Whistler Arts Council gets grants totalling $16,070 

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The Whistler Arts Council (WAC) has received two donations to support performance in the resort.

The first, $11,070 from the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation, will go towards the purchase of a new curtain and lighting for Millennium Place Theatre as part of the foundation's Presentation Technology Fund.

The second, $5,000 from Telus, will go towards the 2013-2014 Performance Series.

WAC's executive director, Doti Niedermayer, said the donation would improve the quality of programming the arts council could offer due to  improved technical equipment.

Theatre and Arts spring camp announced

Children can explore singing, improv, acting, painting and crafts during spring break in Whistler, courtesy of LB Productions and The Whistler Arts council.

The Theatre and Arts Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from March 17 to 21 at Millennium Place. Children aged five to 14 years are welcome. Cost $260 and includes one healthy snack a day.

For more information and to register visit www.artswhistler.com.

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