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Seventh exhibit for students of master potter

Ren Shieh remembers the moment his life turned to pottery. He was working at Henderson Centre in Coquitlam when he happened to pass by Clay Junghong Kim's ceramic pieces.

Folk singer at ECC

Canadian folk and roots singer/songwriter James Keelaghan will entertain at Coquitlam's Evergreen Cultural Centre this Sunday. The Winnipeg-based performer will play at 8 p.m.

Prism shines for Spike fundraiser

A Canadian band from the 1970s and 80s will rock Port Moody's Inlet Theatre this Saturday to raise money for the upcoming Golden Spike Days Festival.

An afternoon with ArtWalk

Maria Marcinek may take days - or even weeks - looking over nature pictures she and her husband snapped while hiking around the Tri-Cities or other Metro Vancouver parks, and making sketches from them.

World peace through song

Coquitlam's James Khoo believes everybody could use some 'Love, Peace and Harmony' in a world persistently being torn up emotionally by political strife, war rage and natural disasters. An he has an idea how to achieve it: Sing.

ArtWalk work at PMPL this month

Tri-City artists featured in the upcoming ArtsConnect ArtWalk will have some of their pieces on display at the Port Moody Public Library this month.

Irish dancer is off to the Emerald Isle for Worlds

Even as a toddler, Jessica Arthur knew what she wanted. And her sister was the first to see her younger sibling's determination: at 18 months old, Arthur was glued to the television set when the Irish dancers in Riverdance performed.

Funny Business filmed in Belcarra

Six shorts filmed last month as part of a movie challenge will be screened on Saturday at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver.

The arts scene for April

EXHIBITS Evergreen Cultural Centre: Mappa by Bettina Matzkuhn, April 1 to June 3. Leigh Square Community Arts Village: Metamorphosis by Chris Dobranski, David New Small, Roger Bryant, Danny Jay and Warren Walker, April 14 to May 15.

Fox's biggest show yet

Dan Tilsley's eyes light up as he studies a rehearsal for Jesus Christ Superstar at Terry Fox secondary, where he's been the drama coach at the Port Coquitlam high school for the last seven years.