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New West actor brings Shakespeare to virtual life

New West actor brings Shakespeare to virtual life

Theresa Cowley, an NWSS grad, was one of 12 young actors from across Canada who took part in Riotous Youth with Bard on the Beach this past summer
Mushtari Begum Festival returns to Massey Theatre stage

Mushtari Begum Festival returns to Massey Theatre stage

After COVID-19 brought live performance to a halt in March, it looked like this year's annual celebration of Indian classical music and dance would be cancelled. But its producers and the theatre found a way to make it happen.
New West, Burnaby venues going red for Light Up Live

New West, Burnaby venues going red for Light Up Live

Grassroots coast-to-coast movement will see venues and other buildings and landmarks lighting up in red to raise awareness of the live event industry and its struggles to stay afloat through COVID-19
Van Dop Gallery holds pop-up show at 100 Braid Street

Van Dop Gallery holds pop-up show at 100 Braid Street

Art lovers, rejoice. Van Dop Gallery is hosting a pop-up art show and sale this weekend at 100 Braid Street Studios – and everyone’s welcome to book a time to drop by.
Massey Theatre set to welcome New West audiences again

Massey Theatre set to welcome New West audiences again

Pandemonium: A Summer 2020 Residencies Showcase marks the first live show in the theatre in the COVID-19 era on Sunday, Aug. 30
B.C. Culture Days returns to New West this fall

B.C. Culture Days returns to New West this fall

The 11th annual celebration of arts and culture will run from Sept. 25 to Oct. 25 with both in-person and virtual events
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.