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Dancers return with gold

Aaah, the life of a dancer on the Sunshine Coast - dancing in competition at the Massey Theatre in New Westminster last weekend, then racing for the last ferry without even knowing the final results until they arrived in the mail! Nonetheless, the te

A ferry artistic experience

Travellers on busy B.C. ferries on the May long weekend couldn't avoid a healthy jolt of the Coast's flourishing arts and culture.

50-50 sale to replace auction

As part of their silver anniversary celebrations, the Sunshine Coast Arts Council is departing from their annual art auction in June with a new concept, a Half and Half Art Sale to be held on Saturday, June 5, at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sec

Coast Recital Society hands out awards

Seven young Sunshine Coast musicians will continue their musical education with the financial encouragement of the Coast Recital Society's (CRS) 2004 awards and scholarships.

Gibsons musician a winner

Sixteen-year-old Neal Andrews of Gibsons has once again triumphed in music competition, this time on the piano during the Vancouver Kiwanis Festival last month. Andrews also excels on other instruments: the violin and trumpet.

Jazz Festival coming soon

The ninth annual Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival is fast approaching. From June 11 to 13, the festival will feature many fine local artists including Celso Machado, who now, with his family, makes Gibsons his permanent home.

Choir joins gospel circle of voices

No need to ask the Pender Harbour Choir if they were having a good time. The joy in their faces was apparent Sunday, May 16, when the 24-member choir was invited on stage to sing two numbers with the professional gospel group Circle of Voices.

Spanish evening launches hot events

When Olé! An Evening of Spanish Passion and Artistry opens at The Club this Friday, May 21, it will be only the start of a series of Flamenco-Mediterranean events that production company Caravan World Rhythms has planned for the Coast.

Out of the kiln: clay comes alive

The mega-size artichoke is so real I want to dip it in lemon butter. "That's the quality of clay that captures a lot of people," says potter Elaine Futterman. "You want to touch it.

Concert in beachfront home

What to do with a big house when you're a musician? Why not invite all your friends to your living room to hear guest musicians perform in an intimate setting. That's why singer/songwriter Lowry Olafson likes house concerts.