Fernie Arts Station

Event Date: 
Friday, January 26, 2018
Time: 
7:00pm - 11:00pm

Friday at the Reel Canadian Film Fest kicks off with Adventures in Public School followed by a Q&A with the lead actress, Siobhan Williams and costume designer Flo Barrett. 

The Q&A will take place at the Opening Gala at the Arts Station following the movie - complete with a DJ, a free drink and snacks for everyone! Join for the opening night, get excited for the weekend of films to come and celebrate the 10th Reel Canadian Film Festival!

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Time: 
10:00am - 4:00pm

Seed Swap and Sale! Join the Community EcoGarden and Our Cold Climate Seed Library Project in this FREE and fun day of seed swapping, buying, informative talks, kids activities, snacks, and more!

It's still snowing outside but that only means that it is time to start thinking about planning your garden! Don't miss this great opportunity to hear short talks by seed and garden experts (details TBA) and see what your local growers have to offer. 

In the spirit of New Years, being bold and pushing personal envelopes, the Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra and The Arts Station are going to encourage a different kind of audience experience to include some room for dancing.

Event Date: 
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Time: 
5:00pm

Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr fled an oppressive marriage to create a name for herself as one of Hollywood’s top leading ladies in the 1940s. Behind the glamour and sex appeal, though, was a talented and inquisitive inventor who created a radio system that is now considered the basis of Bluetooth technology.

$9 for Arts Station members, $10 for non-members. Buy your tickets here.

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Time: 
7:00pm

All screenings start at 7:00pm at the Art Station unless otherwise noted. Admission by donation. All opera selections are screened from DVD with English subtitles.

Thursday March 1st: Un Ballo In Maschera – Verdi Millo, Pavarotti, Blackwell, Hawkins, Nucci
Conducted: Levine with the MET Orchestra and Chorus
Directed: Faggioni. 1991 production

 

Event Date: 
Friday, February 2, 2018
Time: 
7:00pm

All screenings start at 7:00pm at the Art Station unless otherwise noted. Admission by donation. All opera selections are screened from DVD with English subtitles.

Friday, February 2: Pelleas et Melisande - Debussy
Dessay, Naouri, Degout, Ens
Conducted: de Billy, with the Radio-Symphonie Orchester Wien and Arnold Schoenberg Chor.
Directed: Pelly. 2009 production

Event Date: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Time: 
5:00pm

Khaled, syrian refugee stows away on a freighter to Helsinki. Meanwhile, Wikström is a traveling salesman who wins big at a poker table and buys himself a restaurant with the proceeds. When the authorities turn down his application for asylum, Khaled is forced underground and Wikström finds him sleeping in the yard behind his restaurant. He offers him a job and a roof over his head and, for a while, they form a utopian union with the restaurant's waitress, the chef and his dog.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 
8:00pm

Big Little Lions is the ferocious songwriting duo of Helen Austin and Paul Otten. Both successful singer/songwriters in their own right, they met while both on a conference songwriting member success panel and then a couple of years later started the band from afar, with Helen based on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada and Paul in Cincinnati, OH. 

Event Date: 
Friday, December 22, 2017
Time: 
3:00pm - 5:00pm

Join the Arts Station from 3 - 5pm for family lantern crafting session.

Totally free, all materials provided, just drop in. Lead by Rachel Butterworth. Lanterns can be taken home afterwards. Suitable for ages 3+, families must stay with their children. Then, get the whole family and join us on the deck to hold your lanterns and sing songs with Rachel.

5:30pm on the deck at the Arts Station. Rachel to lead the signing with a crew of singers and music! Traditional and modern holidays songs. All ages welcome.

Free hot chocolates! Generously donated by Starbucks Fernie.

Event Date: 
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Time: 
5:00pm

This Christmas, the Arts Station is brings an encore screening of the Royal Ballet’s festival favourite, The Nutcracker by Peter Wright, direct from the Royal Opera House, London.

This beautiful ballet enthrals with snowflakes, the land of sweets and sensational dancing. A wonderful night out for all the family, we encourage children to come dressed as their own fairy prince/ss, ballet dancer, evil magician, magical toy or mouse! Magical wands, sweets and toys all welcome too!