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A tale like no other

WHO: The DuffleBag Theatre Company WHERE: Our Lady of the Mountains Community Centre WHEN: Saturday, March 17 Warning! If you enjoy traditional theatre with well-versed and seasoned actors, read no further.

Pikes dive back into music scene

WHO: The Northern Pikes WHERE: Dusty’s WHEN: Sunday, March 4 One of Canada’s premier bands of the ’80s has returned to the studio and to the road.

Myrtle Philip goes online

Work is underway on a special project documenting the life of Whistler pioneer Myrtle Phillip.

Business Briefs

Whistler Chalets’ parent company, ResortQuest International, is trying to differentiate itself from another company with a similar name.

The music is just fun

The Mahones bring a ‘big Irish stew’ of sound WHO: The Mahones WHERE: Garfinkel’s WHEN: Friday, March 2 About 10 years ago, a 19-year-old girl walks into Stages Nightclub in Kingston, Ontario to find a little known Irish-sounding band

The Source

SPECIAL EVENTS GLOBAL AWARENESS BENEFIT DINNER . Mama School in Guadalajara, Mexico and a project in Guyana are the beneficiaries. Come out for an evening of South American cuisine, entertainment and a silent auction, Friday, March 2 6:30-9 p.m.

KIDSfest returns

WHAT: KIDSfest WHERE: Eagle Eye Theatre, Squamish WHEN: March 8-9, 7 p.m. Some classic children’s tales come to life, slightly distorted, on the stage of Squamish’s Eagle Eye Theatre next week.

Maxed out - One's place in life

Well, the party’s over. I guess I should be grateful it wasn’t a surprise party. I’m not at all sure I could have done a surprise party with the grace and aplomb expected of the surprisee.

No complaints

Hissy Fit happy with life as an indie band WHO: Hissy Fit WHERE: The Boot WHEN: Sunday, March 4 If you could get Chrissie Hynde, Courtney Love and Green Day in the same room, you might have the beginnings of the unique sound of Hissy Fit.

Aural fusion

WHO: Amon Tobin WHERE: Maxx Fish WHEN: Tuesday, March 6 Have you ever drifted off with your headphones on, to find that music in your dreams? Close your eyes. Amon Tobin will take you on a dark yet enlightening journey.