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Chinese New Year celebrations

Prepared by the Richmond Arts Coalition Feb 1 RCCS Lunar New Year Lion Dance Celebration at Richmond Centre 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Richmond Centre Mall 6551 No 3 Road This event is free.
Overcoming obstacles; one fairytale at a time

Overcoming obstacles; one fairytale at a time

Teenage girls’ insecurities leads to artist’s series of fantasy illustrations

Arts Calendar

January 2014 Arts Events Prepared by the Richmond Arts Coalition On now until January 26 On the Move: Richmond's Transportation Legacy At the Richmond Museum 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond This exhibit explores, through photographs and artefacts from the

Texting in class fractures focus

Imagine for a moment a scene in which a father is building Lego castles with his little boy. The two of them sit on the carpet as the man constructs the foundation. Excitedly, he adds a few colourful layers, placing one piece on top of another.

Language worth wearing

For many centuries now, those of us living in non-tropical places - for instance, Canada and Great Britain - have spent more time dressed than undressed.

Around Town

Friday Gateway Theatre holds its 28th Annual Christmas Concert on Friday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. The concert celebrates 40 years of playing music in Richmond and includes guests Vancouver Thunderbird Chorus.

More names into words

In an earlier column I wrote about words that perpetuate the names of historic figures. Since then, I've read a book mentioning others that I'd never suspected. Before I knew it, I'd woven them into a silly story.

Berry nice wines tickles palate

Carol Smiley lives up to her name as she pours me a Sanduz Blackcurrant fruit wine and beams with pride at how delicious it is. Smiley is the friendly and knowledgeable hostess in the Sanduz Estate Wines' tasting room at Blundell and Sidaway.
Trauma and love collide in Crash

Trauma and love collide in Crash

We all share the struggle to find meaning in our lives, whether it be through love, loss or suffering. Sometimes it's trauma, and the overcoming of trauma, that creates a deeper connection to ourselves and others.

Bad Company rocker makes good company shopping

You never know who you're going to meet at the grocery store. A few years back, I was busy filling up my water bottles at a Save-on-Foods in White Rock when the lead singer of Bad Company, Paul Rodgers, came cruising down the aisle.
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