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18th Annual Powell River Film Festival


Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 — 10:19am PDT
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Powell River Film Festival happening February 8 to February 17, 2019 at the historic Patricia Theatre. Screening an eclectic mix of international, Canadian and locally-produced films guaranteed to delight any discerning film buff who’s looking for something different.

Mitlenatch Island Nature Provincial Park


Monday, May 16th, 2016 — 10:42am PDT
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In one day on the upper Sunshine Coast I had an awesome breakfast, learned how to play the violin, strolled along the beach, interviewed some fascinating locals for a FestivalSeekers article, drove up to Lund, hopped in a zodiac, ripped past Desolation Sound and landed on an island referred to as the “Galapagos of the […]

Sunshine Music Festival in Powell River


Monday, August 3rd, 2015 — 12:18pm PDT
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This summer I have the enviable task of sharing adventures and writing about some of the Sunshine Coast’s many festivals through a partnership with FestivalSeekers. Once I’ve published my story for them, I’ll be posting an accompanying photo collage on Miss604. Follow all of these stories through my Sunshine Coast tag. Sunshine Music Festival in […]

BC Craft Beer Month


Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 — 3:34pm PDT
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It’s only fitting that we celebrate BC Craft Beer Month since it was right here in the Greater Vancouver area that John Mitchell opened the first modern craft brewery in Canada back in 1982. Today, there are over 70 craft breweries in the province and craft beer has bubbled up to 12.7% (of all beer […]

Save The Patricia Theatre in Powell River


Thursday, March 15th, 2012 — 3:57pm PDT
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Walking past the box office of the Spanish Revival style building, I opened the doors to the Patricia Theatre and was greeted with the haunting aroma of buttered popcorn. A poster board propped up in the entranceway spelled out the future of the historic Powell River theatre rather bluntly: Digital or Dark? The Patricia is […]

Townsite Brewing in Powell River


Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 1:42pm PDT
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I was recently flown up to Powell River, at the top end of our gorgeous Sunshine Coast, to visit a local icon that is in danger. Along the way I met Karen Skadsheim, owner of Townsite Brewing, Powell River’s first brewery that will be tapping its first keg later this month. Located in historic Townsite, […]