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Panto goes digital for this Pinetree secondary grad

Panto goes digital for this Pinetree secondary grad

Sarvin Esmaeili, a Studio 58 student at Langara College, appears in this year’s digital rendition of East Van Panto,
New history exhibit puts spotlight on Coquitlam wrestling

New history exhibit puts spotlight on Coquitlam wrestling

Gold Medals and Gimmicks is the new wrestling display in the Coquitlam Sports Hall of Fame section at the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex.
Coquitlam social worker pens second thriller

Coquitlam social worker pens second thriller

Coquitlam author Derrick Carew released his second crime novel, The Weight of Blood, on Nov. 1.
Cultural leaders in Coquitlam warn of strained budgets under COVID

Cultural leaders in Coquitlam warn of strained budgets under COVID

For most Coquitlam arts and cultural organizations that get city grants, 2020 was on track to be one of their best years yet. And then the pandemic hit.
Port Moody arts hub to launch curated sale in time for Christmas shopping

Port Moody arts hub to launch curated sale in time for Christmas shopping

Forty artists and artisans will have their work on display starting Nov. 12.
The devil's out at this Coquitlam high school

The devil's out at this Coquitlam high school

Dean and Christina Lauzé created the devil murals for Dr. Charles Best secondary in Coquitlam.
Shop for handmade, 'tiny' items for Christmas at this Coquitlam arts hub

Shop for handmade, 'tiny' items for Christmas at this Coquitlam arts hub

If you’ve already started Christmas shopping, an annual shop selling handmade wares opens this week in Coquitlam.
Douglas College turns 'Julius Caesar' into a COVID-safe radio play

Douglas College turns 'Julius Caesar' into a COVID-safe radio play

Two Tri-City student actors are cast in Douglas College’s modern retelling of the murder of Julius Caesar.
'I don’t think I’ll be able to paint the same way again': Coquitlam artist

'I don’t think I’ll be able to paint the same way again': Coquitlam artist

Coquitlam oil painter Leanne Christie takes part in the Eastside Culture Crawl and a new group show at the Art Gallery at Evergreen, opening Nov. 14.
New photo book is a 'time capsule' of Chinatown

New photo book is a 'time capsule' of Chinatown

Pinetree secondary graduate Jonathan Desmond Wong started to document the evolving Vancouver neighbourhood in 2013, after a child invited him into a tea shop on Pender Street.