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Spanish fans to immerse in Latino culture

Spanish teacher Marlene Samper has a long-term goal. She wants to share the culture of Spanish speaking countries, to bring the nature and art of various Latin American countries to the Coast for others to enjoy.

Rhythms of West Africa

A collaboration of four accomplished musicians, The Drumheads are lifelong disciples of the art of rhythm. With their music firmly rooted in the tradition of West Africa, their rhythms are as exotic as their instruments.

Ten full days of jazz

The Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival started as a one-day festival on a Saturday afternoon in Dougall Park in Gibsons Landing in 1995.

Library presents jazz fest primer

Poetry, jazz, music, fiction - it's all happening at the Gibsons Library on June 4.

Light touch gives up Coast secrets

Halfmoon Bay author Andrew Scott has a light touch with the facts.

Spider show tells kids timeless tales

He crouches on stage like a lion. He whirls through the air like a bird. A folk tale character from Africa, Anansi the Spider, appeared on a Gibsons stage last weekend in the shape of the talented performer and storyteller, Jean-Pierre Makosso.

LaFave's look at landscapes

Roberts Creek artist Kim LaFave is best known for his illustration of children's books. He's a successful commercial artist and illustrator who has been honoured with numerous awards for his picture book drawings of whimsical figures.

Zimbabwe's Feso returns

Last year, Feso's infectious Afrobeat music and dance from Zimbabwe mesmerized and uplifted the audience at The Club.

Spring concert for orchestra

Come and enjoy the Sunshine Coast Community Orchestra's spring concert, featuring the programs of four conductors: Joe Hatherill, Lyle Carter, Michelle Bruce and Heather Beckmyer. The concert is set for Sunday, May 29, at 2 p.m.

YuYu MiMi previews on the Coast

It's obvious that creative partners Maggie Blue O'Hara and Hoi Chiu are very much in love. They met in Vancouver scarcely a year ago when Maggie, who now lives in Gibsons, was involved in a dance performance.