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A Tune to Art showcases Canadian roots

Joe Fafard.  Photo submitted   GPAG hosts unique evening of sculpture and song High art meets deep roots as an Order of Canada-winning sculptor and his Juno-nominated musician son present one of the most unique Canadian concert tours in recent history – a combination concert and visual art show all rolled into one. A Tune ... Read More »

Federal funding boosts arts festivals

(L-R): MP John Weston, Jane Davidson, Festival Producer; Cathie Roy, President, Board of Directors; Glen McClughan, Director; Michelle Chapman, Director; Rick Cooney, Treasurer, Board of Directors; Claire Finlayson, Director; David Sutherland, Director. Photo submitted Sunshine Coast residents are once again leading the way in the innovation and promotion of arts and culture in Canada. John Weston, ... Read More »

Bold new voice defines Geographies of a Lover

Poet Sara deLeeuw, BFA, PhD is a member of the UNBC Faculty of Medicine. Photo submitted West Coast author reads from award-winning prose poem that binds landscape and desire Poet Sarah deLeeuw will bring a bold new voice to the Arts Centre in Sechelt on Tuesday, October 22, at 8 p.m. as she reads from her ... Read More »

October is National Library Month

…and this year’s theme is Libraries Connect Libraries provide a place where individuals and groups can connect as they explore ideas, thoughts and facts. Libraries help to connect ideas of the past with those of the present and the future. Drop by the library and find out how to connect to your library. Here is ... Read More »

A lighthearted look at legacies

Tuesday, October 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, three community organizations join to offer a session at the Sparling Pavilion, (Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt) to help you explore ways to think about estate planning.  Your Legacy – Your Way is an evening of lively anecdotes and a light-hearted approach to planning ... Read More »

Over 300 artists featured in Arts Crawl

African motifs merge with Canadian materials and images in the Langdale studio of internationally-renowned potter Liz de Beer. Her Klaywerk Studio is #1 on the Sunshine Coast Arts Crawl map. The fourth annual Sunshine Coast Arts Crawl, with over 300 participating artists and 122 participating venues, invites enthusiasts to visit studios and galleries from Langdale ... Read More »

Fall Fashion Guide 2013

Fall officially arrived this week, with a harvest moon signaling the time for warm woolens, boots and rain gear will soon be with us. New York and European trends lean heavily towards 1960s retro chic, featuring capes, leatherwear, pleated skirts and long-sleeved minis. Hats of all styles make a comeback (for some, this fashion finish ... Read More »

African Bliss celebrates life, culture in music and dance

Kunda African Culture Music and Dance, presented by the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse as part of their annual Showcase of the Performing Arts, features local residents and performers Kocassale Dioubate (Guinean-born descendant of his Mandingo peoples’ djeliba or griots – traditional musicians, singers, oral historians and keepers tribal culture), and partner Sasha Belle. The duo will ... Read More »

Aw, shucks!

Amateur shuckers take a turn prying open oyster shells as the hordes descended on Gibsons Wharf for the second annual Shuckfest, sponsored by Smitty’s Oyster House. While the crowds enjoyed oysters any style, washed down with Townsite craft beer, professional restaurateurs competed to demonstrate speed and presentation in shucking the bivalves. Stafford Lumley of Smitty’s ... Read More »

Maser launches first novel

Michael Maser reads from his newly released novel, Gold Mad, at Windows on the Water gallery in Sunnycrest Mall on Saturday, September 21 at 12:30 p.m. Billed as ‘a thriller from the greatest gold rush in history,’ Maser’s work travels from the Klondike to San Francisco and back as it follows the story of two ... Read More »

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