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From Africa with love

It's about time that Coast performer Jean-Pierre Makosso be allowed to bring his wife and daughter to Canada, as he would like to do. I'm not alone in wishing this for him.

A song a day

Musician Lowry Olafson is on tour right now. There's nothing unusual about that, since the Gibsons' song-writer has had seven CDs released in his career and has frequently toured the country to give concerts.

Learn a few African steps

If you miss a step -just smile - encouraging words from instructor Jean-Pierre Makosso who is teaching African dance lessons starting Sunday in honour of Black History month. Classes start Feb. 25 at the Granthams Hall from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Vietnam's Friendship Village

It seems fate was pulling Coast resident Carol Stewart toward the Vietnam Friendship Village.

Dynamic duo goes to school

Cellist Shauna Rolston and pianist Heather Schmidt of Toronto are about to face one of their toughest Coast audiences.

New artist, new gallery

Sechelt artist Shannon Hergott has opened her very first show at the La Cabana Gallery on Cowrie Street - a series of pen and ink drawings.

A festival of wind music

The first Coast Festival of Wind Music is slated for March 3 and 4 at the Heritage Playhouse. Presented by the Sunshine Coast Music Society, this should be quite the weekend. The ever-popular Creek Big Band (CBB) is first up.

Photographers show

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is pleased to present the work of two photographers at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Gallery. The exhibitors from Feb. 21 through March 25 are Heather Conn and Florence Debeugny.

A passion for textiles

Artist Natalie Grambow of Roberts Creek has had a passion for textiles for a very long time. Her interest has taken her all over the world: she's learned techniques in India, Nepal and China and has studied the art of batik in Thailand and Indonesia.

Glenda Rae next up in Pender

It would not be an overstatement to describe Glenda Rae's voice as one of the great instruments in global popular music. Her gift is singular and doesn't suffer for lack of commercial exposure.
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