Tom Zillich

Artist Simranpreet Anand with her work at Vancouver Art Gallery, in the current “Vancouver Special: Disorientations and Echo” exhibit. (submitted photo)

Surrey artist Anand among 3 in Canada awarded Hnatyshyn Foundation prize

‘Being acknowledged like this is pretty incredible, and it motivates me to keep working’

Artist Simranpreet Anand with her work at Vancouver Art Gallery, in the current “Vancouver Special: Disorientations and Echo” exhibit. (submitted photo)
The Bear Creek Park Lights display in Surrey. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Surrey’s free Bear Creek Park Lights event returns with limited, pre-booked tickets

In November, the light and audio displays ‘will dazzle your senses with illuminated natural landscapes’

The Bear Creek Park Lights display in Surrey. (Photo: surrey.ca)
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Richard Tichelman sings a cover of Starship’s hit song “We Built This City” during an online broadcast of Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 12. (YouTube image)

Surrey Arts & Business Awards for Ero, Johal, Randhawa and Fraser Valley Musical Theatre

Broadcaster Keri Adams returned to emcee the event, online for a second year

Richard Tichelman sings a cover of Starship’s hit song “We Built This City” during an online broadcast of Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 12. (YouTube image)
Langley Rivermen team owner John Henderson presents the Sharma family with Ronin’s last game-worn jersey Friday, Oct. 8, at George Preston Recreation Centre in Langley. (Photo: Garrett James, via twitter.com/LangleyRivermen)

Langley hockey team honours Surrey’s Sharma on what would have been 17th birthday

BCHL franchise saluted the forward prior to their season-opening game

Langley Rivermen team owner John Henderson presents the Sharma family with Ronin’s last game-worn jersey Friday, Oct. 8, at George Preston Recreation Centre in Langley. (Photo: Garrett James, via twitter.com/LangleyRivermen)
A poster for the Christmas movie “Home Alone.”

Christmas concerts coming to Surrey, plus VSO’s ‘Home Alone’ movie/music at Orpheum

Surrey Arts Centre calendar includes the return of Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir in December

A poster for the Christmas movie “Home Alone.”
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For 50+ adults, Surrey’s fall ‘TALK’ subjects focus on policing, artist Monet and more

The courses are ‘ideal’ for retirees who want to continue learning

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Singer Ben Klein entertains residents at Czorny Alzheimer Centre in Surrey on Wednesday, Oct. 6, during an outdoor concert brought there by Rick’s Heart Foundation. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Concerts return to Surrey care home, thanks to an organization that brings the music

‘To have high-level entertainment like this, it’s very special,’ says Czorny Alzheimer Centre’s rec director

Singer Ben Klein entertains residents at Czorny Alzheimer Centre in Surrey on Wednesday, Oct. 6, during an outdoor concert brought there by Rick’s Heart Foundation. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Two Girl Guides, right, explore Surrey Central SkyTrain Station during an outing on Oct. 3. (submitted photo)

PHOTOS: Girl Guides explore Surrey SkyTrain station to learn about public transit system

The outing was co-hosted by BC Girl Guides and TransLink

Two Girl Guides, right, explore Surrey Central SkyTrain Station during an outing on Oct. 3. (submitted photo)
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Surrey’s Shakti festival to show five films online over two days, Oct. 15-16

The word ‘shakti’ means ‘the female principle of divine energy, especially when personified as the supreme deity’

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Wearing smiley-face masks, party guests celebrate the 111th birthday of JaHyung Lee (seated) at his Surrey-area retirement home on Sept. 23. (Photo: facebook.com/amenidahomecare)

In Surrey, Canada’s oldest man celebrates 111th birthday with words of advice for party-goers

‘Exercise daily, smile often, surround yourself with good people, practice your faith,’ says JaHyung Lee

Wearing smiley-face masks, party guests celebrate the 111th birthday of JaHyung Lee (seated) at his Surrey-area retirement home on Sept. 23. (Photo: facebook.com/amenidahomecare)
Team B.C. (left) in action during the 2019 WHL Cup. (Photo: whl.ca)

Five Surrey players on B.C.’s WHL Cup team, signaling selection in league’s prospects draft

‘After claiming bronze in 2019, B.C. will field a strong roster once again’ in Red Deer starting Oct. 20

Team B.C. (left) in action during the 2019 WHL Cup. (Photo: whl.ca)
Retired hockey player Gino Odjick (on screen) and other 2021 BC Sports Hall of Fame inductees at Surrey Arts Centre Thursday (Oct. 7) during an induction announcement hosted by five-time Olympian Charmaine Crooks (left). (Photo: Tom Zillich)

UPDATE: Ex-Canuck Odjick, wrestler Kiniski now in BC Sports Hall of Fame, with 10 others

Class of 2021 inductees announced at Surrey Arts Centre on Oct. 7

Retired hockey player Gino Odjick (on screen) and other 2021 BC Sports Hall of Fame inductees at Surrey Arts Centre Thursday (Oct. 7) during an induction announcement hosted by five-time Olympian Charmaine Crooks (left). (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Olympic gold-medal rower Lisa Roman speaks to students at the University of the Fraser Valley on Sept. 10. Growing up, Roman learned to figure skate at North Surrey Arena and also danced with the XBa company. (Photo: Gibi Saini/UFV Athletics)

Olympic-gold rower Lisa Roman built strength from figure skating, dance in Surrey

Now, following win at Tokyo Games, the 32-year-old isn’t sure if she’ll row again, competitively

Olympic gold-medal rower Lisa Roman speaks to students at the University of the Fraser Valley on Sept. 10. Growing up, Roman learned to figure skate at North Surrey Arena and also danced with the XBa company. (Photo: Gibi Saini/UFV Athletics)
Dr. Imran Ratanshi talks about the surgical lymphatic reconstruction program in video posted to Surrey Hospitals Foundation's YouTube channel.

VIDEO: Rare ‘life-changing’ microsurgeries for breast cancer patients new to Surrey hospital

‘Surrey will be well-positioned to offer immediate and early reconstruction for patients at uniquely high risk for developing lymphedema’

Dr. Imran Ratanshi talks about the surgical lymphatic reconstruction program in video posted to Surrey Hospitals Foundation's YouTube channel.
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‘Just for Laughs’ show in Surrey to feature Maz Jobrani’s comedy in January

At Surrey-area theatres, stage lights are turned on again after 18 months of pandemic-triggered darkness

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Balraj Mann. (submitted photo)

‘Humbled’ construction-management boss given KPU’s Distinguished Alumni Award

Balraj Mann is CEO/chair of Coquitlam-based BM Group

Balraj Mann. (submitted photo)
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VIDEO: ‘House of Horrors’ reopens in Surrey with new name and ownership, after a year off

‘Everybody here has been going 100 per cent, scrambling to make sure we have a good event,’ co-owner says

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Adriana Barraza stars the horror movie “Bingo Hell,” on Prime Video. (photo: imdb.com)

VIDEO: Surrey duo’s ‘Bingo Hell’ horror movie now streaming on Amazon Prime

Filmmakers Gigi Saul Guerrero and Raynor Shima showcased the feature at Texas festival

Adriana Barraza stars the horror movie “Bingo Hell,” on Prime Video. (photo: imdb.com)
Musician/bar operator Carlos Martinez outside Mojitos Pub, new to Surrey's Turf Hotel. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Latin music and more at Surrey’s newest nightspot, at Turf Hotel

‘We’re pretty proud of what we’ve accomplished so far,’ Mojitos Pub operator says

Musician/bar operator Carlos Martinez outside Mojitos Pub, new to Surrey's Turf Hotel. (Photo: Tom Zillich)