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Jane Austen Promenade, Family Picnic & Country Dancing @ Harbour Quay
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am
Jane Austen Promenade, Family Picnic & Country Dancing @ Harbour Quay

Put on your Regency finery, pack up your own picnic basket of goodies, bring a blanket or chair to sit on and join is for this FREE family event.

At 11:00 am sharp, promenade in your Regency finery at Harbour Quay (base of Argyle Street). After the promenade, enjoy a family picnic in Roger Creek Park, at the gazebo near Pemberton Road at Adelaide Street. (Park entrance is at corner of Gertrude and Pemberton Road.) The Old Time Fiddlers will provide live music for Country Dancing on the grass — the whole family can participate. There will also be croquet and some Regency children’s games. Complimentary liquid refreshments will be available. See you there!

For more information, please call Tricia at 250-913-2111 or email: [email protected] This event is the last of our 2019 Jane Austen Festival Days. It is brought to you by the Central Vancouver Island Region of JASNA (the Jane Austen Society of North America). We also have ongoing member activities throughout the year. Come out and join other Port Alberni fans of Jane Austen and the Regency period! Visit us at:

Dancing Local/Global @ Harbour City Theatre
Jul 10 all day
Dancing Local/Global @ Harbour City Theatre

Join us on Wednesday, July 10th for Dancing Local/Global, a stunning trio of performances as a part of the 21st Annual InFrinGinG Dance Festival!

Me-Moi-Man: a stark and stunning solo inspired by Iran’s 1980 revolution and war. This solo questions the influence of the past on our present and future life. By Vâtchik Danse Collective (Nasim Lootij – Kiasa Nazeran, Iran/Montreal)

Am I In The Picture, Inspired by the photography of Francesca Woodman. By Samantha Letourneau with Moths & Locusts, film by Paul Manly (Nanaimo).

Creating Resonance: Conversations in the language of Jazz. By Timothy Allen, Tap Artist, and the Island Times Saxophone Quartet; Nicola Crowhurst, Jim Thompson, Rod Mont, Brett Pattison (Nanaimo)

Crossing Mountains & Seas 穿越山海經 @ The Port Theatre
Jul 11 @ 7:30 pm
Crossing Mountains & Seas 穿越山海經 @ The Port Theatre

Take a journey Crossing Mountains and Seas in the WORLD PREMIERE performance of the same name, and a Headliner show for Crimson Coast Dance’s 21st InFrinGinG Dance Festival!

Inspired by the ancient Chinese book ‘Shan Hai Jing’ and set within an online role-playing game, audiences travel between ancient and modern worlds — between reality and imagination.

‘Crossing Mountains and Seas’ features live music by JUNO nominated Orchid Ensemble, aerial performances by Aeriosa, choreography by Chengxin Wei, and interactive multimedia projections.

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Camera + Movement Workshop with Recorded Movement Society @ Harbour City Theatre
Jul 12 all day
Camera + Movement Workshop with Recorded Movement Society @ Harbour City Theatre

Looking to add to your show reel? Join us for a Camera + Movement workshop with Vancouver’s Festival of Recorded Movement Artistic Director, Sophia Wolf; followed by a screening of Moving/Forward, a showcase of dance films from Western Canada!

When?: July 12th, 2019

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Camera + Movement Workshop @ Harbour City Theatre

8:30 PM – 9:45 PM: Moving/Forward screening @ Harbour City Theatre

Workshop ONLY: $25
Screening ONLY: $10
Workshop AND Screening: $30

In this workshop, we will experiment and play with ways we can capture and record movement through the camera. We will start with a group warm-up that will guide us into our bodies, and then into our film-making senses. We will lead into tasks where you will have a chance to be the mover in front of the camera and the mover holding the camera. How do the two respond to one another? How do they connect an influence one another? We will look for ways we can accentuate and highlight our motions through the lens.

This workshop is open to anyone who wants to move their bodies, meanwhile, discovering new ways of capturing movement on film. We will briefly look at the Final Cut Pro X Interface together, and look at creating a short movement film of our own!

What to bring:

-Comfortable clothes to move in
-A camera if you have one! DSLR or even a smart phone

Who?: Anyone curious about movement and capturing movement on camera.

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Flicker @ The Port Theatre
Jul 13 @ 7:30 pm
Flicker @ The Port Theatre

Crimson Coast Dance Society presents Flicker by renowned Gitxsan company, Dancers of Damelahamid.

July 13th, 2019 | 7:30 PM
The Port Theatre

Flicker is a wise and dreamlike tale that highlights the diversity and complexity of contemporary Indigenous identities. Flicker tells the story of a young man who sets out on a hero’s quest to find his true potential. Through rituals, beings with supernatural powers guide the young man on a journey of discovery that changes him forever.

With unique sets and regalia that illuminates through the integration of lighting technology, this awe inspiring presentation evokes a truly magical evening for the whole family!

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