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Arts listings for July

EXHIBITS Evergreen Cultural Centre: Until Sept. 3, Robert Young's Lacunarian Picturing, a retrospective from 1977 to the present with works in oil, watercolour gouache, egg tempera and acrylic.

Theatrix cuts Footloose at ECC

You can excuse Nick Weber if he seems a bit hurried these days.

Author of Maillardville book up for GG award

A teacher at Coquitlam's former Millside elementary school is up for a Governor General's Award for her book about Maillardville.

The colourful and curious at PMAC

Three years ago, Coquitlam artist Rose Eysmond painted a portrait of herself, looking in the mirror, in front of a dressing table.

LeCounte ends her teaching career

As a preschooler living in Finchley, London, Helen LeCounte would ride the upper level of the double-decker bus and see the ballerinas practice in their second-storey studios.

"Sun" CD release

The Rock School teacher at Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox secondary will release the CD he and his Mud Dog bandmate recorded while at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tenn., earlier this year.

Chimps, dogs for art display

Port Moody artist Silvina Lanusse was painting portraits of children about a year back when she happened to pick up a photo of a chimpanzee. She noticed the animal's facial expressions were similar to the kids she was interpreting on canvas.

School mural up

Coquitlam artist Susan Jessop last month unveiled a tile mosaic at Coquitlam River elementary that she pieced together with students.

Catch an outdoor movie - or two - this summer

Families and movie lovers looking for some free entertainment this summer can bring lawn chairs, blankets and bug spray to watch one of several outdoor flicks in the Tri-Cities. FreshAirCinema is partnering with a number of B.C.

Jazz musicians sizzle on the ECC Grill; Yarilo ends series

Two jazz musicians will be served up Saturday at the second show of the Evergreen Cultural Centre's Music on the Grill series.
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