Sunshine Coast Canada
Arts, Heritage + Culture
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Art & Words

Sunshine Coast Artists and Authors paired together at random trusted the process and collaborated to create an exhibition of original works of literary and visual art that are integral to each other.

There will be a silent auction of art and books to raise funds for the event and next year’s event

Author Reading: Maureen Brownlee

Author talk with Maureen Brownlee, reading from her latest novel, Cambium Blue. Set in the interior of BC, the novel pays homage to resource towns, independent women and local newspapers. Rich with unforgettable characters, Cambium Blue, is a masterful and compassionate illumination of the human politics of a small town, and the intersection of individual lives with political agendas and environmental catastrophes.

Author Reading: Maureen Brownlee

Author Maureen Brownlee with be reading from her latest novel, Cambium Blue. Set in the interior of BC, the novel, pays homage to resource towns, independent women and local newspapers. Rich with unforgettable characters, Cambium Blue is a masterful and compassionate illumination of human politics of a small town and the intersection of individual lives with political agendas and environmental catastrophes.

Readers’ Open Mic

Do you love to read aloud with expression, or listen to someone reading? Here’s your chance to read aloud for all to enjoy (5 minutes max), every third Wed of the month. You’re encouraged to pick a piece that resonates with the monthly theme.
To celebrate Asian Heritage Month, May’s theme is “Asia in the Old & New Worlds.” Read or perform your favourite passage or poem by any writer of any Asian heritage, or about any Asian culture.

Teens and adults, and readers at all levels of English, are all welcome. In-person space is limited: contact the Library to register 604.886.2130 or gdplinfo@gibsons.bclibrary.ca

Author Reading: Nadia Serry

Local author Nadia Serry reads from her new book, Contemplations into Awareness, which follows her memoir, Learning to Trust in Safaga, in her series Reflections of a Wondering Mystic. Her latest book explores creating connections with our natural world to gain wisdom and inner strength.
Nadia Serry has worked in teaching, counselling, wellness, and diversity facilitation. She comes from a Sufi lineage, and has practiced Sufism for over 20 years. She brings mindfulness and contemplation into aspects of our daily life.
In-person space is limited: contact the Library to register. Also accessible live via Zoom from the Library’s website.

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