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June 2021

Opportunity: UNITY ART EXHIBITION CALL OUT

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 15, 2021

Free

Deadline June 15. The Sechelt Arts Festival curated art exhibition invites LGBTQ2+ identified visual artists on the SC to submit expressions of interest to participate in the annual show Oct 8-24, 2021. In times of isolation and strife, artists are relied upon to help make sense of the world around us. The 2021 theme, UNITY, will explore our political, racial and societal divisions. How can we work better together, in unity to address these challenges collaboratively through the queer artist’s…

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Opportunity: Call for Exhibition Proposals 2022/2023

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 30, 2021

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Free

Deadline: June 30, 2021 @ 5pm. We welcome proposals each year for the Doris Crowston Gallery at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. We are now accepting applications for exhibitions for 2022/2023. We encourage proposals for exhibitions and artwork that will challenge visitors, provoke conversation and connect to pressing concerns of our time. While membership in the SCAC is not required in order to make a submission to the gallery, selected artists must become members if they are selected to exhibit.…

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Opportunity: Beautiful Mess: the joyful & random discovery of the artistic process

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until May 15, 2021

An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until July 15, 2021

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
$30

Deadline July 15: Every artist has had one: “a bad art day” – nothing works in the studio – you’ve just made a mess . . . A Beautiful Mess. This exhibition will allow the public access to the usually private process of creation, and allows a rare opportunity of peeking behind the curtain so to speak, beyond the final piece of art. FibreWorks is calling for applications to a curated exhibit exploring works that have been born of “happy…

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Opportunity: Calling all musicians @ Persephone Beer Farm

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 30, 2021

| Persephone Brewing, Gibsons

It’s time to bring live music back to The Beer Farm! We’re booking Saturday and Sunday afternoons throughout the summer. If you’d like to perform for our community please get in touch with Paul@thebeerfarm.ca and let’s jam!

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Opportunities: Calling All Musicians/Bands

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until July 10, 2021

| Tapworks Brewing Co., Gibsons

I know we aren't quite ready yet to start seeing live music yet, but I really want to see a lot of the new acts that have come to the coast! So we're looking for any musicians/bands looking to book shows or come out to open mic events at Tapworks Brewing Company in Lower Gibson's! Please DM Scott here  or email here for more info.

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Job Position: Gallery Coordinator and Events Assistant

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 25, 2021

| Doris Crowston Gallery, SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Free

Deadline June 25. The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is seeking an individual to fill the position of Gallery Coordinator and Events Assistant. Working closely with the Director/Curator and the Assistant Arts Administrator, the position will assist with the administrative support of the Arts Council and Arts Centre. The position will also help with gallery attendance, visitor engagement & exhibition management for our summer projects. This is a Young Canada Works position so applicants must be between the ages of 15-30.…

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Opportunity: Vendors for Gibsons Farmers Market

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2021

| Persephone Brewing, Gibsons

Sundays 10am - 3pm all summer held at Persephone Brewing accepting applications for future markets here.

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Becoming Human

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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to Aug 15th
Free

Roberts Creek artist and writer Jane Covernton has a new show up at her Little Gallery in the Garden. Called Becoming Human, it is an exploration of the some of the human archetypes using drawings, photos, photoshop, and colour, along with a little bit of story. She says it is “a shallow look at some deep subjects.” She has also published a new book with the same title using some of the images and a sort of essay/ poem. Covid…

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Opportunity: Sechelt Summer Music Series

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 13, 2021

| Sechelt Library Lawn Stage, Sechelt

Deadline June 13th. For the summer of 2021, the Sechelt Summer Music Series will again present local musicians in live shows each Saturday at noon in July and August. Interested parties should email ross@arcadianproductions.ca with their availability and for more information.

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Opportunity: Calling for Vendors: Hackett Park Arts and Crafts Fair

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until July 31, 2021

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
$125 – $300

Fluid Deadline July 31. The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is thrilled to announce the return of the Hackett Park Arts & Crafts fair for 2021. We have been working closely with Vancouver Coastal Health to give our local artisan vendors a safe and exciting opportunity to share their works with our local community. We are now accepting applications from vendors! The fair is from August 14-15, 2021, at Hackett Park Cost of a booth begins at $125 For more info…

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Opportunity: Sign up for Canada Day Drive-by Parade

June 12 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 pm, repeating until June 29, 2021

Free Registration $100 Prize for best float. Canada Day Sechelt is following all guidance from Vancouver Coastal Health and complying with all provincial COVID-19 health requirements. Get all the details here.

