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VIDEO: ‘House of Horrors’ reopens in Surrey with new name and ownership, after a year off

‘Everybody here has been going 100 per cent, scrambling to make sure we have a good event,’ co-owner says

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Adriana Barraza stars the horror movie “Bingo Hell,” on Prime Video. (photo: imdb.com)

VIDEO: Surrey duo’s ‘Bingo Hell’ horror movie now streaming on Amazon Prime

Filmmakers Gigi Saul Guerrero and Raynor Shima showcased the feature at Texas festival

Adriana Barraza stars the horror movie “Bingo Hell,” on Prime Video. (photo: imdb.com)
Musician/bar operator Carlos Martinez outside Mojitos Pub, new to Surrey's Turf Hotel. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Latin music and more at Surrey’s newest nightspot, at Turf Hotel

‘We’re pretty proud of what we’ve accomplished so far,’ Mojitos Pub operator says

Musician/bar operator Carlos Martinez outside Mojitos Pub, new to Surrey's Turf Hotel. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Pat Chessell is a Celtic-Canadian” musician based in Surrey. (photo: patchessell.bandcamp.com)

Canadian Folk Music Awards nomination a first for Surrey’s Pat Chessell

‘I hope to make the awards show this April in Prince Edward Island,’ the musician says

Pat Chessell is a Celtic-Canadian” musician based in Surrey. (photo: patchessell.bandcamp.com)
Author/performer Ivan Coyote is one of three keynote speakers, along with Liz Hara and Karen Lord, during the 2021 Surrey International Writers’ Conference, an online-only event for a second year in a row, due to the pandemic. (File photo)

3 keynote speakers for Surrey International Writers’ Conference, online for 2nd year

Last October, the online-only SiWC saw more people registered than in previous years

Author/performer Ivan Coyote is one of three keynote speakers, along with Liz Hara and Karen Lord, during the 2021 Surrey International Writers’ Conference, an online-only event for a second year in a row, due to the pandemic. (File photo)
The Da Vinci Experience, on now at Tsawwassen Mills (5000 Canoe Pass Way), allows visitors to walk through the Italian polymath’s life and studio in a fully immersive visual experience and sensory exhibit featuring a 360-degree immersive room, a virtual visit to Da Vinci’s Florence studio, and replicas of his unique inventions reproduced based on the artist’s original drawings. (Submitted photo)

PHOTOS: ‘Immersive’ Da Vinci exhibit in Tsawwassen extended to early 2022

The Da Vinci Experience also features an educational program, learning curriculum for student visits

The Da Vinci Experience, on now at Tsawwassen Mills (5000 Canoe Pass Way), allows visitors to walk through the Italian polymath’s life and studio in a fully immersive visual experience and sensory exhibit featuring a 360-degree immersive room, a virtual visit to Da Vinci’s Florence studio, and replicas of his unique inventions reproduced based on the artist’s original drawings. (Submitted photo)
Artist Sandeep Johal in her "bedroom" at Surrey Art Gallery, as part of a new exhibit of her works. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Artist’s teen bedroom re-imagined with South Asian role models at Surrey Art Gallery

Sandeep Johal revisits ‘what my life could have been like had I known about these women’

Artist Sandeep Johal in her "bedroom" at Surrey Art Gallery, as part of a new exhibit of her works. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
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Vanessa Klein (as The Lady of the Lake), Tony Loyer (as faithful manservant Patsy) and James T. Walker (as King Arthur) share a tender moment in a scene from Monty Python’s Spamalot, at White Rock Playhouse until Oct. 3. (Contributed photo)

Zany Grail quest continues at White Rock Playhouse

Players Club production of Monty Python’s Spamalot runs until Oct. 3

Vanessa Klein (as The Lady of the Lake), Tony Loyer (as faithful manservant Patsy) and James T. Walker (as King Arthur) share a tender moment in a scene from Monty Python’s Spamalot, at White Rock Playhouse until Oct. 3. (Contributed photo)
Desirée Dawson is among musicians featured during a virtual Surrey Fusion Festival. (File photo)

