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Twice The Nutcracker enjoyment for 2021

Twice The Nutcracker enjoyment for 2021

After going without any presentation of The Nutcracker at all in 2020 due to the pandemic, Sunshine Coast audiences will be treated to two different productions of the Christmas-season classic this coming December.
Art Beat: 2021 writers’ festival looking up

Art Beat: 2021 writers’ festival looking up

Summer series of afternoon readings planned
Festival of the Performing Arts 2021 goes virtual

Festival of the Performing Arts 2021 goes virtual

The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts (SCFPA) continues its long tradition of promoting and encouraging local performing artists on the Sunshine Coast by offering a virtual festival this year, in keeping with the times.
Art Beat: Arts Centre sale, shingles only

Art Beat: Arts Centre sale, shingles only

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council has come up with a creative fundraising idea to help pay for a new roof.
Sketching the human form, quickly

Sketching the human form, quickly

One of the most striking things about the new exhibition, Life Drawing, at the Arts Centre in Sechelt is the variety of styles that can come out of such a classically simple art practice.
Coded quilts inspire series of paintings

Coded quilts inspire series of paintings

A poignant exhibition of paintings at Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG) throughout February – Black History Month – touches on a little-known nugget of history leading up to the American Civil War in the 1860s.
Art Beat: Healing Bill Moysey

Art Beat: Healing Bill Moysey

Gibsons theatre couple Bill Moysey and Varya Rubin, known for their creativity, kindness and generosity, are turning now to their community for help for themselves and their two young children.
Local dance teacher takes on The Nutcracker

Local dance teacher takes on The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is back. After a year in which, thanks to the pandemic, the popular Christmas-time dance production was absent on the Sunshine Coast for the first time since 2012, it will be remounted at Raven’s Cry Theatre this coming December.
Write that song by ‘painting music’

Write that song by ‘painting music’

Most of us can’t read or write music. We might enjoy listening to it and may sing or play an instrument, or even dream up our own musical compositions. But understanding those five-line staffs dotted with symbols is another matter.
Art Beat: Coast writers provide an evening of readings

Art Beat: Coast writers provide an evening of readings

The B.C. Federation of Writers is hosting an online reading by six Sunshine Coast authors on Thursday, Feb. 11. Featured will be Nicole Breit, Heather Conn, Claire Finlayson, Stella Leventoyannis Harvey, Bruno Huber, and Jennie Tschoban.