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Career artists serve in the schools

Working quietly in one's studio is not enough for six artists who belong to the Gibson's Landing Gallery Artists' Co-op.


Gibsons United Church is presenting fantasy theatre in a hilarious, upbeat comedy by John Patrick. Everybody Loves Opal runs from April 23 to 24 and May 7 to 8 with shows at 7:30 p.m. at the Gibsons United Church Hall on Trueman Road.

Go on a gallery crawl this week

Spring is bustin' out all over the Coast, and nowhere is it more evident than in the many galleries where seasonally-themed shows have opened this week.

Music School presents Tselyakov

CBC calls him, "The best kept secret in the Canadian piano world." According to the Waterloo Chronicle, "Russian-born Alexander Tselyakov is Canada's new man at the top.

Deeds and dinner full of melodrama

Give me a "booo," give me a "hooray," give me a deeply felt "aaah." Audience involvement is the best part of watching melodrama.

Film Society presents magical film

The Sunshine Coast Film Society has been bringing top quality, often hard to find documentary films to the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse for several years.

Performing Arts piano encore

The longest-running festival on the Sunshine Coast - the 31st Festival of the Performing Arts - wraps up this weekend with a Piano Encore Concert at Raven's Cry Theatre. The concert is set for 2 p.m.

Arts Centre welcomes dual show

Sunshine Coast artists Ursula Fritsch and Janice Williams (Junco Jan) are teaming up for the next exhibit at the Arts Centre in Sechelt, running April 7 to May 12.

Cash on Delivery delivers laughs

Cash on Delivery, a comedy from Driftwood Players, directed by Dave Hurtubise, opened last week at the Heritage Playhouse to a moderately full house and lots of laughter. It's silly. Wait - let me correct that. It's really silly.

Long Tack Sam exposes family secret

Imagine opening the family history closet late in your life and discovering a huge, fascinating secret.