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Maple Blues 2021 female vocalist of the year Angel Forrest, will appear in an online replay of a 2019 live concert at Blue Frog Studios on Saturday, Feb. 20, featuring originals, classics and songs from her latest recording, the double-album Electric Love. (Contributed photo)
Maple Blues 2021 female vocalist of the year Angel Forrest, will appear in an online replay of a 2019 live concert at Blue Frog Studios on Saturday, Feb. 20, featuring originals, classics and songs from her latest recording, the double-album Electric Love. (Contributed photo)
A Beach House Theatre production of “The Foreigner” in 2016 on its outdoor stage at Crescent Beach. (Photo: Sebastien Galina for Boldly Creative Agency, Inc.)

Beach House Theatre summer season cancelled again

Company hopeful outdoor events may be possible for Halloween, Christmas

A Beach House Theatre production of “The Foreigner” in 2016 on its outdoor stage at Crescent Beach. (Photo: Sebastien Galina for Boldly Creative Agency, Inc.)
White Rock author P.J. Kilby. (contributed photo)

Fantasy novel a learning experience for first-time author from White Rock

P.J. Kilby, a retired teacher, says what students taught him made him a better writer

White Rock author P.J. Kilby. (contributed photo)
Monday, Feb. 15 is Family Day in B.C. Surrey Civic Theatres is offering three free online activities, with a chance to win gift card prizes in two.

Online activities available for Family Day

Surrey Civic Theatres offers three inter-generational options

Monday, Feb. 15 is Family Day in B.C. Surrey Civic Theatres is offering three free online activities, with a chance to win gift card prizes in two.
Deborah Putman’s 2009 canvas Vefele Looks in the Mirror is one of the portraits featured in the current Facing Time exhibit at Surrey Art Gallery. Contributed photo

Online conversation highlights Surrey Art Gallery show

Discussion focuses on facial representation in art and popular culture

Deborah Putman’s 2009 canvas Vefele Looks in the Mirror is one of the portraits featured in the current Facing Time exhibit at Surrey Art Gallery. Contributed photo
Current exhibit at the Art Wall at White Rock Library is the display of fabric art A Touch of Orange, which continues until the end of February. Contributed photo

Fabric art exhibit in White Rock offers A Touch of Orange

Library art wall show runs until the end of February

Current exhibit at the Art Wall at White Rock Library is the display of fabric art A Touch of Orange, which continues until the end of February. Contributed photo
Juno-nominated cellist Cris Derksen will play her compelling blend of classical, techno and Indigenous music in an online concert presented by Surrey Civic Theatres, debuting Feb. 26 (Black Press file photo)

Indigenous cellist featured in online concert

Surrey Civic Theatres presents the music of Cris Derksen, Feb. 26

Juno-nominated cellist Cris Derksen will play her compelling blend of classical, techno and Indigenous music in an online concert presented by Surrey Civic Theatres, debuting Feb. 26 (Black Press file photo)
A scene from “Some People Have to Suffer,” a 1976 documentary movie that focuses on the sewage concerns of Bridgeview-area residents of Surrey. (Photo: National Film Board of Canada)

Film about filthy chapter of Surrey history now streaming on NFB.ca for free

Bill Vander Zalm and others in ‘Some People Have to Suffer,’ about Bridgeview’s sewage concerns

A scene from “Some People Have to Suffer,” a 1976 documentary movie that focuses on the sewage concerns of Bridgeview-area residents of Surrey. (Photo: National Film Board of Canada)
Ed the Sock. (photo: YouTube.com)
Ed the Sock. (photo: YouTube.com)
The ‘Try Something New Challenge’ offers an opportunity to youth artists to expand their artistic vocabulary with a series of Instagram posts in March – and maybe win arts supplies. Contributed photo

Instagram challenge issued to youth artists

Arts supplies awarded as prize for month-long event

The ‘Try Something New Challenge’ offers an opportunity to youth artists to expand their artistic vocabulary with a series of Instagram posts in March – and maybe win arts supplies. Contributed photo
South Surrey singer Josh Bogert’s newest single, ‘Different’, released Feb. 5, is the lead-in to a full-length album. Contributed photo

