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Coast artists exhibit in West Van

Several Sunshine Coast artists are taking part in the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver July 30 to Aug. 8.

Dancing Denhams to perform

One of the dancing Denham sisters returns to the Coast to perform a solo that will appear in an original show, INK, at the Heritage Playhouse on July 31.

Macro zoom artist uses her imagination

Zoey Ennenberg is a young artist with a big future. At age 24, she's working her way through various mediums - she started with acrylics, moved into photography in a big way and has since discovered watercolour.

Contemporary themes, fresh characters in SOPA short plays

There was humour in both the original, short plays that opened at the Heritage Playhouse last Saturday night - the kind of humour that makes you want to weep. Good, honest chuckles followed by dark, sardonic insights.

A fine night of theatre

Nest Lewis and Colleen Elson as the Talking Heads presented two fine British monologues last Thursday evening at Gibsons Heritage Playhouse.

Fiddle Fest a fantastic success

In a crowded room at Roberts Creek Elementary School, accordionist Ian Lothian is demonstrating his versatile instrument. He plays it, he squeezes it, he even knocks out a rhythmic beat on the box.

Choirs thrill audiences

Choirs on tour sang in Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender Harbour recently. Singers from Uganda, Kazakhstan and Poland came in tandem with Powell River's Kathaumixw 2004.

Retrospective: A lifetime of Logie on display

How to display a lifetime of achievement - over 30 years of art - in one show? That's the challenge for the Gibsons Public Art Gallery this month when they open a retrospective, Lifescapes, of the work of Hopkins Landing artist Patricia Richardson Lo

Uptown Jazz: a lovely way to spend an evening

Performing cool Uptown Jazz in uptown Gibsons, three unique singers accompanied by stellar musicians showcase a diverse repertoire at the Heritage Playhouse on Friday, July 16, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12.

Randeesh roots reggae rhythms

Local musician Randeesh delivers Belizean-style roots reggae against the backdrop of the Roberts Creek rain forest on his new CD Courage by Mountain Lion Records with production and arrangement by Michael Hyde.