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Surrey-raised R&B duo Manila Grey, shown performing at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom in June, will headline the 2022 Surrey Fusion Festival. (Photo: facebook.com/manilagreymusic)

Surrey’s rising R&B stars Manila Grey to headline Fusion Festival 4 years after losing band contest

Annual showcase of music, food and cultures returns to Holland Park on July 23-24

Surrey-raised R&B duo Manila Grey, shown performing at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom in June, will headline the 2022 Surrey Fusion Festival. (Photo: facebook.com/manilagreymusic)
Global Peace Alliance BC Society works to biuld a world where peaceful co-existence is universally accepted in place of violence and prejudice. (Contributed photo)

‘End Racism, Build Peace’: Give Peace a Chance festival scheduled for October

Global Peace Alliance BC Society runs the festival annually with a contest that is now open

Global Peace Alliance BC Society works to biuld a world where peaceful co-existence is universally accepted in place of violence and prejudice. (Contributed photo)
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Mansion makes a splash with innovative pool/nightclub space managed by Surrey’s Prasad

Dancing, pool parties, live shows and more at Paradox Hotel’s nightlife venue

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Mere Phantoms’ “Shadows Without Borders” in Athens, 2018. The interactive installation is featured at Surrey Art Gallery this summer, starting June 18. (Submitted photo)
Mere Phantoms’ “Shadows Without Borders” in Athens, 2018. The interactive installation is featured at Surrey Art Gallery this summer, starting June 18. (Submitted photo)
Curated by the SFN, Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood) features two large dioramas created by archaeologist Don Welsh, showing the sophisticated technology of reef-net fishing and a summer fishing village. (Contributed photo)

Indigenous exhibit shares insights into Se mi ah ma culture

Current White Rock Museum and Archives show curated by SFN

Curated by the SFN, Che’ Semiahmah-Sen, Che’ Shesh Whe Weleq-sen Si’am (I am Semiahmoo, I am Survivor of the Flood) features two large dioramas created by archaeologist Don Welsh, showing the sophisticated technology of reef-net fishing and a summer fishing village. (Contributed photo)
Versatile party band Dr. Strangelove played pop hits from the `70s, `80s and `90s for an crowd estimated at 2,500 at Five Corners in August, 2019, as part of the TD Concerts at the Pier series. (File photo)

Harlequin to headline as TD Concerts at the Pier series returns to White Rock June 23

Waterfront and Five Corners venues will host free performances

Versatile party band Dr. Strangelove played pop hits from the `70s, `80s and `90s for an crowd estimated at 2,500 at Five Corners in August, 2019, as part of the TD Concerts at the Pier series. (File photo)
Ten pieces from Vancouver artist David Aste’s new collection “Not So Far Away” are on display and for sale as part of Sensea Immersive’s Stargazer: An Immersive Universe exhibit at Tsawwassen Mills. (submitted photo)

Vancouver artist’s Star Wars-inspired series featured at Tsawwassen Mills

Ten pieces by David Aste on display and for sale as part of Stargazer: An Immersive Universe exhibit

Ten pieces from Vancouver artist David Aste’s new collection “Not So Far Away” are on display and for sale as part of Sensea Immersive’s Stargazer: An Immersive Universe exhibit at Tsawwassen Mills. (submitted photo)
Violin soloist Luni Li, 8, plays Vivaldi’s Spring from the Four Seasons concerto with members of the White Rock City Orchestra June 4 at Memorial Park. (Markus Kislig photo)

White Rock City Orchestra returns with waterfront concert

Well-attended event featured guest violin soloist Luna Li

Violin soloist Luni Li, 8, plays Vivaldi’s Spring from the Four Seasons concerto with members of the White Rock City Orchestra June 4 at Memorial Park. (Markus Kislig photo)
Photo posted to Car Free Day Surrey’s website, carfree.ca.

Car Free Day Surrey: Here’s what to do, see, drink, eat and play with Saturday in Newton (June 11)

Inaugural event features 3 stages of family-friendly entertainment and more

Photo posted to Car Free Day Surrey’s website, carfree.ca.
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Four Winds Brewing is hosting its fourth annual Cheers for Children fundraiser concert benefiting Reach Child Youth Development Society on June 17, 2022. Pictured, left to right, are Four Winds co-owner Adam Mills, Reach Society development manager Kristin Bibbs, Four Winds creative director Justin Longoz and Southlands destination manager Christine Grange. (Reach Child & Youth Development Society photo)

Cheers for Children concert to benefit Delta kids with extra needs

Four Winds Brewing event June 17 to raise funds for Reach Child Youth Development Society

Four Winds Brewing is hosting its fourth annual Cheers for Children fundraiser concert benefiting Reach Child Youth Development Society on June 17, 2022. Pictured, left to right, are Four Winds co-owner Adam Mills, Reach Society development manager Kristin Bibbs, Four Winds creative director Justin Longoz and Southlands destination manager Christine Grange. (Reach Child & Youth Development Society photo)
The annual Long, Long Table dinner returns to Surrey Civic Plaza on Tuesday, June 28. (Photo: facebook.com/DowntownSurreyBIA)

