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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.

Young Tri-City dancers in Snowball Classic

A number of young Tri-City residents will sashay on to the dance floor this weekend for the 23rd annual SnowBall Classic in Vancouver.

Riverside rockers in Top 10 for teen contest

A Port Coquitlam band made up of Riverside secondary students is one of 10 finalists in B.C.'s Best Teen Band contest. Alternative rockers of All The Way were shortlisted by a group of music industry judges.

The Cat strikes Centennial stage

It's been quite a learning curve for Katie Everson, these past five months. Not only is it her first year teaching, it's also her first time directing a school play.

Becky's New Car makes a stop at ECC

During the run of Becky's New Car last spring, Deborah Williams was leaving the Granville Island Stage lobby and found herself consoling a young woman who had just seen the comedy. She was in tears.