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Fiddlesticks celebrated at music awards

Good news for Fiddlesticks Fox and his pals Pickle Pete and Cinnamon Bear. These creations of Gibsons entertainer Graham Walker are up for music industry honours.

Quilts and more quilts

The Sunshine Coast Quilters Guild begins the 2006/2007 program on Sept. 30 at the Royal Canadian Legion in Sechelt with a slide show of quilts. Doors open at 9 a.m. for registration and browsing the extensive guild library.

Dennis and Dracula

How often do you have the chance to hear Dracula's side of the story? Manitoba poet Dennis Cooley offers you just that in his recent book with the wickedly punning title, Seeing Red. He'll be reading from it at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre on Sept.

Tenth year of making fabulous music

Last weekend, the annual Pender Harbour Jazz Festival enjoyed its tenth anniversary employing many of the same stalwart volunteers as 10 years ago and with only a few changes to a popular format: new venues and new weather.

Celebrating Asian arts

A festival that will bring the Coast's Asian community together and will offer dance, drums, fabric dyeing, shadow puppet show, readings and martial arts demonstrations for the public to enjoy, takes place in Dougall Park in Gibsons this Saturday, Se

A Cry for Compassion

When Louise Lefebvre turned 50 years old, she decided to fulfill a lifetime goal.

Passion for prints and pastiche

The creative mind is at work in the studio of Langdale artist Lee Croy.

Auditions Sunday for December play

Auditions for St. Bart's Players' Tiny Tim Grows Up, a full-length play scheduled for Dec. 21 to 23 at St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church in Gibsons, are set for Sunday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. and Sunday Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in the parish hall.

Good times on Gambier

It's always a good time on Gambier Island. Last weekend's ninth annual art show was no exception. This year, it included a chance to socialize at a fundraising Bavarian barbecue with entertainment from musicians Bobby Bruce, Tom Terrell and Randeesh.

Jem Rolls off the tongue

One of this summer's most successful and acclaimed Fringe Festival performers, Jem Rolls is coming back to the Coast on Sept. 29, and he's gut wrenchingly hilarious! Jem Rolls (that's his real name) is a performance poet.