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Teen poetry in the spotlight

The following are the winners of this year's annual teen poetry contest, sponsored by Richmond Public Library. The contest encompasses two age categories - 12 to 15 and 16 to 18 years old.
Camera opens door to adventure for Steveston photographer

Camera opens door to adventure for Steveston photographer

Carrying around a camera for most of his life has given Steveston’s Dan Propp a licence for adventure. It has been a constant companion as he worked in a number of jobs — from travelling salesman to postcard photographer.

Screenings hard to watch, says Steveston film producer

Steveston's Matthew Cervi loves movies. He loves helping make them. He's just not so keen watching those he's worked on in a theatre along with other film fans.
Screenings hard to watch, says Steveston film producer

Screenings hard to watch, says Steveston film producer

Steveston’s Matthew Cervi loves movies. He loves helping make them. He’s just not so keen watching those he’s worked on in a theatre along with other film fans.

Twenty best wedding party songs

With wedding season now upon us, we must address a vital but oft-overlooked aspect of the special day: The wedding music. Since not everyone can afford a wedding band or even for a DJ, many will rely on their iPods to rock the dance floor.

Sy serves up satirical dish

The whole world - including the kitchen, it seems - is a stage. Jovanni Sy, artistic director of Gateway Theatre, is going to demonstrate that when he brings A Taste of Empire to the Rooftop Garden at the Richmond Cultural Centre May 31 and June 1.

Duo to perform 'healing' music

A Richmond mother-daughter duo will use the healing power of music at an upcoming show in East Vancouver in memory of a Surrey hockey mom who was murdered last December.
Going with the flow

Going with the flow

Richmond musician Marc Gladstone shares his skills among eight bands
Nfld. singer to perform at shipyards

Nfld. singer to perform at shipyards

Take a trip from Newfoundland to Paris with the music and insight of folk musician Lorne Warr April 17 at the Britannia Heritage Shipyards. Warr hails from Lewisporte, Nfld.

City Walls revving up their engines

Richmond-raised rockers of the band City Walls, previously known as Louder than Love, are preparing for their album release and subsequent tour across Canada.