What's up in New West? New arts listings Nov. 14

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Unity (1918), presented by students of the Douglas College theatre and stagecraft departments, onstage at the Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre, Douglas College, 700 Royal Ave. Tickets $8 to $12, buy through ticketsnw.ca or 604-521-5050.

 

 

To Saturday, November 15

The Marvelous Wonderettes, presented by Footlight Theatre in the James Cowan Theatre at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, with 8 p.m. shows Nov. 6 through 8 and 13 through 15, plus 2 p.m. matinees on Nov. 8, 9 and 15. Tickets $25, buy through tickets.shadboltcentre.com or 604-205-3000.

 

To Friday, November 21

Momentum Youth Arts Festival, presents a full festival of the arts, including comedy with The Fictionals on Nov. 20, visual arts exhibition, showcase concert on Nov. 15, series of workshops throughout the festival and more. Check out www.momentumyouthartsmovement.com or www.facebook.com/MomentumYouthArtsMovement.

 

To Saturday, November 22

Struggling Towards Utopia, paintings by P. Thomas Wood, at the Arts Council of New Westminster Gallery, Centennial Lodge, Queen's Park, open Tuesday to Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Info: www.artscouncilnewwest.org or 604-525-3244.

 

To Saturday, November 29

Discovery: A slice of diversity, a contemporary art exhibition featuring the work of Ismaili Muslim female artists, at the Burnaby Arts Council's Deer Lake Gallery, 6584 Deer Lake Ave. Opening reception Nov. 8, 2 to 4 p.m. Gallery open Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Info: www.burnabyartscouncil.org.

 

To December 7

Ben Frey, a Burnaby Art Gallery outreach exhibition at the Bob Prittie (Metrotown) branch of Burnaby Public Library, 6100 Willingdon Ave. Info: www.burnabyartgallery.ca.

 

To December 8

Vivienne Kubik: Works From the Malaspina Printshop, a Burnaby Art Gallery outreach exhibition at the McGill branch of Burnaby Public Library, 4595 Albert St. Info: www.burnabyartgallery.ca.

 

 

To January 4

Kip Fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa, a photography exhibition exploring the question of multiracial identity, at the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, 6688 Southoaks Cres., www.nikkeiplace.org, 604-777-7000.

 

 

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Saturday, November 15

The Poetry Wars, a poetry study group led by Carol Shillibeer, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Bookstore, 43 Sixth St., www.rclas.com.

Book launch, by Silver Bow Publishing, presenting the Royal City Poets Anthology 2014, with poetry readings by contributors and an open mike session, hosted by Candice James, Janet Kvammen, Kyle McKillop, 1 to 4 p.m. at the Heritage Grill backroom, 447 Columbia St.

 

Sunday, November 16

Poetic Justice, 3 to 5 p.m. in the back room at the Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia St., with featured poets and open mike. Info and schedule: www.poeticjustice.ca.

Music at Queens concert series presents On the Rise, featuring mezzo-soprano Jessica DeGaust, cellist Daniel Chung, soprano Michelle D. Herrewynen and guitarist Calvin Dool, 7:30 p.m. at Queens Avenue United Church, 529 Queens Ave. Tickets are www.queensavenue.org , at the church office or call 604-522-1606.

Clef Society of Burnaby, holds its final recital, 2 p.m. at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, featuring students of the Broadway and Markham music studio of North Vancouver, with wind-up party to follow.

 

Tuesday, November 18

Spoken Ink, an author reading an open mike night presented by the Burnaby Writers' Society at La Fontana Caffe, 101-3701 Hastings St., Burnaby, with open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. and reading at 8 p.m. Featured authors: Eileen Kernaghan and Ruth Kozak. Info: www.burnabywritersnews.blogspot.com or bwscafe@gmail.com.

 

Wednesday, November 19 to Saturday, November 22

Camino Al Tepeyac, the opening performance in the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts' Sole Series, 8 p.m. nightly, tickets $15 to $35, call 604-205-3000 or see tickets.shadboltcentre.com.

Book launch, for Guy Allen's new novel, Sun City, 7 to 9 p.m. at Renaissance Books, 43 Sixth St., New Westminster.

 

Thursday, November 20

Opening reception, for All is Unmentionable, Up in the Air, an exhibiton of work by Eli Bornowsky, at Burnaby Art Gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Ave. 7 to 9 p.m. Info: 604-297-4422 or www.burnabyartgallery.ca. Also underway: pre-sale event for Burnaby Art Gallery fundraising sale, with 15 per cent off work in the gallery's art rental and sale collection.

 

 

Thursday, November 20 to Saturday, November 22

Just Broadway!, the premier production at the new Anvil Centre theatre, 777 Columbia St., featuring Steve Maddock, Racy Neff and Jennifer Hayes, directed by James Bryson, with 8 p.m. evening shows, plus 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday. Tickets $30 each. See www.jamesproductions.ca for details.

 

Friday, November 21

Fun, Food and Fitness, a comedic production presented by Golden Age Theatre, directed by Margo Prentice, 7:30 p.m. at Century House, 620 Eighth St. Tickets $8 members, $10 non-mbmers, 604-519-1066.

