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The Oranges is a juicy comedy

Richard Gere’s agent, Ed Limato, called director Julian Farino to tell him Gere was interested in the script, but Farino only wanted Hugh Laurie (from the TV series House) to play the role of David because he said that Laurie was the only person who had the innate decency that could carry this movie.  There ... Read More »

Hear about the real Judge Begbie

Chief Justice Matthew Baillie Begbie, has been notoriously and erroneously known as The Hanging Judge. British Columbia’s  first Chief Justice, Matthew Baillie Begbie, is the colourful subject of author and editor Marlyn Horsdal’s historical novel,  The Judge and the Lady. Horsdal will read from this and other work 8pm, May 4, at the Sunshine Coast ... Read More »

Artesia Coffeehouse final musical Perfomances

The monthly Artesia Coffeehouse will be held Friday, April 26 at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt.  is month’s line up includes singer/songwriter Kaeli McArter and her dad Fraser who have not been on this stage since 2006; jazz vocalist Jacquie Allan and Barry Taylor with electronic sound design and Bits of String ... Read More »

Storytelling festival showcases Shíshálh mini-movies

Capilano University’s campus on the Sunshine Coast is committed to building relationship with local Aboriginal students and with the Shishalh Nation Capilano University is proud to be a part of the upcoming events hosted by the Aboriginal Storytelling Festival. We are partnering with the Sechelt Indian Band, the Festival of the Written Arts and School District No. ... Read More »

A Fierce Green Fire explores the environmental movement

A definitive history of one of the most important movements of the 20th century, A Fierce Green Fire chronicles the environmental movement’s fascinating evolution from the 1960s to the present. The final film in the spring Green Film Series is A Fierce Green Fire, The Battle for the Living Planet will be screened on Monday, ... Read More »

The Suncoast Concert Band’s Modern Masterpieces for Wind Ensemble

The spring concert Modern Masterpieces for Wind Ensemble will be sure to change your thinking about concert band music forever. This concert will highlight music by some of the great composers of today, including Frank Ticceli and Eric Whitacre. Playing with sound, provoking visual images by creating soundscapes and exploring tone colour through instrumentation and ... Read More »

Do-Re-TEA! Concert Series kicks off

Do-Re-TEA! is a refreshing series of afternoon concerts. After the concert, ticket holders will be treated to an afternoon cream tea with homemade scones and strawberry jam In the first concert on April 26 you can experience a feast for your soul with the unique duo, Golden Echo. World-class professionals, Valerie-Anne Rutter and Richard Austin ... Read More »

Encore Concert Medallion

This is the 40th year for the Festival of The Performing Arts. It provides a great opportunity for young people to display their talents, while receiving constructive feedback from experts in the field – which in turn helps them to take their performance to the next level. Many of the young performers have been granted ... Read More »

Story Theatre gears up for 6th season

Bitten by the drama bug? Always wanted to act but not sure where to start? Enjoy using your outdoor voice? Driftwood Players Story Theatre is kicking off another exciting season with free drama workshops on April 27 and 28 for inspired actors, musicians and stage crew from 1 to 5pm at Eric Cardinal Hall at ... Read More »

A bit more string please

On Saturday, April 13, Bigger Bits of String will take the stage at Coopers Green Hall in Halfmoon Bay. This is sure to be a wonderful evening and a great chance to see some of the Coast’s great musicians on stage together. Kaia Nelson (string bass) and Mark Lebbell (guitar) call their music ‘Canadicana’, drawing ... Read More »

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