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Meet the artist who custom-produces miniature sculptures using 3D printers

Meet the artist who custom-produces miniature sculptures using 3D printers

‘I fell in love with the hobby and how limitless it was’: How a Sunshine Coast shapeshifting entrepreneur models creativity
Knowledge keeper: xwu’p’a’lich Barbara Higgins was born to remember

Knowledge keeper: xwu’p’a’lich Barbara Higgins was born to remember

As the shíshálh Nation’s Rememberer or Knowledge-keeper, xwu’p’a’lich Barbara Higgins (her ancestral name means “she weaves”) is adept at weaving together the past, present and future into a compelling, meaningful whole, drawing on the wisdom and whispers of her ancestors.
Coast arts in review: Arts surge after pandemic respite

Coast arts in review: Arts surge after pandemic respite

For arts and culture on the Sunshine Coast, 2022 represented a year-long resurgence from the arid constraints of COVID-19.

Tidewater Topics: Barrie Farrell, Boatbuilder Extraordinaire

'He was regarded as some kind of artistic genius by his friends, and I picked up on this because I regarded myself the same way'
The heroes at Gibsons's Repair Café have fixed over 2,000 items thus far

The heroes at Gibsons's Repair Café have fixed over 2,000 items thus far

Repair Café is in Gibsons on the first and last Saturdays of the month, and in the Sechelt Library on the second Saturday of the month. No appointment is necessary but expect a line-up. It’s popular. 
Still Standing’s Gibsons episode will air Jan. 4 on CBC

Still Standing’s Gibsons episode will air Jan. 4 on CBC

Gibsons citizens shine in a TV travelogue
Spirits of the Coast: Three local distilleries specialize in gins, vodkas, whiskeys and more

Spirits of the Coast: Three local distilleries specialize in gins, vodkas, whiskeys and more

The Sunshine Coast has its tales of bootlegger and pirates, evidenced by the names of popular destinations such as Secret Cove, Pirate Rock and the infamous Smuggler Cove. Luckily, those times are long past and there is no more need for smuggling booze, especially when we have three fine distilleries right here on the Sunshine Coast.
The Sunshine Coast's 2022 Nutcracker season takes a well-earned bow

The Sunshine Coast's 2022 Nutcracker season takes a well-earned bow

Ballet companies deliver traditional triumphs
Threads of Generosity: The Sunshine Coast Quilters’ Guild has been stitching community since 1982

Threads of Generosity: The Sunshine Coast Quilters’ Guild has been stitching community since 1982

In a frenetic age more fragmented than ever, the quilter’s art sows consolation. Haphazard scraps and heirloom cloth find new life in geometric harmonies. Timeworn clothing—a child's shirt, threadbare trousers, a vintage necktie—is transfigured into embroidered mosaics. 
Art Beat: Calling all artists, Friends of the Gallery exhibition coming up

Art Beat: Calling all artists, Friends of the Gallery exhibition coming up

Also, Off the Page upcoming productions announced and MOTET presenting Twelve Days of Christmas concert on Jan. 2.
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