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Coast events Mar 19 – 29

Cancelled? We have labelled events cancelled where we know that is the case. But you should check before you go. Remember, as of March 16, gatherings of more than 50 people have been prohibited because of COVID-19. Thursday, March 19 Rock’indeed pastel painting for kids aged 6-9, Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 10am-noon CANCELLED Friday, March ... Read More »

Photo: Astrocolor performance

DJ Neil Cooke-Dallin goes analogue with a cow bell during the show by the Victoria electro-rock band Astrocolor at the Roberts Creek Hall Feb. 29. This was back when more than 50 people could crowd onto the dance floor without worrying about COVID-19. Samantha Turner photo Read More »

Photo: Women’s Day potluck performance

A group of women perform at the Roberts Creek Hall March 8 as part of the 16th annual Women’s Day potluck, sponsored by the SC Labour Council.  Photo submitted Read More »

Coast events Mar 12 – 18

Thursday, March 12 SC Film Society presents Best Picture Oscar winner “Parasite”, an impoverished Korean family insinuates themselves into a wealthy family, Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt, 2pm  Dinner music with Bonar, Entre Deux Mers Bistro, Sechelt, 5-8pm Opening reception for exhibit of “sustainable goods”, redecor + design, Sechelt, 5-8pm Presentation on syiyaya Reconciliation Movement, with ... Read More »

A troubadour on home turf

Gifted local roots and blues guitarist Joel Fafard plays the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse on March 14. Fafard is in the middle of a four-month tour, making a brief stop on the West Coast for a couple of shows before heading off to Atlantic Canada and Europe. He’s just come home from a succesful two-week tour ... Read More »

The art world on film

The Sunday Film Series presents the documentary “The Price of Everything” at the Arts Centre in Sechelt March 15 at 10:30am. Suggested donation$10. A deep dive into the rarefied world of contemporary art where everything can be bought and sold, “The Price of Everything” is a stunning exposé of the role of art in today’s ... Read More »

The calming effect of Evensong

On Sunday, March 15 at 5pm, a service of Choral Evensong will be sung by Vespersong at St. Hilda’s Anglican Church in Sechelt.  What is Evensong, you might ask? The Rev. Bruce Morris, Deacon at St. Hilda’s, has this to say: “Evensong is the common name for a Christian church service originating in the Anglican ... Read More »

Gibsons in the future

“How Things Have Changed”, by local, award-winning playwright David King, will be presented at the Off The Page play reading series at the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons, March 15 at 1pm. This clever comedy, about a recently widowed man, his sister, and their long-time friend, is set in Gibsons five years in the future. The ... Read More »

Coast events Mar 05 – 14

Thursday, March 5 Free workshop on writing about your work, Arts Centre, 2-4pm, pre-register at Thursday, Mar. 5 – Saturday, Mar. 7 SD46 Musical Theatre Ensemble presents the musical “Newsies”, Chatelech Secondary, Thurs.& Fri. 7pm, Sat. 2pm & 7pm, Friday, March 6 Opening reception for exhibit by Carylann Loeppky, The Kube, Gibsons, 6-9pm ... Read More »

Best Picture explores inequity

Bong Joon Ho’s wildly successful film “Parasite” has been wowing audiences around the world and winning many major awards at the Golden Globes, BAFTA, SAG, Academy Awards and other ceremonies. It is the first foreign language film to win Oscars for Best Picture and Best International Feature Film.  A darkly-comic social satire from Korea, “Parasite” ... Read More »

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