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What's up in New West? New arts listings Feb. 13

What's up in New West? New arts listings Feb. 13

ON NOW: To Sunday, February 16 Out of a Dream, a Rodgers and Hammerstein revue presented by New Westminster's own Patrick Street Productions, at the York Theatre, 639 Commercial Dr., Vancouver. Tickets from $19.
Art, history meet in new exhibition

Art, history meet in new exhibition

Katherine Freund-Hainsworth is delving into history through art. Freund-Hainsworth is the featured artist at the New Westminster Public Library's reference gallery this month, with an art exhibition inspired by B.C. Heritage Week.
State of the arts, Part 2: Community key to success

State of the arts, Part 2: Community key to success

Reporter Julie MacLellan continues her three-part look at New Westminster's theatre scene
Out of a Dream offers Valentine's treat

Out of a Dream offers Valentine's treat

Musical theatre lovers still have a few more chances to experience the magic of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Patrick Street Productions' Out of a Dream, a Rodgers and Hammerstein revue, is onstage at the York Theatre on Commercial Drive until Feb. 16.
State of the arts: Value is key for local theatre groups

State of the arts: Value is key for local theatre groups

Affordability + quality = value. It's a pretty simple equation, really. And all four local theatre groups who talked to The Record about the state of local theatre agreed that equation is key to success in a competitive entertainment market.
State of the arts: Who's who in Royal City theatre

State of the arts: Who's who in Royal City theatre

* Vagabond Players: Officially formed in 1937, the Vagabond Players grew out of the Unity Club at St. Aidan's Church. The community theatre group stages five-play seasons each year at the Bernie Legge Theatre - its headquarters in Queen's Park.
State of the arts, Part 1: The dreamers behind the curtain

State of the arts, Part 1: The dreamers behind the curtain

Reporter Julie MacLellan takes a closer look at the state of local theatre in the first of a three-part series
State of the arts: Theatre in the Royal City

State of the arts: Theatre in the Royal City

Reporter Julie MacLellan takes a closer look at how local theatre groups are surviving - and thriving - in a challenging economic climate, in a special three-part series starting today
Poetry Wars study group starts in New West

Poetry Wars study group starts in New West

Think poetry is all daffodils and clouds and sparkling waves? Think again. Anyone wanting to dive deeply into the world of poetry is invited to take part in a new study group, The Poetry Wars.
Young pianists heading to Carnegie Hall

Young pianists heading to Carnegie Hall

Students from the Donna Fishwick Piano Ensemble have earned their way to the Carnegie Hall stage. The students won the opportunity after auditions for the Crescendo International Piano Competition held in December in Vancouver.