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  • Image from The Whitemud: uncovering a landscape, an exhibit of work by Leslie Corry, which opens at the ArtCraft Showcase gallery this Friday, Aug. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. and continues through Sept. 18.

    Whitemud exhibit opens

    SUBMITTED BY ARTCRAFT The Whitemud is a river valley in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan, tucked between the grasslands and the Cypress Hills. Also known as The Frenchman, it is   MORE

  • Members of The Exceptionals explore the Snow Fence at The Point Gallery in preparation for an event there on Sunday, Aug. 28.

    Snow Fence event Sunday

    Performance art brings a new perspective to The Point Gallery this Sunday, with Summer at the Snow Fence set to entertain and enlighten. Conceived and directed by movement artist Robbyn   MORE



  • A few cookbooks from the Gulf Islands. Do you have a favourite cookbook originating from the Gulf Islands or a recipe from one of them? Tell us about it! Send to

    Food stories, recipes wanted

    Driftwood readers can contribute to our next special publication project in a variety of ways. The annual Community Cookbook and Locavore guide will be published in early September, in time   MORE


  • Kneeling as she tries to haul in a bad bounce at third base is Amy McGovern of the Bears as George Georgeson of the Young Guns rounds the plate. The two cousins were participating in the Roddy Wilson Memorial slo-pitch tournament on Galiano Island. A Salt Spring tourney honouring Wilson’s cousin Tony Head runs this weekend at the Fulford ball field.

    Head slo-pitch tourney

    The Salt Spring Slo-pitch League’s year-end tournament runs this weekend, dedicated once again to the late Tony Head and to a new community cause. According to his eldest daughter Danielle   MORE