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What's happening this weekend in New West? Top picks for March 15 to 17

You may want to spend some time outside enjoying the weekend's sunshine - but you'll want to head indoors for some of these weekend happenings in New Westminster.
Cassius Khan will host this weekend's Global Tea Series in New Westminster. File photo Cassius Khan

Friday, March 15

Walk Right Back – The Everly Brothers Story

Enjoy an evening of music at Walk Right Back, a concert-based musical tells the story of The Everly Brothers. The evening features Everly Brothers’ hits such as Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do Is Dream and Cathy’s Clown – as well as songs from their good friends Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison.

  • Friday, March 15, 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Massey Theatre, 735 Eighth Ave.
  • Details: Tickets are $56 plus service charges

Saturday, March 15

New West Craft

Shop for treasures at New West Craft, a market curated by Arts New West, which showcases the work of local makers and artisans. With warm and sunny weather in the forecast, why not take time to enjoy a walk along the waterfront while you’re in the neighbourhood?

  • When: Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: River Market, 810 Quayside Dr.

Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16

St. Patrick’s Day

Head to one of the local watering holes for some St. Patrick’s Day fun this weekend. You’re likely to find green drinks and menu specials being served up in honour of the celebration of Ireland’s patron saint. (As an example, the Sapperton District Taphouse is celebrating St. Paddy’s Day on Saturday with live music food, and more.)

  • When: Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17
  • Where: Take your pick of pubs around town

Sunday, March 17

Global Tea Series

Enjoy an afternoon of music, connection and refreshments with musician Cassiius Khan, and today’s guest Amika Kushwaha, a Kathak artist, choreographer and instructor, who combines tradition with innovation. It's all part of the Global Tea Series.

  • When: Sunday, March 17, 3 p.m.
  • Where: Studio 1B, Eighth and Eight Creative Spaces, 735 Eighth Ave.
  • Details: Free

Tuesday to Sunday

ZOOVEILLANCE at New Media Gallery

Visit the New Media Gallery to see its latest exhibition, ZOOVEILLANCE, featuring international artists Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg, Matthew Collishaw and Marco Barotti. The works in this exhibit reflect concerns around artificial intelligence and social media

  • Where: New Media Gallery in Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
  • When: Until May 5. The gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a late opening until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.