Something ‘Different’ for South Surrey singer-producer

Pop artist Josh Bogert releases new original song and album

South Surrey singer Josh Bogert’s newest single, ‘Different’, released Feb. 5, is the lead-in to a full-length album. Contributed photo
Cast members of White Rock Players Club’s Once Upon A Panto: The Legend of Shenanigans include (left to right) Sam Silver (Queen Regina), Stefani Delisimunovic (Rumpelstiltskin), Dann Wilhelm (Mother Goose) and Fiorella Artoni (Emma Goose). Fred Partridge photo

White Rock panto makes belated debut

Videoed staged-reading now streaming online

Cast members of White Rock Players Club’s Once Upon A Panto: The Legend of Shenanigans include (left to right) Sam Silver (Queen Regina), Stefani Delisimunovic (Rumpelstiltskin), Dann Wilhelm (Mother Goose) and Fiorella Artoni (Emma Goose). Fred Partridge photo
Langley artist and workshop instructor Lalita Hamill’s own portrait of herself at work in her studio. (File photo)

Composition workshop for artists offered online

South Surrey White Rock Art Society course also available to non-members

Langley artist and workshop instructor Lalita Hamill’s own portrait of herself at work in her studio. (File photo)
Dominic Mariche as Seth in Nickelodeon’s “Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Curse of the Shadows.” (submitted photo)
Dominic Mariche as Seth in Nickelodeon’s “Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Curse of the Shadows.” (submitted photo)
Filmmaker, writer and director R. Paul Dhillon. (Photo: Facebook.com)

BC Entertainment Hall of Fame nod for Surrey filmmaker/writer R. Paul Dhillon

‘This is an incredible honour for me but also for my community’

Filmmaker, writer and director R. Paul Dhillon. (Photo: Facebook.com)
Nico Dicecco stars in Fifty Shades of Vinyl: A Canadian Parody - a saucy tribute to late storyteller Stuart McLean - presented online by Surrey Civic Theatres Digital Stage Feb. 12 to Feb. 28. Contributed photo

Fifty Shades of Vinyl a saucy tribute to Stuart McLean

Online show salutes late Canadian storyteller

Nico Dicecco stars in Fifty Shades of Vinyl: A Canadian Parody - a saucy tribute to late storyteller Stuart McLean - presented online by Surrey Civic Theatres Digital Stage Feb. 12 to Feb. 28. Contributed photo
The band Mediaslaves features, from left to right, Johnny Papan (vocals/guitar), Sean Tanner (bass) and Jono Delivuk (drums).

Itching to play live, Surrey’s Mediaslaves band amplifies new songs/videos in other ways

Punk trio’s new ‘Fear and Loathing in Outer Space’ video released, along with four-song EP

The band Mediaslaves features, from left to right, Johnny Papan (vocals/guitar), Sean Tanner (bass) and Jono Delivuk (drums).
BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.

Roof of BC Place a stage for performers during online music festival

‘This will be the first time any artists have performed from the 204-foot iconic Vancouver rooftop’

BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.
Surrey-raised actor Michael Coleman in some of the roles he’s played since the mid-1990s. (submitted photo)

Chat with Robin Williams helped send Surrey’s Coleman into world of acting

‘For me, it was a game-changer,’ says co-founder of Story Institute acting school

Surrey-raised actor Michael Coleman in some of the roles he’s played since the mid-1990s. (submitted photo)
Members of rock band Aerosmith outside Vancouver’s Little Mountain Sound recording studio in the 1980s, in a scene from Carmen Pollard’s documentary film series, “Dancehalls, Deejays & Distortion.” (submitted photo)
Members of rock band Aerosmith outside Vancouver’s Little Mountain Sound recording studio in the 1980s, in a scene from Carmen Pollard’s documentary film series, “Dancehalls, Deejays & Distortion.” (submitted photo)