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UPDATE: Burnaby writer wins 2020 CBC Nonfiction Prize

UPDATE: Burnaby writer wins 2020 CBC Nonfiction Prize

A Burnaby writer has won the 2020 CBC Nonfiction Prize.
Live performance returns to Burnaby's Shadbolt Centre

Live performance returns to Burnaby's Shadbolt Centre

Live (Streaming) at the 'Bolt, a 10-week online concert series that also features a limited live audience, kicks off Oct. 1
Burnaby teacher, student reunite onstage in Metro Theatre opener

Burnaby teacher, student reunite onstage in Metro Theatre opener

Six months after it went dark in the face of COVID-19, Metro Theatre is opening its doors again - with new pandemic protocols and limited seating
Political protest meets literature in new Burnaby Art Gallery exhibition

Political protest meets literature in new Burnaby Art Gallery exhibition

Political protest meets classical literature in the newest exhibition at Burnaby Art Gallery. The gallery is inviting people in for Reading Art, running from Sept. 25 to Jan. 17.
Burnaby Mountain alum wins big on Sing On! reality TV show

Burnaby Mountain alum wins big on Sing On! reality TV show

A former Burnaby resident with an ear for debate is proving he also has a voice for karaoke.
New West, Burnaby venues going red for Light Up Live

New West, Burnaby venues going red for Light Up Live

Grassroots coast-to-coast movement will see venues and other buildings and landmarks lighting up in red to raise awareness of the live event industry and its struggles to stay afloat through COVID-19
Time has come for BIPOC voices in theatre: Burnaby actor

Time has come for BIPOC voices in theatre: Burnaby actor

Ali Watson will be front and centre when the Arts Club opens a new, small-scale fall season with Nilaja Sun's No Child..., starting Sept. 24
UPDATE: Deer Lake Gallery set to celebrate 50 years of Burnaby Arts Council

UPDATE: Deer Lake Gallery set to celebrate 50 years of Burnaby Arts Council

The gallery has opened its doors again, nearly six months after the COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to live gatherings
B.C. Culture Days returns to Burnaby this fall

B.C. Culture Days returns to Burnaby this fall

B.C. Culture Days will go ahead this fall with a combination of live and virtual events. The 11th annual celebration of arts and culture is set to run from Sept. 25 to Oct.
Burnaby author gives voice to underrepresented stories

Burnaby author gives voice to underrepresented stories

Harman Pandher hopes Gurpreet Goes to Gurdwara will help to show Sikh children that their stories are part of Canada's identity