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Bowen poet Jude Neale releases two new books

Bowen poet Jude Neale releases two new books

Clasping a fistful of balloons, a girl floats upward. “It’s like rising.
Using massive influence for change: Instagrammer Emmett Sparling's new photographic venture

Using massive influence for change: Instagrammer Emmett Sparling's new photographic venture

After years of travelling the world and building up an instagram following of more than 500,000 accounts, Emmett Sparling is looking for more meaning and purpose in his work. So he co-founded Triplit.
Bowen artist donates mural to B.C. Children's Hospital's Sunny Hill Health Centre

Bowen artist donates mural to B.C. Children's Hospital's Sunny Hill Health Centre

And how eagles, sea stars and mountain goats found their way into the B.C. Children’s Hospital Teck Acute Care Centre.
New exhibit at the Gallery: concealing and revealing an artist’s journey

New exhibit at the Gallery: concealing and revealing an artist’s journey

Conceal and Reveal, works by Kathleen Ainscough, will be shown at the Gallery @ Cove Commons, Bowen Island, from July 10 to August 11.
New co-owner joins Catching Stars Gallery just in time for 1st anniversary

New co-owner joins Catching Stars Gallery just in time for 1st anniversary

You can meet Thiago Ramirez on Sunday, June 23 at the gallery's open house
A Bowen concert for a Bowen album: Shari Ulrich plays a Back to Shore concert June 19

A Bowen concert for a Bowen album: Shari Ulrich plays a Back to Shore concert June 19

Shari Ulrich will be playing at Tir-na-nOg June 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Bowen Islander's new poetry collection explores the "Grotesque Tenderness" of humanity

Bowen Islander's new poetry collection explores the "Grotesque Tenderness" of humanity

Islander Daniel Cowper's new poetry book deals in grief and guilt, along with some Roman mythology
This weekend at BICS: Rossini, Prokofiev, Beethoven and West Coast Suite world premiere

This weekend at BICS: Rossini, Prokofiev, Beethoven and West Coast Suite world premiere

The West Coast Symphony is coming to town June 16.
Gallery at Cove Commons exhibit delivers heavy messages of darkness and hope from Syria

Gallery at Cove Commons exhibit delivers heavy messages of darkness and hope from Syria

The artwork currently hanging in the Gallery at Cove Commons has come a long way. The canvases of Behind the Lines: Contemporary Syrian Art Exhibition were smuggled out of Syria in 2015 and have been touring Canada since 2016.
For the sheer joy of bluegrass: hear the High Bar Gang Friday

For the sheer joy of bluegrass: hear the High Bar Gang Friday

Colin Nairne, Barney Bentall, Wendy Bird, Kirby and Dave Barber, Rob Becker and Shari Ulrich play a night of old time bluegrass at Tir-na-nOg May 17.