Hazelton briefs

Upcoming events from the art gallery and the Kispiox Music Festival.

Art gallery

The Misty River Art Gallery will be reopening its doors soon and they are asking for artists who are interested in showcasing and selling their work to contact the Arts Council.

They will accept applications, artwork and comments at their regular monthly meetings which are held the first Saturday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Riverboat in Old Hazelton.

The Gallery boasts a unique location making it a destination for many tourists which has provided a well rounded venue for artists from throughout the area in the past.

For more information or to apply or drop off artwork please contact the Gallery.

Music fest

The 2012 Kispiox Valley Music Festival Performer’s Committee is putting out a call to all local musicians who are interested in playing at this year’s festival.

Applications must be received before May 1and any bands, singers, songwriters, dancers, poets, storytellers, speakers, workshop facilitators and other live performers of all ages are welcome to apply.

In addition to performing at the festival, all regional performers receive a festival pass as well as hospitality while at the festival.

Those interested are asked to please indicate on their application whether travel funding would be required.

For more information or to apply please go to: kvmfperformerscommittee.wordpress.com.



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