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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.
Art Beat: Christmas songs with a backbeat

Art Beat: Christmas songs with a backbeat

Like all performance venues on the Coast, High Beam Dreams has closed its doors to in-person audiences for the time being as the pandemic hits a peak, but there will be a concert live-streamed from the Gibsons location on Sunday, Dec. 20.
Keats history tells two stories

Keats history tells two stories

Eastbourne: Keats Island – the Early Years 1930s-1960s by Doug Gordon. $29.95. To purchase copies, email joanpedersen1957@gmail.com Keats Island is located in Howe Sound, near Gibsons. The Eastbourne subdivision was first populated during the 1930s.
XTRA SAFE XMAS:

XTRA SAFE XMAS:

There aren’t many Christmas craft markets this year, but Sunnycrest Mall in Gibsons found a safe way to have local artisans craft their wares in well-spaced browsing areas for about a dozen vendors.
‘Present Tense’ has something for everyone

‘Present Tense’ has something for everyone

Most art exhibits feature the works of a few artists, and often just one, so we get to see a range of expression in dozens of creations by the same person or persons.
Art Beat: Elves Club Telethon airs Saturday

Art Beat: Elves Club Telethon airs Saturday

The Elves Club Telethon features a variety of Sunshine Coast talent every December, and contributions can help make a lot of difference to many families on Christmas Day.
Festival authors tell pandemic in stories

Festival authors tell pandemic in stories

One Monday in March of this year Festival of the Written Arts producer Jane Davidson was making travel arrangements for the many Canadian authors who had been invited to the August festival.
Blue Painted Poems:

Blue Painted Poems:

The Kube Gallery in Gibsons is exhibiting a series called Blue Painted Poems by Langdale artist Marlene Lowden until the end of December. Lowden added the blue connecting lines on the gallery walls between the seven pieces. “Like poets...
Creek craft school pressed into downsizing

Creek craft school pressed into downsizing

The Inside Passage School of Fine Cabinetmaking has become yet another local institution seriously affected by the coronavirus, but this victim will survive.