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Classic music to heavy metal

Gabriel Pietrzak doesn't look like your average Catholic high school product. The 17-year-old recent graduate of Archbishop Carney secondary has stretched piercings in both ear lobes, a tattoo on his arm and a ring on below his lip.

Art blooms from the gardens

Take a peak at private Tri-City gardens, view original art and hear live music Sunday during the first annual Art in the Garden Tour. Organized by the Port Moody Arts Centre Society, the self-guided tour runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PEAK winner to play at Lions Park

Port Coquitlam's summer music series continues this weekend with shows by Tri-City acts Doug Rolling and Sister Says as well as Hilary Grist, the winner of last year's Peak Performance Project prize.

Tri-City talent at TUTS

Two Tri-City young "triple threats" will perform in Tony award-winning plays - set a century ago - at Stanley Park's Malkin Bowl this summer as part of Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS).

Change in perspective for life drawing group

Every week for 35 years, Coquitlam's Suite E Life Drawing Group has been putting graphite pencil or charcoal to paper as it interprets unclothed professional models.

Oscar-winning film in Port Moody

Departures, the 2009 Academy Award-winning film for best foreign picture, will be shown next Friday at Port Moody's Inlet Theatre.

It's Bard time

Ashley Wright won't have much time to relax this summer. The Port Coquitlam native is not just playing the lead character of Sir John Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor , he'll also be portraying the Earl of Salisbury in King John .

Canada Day with Bobs and Lolo

Hundreds of families gathered at Coquitlam's Town Centre Park on Canada Day to hear the sounds of Cindy Sea Horse and Connecting the Dots .

Stevens returns as an Altar Boy

Geoff Stevens never dreamed that, three years after playing an Altar Boy, he'd be called back for a third remount of the Arts Club Theatre musical comedy.

Lee's play to close PoMo Youth Arts fest

It may have been good timing - or just plain hard work - that brought Jong Lee to this point. Back in March, then a Grade 12 Gleneagle secondary student, Lee called up his former drama teacher to ask for a reference letter.
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