Category Archives: Arts & Culture on the Sunshine Coast

Festival of the Rolling Arts ready to roll out the memories

Most of us remember our first car – mine was a ’51 Chev, which I bought for a hundred hard-earned bucks. Fortunately, I worked part time pumping gas and the guys in the back of the garage were pretty good about … Continue reading

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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #15 – searching for gnomes in Davis Bay

  It had been several years since I last walked the Brookman Park trails, but I had a little extra time on my hands and what better way to get some exercise and take a few pictures. Besides, I wanted … Continue reading

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Christmas – what’s your favourite tradition?

I love the Christmas season and eagerly anticipate the annual celebration of its rich traditions. This is especially so for the annual Winter Harp performance which comes early to my community. The costumes are a feast for the eyes but it is the contemplative music that … Continue reading

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Fourth Annual Art Crawl coming up soon – October 18-20

How often do you get to visit an internationally acclaimed artist in their own studio and watch them working at their craft? Well, if you take part in this year’s upcoming Sunshine Coast Art Crawl you’ll be in for a very pleasant surprise.   Last … Continue reading

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Writers’ Festival Tickets go on sale May 29th

Any festival that’s been happening year after year for over 30 years has obviously found the right formula for success.   The Festival of the Written Arts  has been described as “Canada’s longest running summer gathering of Canadian writers and … Continue reading

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All that Jazz… and so much more

What do you get when you mix together a hot line-up of cool jazz in an incredible seaside location… why the Pender Harbour Jazz Festival, now in its sixteenth year. Pender Harbour has been called the “Venice of the North” … Continue reading

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Roberts Creek Mandala 2012

The Roberts Creek Mandala Project is an amazing undertaking having evolved from a humble creation of five friends who came together one weekend to paint over some negative graffiti. Fifteen years later it has become a week long community event, bringing together over 500 … Continue reading

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Jazz on the Sunshine Coast

We get to listen to a lot of good music on the Sunshine Coast and the Pender Harbour Jazz Festival is one of my favourite events. Mix great jazz of all styles with very, very small venues and you have the … Continue reading

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Summer Days on the Sunshine Coast – your first day

The Sunshine Coast is an easy and affordable option for anyone needing a few days away from the daily grind. Imagine taking a stunning ferry ride to another world where the pace is slow, the scenery is breathtaking and the people … Continue reading

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Jazz, Blues… it’s all here

June kicks off the first of our long summer season of festivals on the Sunshine Coast and music is happening this month. The first weekend marks the eigth annual Pender Harbour Blues Festival – a weekend full of the blues served up … Continue reading

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