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New West Progressives pledging to better promote local artists and arts events

New West Progressives pledging to better promote local artists and arts events

Election 2022: NWP proposing a review of Anvil Centre rental fees, improved way-finding for galleries
New West Farmers Market gets a brand new mural

New West Farmers Market gets a brand new mural

The mural will reflect the cultural make-up of New West and also include handprints of community members who made a donation to the New West Farmers Market.
New art studio opens in New West's historic Front Street

New art studio opens in New West's historic Front Street

Are you a New West artist looking for a space to sell your work? Multimedia artist Mishel Arrieta's new downtown studio invites local talent, while also hosting paint nights and art classes.
This New West artist's quilts are always given away for free

This New West artist's quilts are always given away for free

Meet Evelyn Gingrich, who has given away over 50 quilts to friends, family and those in need in the last several years. The few she kept for herself are now on display at her first solo show in New Westminster.
Fairy doors aim to add a wee bit of magic to downtown New West

Fairy doors aim to add a wee bit of magic to downtown New West

Fairy Doors is one of four public space activations funded by Downtown New West BIA
Learn the ancient art of Turkish mosaic lamp in New West

Learn the ancient art of Turkish mosaic lamp in New West

A group of three Turkish friends have built a successful business teaching people how to make mosaic art that they grew up seeing in their households back in Istanbul. Their newest studio opened in New West early this year.
Pacific Breeze serves up frozé for New West Pride

Pacific Breeze serves up frozé for New West Pride

Plus, get your art on at a paint-and-sip evening later this month.
Who's performing at New West Pride? Check it out

Who's performing at New West Pride? Check it out

Fallen Stars, Strange Breed, Virago Nation and the Van Vogue Jam are among the headliners at this year's three stages.
This New West show has people wondering: is it art or science?

This New West show has people wondering: is it art or science?

If you thought physics was dry, New Media Gallery’s Indivisible show in New Westminster might change your opinion. A group of four artists have turned cosmic particles and radio waves into interesting artwork. Here's how differently a scientist and an art expert saw it.
What to expect at New West’s drag storytime?

What to expect at New West’s drag storytime?

Drag queens Karmella Barr and Beardney Spears will read out from books that explore social issues in a child-friendly way at New Westminster Public Library’s storytime event on Aug. 11.
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