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'The story of a life in search of an end': Try to Remember at the Vancouver Fringe Festival

'The story of a life in search of an end': Try to Remember at the Vancouver Fringe Festival

Local actor Jackie Minns hadn’t planned on doing a play this year. Grieving her close brother, who died of cancer nearly a year ago, the islander had other things on her mind.
Inner lives of actors come alive in play written, learned and performed in 24 hours

Inner lives of actors come alive in play written, learned and performed in 24 hours

The Actor's Foundry has its annual retreat at the Bowen Lodge this week. The 24-hour play put on Friday evening (Aug. 16) is the culmination of the week's work.
Next up at the Gallery@Cove Commons: 'New works, Sculpture and Printmaking'

Next up at the Gallery@Cove Commons: 'New works, Sculpture and Printmaking'

The new exhibit will run from August 14 to September 16
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