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Hope for the Future

In March 2005, two local students, Abi Kellett and Caitlin Reid, along with 30 students from across Canada travelled to the Balkans, armed with video cameras to record their experience.

Mr. Antiques Road Show comes to Sechelt

Auctioneer Ted Pappas is a man with a lifetime of stories. In his role as antiques and art appraiser, he will be in Sechelt tomorrow, June 3, to preside over an Antiques Road Show, a Friends of the Sechelt Library fundraiser at the Seaside Centre.

Local sound designer wins Leo Award

Sound designer Larry Baker won Best Sound Editing in a Documentary Program or Series at the 2006 Leo Awards held Friday, May 12, at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver.

First opera for Coast students

For most of the students gathered in the Raven's Cry Theatre last Sunday it was their very first live opera.

Scholarship winners awarded

Eight promising, young Sunshine Coast music students received scholarships last week from the Coast Recital Society (CRS) at the society's annual general meeting in Sechelt.Erin Macdonald of Gibsons received $500 to further her viola studies.

Fashion gala highlights athletes

A fundraiser for Special Olympics athletes will attract a different crowd, those who are as familiar with fashion as they are with the soccer field. On Thursday, May 25, The B.C.

Divas develop new act for The Club

Definitely Diva, a trio of local musicians, has developed a new act, cut themselves a demo CD and will be going on the road in June. For a preview of the new show, Coast fans can check out The Club in Gibsons on June 3.

More to art than painting

This May marks ten years and counting for one of the Coast's most social art groups. Thursday's Artists, who meet every week at St.

Scholarship Showcase sure to impress

A very special 10th annual Chatelech Scholarship Showcase is planned for Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m. at the Chatelech Secondary Theatre.

Local screenwriter nominated

When the Canadian film and television industry Leo Awards unfold this weekend in Vancouver, a Sunshine Coast screenwriter, Jilena Cori, will attend the glamorous ceremony.