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The thing Selina did for love

Why did Selina do it? Was it for the memory of Thea, the infant daughter of a co-worker who died at four-and-a-half-months? Or for Amelie, whose parents desperately wanted to give her a sibling? Or, perhaps, it was because Selina Robinson, the Coquit

Sip, then scan at PM wine fest

Before a show starts, audience members are usually reminded to turn off their cell phones - or, at least, have them on vibrate - so the performance isn't interrupted.

Bye Bye Birdie by Broadway Bound

Kaila Lee, Bryce MacGregor, Abbie Frost and Jayden Waggoner are in the Broadway Bound production of Bye Bye Birdie, which runs Friday and Saturday night at the Inlet Theatre (100 Newport Dr., Port Moody).

Students and artist explore the meaning of kindness

What is kindness? And how do you interpret it on a canvas? That was the three-week experiment last month between graphic artist and writer Joseph Bankier and 29 students in Kelly Selden's Art 10 class at Riverside secondary in Port Coquitlam.

Producer up for Leo awards

A Port Coquitlam-based producer reeled in seven nominations for Leo Awards last week for his flick. Tim Puolitaipale of Citizen 11 Entertainment is up for Best Short Drama for Death Wish , which he co-produced with Chad Costen.

Korean dance at ECC

Twenty-five dancers will be on the Evergreen Cultural Centre stage on Sunday as part of the 15th annual Korean Dance Festival.

Best cast award for Stage 43

Coquitlam's Stage 43 won the best ensemble cast award for its show Hayfever at last week's Fraser Valley Zone Festival.

Avast, matey - it's pirate music

Pitt River middle school hosted the annual advanced band festival last week.

Painter, 86, still 'maturing as an artist'

When Doris J. Paterson thinks about her artistic life, she uses the metaphor of a pyramid. At first, she painted common themes like flowers, landscapes and portraits, which sold well.

Arts Club nets TC talent for Hairspray

Two Tri-City high school grads will play the roles of best friends to lead characters in the Arts Club Theatre Company's production of Hairspray , which opens on Thursday.