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A toast to Robbie B.

The life and poetry of Robert Burns will be honoured at Coquitlam's Place des Arts on Saturday when it hosts its first annual supper and Celtic music show for the Scottish bard born 254 years ago this month.

Three generations, one show

The artwork of a Coquitlam woman, her father and her late grandfather will be shown in Port Coquitlam this and next month to coincide with B.C.'s new stat holiday, Family Day.

One year, 365 photos

In December of 2011, Derrick Hanni was nearing his 44th birthday when he decided to embark on an art campaign that would change his life.

An intricate woven art

After retiring more than a decade ago, Virginia Baldwin took a textile arts diploma program at Capilano University and got hooked on the art of tapestry.

Stage 43 starts 2013 with a whodunnit

While most people were bustling about for Christmas parties last season, Angela Bell was busy on the entertainment front, too. Only she was preparing for dozens of shows - with dozens of cast and crew members - in two cities.

En Espanol

A movie about a South American immigrant living in Spain and caring for a terminally sick man is the Port Moody Film Society's featured flick for the month.

Pitre cancels ECC show

A popular stage actress who was due to appear in Coquitlam next month has cancelled her show.

What's up for 2013? Here's an arts preview

An inaugural garden with art tour, the first Port Moody Youth Arts Fest and milestone anniversaries for Place des Arts, Stage 43 Theatrical Society and the Coquitlam District Music Festival.

ARTS IN BRIEF: Open casting call, library artwork

Kids aged five to 15 are invited to audition for a school touring production put on by a Coquitlam theatrical company. Theatrix will host an open casting call for Flat Stanley Jr.

Gypsy jazz, salsa and rock for New Year's Eve

Toes will be tapping and hips will swaying for two shows at Coquitlam's Evergreen Cultural Centre on New Year's Eve. The Dec. 31 events both start at 8 p.m.