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Youth art takes over gallery

Youth art, loud and proud, returns to the walls of the Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG). The 2020 annual Shout Out young artist exhibition will run from March 12 – April 5 and will feature the works of art produced by children and youth from around the Sunshine Coast.  Artists from ages 2 to 18 ... Read More »

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The Kathy Page reading, scheduled for Saturday night, March 7 at the Arts Centre in Sechelt has been cancelled. Organizers hope to reschedule the reading for the fall season, or spring 2021. Submitted Read More »

Coast events Feb 27 – Mar 08

Thursday, February 27 “Spin In”, bring your wheel and potluck lunch to share, FibreWorks Studio, Madeira Park, 10am-4pm Galactic Glow lantern festival, with food and music, fundraiser for PAC, Cedar Grove Elementary, Gibsons, 5-8pm Local author Heige S. Boehm reads from her book “Secrets in the Shadows”, Gibsons Public Library, 7:30pm Friday, February 28  Drinks ... Read More »

Kathy Page reads in Sechelt

Born in London, and now living on Salt Spring Island, Kathy Page is the author of several critically acclaimed novels and books of short fiction. She is reading March 7 at the Arts Centre in Sechelt. Her latest work, “Dear Evelyn”, was the winner of Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize (2018) and she previously received ... Read More »

DJ with a band

The Victoria-based electro-rock band Astrocolor is appearing Feb. 29 at the Roberts Creek Hall. The five-piece band is centered around the sounds of DJ Neil Cooke-Dallin, also known for his incredible moustache and high kicks. Neil creates the foundation for their songs while the band provides layers of groove, with saxophone, guitar, bass and drums. ... Read More »

Illustrator visiting Coast kids at two libraries

The Gibsons & District and Sechelt Public Libraries have collaborated to bring Vancouver children’s author and illustrator Christina Leist to the Coast, for a day of storytelling and drawing fun. Christina is originally from Germany and has worked as an art director for publishing companies, international ad agencies, and TV. Her portfolio is full of ... Read More »

The bicycles of Colombia

In 2019, TraC board member Nick Smith spent three weeks in Medellin, Colombia, where he learned about its recent transformation, and documented many of the features which make it the vibrant city that it is today. Smith will discuss his visit Wednesday, March 4 at the Gibsons Public Library from 6-7pm. (And TraC director Martin ... Read More »

Artesia at the Arts Centre

The Artesia Coffee House held at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre is back on Friday, Feb. 28 with the new starting time of 7:30pm.  The show will feature the unique instrumental acoustic guitar stylings of Bradley Wells. “Bits of String Trio” will be up next with the family of Kaia Nielsen, acoustic bass and vocals, ... Read More »

You writing about you and your work

How do you find ways to write in a compelling and concise manner about your work? What are the questions and ideas you place alongside your work, so that you convey your practice in meaningfully and relevant ways? The Sunshine Coast Arts Council presents a free professional development workshop March 5, 2-4pm at the Arts ... Read More »

Pastel illusion

A pastel work called “Breaking Light” by Louise Valentine is currently on display at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery. Valentine writes: “The texture of pastel ground on paper and the intense quality of pure pigment in a stick of soft pastel allows for the interplay of colour to create an illusion.”  The exhibit continues until ... Read More »

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