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Polyjesters come to Pender

"A kitchen party to share with the world" - that's what the Polyjesters are all about.

From artistic lovers to war canoes

Though the audience size was smaller than expected, the organizers of the first Canadian Heritage Film Festival held last weekend in Gibsons say they are more than satisfied with the four-day run of vintage movies.

Poetry reading

Russell Thornton will give a poetry reading on Friday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt.

Driftwood presents popular play

Canadian playwright Peter Colley's I'll Be Back Before Midnight has been described as the most popular stage play in Canadian history.

Freeflow comes to the Creek

There is a pocket of groove reverberating out of Vancouver's east side. Anything goes, from punk to funk, live to sample, structure to stream.

Be My Junkie Shadow

Local artist Kat Kosiancic hopes her documentary Be My Junkie Shadow will change perceptions, challenge stereotypes and debunk myths about women living on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside when it shows at the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse Saturday, Feb.

Czech quartet set to captivate Sechelt

The Vlach Quartet Prague, called a string quartet of world proportion and reputation, is about to take the Sunshine Coast by musical storm. Performing at the Raven's Cry Theatre, at 2:30 p.m.

Cookbook serves up slice of community life

The 75-year-old Egmont Community Hall, a vital part of that area's history, needed a new foundation. That's when editors and food fans Beverly Saunders and Kathy Gray stepped in with a plan.

New perspective, distinctive style

Perhaps Gibsons' artist Josefa Fritz Barham has turned a corner. She literally has a new perspective in her recent paintings.

From nude heroine to Canada's Kwakiutls

When the Sunshine Coast Film Society's (SCFS) Canadian Heritage Film Festival launches on Feb. 18 at the Heritage Playhouse, it's going to be difficult to decide whether the opening night or the closing night gala will be the most exciting.