Local author Roger C. Lewis book launch

Local author Roger C. Lewis will launch his just-released debut work of fiction “Identity Matters: Canadian Stories” at Villa Dome Quixote at 4 pm Thursday August 16. The author will read selections from his book; refreshments will follow.. Some of the stories are set in the Slocan Valley. The book was reviewed by noted local author Sean Arthur Joyce in the July 26 issue of “The Valley Voice.” For further reviews and comment see the author’s web page: URL info@custombookpublications.com

Work Out Equipment for sale

Work Out Equipment for sale at 40% new price (and weights don’t age.) two 25 lb weights, ten 5 lb, four 2 1/2.lb four dumbbell bars, sleeves and collars two 10 lb dumbbells one 6 foot bar, one 5 foot bar, one 4 foot curling bar, all with collars one bench with removable uprights for bench press All for $100.  call Wendy at 358-7792

FOR RENT on Red Mountain Rd.

One BR, cozy, partially furnished cabin on Red Mountain Rd, Silverton.  Nicely situated on wooded property with small  mountain view.  Ideal for one person/couple.  Wood stove/electric heat.  NS/No pets.  References required. $450 + Utilities.  Avail Sept 15. .  Internet being installed-cost will add onto rent.  CONTACT:  Collene (250) 358-2432


Two Roland Micro Monitor MA-20 speakers with Mic,line 1, line 2 and loudness adjusters. Price new about $60 each. You can have both for $50, plus two Koss HD/4 speakers with bass, mid, and treble adjusters for free. Contact Wendy Harlock at 358-7792.

At the Hidden Garden Gallery

The art show “Perspectives in Time” by Boukje Elzinga, will be held at the new Hidden Garden Gallery from August 14 to August 19, 2018 with music by Garbanzo at the reception on Wednesday, August 15th. In this mix of oil paintings and pen and ink drawings of objects, people, creatures and animals, Boukje plays with ideas, colour and location.

The next show at the Hidden Garden Gallery is Blossom and Burst” by Jeremy Down, August 21-26 with a reception on Wednesday, August 22. Music will be provided by J Buttle, Paul Gibbons and friends. “Blossom and Burst” is a collection of works from the last few years, acrylic on canvas and then on wood. Some works are 3-dimensional and some are standard format flat paintings.

The Hidden Garden Gallery is located at 112 Slocan Ave, New Denver behind Sweet Dreams Guesthouse, and is open 10 am to 3 pm Tuesday through Sunday. For more information please visit hiddengardengallery.ca.

Outdoor Yoga

Outdoor Yoga starts this Tuesday and continues every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-10:00 in the Gardens with Jeremy Down. Bring your mats for Hatha Flow. Cost is $10.00.

Nakatani Gong Orchestra (NGO)

There are spaces for musicians to take part in a free Gong workshop at the Silverton Gallery August 19, 4 – 9 pm witht he Nakatani Gong Orchestra (NGO).

NGO is a contemporary live Sound Art project that tours throughout North and Central America. NGO is a continuous, growing community engagement project; and the only bowed Gong orchestra in existence in the world today. The rich harmonies produced from multiple layers of bowed gongs are transformative, engaging and inspiring for both players and audiences. The gong bows and surrounding instrumentation equipment are handmade by Nakatani Kobo.

This unique workshop will be of particular interest to percussionists, but will be engaging for musicians of all kinds. Register now to secure your spot! If you know someone who may be interested, please encourage them to contact us to reserve a spot. Email silvertongallery@gmail.com or call 250-265-7173.
Claire Paradis Communications  csparadis@gmail.com