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Quayside Voices hosts 'dinner and a show' in New West

Quayside Voices hosts 'dinner and a show' in New West

The a cappella quintet is inviting everyone to grab some food from their favourite local eatery and enjoy a livestreamed concert on Aug. 22
New West author celebrates release of eighth novel

New West author celebrates release of eighth novel

What does an author do in isolation? For New Westminster mystery writer Winona Kent, the answer was obvious: write, of course. Kent is marking the publication of her eighth novel, Lost Time , set for release on Aug. 31.
New West's Vagabond Players up for community theatre awards

New West's Vagabond Players up for community theatre awards

The Vagabond Players earned itself a slew of nominations in this year’s Community Theatre Coalition Awards.
Hey, New West, live performance is back at Plaskett Gallery

Hey, New West, live performance is back at Plaskett Gallery

NOTE: This story was updated Aug. 12 with a new date for the final performance. The Plaskett Gallery at Massey Theatre is inviting people in to enjoy some music with their art.
New West teens invited to enjoy Art in the Park

New West teens invited to enjoy Art in the Park

If you’re a teenager who’s been itching to get out and do something fun again, this one’s for you. The Arts Council of New Westminster is offering up a new Art in the Park workshop series from Aug. 10 to 14.
New West art project showcases hope in a time of COVID-19

New West art project showcases hope in a time of COVID-19

Visitors can check out the new works by the Garden Gals in the windows of the Anvil Centre, along Columbia Street, from Aug. 10 to 27
UPDATE: Lineup released for New West's virtual Uptown Live

UPDATE: Lineup released for New West's virtual Uptown Live

NOTE: This story was updated Aug. 5 with new information. The show will go on – online. Thousands of people normally flock to the annual Uptown Live street party and music festival but that’s not happening this year because of COVID-19.
New West filmmaker shines a spotlight on horse rescue in B.C.

New West filmmaker shines a spotlight on horse rescue in B.C.

Erin Parks' Unreined is part of the Musicbed Reopen Challenge, and voting for People's Choice winners is now open
Catch Raven's Eye 2020 at New West's Plaskett Gallery

Catch Raven's Eye 2020 at New West's Plaskett Gallery

Art lovers in New Westminster can check out the latest exhibition at Plaskett Gallery throughout the month of July. Raven’s Eye 2020, featuring work by Kevin Stewart, is on at the gallery at Massey Theatre until July 31.
New West clinic turned into a cool music studio

New West clinic turned into a cool music studio

What do you do with an old x-ray clinic? Turn it into a music studio, of course. Robert Billard, a lifelong musician, did just that by creating Fifth Chord Studios in uptown New Westminster. The old clinic sat empty for many years.