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Burnaby choir in the choral spotlight

Burnaby choir in the choral spotlight

The Phoenix Chamber choir took audiences on a musical pilgrimage to open its 2011/12 season on the weekend. The national-award-winning choir, based in Burnaby, opened its season with Path of the Pilgrim on Nov. 5 and 6.

Christmas craft show in Burnaby this week

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. At least it will be at Shadbolt Centre for the Arts this weekend, when the Burnaby Arts Council hosts its 40th Christmas craft show. The show is on at the Shadbolt Centre, 6450 Deer Lake Ave., from Nov.
Burnaby artisans in Circle Craft Christmas market

Burnaby artisans in Circle Craft Christmas market

Local artists and artisans are in the spotlight for one of Vancouver's favourite Christmas traditions. The Circle Craft Christmas Market, which has been running since 1973, is on at the Vancouver Convention Centre West from Nov. 9 to 13.
Film explores mystery

Film explores mystery

The next screening in the DOXA Documentary Film Festival series at Shadbolt Centre is on this week. The Shadbolt Centre is presenting the Vancouver premiere of Jon Foy's Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles.
Remembering in song

Remembering in song

Two local choirs are joining forces to offer up a concert in honour of Remembrance Day. New Westminster's Amabilis Singers are teaming up with the Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir for Remembering -, set for Saturday, Nov. 12. The 8 p.m.

Young performers sought for Burnaby show

Are you a Burnaby star on the rise? The Burnaby Arts Council is looking for emerging talent for its Stars of Tomorrow showcase. The performance will be at the Michael J. Fox Theatre on Dec.

Music across cultures

Burnaby's Ismaili Centre will get a sneak peek at a unique cross-cultural musical collaboration. Afghanistan's legendary Homayun Sakhi Trio will be performing a private concert at the centre on Nov.

Teen singer hosts benefit concert

Anjela Gerardo could have just had a 16th birthday party. Instead, she decided to try something different: organizing and performing in a benefit concert to help children in need.
DOXA film series continues in Burnaby

DOXA film series continues in Burnaby

The next screening in the DOXA Documentary Film Festival series at Shadbolt Centre is on next week. The Shadbolt Centre is presenting the Vancouver premiere of Jon Foy's Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles.

Book explores history of Italians in B.C

An author whose latest book explores the history of Italian immigrants in B.C. will be speaking in Burnaby. Lynne Bowen is set to appear on Nov. 5 from 2 to 3: 30 p.m. at the McGill branch of Burnaby Public Library.