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Co. ERASGA brings 20th anniversary Offering to New West

Co. ERASGA brings 20th anniversary Offering to New West

Co. ERASGA is celebrating its 20 th anniversary season with the world premiere of a new work, onstage in New Westminster. The acclaimed dance company will be at Anvil Centre on Nov. 28 and 29 for both live and livestreamed audiences.
Comedy Makes Impact fundraiser comes to New West club

Comedy Makes Impact fundraiser comes to New West club

Rick Bronson's House of Comedy is hosting the special fundraiser by Laugh Wild Comedy, with proceeds to the global non-profit We Make Impact
Royal City Literary Arts Society names longlist for Canadian poetry award

Royal City Literary Arts Society names longlist for Canadian poetry award

Ten books of poetry are in the running for the seventh annual Fred Cogswell Award. The Royal City Literary Arts Society has named its longlist for the 2020 Fred Cogswell Award For Excellence in Poetry.
Julius Caesar reimagined as a radio play for New West production

Julius Caesar reimagined as a radio play for New West production

Douglas College students will take Shakespeare's play to the virtual world with two livestreamed Zoom productions
New West, Burnaby artists part of Eastside Culture Crawl

New West, Burnaby artists part of Eastside Culture Crawl

The COVID-19 pandemic can't stop the 24th annual Culture Crawl, which runs over two weekends Nov. 12 to 15 and Nov. 19 to 22
Vancouver Chamber Music series returns to New West's Anvil Centre

Vancouver Chamber Music series returns to New West's Anvil Centre

The Vancouver Chamber Music Society is bringing live music back to the Anvil Centre Theatre. The society’s concert series is returning for 2020, with COVID-19 protocols in place – including capping audiences at 50 people. This weekend – Sunday, Nov.
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