June 7-9 – 4th Annual Bright Nights in June
Come Celebrate the Arts in Fort St. John!
You are invited to join the North Peace Cultural Centre in a celebration of the arts June 7th to the 9th at Bright Nights in June. This year there are a number of exciting events planned including Art Stars, a roundtable discussion regarding working in the Arts, our Gala evening with the theatre performance, The Legend of George Jones featuring Duane Steele, and a chance to see and experience a number of different art forms at our Art Market and Big Print Day.
Events being held include:
Thursday June 7th: Art Stars –7:00pm – 9:00pm
The Bright Nights Art Stars begins our celebration of arts in the community by highlighting professional performers. Hear about the journeys of people from Fort St. John who have careers in the creative arts. A roundtable discussion with the Arts Stars includes inspiring stories of what motivates them.
By donation with minimum of $5. Tickets are available now. Get your tickets here!
Friday June 8th: Bright Nights in June Gala – The Bright Nights Gala is our celebration of arts in the community with a classic country evening. Join us for an appetizer & cocktail hour, and the opening of Peace Gallery North’s June art exhibit “Moss & Other Interpretations” at 6:30. The performance “The Legend of George Jones” featuring Duane Steele will start at 7:30. We are very pleased to have Tom Cole as our special guest to open the show.
Tickets to the Gala are $45 each. Tickets go on sale on Friday, Feb 16. Get your tickets for The Legend of George Jones here!
Saturday June: 9th: Art Market & Big Print Day- 10:00am – 2:00pm
We’re creating a series of large-scale relief prints which will be printed using a road roller (yes!) – we’re following a worldwide trend to have a public Big Print Day. The art market will include the Printmakers, Flying Colours, Quilters Guild, Spinners and Weavers, and the Potters Guild.
The Art Market and Big Print Day are free to attend.
Fort St. John celebrated the opening of the North Peace Cultural Centre with its first show, “Bright Nights in June”, a showcase of all of the artists excited to have a venue of their own back in 1992. We are proud to put on an event that showcases the outstanding talent in our community. For more information and updates, check our website, www.npcc.bc.ca, Facebook, or call 250-785-1992.