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DANCE AWARDS

DANCE AWARDS

The Sunshine Coast Dance Society (SCDS) has awarded more than $3,000 to seven Coast dance students during their annual scholarship auditions. The award winners included participating students from all four of the local dance schools.
Art Beat: A Little Bit of Broadway, Gibsons-style

Art Beat: A Little Bit of Broadway, Gibsons-style

Some of the Sunshine Coast’s young musical-theatre talent will be showing what they can do when they hit the stage this weekend at the Heritage Playhouse in Gibsons.
International TV series shoots local fitness segment

International TV series shoots local fitness segment

A group of Sunshine Coast fitness enthusiasts are starring in an upcoming television series recently shot in Gibsons, documenting their accomplishments.
Art Beat: Commotion on the Ocean makes waves for a second year

Art Beat: Commotion on the Ocean makes waves for a second year

Singer Bobby Bruce is taking to the water as he did in 2020 with a set of floating concerts at three locations on Gambier Island, his home base.
Exhibit immerses viewers in ancient forest

Exhibit immerses viewers in ancient forest

“It’s hard to appreciate what’s at stake without seeing it for yourself,” says T’uy’t’tanat, Cease Wyss, referring to the Sunshine Coast’s Dakota Bowl ancient forest.
FUN FUNDRAISER

FUN FUNDRAISER

The 10th Annual PB Jam fundraiser for the Sunshine Coast Food Bank, led by the band Slightly Twisted, went off without a hitch and in perfect weather on Saturday, July 24.
Music in the Landing back with new multi-tasking co-ordinator

Music in the Landing back with new multi-tasking co-ordinator

The ongoing summer weekend festival that is Music in the Landing is back in lower Gibsons this year, thanks largely to Kevin Crofton, who has stepped in to organize it all.
Rogue Fest launches with singer-songwriter duo

Rogue Fest launches with singer-songwriter duo

Veteran Sunshine Coast-based musician Janet Panic will play the first notes at this year’s re-formatted Rogue Arts Festival.
Art Beat: Learn the art of Japanese tie-dye

Art Beat: Learn the art of Japanese tie-dye

Join artists Natalie Grambow and Beth Hawthorn for an afternoon workshop of Indigo dyeing and traditional Japanese Shibori (shaped resist, or tie-dye) on Sunday, July 25, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. You’ll create a one-of-a-kind shawl using Indigo dye.
Landing Artists stage long weekend show

Landing Artists stage long weekend show

The Landing Artists are staging a pop-up exhibition and sale at the Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens (5941 Mason Rd., Sechelt) on the long weekend: Saturday, July 31 (1-6); Sunday, Aug.1 (1-6); and Monday, Aug. 2 (1-5).