Long, Long Table and Surrey Fest events return downtown on 2 dates in June

Downtown Surrey BIA also plans a Community Conversation on how to support LGBTQ2SIA+ youth

The annual Long, Long Table dinner returns to Surrey Civic Plaza on Tuesday, June 28. (Photo: facebook.com/DowntownSurreyBIA)
Christina Myers with a copy of her 2021 novel, “The List of Last Chances.” (file photo)

Surrey novelist’s debut book listed among 10 Leacock humour award nominees

Christina Myers’ ‘The List of Last Chances’ was published in 2021

Christina Myers with a copy of her 2021 novel, “The List of Last Chances.” (file photo)
The 2019 5X Festival Block party attracted thousands of people to Surrey’s Central City Plaza. This year’s event moves to Holland Park and it will be followed by a free “Reopening Celebration.” (File photo: Lauren Collins)

5X Fest adds ‘Reopening Celebration’ in Surrey, with Jalebi Baby sensation Tesher

The free event follows the ticketed Block Party earlier in the day

The 2019 5X Festival Block party attracted thousands of people to Surrey’s Central City Plaza. This year’s event moves to Holland Park and it will be followed by a free “Reopening Celebration.” (File photo: Lauren Collins)
White Rock City Orchestra maestra Paula DeWit (centre) solos on trumpet in a recent video by the orchestra, backed by percussionist Dominique Bernath and bassist and WRCO president Peter Koyander. (Video screen shot)

White Rock City Orchestra plays Saturday

Free concert June 4 at Memorial Park Plaza on Marine Drive

White Rock City Orchestra maestra Paula DeWit (centre) solos on trumpet in a recent video by the orchestra, backed by percussionist Dominique Bernath and bassist and WRCO president Peter Koyander. (Video screen shot)
The touring production “Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic” hits Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Thursday, June 16, with Dominic Warren (left) singing Freddie Mercury’s parts and Rusty Red playing Brian May’s guitar riffs. (Submitted photo)

Queen show coming to Surrey with ‘spectacle’ and ‘energy’ of band’s landmark 1986 London concert

Canadian tour postponed by COVID a couple times before 36-date run of theatres this spring/summer

The touring production “Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic” hits Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Thursday, June 16, with Dominic Warren (left) singing Freddie Mercury’s parts and Rusty Red playing Brian May’s guitar riffs. (Submitted photo)
Surrey-based Aequitas Singers will perform a “Finding Colours in the Grey” concert Saturday, June 18 at Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall. The choir rehearses Tuesday evenings at David Brankin Elementary in Whalley. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

‘Finding Colours in the Grey’ concert amplifies Surrey’s Aequitas Singers following Zoom adventures

‘Ironically, we actually gained members during COVID,’ choir member says ahead of June 18 showcase

Surrey-based Aequitas Singers will perform a “Finding Colours in the Grey” concert Saturday, June 18 at Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall. The choir rehearses Tuesday evenings at David Brankin Elementary in Whalley. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Alongside You and Delta Stageworks Theatre Society are hosting “The Reset Weekend,” a series of music and community arts workshops in South Delta June 17-18 in support of mental health wellness. Pictured, clockwise from top-left, are workshop leaders Stefanie Tong (therapeutic dance and hip hop) workshops, Tracy Neff (musical theatre), Meg Neufeld (visual arts) and Cory Haas (theatre games and movement). (submitted image)

‘Reset Weekend’ in Delta aims to support mental health through art

Jam session and workshops June 17-18 planned as way to ‘recharge and connect with others’ post COVID

Alongside You and Delta Stageworks Theatre Society are hosting “The Reset Weekend,” a series of music and community arts workshops in South Delta June 17-18 in support of mental health wellness. Pictured, clockwise from top-left, are workshop leaders Stefanie Tong (therapeutic dance and hip hop) workshops, Tracy Neff (musical theatre), Meg Neufeld (visual arts) and Cory Haas (theatre games and movement). (submitted image)
Quilts by the Marvelous Makers group to support Ukraine, and displaced Ukrainians, as displayed at White Rock Library during May. Contributed photo

SIGHTLINES: Quilts and concerts among attractions coming to Semiahmoo Peninsula

Live bands return, Peninsula events offer help for Ukrainians

Quilts by the Marvelous Makers group to support Ukraine, and displaced Ukrainians, as displayed at White Rock Library during May. Contributed photo
Drag performers sing “We Are Family” at the 2020 Surrey Pride festival at Central City Plaza. The 2022 festival returns there on Saturday, June 25. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

In June, Pride Month events in Surrey lead up to festival at Central City plaza

Music, movies, drag shows, a Pride history talk, bingo and more at sites around Surrey

Drag performers sing “We Are Family” at the 2020 Surrey Pride festival at Central City Plaza. The 2022 festival returns there on Saturday, June 25. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
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