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Shino Liu, a South Surrey resident, dances in Goh Ballet’s “The Reality of a Dream: A Nutcracker Documentary,”

Surrey dancer, 15, in ‘The Reality of a Dream: A Nutcracker Documentary,’ streaming online

‘Goh Ballet wants to give us opportunities and experience to improve on stage. It’s really exciting,’ Shino Liu says

Writer, musician and mental health advocate Arlen Rundvall.

South Surrey songwriter’s Christmas song revisits memories of the psych ward

Arlen Rundvall provides a ‘a voice for the voiceless’ through his music

Singer Alexis Lynn

VIDEO: Surrey pop singer is ‘December Dreaming’ in lullaby-like new Christmas track

Alexis Leibenzeder embraced ‘Lynn’ as a stage name several years ago

Singer Alexis Lynn
Sisters Miya and Kaori Otake are harpists who will perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Studio Theatre on the morning of Friday, Dec. 10, in a “Music for 17 Pedals and 287 Strings” concert with Bergmann Piano Duo. (File photo)

‘Music for 17 Pedals and 287 Strings’ concert sells out in Surrey

Harp-playing Otake sisters and Bergmann Piano Duo are featured in morning performance Dec. 10

Sisters Miya and Kaori Otake are harpists who will perform at Surrey Arts Centre’s Studio Theatre on the morning of Friday, Dec. 10, in a “Music for 17 Pedals and 287 Strings” concert with Bergmann Piano Duo. (File photo)
Meredith Graham (Captain Skullduggery), Adrian Shaffer (Robinson) and Anne Matterson (Lady Pamela) star in White Rock Players Club's Christmas panto Robinson Crusoe, now playing (until Dec. 26) at the White Rock Playhouse. Fred Partridge photo
Meredith Graham (Captain Skullduggery), Adrian Shaffer (Robinson) and Anne Matterson (Lady Pamela) star in White Rock Players Club's Christmas panto Robinson Crusoe, now playing (until Dec. 26) at the White Rock Playhouse. Fred Partridge photo
Vocal ensemble Belle Voci helps perform Handel’s “Messiah” in Fleetwood on Sunday, Dec. 12, with members of Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra. See listing under Concerts. (Submitted image)
Vocal ensemble Belle Voci helps perform Handel’s “Messiah” in Fleetwood on Sunday, Dec. 12, with members of Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra. See listing under Concerts. (Submitted image)
Musician Tyler Joe Miller. (File photo)

‘Holy smokes!’: Surrey musician reacts after winning $25K ‘Top of the Country Contest’

Tyler Joe Miller’s bio and song video are posted to topcountry.siriusxm.ca

Musician Tyler Joe Miller. (File photo)
Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)
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World flooded with tea in James and Jamesy’s Christmas comedy returning to Surrey

Dec. 12 at the Bell theatre, the touring show invites the audience to join in its creation

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Inside the tent at Surrey Holiday Lights, a new ticketed event held at Surrey Civic Plaza until Jan. 2. (Submitted photo: Brandon Artis)

Rainy-day start for new Surrey Holiday Lights, which illuminates city hall plaza until Jan. 2

Admission for adults (age 13 and up) is $19.99 plus $4 service charge

Inside the tent at Surrey Holiday Lights, a new ticketed event held at Surrey Civic Plaza until Jan. 2. (Submitted photo: Brandon Artis)
Sola Fiedler’s 14-foot-by-16-foot Flower Power tapestry is to be installed at the Semiahmoo Library in South Surrey, where it is to remain for at least the next five years. (solafiedler.com image)

‘Dramatic, amazing’ tapestry to be installed at South Surrey library

Sola Fiedler’s ‘Flower Power’ to grace wall of Semiahmoo branch

Sola Fiedler’s 14-foot-by-16-foot Flower Power tapestry is to be installed at the Semiahmoo Library in South Surrey, where it is to remain for at least the next five years. (solafiedler.com image)
A past production of Royal City Youth Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” (File photo)

Royal City’s ‘Nutcracker’ dances at Massey Theatre, no tour to Surrey this December

A pre-Christmas run of four shows in New Westminster for company’s 32nd year

A past production of Royal City Youth Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” (File photo)
TEASER PHOTO Marley’s Ghost looms behind Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A WONDERHEADS Christmas Carol,’ a whimsical reimagining of the holiday classic touring BC theatres this December. Kate Braidwood as Scrooge, Jessica Hickman as Marley. Photo by Daryl Turner

‘Pixar meets Jim Henson’ Christmas show coming to Surrey with masks, puppets, music

‘A Wonderheads Christmas Carol’ features a 10-foot-tall ‘Ghost of Christmas Present’ character, among others

TEASER PHOTO Marley’s Ghost looms behind Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A WONDERHEADS Christmas Carol,’ a whimsical reimagining of the holiday classic touring BC theatres this December. Kate Braidwood as Scrooge, Jessica Hickman as Marley. Photo by Daryl Turner
Melissa Burger sets up paintings at a previous Heart to Home Holiday Market, which returns to Surrey Arts Centre’s Studio Theatre on Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 27-28). Items sold include handmade silk scarves, original paintings, jewelry, sculpture, pottery, woodworks, homemade jams and jellies, and more. More info under Markets, below. (Submitted photo)
Melissa Burger sets up paintings at a previous Heart to Home Holiday Market, which returns to Surrey Arts Centre’s Studio Theatre on Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 27-28). Items sold include handmade silk scarves, original paintings, jewelry, sculpture, pottery, woodworks, homemade jams and jellies, and more. More info under Markets, below. (Submitted photo)
Glassblower Robert Gary Parkes at work in his Port Kells-area studio. (File photo)
Glassblower Robert Gary Parkes at work in his Port Kells-area studio. (File photo)
Carson Hoy TEASER PHOTO (Submitted photo: Swastik Sodankoor)

‘Night Drive’ video showcases music/film vision of Surrey’s driven Carson Hoy

‘The ideas I’m having are beyond the music and more about telling stories, visually,’ the Surrey-based artist says

Carson Hoy TEASER PHOTO (Submitted photo: Swastik Sodankoor)
Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to Surrey Arts Centre with its popular Christmas concert on Tuesday, Dec. 7. (Submitted photo)

Welsh Men’s Choir sings ‘heartfelt carols’ at Surrey theatre after two-year concert hiatus

‘Having the singers more spread apart has resulted in some unexpected benefits,’ music director says

Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to Surrey Arts Centre with its popular Christmas concert on Tuesday, Dec. 7. (Submitted photo)
Get Home Safe cast and crew members on location in South Surrey Nov. 6-7. (Donya Amini photo)

Young filmmaker returns to Semiahmoo Peninsula

Get Home Safe a passion project for writer-director Grayson Lang

Get Home Safe cast and crew members on location in South Surrey Nov. 6-7. (Donya Amini photo)
Director Michelle Carlisle (fourth from right) and the members of Fluterrific practice at the new North Delta Centre for the Arts. (submitted photo)

North Delta-based flute ensemble to perform at new arts centre Sunday

Fluterrific’s performance will be the first in-person concert at the new North Delta Centre for the Arts

Director Michelle Carlisle (fourth from right) and the members of Fluterrific practice at the new North Delta Centre for the Arts. (submitted photo)