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Raven’s Cry: More than a movie theatre

By Arts Columnist Anna Nobile Art lovers on the Sunshine Coast are blessed with an abundance of riches when it comes to cultural events on the Coast, especially during summer when its festival season. But thanks to Raven’s Cry Theatre, Coasters have year round access to world class performances via satellite from New York’s Metropolitan ... Read More »

Coast Events March 26 – April 4

March 26 “Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds”, part of the Green Film series, Roberts Creek Hall, suggested donation $10 March 27 Mark Brand, Vancouver social entrepreneur and part owner of Persephone Brewing Co., speaker at the Gibsons Chamber of Commerce AGM, Gibsons Public Market, 6pm, members $10, non-members $20 March 27 Book launch for ... Read More »

Elphinstone Logging Focus movie projects

Elphinstone Logging Focus (ELF) is pleased to provide a link to the Vimeo site where we have posted a new film entitled: ‘The Douglas Fir Veterans of the Elphinstone Slopes’. On Jan 15th, 2015 we conducted a field study with a group of volunteers that the film documents. This forest shows an ecology of Douglas ... Read More »

When “The Grandkid” comes to stay

Driftwood Players’ production of John Lazarus’ “The Grandkid” is in final stages of rehearsal, to open at Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons on March 27, 2015. The Grandkid is a two-character story of an aging film professor, Julius Rothstein, grieving over the recent loss of his wife. His 19-year-old freshman granddaughter, Abby, decides to move in ... Read More »

Coast events March 21 – April 5

March 21 Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea, refreshments and costumed entertainment by Grandmothers and Grandothers and Driftwood Players, fundraiser for Stephen Lewis Foundation, Gibsons United Church, 2pm, $40 March 21 Overview of seniors housing on the coast, Seniors Centre, Sechelt, 9:30-11:30am March 21 Meeting to explore development of a solar energy cooperative, Gibsons community centre, 1:30-4pm ... Read More »

The importance of the high school band

There’s nothing like dropping in on an early-morning high school band practice during the first sleepy week after the time change, the morning after a grad sleepover, the day before Spring break. Sure, there were a few empty chairs, they were sight-reading new music, but they had me at “hello” or, rather, with their first ... Read More »

Popsicle bridge-building contest

Wanna break something? The Popsicle Bridge Contest is here for its fifth year. On March 29th at the Indian Band Hall at noon the fun begins and at 2pm the bridges get crushed!  There are categories for all ages. Prize money and bragging rights are on the line so see if your bridge measures up ... Read More »

Coast events March 12-21

March 12 Sunshine Coast Skating Club’s annual public performance, Gibsons community centre, 6:30-8pm, $2 March 13 The Organics, live music with dinner, Roberts Creek Legion, 6-7:30pm, tips appreciated March 13 Women’s mixer and fundraiser for author and filmmaker Dianne Whelan’s plan to travel the Trans-Canada trail in 500 days, Gibson’s Public Market, 7-9pm, $30 March ... Read More »

Don’t miss Sugar Shack next time around

(Sugar shack, or la cabane à sucre, Sechelt Indian Band Hall, March 8, 4-8pm) Plan on attending this wonderful inclusive family event hosted by Sechelt’s own francophone community when it comes around next year. You’ll know you’ve come to the right place by the smell of delicious fresh-baked tourtiere (a mildly-spiced meat pie) wafting on ... Read More »

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