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New West city council advocates for B.C.'s arts and culture sector

New West city council advocates for B.C.'s arts and culture sector

Councillors want the province to give arts and culture organizations a clear plan of how their industry will be allowed to return to operations in 2021
Royal City Literary Arts Society keeps word events alive through COVID-19

Royal City Literary Arts Society keeps word events alive through COVID-19

Tellers of Short Tales, writing workshops and Poetic Justice are all continuing in virtual format, and the Write On! contest is accepting entries until April 1
B.C. arts groups get money – but no change in ban on live events

B.C. arts groups get money – but no change in ban on live events

B.C. government announces $16 million in funding to help arts and culture groups, but Premier John Horgan says a ban on live events isn't going to change any time soon
MirNs opens at New Westminster's New Media Gallery

MirNs opens at New Westminster's New Media Gallery

Work by international artists offers an interactive, no-touch experience for visitors at the gallery at Anvil Centre
Gallery at Queen's Park features preschool artists in April

Gallery at Queen's Park features preschool artists in April

Queen's Park Parent Participation Preschool is hosting its annual show at the Arts Council of New Westminster's gallery from April 1 to 11
New West-Burnaby newsroom earns B.C. award nominations

New West-Burnaby newsroom earns B.C. award nominations

A Record piece about the Massey Theatre's emergence from the pandemic in October earned a finalist's nod for Arts & Culture Writing in this year's Ma Murray Awards. A virtual gala is set for April 29.
New children's book encourages acceptance of differences

New children's book encourages acceptance of differences

'The Littlest Dinosaur' by LGBTQ+ authors address bullying and how the different kid isn't scary.
You can watch a series of short plays today - from the comfort of home

You can watch a series of short plays today - from the comfort of home

Douglas College students performing series of short plays at 1 p.m.
New Westminster searching for next poet laureate

New Westminster searching for next poet laureate

Deadline for submissions is April 1
New West illusionist set to try to fool Penn & Teller – again

New West illusionist set to try to fool Penn & Teller – again

Vitaly Beckman, who first fooled the famous Las Vegas duo in their show's third season four years ago, is back to try again in a virtual edition airing March 19