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Tea book a labour of love

Gibsons artist Pauline Lawson is always ready to put the kettle on and serve tea in an outstanding collection of china cups. Tea is only one of her interests; others include antique shops, living by the ocean, music, good food and wine.

Tables set for fall show

The Sunshine Coast's Driftwood Players are poised to launch their latest production, British playwright Terence Rattigan's Separate Tables, which opens at Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons on Nov. 11 at 8 p.m.

Dinner theatre a delight

When Pebbles Restaurant and Peninsula Players team up to present an evening of dinner theatre, they draw a capacity crowd. And it's no wonder. The food is beautifully prepared and presented, and the entertainment is high-class and hilarious.

Welcoming Wildlife to the Garden

When editor Catherine Johnson looks out the window at her 10-acre farm in Klein Lake, she sees a place of welcome for the creatures of the Coast. Her hanging bird feeders offer a buffet for birds. Her compost box has an open top for visiting ravens.

Music from Europe this Sunday

One of Europe's most exciting young musical ensembles heads the playbill of the next Coast Recital Society concert at the Raven's Cry Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 7.

A spellbinding concert

The long-awaited première performance at Sechelt's Raven's Cry Theatre by one of Canada's most widely acclaimed pianists, Angela Cheng, was a spellbinding experience. Her deftly-spun, incredibly challenging program presented Sunday, Oct.

Cows, camels and creative costume design

Lynda Carlson designs costumes - hundreds of them. She's been performing this role for so long it's hard to remember how many she's created, crafted or sewn by hand for dozens of Coast plays and pantomimes.

Peninsula Players stage Coward's classic farce

Peninsula Players and Pebbles Restaurant combine for the ninth time to provide an evening of fine dining and comic theatre with the presentation of Blithe Spirit, Noel Coward's classic farce of the fury of a woman scorned combined with "astral bigamy

The Pinot Gris painter

You might already have a Brian Romer reproduction in your home - the local artist's work appears on the label of a Calona Vineyard Pinot Gris fine wine.

Arts Council seeks works from young artists

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council, the Rotary Club of Sechelt and the Sunshine Coast Teachers' Association are co-sponsoring the annual Young Artists Awards for 2004.
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