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Home Routes Pat Buckna has brought Home Routes house concerts back to Powell River. The next concert is on Thursday, October 23 with guitar player, singer-song writer Brent Parkin. Parkin, a veteran of the Winnipeg music scene, has been playing for audiences across Canada for over 40 years. Honours include a 1993 Juno Award, 2011 Western Canada Music Award nomination and numerous Maple Blues nominations. “All concerts are limited to approximately 35 tickets and cost $20 per person. 100 per cent of the proceeds go to the performers. Coffee and tea are provided. For tickets and more information, contact Buckna at 604 485-5189.

Fire & Rescue open house If you are interested in learning more about the planned development of the future emergency facilities property development on Barnet Street, plan to attend an information session at 6965 Courtenay Street from 1 to 3 pm with a scheduled site visit at 3:15.

Hockey night in Powell River CJMP 90.1 FM and the Powell River Kings have a new broadcast partnership for the 2014/2015 BCHL season.

CJMP will broadcast all 19 Saturday night Kings game, home and away, to fans on 90.1 FM as well as their website CJMP will also launch a live show with Kings’ broadcaster Alex Rawnsley. “Kings All Access,” is a half hour hockey

years, he was busy drawing pictures in the borders of notebooks and on scrap pieces of paper. He now chuckles about that and says that he was just studying his craft without knowing it. In high school, he drew laundry marker cartoons on

all October at Vancouver Island University’s gallery. The starting point for this show began with conventional still life painting. While snorkeling in Belize Medley was inspired to submerge the conventional rendering of still life into an underwater setting.

FLOATING WORLD: A detail from an Ursula Medley work, showing at VIU starting Oct. 2.

program that will be aired every Monday night at 6 pm.

Texada artist at the Tree Frog The work of Texada Island artist Doby Dobrostanski will be on display at the Tree Frog Bistro with the opening being held on October 19 from 4 to 7 pm. His work will be on display at the bistro until the end of the year. The subject matter of Dobrostanski’s art is varied like his various personal passions and experience. It is his first showing in Powell River. Although not formally trained in art, his connection to art began in early childhood. He often watched his mother painting in watercolors. Throughout his school

T-shirts, and later, while serving in the RCAF, a series of his aviation-oriented cartoons were published in the Canadian military newspaper, “Voxair.” Later, in Winnipeg, he studied acrylic painting under Ron Leger, a talented illustrator. His painting career has taken him all over North America. He became a professional artist in 1980 and his work can be seen at the Museum of Vancouver, the Student’s Union Building at UBC, Plimly Elevator building in Victoria and Vancouver Police Historical Society’s Musuem.

VIU art show Floating Worlds is a collaboration between artists Ursula Medley and Maggie on display

Poole became fascinated with the process of floating objects out of the picture plane and the basis of this outstanding show was born. Their art will hang from Oct 2nd until Nov 4th with an opening reception on Oct 2nd from 7 to 9 pm. Everyone welcome.

Truck to Columbia A retired 1981 Ford pumper truck was donated to Firefighters Without Borders by the Malaspina Volunteer Fire Department recently. In addition, a fire hose, bladder pond and turn out gear was also donated. The truck and equipment will be refurbished and delivered to Barichara, a small village in northeastern Columbia.

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The barley Cedric brews with is picked up by Myrtle Pt. Heritage Farm after he is done with it and they feed it to their heritage pigs.


“Its great that two local, family run businesses can help each other. Cedric’s brewer’s grains helps give our free range pork an old fashioned flavour.”

“I really love that we are able to cut down on our waste by having Myrtle Point pick up the Grain after I am done with it.”



POWELL RIVER LIVING • october 2014 •


Powell River Living October 2014  

Patricia Theatre, Small Business, Civic Literacy, Mompreneurs and more!

Powell River Living October 2014  

Patricia Theatre, Small Business, Civic Literacy, Mompreneurs and more!