Entertainment

Dave Gallant and Chris Palmer will open the Sooke Folk Music Society Coffee House season.

New season begins for Sooke Folk Music Society

Dave Gallant and Chris Palmer open the coffee house season

Dave Gallant and Chris Palmer will open the Sooke Folk Music Society Coffee House season.
Sandra Scafe

Get ready to creat some art!

Annual Beach Art competition set for Sunday, Sept. 9

Sandra Scafe
Angela Menzies will be showing a series of nudes at an exhibition at the Sooke Harbour House. On the right is one of series entitled “Unwind.”  She is showing her work along with her mother Bonnie Coulter’s newest pieces.

Wild women and bad dogs

Mother and daughter join forces for art exhibition and sale

Angela Menzies will be showing a series of nudes at an exhibition at the Sooke Harbour House. On the right is one of series entitled “Unwind.”  She is showing her work along with her mother Bonnie Coulter’s newest pieces.

T’Sou-ke First Nation members go running

Event will be a fun day for members of the Sooke band

Trent Arterberry performs at the Fringe.

Local mime at the Fringe

East Sooke mime/actor Trent Arterberry performs at festival

  • Aug 22, 2012
Trent Arterberry performs at the Fringe.
Little dancers from Carole Cave Dance Studio entertained at Art in the Park.

The joy of dance

Dancers from Sooke entertained at Art in the Park this past weekend

Little dancers from Carole Cave Dance Studio entertained at Art in the Park.
Seamus O'Reilly busks for pleasure.

Putting a little irish in your step

Musician busks for the pleasure of playing for people walking by

Seamus O'Reilly busks for pleasure.
The Uchuck Years is reviewed.

Stick your nose into a good book and enjoy reading

New publications about the characters and history of B.C.

  • Aug 14, 2012
The Uchuck Years is reviewed.
Claire Bezuidenhout performs on the streets of downtown Victoria.

Local woman travels the world as Copper Cowgirl

Claire Bezuidenhout successfully merges art and performance with her western routine

Claire Bezuidenhout performs on the streets of downtown Victoria.
Marcelle Glock was a feature at the Sooke Fine Arts Show artist demonstration.

Pottery artist makes first showing at SFAS

Mudge Island artist makes first debut at Vancouver Island's longest running art show

  • Aug 8, 2012
Marcelle Glock was a feature at the Sooke Fine Arts Show artist demonstration.
Learn how to prepare Kale

Some fine summer reading: Books of and about the characters and history in B.C.

Book reviews on a notable historical figure, trees in the pacific northwest, and superfood Kale

Learn how to prepare Kale

Art from colours and shards of glass

Two artists to will be exhibiting their work at the Sooke Harbour House during the month of August

Tanta DeSteffany Pennington demonstrates Japanese wood block printing techniques at the Sooke Fine Arts Show.

Sooke Fine Arts has something for everyone

A diverse range of events will take place at the annual Sooke show

  • Aug 1, 2012
Tanta DeSteffany Pennington demonstrates Japanese wood block printing techniques at the Sooke Fine Arts Show.
Frederique Philip is organizing a fashion show of up-cycled clothing at the Sooke Fine Arts Show on Aug. 4.

Upcycling and recycling focus of Sooke Fine Arts Fashion Show

Local Sooke designers will be featured in unique fashion show

Frederique Philip is organizing a fashion show of up-cycled clothing at the Sooke Fine Arts Show on Aug. 4.
Christopher Lucas will be exhibiting his art at Gallery West in the South Shore Gallery.

Opening the cupboard to find art

Shirley painter mounts exhibit of recent work at Gallery West

Christopher Lucas will be exhibiting his art at Gallery West in the South Shore Gallery.
Robert Chabot takes a closer look at the Renaissance Glazes technique on  Richard Michelle-Pentelbury’s two oil paintings at the Sooke Fine Arts Show.

Best work awarded cash prizes

Sooke Fine Arts Show offers $11,750 in prize money for best art work

Robert Chabot takes a closer look at the Renaissance Glazes technique on  Richard Michelle-Pentelbury’s two oil paintings at the Sooke Fine Arts Show.
Chiarina Loggia's work will be shown during the Stinking Fish Studio Tour which begins Aug. 3.

Annual Stinking Fish Studio Tour begins Aug. 3

A trip through Sooke, East Sooke and Metchosin to artists' studios

Chiarina Loggia's work will be shown during the Stinking Fish Studio Tour which begins Aug. 3.
Intervening Space 3 Lorraine Thorarinson Betts

An artist’s opinion on buying original art

The Stinking Fish Studio Tour is good reason to buy art

  • Jul 25, 2012
Intervening Space 3 Lorraine Thorarinson Betts
The Brown Paper NBaggers will perform at Sookapalooza on July 28 at the 17 Mile Pub.

Put your palooza on and Sooke it up

Music festival at local pub makes for a perfect summer's day

The Brown Paper NBaggers will perform at Sookapalooza on July 28 at the 17 Mile Pub.
Alan Graves is the designer of the Sooke Fine Arts exhibition.

Seting up for Sooke’s big fine art show

The process of converting an arena to an art gallery is huge

Alan Graves is the designer of the Sooke Fine Arts exhibition.