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Graham Walker and friends

Graham Walker, well-known children's entertainer from Gibsons, is looking forward to meeting lots of new and old friends at his upcoming concert at Pender Harbour School of Music. The concert is next Saturday, March 19, at 11 a.m.

Recital duo d├ębut recorded by CBC radio

CBC Radio microphones will be on hand to record two popular classical soloists, performing here as a duo for the first time in the Coast Recital Society's Sunday afternoon concert at the Raven's Cry Theatre in Sechelt.

Colour this band terrific

There are several unusual features to the band, The Colorifics, who will appear at The Club in Gibsons this Saturday, March 12.

Long running festival celebrates music

The Coast's longest running festival opens this week with a host of community support and an estimated 126 performers, not including the members of various bands, ensembles and choirs.

The pipers are coming

The skirl of the bagpipes and the boom of the drums will once again be heard over Sechelt when the Robert Malcolm Alumni Pipe Band takes its third annual retreat to the Coast on the weekend of March 11 to 13.

Sweet Fridays at The Club

Picture this - you set up a gig at The Club in Gibsons and you ask a couple of singers, new to the group, to join in. The day of the performance, one singer falls ill with the flu and the second breaks her arm leaving the rehearsal.

Driftwood thriller set to open

Driftwood Players' new thriller I'll Be Back Before Midnight is in the final stages of rehearsal and set to open Thursday, March 3, at the Heritage Playhouse Theatre in Gibsons.

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.