Two Grade 12 students at Port Coquitlam's Riverside secondary will this week present their play, Oh BTW, I'm the Antichrist....
Written, directed, produced and performed by Dylan Matthews and Nick Jennings, the comedy centres around Larry, an average high school student who wants to fit in.
Through a journey of self-discovery, Larry learns his real dad is Satan, an immature, failed jazz musician, and the father and son battle it out.
The show runs June 1 to 4 at 7 p.m. at Riverside secondary (2215 Reeve St.). Tickets can be bought at the door.
Students with Centennial secondary's Canadian Red Cross club will host their first music concert this Saturday, with proceeds going to support the victims in the Japanese earthquake and tsunami disaster.
The event, which will feature a variety of music genres, runs June 4 at 6 p.m. in the courtyard at the Coquitlam school (570 Poirier St.).
Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. For more information or to reserve a seat early, email email@example.com.
POW at Roo's
Coquitlam's Indelible will co-headline a show at Roo's this Friday as part of the POW tour.
The act, made up of J Thorn and Illucid, will play the pub (2962 Christmas Way) from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. along with hip hop artists Josh Martinez and his band, Pissed Off Wild, Evil Ebenezer and The Lytics, of Winnipeg.
There is no cover for the June 3 show is free and CDs and merchandise will be on sale; Saferide will also be available for concert-goers. For more information, visit www.indeliblehiphop.com.
Tri-City elementary and middle schools will show their original flicks for the first time at the third annual Reel Stars Film Festival.
Jodey Udell, information technology head at Coquitlam's Gleneagle secondary, said the event has 68 entries in seven categories - just from secondary schools alone. Another seven are from the junior grades.
This year's fest, which is sponsored in part by The Tri-City News, will run throughout the day on June 2, rather than over two nights, and starts at 10 a.m. at Heritage Woods secondary (1300 David Ave., Port Moody). Tickets are $10 at 604-461-8679.