Coming Events (Sept - Dec, 2000)

by date by title
Nov 1 - 30 Exhibiton by Jewelles Smith
Sept 7 - Dec 14 The Thursday Rites: feature, open stage, literary salon evenings at Art Space
August 31 - Sept 15 Weaving the Community Together
Sept 10 Bruce Wyse at Art Space
Sept 7 BC Writer's Federation Meeting
every Thursday night starting Sept 14 Reading series at Art Space

Jewelles SmithJewelles Smith

This 29 yr old single mom of two boys began painting in 1993. In addition to her already busy schedule as a full time student at U.N.B.C. she works part time at Café Voltaire. She is currently working on a series of paintings based on an expanding dream, which has been reoccurring over the past six years, called Labyrinth of Grief.

Her past exhibitions includes:

  • Revelstoke Art Gallery, Revelstoke BC
  • Adjudicated Exhibition, Melville, SK
  • Variety of Open Exhibits at ‘Art Space’, Prince George, BC

Her upcoming exhibition ‘Labyrinth of Grief’ will be at Café Voltaire November 1 – 30, 2000.

Weaving the Community Together

From August 31 to September 15, professional tapestry artist Thoma Ewen will visit a series of venues throughout Prince George at which the public can contribute to the design and weaving of a 4 foot by 6 foot tapesty. As a complement to her Two Rivers exhibition, Tapestries from Moon Rain, the tapestry project will provide the residents of Prince George the unique opportunity to express the creative spirit of the individual and the community.

Location Schedule

Aug. 31 & Sept. 1 Pine Centre Mall 12 pm - 5 pm
Sept. 2 Pine Centre Mall 10 am - 3 pm
Sept. 3 Pine Centre Mall 12 pm - 5 pm
Sept. 5 - Sept. 7 UNBC 12 pm - 5 pm
Sept. 8 & Sept 0 Two Rivers Gallery 12 pm - 5 pm
Sept. 14 - Sept. 15 Two Rivers Gallery 12 pm - 5 pm

Contact the Two Rivers Art Gallery for more information. (250) 614-7800

Bruce Wyse: Compulsory Figures and Perfunctory Forms

You are invited to an opening of this exhibit of Bruce Wyse's work at Art Space, 1685 Third Ave, Prince George, 563-6648, Sunday, Sept. 10, 7 p.m. (See Gallery, issue v1n1 of Reflections on Water for examples of Bruce's work.)

B.C. Writers Federation Meetings

September meeting will be held Thursday Sept 7, 7 PM at Art Space, 1685 Third Ave, Prince George. If time allows, we will follow the meeting with some readings and a social gathering. The agenda will include general updates on Fed business, how to best spend our money, and upcoming readings and literary events at Art Space and the Fed's participation therein; including the possibility of honoria ($25) for Fed members who read.

Michael Armstrong
(Michael Armstrong, in Reflections on Water.)

Readings at Art Space

Art Space, one of my other hats, is planning a reading series for every Thursday night starting Sept 14, or the 7th if you include the Fed meeting. The evening will include a short open stage, starting at 7, followed by a featured reading or performance at 8, followed by a literary salon to continue for at least an hour. Interested readers are urged to contact me at this email address or call Art Space, 563-6648. See y'all on the 7th. Michael Armstrong, Northern Zone Representative, Federation of BC Writers.

The Thursday Rites

At Art Space every Thursday night (beside Books & Company on 4th Ave.) All events to commence at 7 p.m. with an open stage, the featured event begins at 8 p.m. and a literary salon follows.

September 7
Federation of BC Writers meeting at 7 p.m. followed by readings. Everyone welcome. Come listen and join the Fed!
September 14
Mike Sheperd, novelist and poet, launches his new chapbook "From a Father to His Daughters: Fifteen Poems of Hope". He will also read from his novel.
September 21
John Harris and Vivien Lougheed, well known writers and world travelers, will read from their works including their most recent "Tungsten John".
September 28
Heather Harris, author of "Rainbow Dancer" and First Nations Studies instructor at UNBC, will read from her work. (Heather Harris, in Reflections on Water.)
October 5
Jacqueline Baldwin, whose book "Threadbare Like Lace" has become an international poetry best seller, will read from new and previously published work (Jacqueline Baldwin, in Reflections on Water.)
October 12
Ian Kluge, author of "Elergies" and "For the Lord of the Crimson Ark" presents "Conrad Aitken". Ian will combine readings from Conrad Aitken, on whom he has written two books, with his own poetic interpretations of this major American poet's work.


NorthWords: The First Annual Fall Festival of Writing


October 26
Prince George Society for Open Intellectual Enquiry. A philosophical roundtable debate on a pertinent public policy issue. Topic to be announced.
November 2
BOOST Magazine Night.A group reading by contributors and editors of BOOST, Prince George's own underground writing magazine.
November 9
CNC and UNBC Creative Writing Night. Readings by emerging writers in the CNC Creative Writing Program and the UNBC English Club.
November 16
Mackenzie poet, teacher, and all around wild woman, Susan Herzog, will read from her work.
(Susan Herzog, in Reflections on Water.)
November 23
Prince George Society for Open Intellectual Enquiry. A philosophical roundtable debate on a pertinent public policy issue. Topic to be announced.
November 30
Christopher Earl, Prince George poet and author of "I Like You Best in Bed", launches a new chapbook, "Silver Suits and Bubble Cars", and reads from his work.
December 7
Bruce Wyse, writer, painter, and UNBC English professor, reads from his work.
(Bruce Wyse, in Reflections on Water.)
December 14
Saturnalia, an orgy of writing and reading by various writers to celebrate the season in the good old fashioned way.