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Canadian plays are good, eh?

Two Canadian Plays, Eh? opened at the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons a week ago to less than a full house.

New exhibits at Arts Centre

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is pleased to present The Bride's Chamber, original drawings Kathryn Jacobi has done to illustrate the little-known and never-before-illustrated Charles Dickens' manuscript.

Wit and wisdom of elder poets

The unofficial poet of Gibsons, Margaret Jones, phoned me recently to say that she was as excited as "a flea in a blanket." She had published a small book of her verse and stories called Crafty Comedy in Rhyme and Pantomime.

Flower of New Orleans sings for hurricane relief

Mimosa is a fragrant flower that grows in the southern U.S. states and in the hurricane-ravaged city of New Orleans.

Equinox concert in a perfect setting

The gorgeous setting of Ruby Lake is the perfect place to end the summer with a musical event. The Spirit of the Rainforest Amphitheatre in Ruby Lake plays host to Equinox next weekend. On Friday, Sept.

Fighting mental illness with comedy

At times during the past few years, Gibsons resident Rose D'Vilano thought she'd never laugh again. Due to her intermittent bouts of depression she has seen a lot of tough times.

Maya's Song at Fringe Festival

Gibsons performer Anne-Marie Lindell is appearing at the popular Vancouver 2005 Fringe Festival at a venue on Granville Island in her one woman play Maya's Song.

Arts Council sends in the cavalry

Over the last few months, the Sunshine Coast Arts Council has quietly begun a fundraising program to beat back the rising costs of arts delivery and to enliven its major jewel, the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre.

Fiddlers return from whirlwind tour

They would do it again in a minute.

Come fly with the MellowTones

Nikki Weber and the MellowTones, now in their eighth year, are once again performing at The Club on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. This group swings in tight harmony to classic jazz standards, from contemporary to blues.