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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.

Elphi wows Whistler

On May 5, the Elphinstone Secondary School senior band performed at the Whistler Music Festival, receiving great accolades from the adjudicators there. The festival featured bands, choirs and jazz bands from schools in B.C.

Free performance at Raven's Cry

Naomi's Road is an opera written specially for Vancouver Opera in the schools. It is taken from Naomi's Road, the book for young readers by Joy Kogawa.

Pirates capture Chat musical

Help! Pirates have hijacked this year's musical production from the students of Chatelech Secondary and will be appearing nightly on the Chat theatre stage from May 11 to 13.

Reel youth, real feelings

The Reel Youth Film Festival, on tour to communities in B.C. including Sechelt and Gibsons, offers a rare glimpse into the unknown - the minds of teenagers. Apparently, it can be a scary place full of bullies and bulimia.

Red hot and cool blues

They're hot, they're new (their first show was in 2004), and they've already been nominated for Best Band by the prestigious Washington Blues Society's Best of the Blues Awards.