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Art Beat: Before the parade passes by – what's happening for Canada Day?

Art Beat: Before the parade passes by – what's happening for Canada Day?

Canada’s 157th birthday falls on Monday, July 1. In Sechelt, the day begins with pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. on Cowrie Street, courtesy of the Lions Club. The Sunshine Coast Orchestra performs at 9:30 a.m.
Thriving Turbofest melds rock, laughs on the Sunshine Coast next week

Thriving Turbofest melds rock, laughs on the Sunshine Coast next week

An underground music and comedy festival with roots in the Norwegian rock scene has resurfaced on the Sunshine Coast, with an expanded lineup coming to Gibsons and Roberts Creek venues in late June. 
Emerging writers find voices in Coast anthology

Emerging writers find voices in Coast anthology

Coastal Voices anthology featuring students released
Feathered fable crowns dance triumphs: Waldorf Ballet wraps season

Feathered fable crowns dance triumphs: Waldorf Ballet wraps season

Dance winds up with Waldorf Ballet’s Bird’s Tale
Tidewater Topics: Remembering Bev

Tidewater Topics: Remembering Bev

'It was like playing 20 questions. By the time she was done she would have reminded me not only of the book I wanted but five others I now realized I desperately needed'
Art Beat: JUNO award-winning world ensemble Avataar playing High Beam Dreams

Art Beat: JUNO award-winning world ensemble Avataar playing High Beam Dreams

Also, on the eve of Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 23), a special prayer service with organ and choral music will take place at Christ the Redeemer Church in Madeira Park. 
Sunshine Coast's Pottery Prowl is returning for its third year

Sunshine Coast's Pottery Prowl is returning for its third year

Postgame potluck prompts summer Prowl
Poise and power at dance season closers on the Sunshine Coast

Poise and power at dance season closers on the Sunshine Coast

In a weekend permeated with local dance performances, Sechelt’s Coast Academy of Dance concluded its exuberant year-end revue with onstage fireworks — literally.
Synergy at Play's Musical Theatre Intensive returns this summer

Synergy at Play's Musical Theatre Intensive returns this summer

A homegrown musical theatre training program that prepares young actors for the world stage is setting its sights on long-term expansion.
Art Beat: Album launch leads Gibsons Landing Jazz Fest (and Beyond)

Art Beat: Album launch leads Gibsons Landing Jazz Fest (and Beyond)

Among the highlights of the Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival (and Beyond) will be an album release by the vastly multifaceted quintet Mimosa.