For the first time in its history, the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is extending its programming to New Westminster with the launch of Club PuSh at the Anvil Centre. New West residents can still catch up-close two renowned artists creating major buzz in Canada and the US as part of this series. Showing off his three-octave range, US singer Joseph Keckler moves … [Read more...] about Cutting-edge artists from Club PuSh coming to a venue near you!
Arts & Culture
On Saturday, November 18th from 6:30-11:00 pm, record labels, collectors, and vinyl lovers from across Metro Vancouver will gather in New Westminster for an evening of music, beer, community and of course crate digging. First launched by Steel & Oak Brewing Co. and the Arts Council of New West in the fall of 2016, the third edition of Analog will take place in the River … [Read more...] about Analog After Dark / Pop Up Vinyl Shop Returns
Oh my there is so much happening in New West this summer! Quickly approaching is the 14th Annual New West Cultural Crawl, taking place across the entire city once again on August 12 and 13, 2017. This free and family-friendly arts festival will see 37 venues across the five distinct New West neighbourhoods open their doors to celebrate the professional and emerging artists … [Read more...] about New West Cultural Crawl August 12 and 13
The bird’s the word around New Westminster’s Front Street Parkade this summer, thanks to a recent work by artists Jacqueline Metz and Nancy Chew. Collectively known as Metz & Chew, the duo responded to an open call from the City of New Westminster for a public art installation with hopes of completing their first large-scale, urban project. In the past, their work has … [Read more...] about Metz & Chew Complete New Westminster’s *birds on a branch*
Stephen Sondheim's music and lyrics come alive May 11- 21 at Anvil Centre Theatre in Patrick Street Production's A Little Night Music. This sophisticated Broadway musical, which includes the hit song “Send In the Clowns,” has won 6 Tony Awards (including Best Musical), a Golden Globe, and a Grammy. With Hugh Wheeler’s wry, witty script, and Sondheim’s luscious score this … [Read more...] about A Little Night Music comes to the Anvil Theatre May 11-21
This is an ongoing series written and illustrated by JJ Lee. New to Havenholm? Start at the beginning! The story so far—Oscar and his ghostly friends Tough Tom and Willa, find themselves trapped on the creepy wood hill of Havenholm. A river, created by the wizard Maurais, prevents them from crossing into the afterlife. Many years before, Willa’s parents had been sent to … [Read more...] about The Ghosts of Havenholm (Part Six)