ARTS LISTINGS IN BRIEF
Celebrate Family Day with the king of instruments
Canadian organist David Palmer presents a family-friendly pipe-organ concert on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Alix Goolden Hall.
Victoria-born Palmer has performed extensively in Canada, the U.S. and Europe at the cathedrals of Chartres and Notre Dame in Paris.
He is past-president of the Royal Canadian College of Organists and is professor emeritus in the School of Music at the University of Windsor and Organist and Choir Director of All Saints Church, in Windsor.
The concert features a variety of music for all ages including Musical Clocks, Britannia Waives the Rules, Cat Suite and The Squirrel. Tickets are $15 for adults and those 25 years and under are free. Tickets are available at the door. For more information call 250-474-4047 or go to rcco-victoria.org.
Multicultural dinner show with heart
Greek, Arabic and Latin American cultures come together for the fifth annual Valentine Dinner Show with Heart at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 16.
The event features a four-course Greek dinner, with entertainment from Asmira Dance Theatre and Latin dance company Sabor Asi, at the Greek Community Centre, 4648 Elk Lake Dr. Tickets are $30 in advance (764a Yates St. or at the Greek Community Centre) or $35 at the door. Kids (5-12) get in for $20.
Open Space welcomes Richard Martel and Julie Andrée T., two acclaimed performance artists from Quebec, to join local artists for Officially Bilingual/Officiellement Bilingue, a weekend of performance art, Feb 15-16. For information go to openspace.ca.