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April 2020

Musicians play facebook live for SC Food Bank Fundraiser

April 3 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 pm, repeating until April 10, 2020

Following is a list of the performers and the links to their videos from Friday, March 27th. Click and enjoy. Michael Friedman - guitar, vocals Sarah and David Poon and family - cello, piano Anna Lumiere - piano, vocals Pam Girone and Peter Hill - guitar, vocals Phillip Alexander Jagger - poetry Graham Walker - charango guitar, vocals, kids Gord and Nancy Birch - guitar, drums, vocals Douglas Campbell - piano, vocals Susanne Richter - piano, vocals Kevin Crofton -…

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians March 26

April 3 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 pm, repeating until April 11, 2020

Check out some of the Coast's musicians stepping up to share their music from home ... Click on their name for the link. Mar 26   - RappinGlockenspiel - 'Stay Home' - Rap family video Mar 26    - Simon Paradis - guitar, vocals Mar 26   - Joe Stanton 1 - guitar, vocals Joe Stanton 2 - guitar, vocals Joe Stanton 3 - guitar, vocals, fireplace Mar 26   - Lucy Herder, Sacha Fassaert and friends - You Tube compilation Mar 26  …

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Facebook Live: Local Musicians Mar 19-25

April 3 @ 11:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 pm, repeating until April 10, 2020

Check out some of the Coast's musicians stepping up to share their music from home ... Click on their name for the link. Mar 25   - Ron Campbell - vocals/piano Mar 23   - Kelly Michelle - guitar Mar 22   - Diane Baker - vocals, group singing Mar 21   - Bits of String Trio - Family trio, vocals, guitar, bass, violin Mar 21   - Brett Hinders - guitar, vocals Mar 20   - Kym Chi - Equinox Sound Journey - Singing bowls,…

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Introduction to Landscape: Sketch to Finished Work – POSTPONED

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm | The Arts Building, Gibsons
$100

Instructor Rick Cepella. Rick will share how he has combined decades of time sketching and recording in the field with a studio practice that allows him to create bold, expressive works born of his passion for the natural world and keen study of painting in its many forms. This is an excellent opportunity to share in the wealth of experience and knowledge of an artist/educator who thrives on the enthusiasm of his fellow artists and students. Some painting/drawing experience an…

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Virtual Event – Fit in a Flash: Self-Isolation Workout

April 4 @ 8:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 30, 2020

Free

This is a way we can stay active and have fun. We'll pull 2 cards/day from a deck of Fit in a Flash Body Weight Exercise Cards -- we'll show you variations of the exercises so you'll be able to find the one that works for you -- if you feel like playing along, tape yourself doing the exercises (or a few repetitions), post the video in the comments below the post of the day you are doing, your name…

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ONLINE: Free Art Class for Everyone!

April 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 15, 2020

| An on-line presentation

Self isolating? Home with kids? Emotions running amuck? Join me for this short art project. No art experience necessary and you just need basic supplies !! And please tag me or use the hashtag #shareyourartwithus if you’d like to share what you create on Instagram 🙏 Please share with others if you find this helpful, fun and/or relaxing. I’d love to answer any questions, reach out to me to share your insights or comments too. Watch for continuing updates. The…

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Meet the Artist: Mehran Modarres Sadeghi – PODCAST

April 4 @ 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 15, 2020

| An on-line presentation

You are not able to come into the gallery as we are closed. But you can still listen to a podcast about the exhibition with Mehran Modarres-Sadeghi talking about her art, background and practice. https://soundcloud.com/andr…/mehran-modarres-sadeghi-mixdown

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Creatives on the Coast Weekly Challenge – Week 3:

April 4 @ 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until April 10, 2020

| Facebook

What's on Your Playlist! Send us photos or drawings of those album covers you play in the studio, office and at home. Or even videos of you singing or playing along! You can tag us @thekubestudios and use #creativesonthecoast

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Yoga on Tap – CANCELLED

April 4 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Saturday, repeating until May 2, 2020

| Persephone Brewing, Gibsons
$20

until  further notice. Join yoga teachers Marlene Lowden and Samantha Burke every Saturday Morning at 9:45 for drop in Yoga in the warehouse. 20$ drop in, includes a flight of beer, cider or Kombucha afterwards.

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PR – Up Town Winter Market

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until April 26, 2020

| 4752 Joyce Ave, Powell River

Saturdays to April

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Book Faire – CANCELLED

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 4, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on April 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

| Sechelt Public Library, Sechelt
Free

April 7-9.  Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3. Up to two boxes of gently used donated books are appreciated (Fri/Sat only).

