pacific rim summer festival in tofino

The Pacific Rim Summer Festival

november 15-17, 2007july 1-15, 2007July 1 - July 15, 2010

Presented by the Pacific Rim Arts Society in Tofino, BC, Canada.

the letter 'T'The Pacific Rim Arts Society is proud to be presenting their 21st Annual Pacific Rim Summer festival. There are many diverse types of performances and showings in Tofino, Ucluelet and in the Pacific Rim National Park.


Pacific Rim Summer Festival Calendar of Events


july 1, 2010Canada Day Celebrations

  • Tofino Village Green
  • Thursday, July 1, 2010 @ noon - 4 pm
  • Ucluelet Village Green
  • Thursday, July 1, 2010 @ noon - 4pm
  • Admission: Free

USS Jazz Band, Poi Pixies, face painting, arts and crafts, and fun for the whole family! In Tofino and Ucluelet at the Village Greens. Free!


july 2, 2010Pacific Rim String Quartet

  • Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre
  • Friday, July 2, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Tickets: Adults $15. Children $7

Immerse yourself in an elegant evening of wonderful music featuring Borodin's famous Nocturne. www.pacificrimstringquartet.com


july 4, 2010Harp & Steel

  • Green Point Theatre
  • Pacific Rim National Park
  • Sunday, July 4, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Tickets: Adults $15. Children $7

Kate Gibson Oswald on Celtic Harp with Myles Morrison on National Steel slide and Martin guitars. Shimmering harp, sweet vocals, smooth slide guitar and a bit of blues, rock and old-time fun for the whole family. You ain't heard nothin' like this before!


july 5, 2010Monday Night Movie: Allegro Non Troppo

  • Clayoquot Sound Theatre, Tofino
  • Monday, July 5, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Tickets: adults $7. Children $5.

A 1976 film by Bruno Bozzetto, inspired by Disney's Fantasia, brings six pieces of classical music together for a weird and wonderful life. Rated PG. 85min.

Presented in collaboration with Monday Night Movies


july 6, 2010Crowlogue

  • Darwin's Cafe
  • Tofino Botanical Gardens
  • Tuesday, July 6, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Free event, Donations appreciated

An evening of spoken word and the celebration launch of the West Coast's brand new Postelsia Press.


july 7, 2010Move: the Company

  • Ucluelet Community Centre
  • Wednesday, July 7, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Tickets: Adults $15. Children $7

An exciting evening of Modern dance featuring excerpts from their latest production, Sold Doubt. From Vancouver, Move will also hold two dance workshops, one for children and one for teens & adults.

Dance Workshops:

  • Youth (12 & under) is FREE, 3:30 - 4:30pm
  • Teen/Adult: $15 - 5:00-6:00pm
  • For Teen/Adult: performance + workshop combo $25.

To ensure your place at the workshop please register in advanced with Gabrielle Springett at gbolger@telus.net or 250.726.3430


july 9, 2010Esther Celebrini Trio
with Randolph Celebrini

  • Clayoquot Sound Theatre, Tofino
  • Friday, July 9, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Tickets: Adults $15. Children $7

Jazz and visual art -- Esther's jazz trio performs while Randolph paints to the sound. A real fusion of vision and music.


july 10, 2010Aztlan Underground

  • Tofino Community Hall
  • Saturday, July 10, 2010 @ 9pm
  • Tickets: Adults $15. Children $7

A First Nations performance: Aztlan Underground navigates time and space between the contemporary and the ancient to create music that reveals the unrestrained voices of indigenous peoples of the world.


july 10, 2010Shannon Rayne

  • Darwin's Cafe
  • Tofino Botanical Gardens
  • Saturday, July 10, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Free event. Donations appreciated.

An eclectic mix of readings and performance from her writings, Shannon playfully explores everything from dirty dishes to dinosaur sex. She has performed at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, Under the Volcano Festival, and at the Vancouver International Storytelling Festival.


july 11, 2010Bruce Vogt

  • Darwin's Cafe
  • Tofino Botanical Gardens
  • Sunday, July 11, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Tickets: Adults $15. Children $7.

Enjoy one of the world's best pianists, famous for his renditions of Liszt.


july 12, 2010Monday Night Movie:
The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T

  • Clayoquot Sound Theatre, Tofino
  • Monday, July 12, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Tickets: adults $7. Children $5.

This classic live-action film was written by Dr Seuss! The evil Dr. T has forces 500 boys to play piano 24/7 and Bart is the only one who can save them! Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Music, this a family event. (1953, US, 89 min, Rated G).

Presented in collaboration with Monday Night Movies


july 13, 2010Alexander Sevastian

  • USS Band Room, Uclulet
  • Tuesday, July 13, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Tickets: Adults $15. Children $7.

Amazing classical music from one of the best musicians in the world, a multi-award winner, you'll hear a whole orchestra from one accordion.


july 13, 2010French Cinema in the Gardens

  • Tofino Botanical Gardens
  • Tuesday, July 13, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Suggested donation: $8

Paris in Tofino! Incroyable! Join us for an evening of French Cinema (with English subtitles). Bring a blanket (and a friend or two) and join us in the gardens under the stars and moon. A fully licensed event. (show time 9pm)


july 14, 2010Viva La Bella Choir

  • USS Band Room, Ucluelet
  • Wednesday, July 14, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Tickets: Adults $12. Children $5.

Enjoy a thrilling musical experience. This soaring thirty-voice choir of young Czech singers is presented by the International Choral Kathaumixw of Powell River.


july 15, 2010The Left

  • Ucluelet Community Centre
  • Thursday, July 15, 2010 @ 8pm
  • Tickets: Adults $15. Children $7.

Fresh from the Olympics, The Left comes to celebrate the last day of the Festival. This experienced touring band plays unabashedly up-beat, melody-based Rock. Their slogan is "Taking Fun Seriously"!

You don't want to miss it!

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Pacific Rim Summer Festival calendar of events for the 21st annual Summer Festival in Tofino, BC. Presented by the Pacific Rim Arts Society.

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