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Bookfest offers readings, games, prizes

Friday, November 15 at 7 p.m. in the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre’s Doris Crowston Gallery, the Quintessential Writers Group will host an evening of readings by some of the Coast’s outstanding authors including Gwen Southin, Rosella Leslie, Joe Denham, Eric Paetkau, Jancis Andrews, Rebecca Hendry, Susan Telfer, Maureen Foss and Peter Robson. The evening – ... Read More »

Delhi 2 Dublin returns

Back by popular demand, Delhi 2 Dublin (with hometown fiddle player Sara Fitzpatrick, upfront and centre stage) returns to the Creek with an energetic mashup of Bhangra, Celtic, Dub, Reggae, and electronica with non-stop global rhythms at Roberts Creek Hall, Saturday, November 16 at 9 p.m. Uptown Mag notes “It’s been a banner year for Vancouver’s Delhi 2 ... Read More »

Coast TV’s Out Loud wraps with free concert

Jess Hart, Nir Blu and Matthew Lovegrove compete for $700 prize in Season One finale. Coast TV’s original music series Out Loud wraps Season One with a free concert at Gibsons Heritage Playhouse Saturday, November 2 at 7 p.m. at which audience members can vote for their preference to win the $700 grand prize offered ... Read More »

Vail flies from the Nest

Ginny Vail, artist, photographer and entrepreneur retires from retail in November to concentrate on studio work. The well-known proprietor of The Swallow’s Nest in Gibsons notes that while she does love the chance her shop has offered to reinvent its look and focus every few months, (“I mean, how much fun can you have?” she ... Read More »

Fraser’s works in Coquitlam show

Works by Sechelt watercolourist Tom Fraser will be part of the 30-artist Western Streams exhibition presented by The Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (BC) in partnership with Friends of Leigh Square, at 1100 – 2253 Leigh Square Place in Port Coquitlam, October 24 through November 25. The show is presented in partnership with ... Read More »

James ‘Buddy’ Rogers brings blues to Boomers

James ‘Buddy’ Rogers – one of the most inventive and penetrating blues guitarists performing today – teams up with special guest Tom Lavin of the legendary Powder Blues Band for an evening of deep indigo blues at Boomers Burger Bar in Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons on Friday, October 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance ... Read More »

Could you live in a Tiny House?

Thinking about downsizing? Wondering if you can ever afford a home of your own? Could you live in 133 square feet? Then a ‘tiny house’ might be for you. The upcoming Green Film Series presentation, Tiny: A Story About Living Small, is all about living in less space and how to get there as it ... Read More »

Old time entertainment at Box Lunch Social and Dance

The Pender Harbour Community Club invites all Coasters to step back in time with an afternoon of dancing and fun at the Old Time Dance and Box Lunch Social, Sunday, October 20 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Pender Harbour Community Hall. Swing to the band music of years gone by, when ladies and ... Read More »

Prepare to crawl the Coast from Langdale to Lund

Fourth annual Arts Crawl October 18 – 20 Now in its fourth year, the Sunshine Coast Annual Art Crawl offers access to 122 participating venues, representing over 300 artists along the entire Sunshine Coast Highway, from Langdale to Lund. The self-directed tour of galleries, shops and artist studios offers a chance to discover new and ... Read More »

Seniors’ major fundraiser Oct. 19

On Saturday, October 19, doors open at 1 p.m. at the Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre for its biggest-ever fundraiser featuring 90 minutes of live entertainment featuring Berni G and Frenz, a giant (and very rich) silent auction, balloon and 50/50 draws, and a raffle for a 10-day Holland America cruise for two. Finger foods and ... Read More »

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