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TC actors in VIFF

Four Tri-City residents will be performing in the Vancouver International Fringe Festival next month. Coquitlam's Dave Secunda will present In the Time of the Dream Warrior with his daughter, Joylyn.

Scottish wins for piper

A Coquitlam musician with the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band has returned home from Scottish competitions with three piping awards for his solo work.

Singer, 13, to perform at PM fest gala

Music, comedy and a teen dance are on the bill for next month's 15th annual Port Moody Festival of the Arts, running Sept. 20 to 30. Singers Cole Armour, 13, and Téa will be featured at the festival gala on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Art centres cross boundaries with waterways

Three major art centres in the Tri-Cities have joined forces to commission work on a common theme.

PoCo thespians at BC Seniors' Games

Port Coquitlam's Autumn Thespians - including, from left to right, Gayle Redfern, Bill Redfern and Pat Bader - will feature a comedy written by Phyllis Mohr at the BC Seniors' Games this week in Burnaby.

DragonDiva dials into NBC radio play

For DragonDiva Operatic Theatre's fifth anniversary production o f The Old Maid and the Thief - the first radio opera commissioned by NBC in 1939 - the cast and crew were each given a part to transcribe.

Bard for kids

A Shakespearean actor known for her New York theatre workshops for kids will bring her talent to the Tri-Cities this fall.

She dreams of haute couture, Paris

The miniature multimedia piece Yuliya Yaremenko clutches is a symbol for her life so far. Titled My Journey as an Artist, the work was a school project assigned by her art teacher, Judi Gardnner, at Port Moody secondary.

'Signature' dance on PNE stage

I f the music doesn't send chills down your spine, certainly the dancing will. To see Port Moody secondary's Ben Freemantle interpret the Leonard Cohen song Hallelujah in his YouTube video, one has to sit down to witness grace in motion.

Lots happening at Leigh Square this week

Farmers appreciation day is set for Thursday at Port Coquitlam Farmers Market. Join vendors at Leigh Square, where you can partake of fresh produce and check out works by local artists and artisans. Two days later, on Aug. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.