Brentwood College’s upcoming Concert for a Summer’s Eve is raising money for the Monday Morning Music program for special needs people in the Cowichan Valley. (Citizen file)

Brentwood College’s upcoming Concert for a Summer’s Eve is raising money for the Monday Morning Music program for special needs people in the Cowichan Valley. (Citizen file)

A&E column: A concert and auditions coming this week in Cowichan

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Coming up this Friday, June 3, at Brentwood College is Concert for a Summer’s Eve.

The show, which starts at 7:30 p.m. in the T. Gil Bunch Centre for the Performing Arts, will feature Brentwood’s award-winning instrumental and vocal ensembles.

The concert is also a fundraiser for Monday Morning Music, a program for special needs people in the Cowichan Valley, as well as bursaries for special needs graduates from high schools in the Cowichan Valley.

Admission is $10 a ticket. Get them online at theatre.brentwood.bc.ca or at the door in the hour before the show.

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The Mercury Players is looking for singers from eight to 80.

Auditions for Give My Regards to Broadway are coming up on Thursday, June 2 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 5 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mercury Theatre in Duncan.

Give My Regards to Broadway is a musical revue with drama, dance and comedy from some of Broadway’s best-loved shows including South Pacific, Oliver, Oklahoma, Les Miserables, Cinderella and more.

So warm up those vocal cords and dust off your sheet music.

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The Cowichan Valley Arts Council is hosting a free weekly drop-in art session for teenagers every Thursday until June 16.

The sessions take place at the CVAC studio, which is located in the Cowichan Community Centre in Duncan, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

This is a chance for teens to share their art with others and explore new art mediums under the direction of an art leader.

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