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A crocus springs up at the base of an ash tree in South Surrey – one of a growing number of signs that spring is arriving on the Semiahmoo Peninsula. Another sign – South Surrey and White Rock Art Society will host Spring Fling Into Art April 1 and 2. (Geoffrey Yue photo)

South Surrey art society shows joyous works to celebrate spring

Multi-artist exhibit runs for one weekend at South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre

South Surrey-based singer/pianist/composer and arranger Bosskiu, also known as Semiahmoo Secondary student Vivian Li, will soon release a new album on Spotify. (Alex Browne photo)

Budding South Surrey pop artist has determination to succeed

‘Bosskiu’ is alter-ego for multi-talented Semiahmoo Secondary student Vivian Li

Celtic Fest returns to the Museum of Surrey on Saturday, March 25. See listing under Festivals. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Celtic Fest returns to the Museum of Surrey on Saturday, March 25. See listing under Festivals. (Photo: surrey.ca)
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PIGS band digs into Pink Floyd sights and sounds of mid-’70s for Surrey concert April 2

Bandleader thrilled to record at London studio where ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ was done 50 years ago

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Jugpreet Bajwa sings “O Canada” during a Hockey Night in Canada broadcast of the Canucks-Leafs game at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday, March 4. (Screenshot)

Surrey concert ahead for Jugpreet Bajwa, now a fan-fave anthem singer at Canucks games

The talented 28-year-old lost his eyesight at a very young age, but that hasn’t silenced him

Jugpreet Bajwa sings “O Canada” during a Hockey Night in Canada broadcast of the Canucks-Leafs game at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday, March 4. (Screenshot)
Festival-goers carry plants near food trucks at a previous Party for the Planet event in Surrey. (Photo: partyfortheplanet.ca)
Festival-goers carry plants near food trucks at a previous Party for the Planet event in Surrey. (Photo: partyfortheplanet.ca)
I Am is one of the paintings of Sanjoy Das currently on display at South Surrey’s Turnbull Gallery. Contributed photo

South Surrey art show celebrates heightened awareness

Sanjoy Das’ sound-inspired works on display at Turnbull Gallery

I Am is one of the paintings of Sanjoy Das currently on display at South Surrey’s Turnbull Gallery. Contributed photo
Trinity Western University’s SAMC Theatre’s production of Pulitzer Prize-winning play ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ runs March 21 to April 1, 2023. (Jef Gibbons/TWU photo)

Delta actor in upcoming production of ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy runs March 21 to April 1 at Trinity Western University

Trinity Western University’s SAMC Theatre’s production of Pulitzer Prize-winning play ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ runs March 21 to April 1, 2023. (Jef Gibbons/TWU photo)
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Chris Crate (right, aka Krink Major) and Branden Fowler (DJ Heavy B) outside Shakerz in Whalley. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Live hip-hop music gets some exposure at Surrey’s last strip club

Whalley’s Shakerz bar has staged a few concerts in recent years, and promoter has no plans to stop

Chris Crate (right, aka Krink Major) and Branden Fowler (DJ Heavy B) outside Shakerz in Whalley. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Guest violin soloist Luna Li, as she appeared playing Spring, from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons concerto, with members of the White Rock City Orchestra in 2022 at Memorial Park. (Markus Kislig photo)

White Rock Community Orchestra presents family-friendly spring concert

Young soloists featured with 25-member orchestra at South Surrey’s Mount Olive church

Guest violin soloist Luna Li, as she appeared playing Spring, from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons concerto, with members of the White Rock City Orchestra in 2022 at Memorial Park. (Markus Kislig photo)
Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s version of “The Last of the Red Hot Lovers” stars Justin Spurr as Barney Cashman and Cystal Weltzin in the play’s three female roles (Elaine, Bobbi and Jeanette). Submitted photos

Surrey stage for duo in sexually awkward comedy of Neil Simon’s ‘The Last of the Red Hot Lovers’

One actor cast in the three female roles of play, opening Friday night at Surrey Arts Centre

Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s version of “The Last of the Red Hot Lovers” stars Justin Spurr as Barney Cashman and Cystal Weltzin in the play’s three female roles (Elaine, Bobbi and Jeanette). Submitted photos
Norm Grohmann is at centre in this photo of a recent reunion of the the first BCTV NewsHour team with, at left, sports director Bernie Pascall and, at right, news anchor Cameron Bell. (Photo courtesy Bernie Pascall)

Familiar face returns in comedy of a bumpy road trip

Norm Grohmann stars in staged reading for White Rock’s Peninsula Productions

Norm Grohmann is at centre in this photo of a recent reunion of the the first BCTV NewsHour team with, at left, sports director Bernie Pascall and, at right, news anchor Cameron Bell. (Photo courtesy Bernie Pascall)
Vanessa Hudgens arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)

‘Everything’ wins best picture, is everywhere at Oscars

Eccentric, anarchic tale about a Chinese immigrant family lauded for freshness, performances

Vanessa Hudgens arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 12, 2023, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Actress Darla Fay, left, with Sherry Lang as the fun was just getting started at the White Rock Pride Society’s Oscars Viewing Party Sunday night at Softball City. (Tricia Weel photo)

Guests at White Rock Pride Society’s Oscar Viewing Party were red-carpet ready Sunday night

The 95th Academy Awards were celebrated at a transformed Extra Innings in South Surrey

Actress Darla Fay, left, with Sherry Lang as the fun was just getting started at the White Rock Pride Society’s Oscars Viewing Party Sunday night at Softball City. (Tricia Weel photo)
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‘Impossiblist’ Ty Reveen, a Surreyite as kid, aims to open people’s minds to ‘new horizons’

B.C. tour for the New Brunswick-based performer, in Fort Langley on March 22

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Metallica’s Robert Trujillo, left, and James Hetfield perform in 2019. (File photo: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Metallica’s Robert Trujillo, left, and James Hetfield perform in 2019. (File photo: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Vocalist Anandita Basu will sing with other musicians at Surrey Arts Centre on the evening of Saturday, March 18. (Submitted photo)

Free Surrey concert to celebrate spring’s arrival with music, meditation, dance

Concert series celebrates birthday of Sahaja yoga meditation founder

Vocalist Anandita Basu will sing with other musicians at Surrey Arts Centre on the evening of Saturday, March 18. (Submitted photo)
Jamie Adkins’ family-friendly “Circus Incognitus” comes to Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Saturday, March 11 at 7 p.m. Visit tickets.surrey.ca for info and tickets, or call 604-501-5566. (Photo: jamieadkins.com)

SURREY EVENTS: A one-man circus, VSO concert, Women in Business Awards and more

A guide to Surrey-area events and attractions for March 7 and beyond

Jamie Adkins’ family-friendly “Circus Incognitus” comes to Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Saturday, March 11 at 7 p.m. Visit tickets.surrey.ca for info and tickets, or call 604-501-5566. (Photo: jamieadkins.com)
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