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PEAK bands rise to charity challenge

The Matinée and Redgy Blackout are in the same boat.

Hitting the dance floor for hospice

The general sales manager of Port Coquitlam's Metro Ford Motors is the first to admit he's stepping out of his comfort zone.

The arts scene for October

EXHIBITS Evergreen Cultural Centre: Kwikwetlem First Nation: Red Fish Up the River, until Nov. 5 Leigh Square Community Arts Village: Ilsoo Kyung MacLaurin and Tony Yin Tak Chu's Two Landscapes (mixed media), until Oct. 31.

Said The Whale wraps up arts fest

Tyler Bancroft insists it looks much worse than it is. The founder of the Vancouver-based indie rock band, Said The Whale, is referring to his group's touring schedule that's published online.

40 years for Forbes

When Roy Forbes thinks about his 40 years in the business as a prominent folk music singer and songwriter, the North Vancouver resident points to his fans for his longevity.

Kehoe walks Cash's line

In the moving, fact-based 2005 movie, actor Joaquin Phoenix walked the line mighty fine portraying late country music artist Johnny Cash. Now, Gary Kehoe is towing it.

Art 4 U at PM arts fest

The 14th annual Port Moody Festival of the Arts wraps up Sunday. Here's what's happening until then: Thursday: LOL Comedy Night, 7:30 p.m., Inlet Theatre Friday: Artist in residence J Peachy, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Ha ha: Toastmasters' hosts funny speech contest

The Coquitlam and Port Moody Toastmasters clubs will host a humorous speech and table topics competition on Monday. The Oct. 3 event at the Kyle Centre (125 Kyle St., Port Moody), at 6:30 p.m.

IN BRIEF: Artist in residence for Peachy, brass staff at PdA

A Tri-City painter has been named the artist-in-residence for the Burrard Inlet Marine Enhancement Society, which operates the Mossom Creek Hatchery in Port Moody.

Dance in a Wormhole

About a decade ago, Port Moody-based dance instructor, performer and choreographer Cori Caulfield wondered aloud what was missing in contemporary dance performances.
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