The countdown is on for the 2nd annual Elevate Arts Festival and culture lovers of all kinds should mark the dates and plan to spend time in the heart of Courtenay for 5 days of music, dance, art, media, puppets, fire, verse, circus, choirs, workshops, crafts, kids stuff, fiddles and so much more!… More » »
* New streamlined submission process! (as of May 17/13)
New Elevate The Arts contest getting big-screen treatment
“A photograph is not an accident – it is a concept. There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer” – Ansel Adams
Every photographer knows the excitement of having captured or created a truly remarkable image. And that excitement multiplies when such arresting photos are shared.… More » »
Something special happened last May in the streets & alleys of Downtown Courtenay.
Seemingly out of nowhere, a grassroots arts and culture festival was born. With over 22 venues and over 250 performers and artists spread across alleyways, restaurants, plazas, halls and cafes, it was an event that certainly caught the attention and interest of the community.… More » »