Entertainment

ARTS IN BRIEF: Ballet company gone, actor in British farce

Coquitlam
Coquitlam's Ryan Johnson
— image credit: PHOTO SUBMITTED

NO BALLET

Coquitlam’s Evergreen Cultural Centre has cancelled its upcoming show from Ballet Kelowna.

Last week, artistic director David Hay company announced it will closing its doors due to financial pressures, on March 16 after 10 years. The Okanagan company was due to perform in Coquitlam in April.

 

GUNG HAY

Coquitlam musicians Zong Xi Wu and Karen Wong will perform in the BC Chinese Music Association’s concert this week to mark the Chinese New Year.

Xi will play a solo on the suona, a trumpet/oboe-like instrument, with the ensemble. The Feb. 16 concert at the CBC Studios (700 Hamilton St., Vancouver) marks the association’s 10th year. The Bamboo Shoots in the Spring show will be recorded for a CD to be released this fall.

Tickets for the tea party from 2 to 6 p.m. are $5; the concert at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. is $30. Call 604-327-8807 or visit www.bccma.net.

 

CALL FOR TEENS

Tri-City teens can showcase their creative side this summer at the second annual Port Moody Youth Arts Festival.

The Port Moody Arts Centre is now accepting applications for performances and art displays for the fest, which runs on July 26 and 27 at Port Moody city hall. The deadline for entries is March 1. Visit www.pomoarts.ca.

 

VIVE LA FRANCE

Port Coquitlam’s Terry Fox Library will screen a French film next month. The 2006 flick Paris, Je T’aime (Paris, I Love You) will be shown at the Mary Hill Road facility on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m.  Call 604-927-7999.

 

UK FARCE

A Port Coquitlam actor portrays the lead character in Fawlty Towers, a farce penned by one of the British television show’s stars. Ryan Johnson is Basil Fawlty in the Vagabond Players show written by John Cleese and Connie Booth. The production runs from Feb. 28 to March 23 at the Bernie Leggie Theatre in New Westminster. For tickets at $15/$13, call 604-521-0412.

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Three dead in a Port Moody room
 
12 Days of Christmas in Port Coquitlam
 
T. Nile at the Fox in Port Coquitlam
Update: Burned body is Edmonton man
 
New Westminster Mayor Wayne Wright rides off into the sunset
 
COLUMN: What Wayne Wright dared us to do
The Hunt is on at Shot in the Dark
 
Shot in the Dark offers a taste of Soul
 
Redefining relationship: A speed date with destiny

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 26 edition online now. Browse the archives.