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  • Member Since: September 14, 2015

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EAS – Artist Demo – Oil Painting w/Mel Will...

EAS Artist Demo – Oil Painting w/Mel Williamson Mel approaches painting without any preliminary drawing or outline, allowing the image to gradually emerge. After an […]

April 23, 2019
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EAS- Artist Demo – Machine Embroidery + Sur...

An opportunity to observe Artist in Residence Noelle Hamlyn investigate the art of free motion machine embroidery. She will demonstrate machine embroidery, drawing with thread […]

April 23, 2019
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EAS – Noon Hour Art Talk w/Kenna Barradell

EAS Noon Hour Art Talk w/ Kenna Barradell – Homage to Miro The world of the European and North American expressionists and surrealists appeal to […]

April 23, 2019
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EAS – Noon Hour Art Talk w/Bob Leatherbarro...

EAS – Noon Hour Talk w/ Bob Leatherbarrow – Let’s Talk Over Brunch Bob Leatherbarrow is an artist and educator who works with kilnformed glass. […]

April 23, 2019
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EAS – Homage to the Music of Newfound...

Homage to the Music of Newfoundland & Ireland Featuring: Edgar Hann – button accordion Em Walker – vocals, guitar, Newfoundland ugly stick Adam Huber- vocals, […]

April 20, 2019
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EAS Panel Discussion : Inspired, Borrowed o...

Is it homage, cultural appropriation, appropriation art, or copyright infringement? What are the differences and why does it matter? Moderated by Patrick McCallum with guest […]

April 20, 2019
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For the Birds : A Tribute in Word & Son...

Welcome spring with this evening dedicated to the inspiration of birds, from Kwakiutl Raven Clan legend to performance poetry, from multi-part harmony to songbird calls. […]

April 20, 2019
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EAS – Drop-inn drawing life drawing c...

Easter Art Show Drawing Demo: Join the Salt Spring Painters Guild for a morning of life drawing at Mahon hall with a live model, guided […]

April 20, 2019
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EAS – Noon Hour Art Talk w/Gillian Mc...

Artist Talk by Gillian McConnell – Mark Rothko: Materials + Metaphor This is Life. This is Death. This is Living Death. is an homage to […]

April 20, 2019
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EAS – Noon Hour Art Talk w/Gillian Mc...

Mark Rothko:Materials + Metaphor This is Life. This is Death. This is Living Death. is an homage to Mark Rothko. The indelible memory of my […]

April 17, 2019
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EAS – Painting Demo w/Josephine Fletc...

Join Josephine Fletcher for a painting demonstration at Mahon Hall as part of the Easter Art Show I am a painter artist from Hornby Island […]

April 15, 2019
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13th Annual Easter Art Show

The SSAC presents the13th Annual Easter Art Show. This years theme is Homage. We are very excited to welcome Patrick McCallum as this year’s Guest […]

April 10, 2019
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Hiring Summer Students

The Salt Spring Arts Council is hiring. We have two full time summer positions for students who are returning to post secondary school in Sept. […]

April 8, 2019
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13th Annual Easter Art Show

Please join us for opening night of the 13th Annual Easter Art Show on Fri. Apr. 19 from 6-9pm at Mahon Hall. We are very […]

April 8, 2019

Community News

  • Concerns Raised Over Planned Capitol Reg...

    by on 7 hours ago

    A 144-foot Capitol Regional District Emergency Services Radio Tower (CREST) is slated to be installed beside the Legion on Blain Road in Ganges within close proximity to our seniors’ residences, midwifery clinic, Salt Spring Daycare, Kings Lane Medical Clinic and Lady Minto Hospital. Scientific consensus tells us the modulated low frequency microwaves it will emit […]

  • Planting and Pest Prevention

    by on April 24, 2019

    Carry right on planting anything that tolerates or thrives in cool weather: cabbage/mustard family plants, onions and leeks, lettuces and leafy greens, peas, broad beans, carrots, beets, parsnips. A note about parsnips: make sure you sow fresh seed (packaged for this year). Parsnips seeds are only viable for a year or so. Parsnips germinate best […]

  • For Sale: Crofton – Vesuvius Ferry...

    by on April 23, 2019

    Own of a piece of Salt Spring history! Buy the current Crofton – Vesuvius Ferry, the Howe Sound Queen! Currently in operation until 1st week in June, 2019 where it will be removed from service and kept warm and in operational state until ownership change. Reason for being auctioned, scheduled for replacement. The Howe Sound […]

  • EV Tips: Charging

    by on April 22, 2019

    I often get asked about EV Chargers. The EV Group has worked diligently to encourage merchants around Salt Spring to install Level 2 Chargers that are mostly free to use (some have donation boxes – please use them). The charging stations are primarily for tourists, but are also intended for our use. I’ll take this […]

  • Watch: ‘Slimy’ GISS Students Win at Cana...

    by on April 17, 2019

    From its humble beginning as an educational adventure into a new style of theatre learning, The Canadian Improv Games got its start in Ottawa in 1977. Today, CIG is home to one of the largest and most geographically dispersed theatre festivals in Canada with 14 regional programs and over 100,000 alumni participants. Each year students […]

  • Changes in Ruckle Provincial Park Active...

    by on April 17, 2019

    Ruckle Park Active Farm has been in transition since 2018 June when dear Helen Ruckle died – last signatory on a life tenancy agreement between BC Parks and the Ruckle family that allowed them to live in the homes and continue to manage and operate the family farm. The loss is immeasurable, in so many […]

  • Fire News: Chief’s Response Report – 201...

    by on April 17, 2019

    Response Report: Salt Spring Island Firefighters responded to 49 calls for assistance in March.  From January to March 2019, SSIFR has responded to 72 Fire Incidents, 71 Medical Incidents, 13 Rescues, and 10 calls for Assistance (Total 166 Calls) Operations This month firefighters attended our first of the year brush fires.  Two fast moving brush […]

  • Photos: BC Forest March Action

    by on April 10, 2019

    On Saturday April 6, 2019 Salt Spring joined 18 communities across BC taking action in support of better protection for our local and provincial forests. About 150 Island residents participated, first gathering at the Library and then marching through Ganges. Joe Akerman opened the event and spoke about the long tradition of stewardship by Coast […]

  • From Space Junk to TED Talks: Forum

    by on April 8, 2019

    Moriba Jah grew up in Venezuela and then joined the US Air Force, where he was tasked with guarding nuclear missiles in Montana. Inspired by conversations with the engineers and technicians maintaining the missiles, he began to study – a path that took him to a PhD in Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Jah then worked at […]

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