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Acclaimed violinist taking advantage of life off the road

Acclaimed violinist taking advantage of life off the road

The pandemic shutdown doesn’t have a lot of silver linings, but Sechelt-born violinist, performer, and teacher Serena Eades – while mostly stuck at home like the rest of us – has found a bright side or two.
Art Beat: Gibsons gallery open to more show ideas

Art Beat: Gibsons gallery open to more show ideas

Gibsons Public Art Gallery is extending its call for submissions for the 2022 calendar year. You now have until April 30 this year – another six weeks – to put together an exhibition proposal and get it in.
SHOUT OUT

SHOUT OUT

It’s time for the annual Shout Out youth art show at Gibsons Public Art Gallery, with a variety submissions from Sunshine Coast school students. More than 150 works are on display until April 4.
Howard White’s latest story collection a merry medley

Howard White’s latest story collection a merry medley

Book filled with scurrilous and saintly characters, true tales, and absorbing history
Painting music project set for performances

Painting music project set for performances

You can tune into performances this weekend and next that are the result of a series of workshops designed to help people compose musical scores, even though they can’t read music.
Banana stamps out her very last batch

Banana stamps out her very last batch

Creek artist bids adieu to century-old perforator
Art Beat: Women’s Day readings: Our Bodies

Art Beat: Women’s Day readings: Our Bodies

Three B.C. writers are observing International Women’s Day with readings at an event entitled 3 Women: Our Bodies, at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 8.
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.