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Ruth Rodgers's new historical fiction novel exposes painful truths

Ruth Rodgers's new historical fiction novel exposes painful truths

Halfmoon Bay's Ruth Rodgers releases novel ‘Those who Return,' which follows several generations of a Japanese-Canadian family – from 1880 to 2002. 
Coast Cultural Alliance's Sunshine Coast art guide gets a makeover

Coast Cultural Alliance's Sunshine Coast art guide gets a makeover

Five launch events to celebrate the upgraded guide are planned in coming weeks.
Coast Symphony Orchestra and the Coast Chamber Strings holding joint concert this weekend

Coast Symphony Orchestra and the Coast Chamber Strings holding joint concert this weekend

Together Again is Saturday, May 21, at the Christian Life Assembly Church in Gibsons. The performance will be the groups’ first live appearances since December 2019. 
Art Beat: Have you visited the halls of healing arts at the hospital?

Art Beat: Have you visited the halls of healing arts at the hospital?

Also, Amberlie Perkin gives a talk on the Nature of Grief at GPAG, Suncoast Phoenix Community Choir hosts concerts in Gibsons and Sechelt and Sunshine Coast Fiddlers are hosing a Coast Fiddler Camp in July.
Contemplating a green diet? These Sunshine Coast residents want to help you out

Contemplating a green diet? These Sunshine Coast residents want to help you out

Deborah and Gerry Pageau will be the featured speakers at a 45-minute workshop titled How to Eat a Plant-Based Diet, taking place in-person and over Zoom, on Friday, May 20 at 7 p.m. 
In grief, artist finds nature's expression of life's fragility

In grief, artist finds nature's expression of life's fragility

Amberlie Perkin's Nature of Grief exhibit is on at Gibsons Public Art Gallery until May 29.
Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts ends with eye to future

Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts ends with eye to future

Highlights Concert held May 7
Art Beat: Rodgers’s new release makes history

Art Beat: Rodgers’s new release makes history

Coastal Art Gallery relocates to Sunnycrest mall, the Landing Artists have their spring show, Inspirito Women’s Ensemble performing May 14 and more
Sunshine Coast-produced film shows life is rich even as death nears

Sunshine Coast-produced film shows life is rich even as death nears

Living With Dying, commissioned by Sunshine Coast Hospice Society and made by Gibsons-based filmmakers Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper, premiered April 30.
Connectedness a clue to Sunshine Coast mystery authors’ success

Connectedness a clue to Sunshine Coast mystery authors’ success

Three mystery writers shortlisted for awards