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Spoken Ink reading set

Lovers of the written word will have a chance to hear from some of the top writers in the recent Burnaby Writers' Society annual contest. The society's next Spoken Ink night, set for Tuesday, Sept.

History, singing priests and more in city's arts scene

Neighbourhood stories and photographs from Vancouver's historic Powell Street are the focus of a new book. Monogatari: Tales of Powell Street is now available at the National Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre in Burnaby.
The tastes of Japan

The tastes of Japan

I'd heard many good things about G-Be Izakaya, which opened earlier this year at the Grand Villa Casino, but I didn't understand the name. Everything came together once I opened the menu and read about this old Japanese legend.

Burnaby museum offers tales of historic Powell Street

Neighbourhood stories and photographs from Vancouver's historic Powell Street are the focus of a new book. Monogatari: Tales of Powell Street is now available at the National Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre in Burnaby.
Light in the Piazza has Burnaby ties

Light in the Piazza has Burnaby ties

A young woman sightseeing in Florence loses her hat in a gust of wind. It lands at the feet of a handsome young Italian - and what begins is a love story that has captivated Broadway critics and audiences since it first opened on Broadway in 2005.

New Burnaby Chamber Choir seeks singers

Love to sing? Looking to belong to a high-quality choral ensemble? Singers of all voice types are being invited to audition for the newly formed Burnaby Chamber Choir, an SATB ensemble that will be devoted to "performing the finest gems of the sacred

Abstracts, sculpture in new Burnaby art exhibition

Art lovers, take note. Element, a new exhibition of work by Mary Hall and Svetlana Sloan, is on at the Burnaby Arts Council's Deer Lake Gallery until Sept. 10. Hall celebrates B.C. scenes in abstract work.

Burnaby dancer takes the stage for Vancouver International Flamenco Festival

A Burnaby dancer will be front and centre when the Vancouver International Flamenco Festival opens at the end of September.

Songs in the park this Sunday

They're as famous as Elvis for the under-10 set in the Vancouver region, and they're coming to Burnaby. Bobs and Lolo, known for their show on Treehouse TV and seen at festivals and events throughout B.C.

Photography exhibitions highlight Burnaby landscapes

The beauty of Burnaby's landscapes is in the spotlight at two Burnaby libraries.
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