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Families who capture memories

"At Birmingham, the bombing started in 1940 and that was the worst year As Doreen says, she spent three years living in an air raid shelter." - George Withnall R.A.S.C.

African drums and dance bring high energy

Aboubacar Camara was born in Guinea, West Africa, and began drumming with a local troupe at the age of nine, thrilled to absorb the music and culture of his country.

Coast Cinematheque super-sized screenings

More films offered more frequently than ever before will screen at the winter/ spring Coast Cinematheque series at the Raven's Cry Theatre in Sechelt.

When atmosphere is everything

Many years ago, I would spend my Friday nights in a dimly-lit room over a pub in Yorkshire, England, listening to acoustic guitar and old musicians at least twice my age (I was 15) singing English folk songs, early Bob Dylan tunes, original compositi

Gala concert planned for Jan. 30

Dust off that tux, but make sure you have tickets first. The Coast Recital Society's gala concert Jan. 30 is evening dress preferred, but not essential. There were only 33 tickets left as of Jan. 14. Starting promptly at 7:30 p.m.

Jazz greats come to Pender

Two of the Coast's favourite jazz musicians - plus one who will be a new delight, are teaming up for a night of great jazz at the Pender Harbour Music School.

New York duo to sing in the Creek

A concert promoter who has organized successful, national three-day music festivals, has now formed a Roberts Creek company, Inchworm Entertainment, to bring more live music to the Coast.

Colombia exposed in film and photo

Colombia is a South American country rich in jungle and mountain, animal and bird life - a country that touches both the Caribbean and the Pacific and that shares the headwaters of the Amazon River with five other countries.

Tibetan Monks to appear at fund-raiser

A special concert and fund-raising evening to help orphans, nomads and poor children of all ages in Tibet will be held on Saturday, Jan.10, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons.