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Concert Band plays Literary Notes Apr. 26

French poet, Alphonse de Lamartine wrote “Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” The Sunshine Coast Concert Band will reach out and touch the heart with a concert of musical pieces inspired by great literary works as it presents Literary Notes at the Sechelt Indian Band Hall on Saturday, April ... Read More »

Crissinger croons at Persephone’s

Former Gibsons resident Mark Crissinger brings his one man show to Persephone’s family-friendly tasting room, on Saturday, April 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. Expect stellar acoustic guitar, a few harmonica solos and soulful vocals from his original recordings plus some folk-rock, blues and pub favorites with few road stories added to the mix for ... Read More »

DoReTEA series back by popular demand

Having received so many accolades on the quality of the concerts and the wonderful experience of the afternoon cream teas that followed, organizers proudly present a second season of the DoReTEA concert series at Living Faith Lutheran Church. The little white church in Davis Bay has excellent accoustics and, being small, provides an intimate space ... Read More »

Sunshine Brass at Gibsons Public Art Gallery April 16

Wednesday, April 16, join the Sunshine Brass at Gibsons Public Art Gallery for a springtime-light concert, starting at 2:30 p.m. Admission is by donation (suggested: $5 per person). Featuring a bit of Beethoven, a batch of Berlioz, a smattering of Mozart, Holst and Tchaikovsky, the ensemble will round off the afternoon with some traditional Irish ... Read More »

Audience Flying with Amelia at upcoming reading

Canada’s colourful past is within reach when Nelson author Anne DeGrace reads from her fourth novel, Flying with Amelia, at 1 p.m. April 11 at Sechelt’s Rockwood Lodge and at 1p.m. April 12 at Gibsons & District Public Library. The book takes the reader across a country and across a century, with some poignant stops ... Read More »

Characters appear for centennial

Representing a cast of characters from favourite works of fiction, members of Driftwood Players theatre troupe joined Gibsons and District Library patrons in a celebration of the library’s first hundred years on Saturday, March 29. After visitors enjoyed the traditional cake, they were treated to a performance of the Library’s song written and performed by ... Read More »

Body of Light celebrates healing

Coast International Public Art Society (CIPS), a registered BC non-profit society, recently announced it will present Body of Light, a multi-media performance piece created and designed by Gordon Halloran, at the Sechelt Arts Festival in October, 2014. CIPS produced the community interactive Performance for Ice Gate at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Halloran describes Body ... Read More »

Ecologist J.B. MacKinnon at Arts Centre

J.B. MacKinnon’s ground-breaking book, The 100-Mile Diet, established the notion of local eating in the popular imagination; his latest work, The Once and Future World, promises to do the same for re-wilding. Hear the award-winning Canadian writer, the next featured author in the series of readings, at the Arts Centre in Sechelt (corner of Trail ... Read More »

Elphi student film part of Reel Youth Film Fest

Local Elphinstone Secondary student Dexter Sherwood will screen his short film Phlegm Noir as part of the Reel Youth Film Festival (RYFF), on Thursday, April 3, at Gibsons Heritage Playhouse starting at 7pm. The Festival, presented in partnership with Disappearing Gallery, provides a stage for young filmmakers to show their stuff to a local audience. ... Read More »

Lowden and Sverre brighten Arts Cente

Sunshine Coast painters, Marlene Lowden and Christy Sverre join forces in the latest exhibit on display now through April 20 in the Doris Crowston Gallery at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, corner of Trail and Medusa in Sechelt. Christy Sverre returns to the West Coast after living internationally for the last sixteen years.  Her inspiration ... Read More »

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