Free concerts this weekend

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**UPDATE** The free outdoor concerts will now be held in the P3 parking lot, outside the Village Day Lodge, not slopeside. As if Sun Peaks residents weren’t enjoying enough free live music with March Music Madness, the Dew Tour AM Series have confirmed their line-up of musical talent for March 27 and 28, and it makes good on their promise to … [Read more...]

Big city success for local artist

Liz Derksen

Liz Derksen would often visit the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) gallery on Vancouver’s Granville Island and admire the work on display. “I’ve been going to that gallery for years, thinking, maybe one day . . .” In February, Derksen was “very proud and excited” to find out two pieces of her art would be on display in the gallery, after … [Read more...]

Winter art workshops a success

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Art Zone Sun Peaks has been keeping active this winter, offering a series of workshops designed to showcase, share, and develop local talents. Art Zone held two successful workshops in January, a life writing workshop and an acrylic painting workshop, hosted by Ruth Wiebe and Liz Derksen, and a popular Habotai silk scarf workshop in February, run … [Read more...]

Who Dunnit fundraiser for Art Zone

Who Dunnit

Art Zone Sun Peaks will hold an anonymous artwork fundraiser from March 7 to 14, featuring up to 60 works of art from a diverse range of artists. Artists who’ve signed up for the Who Dunnit exhibition will each submit an unsigned artwork on an 8x8 inch canvas. Buyers will only discover the true identity of the artist on purchase. Each piece will … [Read more...]

March Music Madness

March Music Madness

A talented and diverse line-up of bands will hit Sun Peaks throughout March for the annual March Music Madness event. Tourism Sun Peaks (TSP) events manager Carissa Hayes said this year’s event would see a mix of new and returning artists to Sun Peaks. “We focussed on bands that we felt would have a good vibe for guests and locals. There’s a … [Read more...]