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Helping hands

A recital to raise money for scholarships for advanced piano students in the Tri-Cities will be held at Coquitlam's Evergreen Cultural Centre. Yarilo Music Society is hosting the concert, called Students Helping Students, on Sunday at 7 p.m.

Opera stars of tomorrow

Young opera stars will belt out an original work next week at Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox Theatre.

Pianist wins $20k scholarship

Second installment in the Bright Young Things summer series, featuring graduating students who are pursuing careers in the performing or visual arts.

Midsummer FĂȘte on Sunday at Colony Farm park

Coquitlam's Colony Farm Regional Park will become the stage for A Midsummer FĂȘte this Sunday - an event featuring storytelling, music, art installations, a labyrinth, tea party and roving characters in a modern take on the traditional English summer

One-act play fest in fifth year

The SHIFT 1-Act Festival starts tomorrow (Thursday) at Port Moody's Inlet Theatre, with 10 short plays being presented over three days.

Coquitlam's Tyler Shaw wins MuchMusic covers contest

A few months ago Tyler Shaw was one of 1,300 people to submit an entry to the MuchMusic Covers Contest 2012. After Sunday night, he is the last performer standing.

PdA students in dance recital

Young ballet, jazz and hip hop dance students at Coquitlam's Place des Arts will be in the spotlight on Sunday for the facility's year-end dance recital.

Two art exhibits for duo

The drawings of fellow Emily Carr University graduates Tony Chu and Angela Gooliaff are now on display at two Tri-City art galleries.

Alexis has fans around the world

Today, The Tri-City News returns with its summer series called Bright Young Things that focuses on graduating students who plan to pursue careers in the performing or visual arts. Bailey Alexis has many "likes" around the world.

First show for PdA's Next Stage

O n a perfectly grey evening, eight boisterous teens suited up in costume to practice scenes from an adaptation of The Inspector General , a 19th century Russian play written by Nikolai Gogol.