The Art of Collecting, a panel discussion at Burnaby Art Gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Ave. 7 to 9 p.m., as part of pre-sale events for the gallery's art sale fundraiser. Info: www.burnabyartgallery.ca.

 

Firday, November 21 to Sunday, November 23

43rd annual Deer Lake Craft Festival, presented by the Burnaby Arts Council at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, featuring more than 50 artisans, plus live entertainment, raffle, door prizes and more. Runs Friday 2 to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: www.burnabyartscouncil.org.

 

 

Friday, November 21 to Sunday, January 18

All is Unmentionable, Up in the Air, an exhibition of work by Eli Bornowsky, at Burnaby Art Gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Ave. Open Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. By donation (suggested donation $5).

Info: 604-297-4422 or www.burnabyartgallery.ca.

 

 

Saturday, November 22

Fun, Food and Fitness, a comedic production presented by Golden Age Theatre, directed by Margo Prentice, 1:30 p.m. at Century House, 620 Eighth St. Tickets $8 members, $10 non-mbmers, 604-519-1066.

Burnaby Art Gallery, art sale and fundraiser, noon to 5 p.m. at Burnaby Art Gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Ave., including original artists' works from Malaspina Printmakers, Joyce Williams Gallery and Charles van Sandwyk, plus silent auction. All proceeds to the gallery's new acquisition fund. Info: www.burnabyartgallery.ca.

 

 

Sunday, November 23

Poetic Justice, 3 to 5 p.m. in the back room at the Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia St., with featured poets and open mike. Info and schedule: www.poeticjustice.ca.

Christmas art and craft fair, hosted by Artists in the Boro at Queensborough Community Centre's Poplar Island Room, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with jewelry, paintings, yarn creations, original cards and much more.

 

Monday, November 24

The Railway Man, screens at Massey Theatre, 735 Eighth Ave., as part of Last Mondays at the Movies, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $9, buy at the door or see www.artscouncilnewwest.org for more details.

 

Tuesday, November 25

Burnaby Artists Guild, pop-up sale of original small artwork, including art cards, fridge magnets and unframed art, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Room 106 at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Ave., free admission and free parking. Info: www.burnabyartistsguild.com.

 

Saturday, November 29

Chez Nous: Christmas With Elektra, presented by the Elektra Women's Choir, along with A Touch of Brass and the Eric Hamber Women's Chorale, 2 p.m. at Queens Avenue United Church, 529 Queens Ave., $28 regular, $22 seniors, $15 students. See www.elektra.ca for more details.

 

Sunday, November 30

Poetic Justice, 3 to 5 p.m. in the back room at the Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia St., with featured poets and open mike. Info and schedule: www.poeticjustice.ca

Burnaby Lyric Opera, Christmas concert and bake sale, with highlights from George Bizet's Les Pecheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers), 3 p.m. at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, 6450 Deer Lake Ave., $15. Call 604-205-3000 for tickets, or see www.burnabylyricopera.org for more.

 

Wednesday, December 3 to Saturday, December 20

Christmas Belles, presented by the Vagabond Players in the Bernie Legge Theatre, Queen's Park, with shows Wednesday to Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets $15, or $13 for students and seniors, with $10 previews on Dec. 3, 4 and 5. Reserve at 604-521-0412 or email reservations@vagabondplayers.ca

 

Sunday, December 7

17th annual Carols and Bells, with English handbell music and carol singing, $20 regular, $15 seniors/students, $10 children, at Queens Avenue United Church, 529 Queens Ave., 604-522-1606.

In the BAG Family Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. at Burnaby Art Gallery, with free, hands-on studio activity in connection with the current Eli Bornowsky exhibition. For all ages. At the gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Ave. Info: 604-297-4422, www.burnabyartgallery.ca.

 

 

Saturday, December 13

Scrooge: a dramatic reading with music, with script by Orson Welles' based on Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol, featuring David Adams, Duncan Ollerenshaw, Sanders Whiting and others, $20 regular, $15 seniors/students, $10 children, at Queens Avenue United Church, 529 Queens Ave., 604-522-1606.

 

 

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ONGOING

A Novel Idea, a contest for teen writers offered by the Burnaby Public Library. Writers are challenged to enter the first chapter of their original novel, in recognition of National Novel Writing Month. Contest open Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, for teens in grades 8 through 12. Full guidelines online at www.bpl.bc.ca/node/10488.

Newcomers' Choir, meets Saturdays from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in multipurpose room 2 at Edmonds  Community Centre, 7433 Edmonds St., Burnaby. For all who want to improve their language or singing skills, or both. Info: www.MIUSc.ca.

Songwriter open mike nights, every Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Heritage Grill backroom, 447 Columbia St., New West. Write it, bring it, sing it - share your own work or just turn out to listen and support local talent. Info: 778-714-1772.

Enjoy singing? Burnaby Hospital Choir is looking for sopranos and altos to sing light, varied music. Rehearsals Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m .at the hospital. Call 604-434-9737 or 604-202-7748.

Burnaby International Folk Dancers, meet every Tuesday night from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Charles Rummel Centre, 3630 Lozells, Burnaby. Learn folk dances from around the world in a friendly club environment. New dances taught every night; all levels, welcome, no partner needed, drop-ins welcome. Info: 604-436-9475.

 

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