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House of Mirrors

A painting by Katarina Meglic, part of an exhibit called “House of Mirrors” opening Feb. 14 at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery. Meglic writes: “As an artist, I am interested in the expressive capacity of the figure, and in the relationship that exists between our civil public personas, and our more complex, private selves.” The ... Read More »

Books we love

What’s not to love about books? Find your next match at “book speed-dating” at the Gibsons Public Library, Thursday, Feb. 14 at 1:30pm. This is not a human-dating event, but a book-dating one. That said, participants will be talking to humans about their favourite books, answering silly questions and voting for the book they’d like ... Read More »

Play rescheduled

Due to transportation problems caused by the snow, the Off the Page play reading scheduled for Feb. 3 has been postponed until Feb. 10. The reading of “Hey Doris!” will take place Feb. 10, 1pm at the Heritage Theatre in Gibsons, admission by donation. Submitted Read More »

Coast events February 07 – 16

February 7 Singers and musicians celebrate Joni Mitchell’s 75th birthday, Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt, 2pm and 7pm, $15, under 18 – $10 February 7 Artist Jan Jensen shows how she prints with gell plates, Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 7-9pm February 8 The Yestertones, fundraiser for seniors centre, Sechelt Seniors Centre, 7pm, $20 February 8 Coffee ... Read More »

Coast events January 31 – February 09

January 31 Artist talk by Marlene Lowden, “Blind Contour Homage series, a dedication to Canadian women artists”, Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 7-9pm February 1 Pender Harbour Secondary girls basketball beer and burger fundraiser, Grasshopper Pub, Pender Harbour, 5-8pm, $25 February 1 Opening reception for exhibit by Katherine Duclos, The Kube, Gibsons, 6-9pm February 1 Fire ... Read More »

Identical triplets were strangers to each other

There’s something compelling about multiple births and the siblings that are born into them.  We watch, we marvel and we wonder.  How “linked” are they? The Sunshine Coast Film Society (SCFS) is bringing the documentary “Three Identical Strangers” to the Coast on Feb. 4 and 10. In it, U.K. director Tim Wardle presents a fascinating, ... Read More »

Anagram to perform at the Gibsons Public Market

It will be a family affair at the Gibsons Public Market Feb. 2 when Anagram performs 2-4pm. The first set will feature Graham Ord and Anna Lumiere, and then they will be joined by their sons Noah, left, and Béla. Says Anna: “We play some really fun klezmer, funk and jazz – high energy and ... Read More »

The mountains and us

The visually stunning film This Mountain Life screens at the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons on Jan. 25 and 27. Vancouver-based filmmakers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer take viewers into the heart of BC’s mountain terrain, a wilderness that covers 75 per cent of the province, but that few ever truly see or experience. Baldwin, who ... Read More »

Two concerts a day, that’s the minimum

Sunshine Coast children’s entertainer Charlotte Diamond, and her son Matt, will perform two free family concerts to celebrate family literacy on Jan. 25 – at 11am and 4pm – at the Roberts Creek Hall. Charlotte moved permanently to Sechelt in 2017. Her son, Matt Diamond, has been a resident for several years and is a ... Read More »

Artesia Coffee House returns

The Artesia Coffee House, organized and presented by the Coast Cultural Alliance will kick off its 17th season Friday, Jan. 25, at the Arts Centre in Sechelt. We will start the night off with young ‘Finn the Magician’ working the audience with his magic before the show which starts at 8pm. Finn will be followed ... Read More »

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