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Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1

Rachel Aberle is a playwright and actor. Her new play, Still/Falling is about youth and mental health issues. It is presented by Green Thumb Theatre.

The Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra is celebrating their 30th anniversary. Cooper Reed is a flutist with the GVYO, Trevor Hoye plays the bass trombone, and Brandon Chow is a former percussion player turned composer. Their tour takes them to Victoria on May 1 at 2:30, Fort Langley on May 3, Nelson on May 6 and Kimberley on May 8.

Children's author, Chris Tougas has just released a new book, Dojo Daycare which will be showcased at the Vancouver Island Children's Book Festival next Saturday May 7 in Nanaimo.

Richard Hebda  is the curator of Botany and Earth History at the Royal BC Museum. Richard, armed with plant specimens from the Peace River Region, is currently building a case that will change the way we understand BC's pre-history. Richard will be lecturing on the topic in fort St. John on May 4 and in Tumbler Ridge on May 5.

Sun May 1

Michael Best is a professor Emeritus at the University of Victoria and the coordinating editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions, an open-access archive of the writings and performances of Shakespeare. 

Alan Twigg is an author, a champion of authors and this year's recipient of the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence. He will be receiving his award this weekend.

Diana Sanderson has been developing the Silk Weaving Studio on Granville Island for the past 30 years. 

Willow Yamauchi continues with her series, Lost and Found, asking our listeners to help solve the mysteries behind lost and found people and things.

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