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Presto, he’s president: World’s largest magic organization now led by Surrey’s Billy Hsueh

‘It just feels really good to represent an organization that I’ve been part of since I was, like, 11’

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Music and meditation to fill Surrey City Hall, plaza during new 2-day festival in August

Transformational Theatre’s inaugural in-person festival follows online concert in May 2021

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The City of Delta is hosting a screening of the feature documentary “Emergence: Out of the Shadows” on Aug. 13, 2022 at North Delta Centre for the Arts (11425 84 Ave, Delta, BC). (Sher Films image)

‘Emergence’ doc to be screened at North Delta Centre for the Arts

Award-winning film explores struggles of being Queer in the South Asian community

  • Jul 27, 2022
The City of Delta is hosting a screening of the feature documentary “Emergence: Out of the Shadows” on Aug. 13, 2022 at North Delta Centre for the Arts (11425 84 Ave, Delta, BC). (Sher Films image)
The Washboard Union performs at the Gone Country fundraising concert Saturday, July 23 in Cloverdale. (Photo: Kari Simpson)

PHOTOS: Gone Country benefit concert raises record $842,000 in Cloverdale

The Washboard Union capped a day of country bands at event, paused by pandemic since 2019

  • Jul 25, 2022
The Washboard Union performs at the Gone Country fundraising concert Saturday, July 23 in Cloverdale. (Photo: Kari Simpson)
The City of Surrey hosted the 15th annual Surrey Fusion Festival at Holland Park in Surrey on Saturday, July 23, 2022. The free event goes from 11 am- 10 pm July 23-24, 2022. The festival will feature 40 cultural pavilions, vendors, an Indigenous Village, eight stages, a kid zone and amusement rides. The cultural pavilions will also seek to educate the public on their history and traditions and how they relate to this year’s theme of “CommUNITY.” (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Surrey Fusion Festival fills Holland Park with music, food, cultures of world

The event’s 2022 theme ‘CommUNITY’ was displayed at more than 40 cultural pavilions at park

The City of Surrey hosted the 15th annual Surrey Fusion Festival at Holland Park in Surrey on Saturday, July 23, 2022. The free event goes from 11 am- 10 pm July 23-24, 2022. The festival will feature 40 cultural pavilions, vendors, an Indigenous Village, eight stages, a kid zone and amusement rides. The cultural pavilions will also seek to educate the public on their history and traditions and how they relate to this year’s theme of “CommUNITY.” (Photo by Anna Burns/Surrey Now-Leader)
White Rock Pride Society hosted the first annual family day to celebrate Pride in Miramar Plaza in White Rock on Saturday, July 23, 2022. The family-friendly event featured entertainment, food trucks, a kid’s zone, a silent auction, and a vendor market. Jaylene Tyme, pictured, was one of the many performers at the event (Markus Kislig photo)

PHOTOS: Hundreds showed their Pride at the White Rock Family Day event

White Rock Pride Society and the city closed out the Pride festivities this weekend

White Rock Pride Society hosted the first annual family day to celebrate Pride in Miramar Plaza in White Rock on Saturday, July 23, 2022. The family-friendly event featured entertainment, food trucks, a kid’s zone, a silent auction, and a vendor market. Jaylene Tyme, pictured, was one of the many performers at the event (Markus Kislig photo)
Music is performed on veena during an event hosted by Sanskriti Cultural Awareness Society of BC, which is planning another Festival of India at Surrey’s Holland Park on Saturday, July 30. (Submitted photo)

Back-to-back festivals celebrate India, Jamaica at Surrey park on July’s final weekend

Holland Park to host Festival of India, followed by Jamaica Day Festival

Music is performed on veena during an event hosted by Sanskriti Cultural Awareness Society of BC, which is planning another Festival of India at Surrey’s Holland Park on Saturday, July 30. (Submitted photo)
Latin dancing at the pier was a success the first time around, the organizers gearing up for the second dose on August 6 (Markus Kislig Contributed photo)
Latin dancing at the pier was a success the first time around, the organizers gearing up for the second dose on August 6 (Markus Kislig Contributed photo)
A scene from “Sing 2,” which kicks off the 2022 Movies Under the Stars series at Surrey’s Holland Park.
A scene from “Sing 2,” which kicks off the 2022 Movies Under the Stars series at Surrey’s Holland Park.
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Breath of Black seniors recorded for ‘Black Breath Spectacle’ at Surrey Art Gallery

