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OUR FOREST: Sunshine Coast artists celebrate

A new show is opening at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG) called Our Forest which organizers say took a year of planning until the opening this Thursday, August 21. “Our Forest brings together some of the most recognized artists and artisans on the Sunshine Coast,” organizers said, “The participating artists work in a variety of ... Read More »

Outdoor music and circus fest at Gibsons

Photo courtesy of Synchronicity Festival website This summer’s three-day Synchronicity Festival is featuring a professional stage with live bands, along with the circus, and arts events all weekend, August 22 to 24. There’s a lot of fun for everyone, says one of the organizers. “We program it so there’s always something going on,” notes self-described ... Read More »

Spoken word brings fireworks to Fest

After an inspiring three days of biblio-immersion, the Festival of the Written Arts roared to a close on Sunday with audiences giving Jane Davidson a resounding applause for her fabulous Festival production. Then all were treated to performances of three esteemed Spoken Word authors, who rebounded the energy of the full house at Rockwood Centre ... Read More »

Power of Paint, Eleven Equal Artists

Almost a dozen artists have been powering up their paints for an art show to benefit graduating Sunshine Coast students. Power of Paint, Eleven Equal Artists are showing at Seaside Centre 5790 Teredo Street in Sechelt on August 15,16 and 17. The display of painted creations will include works by artists Morley Baker, Josefa Fritz ... Read More »

Gibsons hosts outdoor music and circus fest

photo courtesy of A new, ramped up three-day Synchronicity Festival is hanging from the trees to please music, circus, and arts fans August 22 to 24. There’s a lot of fun for all ages, says Arwen Mac- Donald, one of the organizers. “We program it so there’s always something going on, and there’s never ... Read More »

Sechelt fair a cornucopia of craftsmanship

Once again artists and artisans, from across the province offer up a tantalizing array of one-of-akind arts and crafts at the Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair. The fair is one of the largest juried arts and crafts fairs in the province, offering nearly 60 entries, and it is the perfect opportunity for collectors and ... Read More »

Fab authors read in September at Gibsons library

As the success of the Sunshine Coast Writer’s Festival and the vitality of our library shows- the Sunshine Coast is a community with a deep love of books. There is a diverse range of book clubs on the coast but most are inspired by a common desire to engage in some real, interesting conversations beyond ... Read More »

Chamber music fest offers stellar concerts

More than a decade ago, a group of music enthusiasts dreamed of a summer chamber music festival in their community, the pretty village of MadeiraPark on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast. They had the venue – a restored government Forestry building housing the Pender Harbour School of Music, surrounded by tall firs, its generous windows overlooking the ... Read More »

Gibsons’ B.C. Day tuned up by Music in the Landing hot picks

B.C. Day weekend there was a major showing of talent at Gibsons Landing from presenters Music in the Landing. These groups drew happy crowds to the Landing stages and gave things a major celebration feeling. Among the hot picks were Axel Loitz and Connor Lindsay on guitar with vocals on Friday afternoon at Gibsons Public ... Read More »

Hackett Park Summer Arts and Crafts Fair schedule

Summer Craft Fair Schedule and site map click on link below Hackett Park 2014 Brochure (2)   Read More »

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