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Party band returns

Soulstream is back on Jan. 18 at Roberts Creek Hall, presented by the Sunshine Coast Jazz and Entertainment Society to help celebrate their 25th Anniversary of the Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival (June  19-21 2020). We haven’t had a full on, live music, 10-piece party dance band at the hall in a long time so grab ... Read More »

Extra screening

Following three sell-outs for the movie “Marianne and Leonard” – about Leonard Cohen and his muse – the SC Film Society has arranged an extra showing.  The movie will be shown Saturday, Jan. 11, 2pm, at Raven’s Cry Theatre in Sechelt.  Submitted Read More »

Coast events Dec 26 – Jan 30

Thursday, December 26 Tetradhedron band, 101 Brewhouse, 8pm Friday, December 27 Daniel Wesley reggae dance party, Roberts Creek Hall, 7pm Saturday, December 28 Board games drop-in, all ages, Sechelt Public Library, 10:30am-2:30pm Repair Cafe, Gibsons Public Library, 1-5pm Singer-songwriter Glenn Millar entertains Gibsons Public Market, 2:30-4:30pm Sunday, December 29 Sunday blues jam hosted by Peter ... Read More »

Photo: Youth art awards

Young artists show off the certificates they received Dec. 14 in recognition of their art work that had been displayed at the Arts Centre in Sechelt during the preceding month. Andrea Coates photo Read More »

Photo: Choir welcomes winter

Members of the Sunshine Coast Children’s Choir and “The Wild Women” pose for a photo following their Dec. 14 concert at the Hyland Centre in Roberts Creek. The concert was called “Solstice: Songs to Welcome Winter”.  Aleisha Friesen photo Read More »

Leonard Cohen film in January

An incredibly moving documentary about Leonard Cohen and Marianne Ihlen, his Norwegian lover and muse, “Marianne and Leonard: Words of Love” is the first film of the 2020 season for the Sunshine Coast Film Society.    Whether or not you were part of the era that inspired this incredible musician/poet’s life, it will appeal to ... Read More »

Coast String Fiddlers in Scotland

In July the Coast String Fiddlers 3rd generation, a group of girls aged 12-16, attended the Merlin Music Academy in Selkirk, Scotland. It was a week-long camp where the group had the opportunity to learn a new song every day in the traditional Scottish Highland style. They were lucky enough to play alongside renowned Scottish ... Read More »

Coast events Dec 19 – Jan 22

Thursday, December 19 Salvation Army Christmas dinner, sponsored by Gibsons Rotary, Christian Life Assembly, Gibsons, 5-7pm, free, rsvp to Deb Montgomery, Seattle-based singer-songwriter, Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek, 8pm Friday, December 20 Hospice winter tea, for those who find Christmas a difficult time of year, Hospice House, 4602 Simpkins Rd., Davis Bay, 1:30-3:30pm, 604-740-0475 Christmas ... Read More »

The Blues Songs of Christmas

Big Hank’s Blues Songs of Christmas featuring the R&B Kingpins comes to the Coast Sunday Dec. 22 for a matinee concert at High Beam Dreams. Hank Lionhart is Big Hank, providing the vocals to a very talented and experienced group of musicians that includes Powder Blues founder Jack Lavin on bass, Steve Cross on guitar, ... Read More »

Handel’s Messiah times two

On Friday Dec. 20 at 7pm, the Coast Messiah Choir presents its annual offering of the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah with string quartet and harpsichord. Following on the heels of their very successful spring BachFest, this year’s Christmas concert adds a sneak peek of their spring 2020 feature: Charpentier’s “Messe de minuit”. Also featuring ... Read More »

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