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Literary Reading: Nicole Markotić

Join us online, via ZOOM, February 25th at 7pm for a live reading of their work.

Nicole’s Sunshine Coast reading will include selections from her Beowulf, a rollicking tale of toxic masculinity against the Beast from Outside. Markotić’s translation is both irreverently hilarious and meticulously researched. In the words of one reviewer, “Upending the tale with her fresh and enchanting style, Markotić gives a nod to previous translations, winks at canonical critics, bares historical biases, all while gifting transmogrifying pages that will whet your whimsy!”

In Conversation with Ruth Rodgers

Is she an artist who writes or a writer or who paints?
Attend a fascinating conversation & readings with Ruth Rodgers author & painter
At Mission Point House, 4603 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Davis
Bay at our new times & day with popular local indie author & artist,
Ruth Rodgers, who’s beautiful covers were created by Charmaine Bayntun.

There will be a fund-raising book, craft and art sale 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

Please bring a snack to share if possible. Coffee will be provided.

Ruth will facilitate a writers’ workshop 4-5:30 pm, after a social break at 3:30 pm. Coffee will be provided.

St. Hilda’s Green Forum presents: The Ghosts in Our Machine

Gibsons filmmaker Liz Marshall explores the question “are non-human animals property to be owned and used, or are they sentient beings deserving of rights?” in her thought-provoking and award-winning documentary The Ghosts in Our Machine. St. Hilda’s Green Forum speaker series presents a special free screening of Marshall’s film, which will take place both in-person and on Zoom. The event will also feature a Q&A with Marshall.

The Ghosts in Our Machine gently reveals one of the most haunting moral dilemmas of our modern world, illuminating the plight of animals rescued from and living within the machine of our modern world, from captive foxes to rescued dairy cows. Marshall directs this powerful documentary through the heart and lens of animal rights photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur.

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

Oct 5, 12, 19 and 26. Review the global context to understand why we need to increase energy conservation and move to renewable energy sources. Look at options for generating renewable energy. Presenter: Garry Pageau. Ages 55+

Register here.

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

Oct 5, 12, 19 and 26. Review the global context to understand why we need to increase energy conservation and move to renewable energy sources. Look at options for generating renewable energy. Presenter: Garry Pageau. Ages 55+

Register here.

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

Oct 5, 12, 19 and 26. Review the global context to understand why we need to increase energy conservation and move to renewable energy sources. Look at options for generating renewable energy. Presenter: Garry Pageau. Ages 55+

Register here.

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

Oct 5, 12, 19 and 26. Review the global context to understand why we need to increase energy conservation and move to renewable energy sources. Look at options for generating renewable energy. Presenter: Garry Pageau. Ages 55+

Register here.

Suncoast Woodcrafters Guild Presentation by Shirley Burton

Roberts Creek resident Shirley Burton is giving a presentation titled “A Loving Spoonful” on carving wooden spoons. She will talk about her techniques and her many attractive designs, and how she became interested in working with wood.

Chatelech High School Library, Sechelt – Non-members welcome

Literary Reading Series: Theresa Kishkan

The Sunshine Coast Arts Council, under the guidance of a Literary Reading Committee, sponsors a series of readings each year. Authors make a selection to read from their texts, followed by a discussion with the audience. This will be held in person at the Arts Centre, entrance by donation.

Theresa Kishkan is a poet, novelist, and essayist and writer living on the Sechelt Peninsula on the west coast of Canada whose most recent work, Blue Portugal, was published by University of Alberta Press this past spring. Kishkan describes herself as a “sloppy quilter” and growing vegetables and flowers “happily, if carelessly.” But when it comes to her writing, these descriptions do not apply. Her use of words is precise, intentional, and meditative.

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