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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.

Heart strings for Valentine's

Expect more than classical music tugging at your heart strings for the Valentine's concert at Evergreen Cultural Centre this Saturday.

February arts listings

EXHIBITS Evergreen Cultural Centre: Artwork of SD43 Grade 12 students, Emerging Talent XIV, Jan. 21 to Feb. 19.; Those Who Can, Teach!, painting, photography, ceramics and mixed media works by art teachers and alumni of SD43, Feb. 25 to March 26.

ArtWalk registration deadline nearing

Tri-City artists wanting to take part in the 12th annual ArtWalk have until Feb. 16 to register. ArtsConnect will host the event on April 16 and 17.

Coquitlam event guide now available

Looking for something to do? Pick up the new 2011 Coquitlam Event Guide for a summary of activity listings this year.