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Sound of Dragon Festival celebrates Chinese music

Sound of Dragon Festival celebrates Chinese music

New Westminster Symphony conductor among the featured artists in first festival
LitFest draws word lovers to New West

LitFest draws word lovers to New West

Lovers of the written word gathered in New West on the weekend for LitFest New West. The celebration kicked off Friday night with an opening reception featuring comedy duo Linda Cullen and Bob Robertson of Double Exposure.
VanDeca carves out a choral niche

VanDeca carves out a choral niche

12-voice self-directed ensemble says the sky's the limit for its future
Lively City: NWSS drama, choral delights and more

Lively City: NWSS drama, choral delights and more

Love theatre? Just a reminder of a play next week that's bound to be the best value in town. You can see Neil Simon's Rumors by donation (minimum donation of $5 is suggested), this week in the drama room at New Westminster Secondary School.
Led Zeppelin in New West? Well, almost

Led Zeppelin in New West? Well, almost

Led Zepagain takes to the stage at Massey Theatre May 4
What's up in New West? New arts listings April 24

What's up in New West? New arts listings April 24

ON NOW To Wednesday, April 30 YA Write!, the Burnaby Public Library's annual teen writing contest, invites submissions of short stories from young writers in two categories: younger teens (grades 8 and 9) and older teens (grades 10 to 12).
LitFest New West returns this weekend

LitFest New West returns this weekend

It's a celebration of all things word-related - and it's all happening in New Westminster this weekend. The Arts Council of New Westminster is presenting LitFest New West 2014. The fun kicks off on Friday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Lively City: Big bands, ballet tribute, Art Squared and more

Lively City: Big bands, ballet tribute, Art Squared and more

It's a Big Band Big Bang, and it's happening right here this weekend. Two big bands are joining forces for a special fundraising concert this Sunday evening at the Columbia Theatre.
New West artist opens doors for solo show

New West artist opens doors for solo show

A self-described "blue-collar artist" from New Westminster is throwing open his studio doors this weekend for a show.
New West actors onstage in romantic comedy

New West actors onstage in romantic comedy

Three New Westminster residents are part of the fun as a quirky romantic comedy takes to the stage in Coquitlam.