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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.

Summer sounds from the parks

Music will be flowing from Port Coquitlam and Port Moody parks and squares this summer.

Get 'art' and about

About 75 watercolour, acrylic and oil paintings - as well as photos - will be up for sale next weekend as part of the Coquitlam Art Club's annual summer show.

Improv camps in PoCo this summer

Space is still available for youth and teens wanting to hone their improv skills this summer. Port Coquitlam's Second Storey Theatre (201-2550 Shaughnessy St.) is running its weeklong camps for young people, ages nine to 16.

Fish & Bird on Water Stage for July 1

Rock 'n roll, country, folk, children's and multicultural music will be among the genres heard at Sunday's Canada Day party at Town Centre Park in Coquitlam.