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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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Fally Ipupa, a performer from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, will bring his band to Surrey for the AHFOMAD festival (African Heritage Festival of Music and Dance) on the evening of Sunday, Sept. 4. (Photo: festivalafrica.org).

African festival to fill Surrey Civic Plaza with music, dance and food on Labour Day weekend

Tickets are required for Sept. 4, but the first two festival days are free

Fally Ipupa, a performer from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, will bring his band to Surrey for the AHFOMAD festival (African Heritage Festival of Music and Dance) on the evening of Sunday, Sept. 4. (Photo: festivalafrica.org).
An all-ages drag brunch was on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 21). Pictured is Eva Scarlett. (Sobia Moman photo)

PHOTOS: Drag show in Surrey entertains a crowd while raising money

The show was run by Surrey’s Pivot Theatre company

An all-ages drag brunch was on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 21). Pictured is Eva Scarlett. (Sobia Moman photo)
Online poster for Pivot Theatre’s event on Sunday, Aug. 21.

‘All-ages drag brunch’ show Sunday to raise money for new Surrey theatre company

Pivot Theatre will stage shows at Bethany-Newton United Church starting this fall

Online poster for Pivot Theatre’s event on Sunday, Aug. 21.
David Patterson’s semi-abstract florals, such as Living Well, illustrate his “art as a universal voice” concept. (Contributed photo)

Noted painters team for South Surrey show

Chris MacClure and David Patterson’s work featured at GS Company, Semiahmoo Centre.

David Patterson’s semi-abstract florals, such as Living Well, illustrate his “art as a universal voice” concept. (Contributed photo)
Wildlife artist Leo Recilla. Contributed photo.
Wildlife artist Leo Recilla. (Contributed photo)

Surrey Art Gallery talks return with wildlife artist

Leo Recilla first in new series of illustrated lectures

Wildlife artist Leo Recilla. Contributed photo.
Wildlife artist Leo Recilla. (Contributed photo)
Julio Avila Cuban Band. (Submitted photo)
Julio Avila Cuban Band. (Submitted photo)
Matt Truex, a Los Angeles-based archive representative with Warner Bros. Discovery, adjusts a Superman costume for the new “Surrey on Screen” exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Museum’s new ‘Surrey on Screen’ showcases movies, TV shows filmed here, plus old Clova projector

‘It’s been so much fun putting this together and learning about how much has been filmed here,’ curator says

Matt Truex, a Los Angeles-based archive representative with Warner Bros. Discovery, adjusts a Superman costume for the new “Surrey on Screen” exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
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White Rock author Keith Costelloe's first novel, Drawn Into Danger, is a page-turning evocation of the seductive appeal – and underlying perils – of Algeria for a young English expatriate in the late 1970s. Alex Browne photo

White Rock author’s book draws readers into world of danger

Algerian thriller is a stunning debut novel for White Rock’s Keith Costelloe

White Rock author Keith Costelloe's first novel, Drawn Into Danger, is a page-turning evocation of the seductive appeal – and underlying perils – of Algeria for a young English expatriate in the late 1970s. Alex Browne photo
The Afro Caribbean Cultural Summerfest of Surrey kicked off its inaugural celebration on Saturday, August 13 for a two-day event. Musical stylings of the Caribbean band, The Sweet Pan Steel Band was enjoyed by many on Sunday afternoon. (Sobia Moman photo)

VIDEO: Surrey’s first Afro Caribbean Summerfest a success in representation, cultural appreciation

The inaugural event ran from Aug. 13 to 14 and saw over a thousand people come out

The Afro Caribbean Cultural Summerfest of Surrey kicked off its inaugural celebration on Saturday, August 13 for a two-day event. Musical stylings of the Caribbean band, The Sweet Pan Steel Band was enjoyed by many on Sunday afternoon. (Sobia Moman photo)
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