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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.
Exhibit explores peculiar animal-human interaction

Exhibit explores peculiar animal-human interaction

At first glance on entering the current show at Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG), entitled Territory, you might think you’ve wandered into a science exhibit of nighttime wildlife photos taken by motion-triggered cameras – ghostlike, partial images,
Art Beat: Rogue Arts Festival goes virtual on Saturday

Art Beat: Rogue Arts Festival goes virtual on Saturday

The music and cultural gathering that is the Rogue Arts Festival was among the many arts cancellations last summer, thanks to the pandemic.
FRIENDS OF THE GALLERY

FRIENDS OF THE GALLERY

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council’s annual Friends of the Gallery (FOG) exhibition is on at the Doris Crowston Gallery in Sechelt until Feb. 7.