The Ascending Bonito & Drawing Contest by Arts Matter Online

Event Dates:
  • Sat March 13, 2021 12:00 AM
  • Thu March 25, 2021 12:00 AM

Join us this Saturday morning, March 13, 2021, for the latest Arts Matter Online featuring Riley Goldstone’s short story about the thrilling journey of Min, a young Sardini, and the mysterious Ascending Bonito. There is also a drawing a contest for “kids of all ages” to enter.


Author Riley Goldstone was born and (mostly) raised in British Columbia, Canada.  He currently lives in Penticton, BC, where he spends his days writing legal briefs and his nights writing fantasy stories, making music, and playing games, occasionally finding time to drink whisky with friends.

The Ascending Bonito is available for download and viewing from the Penticton Arts Council’s website starting Saturday morning, March 13th.


How to participate in the drawing contest:

  1. Read The Ascending Bonito by Riley Goldstone on the PDCAC website starting Saturday, March 13th.
  2. Draw an image from the story. It could be a character like Min, the setting where the story takes place, or even the Bonito…use your imagination!
  3. Email your drawing to or tag us on Facebook or Instagram using @pentictonartscouncil
  4. All entries will be entered into a draw where four images will be randomly selected for a prize.
    • Adults: Dragon’s Den gift certificate
    • Kids: Art Supply Pack
  5. There is no cost to enter. One entry per person please.
  6. Entry Deadline: Thursday, March 25th. Winners announced Friday, March 26th


This event is part of the Penticton and District Community Arts Council’s Arts Matter Online programming, an ongoing series of content created by local artists for our community.

PDCAC website: