Whistler Arts Council presents: Out of Bounds: Tales from the Backcountry, Bizarre Bazaar, Whistler Festival of Lights and the annual Performance Series. Whistler's resource for events and community programs.
Plus: The Whistler Arts Council puts out calls for student artists and their grown-up counterparts
The World Ski and Snowboard Festival has unveiled the list of photographers competing in this year's Pro Photographer Showdown, one of the festival's most popular events. It's already sold out, but lucky ticketholders will get to see images by top name shooters that span their entire body of work.
After arranging music by modern artists like Radiohead and indie singer Bat for Lashes for string quartet, viola player Marcus Takizawa is ready for a new challenge: Skrillex. Takizawa, a freelance musician and music teacher, was touring schools around Vancouver recently as part of a program to bring chamber music into schools and decided he wanted to come up with a way to engage the young audience.
The Whistler Arts Council presents the inaugural event Feb. 23 at Millennium Place
Peter Krysa answers his phone from a car in Boston where he's made a quick detour to have his 300-year-old violin checked up by the same man who's been fixing it for years. "You develop a relationship with a person who best knows your instruments," the Vancouver-based violinist says.