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Sunshine Coast receives grants to improve accessibility and equipment for cultural hotspots

Sunshine Coast receives grants to improve accessibility and equipment for cultural hotspots

Two non-profit institutions on the southern Sunshine Coast — Deer Crossing The Art Farm in Gibsons and the Roberts Creek Community Association — will use portions of the  $151,202 in grants announced Thursday.
Coast entertainer, Charlotte Diamond, releases new picture book 'Animal Friends'

Coast entertainer, Charlotte Diamond, releases new picture book 'Animal Friends'

The release of Charlotte Diamond’s 'Animal Friends: A Collection of Songs' by Orca Book Publishers coincides with two upcoming concerts for the Pender Harbour Music Society.
Art Beat: Performing Arts Festival reaches crescendo

Art Beat: Performing Arts Festival reaches crescendo

The 48th Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts will conclude with a highlights concert on Saturday, May 7 at the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse. Admission to the event, which begins at 2 p.m., is by donation.
Festival of the Written Arts names its new new artistic and executive director

Festival of the Written Arts names its new new artistic and executive director

Jane Davidson is stepping back from the role she's held for more than 15 years and Marisa Alps, a 30-year veteran of the publishing industry and a former board member of the festival society, will step up.  
Gibsons-raised children's author up for book prize

Gibsons-raised children's author up for book prize

Author Kallie George is shortlisted for the 2022 Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize for 'The Secret Fawn'
Sunshine Coast performing arts festival delivers moving experiences

Sunshine Coast performing arts festival delivers moving experiences

The Coastal Dance Festival, organized under the auspices of the Performing Arts Festival, ran at the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse on April 23 and 24.
Stylish and addressing the climate crisis: 'Slow fashion' at Arts Centre in Sechelt

Stylish and addressing the climate crisis: 'Slow fashion' at Arts Centre in Sechelt

The Slow Fashion and Climate Action show remains at the Arts Centre in Sechelt until May 14.
Playhouse seeks to fill board gaps: Art Beat

Playhouse seeks to fill board gaps: Art Beat

Earth Day, the Nature of Grief at Gibsons Public Art Gallery, National Poetry month continues and more.
NASA engineer, lifelong traveller latest artists depicting B.C.’s natural majesty at Gibsons Public Market

NASA engineer, lifelong traveller latest artists depicting B.C.’s natural majesty at Gibsons Public Market

Artworks by Cambria Logan and Paula O’Brien remain on display at the Gibsons Public Market until May 15. 
Book prize shortlist covers works by Pender Harbour publisher

Book prize shortlist covers works by Pender Harbour publisher

Six books released by Harbour Publishing and its related imprints have been shortlisted for the 2022 BC and Yukon Book Prizes.