Cliffside 6 collaborative artist Linda Anderson is featured in a local video for B.C. Culture Days. (Contributed - B.C. Culture Days)

Cliffside 6 collaborative artist Linda Anderson is featured in a local video for B.C. Culture Days. (Contributed - B.C. Culture Days)

B.C. Culture Days find creative resilience in Sooke community

Virtual and in-person events being offered as part of annual celebration of the arts

The creative resilience of the arts community is at the heart of B.C. Culture Days.

And Sooke will be a major focus.

“It’s really about imagining what communities look like throughout this pandemic and coming out of it,” said Lynda Slater, a board member of the Sooke Arts Council.

“We took this project on because we thought it was an excellent way to get Sooke on the map.”

Under the theme Re:Generate Sooke, events will be put on both virtually and in person. You can view videos online featuring art and music, or pay a visit to the Sooke Region Museum.

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Three videos about Sooke organizations premier on Oct. 8, at 9 a.m.

The Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus presents the Road Back, a video on how the group could keep performances by sponsoring a variety of virtual concerts during the pandemic.

Sooke Fine Arts Show Moves Online is a film detailing the group’s decision to move the show and its many components online. It features the society’s executive director Terrie Moore and vice-president Elaine Thrale.

Cliffside 6 Collaborative Art Show takes viewers on a guided tour of works by the Cliffside 6, presented by member Linda Anderson.

The videos can be found here.

B.C. Culture Days starts Sept. 24 and ends on Oct. 24.



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