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Celebrating bluegrass at the BAG

The popularity of bluegrass music has experienced a recent resurgence thanks to the likes of Allison Kraus and the George Clooney movie O Brother, Where Art Thou - who have lent their talents to spread the old-time music to the masses.

Music Festival a ringing success

For the past three weeks musical sounds have been ringing through the Howe Sound corridor. The Howe Sound Music Festival began on April 2 with guest artist Pavlo who performed for a sold out crowd at the Eagle Eye Theatre in Squamish.

Teens get to act their age

Who knows? Maybe a future Hollywood heartthrob will be coming to a theatre near you. Live theatre that is. All young actors have to start somewhere - and need a positive atmosphere to learn and perfect their craft.

Children's entertainer a classroom act

Singing with huge smiles and an even bigger voice, a group of 35 young students follow musician Paul Hann in the chorus of a song they've created. "From coast to coast we have it all. The snow-capped mountains and the forests tall.

VSO musicians come to Newport Gallery

Once again, you don't have to travel to the city to hear the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Another group of talented professional musicians from the VSO are coming to Squamish for a special concert next Wednesday (Mar.

Until the violence stops

The message is loud and clear - violence against women needs to end. With that message in mind, the women of Squamish have something special planned in their fight towards a solution in the violence against women problem.On Saturday, Mar.

Grass among Tuned Women

Last year, a musically-talented group of women got together in Whistler to share their music, spread their passion, and help other women in the community. The talent was plucked from auditioned performances, and Tuned Women was born.

Taking it to the street

Downtown Squamish will soon be alive and dancing to the sounds of an eclectic mix of local and international music and visual art.

A song takes flight

Hundreds of people heard these words set to music as Squamish gathered at the Howe Sound Inn last July 2 to celebrate the 2010 Winter Olympics coming to Sea to Sky Country.

Famous funnyman comes to town

He dances, he sings, he does magic and tells jokes - Al Simmons does everything and more to generate some huge laughter from his audiences all over the world.
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