Audiovisual exhibit featured in former TechLab space, subject of a new book

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Surrey’s Royal Canadian Theatre Company moves forward without King as managing artistic director

New roles for Crystal Weltzin and Kerri Norris as three new shows are announced for 2022-23 season

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Florida-based performer Tymisha “Tush” Harris returns to Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage with a pair of shows in October. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

No Arts Club Theatre plays in Surrey this fall/winter as company postpones touring shows

Surrey Civic Theatres’ 2022-23 season to offer ‘robust and fulsome selection of theatre shows’

Florida-based performer Tymisha “Tush” Harris returns to Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage with a pair of shows in October. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Admission is free at Surrey Fusion Festival, which returns to Holland Park on July 23-24. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Surrey Fusion Festival returns to Holland Park with music, food, culture from nations around world

The festival’s 2022 theme ‘CommUNITY’ will be displayed at more than 40 cultural pavilions

Admission is free at Surrey Fusion Festival, which returns to Holland Park on July 23-24. (Photo: surrey.ca)
The Fraser Valley Music Awards will be presented July 21 in Abbotsford. (Claudia Wyler Photography file photo)

36 nominees announced for Fraser Valley Music Awards

Winners named July 21 during outdoor concert series in Abbotsford

The Fraser Valley Music Awards will be presented July 21 in Abbotsford. (Claudia Wyler Photography file photo)
Jessica MacNiel, Miss Teenager World 2021 wants to change the Canadian pageantry world. (Contributed photo)

Miss Teenager World from South Surrey wants to change perceptions of beauty

Jessica MacNiel was crowned in October 2021 in an international competition in Ecuador

Jessica MacNiel, Miss Teenager World 2021 wants to change the Canadian pageantry world. (Contributed photo)
Celtic folk-rock fusion legends The Paperboys enthralled a large crowd at the Grand Chief Bernard Robert Charles Plaza parking lot on East Beach Thursday (July 7) as part of the White Rock BIA’s 2022 TD Concerts at the Pier. Hagen Pflueger photos

Paperboys continue City of White Rock, BIA summer music series

Next TD Concerts at the Pier performance at Five Corners

  • Jul 9, 2022
Celtic folk-rock fusion legends The Paperboys enthralled a large crowd at the Grand Chief Bernard Robert Charles Plaza parking lot on East Beach Thursday (July 7) as part of the White Rock BIA’s 2022 TD Concerts at the Pier. Hagen Pflueger photos
Alex Chan, Lois Warwick, and Chris Nash play porters Bob, Stevie, and Jim in Beach House Theatre’s The Servant of Two Masters, running Aug. 9 to 14 at Blackie Spit Park, Crescent Beach.

Beach House Theatre presents comedy Italian-style

Crescent Beach summer tradition returns with slapstick romp

Alex Chan, Lois Warwick, and Chris Nash play porters Bob, Stevie, and Jim in Beach House Theatre’s The Servant of Two Masters, running Aug. 9 to 14 at Blackie Spit Park, Crescent Beach.
Sounds of Summer performances continue in Surrey parks until Aug. 24. (City of Surrey photo)

Sounds of Summer: Surrey Musical Event upcoming

The event will have 10 musical performances in Surrey’s parks all summer-long

Sounds of Summer performances continue in Surrey parks until Aug. 24. (City of Surrey photo)
White Rock’s Latin dancing event aims to bring communities together for a night of dancing. (File photo)

Evening of Latin dance set for next weekend

The event is back after being postponed for two years

White Rock’s Latin dancing event aims to bring communities together for a night of dancing. (File photo)
Bayview Arts Collective hosted a makers market at Crescent Beach on Canada Day. (Geoffrey Yue photos)

PHOTOS: Bayview Arts Collective celebrates Canada Day with Makers Market

Crescent Beach event displayed the work of 24 artists July 1

  • Jul 2, 2022
Bayview Arts Collective hosted a makers market at Crescent Beach on Canada Day. (Geoffrey Yue photos)