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Marley’s Ghost looms behind Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Wonderheads Christmas Carol,’ touring to Surrey in December. (Submitted file photo: Daryl Turner)

Christmas concerts, big-puppet show, panto and more announced at Surrey theatres

Seasonal shows start Nov. 25 with Natalie McMaster with Donnell Leahy in ‘A Celtic Family Christmas’

Marley’s Ghost looms behind Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Wonderheads Christmas Carol,’ touring to Surrey in December. (Submitted file photo: Daryl Turner)
White Rock’s waterfront will be featured in two separate filming projects from Sept. 8 to Sept 13. (File photo)

White Rock waterfront to stand in for Italy and California in pair of filming projects

Two projects will be shooting scenes on the promenade and at the pier

White Rock’s waterfront will be featured in two separate filming projects from Sept. 8 to Sept 13. (File photo)
Vehicles and film equipment at Holland Park in Surrey on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Looks like ‘Percy Jackson’ series is filming at Holland Park in Surrey

Police and fire vehicles with ‘St. Louis’ graphics were parked there Tuesday

Vehicles and film equipment at Holland Park in Surrey on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Juno-nominated stand-up comedian Charlie Demers will be one of the headliners in this year’s Five Corners Busking and Comedy Festival taking place this Friday and Saturday (Sept. 9 and 10). (Contributed photo)

Five Corners comedy fest returns to White Rock

Two day event features stand-up, magic and circus style entertainers

Juno-nominated stand-up comedian Charlie Demers will be one of the headliners in this year’s Five Corners Busking and Comedy Festival taking place this Friday and Saturday (Sept. 9 and 10). (Contributed photo)
Osman Okey at AHFROMAD festival at Civic Plaza in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
Osman Okey at AHFROMAD festival at Civic Plaza in Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)
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WATCH: New video from Arkells (Surrey Canada Day headliners) filmed at Kingsgate Mall

‘Teenage Tears’ was released Sept. 1 ahead of a new album from the band

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Singers sought as Surrey-area choirs and choruses get busy again with rehearsals, concerts

New members welcomed by Peace Arch Chorus, Aequitas Singers and other groups

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A scene from the current Theatre in the Country production of “Murder on the Orient Express.” (Submitted photo)

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ features Surrey actors on Langley dinner-theatre stage

‘This is a new script adapted at the request of Agatha Christie’s descendants,’ artistic director notes

A scene from the current Theatre in the Country production of “Murder on the Orient Express.” (Submitted photo)
The Delta Photo Club begins its 2022/2023 season with a Zoom meeting on Sept. 7 and an in-person outdoor workshop on Sept. 10. (Karoline Cullen/Delta Photo Club photo)

Delta Photo Club kicking off new season with in-person outdoor workshop

Inaugural meeting to be held on Sept. 7 via Zoom; first workshop/outing happening on Sept. 10

The Delta Photo Club begins its 2022/2023 season with a Zoom meeting on Sept. 7 and an in-person outdoor workshop on Sept. 10. (Karoline Cullen/Delta Photo Club photo)
Writer-producer Kraig Wenman in a set representing a Canadian bank constructed in Georgia for the film Bandit. (Contributed image courtesy of Kraig Wenman)

Crime ‘dramedy’ by White Rock screenwriter set for theatrical opening

Bandit, starring Josh Duhamel, Mel Gibson, a labour of love for writer-producer Kraig Wenman

Writer-producer Kraig Wenman in a set representing a Canadian bank constructed in Georgia for the film Bandit. (Contributed image courtesy of Kraig Wenman)
Motorcyclist shown on the website for The American Crown Circus & Circo Osorio. (Photo: americancrowncircus.com)
Motorcyclist shown on the website for The American Crown Circus & Circo Osorio. (Photo: americancrowncircus.com)
Conservationist and author Mark Angelo with his book for children, The Little Creek That Could, will be featured in a storytime/signing event at Indigo Grandview Corners on Sept. 17. Contributed photo

Conservationist and children’s author visits South Surrey

Mark Angelo to lead a storytime and book signing at Indigo, Grandview Corners

Conservationist and author Mark Angelo with his book for children, The Little Creek That Could, will be featured in a storytime/signing event at Indigo Grandview Corners on Sept. 17. Contributed photo
Surrey’s Humuza “Humuzza” Bazira with the Red Bull Dance Your Style national contest trophy in Toronto on Friday, Aug. 26. (Contributed photo: Jenna Hum via Red Bull Content Pool)

Surrey’s ‘Humuzza’ wins national street-dance competition and trip to world finals in South Africa

He was in Toronto for the Red Bull Dance Your Style competition national finals

Surrey’s Humuza “Humuzza” Bazira with the Red Bull Dance Your Style national contest trophy in Toronto on Friday, Aug. 26. (Contributed photo: Jenna Hum via Red Bull Content Pool)
Lenard Stanga told Middle Eastern stories on wheels at POP! Summer Strolls Darts Hill Garden Park in Surrey on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)

POP! alive with performances at Dart Hill Gardens in Surrey

Music, acting, magic and more entertained a crowd for the show

Lenard Stanga told Middle Eastern stories on wheels at POP! Summer Strolls Darts Hill Garden Park in Surrey on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)
Akhil Jobanputra performed at King George Hub in Surrey on Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)

PHOTOS: Vancouver Musicians ‘Play the Parks’ at King George Hub in Surrey

Akhil Jobanputra and the band Los Duendes performed at King George Hub

Akhil Jobanputra performed at King George Hub in Surrey on Friday, Aug. 26, 2022. (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)
TEASER PHOTO - Rae Takei, left, and Patti Allan star in Meghan Gardiner’s new play “To Perfection,” a comedy-drama that opens the 2022-23 Surrey Civic Theatres season of shows, from Sept. 14-17. (Submitted photo: Sarah Race)

‘Genderational’ divide in comedy-drama play that opens Surrey Civic Theatres season Sept. 14

A former celebrity TV chef reunites with a non-binary grandchild in Meghan Gardiner’s ‘To Perfection’

TEASER PHOTO - Rae Takei, left, and Patti Allan star in Meghan Gardiner’s new play “To Perfection,” a comedy-drama that opens the 2022-23 Surrey Civic Theatres season of shows, from Sept. 14-17. (Submitted photo: Sarah Race)
Surrey-based actor Pamela Carolina Martinez plays June Bug in a production at this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival. (Submitted photo)
Surrey-based actor Pamela Carolina Martinez plays June Bug in a production at this year’s Vancouver Fringe Festival. (Submitted photo)
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Surrey’s Edmundson leads Elektra Women’s Choir for a 36th season of concerts starting Oct. 1

Four ‘diverse and engaging’ concerts, including a Christmas-themed performance in South Surrey

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The surf-rockin’ Hang-Ten Hangmen will play Newton’s White Hart Pub next Wednesday, Aug. 31, in a gig moved from Vancouver’s Roxy club due to renovation work there. The Vancouver-based band is online at thehangtenhangmen.com. See venue listing under Bars/Nightlife. (submitted photo)
The surf-rockin’ Hang-Ten Hangmen will play Newton’s White Hart Pub next Wednesday, Aug. 31, in a gig moved from Vancouver’s Roxy club due to renovation work there. The Vancouver-based band is online at thehangtenhangmen.com. See venue listing under Bars/Nightlife. (submitted photo)
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B.C. punk-rock was born in White Rock, says author of new Art Bergmann biography

Jason Schneider’s ‘The Longest Suicide’ book will be published by Anvil Press on Sept. 30

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