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Local Arts

Deadline extended for 'petite' show

Coquitlam's Place des Arts has extended its submissions deadline for an annual miniature exhibition, which starts next month. Artists now have until Sunday, Oct. 21 to enter their work into the Positively Petite show that happens Nov. 15 to Dec.

Road ends for Jen

Gleneagle secondary student Jennifer Gillis sang her farewell on Over the Rainbow after the 16-year-old Coquitlam teen was eliminated from the CBC reality show competition.

A salute to Studio D

Jenn Strom always wanted to work for the National Film Board.

Panto in the Valley

Three Tri-City actors are cast in an upcoming production for the Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Coquitlam's Joni Hayden-Summerton and Adrian Duncan as well as Nathan Piasecki of Port Moody are in Phantom of the Panto , which runs Nov.

Tips on how to get published

Learn about writing and how to get published at Port Moody Public Library's first interactive café, an event that coincides with Canadian Library Month.

Wetland webcast

A Belcarra student who makes films about the environment will co-host a one-hour live educational satellite broadcast on Wednesday.

Arts classes, improv theatre with a Halloween twist

Parents wanting to know what to do with their kids on Pro-D day next week can sign up their young monsters for a "spooktacular" camp in Coquitlam. On Oct. 19 from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Kitchen party. 1952. Newfie style

It's hard to predict what will happen next week at Impromptu: A Kitchen Party.


Sixteen-year-old Jennifer Gillis, a Grade 11 student at Coquitlam's Gleneagle secondary school, belted out Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious on Sunday for her Over the Rainbow audition.

Improv for kids

A theatre troupe in Port Coquitlam is offering comedy improv classes for kids and teens, starting this month. Jennifer Pielak and Graham Myers of Second Storey Theatre (201-2550 Shaughnessy St.