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A scene from the movie “Viral World,” featured during this year’s Shakti Film Festival in Surrey. (Submitted photo)
A scene from the movie “Viral World,” featured during this year’s Shakti Film Festival in Surrey. (Submitted photo)
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‘Promo Monkey’ books document Surrey man’s days in the record-selling business

RayMan Ramsay writes about some of the world’s most famous musicians and local music-biz insiders

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Florida-based actor, singer and dancer Tymisha “Tush” Harris brought “Josephine” to Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage last October, on a tour for the “burlesque cabaret dream play” about Josephine Baker, the 1920s-era star. Harris returns to the Surrey theatre for another round of shows in early October. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

‘Dream play’ double duty on Surrey stage for ‘Josephine’ burlesque cabaret star Tymisha Harris

Florida-based performer to also play icon Baker in ‘Josie and Grace’ from Oct. 5-8

Florida-based actor, singer and dancer Tymisha “Tush” Harris brought “Josephine” to Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage last October, on a tour for the “burlesque cabaret dream play” about Josephine Baker, the 1920s-era star. Harris returns to the Surrey theatre for another round of shows in early October. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Surrey Libraries will host a free film screening of “Emergence: Out of the Shadows” on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m. at City Centre Library. The documentary chronicles the journey of three local gay and lesbian South Asian people and how their parents responded within the structures of Punjabi Sikh cultural norms. Registration required: https://bit.ly/3RiiLgN.

SURREY EVENTS: Concerts, movies, comedy and more, for Sept. 22 and beyond

A guide to Surrey-area events, attractions and community gatherings

Surrey Libraries will host a free film screening of “Emergence: Out of the Shadows” on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m. at City Centre Library. The documentary chronicles the journey of three local gay and lesbian South Asian people and how their parents responded within the structures of Punjabi Sikh cultural norms. Registration required: https://bit.ly/3RiiLgN.
Four characters out shopping for a black lace bra are featured in “Menopause the Musical,” set in a department store. Pictured from left to right are cast members Sarah Lynn Strange (as Earth Mother), Janet Martin (Iowa Housewife), Lorena Mackenzie (Soap Star) and Alana Bridgewater (Professional Woman). (Submitted photo)

‘Menopause The Musical’ coming to Surrey with jokes about hot flashes, mood swings and more

Touring show features 4 women who ‘form a sisterhood and a unique bond with the audience’

Four characters out shopping for a black lace bra are featured in “Menopause the Musical,” set in a department store. Pictured from left to right are cast members Sarah Lynn Strange (as Earth Mother), Janet Martin (Iowa Housewife), Lorena Mackenzie (Soap Star) and Alana Bridgewater (Professional Woman). (Submitted photo)
Rapper Merkules, aka Surrey-raised Cole Stevenson, in a promo photo sent by Live Nation Entertainment.

Surrey-raised rapper Merkules plans December concert at Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver

Rising-star rapper speaks on topics ‘that maybe everybody else isn’t willing to talk about’

Rapper Merkules, aka Surrey-raised Cole Stevenson, in a promo photo sent by Live Nation Entertainment.
Jacquie Janzen, seen with some of her floral works, is one of 29 artists participating in the current South Rock Art Tour (Sept. 24-25). (Contributed photo)

South Rock Art Tour continues grand tradition of studio open houses

Peninsula event will highlight the work of 29 artists and artisans

Jacquie Janzen, seen with some of her floral works, is one of 29 artists participating in the current South Rock Art Tour (Sept. 24-25). (Contributed photo)
Chubby Cree in a photo posted to the drum duo’s Facebook page.
Chubby Cree in a photo posted to the drum duo’s Facebook page.
A drawing of the new Cascades Casino Delta. (Submitted image)
A drawing of the new Cascades Casino Delta. (Submitted image)
Five Corners Buskers and Comedy Festival returned to the streets of White Rock this past weekend. (Geoff Yue photo)

PHOTOS: Comedy and Busker Festival returns to White Rock

Event featured free street entertainment and tickted shows over two days

Five Corners Buskers and Comedy Festival returned to the streets of White Rock this past weekend. (Geoff Yue photo)
American comedian Brian Regan has announced a 30-city tour that includes Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre.

Comedians Brian Regan, Sugar Sammy and Comic Strippers troupe announce shows in Surrey

The Miami-born Regan is a regular on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’

American comedian Brian Regan has announced a 30-city tour that includes Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre.
White Rock’s pier is being set-up for a film set. (Sobia Moman photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock pier being set-up for film set

The promenade will be used for filming this week

White Rock’s pier is being set-up for a film set. (Sobia Moman photo)
Crescent Beach Photography Club is looking for new members. (Peace Arch News photo)

South Surrey photography club looking for more members

Join the club by attending their first meeting, scheduled for this week

Crescent Beach Photography Club is looking for new members. (Peace Arch News photo)
The band Brass Camel plays prog-rock fit for a Queen fan. (Submitted photo: Mary Matheson)

Brass Camel’s new album is a prog-rock party 5 years in the making, and it’s time to celebrate

After the death of a sibling, Surrey-raised guitarist/singer channelled grief into creating ‘Brass’

The band Brass Camel plays prog-rock fit for a Queen fan. (Submitted photo: Mary Matheson)
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Ukrainian dance show travels to Surrey from Edmonton for ‘Mriya: Life in Rhythm’

On tour, donations have been collected for humanitarian-relief efforts in Ukraine

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LISTEN: Surrey’s Merkules sends tribute in song to fellow rapper Pat Stay, killed in Halifax

‘How is it that we talked all day yesterday and then out of nowhere you were taken from us suddenly?’

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The Canadian Piano Quartet features Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann (at left) with Edward Turgeon and Anne Louise-Turgeon. (Photo: canadianpianoquartet.com)
The Canadian Piano Quartet features Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann (at left) with Edward Turgeon and Anne Louise-Turgeon. (Photo: canadianpianoquartet.com)
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.