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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
Port Moody man shows he can Sing On

Port Moody man shows he can Sing On

A Port Moody man with an ear for debate is proving he also has a voice for karaoke.
Port Moody pianist gets the Entertainment Tonight touch

Port Moody pianist gets the Entertainment Tonight touch

Few people get to meet their heroes, let alone get their phone number.
Ticket holders donate refunds to keep Coquitlam theatre going

Ticket holders donate refunds to keep Coquitlam theatre going

Evergreen Cultural Centre can plan now for fall knowing it's only lost half its revenue as COVID-19 dimmed the stage lights for months
Oh, What a unique way to present a play

Oh, What a unique way to present a play

Ensemble youth production will be presented online on YouTube beginning Friday
Coquitlam kitchen cooks up family tales in documentary project

Coquitlam kitchen cooks up family tales in documentary project

Vancouver filmmaker explores his heritage while cooking with his mom and grandmother
Port Moody playwright keeps theatre alive with take-out script

Port Moody playwright keeps theatre alive with take-out script

Work is one of four scripts in a special box set that are meant to be performed at home
Pandemic sparks ‘creative renaissance’

Pandemic sparks ‘creative renaissance’

Arts administrators hope people's passion for exploring their creative side will lead to increased interest in formal instruction
Young Port Coquitlam composers celebrate success

Young Port Coquitlam composers celebrate success

Several budding young composers from Port Coquitlam are celebrating their success at a recent international children’s competition.