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Sketches from the 1940s reimagined as paintings

Sketches from the 1940s reimagined as paintings

An 80-year-old sketchbook has inspired a Sechelt artist to create a unique exhibition in memory of an uncle who was also an artist, killed in action during the Second World War.
Art Beat: Coast’s natural wonder captured on film

Art Beat: Coast’s natural wonder captured on film

Local filmmaker Dolf Vermeulen, known for the remarkable footage he collects by drone, has released a short film, A Tribute to the Sunshine Coast.
DTS offers new round of drama classes

DTS offers new round of drama classes

The COVID pandemic isn’t stopping the Driftwood Theatre School (DTS) from putting the fun back into the fundamentals of drama.
Music for Youth funding available

Music for Youth funding available

Sunshine Coast Community Services and Coast Cultural Alliance have announced that applications are now being accepted for this year’s Daniel Kingsbury Music for Youth (DKMFY) Endowment Grant.
Coast cartoonist’s work seen at world film fests

Coast cartoonist’s work seen at world film fests

A Gibsons-based animation studio is getting some international attention in the field of children’s cartoons. The Animation Playground (TAP) has a number of short, animated films in circulation.
Art Beat: The new year brings new art

Art Beat: The new year brings new art

The Doris Crowston Gallery in Sechelt is featuring its annual Friends of the Gallery (FOG) exhibit, which runs from Friday, Jan. 8 to Feb. 7. It’s the show where members of the Sunshine Coast Art Council get to strut their stuff.
ACADEMY OF DANCE

ACADEMY OF DANCE

Jasmyn Evered, a student of the Coast Academy of Dance (CAD) for 16 years, successfully passed her Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) associate teaching examination in late November.
New Coast music, from traditional folk to contemporary

New Coast music, from traditional folk to contemporary

Among recent releases by Sunshine Coast musicians are two works that offer up some interesting tunes from quite different musical traditions.
More than 100 works displayed in exhibition

More than 100 works displayed in exhibition

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is celebrating another successful year of the Young Artists Awards and Exhibition.
Eggshells transformed into works of art

Eggshells transformed into works of art

Christa Watson’s artisanal relationship with ostrich eggs started more than 20 years ago, thanks to a chance encounter with a horse.