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An Evening Out Promo FINAL 128

“An Evening Out” with Dennis Olsen and special guests promises to be a great one indeed. See below for full details.

Tickets have just been opened up for online purchase by clicking here.

Be sure to get your tickets early for a wonderful night of music, interviews and entertainment. Partial proceeds will benefit the Vancouver Island Chapter of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

A Musical Night at The Capitol Theatre February 2, 2013 is very excited to announce that, together with Portal Players Dramatic Society, we are presenting “An Evening Out” with Dennis Olsen and special guests Storm Warning.

“An Evening Out” is on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at The Capitol Theatre. Doors & Lounge open at 7 pm; the programme starts at 8.

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Tickets are $15 in advance, and any remaining tickets on show night are $20 at the door. Advance tickets are available for online purchase now; outlet ticket sales at Rollin Art Centre and the Capitol Theatre Box office will begin the week of January 7.

You won’t want to miss this very special evening out, which includes music, entertainment and interviews. Well-known local guitarist Dennis Olsen will share his fascinating journey as a musician, from his early days, through to today as a performer, recording artist and a mentor to his students.

“An Evening Out” will feature acoustic performances by Olsen, and a set with the band Storm Warning. Host Peter Wienold will be joined on stage by co-host Denis Levasseur, who together with Olsen, was the other half of the Denis & Dennis performing duo.

The night also features a chat with Chris Arthurs, director of Portal Players’ upcoming “Reefer Madness” musical production. Audience members will be treated to a preview of a selected number from the show.

February is Heart Month and partial proceeds from this event will benefit the Vancouver Island chapter of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

Be sure to get your tickets early, as “An Evening Out” with Dennis Olsen, is certain to be a sold-out night. has partnered with Portal Players Dramatic Society to present an unforgettable evening at The Capitol Theatre on Saturday, February 2, 2013. Be sure to keep the date open, and keep watching this space for more details . . . .

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Well Hi There,

You’re getting a sneak peak at our new website – thanks for checking us out.

Officially launching in January 2013, celebrates many of the great things about the Alberni Valley. While the mechanics of the site are still be developed, the content is starting to come together. We invite you to stay tuned for clever links, informative posts, entertaining podcasts and much more, all about our little corner of the planet.

A couple of test posts below juxtapose a 45 year old CBC documentary on Port Alberni youth with a promotional video that uses beautiful HD video footage and slow motion.

We’re just getting started – more coming soon . . .

Courtesy of Alberni Valley Tourism

Port Alberni – Discover Adventure from Punchline Video Productions on Vimeo.