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Mickey? Minnie? Charitable couple aims for smiles at Tri-City parks, businesses

Mickey? Minnie? Charitable couple aims for smiles at Tri-City parks, businesses

If you see characters from Disney, Nintendo and Sesame Street wandering around in Tri-City parks, don’t be alarmed: They’re there to spread joy.
On your hat, lapel or purse: Wear a handmade poppy from this Port Coquitlam crafter to honour vets

On your hat, lapel or purse: Wear a handmade poppy from this Port Coquitlam crafter to honour vets

Already this year, Port Coquitlam's Alanna Wong has brought in $875 from her 305 poppies, which were made available starting Sept. 15.
New performance piece premieres at the grand opening of Port Coquitlam Community Centre

New performance piece premieres at the grand opening of Port Coquitlam Community Centre

The piece with dancer Kira Radosevic will debut on Oct. 2 as part of BC Culture Days.
Glassmith finds her wings with Port Moody show

Glassmith finds her wings with Port Moody show

Next Thursday, Forstenzer will open her latest glass blowing series titled The Dream of Flight, a display of a dozen new pieces that runs at PoMoArts (2425 St. Johns St., Port Moody) until Oct. 28. 
How gold miners became a part of Coquitlam’s history

How gold miners became a part of Coquitlam’s history

When tens of thousands of gold prospectors and businessmen flocked to B.C. in the mid to late 1800s, many of them stayed with their fortunes.
Live acts return as Coquitlam arts venue launches 25 years

Live acts return as Coquitlam arts venue launches 25 years

A quarter century has passed since the City of Coquitlam opened the Evergreen Cultural Centre.
Port Moody's Michaela Slinger to perform debut album at first-ever live hometown gig

Port Moody's Michaela Slinger to perform debut album at first-ever live hometown gig

It's set to be a homecoming long overdue for the indie-pop recording artist, and a sigh of relief after releasing 'Panorama' in April.
Whodunit? Three Port Coquitlam actors are in a live staging of CLUE

Whodunit? Three Port Coquitlam actors are in a live staging of CLUE

Three Port Coquitlam actors will appear in CLUE On Stage, which runs from Sept. 16 to Oct. 2 in Langley.
New books out from Tri-City authors

New books out from Tri-City authors

Three authors with Tri-City connections are out with new books.
Turban portraits on show this month in Coquitlam

Turban portraits on show this month in Coquitlam

For civil engineer Kiranjot Kaur, the turban is a sculptural piece that’s part of the wearer’s identity and can stand as a portrait on its own.