Arts and Entertainment

The City of Delta held its grand opening of the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday (May 14, 2022). (Photo: Lauren Collins)

City holds grand opening of North Delta Centre for the Arts

The event’s theme was ‘Welcome back, Delta’

 

Last summer Jim Trimble enjoyed a beverage on the patio of the Fleetwood-area retirement condo he shared with his wife, Pat Trimble. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Cancer claims Surrey’s ‘Diamond’ Jim Trimble, who loved to entertain crowds later in life

He won awards for work to establish The Vaudevillians troupe and Naked Stage theatre company

 

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Movie about musical brothers separated by Cuba/U.S. politics shown at Surrey city hall

April 29 screening date for the documentary ‘Los Hermanos/The Brothers’

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Surrey-raised Cullen and other comedians on Yuk Yuk’s stage at casino

After April 30 gigs, Cullen heads to Winnipeg for ‘Misguidance Systems’ gala recording

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The Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival site at Vanier Park in Vancouver. (Photo: Maxine Bulloch/bardonthebeach.org)

Bard on the Beach returns with ‘laughter and magic’ of popular Shakespeare comedy this summer

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is the lone production on the festival’s BMO Mainstage

The Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival site at Vanier Park in Vancouver. (Photo: Maxine Bulloch/bardonthebeach.org)
Actors Kimball Finigan, left, and George Stone read “Freud’s Last Session” at Newton Cultural Centre from April 29 to May 1. (Photos: nspsociety.com)

‘Freud’s Last Session’ on Surrey stage as Naked company preps 2 plays this spring

The script’s two-man discussion takes place in Freud’s home in 1939 as war begins for England

Actors Kimball Finigan, left, and George Stone read “Freud’s Last Session” at Newton Cultural Centre from April 29 to May 1. (Photos: nspsociety.com)
The cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” a comedy that will play the Arts Club Theatre Company’s Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in September, as part of the company’s 2022-23 season of shows at three theatres in Vancouver. (Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz)

‘Peter Pan’ comedy, ‘Sound of Music,’ Carole King musical, more coming to Arts Club stages

Theatre company’s ‘Alive on Three Stages’ promise follows two years of pandemic-caused postponements

The cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” a comedy that will play the Arts Club Theatre Company’s Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in September, as part of the company’s 2022-23 season of shows at three theatres in Vancouver. (Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz)
A scene from “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” now playing at Hollywood 3 Cinemas in Surrey, 7125 138 St., at 7:05 p.m. daily plus shows 1:20 p.m. Saturday and Sunday this weekend. See theatre listing under Movies.
A scene from “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” now playing at Hollywood 3 Cinemas in Surrey, 7125 138 St., at 7:05 p.m. daily plus shows 1:20 p.m. Saturday and Sunday this weekend. See theatre listing under Movies.
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Soul Purpose, whose playlist includes everything from Motown and R & B to today's top-40 hits, will play at Ocean Park Hall on Friday, April 8. (Contributed photo)

Concerts, playlets, call for entertainers return

Semiahmoo Peninsula entertainment events coming up

Soul Purpose, whose playlist includes everything from Motown and R & B to today's top-40 hits, will play at Ocean Park Hall on Friday, April 8. (Contributed photo)
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After COVID pause, ‘Neverland’ is now for Surrey school theatre troupe’s musical ‘Peter Pan’

‘We have a wonderful set, great choreography and all new kids rehearsing for the parts,’ Betty Huff director says

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Bird-themed aerial circus show “Tweet Tweet!” will be performed by Femmes du Feu Creations during the Surrey SPARK Stages launch weekend, May 27-29 at Surrey Arts Centre. (Photo: Vimeo.com)

For kids, Surrey’s new year-round ‘SPARK’ events to replace annual children’s festival

Goal is to expand beyond 3-day kickoff event (May 27-29) to bring performing arts to sites across city

Bird-themed aerial circus show “Tweet Tweet!” will be performed by Femmes du Feu Creations during the Surrey SPARK Stages launch weekend, May 27-29 at Surrey Arts Centre. (Photo: Vimeo.com)
Will Smith cries as he accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role for “King Richard” at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

At a pugnacious Oscars, Apple’s feel-good ‘CODA’ triumphs as best picture

Drama erupts as Will Smith slaps presenter Chris Rock

Will Smith cries as he accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role for “King Richard” at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Clown performers in Cirque Du Soleil's new-look "Alegria" show, performed in a Big Top at Vancouver's Concord Pacific Place (at False Creek), from March 25 to June 5. (Submitted photo)

‘Joy’ for Cirque du Soleil in Vancouver as company stages first show in Canada post-COVID

New-look ‘Alegria’ opens Friday inside 2,600-seat Big Top at Concord Pacific Place

Clown performers in Cirque Du Soleil's new-look "Alegria" show, performed in a Big Top at Vancouver's Concord Pacific Place (at False Creek), from March 25 to June 5. (Submitted photo)
Farren Timoteo in Made in Italy, 2022: set design by Cory Sincennes; costume design by Cindy Wiebe; lighting design by Conor Moore; photo by Moonrider Productions

Quick-change artist Timoteo hits the ’70s with hilarious ‘Made In Italy,’ his one-man musical

Arts Club show in Vancouver offers laughs about family, food, music and the life of Italian immigrants

Farren Timoteo in Made in Italy, 2022: set design by Cory Sincennes; costume design by Cindy Wiebe; lighting design by Conor Moore; photo by Moonrider Productions
Comedian Ron James will return to a Surrey stage on June 18. See listing under Comedy.
Comedian Ron James will return to a Surrey stage on June 18. See listing under Comedy.
The March/April comedy lineup at the new Yuk Yuk’s club at Elements Casino in Surrey, as shown on yukyuks.com/surrey.

Yuk Yuk’s comedy club opens at Surrey’s Elements Casino with Saturday-night shows

So far it’s been a popular ticket, according to club manager Garry Yuill

The March/April comedy lineup at the new Yuk Yuk’s club at Elements Casino in Surrey, as shown on yukyuks.com/surrey.
Lizzy Elliott of Abbotsford has received a $20,000 grant to film a documentary on Skully White, owner of the gourmet hotdog business Lullys Food Experience. White donated a kidney to a customer in 2020. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford woman wins $20K grant to film Hotdogs for Life documentary

Project will feature Skully White, who donated kidney to customer in 2020

Lizzy Elliott of Abbotsford has received a $20,000 grant to film a documentary on Skully White, owner of the gourmet hotdog business Lullys Food Experience. White donated a kidney to a customer in 2020. (Submitted photo)
A performer with Royal Canadian International Circus. (Submitted photo)
A performer with Royal Canadian International Circus. (Submitted photo)