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A once-in-a-six-year experience: Yukon musician Gordie Tentrees returns to Bowen

A once-in-a-six-year experience: Yukon musician Gordie Tentrees returns to Bowen

Tentrees will play at Tir-na-nOg at 7 p.m. November 14
See this Bowen artist's latest Haida Manga mural

See this Bowen artist's latest Haida Manga mural

The reinterpreted West Coast story can be viewed until Nov. 25 by appointment only.
Bowen artist launches third studio album, Before You

Bowen artist launches third studio album, Before You

A few years ago, islander Alicia Hansen didn’t know if she’d ever be a musician again. She’d just had her son. She was busy working as a production manager for Early Music Vancouver.
Conjuring up worlds both imagined and real

Conjuring up worlds both imagined and real

Artist E. Andrea Klann brings subconscious to the surface
New Cove Commons exhibit pairs pastel and pen

New Cove Commons exhibit pairs pastel and pen

Gregg Simpson and I have teamed up to share with Bowen Island a “non-collaborative collaboration” at the Cove Commons from October 24 to November 18. The opening reception, which includes a book launch, is from 3 to 5 pm on Sunday, October 28.
Vancouver to San Miguel: jump on the literary festival circuit (or line)

Vancouver to San Miguel: jump on the literary festival circuit (or line)

Having just finished volunteering for the 30th Vancouver Writers Festival, held on Granville Island, my mind reels with the many-faceted ways one can express stories.
For one weekend only: show brings together Bowen-crafted violins and arbourous photography

For one weekend only: show brings together Bowen-crafted violins and arbourous photography

On the Wings of Trees – Reflections in Object and Image is an exhibition that Bob Miller and Cherie Westmoreland are mounting at Elliott Hall. The title reflects many elements of the exhibition.
Bowen Island poet co-writes 50 poems in 50 days

Bowen Island poet co-writes 50 poems in 50 days

It’s no walk in the park to sit down and write a poem, but try writing one with another person –or an entire book of poems. That’s just what local poet Jude Neale has done.
Island artists open studios  for two days in September

Island artists open studios for two days in September

Did you know that Bowen Island has one of the highest concentrations of professional artists in Canada? And this year, you are invited into the studios and galleries of some of Bowen’s very creative residents.
What's the Bowen dress code? The museum wants to know

What's the Bowen dress code? The museum wants to know

Bowen Island Museum is looking for submissions for their fall exhibit.