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A little soul this Sunday

Back on the Coast by popular demand, Marcus Mosely and Gail Suderman, with their new quartet Soulworks, perform at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19, at Chatelech Theatre. Mosely and Suderman are well known for the wonderful workshops they facilitate.

Music tradition grows

When Canadian icon and folk singer Connie Kaldor appears in Pender Harbour Feb. 26, it will be her first visit to the community. If she follows the same pattern as other performers, she won't want to leave.

Illuminated Verses shows respect for black women

In a foreword to the book Illuminated Verses, photographer Ricardo Scipio describes his decade of fashion photography in New York, Toronto and Miami.

African voices heard in Black History Month

This is us: Africa speaking to Africa and to the world. So begins an original show, African Voices, opening at Heritage Playhouse on Feb. 17 in celebration of Black History Month, written and directed by Gibsons' performer Jean Pierre Makosso.

An intimate afternoon of music

The 12-member, Vancouver-based choir, musica intima, will make their Coast Recital Society debut at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Raven's Cry Theatre in Sechelt.

Documentary film unit launched

Welcome to the 500-channel universe. Television is hungry for new material, and documentary film-makers with something to say can jumpstart their career using equipment that is simpler, lighter and less expensive than ever before.

Celso Machado inspires, transports

Many musicians perform with a water bottle on stage, but few use it as a centerpiece for an impromptu percussion number.

I Tromboni next up in Pender

Five trombones one extraordinary experience.

German Lieder led by entertaining teacher

When Shelley Dillon, local voice teacher, saw the work of Rena Sharon at a recent International Congress of Voice Teachers held in Vancouver this past summer, she became fired up to ask this veteran performer of the Coast Recital Society to give a wo

Send a singing Valentine

For the third year in a row, local Sweet Adelines chapter Arbutus Sounds Chorus is offering a singing Valentine service for the Feb. 14 holiday. In the past two years this service has been extremely popular.
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