Arts and entertainment briefs

Small stories about big events in Port Alberni's arts and entertainment scene.

Find your inner monologue

Transform storytelling and traditions into monologues this Saturday, Feb. 8 at a workshop (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) presented by Portal Players Dramatic Society.

Acclaimed writer Gwynne Hunt will help participants bring life to their performance pieces through brainstorming, writing and performing. Tickets are $22.50 ($12.50 for Portal Players members).


Romance with uptown dance

The Uptown Dance Group presents Romance and Dance, a fundraising event on Friday, Feb. 14 at The Bavarian Centre on Fourth Avenue. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Tickets are available in advance only ($20 each) at Triangle Music, Suzanne’s, Jim’s Clothes Closet, Gayle’s Fashions, Alberni Photography, Angels, Crystals and More and Urban Hair Studio. Proceeds go to ACAWS.


Actor needed for spring play

Portal Players Dramatic Society is looking for an actor capable of portraying a 19-year-old man for Come Back to the 5 and Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, their entry into the North Island Zone Drama fest in May. Please call Debra or Derek Burke at 250-724-6871 or e-mail

Alberni Valley News