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Coast icon Les Fowler leaves rich legacy

Members of the Sunshine Coast music scene are grieving the loss of Les Fowler, whose voice was stilled earlier this week. As founder of the Pender Harbour Choir, Music Society, and Jazz Festival Les Fowler left a rich and enduring legacy to the community.    Photo Martin Nichols  Les Fowler, a Sunshine Coast original, passed ... Read More »

Story Theatre performs at Strathcona

Sunshine Coast Driftwood Players’ popular summer Story Theatre troupe has been invited to perform for a Vancouver inner-city school group on Monday, September 16. The Strathcona Elementary Friendship Club in collaboration with Red Fox Healthy Living Society presents an after school program for First Nations children attending Strathcona.  Red Fox brings outdoor toys with young ... Read More »

Logie Retrospective at GPAG chronicles life in paint

The Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG) presents Retrospective, a show of work from the estate of the late Patricia Richardson Logie. The internationally esteemed artist lived life on her own terms and carved her own niche in the Canadian art scene. As a child living in Niagara Falls, Logie dreamed of becoming the best portrait ... Read More »

More Than Honey a sweet Green Film

The Green Film Series organized by Sustainable Coast Magazine ( and the Gibsons Green Team in collaboration with the Sunshine Coast Film Society launches its fall schedule at the Gibsons Heritage Theatre with a screening of More Than Honey on Monday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. More Than Honey brings the current bee crisis up ... Read More »

Boxcar plays Delta Blues for Boomers

David ‘Boxcar’ Gates, (pictured at left) known for his Piedmont Blues stylings drenched with bottleneck slide and alternate fingerpicking, delivers a foot-stomping good time at Boomers Burger Bar in Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons on Saturday, September 14. Heavily influenced by the Blues Forefathers Mississippi John Hurt, Big Bill Broonzy and Mississippi Fred Mcdowell with a ragtime ... Read More »

Lots of action at Little Legion

For 65 years the Royal Canadian Legion – Roberts Creek Branch 219, known as ‘the Little Legion,’ has been a hub of activity for Creek residents. With membership no longer restricted to veterans and/or their families, the gates are open to all to meet friends for a game of cards or darts, enjoy a live ... Read More »

Public art tours offered in Sechelt

Art lovers are invited to participate in free Public Art Tours in Sechelt. The guided tours focus on segments of the District of Sechelt’s Public Art Collection as well as a few other artworks located in and around the community. Led by Arts Coordinator Siobhan Smith, the tours will give residents and visitors the opportunity ... Read More »

Meet the family at GPAG

Kaleidoscope, opening Thursday, September 5 at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG) showcases the multi-faceted photography of the multi-talented Grainge family. Work by Brazilian artist Sarah Lipi, whose main interest is film, videos, and graphic design compliments photography by Ramona Grainge Cormack, Steve Cormack and artist/photographer/songwriter/producer Brett Grainge, who designed the cover for his album, ... Read More »

Salish weaving workshops back by popular demand

The Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives’ recent Summer Weaving Workshop Series proved so popular, staff have added two new sessions for fall:  Weaving a Cedar Journal Cover (just in time to add a distinctive touch to Back to School) on Saturday, September 14; and a repeat of the sold-out Berry Basket Weaving on Saturday, September ... Read More »

Valdy returns to Sechelt

Iconic Canadian folksinger Valdy brings all the juice of a performer half his age to the stage. At 8 p.m. on September 7 at the Sechelt Pavilion, local fans will settle in to hear this master weave his nuanced tales of life, love and battles won and lost, in spoken word and song. Ever since ... Read More »

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