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How can the arts help us change the conversation on poverty, homelessness?

How can the arts help us change the conversation on poverty, homelessness?

The third part of a three-part public discussion series, delayed by COVID in March, is coming in virtual format this month
New West woman remembered in film screening on Transgender Day of Remembrance

New West woman remembered in film screening on Transgender Day of Remembrance

A film that pays tribute to the life and legacy of January Lapuz will be screened to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
It's Last Call for New West's 100 Braid Street Studios this weekend

It's Last Call for New West's 100 Braid Street Studios this weekend

It’s the end of an era for New Westminster’s arts community – but it’s not the end of the art. 100 Braid Street Studios, the art studio, gallery and event venue housed in the historic B.C.
New West's Massey Theatre is leading the way out of the COVID-19 darkness

New West's Massey Theatre is leading the way out of the COVID-19 darkness

A partnership with the Feldman Agency is bringing top Canadian artists to the stage this fall - and singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk couldn't be happier to be touring again
New West artist talk focuses on digital economy and fair redistribution of wealth

New West artist talk focuses on digital economy and fair redistribution of wealth

A virtual artist talk and panel discussion is shining a spotlight on the digital economy and the redistribution of wealth.
Check out these fall reads for a timely pandemic diversion

Check out these fall reads for a timely pandemic diversion

It’s not too early to start looking for good gift books for fall birthdays or Christmas. Currently, there’s a local batch that’s just the ticket for timely diversions in our troubled times.
New Westminster New Media Gallery is open again

New Westminster New Media Gallery is open again

The New Media Gallery is open again. The gallery, on the third floor at Anvil Centre, had just opened its new Currency exhibition in March when COVID-19 closed everything down. The exhibition is now open again for limited in-person visits.
New West FilmFest goes virtual in the face of COVID-19

New West FilmFest goes virtual in the face of COVID-19

Of all the changes brought about by COVID-19, Craig Hopkins probably misses movie-going the most. “My wife and I always go to Landmark Cinemas in New West. That’s our either Saturday or Sunday; we always go, sometimes for a double feature,” he said.
New West art lovers invited to Van Dop Gallery

New West art lovers invited to Van Dop Gallery

Van Dop Gallery is inviting New Westminster art lovers to experience an exhibition of work by Leanne M. Christie.
Gallery at Queen's Park welcomes New West visitors again

Gallery at Queen's Park welcomes New West visitors again

The Gallery at Queen’s Park is welcoming visitors once again. The Arts Council of New Westminster gallery is currently showing works from the arts council’s permanent collection in a variety of styles and mediums.