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Local Arts

Kids who Lark in the Park

When the third annual youth music concert, Lark in the Park, takes place Sunday, Sept. 12, in Winegarden Waterfront Park in Gibsons, it will add vocals to the usual instrumental mix.

An Acre of Art on display

If you're looking for a fun outdoor event filled with artistic inspiration and the chance to purchase local artwork in every medium, check out the Acre of Art set for Sept. 4 and 5 on the Roberts Creek Elementary School grounds.

Pioneer tales in Old Red Shirt

Author Yvonne Mearns Klan's recent book, The Old Red Shirt from New Star Books, is one of the most interesting collections of heritage ephemera for many a year. As an amateur historian, Klan has combed the archives of B.C.

Gibsons filmmaker off to Montreal

Montreal beckons to a young Gibsons woman this weekend. Lauren Grant is winging her way to the Quebec city to present her winning short film at the Montreal Film Festival.

Strange brew of world music

Celebrate the dog days of summer with the Wheat in the Barley, Saturday, Aug. 28, at Roberts Creek Hall. Doors open at 7:30, and the music fires up at 8 p.m. sharp with special guests, the talented local new grass group Chore Buster Ranch.

Birth of a Book opens festival

The 22nd annual Festival of the Written Arts opened on Aug. 12 in Sechelt with one of its most ambitious opening night programs ever.

Mark and Friends return to Gibsons

A fund-raising concert from Mark and Friends for the Heritage Playhouse Concert Grand Fund is fast becoming an annual summer tradition in Gibsons. This year, the special event will be held on Sunday, Aug. 29, at 2:30 p.m.

Maori weaver kicks off Fibre Arts

Erenora Puketapu-Hetet is a Maori weaver who is very down to earth, has a wry sense of humour and lives to weave.

Chat grads dance to Mexico

Two Chatelech Secondary School graduates are dancing their way into an exciting career move.

Lioness roars in authentic African play

The last show that performer Jean-Pierre Makosso appeared in on the Coast was the singing, storytelling M'bassu where he had hundreds of children laughing at the first sight of his lively face and infectious grin.