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Friday, March 9 ON STAGE Who : Leanne Lamour Where : Crystal Lounge Come sing, clap and drink your face off with Leanne, her guitar and her harmonica.

Foote coming to Whistler

Internationally acclaimed entertainer Norman Foote will be on stage at the Macdonald Ballroom at the Chateau Whistler at 7 p.m. April 5. Foote is known for his clever songs, catchy melodies and offbeat props.

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.