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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
New Westminster portrait exhibition returns to Plaskett Gallery

New Westminster portrait exhibition returns to Plaskett Gallery

Celebration Portrait Series – featuring such famous faces as Bruno Gerussi, Raymond Burr and Judith Forst – will grace the walls of the gallery at Massey Theatre starting March 16.
Port Coquitlam author reveals sister's hostage-taking, death at B.C. jail

Port Coquitlam author reveals sister's hostage-taking, death at B.C. jail

Port Coquitlam resident Margaret Franz is out with her first book about her sister, Mary Steinhauser, a psychiatric nurse who died during a hostage-taking in New Westminster, in 1975.
Indigenous youth invited to apply for virtual artist residency in New West

Indigenous youth invited to apply for virtual artist residency in New West

Arts Council of New Westminster hopes an eight-week online residency program will help to develop a connection between Indigenous youth artists and the community of New West
Massey Theatre and pool project among New Westminster’s 2021 priorities

Massey Theatre and pool project among New Westminster’s 2021 priorities

City to take ownership of theatre this year
New West actors embrace technology to film productions amid COVID-19

New West actors embrace technology to film productions amid COVID-19

Century House Players have ramped up their production schedule
New West Craft returns to Gallery at Queen's Park for March

New West Craft returns to Gallery at Queen's Park for March

Arts Council of New Westminster gallery will host a COVID-19-safe exhibition by five female artists and artisans from March 3 to 31