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Higher Ground: Straightup Sevenhills is releasing its first EP

Higher Ground: Straightup Sevenhills is releasing its first EP

'A lovely little journey from the first song to the end': 'Higher Ground' comes out May 7
Letter: In praise of Jude Neale's latest book of poetry 'The River Answers'

Letter: In praise of Jude Neale's latest book of poetry 'The River Answers'

The River Answers, written entirely during the pandemic, was released by Ekstasis Editions earlier this year
Burning for Serenity: a pyrographer’s pandemic project (video)

Burning for Serenity: a pyrographer’s pandemic project (video)

Bowen Island's Thomas Newman burned this streamside scene for a mainland hospital over the first year of the pandemic
Every picture tells a story: Thiago Ramirez at Catching Stars

Every picture tells a story: Thiago Ramirez at Catching Stars

Thiago Ramirez is April's featured artist at Catching Stars Gallery
Bowen bands together to help out beloved local musician with cancer

Bowen bands together to help out beloved local musician with cancer

GoFundMe for Teun and Marianne raised more than $28,000 in its first day
Next up at the museum: Bowen Blankets

Next up at the museum: Bowen Blankets

“Bowen Blankets” a Bowen Island Museum and Archives exhibit in partnership with the Bowen Library runs from April 15 – May 15.
Kids' art show, Primary Colours, now on at the Hearth Gallery

Kids' art show, Primary Colours, now on at the Hearth Gallery

First annual Primary Colours exhibit runs March 25-April 12
‘A wonderful roller coaster ride’: Artist Simon Daniel James on completing his two biggest commissions ever during COVID-19

‘A wonderful roller coaster ride’: Artist Simon Daniel James on completing his two biggest commissions ever during COVID-19

When COVID-19 hit, artist Simon Daniel James lost all of his jobs, but then two of his biggest commissions ever came through, all in the same year
‘If a book has a map, it’s usually worth reading’: Katie Mainwaring and her maps at Catching Stars

‘If a book has a map, it’s usually worth reading’: Katie Mainwaring and her maps at Catching Stars

Katie moved to Bowen as a teenager and now lives and works here full time and creates from her home in the Mount Gardner area
The next Hearth exhibit is from the kids: Primary Colours

The next Hearth exhibit is from the kids: Primary Colours

The Hearth Gallery is hosting the ‘Primary Colours: Art from the Kids on the Rock’ art exhibit at the gallery and online March 25  to April 12.