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Landbase/Home – Caitlin ffrench – Artist Talk

In lieu of an opening reception, join us on our Facebook Page for the opportunity to connect with the Caitlin as she shares about her process, the story of the land, inspirations and more.

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.

Show runs to June 20th

Diversity in Clay: Meet the Artists

Join us for a conversation with the Sunshine Coast artists working in ceramics and clay whose new work is part of our current exhibition.

These virtual conversations will take place on Sunday, April 18th 2021 @ 2PM, each featuring a different group of artists from our upcoming Diversity in Clay exhibition. Pre-registration is required here.

Opportunity: What the Plus (+) 2021: CALL FOR LGBTQ2S+ ARTISTS – Powell River and region

Deadline April 15, 2021. This is a call for INTEREST  for local coastal LGBTQ2+ artists to participate in the 2021 What the Plus + Exhibition in Powell River, BC. This year’s theme is “Creative Self-Portrait” Free to submit your interest at www.whattheplus.wordpress.com – Seeking 6-10 or so dedicated artists working in any medium to present up to 3 works each in July/August 2021 in Powell River, BC. see details on site and email whattheplusart@gmail.com

Artist Talk – Three, Two, One – Create

We are hosting a Virtual Artist Talk in lieu of an opening reception for our Opening Show of the 2021 season. Join us on Facebook Live to talk with Coreen Zerr, Krista & Don Zeghers about their show, their process and more ..

Diversity in Clay: Meet the Artists

Join us for a conversation with the Sunshine Coast artists working in ceramics and clay whose new work is part of our current exhibition.

These virtual conversations will take place on Sunday, March 21st 2021 @ 2PM and Sunday, April 18th 2021 @ 2PM, each featuring a different group of artists from our upcoming Diversity in Clay exhibition. Pre-registration is required here.

Capilano Universe Lecture Series: Travelling to Save the World’s Gastronomical Traditions

Speaker: Nazmi Kamal
Learn more about how the industrialization of the world’s food systems in the 20th century has propelled us into an era of convenience and comfort never seen before. This has threatened food sources and traditions while also endangering food sovereignty and indigenous foodways all across the globe. In this session, we will explore how your personal decisions as a tourist can contribute to the regeneration of local foodways and slow food movement, protection of the environment and empowerment of local communities.

Learn more  and sign up for this Zoom lecture here.

Beachcombers Advanced Toastmasters Club

Communicate and Connect in a friendly ambiance. Acknowledge, support, motivate and empower – that is our club’s mission. Whether you are striving to be a good communicator or leader, Toastmasters brings you closer to your goal. Zoom in as a guest when we meet every second Monday, 7:00-8:30 pm.

Healthy Oceans, Healthy Communities Speaker Series

Dr Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor – Promoting Healthy Oceans And Communities Through The Blue Economy – a resource economist specializing in marine systems and cross-scale development policy. He is Deputy Director of the Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus Program and Research Associate at the University of British Columbia. This talk will discuss the promotion of healthy oceans and communities through the blue economy.

This is a free, VIRTUAL event that will be accessible via Zoom. More info and pre-register at https://gibsonsmarine-ed.org/speaker-series

The Immune System: Its Protective and Destructive Nature (Free Zoom Lecture)

Sunshine Coast ElderCollege’s annual free Clifford Smith Memorial Lecture with immunologist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Dr. Erwin Diener who is a retired, internationally recognized scientist, and founding Chairman of the Department of Immunology at the University of Alberta. Diener is a long time resident of the Sunshine Coast. All age are welcome. Sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.

Artists in Dialogue

Join artists whose work is part of our current exhibition for a conversation about the role art has in saving our ancient forests. How can artistic practice transform how we collectively understand the irreplaceable value of the last stands of ancient forests that remain, not just on the Sunshine Coast, but elsewhere? How can artistic language open up new ways of creating meaning within the context of an urgent climate crisis? Ross Muirhead from Elphinstone Logging Focus will lead the discussion by sharing a context for the Dakota Bear Sanctuary.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/…/artists-in-dialogue-with….

Pre-registration is required.

Date and time do not work for you? Register anyway to receive the link to the recording.

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