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Surrey’s Humuza “Humuzza” Bazira at the Red Bull Dance Your Style national contest in Toronto last August, 2022. (Contributed photo: Jenna Hum via Red Bull Content Pool)

VIDEO: In South Africa, Surrey street dancer to compete at Red Bull’s world final this week

Sullivan Heights grad Humuza Bazira, 19, has become world-class dancer in just six years

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Royal City Youth Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ returns to Surrey Arts Centre for afternoon shows

Since its debut in 1892, Tchaikovsky’s ballet has become a Christmastime tradition

Comedian Lizzie Allan will host a two-performance showcase Dec. 10 at the White Rock Elks Hall featuring participants in her Hilarapy course. (Contributed photo)

New showcase for White Rock comedy-as-therapy course

Hilarapy will present two different shows at Elks Hall on Dec. 10

Emily Bosak (Pippi), Mike Parker (Mama Dayus) and Maia Dueck (Pam) are among the stars of the new original White Rock Players Club Christmas show, The Magic Flute: The Panto, which runs to Dec. 23 at Oceana PARC Playhouse. (Contributed photo)

Lowbrow meets highbrow in family-friendly musical from White Rock Players Club

The Magic Flute: The Panto runs until Dec. 23 at the Oceana PARC Playhouse

Emily Bosak (Pippi), Mike Parker (Mama Dayus) and Maia Dueck (Pam) are among the stars of the new original White Rock Players Club Christmas show, The Magic Flute: The Panto, which runs to Dec. 23 at Oceana PARC Playhouse. (Contributed photo)
The Surrey firefighters’ hall at the Bright Nights event at Stanley Park in Vancouver. (Submitted photo: Dave Harcus)

Lit Surrey firehall a highlight of Bright Nights in Stanley Park, where train isn’t rolling

Proceeds from the by-donation attraction and 50/50 draw fund burn-survivor programs

The Surrey firefighters’ hall at the Bright Nights event at Stanley Park in Vancouver. (Submitted photo: Dave Harcus)
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‘Star’ time for Surrey’s rebranded Crescendo Operatic Society with grant-winning show

Dolores Scott-directed company hits the Bell theatre’s big stage on Friday, Dec. 2

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Emily Bosak (Pippi), Mike Parker (Mama Dayus) and Maia Dueck (Pam) are among the stars of the new original White Rock Players Club Christmas show, The Magic Flute: The Panto, which runs to Dec. 23 at Oceana PARC Playhouse.

Lowbrow meets highbrow in family-friendly musical

White Rock Players Club presents The Magic Flute: The Panto

Emily Bosak (Pippi), Mike Parker (Mama Dayus) and Maia Dueck (Pam) are among the stars of the new original White Rock Players Club Christmas show, The Magic Flute: The Panto, which runs to Dec. 23 at Oceana PARC Playhouse.
The documentary Eating Our Way To Extinction, presented by the White Rock Social Justice Film Society Dec. 2 at the Turnbull Gallery, reveals disturbing facts about the relationship between the food we eat and climate change. Contributed photo

Documentary to be screened in South Surrey links food agriculture and climate change

Eating Our Way To Extinction is current White Rock Social Justice screening

The documentary Eating Our Way To Extinction, presented by the White Rock Social Justice Film Society Dec. 2 at the Turnbull Gallery, reveals disturbing facts about the relationship between the food we eat and climate change. Contributed photo
Otto Tausk conducts Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. (Photo: ottotausk.com)

VSO to ring Surrey’s Bell with ‘Winter Daydreams’ and ‘A Traditional Christmas’ concerts

Also in December, the VSO aims to put people in the Christmas spirit with several other performances

Otto Tausk conducts Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. (Photo: ottotausk.com)
Lady Winter and lit attractions at the entrance of the Lumagica Surrey light festival at Cloverdale Fairgrounds during a preview event Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS: New-look Lumagica Surrey festival lights up Cloverdale Fairgrounds for a month-plus

