DRAWING INTEREST: Zoe Bradwell views student art at the exhibition. D8323-42

A MUSICAL performance, art exhibition and quilt show ensured visitors to the Arts Extravaganza were kept busy and entertained all weekend.

All held at the War Memorial Centre, the Extravaganza, put on by Arts Whakatane, included the Positively Patchwork Exhibition, School Art Display, and a one-off Sisters of Swing performance.

Level 1 to 3 painting, photography, and design works for students at Trident, Whakatane and Tarawera high schools, as well as Te Kura o te Paroa School, and Creative Ideas art school were showcased.

The Positively Patchwork show combined work from the Eastbay Quilters and Cotton Pickers and included guest exhibitors.

On Saturday afternoon, Talented trio The Sisters of Swing and their back-up band put on a one-off show at the Whakatane Little Theatre in which they performed music of The Andrews Sisters.