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Artists invited to submit work for New West Portraits show

Artists invited to submit work for New West Portraits show

The Anvil Centre Community Art Gallery is planning the exhibition to relaunch the gallery space this fall
Gurpreet Goes to Gurdwara offers diversity in children's literature

Gurpreet Goes to Gurdwara offers diversity in children's literature

Harman Pandher knows what it’s like to be a kid growing up in Canada and never being able to find a book that reflects your own experience.
New West filmmaker earns People's Choice nod in global competition

New West filmmaker earns People's Choice nod in global competition

A New Westminster filmmaker emerged a winner from a recent international film competition. Erin Parks earned herself a People’s Choice award in the 2020 Musicbed Reopen Challenge.
Last Mondays at the Movies won't return to New West until 2021

Last Mondays at the Movies won't return to New West until 2021

New Westminster’s moviegoers will have to wait awhile longer to enjoy Last Mondays at the Movies again.
Quayside Voices hosts 'dinner and a show' in New West

Quayside Voices hosts 'dinner and a show' in New West

The a cappella quintet is inviting everyone to grab some food from their favourite local eatery and enjoy a livestreamed concert on Aug. 22
New West author celebrates release of eighth novel

New West author celebrates release of eighth novel

What does an author do in isolation? For New Westminster mystery writer Winona Kent, the answer was obvious: write, of course. Kent is marking the publication of her eighth novel, Lost Time , set for release on Aug. 31.
New West's Vagabond Players up for community theatre awards

New West's Vagabond Players up for community theatre awards

The Vagabond Players earned itself a slew of nominations in this year’s Community Theatre Coalition Awards.
Hey, New West, live performance is back at Plaskett Gallery

Hey, New West, live performance is back at Plaskett Gallery

NOTE: This story was updated Aug. 12 with a new date for the final performance. The Plaskett Gallery at Massey Theatre is inviting people in to enjoy some music with their art.
New West teens invited to enjoy Art in the Park

New West teens invited to enjoy Art in the Park

If you’re a teenager who’s been itching to get out and do something fun again, this one’s for you. The Arts Council of New Westminster is offering up a new Art in the Park workshop series from Aug. 10 to 14.
New West art project showcases hope in a time of COVID-19

New West art project showcases hope in a time of COVID-19

Visitors can check out the new works by the Garden Gals in the windows of the Anvil Centre, along Columbia Street, from Aug. 10 to 27