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Port Coquitlam will teach you how to win arts cash

Port Coquitlam will teach you how to win arts cash

Applications are now open for the spring intake of the city of Port Coquitlam's community cultural development investment program.
Has Port Moody outgrown its label as 'The City of the Arts?'

Has Port Moody outgrown its label as 'The City of the Arts?'

A recent survey of Port Moody residents found significant support for removing or changing "The City of the Arts" slogan from the city's vision statement. But a veteran councillor says it may be a case of the arts being out of sight during the COVID-19 pandemic, out of mind.
Monopoly version for Port Coquitlam hits Walmart shelves next week

Monopoly version for Port Coquitlam hits Walmart shelves next week

If you want to take a spin around Douglas Island, Gates Park and the PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives without leaving the comfort of your home, a Victoria-based company has a fun option.
More eReaders for the blind, print-disabled at Coquitlam library

More eReaders for the blind, print-disabled at Coquitlam library

Coquitlam book lovers who are blind, have impaired vision or dyslexia now have more library resources at their fingertips.
ConX students at Coquitlam high school live-stream for Backpack Buddies

ConX students at Coquitlam high school live-stream for Backpack Buddies

Musician Kayla Price will kick off a two-month fundraiser on Friday that’s being organized by leadership students at a Coquitlam high school.
Election is on for Port Coquitlam's first 'official' pet

Election is on for Port Coquitlam's first 'official' pet

Do you live in Port Coquitlam, and have a dog, cat, bunny or bird? It could be the city's inaugural pet ambassador.
Coquitlam actor makes debut before famous playwright

Coquitlam actor makes debut before famous playwright

A Coquitlam actor will star in an off-Broadway show that will see its playwright in the audience on opening night.
Screenshots at Coquitlam arts hub give "a window into people’s pandemic lives"

Screenshots at Coquitlam arts hub give "a window into people’s pandemic lives"

Port Coquitlam photographer Asalah Youssef, 18, has nine images and stories up at Coquitlam's Evergreen Cultural Centre until May, capturing the pandemic isolation.
More hands needed to run the Coquitlam district music fest

More hands needed to run the Coquitlam district music fest

A volunteer call is out to save the CDMF Performing Arts Festival for next year — and beyond.
Coquitlam library waives fines for the rest of the year

Coquitlam library waives fines for the rest of the year

The Coquitlam Public Library board announced this week that it’s extending the no-fines policy for the rest of 2021.