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Montreal-based writer Michael Foy grew up in the Newton area of Surrey. (submitted photo)

Surrey-raised writer Foy really loves to set his short stories in the city

His latest is published in ‘Canadian Shorts II’ collection

Curated by the SFN, Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood) features two large dioramas created by archaeologist Don Welsh, showing the sophisticated technology of reef-net fishing and a summer fishing village. (Contributed photo)

Story told in Semiahmoo First Nation exhibit one of survival and triumph

Museum of Surrey’s Indigenous Hall display explores how SFN has flourished since the Great Flood

  • Oct 17, 2020
For Halloween, a skeleton and haunted house are sights seen by passengers aboard the Bear Creek Park Train in Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Halloween in Surrey: How COVID nearly derailed the train at Bear Creek Park

Pandemic protocols allow riders to roll through ‘haunted forest,’ among other events here this month

For Halloween, a skeleton and haunted house are sights seen by passengers aboard the Bear Creek Park Train in Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Comedian Byron Bertram performs in White Rock Oct. 16 and 17 in a touring show presented by Yuk Yuk’s Stand Up Comedy Club. Contributed photo

Live, distanced comedy at White Rock Playhouse

Yuk Yuk’s tour features four stand-up comedians

Comedian Byron Bertram performs in White Rock Oct. 16 and 17 in a touring show presented by Yuk Yuk’s Stand Up Comedy Club. Contributed photo
Carol and Rick Blacklaws have distilled years of experience travelling the Fraser River into their latest book. Contributed photo.

South Surrey couple’s book chronicles the mighty Fraser River

Carol and Rick Blacklaws celebrate love of the waterway in The Fraser: River of Life and Legend

Carol and Rick Blacklaws have distilled years of experience travelling the Fraser River into their latest book. Contributed photo.
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‘What A Blast!’ brass concert, Tom Jackson’s ‘Huron Carole’ on Surrey’s Digital Stage

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New musical brings Viola Desmond’s civil-rights story to life with songs of the era

‘Her story is such an important message to share,’ says show star/co-creator Krystle Dos Santos

Filmed ‘Uprooted’ play tackles climate change with music from Surrey’s Elder-Labrie

Vancouver-based theatre company posts video of the production online

Surrey’s ‘House of Horrors’ on hold, but Scream Train will roll in October

People react to Potter’s Facebook post with mixed emotions

Reincarnation, baby! Surrey singer and husband celebrate ‘miracle’ pregnancy

‘I (said) to Adam, ‘I really think this is your brother reincarnated,’ Elise Estrada says

White Rock exhibit designed to ignite passion for the arts

Surrey Artswest Showcase to include semi-private lessons

White Rock Playhouse, Bell Centre lit up red in support of entertainment workers

Facilities across Canada participated in national Light Up Live movement on Sept. 22

White Rock writer in running for $6,000 accolade

Joseph Kakwinokanasum to learn Oct. 1 if his story, Ray Says, wins CBC Nonfiction Prize

Surrey-born Trybe social media app’s award system connects with Nickelback singer

‘It’s turned into so much more than we originally conceived,’ says co-founder of the new platform

Transgender Surrey brothers debut fantasy novel as author duo Vincent Hunter

‘Transgender people are being misrepresented in popular fiction and media, and we aim to change that’

Dozens of Canadian venues to light up red in support of entertainment workers

Local facilities among dozens across Canada to participate in Light Up Live