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Chimney gone.

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Call for Submissions HIVE EMPORIUM

HIVE EMPORIUM opens its gallery doors on Thursday, June 18! We invite all Gabriolan artists to submit works for the inaugural exhibition Best in Show. Read more…

GAC Presents: Grim & Fischer by the Wonderheads!

“Grim and Fischer is utter magic.” – CBC

One-act play | Devised and Performed by the Wonderheads
Sponsored by Carol Martin of Coast Realty Group

Wednesday, March 25 | Reception 6:30pm, Show 7:00pm, Q&A 8:00 | Ages 10+ | Tickets $20, $10 for ages under 17, at the door | Community Hall | 2200 South Road | More info: or 250.247.7409

The Grim Reaper meets his match in Mrs. Fischer, a stubborn senior whose will to live is a force to be reckoned with. Equal parts hilarious and touching, this award winning physical comedy by mask imagineers the WONDERHEADS is the story of a tenacious granny who comes face to face with the Grim Reaper himself and must put up the fight of her life to escape his definitive grip.

Grim and Fischer is performed in full-face mask, a form so magical you will forget your age and marvel in childlike delight. Wordless and whimsical, it has been described by audiences as watching a living cartoon, or live-action Pixar. Read more…

Kafka and Sons

GAC Presents: Kafka and Son

One-act play | Adapted by Mark Cassidy and Alon Nashman | Performed by Alon Nashman | Directed by Mark Cassidy

Order tickets online here.

Kafka and Son is pure, unadulterated, surreal goodness.” VueWeekly, Canada ★★★★★

Thursday, February 19 | Reception 7pm, Show 7:30pm, Q&A 8:30 | Ages 14+ | Tickets $20 online, at North Road Sports or at the door | Cash bar | The Haven Phoenix Auditorium | 240 Davis Road | More info: or 250.247.7409

At the age of 36 Franz Kafka was still living at home, a petty bureaucrat, a failed artist, Read more…

Art and Craft Fairs on Gabriola!

So many amazing opportunities to support local artists, artisans, crafters, makers and generally creative folks!  Check them out!

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September is Pop-Up Poetry Month!

Poetry Gabriola is proud to announce



Online ticket sales have ended! You can purchase tickets at the door for all events listed below. If you ordered tickets online, they will be waiting for you at the door. If you want to register for a workshop, contact Lisa directly.


Monday, September 1—IAN FERRIER and For Body and Light


Saturday, September 20—SUSAN MUSGRAVE and STEPHEN REID

Sunday, September 21—WORKSHOP # 1 with SUSAN MUSGRAVE

Sunday, September 21—WORKSHOP # 2 with STEPHEN REID

Saturday, September 27—JEM ROLLS


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Gabriola Gumshoe! He’s BACK!

ONLINE ticket sales have ended but you can still purchase your tickets at the door. If you’ve already bought your tickets online, they will have your name on a list at the door. Enjoy the show!


Trent Trowel returns! On Sunday, September 14th at 4 pm in The Haven’s Phoenix Auditorium, Trent Trowel will once again share with an audience his greatest case. The case that changed his life forever. The Case Of The Coffeehouse Conflagration!

If you missed Gabriola Gumshoe: The Case of the Coffeehouse Conflagration at the Gabriola Theatre Festival, this is your chance to see the show that everyone’s talking about! Admission is $20 ($10 for 16 and under) and tickets will be available at Artworks as of the beginning of September, and online right here, right now! Read more…