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A lesson in music history

The critics weren't so kind to Robert Schumann. Widely regarded today as one of the greatest Romantic composers, many of Schumann's writings were trashed by 19th century by music lovers.

The Bullying Games an antidote to troubling issue

Bullies and their victims get some understanding as well as compassion in The Bullying Games , a play based on real-life experiences of School District 43 students.

Art in trees on Clarke Street

There'll be a different vibe in Port Moody's Old Town Centre this weekend - a veritable feast to appease the senses.

Will the Coquitlam show be a farewell for Ballet Kelowna?

They will perform in Coquitlam and Mission next week. But, after that, the future of Ballet Kelowna is anyone's guess.

'Perfect girls' night out' with Cleavage

When your husband comes home from a long day at work, have dinner prepared for him and always greet him at the door with a steaming plate of.... It's up to the audience to shout out the answers in Rock. Paper. Scissors.

The Rat Pack crawls at PdA

To close Place des Arts' faculty concert series this season, musical theatre teacher Shawna Parry will be bringing along a few friends - who won't be recognizable.

Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'

Mark Turpin wanted to play his opposite. Last September, when the Royal City Musical Theatre issued a call for actors for its upcoming production of Oklahoma! , the 27-year-old Coquitlam resident auditioned for Jud Fry.

Photos from long ago inspire artist

As a child, Shari Pratt had no sense of permanency. Often, her parents would pick up their things, move the family to a new town and remake their life.

Choir rocks church

Indie-rock and choral classics will be on the program as the Coquitlam-based Coastal Sound Youth Choir performs at Vancouver's Christ Church Cathedral next week.

SHIFT turns attention to Vancouver

While Heritage Woods secondary student Nathan Satore takes to the stage in the Royal City for Oklahoma! , his older brother will also have a show out at the same time in Vancouver.