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What's happening this weekend in New West? Our top picks for September 30 to October 2

What's happening this weekend in New West? Our top picks for September 30 to October 2

This weekend, celebrate Oktoberfest with a large stein of beer at a local brewery, and start prepping for Halloween!
Royal Canadian Theatre Company returns to New West stage

Royal Canadian Theatre Company returns to New West stage

Shake off the pandemic blues with the silly, spooky Ghost of a Chance.
This New West artist's works explore her Hispanic Heritage

This New West artist's works explore her Hispanic Heritage

Fiesta braids, Day of the Dead and El Salvador's National Bird Torogoze feature in New Westminster-based artist Clarissa Banos' artwork that reflects her Latin American roots. Meet the artist at a free ‘Art and Storytime’ series for children starting October.
New jazz music series premiering at Anvil Theatre in New West

New jazz music series premiering at Anvil Theatre in New West

A Juno-winning jazz musician has joined forces with Piva Modern Italian restaurant to put on new jazz music series – and to perform
New West welcomes back former arts council executive director in a new role

New West welcomes back former arts council executive director in a new role

Stephen O’Shea, former executive director of the Arts Council of New Westminster, has taken on a new role as program co-ordinator for the New Media Gallery.
Jacobean tragedy meets 1970s kung fu movies on Burnaby stage

Jacobean tragedy meets 1970s kung fu movies on Burnaby stage

Catch this action-packed comic romp at Shadbolt Centre to kick off its 2022/23 season.
Vagabond Players return to New Westminster stage

Vagabond Players return to New Westminster stage

Tickets are available now for Sherlock's Veiled Secret, running Oct. 6 to 22.
Photos: Fraser River as New West photographers see it

Photos: Fraser River as New West photographers see it

Fraser River continues to be a muse for the creatives. Find out how members of the New West Photography Club have captured the longest river in British Columbia through their lenses, at RiverFest 2022.
A new dance studio with movie nights and sleepovers opens in New West

A new dance studio with movie nights and sleepovers opens in New West

Trishya Perera, who has performed in international stages, and starred in a Netflix movie, is finally living her dream of running her own dance studio — which happens to be on New Westminster’s Agnes Street.
Queer artists of New West come together to explore their role in the fight for climate justice

Queer artists of New West come together to explore their role in the fight for climate justice

Arts Council of New Westminster artist in residence, Juno Avila-Clark (he/they), encourages the queer community to bring out their paint brushes and explore the solutions to climate justice through a workshop in Queens Park on Sept. 17.