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Auditions for the annual production of “The Nutcracker”

Auditions for the 8th annual presentation of Coasting Along Theatre Society’s “The Nutcracker” will be held at the Coast Academy of Dance in Sechelt on Sunday, Sept. 8, 10am-6pm. Dancers and acrobats must be at least seven years old by Dec. 31, 2019 to audition. The maximum age has yet to be hit. Our adults ... Read More »

Nominate a volunteer, artist, musician

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is looking for nominations for their 2019 annual awards.  “The Frances Wasserlein Community Leadership in Arts & Culture Award” recognizes significant leadership contributions as a volunteer in the arts and/or cultural events on the Sunshine Coast. “The Anne and Philip Klein Visual Arts Award” is for an artist pursuing an ... Read More »

Closing summer concerts

                    It was the weekend the music died, or rather the summer-long string of free outdoor concerts in three Coast communities came to an end. Simon Paradis and Joe Stanton, top left, started the final weekend of Music in the Landing on Gibsons wharf Aug. 30, ... Read More »

Photos: Fun and games at Rogue Fest

The headliners were, of course, musical acts at the Rogue Fest in Wilson Creek Aug. 23-25. But there was also lots of art and family-friendly games. Craig Cochrane photos Read More »

Calling Pender Habour singers

After the summer break, the Pender Harbour Choir is eager to start up its 47th season of sharing great music in our community.  Rehearsals for the fall season begin Tuesday Sept. 10, 7pm, at the Pender Harbour School of Music in Madeira Park. Singers age 11 to 100+ are welcome and no audition is required, ... Read More »

Coast events Aug 29 – Sept 12

Thursday, August 29 Tetrahedron provides improvisational music, 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons, 8pm Friday, August 30 Carve a notch on the reconciliation totem pole, with Tony Paul, beside Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt, 10am-2pm Music & Art on Cowrie presents Gord Birtch rock ballads, in front of Sunstone Beads, Sechelt, noon-2pm Night market with vendors, food and music, ... Read More »

Film series starts with “Woman at War”

The Sunshine Coast Film Society is pleased to announce that all films in the 2019-2020 season will be screened at the Raven’s Cry Theatre in Sechelt, as well as at the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons. In order to fit all eight films into the fall schedule in Sechelt, there will be four Thursday matinees and ... Read More »

Silas White’s roots in indie rock

Born-and-bred Sunshine Coaster Silas White is finally launching an album he recorded with his Toronto band Electric Fences 16 years ago, “Retroact 2001-2004”. Electric Fences were a post-punk indie rock band that played in small Toronto clubs with the likes of Great Lake Swimmers, Elliott Brood and Castlemusic.  After White moved back to Pender Harbour ... Read More »

Coast events Aug 22 – Sept 02

Thursday, August 22 Sarah Burton from Austin, Tex. and Anagram quartet with Sarah Noni, 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons, 7pm, $20, Chris Ronald and Deanna Knight with special guests, Secret Beach Garden Stage, 995 Grandview Rd., Gibsons, 7pm, $20 donation, rsvp to, 604-362-1280 Friday, August 23 Music & Art on Cowrie presents CREATE arts & ... Read More »

Backwoods Jazz

Karen Graves and Budge Schachte fill the forest with music under the heading of “Backwoods Jazz” Aug. 18 in an amphitheatre created by the Living Forest Institute on Mt. Elphinstone in Roberts Creek – a forest that has already been sold to a logging company.  Karen and Budge will play Music in the Landing, Gibsons, ... Read More »

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