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Gibsons' Silver Moon Gallery reopens and adds 'fine art printery'

Gibsons' Silver Moon Gallery reopens and adds 'fine art printery'

A downtown Gibsons gallery has re-opened its doors under new ownership, launching a refreshed identity with a showcase of paintings by a self-taught interpreter of Sunshine Coast landscapes. 
Art Beat: Muralist, illustrator Ben Tour opens 'A Lil’ Sum' show at The Kube

Art Beat: Muralist, illustrator Ben Tour opens 'A Lil’ Sum' show at The Kube

Also, four Gibsons artists holding Open Studio Day and Coastal Art Gallery hosting a Battle of the Brushes May 25.
Derailed Shania Twain zombie musical resurrected online

Derailed Shania Twain zombie musical resurrected online

A full-scale musical inspired by the music of country music superstar Shania Twain was due for its world premiere in Sechelt in mid-May. 
Sunshine Coaster's fast-paced nursing memoir is a runaway bestseller

Sunshine Coaster's fast-paced nursing memoir is a runaway bestseller

Sequel to Marion Crook’s 'Always Pack a Candle' was published last month
Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts climax delivers moving experience

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts climax delivers moving experience

Hundreds of dance performances during the Coastal Dance Festival resulted in the first round of awards in the 2024 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts.
Art Beat: Heritage Playhouse show to blend ancient Celtic folklore with artful time travel

Art Beat: Heritage Playhouse show to blend ancient Celtic folklore with artful time travel

Multi-instrumentalist and storyteller Bronwyn Claire Asha premiered As I Roved Out at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last year. She expanded her one-woman show into a full-length performance for her current tour of Salish Sea communities. 
Fresh light shines on bodies of work at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre

Fresh light shines on bodies of work at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre

Modern myths and life drawing at the Arts Centre
Poetry month on the Sunshine Coast precipitates local deluge

Poetry month on the Sunshine Coast precipitates local deluge

National Poetry Month was established in Canada in 1998 by the League of Canadian Poets and takes place every April. The event unites schools, publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, and poets from across the country in a celebration of the primacy of poetry in Canadian culture. 
David Roche uncovers happiness in new book

David Roche uncovers happiness in new book

A book of revelations by one of the Sunshine Coast’s most respected storytellers opens with an unflinching essay about the value of scars.  
Art Beat: Inspirito choir goes global and A Cappella Strait choir celebrates 40 years

Art Beat: Inspirito choir goes global and A Cappella Strait choir celebrates 40 years

The Inspirito Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of Sarona Mynhardt, recently returned from its first international trip: a musical odyssey through Cuba that gave rise to new friendships and future opportunities.