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Art quilts at Leigh

About 30 years ago, Sechelt artist Pat Crucil worked on traditional quilts, the same ones parents place on children's beds and adults use as a spread in their own sleeping quarters.

Arts scene for August

ART EXHIBITS Evergreen Cultural Centre: Robert Young: Lacunarian Picturing, a retrospective from 1977 to the present (oil, watercolour gouache, egg tempera and acrylic) until Sept. 3.

Musician rises from the ashes

Port Coquitlam's Corey Hawkins is on a high, tending microphone and rhythm guitar with his Tri-City-founded rock band, Azimyth, whose newly released debut album by the same name is electrifying listeners from the Vancouver club scene to as far away a

Italian tune leads to new Ethno-Roots sound for Gurr

Babe Gurr's most recent album is a quick detour from her regular acoustic Roots sound. She thinks.

Fifth TUTS for Carney grad

You're prone to injury if you're an Angel.

Gotta sing! Gotta dance! Gotta teach! (to pay bills)

When it came to choosing a school to study musical theatre this fall, Fiona McIntyre narrowed her picks to eight. And all but one were in the United States.

Summer film school at SFU

A Grade 11 student at Coquitlam's Dr. Charles Best secondary is one of several young people taking part in the eighth annual Summer Visions Film Institute for Youth at SFU.

Belenkie art on show

ArtsConnect is showcasing the work of Belcarra artist Bronwen Belenkie this summer at Vancity's Port Moody branch (5-121 Brew St.).

Check out new books out by TC authors

Bookworms looking to turn a few pages on the beach - or, in this weather, on the couch - this summer can check out several books published recently by current and former Tri-City residents.

Pencil? check, Pratt? check

In January, Xin Yue "Shaelyn" Zhu had her eye on The Art Institute of Chicago.