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Sunshine Coast ElderCollege: History of Western Theatre

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 26, 2019

Capilano University

Theatre has existed since man acted out his hunting adventures around the fire. From the traditions of ancient Greece to the medieval mystery plays and Shakespeare you will also explore the Renaissance, the Restoration and 19th century stagings. Finally, you'll also look at modern theatre from realism to abstract. Presenter is Viveca Ohm. Ages 55 and up are eligible to attend.

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Gibsons Writers Meet up

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 25, 2019

Wheatberries, Gibsons

Fridays - Meet up with other writers, bring your laptop or your notepad & pen & spend 2 hours writing with us. All levels welcome. This is NOT a workshopping or critiquing group.

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PR – Writing Workshop with Tanis Helliwell

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Powell River Library, Powell River

Powell River based author, mystic and international keynote speaker Tanis Helliwell will share her insight into how to become a successful writer and introduce her latest book "The High Beings of Hawaii."

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Dr. Michael C. Klein. Challenging the Medical System The Career of a Dissident Dictor

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chatelech Secondary School, Sechelt

Free annual Clifford Smith Memorial Lecture. Dr. Michael Klein is feted in the medical world for his research and practice that challenges conventional medical wisdom. Characterized as a radical physician, he has worked and researched in family practice and maternity care. In addition to his insights and innovations, Klein will address the need to protect our health care system from the push for more private care. Such a push risks destroying the basic equity that Klein characterizes "as the finest…

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Reading Series: John MacLachlan Gray

September 28 @ 7:30 pm
Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt

Canadian writer-composer and performer for stage, TV, film and radio, and more recently a writer of crime fiction. He is probably best known for his landmark of Canadian musical theatre, Billy Bishop goes to War, which he wrote and composed with Eric Peterson in the late 1970s. By Donation

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Book Faire

October 4 - October 6
Sechelt Public Library, Sechelt

Oct 4-6. Fri 12-5pm; Sat 10-5 & Sun 10-3. Up to two boxes of gently used donated books are appreciated.

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GDPL Book Club

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons

The GDPL Book Club discusses Becoming, by Michelle Obama, this year's most requested title. Pick up a copy of the book at the library (book club copies available from September 12), read the book, then talk about it at book club! New members are always welcome.

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Written Arts Joins the Crawl

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt

Talented local authors entertain at a special Friday night Art Crawl event at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. Readings, baskets of books raffle, refreshments. A fundraiser for the Forge Writing Bursary Fund. Suggested admission: $10 at the door.

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John MacLachlan Gray Reading

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrated author and composer, John MacLachlan Gray, is at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Saturday, September 28th at 7:30 p.m. to read from his latest book, The White Angel. The novel, John’s fifth mystery-thriller, is a riveting fictional account of the 1924 murder of Scottish Nanny Janet Stewart, who was found dead of a gunshot wound in the home of her employer. The botched investigation of the still unsolved murder reveals the racism and corruption that ran amuck in the…

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GDPL Book Club

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons

The GDPL Book Club discusses CHOP SUEY NATION, by Ann Hui. Part memoir, part history, lots of chow mein! Pick up a copy of the book at the library (book club copies available from October 10), read the book, then talk about it at book club! New members are always welcome.

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