ARTS IN BRIEF: Life is a Cabaret for Lindbjerg trio

Three performing arts students at Capilano University who studied at Coquitlam's Lindbjerg Academy will appear in Cabaret.

Three performing arts students at Capilano University who studied at Coquitlam's Lindbjerg Academy will appear in Cabaret.

Nicholas Bradbury, Jenna Testani and Emily Matchette are in the Exit 22 Productions show that goes into previews next Wednesday and officially opens Thursday.

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The raunchy musical based on pre-war Berlin is CapU's final performance of the year. Tickets are $25/$22/$10 by calling 604-990-7810 or emailing



The deadline has been extended for a contest to have Tri-City students write about their favourite Port Moody hero.

The Port Moody Arts Centre moved its deadline to March 24 to allow for more entries in its Heroes with heART competition.

The project will see youth pen an essay about a Port Moody hero; winners will then be paired with PoMo artists to capture the hero's likeness. And those portraits will be on display at the arts facility starting May 5 to coincide with the Port Moody Youth Festival. Visit to enter.



Volunteers with backgrounds in finance, law, communications, human resources or fundraising are being sought to join the Port Moody Arts Centre's new board of directors.

The St. Johns Street hub is calling for applicants to stand for election at the May 30 AGM of the PMAC Society. At that time, candidates can speak about their commitment to the arts and volunteering experience.

To apply by the May 9 deadline, visit to download a form.



Want to get a few tips on how to paint?

Join Carla Dearman at the Terry Fox Library (2470 Mary Hill Rd., Port Coquitlam) for Teen Art Afternoon on April 9. Dearman will show easy watercolour techniques for beginners during the session, which starts at 1:30 p.m.

To register, call 604-927-7999.




Mixed media artist and instructor Kristin Krimmel (above) will talk about her craft at the next Art Focus Artists Association public demo.

Krimmel will appear on Wednesday, March 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Outlet in Leigh Square Community Arts Centre (behind PoCo city hall).

Krimmel trained at UBC and has a Diplome Regional in Painting from École Regional des Beaux Arts de Reims, France. She was an instructor at Emily Carr College of Art and Design, teaching drawing, colour and design.

There is no admission charge for her demo.

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