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Art Exhibition: Anna’s Farewell Show

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

| Artworks Gallery & Framing, Sechelt, BC

Join us in wishing a fond Farewell to Anna Green as she leaves the Sunshine Coast. Ann's whimsical Acrylic Paintings Cards & Calendars have brought us joy for many years. Her abundance of images could keep us smiling for many more. Show Opens March 16th and Runs until April 11th. Anna will be in attendance at the Closing Reception - CANCELLED

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Scrabble Tournament! – CANCELLED

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | Gibsons & District Public Library, Gibsons
Free

Join in the fun at this free Scrabble tournament! No one will be "eliminated" after losses—everyone gets to play four games! (Two-person games.) But there is, of course, only one tournament winner—is that you? ***Pre-registration required; limited to 16 players. Call the library at 604.886.2130 to register. *** Words played must be in the Official Scrabble Players' Dictionary, Sixth Edition. For more information, contact the organizer, Vern Giesbrecht, at 604.886.7226.

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Business Survey for SC Arts Members

April 4 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until April 9, 2020

A SCREDO  survey to ALL local business and NP organizations about the impacts of COVID 19. We are looking to move beyond the businesses that traditionally get surveyed and incorporate even part time businesses in the arts/farmers market/ and other micro-business realm (who often get overlooked in general talk of SC businesses, but are being impacted in their own ways). Basically: we want everyone to be counted so that we can make sure resources and support are designed and delivered…

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Sechelt Farmers Market – Online Platform

April 4 @ 12:00 pm

We will not be open on Cowrie Street as usual. We are creating an online market at www.secheltmarket.com on April 4th with the first pick up date set for April 11th and every Saturday thereafter. Vendors will be able to provide alternate pick up or delivery dates and options on their own, so come online and have a look, we are going to be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! As per BCCDC guidelines, only food purchases…

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Introduction to Growing Cannabis – CANCELLED

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, Sechelt
$65 – $75

Learn the basics of growing Cannabis for personal us with Horticulture Centre of the Pacific instructor Jo Wyld. The workshop will cover history, identification, growing from seed and clones, pruning and training, considerations and methods for growing outdoors or indoors, and common pests and diseases. Space is limited and advance registration and payment is required. $65 for members, $75 for non-members. Call the Garden office Fridays through Mondays at (604) 740-3969 to reserve your spot.

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Film Screening: “Edge of the Knife” – CANCELLED

April 4 @ 2:00 pm | Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt
$8 – $12

Winner of 17 awards, the first feature film made entirely in Haida. Inspired by traditional legend, the story starts as two large families gather for their annual fishing retreat on Haida Gwaii. A nobleman accidentally causes the death of his best friend’s son and retreats to the wilderness, tormented by what he has done. While he spirals into insanity, becoming Gaagiixid (a supernatural being crazed by hunger), his tribe tries to reclaim him. With amazing visuals, this film is beautifully…

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Opening Reception: Pour Your Heart Out – GALLERY CLOSED

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
Free

Until further notice. The challenge for this collection was for each artist to use an acrylic pour as inspiration to create a textile/fibre art piece, measuring 18 inches by 24 inches. Smaller complementary pieces could also accompany the artist’s main entry. Participating Artists Hennie Aikman June Boyle Brenda Caswell Karen Caswell Margaret Kelly Gayle Lobban Pippa Moore Karrie Phelps Jesse Schut Gail Tellett

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PR – Opening Reception & Talk: Heather Passmore ‘Motherwork’ – GALLERY CLOSED

April 4 @ 2:00 pm | The Art Centre, Powell River
Free

Until further notice. The paintings in my “Motherwork” project utilize traditional casein paint I have created from natural pigments* and raw cow’s milk. Some of the paintings are also created from paint that incorporates expired breast milk that would otherwise be thrown away. In preparation for my project I acquired one gallon of outdated breast milk with which to make my own paint. Show runs to Apr 29th.

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Charlotte Wrinch plays the Public Market – CANCELLED

April 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm | Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons
Free

Local singer-songwriter and recording artist, Charlotte plays guitar and sings originals and covers that meander through folk, jazz, bossa nova, rock and pop genres old and new while you sip and savour Emelle’s finest creations.

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Facebook Live: Simon Paradis

April 4 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until April 19, 2020

Daily at 4:00pm. Guitar and vocals from his home in Halfmoon Bay. https://www.facebook.com/simon.paradis.5

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Community Howl

April 4 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until April 16, 2020

There continues to be a synchronized howl each night in various communities  across the Coast as a workers salute. People are howling, singing, clanging and banging, from their own homes and bringing a sense of unity to the community. Thank you to the Rogue Festiva and artist Bobby Sutherland for the 'Wolf Howling' sculpture!

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Reading Series: Alicia Elliott – CANCELLED

April 4 @ 7:30 pm | Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt

Alicia is a Tuscarora writer living in Brantford, Ontario.  With her essay A Mind Spread Out On The Ground she made her mark as an author, and in 2018 won the ABC Taylor Emerging Writer Award.  In 2019 her first collection of essays, bearing the title of that first essay, appeared and was shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Award for Nonfiction.  A review describes it as: “A bold and profound meditation on trauma, legacy, oppression and racism in…

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Facebook Saturday Night Live: Nicholas Simons – cello

April 4 @ 8:00 pm | Facebook

Solo and sometimes joined in spirit and through technology by guests. https://www.facebook.com/NicholasSimonsSunshineCoast/

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