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Living Room Art in the Heights goes virtual in Burnaby

Living Room Art in the Heights goes virtual in Burnaby

Living Room Art in the Heights is going virtual. The popular neighbourhood art event in North Burnaby is back after a one-year hiatus – and this time, it’s heading into cyberspace in response to COVID-19.
This Burnaby family's out to win Canadian Family's Got Talent

This Burnaby family's out to win Canadian Family's Got Talent

The Maddock family of North Burnaby has been selected for the semifinals of a new national competition, and you can vote online to help them make the finals
Arts Club, Vancouver Opera join the COVID-19 response effort

Arts Club, Vancouver Opera join the COVID-19 response effort

Theatres have gone dark, but two of the city's largest arts organizations are reaching out to help through the pandemic
Burnaby politicians' COVID-19 song on sale, proceeds go to food bank

Burnaby politicians' COVID-19 song on sale, proceeds go to food bank

A song performed by a pair of Burnaby politicians, billed as a community anthem during the COVID-19 pandemic, is now digitally available for sale, with proceeds going to the food bank. Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley and Coun. Joe Keithley – a.k.a. D.O.A.
Burnaby's biggest music festival cancelled over COVID-19

Burnaby's biggest music festival cancelled over COVID-19

The Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival has fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Burnaby has just announced the cancellation of the 2020 festival, which was slated to run Aug. 7 and 8 at Deer Lake Park.
This Vancouver choir has a musical PSA for COVID-19

This Vancouver choir has a musical PSA for COVID-19

Phoenix Chamber Choir isn't letting the pandemic stop them from making music together - virtually
You can help the Burnaby Arts Council celebrate its 50th anniversary

You can help the Burnaby Arts Council celebrate its 50th anniversary

With a physical exhibition no longer possible, the arts council has opened a call for submissions to a planned print and digital publication
Art in the Time of COVID-19: Burnaby artists invited to share stories

Art in the Time of COVID-19: Burnaby artists invited to share stories

Calling all artists: The Burnaby Arts Council wants to hear your stories of creativity. The arts council is conducting an Art in the Time of COVID-19 campaign, and it’s asking for submissions from local artists and creative folks.
Burnaby violinist offers Easter Sunday hymn sing-along

Burnaby violinist offers Easter Sunday hymn sing-along

Rosemary Siemens is on a mission to share a message of hope and faith for people around the world throughout the COVID-19 pandemic
Burnaby prop maker offers help for frontline COVID-19 workers

Burnaby prop maker offers help for frontline COVID-19 workers

"Ear Savers" are being created by 3-D printer and given out for free for health-care workers to help ease the pain of wearing face masks