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Spring art classes announced

The Art Room announced their spring programming with plenty of creative endeavours to wet your paintbrush with.

Learn the basics of oil painting with Jenny Angus Tuesday, April 18 from 6:15 to 9:15 p.m. Admission is $37. Supplies included.

Learn the ins and outs of pottery techniques with Laurie MacCallum every Thursday, April 6 to May 11 from 6:15 to 9:15 p.m. Hand building, wheel throwing, decorating and glazing techniques will be explored. All six sessions are $175.

Try something entirely new with a pottery pit-firing workshop with Barb Hirano late May at Nairn Falls. Registration for the four-hour session is limited.

The Drop-In Artists Studio still holds weekly open house workshops every Tuesday between 6:15 and 9:15 p.m. Participants can use pottery lab and wheels, room and table space for drawing and painting and printmaking presses. No instruction provided. The drop in fee is $8.50. Clay is an additional charge.

All workshops, with the exception of the pit firing, are held at The Art Room, located at Whistler Secondary.

To register for any of the classes, call 604-935-8350. For more information about classes, call 604-902-1433.

Master of the Impossible at MY Place

Craziness leads the way with Broadway’s Tomas Kubinek Saturday, April 1 at 7 p.m. at MY Millennium Place.

The Master of the Impossible wraps up a circus act, comedy, vaudeville and outright hilarity into one show. From New York’s Broadway to London’s Royal Festival Hall, Kubinek charms audiences with must-see slapstick humour and bizarre physical feats.

Check him out at www.kubinek.com. Tickets are $20/$17/$10. Call 604-935-8410.

Spirited films coming

Holistic Happenings in Whistler hosts its second film in the Three Movies for Mind and Spirit series April 2 at the Whistler Youth Centre at MY Millennium Place.

The series seeks to introduce thought-provoking films exploring new-age nuances as well as raise funds for the youth centre.

The Celestine Prophecy shows April 2 and The Indigo Evolution April 9.

There are two screenings of the Sunday night films: 6:15 and 8:15 p.m. Tickets are $12 each or $30 for three-film package. For tickets, call 604-905-0084.

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