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  • Phoenix Lazare, 18, will begin studies at Boston's Berklee College in September.

    Lazare stages farewell concert

    Salt Spring community members who have enthusiastically supported the musical ambitions of island teen Phöenix Lazare will have one last chance to show their love at her “Bittersweet Farewell” concert   MORE

  • Salt Spring Painters' Guild member Bernadette Mertens-McAllister paints en plein air at Tasaday farm in May.

    Shades of Summer taps season’s best

    Anyone who loves the beauty of nature, colour and patterns should be sure to check out Shades of Summer, the annual show and sale of the Salt Spring Painters’ Guild.   MORE

  • Bestselling author Patrick Taylor will read from his new novel at the Salt Spring library on July 23.

    Taylor presents newest novel

    Salt Spring’s library hosts an afternoon reading with bestselling author Dr. Patrick Taylor on Wednesday, July 23.   Beginning at 4 p.m., Taylor will read from the recently released Now and   MORE


  • Participants get their stretch during the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga's 2013 family retreat. The 40th annual retreat runs from July 31 to Aug. 4.

    Centre hosts 40th annual retreat

    The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga, the longest-running retreat centre on Canada’s west coast, invites islanders to join them in celebrating their 40th Annual Community Yoga Retreat — from July 31   MORE