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Local Arts

Dance Works strong on drama, tap

The Dance Works Academy recital last weekend packed a lot of drama into its two-hour plus performance.

Fine arts goes contemporary

Elphinstone Secondary School held its annual Fine Arts Night last week to display the students' work to parents and the community. The lively show revealed how the kids have embraced contemporary techniques in the production of their art.

Quality art at auction

It was a chance to buy quality art at very good prices. The Sunshine Coast's Arts Council mounted its big fundraising event of the year at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre last Saturday night.

Love affair with Jeni LeGon

Coast audiences resumed their love affair with 89-year-old Jeni LeGon, live and tapping, last Friday night at the Heritage Playhouse in a music and dance opening event to the Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival.

Show fast-paced and lively

The Coast Academy of Dance spectacular Rhythm and Blues presentation last weekend at the Raven's Cry Theatre surpassed previous shows for energy and flair, and it drew full houses for the four performances.

Two exhibitions at Arts Centre

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is pleased to host two exhibitors at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre gallery this month.

Wayson Choy ponders life and signs

Author Wayson Choy is a thoughtful man. He seeks meaning in his life and the lives of others, he ponders his own career as a writer and as an educator, and he tries to notice signs that will point his way.

Art in the Shaman's footsteps

Lisa Pugh, teacher in the Aboriginal Education program of School District No. 46, is excited.

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.