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Fafard and Swartz team up

Fafard and Schwartz met on stage at the Discovery Coast Music Festival in Bella Coola in 2011. Gravitating towards each others music during a festival workshop, Fafard then invited Schwartz to join him on the main stage an hour later without rehearsal and the rest is history. The two musicians have found musical chemistry by ... Read More »

First Lady of Folk

Penny Lang performs in Pender Harbour Laurie Verchomin will be hosting an Artist Reception and Solo Performance by local folk legend Penny Lang, for the exhibition “ABSTRACTIONS” on  Sunday, January 13 at 2:30 pm at the Gumboot Restaurant, located in beautiful downtown Roberts Creek This exhibit of works by Kasia Krowlikowska & Penny Lang is ... Read More »

Morbid videos seem to pique interest

I truly wonder what Tim Burton got up to as a child. I just watched Frankenweenie, his newest offering, and am still wrapping my head around it. It is animated in highly detailed stop-motion and unusually, in black & white, which is quite beautiful, feeling as rich and buttery as colour. In it, Victor, a ... Read More »

Woodcrafters donate toys

An annual tradition and in keeping with the holiday spirit, members of the Suncoast Woodcrafters Guild presented more than a 100 special hand-crafted wooden toys to Sunshine Coast Community Services Society for distribution through their North Pole Project for area disadvantaged children. A special thank you for the generous grant from Sunshine Coast Regional District, ... Read More »

A study of Port wine

The fourth in a series… Vintage Port is perhaps one of the least approachable in the Port family. It requires different handling than its more readily drinkable little brothers and sisters (Tawnys and LBV’s). First of all, it requires proper aging in order to develop as it should. This means proper cellaring. What makes this ... Read More »

Nutcracker Ballet sells out!

Coasting Along Theatre Society’s (CATS) inaugural launch of the perennial Christmas favorite The Nutcracker Suite squarely places CATS as a new vibrant component of the Coast’s arts community. The Nutcracker is the first of a planned series of professionally produced and directed ballets in the seasons to come. This made possible by the engagement of ... Read More »

$18K raised for Habitat’s SC Village

We had the best table!”  That was the most prevalent declaration from the 96 guests who attended this year’s sold-out annual Habitat fundraiser on Friday, November 30.   The enthusiasm seemed to progressively rise with the introduction of each of the seven gourmet courses.  Wine pairings expertly arranged by steward Jacqueline George and guest seating thoughtfully ... Read More »

Sing out loud at St. Hilda’s on Saturday

St. Hilda’s Anglican Church presents The Third Annual Christmas Carol Sing-along on Saturday December 15, 2012 at 2 pm. “The Carol Sing-alongs in the last two years were huge successes with packed audience and have raised over $1,000 plus many non-perishable food donations for the Food Bank in Sechelt,” says the Rev. Clarence Li, rector ... Read More »

SCCOA presents Through The Eyes of a Child

Families and friends, stories and music – for many people this is a big part of the Christmas season. The Sunshine Coast Community Orchestra Association (SCCOA) will be combining these elements in its Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child concerts on December 15 and 16 with the Coast Symphony Orchestra, Suncoast Concert Band, and ... Read More »

Habitat fundraiser a great success

This past Friday was a wonderful wine/food paired meal fundraiser at the Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club for Habitat for Humanity. Funds were being raised to support H for H’s Sunshine Coast Village in Wilson Creek. Ed Hill entertained the room as he auctioned art and various donated prizes. In fact, over $17,000 was ... Read More »

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