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Friday noon only 14 tickets had been sold. Friday Afternoon Roxy Bulletin sent out. Saturday night 52 tickets sold! Vunderbar!
Thanks also to Joelle and Victor Anthony, Hilary Peach and John Capon who helped "goose" the promo by passing it on to their lists as well - not something any of usually do but we all obviously dig Celtic Chaos And John Beaton.
Ain't it just grand when good things happen to good people.
A big thanks also to all who bought a ticket and saw the concert!
Need I say it, wait for it...one more time... Gabriola Does Provide !
This week at the Roxy:
Monday March 27, 7pm: The Roxy Movie: Leave Her To Heaven ( 1945) - a quintessential film noir -on almost everyone's top ten list.... "There's nothing wrong with Helen. It's just that she loves too much". Ellen is possibly the most slyly evil, despicable femme fatale of them all - contains award winning acting ,cinematography and some of the most wonderful
homes you'll ever likely to see....Tix $5 ( $0 for members ) Doors at 6:45pm
Thursday March 30, 7:30pm: The Gabriola Historical and Museum Society Presents a power point presentation by John McCormick....by donation.. doors at 7:15 pm
Sunday April 2, 1pm to 5pm: Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) for the elementary school are having a kids movie day - first it's The Peanuts Movie, then a break and then Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them ...$5 for 1 movie ,$10 for 2 ...everybody welcome...doors at 12:45pm.
Sunday April 2, 7:30pm: School Orchards Africa Socirty presents Cabaret and Tapas featuring high powered vocalist mother/daughter team of Heather Macleod and Athena
This is a fundraiser for SOAS "creating futures, one tree at a time" www.schoolorchardsafrica.org Tix $15 at North Rd Sports or $20 at the door.
Doors open 7pm
Monday April 3, 7pm Roxy Movie "Cadillac Records" a wonderful bio pic of the blues label Chess records, much in the vein and every bit as enjoyable as "Ray-The Ray Charles Story" but this time it's about Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and Little Walter.
Thursday April ?: Hot blues band Wicked Grin in Concert check them out on YouTube - they are wicked!
Friday April 7 : The Roxy Rock Jam
IMPORTANT: Just a gentle reminder We still need way more Roxy Members to keep the landlord at bay, here's hoping those who haven't will consider it ....remember a 2017 Roxy Membership is only $120 for the calendar year ( that's only $10/month for you Boo BOO)...
You can Electronic Money Transfer it to email@example.com or drop off cheques or cash to Stevie B., most noon hours (not Tuesdays -and this week not Wednesday either - or is that neither ?) at Mad Rona's Café, up to 12 post dated cheques are fine - payable to S.Berthelot... cheers
Members have benefits - no charge movies every week for the whole family + discounts on Roxy hall rentals and of course you'll be totally in with the in crowd on Gabe !
Ponder ye this:
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited. --Plutarch
When you're dead , you don't know you're dead. All of the pain is felt by others. The same thing happens when you are stupid. --Alfred E. Newman
may the gods be with you
see you next weeksee you next week, Stevie B.
email is at firstname.lastname@example.org