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National orchestra for him, NYC for her

Two Tri-City high school students have been given chances of a lifetime to advance their music careers.

Look at the beauty in daily life, artists urge audiences

If it hadn't been for a bit of prodding by their loved ones, it's likely both Lindsay Watson and Angela Gooliaff wouldn't be back to creating - never mind showing their work at Coquitlam's Place des Arts this month.

Gleneagle's We Are YOUth campaign

Tong Guan, Christian Arias-Carrasco, Brad Deans and Brittany Howey are in Gleneagle secondary's Graphic Arts 11/12 class that created a public art project at the Coquitlam school, called We Are YOUth.

Student art show at PMAC

Forty students at Port Moody Arts Centre will display their work this month in a new exhibit that starts Thursday. The opening reception on June 9 will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at the facility located at 2425 St. Johns St.

Subscriptions for sale for ECC's next season

Coquitlam's Evergreen Cultural Centre is now selling subscriptions for its 2011/'12 season, of which the line-up was unveiled last month.

Auditions on Thursday for CSMA kids' choir

Young singers looking to learn about music and to perform in public can audition with the Coastal Sound Music Academy (CSMA). The Coquitlam-based society is now accepting applications for its children's choirs.

W-I-N for Fox

Students in the Terry Fox secondary drama program earned the Port Coquitlam school four awards at this month's Sears B.C. Drama Festival in New Westminster.

Retired teachers oil works on PMPL

The artwork of a retired teacher will be on show at the Port Moody Public Library this month.

Gleneagle choirs, bands cap off busy year with final concert

If there's one thing Eddie Trovato deserves, it's to take a bow at next week's year-end music concert. And probably a big sigh of relief.

Improv time with Second Storey

Port Coquitlam's new Second Storey Theatre is the venue for The Improvised Musical, which runs until June 25. The made-up comedy runs Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. with the plot inspired by audience suggestions.