In competition with Langley’s Glow, Surrey’s second-year event features interactive light displays, music, dance, festive food and more

Lady Winter and lit attractions at the entrance of the Lumagica Surrey light festival at Cloverdale Fairgrounds during a preview event Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting “Suki’s Reindeer Wish,” a winter-themed production for children, at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)

Delta Literary Arts Society hosting free all-ages holiday show

Suki’s Reindeer Wish to be staged at North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10

Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting “Suki’s Reindeer Wish,” a winter-themed production for children, at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)
Delta Photo Club is presenting a Zoom workshop, “The Power and Benefits of a Creative Image Series,” with award-winning photographer Rick Hulbert on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. (Rick Hulbert/Delta Photo Club/Submitted photo)

Power of ‘creative image series’ subject of Delta Photo Club workshop

Zoom presentation featuring award-winning photographer Rick Hubert Dec. 7

Delta Photo Club is presenting a Zoom workshop, “The Power and Benefits of a Creative Image Series,” with award-winning photographer Rick Hulbert on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. (Rick Hulbert/Delta Photo Club/Submitted photo)
DJ Alibaba (aka Al Lamons) with business partner Vera JM Friesen at the Vancity Soul Skate event at the PNE’s Rollerland building on Nov. 20, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

A chance to roller dance: Surrey DJ Alibaba spins new VanCity Soul Skate nights at PNE

‘It’s just a chance to roller dance, or roller boogie, as we used to call it back in the day,’ Al Lamons says

DJ Alibaba (aka Al Lamons) with business partner Vera JM Friesen at the Vancity Soul Skate event at the PNE’s Rollerland building on Nov. 20, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Ezra Kwizera and band perform at Hubcast Media’s intimate Campus Studios on Nov. 19. The studio is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey. (Submitted photo)
Ezra Kwizera and band perform at Hubcast Media’s intimate Campus Studios on Nov. 19. The studio is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey. (Submitted photo)
Part of the parade at the annual Christmas on the Peninsula event in uptown White Rock in 2021. (Perry Aasman, In-Focus Photography)

Christmas on the Peninsula returns to uptown White Rock

14th annual event features carollers, Christmas tree lighting and market

Part of the parade at the annual Christmas on the Peninsula event in uptown White Rock in 2021. (Perry Aasman, In-Focus Photography)
The Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to White Rock Baptist Church this Saturday (Nov. 26) for a concert of seasonal favourites plus some new material and young guest performers (Contributed photo)

Welsh Men’s Choir returns to South Surrey Nov. 26

Group’s first post-COVID concert at White Rock Baptist Church

The Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to White Rock Baptist Church this Saturday (Nov. 26) for a concert of seasonal favourites plus some new material and young guest performers (Contributed photo)
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Coming to Surrey: 10-foot ‘Ghost of Christmas Present’ puppet in Wonderheads’ re-imagined classic

With a twist, Dickens’ popular story to hit the stage at Bell Performing Arts Centre

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Starting Friday (Nov. 25), the second annual Lumagica Surrey event returns to Cloverdale Fairgrounds with light displays, live music, festive food, visits with Santa and more. Tickets are required. See lumagica.ca for all the details. (Photo: lumagica.ca)
Starting Friday (Nov. 25), the second annual Lumagica Surrey event returns to Cloverdale Fairgrounds with light displays, live music, festive food, visits with Santa and more. Tickets are required. See lumagica.ca for all the details. (Photo: lumagica.ca)
A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale in December 2019 during the Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)

Surrey Santa parade will roll in Cloverdale, but no lit Big Rigs event in City Centre

Cloverdale parade returns after being cancelled in both 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-related issues

A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale in December 2019 during the Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)
A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)

White Rock concert venue/studio among Surrey Art & Business Award winners, for innovation

Blue Frog Studios, Lyn Verra-Lay, Argel Monte De Ramos and Liane Davison won awards Tuesday evening

A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)