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A fine balance from Halfmoon Bay artist

The work of artist Ian MacLeod first appeared on the Coast in a show at the former Artesia Gallery. The faces in the series were not quite recognizable as such - they all wore hats and definitely inclined towards the abstract.

Howlin' Halloween at the Hall

It wouldn't be Halloween without a dance at the Roberts Creek Hall. On Oct.

Murderous trio makes dinner theatre mayhem

Poor Paul. It's a strange world for the used car salesman in the play Murder at the Howard Johnson. On Christmas Eve he is lured to a hotel to discover that his wife is in love with their dentist.

Black Cat Cafe presents Peaceable Kingdom

Black Cat Productions and the Gumboot Cafe Bakery present the Black Cat Cafe, a Thursday evening film and discussion series.

Sweet Papa Lowdown plays Pender Harbour

There will be some sweet sounds at the Pender Harbour School of Music on Oct. 22.Jeff Shucard and his brand of hot syncopated vocal jazz and blues from the 20s and 30s have taken Pender Harbour by storm before, and they will do it again this year.

Crop circles glow in wood

Two weeks ago Roberts Creek woodworker Edmund Butler opened a show of truly unusual hand-crafted works at the WindSong Gallery in Sechelt.

Self-published titles strong on history

'Tis the season for all book publishers to inundate the reading public with new titles, especially books that will make great gifts.

New season starts Sunday

The 2005/06 Coast Recital Society (CRS) season gets underway Sunday, Oct. 16, with a concert by one of classical music's top string quartets.

Rebuilding Bosnia's landscape

Sechelt artist Jane Ford arrived in war torn Bosnia, part of the former Yugoslavia, at Easter this year. The border crossing guard glanced at her passport wearily without meeting her eyes, apparently tired of having yet more foreigners arrive.

Message bottles hit the waves

Two hundred hand blown glass bottles will soon be bobbing in the waters off Barkley Sound catching the Pacific currents to Alaska or even Japan.