Simon Paradis, Joe Stanton and Gerry Millar take the stage this Saturday night, March 16, at Cooper’s Green Hall in Halfmoon Bay as part of the Cooper’s Green Concert series, presented by the Welcome Beach Community Association.
The trio are long-time Sunshine Coast musicians, and will be playing tunes from the Precious Littles CD release Sometimes You Win, recorded at Strait Sound in Roberts Creek in 2008. Tickets are $15, available at the Welcome Woods Market and the Halfmoon Bay General Store, or at www.joestanton.com.
Friday Night Live is an intimate musical evening at the Roberts Creek Legion starting at 8:30 p.m. This week’s show, March 15, features the Country Boys, Ray McNally, Corduroy Road and Ken Capron. Call 604-886-9813 for more details.
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This Saturday, March 16, Woods Showcase in Sunnycrest Mall presents a few fun events.
Get ready for Easter with Silke Billig who will lead an introduction to felting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for ages 10 plus. Fee is $40.
From 1 to 3 p.m. come along to meet author and poet Terry Barker, who you don’t often see outside of Sechelt these days. Have a look at his many local history books and learn about his new poetry collection, to be published soon.
Musician Graham Walker leads an Irish sing-along and instrument workshop in honour of St. Patrick’s Day starting at 3 p.m. All are welcome to this free event. For registration and more info call 604-886-1400 or email email@example.com.
Artist Miyuki Shinkai is teaching spring break children’s art classes from March 18 to 22 in the mornings at the Gibsons Public Art Gallery. Fee is $30 with a discount for member/parents. Register in person or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, phone 604-886-0531.
The SC Film Society presents The Kid with a Bike, a French/Belgian drama from directors Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne in French with English subtitles on Monday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7) at Gibsons Heritage Playhouse.
The film was the winner of the grand jury prize at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and a Golden Globe nominee for best foreign language film.
This deeply moving film by the acclaimed Dardenne brothers delves into the emotional life of Cyril, a troubled 11-year-old. When his narcissistic father abandons him, Cyril launches a desperately obsessive search for a bicycle that symbolizes their relationship.
Admission is $8 general, $5 for members.
Creative in the Creek returns on Thursday, March 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gumboot Café. Admission is by donation (please).
Gerri Hills tells the amazing story of the re-creation of her Métis family. Roger Maidens sings new songs. Denise O’Brian reads from her new book, Prison Dance. David Roche is MC and amuser. Delight guaranteed or money back.
A Love of Dance Workshop with Danielle Gardner from So You Think You Can Dance Canada and Miguel Nguyen from the Georgia Ballet was held last weekend.
Coast audiences know Nguyen as the Cavalier and the Snow Prince from the Coasting Along Theatre production of The Nutcracker. The dancers shared their talent with 32 dancers from the Coast and Vancouver, dancing ballet and contemporary for two days in an event organized by Dominique Hutchinson from Dominique’s School of Dance. Everyone gathered at the Heritage Playhouse where an audience of friends and families was treated to excerpts of a ballet pas de deux and a solo with guest dancers Yuta Kawakam and Hiroko Watanabe.
For the month of March, 101 Office Supply is displaying works by James Miller, a Prairies-born Canadian currently working in Sechelt.
After many years of working in a variety of fields, including 10 years spent teaching art and mathematics in six different countries, he is now exploring his creative talents through the visual arts, the written word and music. This show covers a number of subjects and techniques in various media and formats. To see, read and hear his work, visit www.jamesmiller
creative.com. 101 Office Supply is situated on Cowrie Street in Sechelt.
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