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Thompson challenges creativity

The Thompson Community Centre Art Committee wants people to get creative as registration for its Second Annual Community Art Challenge opens next Monday, Sept. 16.

Teens get community out to enjoy art

If you had been strolling the sunny sidewalks of Steveston on Sunday, Sept. 8, you may have overheard music drifting up from beside the community centre.

Around Town

FRIDAY The final Music at the Cannery show happens this Friday, Aug. 30 at 6:30 p.m., featuring Sibel Thrasher, Steveston's own Soul Diva. The show is at Gulf of Georgia Cannery, 12138 Fourth Ave. For more information, call 604-664-9009.

Your business is their business

You have to dig deep into our English language to find the roots of the word business. It sprouted from the Anglo-Saxon "bisignis," formed from the word "bisig," meaning busy.

Books tell tales of adventure, monsters

The Richmond Public Library is having a party to celebrate the end of another great Summer Reading Club. The party is at the Brighouse branch, 7700 Minoru Gate, on Sunday Aug. 25. The talent show starts at 2 p.m. and the parade at 2:45 p.m.

Your weekend arts guide

The Richmond Museum has organized an Interurban Tram History Bus Trip this Saturday, Aug. 24 from 1 to 4:45 p.m., in conjunction with its newest exhibit, On the Move: Richmond's Transportation Legacy. The trip is for all ages, but space is limited.

Ensemble promises dynamism, fusion

The Spirit of Rhythm takes the term ensemble to the next level, with multiple instruments and no vocals, nor a single musical solo.
Piano ensemble promises dynamism, fusion

Piano ensemble promises dynamism, fusion

The Spirit of Rhythm takes the term ensemble to the next level, with multiple instruments and no vocals, nor a single musical solo.
Drums, paddles keep time in Steveston

Drums, paddles keep time in Steveston

Dragon Boat Festival grows by strokes and glides over past three years

Classic CCR revisits River Rock

Sometimes, plans that go awry end up being a big success. Take, for example, Stu Cook and Doug "Cosmo" Clifford - members of Creedence Clearwater Revisited.