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Online Live: Local Musicians – June 5 – 12th

June 12 @ 9:51 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:51 pm, repeating until June 24, 2021

| Online

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals – Tuesday Night Live PR Cranberry Hall Coffeehouse - singer/songwriter night (1.02 hr) Lowry Olafson - guitar, vocals on a boat – ‘All I need to be is me” Alcvin Ryuzen Ramos - flute - ‘Binetsu (A slight Fever) by Nori Akagi Grant Olsen - guitar, vocals - original Matt Richards - vocals, guitar – ‘Beautiful Stranger’ by…

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Online Live: Local Musicians – May 30 – June 5th

June 12 @ 9:52 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:52 pm, repeating until June 19, 2021

| Online

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – Mark Benson - vocals, guitar – Kirtan For The Universe Ecko Aleck - vocal, drum – Calling our children home Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals – Tuesday Night Live Ron Cambell - vocals, piano, guitar, harmonica – Wednesday Night Live Pat Buckna - guitar, vocals – “Save Your Breath” – original Robin Atchison - vocals, guitar – ‘Waiting for the…

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Online Live: Local Musicians – May 22 – 29

June 12 @ 9:53 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:53 pm, repeating until June 12, 2021

Check out some of the Coast’s musicians sharing their music online … Click on the name for the link – Deanna Knight - vocals, uke - “Free 2 B Me” original Joe Stanton - guitar, vocals - Tuesday Night Live Jennifer Maul - guitar Ron Campbell - keyboard, guitar, vocals, harmonica Captain Fantasy - Ween Tribute band - May 2-4 Powell River Song Circle - many singer/songwriters (1.15 hrs) Jim Taylor - vocals, guitar – ‘Burn it Down’ original Matt…

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3rd Annual Rockfish Art Festival

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 20, 2021

| Gibsons Public Market, Gibsons

June 8 - 20 on display. Fundraiser for Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre. Cutout wood Rockfish stencil are decorated by the local community and on display at Gibson Public Market June 8-20. Bidding to purchase is open during those dates. Watch for on-line bidding opportunity this year.

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PR – Powell River Farmers’ Market

June 13 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 26, 2021

| Paradise Valley Exhibition Park, Powell River

Saturday 10:30 - 12:30; Sunday 12:30 - 2:30. 8 to Sep 25-26. An old-fashioned, country-style market selling fresh, locally grown farm and garden produce, home baking, honey, soap, woodcrafts, jewelry, and a variety of original items hand-crafted by local artisans.

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Botanical Gardens Open

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2021

| Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens, Sechelt

Summer hours Fri-Tues, 11am-4pm. Covid-19 safety protocols in place. Check website for any changes. Admission is free for members; suggested $5 donation for non-members. Paths are for human walkers! Neither bicycles nor dogs are allowed. Service animals are always welcome

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Artist Exhibition: Landbase/Home – Caitlin ffrench

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 20, 2021

| FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
Free

Landbase intersects ethnobotany, geology, and visual storytelling with wildcrafted pigments, ceramics, and textiles. Using natural materials Caitlin ffrench has built representations of her memories- mapping travels and life events into tangible objects. These works were made using the word Hiraeth as a catalyst; a longing or homesickness for a place that no longer exists. Each piece tells the story of a place or time that ffrench holds dear and where she feels that she left a part of herself.

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Art Exhibition: Dionne Paul – Indigenous Land Based Practice

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 4, 2021

| Gibsons Public Art Gallery, Gibsons

Dionne Paul (Ximiq) is an Indigenous artist and plant medicine woman, who co-creates with Mother Nature through harvesting natural materials and dyes to incorporate into her works of art. Some of her practice has moved into home decor where she brings the forest and nature inside with her resin works, moss creations and textile pieces. She collaborates with other Indigenous artists and settler allies. Reconciliation in action!

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Art Exhibition: ‘Heartache & Poetry’ Pauline Holden

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2021

| the Kube, Gibsons

to June 30. My goal is for us to normalize self expression for all body types, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities without it being sexualized. With this project, I hope for you to see the heartache and poetry that each image holds. And for you to leave knowing the innate value of your own body and how it’s carried you through life so far.

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Art Exhibition: Singular/Serial – Contemporary Monoprinting

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 27, 2021

| Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Free

Greta Guzek, Jen Drysdale, Kim LaFave, Jennifer Love The Sunshine Coast Arts Council is delighted to host an exhibition of new work by four Sunshine Coast artists at the Doris Crowston Gallery in Sechelt. This exhibition showcases the diverse work of a group of artists who have, in their distinctly individual styles, been exploring the possibilities inherent in using monoprinting on a gel plate as an essential element in their process. The making of a hand-pulled print adds, in its…

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Live Music @ Persephone

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2021

| Persephone Brewing, Gibsons
Free

Saturday and Sundays, outside and acoustic.

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Driftwood Players presents A Visit to Spoon River

June 13 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until June 11, 2021

One event on June 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

| Zoom

A virtual performance of themed monologues for Edgar Lee Masters' 1915 Spoon River Anthology. Directed by Mac Dodge & Troy Demmitt, Producer: Bill Forst. 25 local Sunshine Coast costumed performers have recorded their take on the characters of the fictional town of Spoon River USA, into a 55 minute video production. June 10 & 11, 7:00pm; Sunday June 13, 1:00pm. Admission by donation to the Heritage Playhouse. To receive your Zoom invitation, register at eventbrite here or send us an…

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Endangered Forests Guided Tours

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is the first in a series of free educational hikes that ELF is planning this summer into Endangered Forests on the lower Sunshine Coast. A Covid-friendly guided tour of the xwilkway (Halfmoon Bay) Mushroom Forest. Learn about this forest's ecology and history on a hike for most ages and abilities. Experience it now as it could soon be gone forever.

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