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Dreamsinger in colour and in song

Dreamsinger in colour and in song

Local dreamer Matt Maxwell has written six new episode and sixty new songs for his musical comic, Dreamsinger. He’s also colourized Episode 1 of the series. To celebrate, he’s re-launching the book with a concert featuring some of the newest songs.
Coastal Patterns Gallery pops up for six weeks only

Coastal Patterns Gallery pops up for six weeks only

Bowen Island art lovers can again enjoy the eclectic and energetic work of local painter Gregg Simpson.
InFormed by Nature

InFormed by Nature

Jennifer Love and Kathleen Ainscough were two of the founding members of Foxglove Fibre Arts Studio/Gallery/Workshop, which operated at Artisan Square on Bowen Island from 2000-2005.
The Cape: place of jungle vines and mystery

The Cape: place of jungle vines and mystery

When I was eight years old, I took a walk with my friends and their mom down Cape Roger Curtis. We took a path I’d never walked before and on our way back we lost my friends’ mom.
Easter with horses

Easter with horses

Strap on your Easter bonnet and come on down to the Meadows in Crippen Park for Easter with Horses! Scheduled for Saturday, April 19, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Local Artists Inspire Each Other

Local Artists Inspire Each Other

A few weeks ago, more than 150 kids booked themselves into free art classes at Bowen Island Community School (B.I.C.S.).

The glorious sound of spring

Lynn Ellis Williams, director of the Madz (formally known as the Ladies Madrigal Singers), has created a special Spring Concert featuring Gabriel Faure’s Requiem.
Celebrating contemporary art

Celebrating contemporary art

Two contemporary visual artists, Jamie Smith and Timothy O’Sullivan, are currently showing their work at The Gallery at Artisan Square.
Ancient ballads and blues with Chris Coole and Anne Louise Genest

Ancient ballads and blues with Chris Coole and Anne Louise Genest

On Saturday, March 29 at The Gallery at Artisan Square at 7:30, Bowen Island music fans are in for a treat. Anne Louise Genest and Chris Coole will be gracing the stage to share their love of bluegrass and old time songs and tunes.
A musical rendition of The Princess Bride

A musical rendition of The Princess Bride

On March 13 and 14, students at Island Pacific School enthusiastically took on the job of singing, acting, and stage managing a musical adaptation of the 1987 film, The Princess Bride.