Digital concerts and cultural cooking challenges drive virtual Surrey Fusion Festival

Festival is typically held at Holland Park in mid-July, but shifts online during 2021 Culture Days series

Desirée Dawson is among musicians featured during a virtual Surrey Fusion Festival. (File photo)
Flavourcel collective’s “I Spy a City” animations return to Surrey Urban Screen this fall, on the west wall of Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, 13458 107A Ave. The digital art can be viewed from 30 minutes after sunset until midnight, from fall to spring. See listing under Art/Galleries. (submitted photo)
Flavourcel collective’s “I Spy a City” animations return to Surrey Urban Screen this fall, on the west wall of Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, 13458 107A Ave. The digital art can be viewed from 30 minutes after sunset until midnight, from fall to spring. See listing under Art/Galleries. (submitted photo)
White Rock-born Indigenous fashion and accessory designer Warren Steven Scott has found inspiration in traditional Pacific Northwest weaving techniques for his new collection. (James Lai photo)

White Rock-born designer gives Indigenous perspective to fashion

Warren Steven Scott launches new collection of clothing and accessories

White Rock-born Indigenous fashion and accessory designer Warren Steven Scott has found inspiration in traditional Pacific Northwest weaving techniques for his new collection. (James Lai photo)
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre in 2013. The VSO returns to the theatre with an Oct. 24 concert featuring Vancouver-based pianist Robert Silverman. (File photo)

Surrey theatres reopen with cautious optimism for live events this fall

Church services, concerts and other bookings return to Bell Performing Arts Centre

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre in 2013. The VSO returns to the theatre with an Oct. 24 concert featuring Vancouver-based pianist Robert Silverman. (File photo)
Surrey-based actors Princess Davis and Aiden Howard are featured in the new “Imperfect High” movie debuting on the Lifetime channel on Sept. 18. (submitted photos)
Surrey-based actors Princess Davis and Aiden Howard are featured in the new “Imperfect High” movie debuting on the Lifetime channel on Sept. 18. (submitted photos)
The new DJ team of Jessu (left) and Pyka will make their official debut this Saturday (Sept. 18) at the free, all-ages Monstercat Compound festival in Vancouver. Cliff Sun photo

White Rock and Chilliwack DJ duo an electronic music dream team

Friendship led to collaboration for musicians Jessu and Pyka

The new DJ team of Jessu (left) and Pyka will make their official debut this Saturday (Sept. 18) at the free, all-ages Monstercat Compound festival in Vancouver. Cliff Sun photo
Last winter, protesters at Cloverdale Fairgrounds show their support for farmers in India. (File photo: Jason Sveinson)

Game-play theatre show in Surrey digs into Indian farmer protests, social media ‘polarization’

Starting Sept. 23, an in-person production at Surrey Arts Centre for Theatre Conspiracy company

Last winter, protesters at Cloverdale Fairgrounds show their support for farmers in India. (File photo: Jason Sveinson)
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Surrey-filmed ‘Emergence’ and 2 more online-only movies in KDocsFF festival this fall

9/11 doc kicks off festival on Sept. 16, plus a ‘Titanic’ tale in November

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Women, girls from Mid-East countries reveal life in Canada in photos at Surrey gallery

‘Seven Stories’ exhibit starts Sept. 25, in partnership with PICS program

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Trumpeter Jens Lindemann is featured during the VSO’s “Surrey Nights” concert series for 2021-22. (Photo: twitter.com/trumpetjens)

Three ‘Surrey Nights’ concerts for VSO in orchestra’s return to Bell Performing Arts Centre

‘We have come through a most challenging and strange time,’ music director says

Trumpeter Jens Lindemann is featured during the VSO’s “Surrey Nights” concert series for 2021-22. (Photo: twitter.com/trumpetjens)
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Peninsula Productions drama provides insight into polygamous community

Set in Bountiful, B.C. one-woman show, Gracie, is season opener for theatre company

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