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The Arts Council begins its fall program of author readings on Oct. 13 with J. Edward (Ted) Chamberlin. Ted has had a brilliant career as a professor of comparative literature and as an international consultant on Aboriginal land claims, advising Aboriginal communities and governments in Canada, the US, Australia, and Africa.  Ted says it has ... Read More »

“Giving Thanks” concert

Flying solo, renowned performer and recording artist Valerie-Anne Rutter, one-half of the well-known duo Gemini, will be “Giving Thanks” in concert at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Gibsons, Saturday, Oct. 13 at 2:30pm. Val will perform sacred, classical and popular favourites on piano and recorders in the acoustically excellent St. Bart’s church. Tickets ($20 at Laedeli, ... Read More »

Coast events October 04 – 12

October 4 Area A SCRD candidates meeting, hosted by Harbourside Friendship, Pender Harbour Community Hall, 10am-noon October 4 Gibsons all-candidates meeting on housing, sponsored by SC Community Services, Gibsons Public Market, 6-8pm October 4 Fall fashion show, fundraiser for the food bank, St. Bart’s Church, Gibsons, 6pm, $25 and a non-perishable food item October 4 ... Read More »

Home-grown circus performance comes to Sechelt Arts Festival

The Sechelt Arts Festival runs from October 5 to 21, celebrating its 15th anniversary with 15 days of performances, art exhibits, and workshops. This year’s theme is Home Grown, highlighting the people and talent of the Sunshine Coast. The Festival opens with SATIO, a “nouveau cirque” featuring acrobats, fools, puppeteers, dancers and musicians. Satio means ... Read More »

Story seminar

Caitlin Hicks, playwright, performer and author is offering an introductory seminar called “What’s Your Story?” at the Arts Centre in Sechelt on Sunday, Oct. 7, 1-3pm. In it, she will share the motivation that fuels her passion for storytelling. She will discuss how our belief in our own story can define our life’s decisions and ... Read More »

Coast events September 27 – October 04

September 27 Supportive cancer care workshop, for patients and loved ones, Gibsons Public Library, 10:30am-3:30pm, pre-registration required 604-734-7125 September 27 Death Cafe, a safe space to talk about any aspect of death, Sechelt Library, 10:30am-noon September 27 Orange shirt day ceremony, shíshálh residential school monument, Sechelt, 11am September 27 Sechelt all-candidates meeting in which young ... Read More »

Floral Dialogues on display

Jennifer Goodwin’s new art exhibit, Floral Dialogues, runs at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre until October 14. Goodwin has been creating art since she was a young girl growing up in Liverpool, England. “I was one of those kids who grew up always wanting to be an artist,” says Goodwin. “But I was one of ... Read More »

An adaptation of the ancients

Off The Page is a play reading series held at the Heritage Playhouse, produced by Wanda Nowicki and Janet Hodgkinson.  Season Two begins on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 1pm with a new work by David King, read by local actors. “Relax, Gilgamesh”, is a stage adaptation of the Legend of Gilgamesh, considered to be the ... Read More »

Coast events September 20 – 28

September 20 Photo digitization workshop, Sechelt Library, 4-5:30pm, free September 20 Dialogue on housing, presented by SC Community Services Society, Roberts Creek Hall, 5-8pm, free, rsvp to 604-885-5881 September 20 Morgan Rider, 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons, 8pm September 20-21 Monotype print workshop, Arts Centre, Sechelt, 10am-4pm, $200 includes materials, register at 604-885-5412 September 21 An evening ... Read More »

Andrew Collins Trio at Heritage Playhouse Sept. 22

The Andrew Collins Trio appears Sat., Sept. 22, 8pm at the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons in support of a new CD, “Tongue & Groove”.  Photo submitted Read More »

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