Arts Briefs 

Getting ARTrageous

The Whistler Arts Council (WAC) celebrates Whistler’s dynamic creative community with the 11th annual ARTrageous cultural extravaganza Thursday, Nov. 9 at 9 p.m. at Dusty’s at Creekside as part of Cornucopia celebrations.

The evening includes live music from the 12-piece Afro-funk juggernaut Five Alarm Funk as well as performance artists and an art gallery show featuring 18 local artists. In keeping with Cornucopia, the evening of vibrant arts and culture also includes wine and nibblies from local restaurants.

The Arty Farty Bus will shuttle partygoers free of charge from the Whistler Village taxi loop beside Moguls Coffee Shop to Creekside, starting at 9 p.m. The bus will operate until 2 a.m.

Don’t forget to bring extra cash. All art will be for sale at the exhibit.

Tickets are $30. Special Friends of WAC ticket prices available at the Whistler Arts Council by calling 604-938-9221.


Skateboarding Bigger and Better

Don’t Sleep Productions presents the latest skateboard flick, Bigger and Better Things , Friday, Nov. 10 at 9 p.m. at Merlin’s.

“The video spotlights the best of the Canadian amateur skateboard scene,” said director Ben Stoddard.

Board hounds featured include Sascha Daley, Chad Dickson, Alien, Andrew Quast, Stacy Gabriel, Randy Monchalin, Will “Stash” Durie, Cory Wilson, Scott Reid and Nate Lacoste.

Bigger and Better Things premieres in Whistler then sets off on a six-city tour with stops in Vancouver, Kamloops, Victoria, Abbotsford, Seattle and Toronto.

Along with the vision of Stoddard, videographer David Ehrenreich, who’s past claims to fame include Underworld Attack Show and Yesterday’s Future , is at the helm of this ramped up adventure.


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