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shíshálh Nation’s National Indigenous Peoples Day Cultural Crawl

Cultural Crawl Workshops: Saturday, June 22 2019
The Arts Centre is delighted to be part of the shíshálh Nation’s celebration of National Indigenous People’s Day. On Saturday June 22nd, we will host two free workshops and […]

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Anagram plays an exciting mix of latin, swing and funk tunes as well as original compositions. They have performed at numerous festivals, including the Vancouver International Jazz Festival and the Pender Harbour Jazz Festival. They […]

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Ashley Houtala

My name is Ashley Hautala. I’ve been playing/singing/writing for 11 years. In 2016 I released my EP called “Hope For Love” available on all streaming sites.

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Matthew Lovegrove

Matthew Lovegrove performs fingerstyle acoustic guitar under the name woodland telegraph; he has just released the final album in the Canadian Landscape Trilogy.
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Glenn Millar & the Rain City Singer

Donald Glenn and daughter Paige are back again to perform at this year’s Hackett Fair. Check them out on YouTube

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Billy Hillpickers Band

The Billy Hillpicker Band is known on the Sunshine Coast for their good time traditional and contemporary acoustic roots, bluegrass, and folk music.

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Joe Stanton

“With intricate fingerstyle guitar, earthy baritone and lyrics from life, Joe Stanton does what he loves – writing and performing acoustic music.”
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G. Willy

G Willy has entertained crowds in the Pacific North West and beyond for over 40 years. His shows are energetic and interactive.

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Grant Olsen

In the style of Prine, Young and Van Zandt, Grant combines simple story-telling with poetic feel and hard-pan realism.

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Karl Kirkaldy

Karl Kirkaldy plays folky , country and rock music with heart .

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Martini Madness

Martini Madness plays a lively mix of festive vocal jazz, bossa nova, samba and original tunes. Featuring Kevin Crofton on guitar and vocals, Andy Amanovich on bass and Graham Walker on drums and percussion.

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Michelle Morand

Michelle Morand will perform her highly engaging blend of sweet vocals & acoustic guitar. Come say hello!

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Trudy D’ambrumenil

Trudi is a child and youth care professional, a recreational gymnastics and trampoline coach, clown, an actor, and has a passion for the arts of all sorts. She also plays the ukulele and sings out […]

Volunteer at Hackett Park

The Hackett Park Arts and Crafts Festival would not be possible without the amazing volunteers who dedicate their time to ensuring the weekend goes off without a hitch. If you are interested in taking on […]

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Introduction to Oil Painting

Saturdays, June 8-29, 2019
Explore the properties and texture of oil painting in this 4-week introductory workshop.
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Golden’s “A” to “Z” of Acrylics

June 14, 2019
This lecture packs in a ton of valuable information about acrylics, guiding listeners through the basics while opening up new possibilities.
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“Evolution of a Series” – Bill Wilkinson

July 4–August 4, 2019
An exhibition of an artist’s process and development.
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August 8–August 18, 2019
This is an exhibition of works by artists who live and work in the traditional territories of the shishalh nation. These artists are connected by their relationship with texem-ay or red cedar and through their practices they reveal their reciprocity and respect for the tree of life.