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Two writing events in March for Tri-City scribes

Two writing events in March for Tri-City scribes

Tri-City scribes can look forward to two literary events next month — one of which is now calling for writers to present their pages.
Skookum! PoCo Heritage delves into Chinook Jargon for history week

Skookum! PoCo Heritage delves into Chinook Jargon for history week

A linguist who studies Chinook Jargon will speak about the Pacific Northwest’s “historic language” during a PoCo Heritage event on Thursday night.
Royalty, dragons in new medieval romance by Coquitlam author

Royalty, dragons in new medieval romance by Coquitlam author

Coquitlam writer Paul Hatton recently released his largest work to date, called Paladyne's Revenge.
How Coquitlam is sharing its past online

How Coquitlam is sharing its past online

Coquitlam archivist Emily Lonie spoke to council-in-committee on Feb. 8, 2021, about last year's activities and how the coronavirus pandemic impacted her team's digitization and preservation work.
'Second Jen' returns Sunday for Port Moody grad

'Second Jen' returns Sunday for Port Moody grad

Samantha Wan, a former Anmore resident, will see her T.V. show "Second Jen" run for its third season, starting on Feb. 14.
Artist 'pre-mourns' mother in new Coquitlam show

Artist 'pre-mourns' mother in new Coquitlam show

Artist Erika DeFreitas offers images on love of her mother, their cultural heritage and for other female trailblazers, in her new exhibit at the Art Gallery at Evergreen, in Coquitlam.
Coquitlam Heritage highlights Black History Month with new online show

Coquitlam Heritage highlights Black History Month with new online show

Coquitlam Heritage Society posts online exhibit during Black History Month.
How do you feel about public art in Port Moody?

How do you feel about public art in Port Moody?

Port Moody is surveying residents about the city's strategy for public art.
New West skater now with Cirque du Soleil lifts spirits with video

New West skater now with Cirque du Soleil lifts spirits with video

Former Coquitlam skater shares video to inspire artists around the world during the coronavirus pandemic, and to thank healthcare workers.
Pop-up bookstore in Coquitlam is the newest shop in Austin Heights

Pop-up bookstore in Coquitlam is the newest shop in Austin Heights

Coquitlam's Danica Sommerfeldt launched Coastal Books as a pop-up store on Dec. 4, in the Austin Heights neighbourhood.