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Youth film festival planned

Ever wonder what's the deal with young people in B.C.? If so, an exciting and entertaining film festival is coming to the Coast to help answer those questions. The B.C.

Growing up a fiddler

As I was enjoying the Coast String Fiddlers concert at St. Bart's Church last Sunday, I was struck by what other fiddler fans must have noticed long ago. They're all grown up.

Artist depicts children of war

The war in Iraq greatly disturbed Pender Harbour artist Helen Broadfoot, especially when she heard President Bush talk about collateral damage, the death of civilians and children in the course of fighting. "It stuck in my craw," she says.

Rocking concert was a blast

A Blast from the Past was a fun trip to a musical era full of blue suede shoes, bobby socks and poodle skirts. The extravaganza, written by Lynne Dickson and directed by Tracey Lloyd, gave two performances at Chatelech Theatre on April 10.

Power of dance turned towards breast cancer

"You can't rush inspiration," thought dancer and choreographer Dominique Hutchinson just before a series of coincidental events led her to a new feature piece for the latest dance production of DSDanse, opening on April 23.

Film provides insight into tribal ritual

There is something inside all of us that wants to belong, to feel we are a part of something greater than our individual selves.

An evening of global uprising

Black Cat Productions presents the documentary film The Fourth World War, the latest from award-winning filmmakers from Big Noise Films. The screening takes place Tuesday, April 12, at Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Keeley plays the Creek

Stunning, charismatic, compelling - these are just a few words to describe the performances of singer/ songwriter Jana Keeley, who is about to release her debut album.

Tight weave for Guilty Conscience

It's too darn bad that the Peninsula Players and Pebbles Restaurant dinner dramas don't run for a longer time period.

Through a pinhole camera

I am standing inside a camera. It is not the latest digital wonder; in fact, it's very low tech.