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To be or not to be

Tri-City students in Grades 6 to 8 can study the prose of William Shakespeare over the School District 43 two-week spring break next month.

Gala dinner, dance for Gleneagle bands

Sam Naso, Jaquie Bolster, Ashton Louie and Kyle Araki are among the senior band students from Gleneagle secondary who are off to Cuba next month to deliver instruments and personal supplies to music students in Mantanzas.

Wearable arts shows in PoMo this weekend

Models dressed in feathers, magazine pages and plastic bags will strut down the catwalk this weekend for the Wearable Arts competition in Port Moody.

All a-chit chat over Pecha Kucha Vol. 2

A digital artist. A yoga therapist. A 12-year-old filmmaker.

The Shirleys team up with Coastal youth

The Shirleys will take to the Evergreen Cultural Centre stage this Saturday with a young group well-known to Tri-City audiences: the Coastal Sound Youth Choir.

Arts blitz for Pro-D

Kindergarten to Grade 5 students can learn about clay, make a kite and knit a scarf in one of the many classes offered at Coquitlam's Place des Arts this Friday, a Pro-D Day. The theme for this year's Day of the Arts, which runs from 8:45 a.m.

Felice sings love songs for Valentine's concert

The Felice Women's Choir takes the Terry Fox Theatre stage this weekend to continue the city of Port Coquitlam's 12th annual Sunday coffee concert series.

Art takes 'root' at Leigh

The Blackberry Artists' Society takes stock of Mother Earth in a new exhibit this month at Port Coquitlam's Leigh Square Community Arts Village.

Stillness, in a disposable world

Anything of quality has a story, be it a set of old luggage, recipes or a film camera. And what the next generation does with these heirlooms says a lot about the value system that's passed down.

The Ring in sixth place

An amateur filmmaker from Port Coquitlam recently made it to the top 10 in the Virgin Radio 95.3 Fake Film Festival. Frank Sandrin's work, The Ring in 60 Seconds, earned sixth place last Friday in a competition that saw 191 entries.