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Flamenco that is fierce and sensual

Fin de Fiesta Flamenco brings their new production, “Sempiterno,” to audiences across Canada and Europe this summer – and to the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons on Friday, July 19 at 8pm. Though its members hail from Canada, France and Cuba, Fin de Fiesta Flamenco comes together every year in Spain and creates inspired new work. ... Read More »

Coast events July 18 – 28

July 18 Bobby Dove, 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons, 8pm July 19 Carve a notch on the reconciliation totem pole, with Tony Paul, beside Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt, 10am-2pm Music in the Landing presents G Willy, Pioneer Square, Gibsons, 11am-1pm, free Music & Art on Cowrie presents Hilloree Heselgrave wire and fabric sculpture, in front of Sunstone Beads, ... Read More »

A Tangled Web: Inspired by the bog

A Tangled Web, a new visual art show featuring paintings of the bog on the trail to Smuggler’s Cove, opens at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery on July 11. Halfmoon Bay artist Sandy Kay spent four years, with this last year painting fulltime, to put together the exhibit of approximately 30 works. Kay discovered the ... Read More »

Coast events July 12 – 19

July 12 Lounge party with Grant Olsen (2pm) and Brothers in Farms (4pm), celebrating new lounge licence, Persephone Brewery, Gibsons, 2pm July 12 Opening reception for exhibition by Caroline Weaver, The Kube, Gibsons, 6-9pm July 12 Conversation and a slideshow about Inside Passage School of Fine Cabinetmaking, Grove Front Gallery, 5455 Inlet Ave., Sechelt, 6-8pm, ... Read More »

Hula master brings her unconditional love to the Coast

Esteemed Hawaiian emissary and hula master, Kumu Puna Kalama Dawson, will be on the Sunshine Coast for a week-long Hawaiian cultural event July 9 to 16.  Puna is a Kumu Hula (a master teacher) of traditional Hawaiian dance, a recording artist and composer who has won many awards. All are invited to share in Puna’s ... Read More »

Photo: SunCoast Concert Band plays on Canada Day

It was a fine day for a Canada Day parade in downtown Sechelt July 1, and it drew the usual big crowd. And while folks waited for the floats and marchers, entertainment was provided by the SunCoast Concert Band. Connie Jordison photo Read More »

Travel sketching workshops in August

Renowned Sunshine Coast watercolour artist Hiroshi Shimazaki will offer advanced workshops on travel sketching on three Saturdays in August at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery, under the heading “fuss-free indelible memories”. Using pocket-sized equipment with maximum speed, this one-day workshop picks up where his earlier travel sketching workshops left off, creating pencil and wash sketches ... Read More »

Bill Reid artworks up for sale

Sunshine Coast gold and diamond merchant, Johnny Walker, is selling the Johnny Walker Collection of art works. This extraordinary collection features hundreds of iconic Bill Reid creations which have been in storage for decades and represent the origin of some of Reid’s most famous works. Never before exhibited, this historically important collection includes Reid’s personal ... Read More »

Coast events July 04 – 13

July 4 First of summer drop-ins to learn bridge, Gibsons Public Library, 1-2:30pm July 4 First of the summer drop-ins for French conversation, Gibsons Public Library, 4-5:30pm July 5 Play Magic or Dungeons and Dragons, for kids 10-16, Gibsons Public Library, 1-3:30pm July 5 Music in the Landing presents Chris Kelly & Nicole Gibson, gazebo ... Read More »

Pride play reading about courage to live fully

A staged reading of “The Dissociates”, a play by Dorothy Dittrich, will be presented at the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse as part of Sunshine Coast Pride Month events. There will be two opportunities to enjoy this play: Sat. June 29 at 7:30pm and Sun. June 30 at 2pm. The Dissociates takes a darkly comic look at ... Read More »

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