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School mural up

Coquitlam artist Susan Jessop last month unveiled a tile mosaic at Coquitlam River elementary that she pieced together with students.

Catch an outdoor movie - or two - this summer

Families and movie lovers looking for some free entertainment this summer can bring lawn chairs, blankets and bug spray to watch one of several outdoor flicks in the Tri-Cities. FreshAirCinema is partnering with a number of B.C.

Jazz musicians sizzle on the ECC Grill; Yarilo ends series

Two jazz musicians will be served up Saturday at the second show of the Evergreen Cultural Centre's Music on the Grill series.

Prism to close Golden Spike Days

You don't have to have been a Grade 9 student back in 1977 to revel in the rock group, PRISM. It just helps.

Dancer, actor, playwright and, soon, speech therapist

If Marleis Bowering were to point to a pivotal time in her short, artistic life, she would trace her journey back to Harvey.

Improv for two bucks

This summer, tickets to table23's comedy show in Port Coquitlam will cost a twoonie.

Arts in brief: Art classes for youth at ECC

Artist Judith M. Atkinson will lead a painting class for children aged seven to 12 at Coquitlam's Evergreen Cultural Centre next month. Creative Kids Summer Arts! runs in Studio B, Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, from July 25 to 29.

NYC for 18 dance students

A Port Coquitlam dance studio marking its 20th anniversary will send 18 students to New York City this week.

Summer camp spots still open at PdA

Parents looking to sign up their kids in creative camps this summer can check out workshops run out of Coquitlam's Place des Arts. A number of spots are still open for young people in courses in July and August.

'Some paintings take months': artist

Artist Douglas Charles takes much of his inspiration from nature so it's appropriate to visit him at his Coquitlam home studio when the weather is warm and the poppies are in bloom.