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Riverview nurses 'cut loose' off hours, new Coquitlam exhibit shows

Riverview nurses 'cut loose' off hours, new Coquitlam exhibit shows

An Ode to A Nurse in Training: School Life for a Student Psychiatric Nurse, offers the flip side to the Riverview nurses’ daily grind.
Photomotion goes digital, offers slideshow for free

Photomotion goes digital, offers slideshow for free

Photographers won’t be able to gather at Port Moody’s Inlet Theatre this year for Photomotion.
Artist's 'brain' on show in Toronto for research fundraiser

Artist's 'brain' on show in Toronto for research fundraiser

A former fine arts instructor with the city of Coquitlam now has her “brain sculpture” in a national show to highlight Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Piano power couple to play two recitals in Coquitlam

Piano power couple to play two recitals in Coquitlam

Internationally acclaimed piano duo Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann are back at the Evergreen Cultural Centre for their first shows of the season in Coquitlam.
Draw your dog, cat with this Coquitlam school teacher

Draw your dog, cat with this Coquitlam school teacher

Kirk Deutschmann’s video is up on Art Focus Artists Association website until Nov. 25.
Former Coquitlam resident up for CBC Poetry Prize

Former Coquitlam resident up for CBC Poetry Prize

Yilin Wang, who now calls Vancouver home, is nominated for her work titled A Sichuan Diaspora Daughter's Kitchen.
Port Moody theatre troupe nets Metro cash

Port Moody theatre troupe nets Metro cash

A Port Moody theatre society that aims to educate kids about the environment is the only Tri-City group to get a cultural grant in Metro Vancouver’s latest round of handouts.
Port Moody author turned to ghost stories to escape crime-ridden childhood

Port Moody author turned to ghost stories to escape crime-ridden childhood

The 46-year-old author, originally from Mexico City, just published his first English-language collection of 13 spooky short stories. Titled Voices from the Dead, they’re ready just in time for Halloween.
Former Coquitlam resident wins nonfiction writing prize

Former Coquitlam resident wins nonfiction writing prize

Poh’s personal essay retraces his childhood as a son of immigrant parents, and how the smell of thrift stores and second-hand clothes have left lingering memories of bullying and racism.
Coquitlam reimagines popular arts festival to deal with COVID-19

Coquitlam reimagines popular arts festival to deal with COVID-19

Kaleidoscope Arts Festival offers small group programs in local neighbourhoods, an LED Cirque performance and more but you have to pre-register