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From Pender to Patagonia and back

Ever wondered about Patagonia’s rugged coastline and Antarctica’s timeless mystique? On March 27, one week later than usual, the Pender Harbour Wildlife Society presents Alexis Harrington’s Patgonia & Antarctica, directly beside the Pender Harbour Secondary School at Christ the Redeemer Church (13625 Sunshine Coast Hwy). Alexis will take us on a voyage to the end ... Read More »

Gibsons clown wins international award

Gibsons resident Errol Lipschitz recently spent five days with 250 other clowns at the World Clown Association’s convention in Minnesota, where he won third place in the “comedy whiteface” category. Lipschitz trained as an accountant and spent his working life as a marketing officer for a business college. He started clowning with the Shriners in ... Read More »

Book launch: ‘Why Indigenous Literatures Matter’

The Gibsons Public Library invites all to join us March 24 at 2pm for the launch of “Why Indigenous Literatures Matter,” the new book from one of Canada’s foremost experts on Indigenous literature. Daniel Heath Justice, who lives in Halfmoon Bay, is the former chair of the First Nations and Indigenous Studies department at UBC. ... Read More »

Coast events March 23 – 30

March 23 Make an art book, for kids aged 5-8, Gibsons Library, 1-3pm March 23 Benefit concert and pot luck for Terry Aleck and Christine Turenne, Roberts Creek Hall, 4pm, donation at the door March 23 Joe Stanton, The Old Boot Eatery, Sechelt, 6-9pm March 23 Nir Blu on the piano, with guest Jess Hart, ... Read More »

Deanna Knight and The Hot Club of Mars play Gibsons Legion

Deanna Knight has only been an official Coaster since September of 2017 but the singer, songwriter, performance artist and event planner is making her presence felt. She is the producer of the Double Bill Salon series, having already hosted events with Oliver Swain and Chris Ronald, and on March 24, Deanna Knight and The Hot ... Read More »

How to Produce a Recording workshop Sunday

The third in the Sunshine Coast Arts Council’s The Business of Art series, “How to Produce a Recording”, takes place Sunday, March 25, 10am-1pm at the Arts Centre in Sechelt. David j Taylor, award winning music producer will present information on recording and producing a song/album. David will bring examples of work in progress; discuss ... Read More »

Harbour Publishing nominated

The shortlists for the 2018 BC Book Prizes have been announced, and Madeira Park publishers Harbour Publishing and Douglas & McIntyre have garnered three nominations. Both publishers have been recognized in the Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice category, which is awarded to the publisher and author of a book published in 2017 that is most successful ... Read More »

Off the Page has new performance

The comedy “Ocean Blue View” will be the next play in the Off the Page play reading series, Sunday, March 25, 1pm, at the Gibsons Public Market, third-floor Coastal Room. “Ocean Blue View” tells the story of wealthy socialite who hires some dodgy landscapers to cut down trees that are blocking her view of the ... Read More »

Coast events March 15 – 25

March 15 Discussion about poverty reduction, Roberts Creek Hall, 5-8pm, includes dinner with RSVP to of 604-885-5881 March 16 Ken Dunn and Anna Green provide dinner music, Roberts Creek Legion, 5:30-8pm, tips for the musician March 16 Spa night and silent auction, fundraiser for GF Strong Rehab Centre, Kube Studios, Gibsons, 6:30-9pm, $40 March ... Read More »

Psychedelic duo to play RC Hall

The Seattle duo Yaima headlines the Roberts Creek Hall March 31 with “sensually stimulating and heart-centred compositions”. The event is called Mycelia Luna, and will include animated visuals, local power trio Heofon, dj Bridge and a display of art by 12 local painters.  Photo submitted Read More »

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