market, with live art demos from local artists Kylie T Millar this week and Levi Nelson next week. The Arts and Culture Series is supported by a community grant from the Real Estate Association of Whistler. Stay tuned for more events including 2 … Continue reading Live art demos begin at the Farmers Market – featuring Kylie T Millar and Levi Nelson, Friday, August 3,3pm – 6:30pm
Thanks to Murphy Construction for documenting this process and allowing us to share it here. As friends commented, this work is a gift to future generations. To glimpse back at the earlier form of the doors, see the original sketch, and the work at the half-way point. As Ashley Gélpcal Joseph completed his carvings on the … Continue reading The work is complete: Ashley Gelpcal Joseph’s entry doors for the Ts’zil Learning Centre
The doors were beautiful to begin with. Beautiful smooth wood. But Ashley Gélpcal Joseph is turning them into a true portal - not just a literal opening, into a room, but one that you could pass through and be transformed by. The story he has conceived is a beautiful blessing for every person who goes into … Continue reading Work in Progress, with Ashley Gélpcal Joseph
The Pemberton & District Public Library is proud to present the first of three movies made at Maker Mondays: Stop motion movies session! Presenting The Two Thrones. Created by Euan, Austin, Luke and Zachary. The Two Thrones from Pemberton Public Library on Vimeo.
Ryan Scoular has been working on a totem pole commission for much of the past year. It will shortly be installed in a private residence in Whistler. For your chance to see this incredible piece of work, and meet Ryan, he is hosting an open house on Saturday, May 12, from noon. Help him celebrate … Continue reading Celebrate artist Ryan Scoular’s complete totem pole at open house, May 12
Teens 13-18, this one’s for you! Arts Whistler has received a grant from the Chris Spencer Foundation to help support emerging teen artists. There are 18 spots available for this FREE professional development workshop for dancers, singers, actors, filmmakers, writers, poets, and painters. (Soloists and/or groups are all welcome to sign up). Participants will get … Continue reading 13-18 year old artists – free professional development workshop
Last year, Levi Nelson was short-listed for the prestigious IDEA Art Award for his piece, Anthropology. The IDEA Art Award was established in 2009 as a collaboration between the Healing Art Committee at VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation and Emily Carr University of Art and Design. The annual award allows for the purchase of an … Continue reading Lil’wat’s Levi Nelson wins prestigious IDEA art award