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David Patterson’s semi-abstract florals, such as Living Well, illustrate his “art as a universal voice” concept. (Contributed photo)

Noted painters team for South Surrey show

Chris MacClure and David Patterson’s work featured at GS Company, Semiahmoo Centre.

John Darras, Delta Pride Society president, at the society’s third Pride picnic in Ladner on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. This year’s event takes place Aug. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Memorial Park in Ladner. (Lauren Collins photo)

Happening around Delta: week of Aug. 18

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta and beyond

Wildlife artist Leo Recilla. Contributed photo.
Wildlife artist Leo Recilla. (Contributed photo)

Surrey Art Gallery talks return with wildlife artist

Leo Recilla first in new series of illustrated lectures

Julio Avila Cuban Band. (Submitted photo)
Julio Avila Cuban Band. (Submitted photo)
Matt Truex, a Los Angeles-based archive representative with Warner Bros. Discovery, adjusts a Superman costume for the new “Surrey on Screen” exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Museum’s new ‘Surrey on Screen’ showcases movies, TV shows filmed here, plus old Clova projector

‘It’s been so much fun putting this together and learning about how much has been filmed here,’ curator says

Matt Truex, a Los Angeles-based archive representative with Warner Bros. Discovery, adjusts a Superman costume for the new “Surrey on Screen” exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Olivia Rodrigo performs at the Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, Somerset, England, on June 25, 2022. Olivia Rodrigo will usher Alanis Morissette into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. The “Good 4 u” pop singer and self-professed fan of the Ottawa-raised musician has been named to present the honour to Morissette at the gala ceremony on Sept. 24 at Toronto’s Massey Hall. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Scott Garfitt

Olivia Rodrigo to induct Alanis Morissette into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Morissette to be honoured at a gala ceremony on Sept. 24 at Toronto’s Massey Hall

Olivia Rodrigo performs at the Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, Somerset, England, on June 25, 2022. Olivia Rodrigo will usher Alanis Morissette into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. The “Good 4 u” pop singer and self-professed fan of the Ottawa-raised musician has been named to present the honour to Morissette at the gala ceremony on Sept. 24 at Toronto’s Massey Hall. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Scott Garfitt
American alt-rock band Cake plays this year’s Summer Night Concerts series at the PNE Fair, on Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Submitted photo)

Q&A with Cake, pre-PNE: Singer John McCrea on the new album, Twitter politics, one ‘Cake Forest’

The fair’s Summer Night Concerts start Saturday with The B-52s ‘farewell tour’ show

American alt-rock band Cake plays this year’s Summer Night Concerts series at the PNE Fair, on Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Submitted photo)
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White Rock author Keith Costelloe's first novel, Drawn Into Danger, is a page-turning evocation of the seductive appeal – and underlying perils – of Algeria for a young English expatriate in the late 1970s. Alex Browne photo

White Rock author’s book draws readers into world of danger

Algerian thriller is a stunning debut novel for White Rock’s Keith Costelloe

White Rock author Keith Costelloe's first novel, Drawn Into Danger, is a page-turning evocation of the seductive appeal – and underlying perils – of Algeria for a young English expatriate in the late 1970s. Alex Browne photo
Festival-goers are seen at the 2022 Brewhalla Beer and Music Festival in Port Moody Aug. 6. Brewhalla recently announced they’ll host a Halloween-themed beer festival in Cloverdale Oct. 29. (Image via Brewhalla’s Facebook page)

Brewhalla beer and music fest coming to Cloverdale

One-day festival set for Agriplex Oct. 29

Festival-goers are seen at the 2022 Brewhalla Beer and Music Festival in Port Moody Aug. 6. Brewhalla recently announced they’ll host a Halloween-themed beer festival in Cloverdale Oct. 29. (Image via Brewhalla’s Facebook page)
A sample of the materials Barb Brown used for her latest show at the Showcase Gallery, It’s Practice, Over and Over Again. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PHOTOS: Canim Lake-based musicians immortalized in sketches

Barb Brown has captured several Canim Lake musicians on paper

A sample of the materials Barb Brown used for her latest show at the Showcase Gallery, It’s Practice, Over and Over Again. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The Afro Caribbean Cultural Summerfest of Surrey kicked off its inaugural celebration on Saturday, August 13 for a two-day event. Musical stylings of the Caribbean band, The Sweet Pan Steel Band was enjoyed by many on Sunday afternoon. (Sobia Moman photo)

VIDEO: Surrey’s first Afro Caribbean Summerfest a success in representation, cultural appreciation

The inaugural event ran from Aug. 13 to 14 and saw over a thousand people come out

The Afro Caribbean Cultural Summerfest of Surrey kicked off its inaugural celebration on Saturday, August 13 for a two-day event. Musical stylings of the Caribbean band, The Sweet Pan Steel Band was enjoyed by many on Sunday afternoon. (Sobia Moman photo)
FILE - Anne Heche arrives at the premiere of “The Tender Bar” on Dec. 12, 2021, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Heche was in the hospital Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, following an accident in which her car smashed into a house and flames erupted, a representative for the actor told People magazine. The representative, who was not identified, told the magazine that Heche was in stable condition a day after Friday’s accident. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - Anne Heche arrives at the premiere of “The Tender Bar” on Dec. 12, 2021, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Heche was in the hospital Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, following an accident in which her car smashed into a house and flames erupted, a representative for the actor told People magazine. The representative, who was not identified, told the magazine that Heche was in stable condition a day after Friday’s accident. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
Rita’s Diner in Cloverdale goes up in flames as cameras roll. The diner was built over the course of a week and set alight Aug. 10 for a scene in the upcoming Hilary Swank TV show “Alaska Daily.” (Photo submitted: Paul Orazietti)

Diner set on fire for new Hilary Swank TV show

Swank’s ‘Alaska Daily’ was filming in Cloverdale Aug. 10

Rita’s Diner in Cloverdale goes up in flames as cameras roll. The diner was built over the course of a week and set alight Aug. 10 for a scene in the upcoming Hilary Swank TV show “Alaska Daily.” (Photo submitted: Paul Orazietti)
The City of Delta is hosting a screening of the feature documentary “Emergence: Out of the Shadows” on Saturday, Aug. 13 at North Delta Centre for the Arts (11425 84 Ave, Delta, BC). (Sher Films image)

Happening around Delta: week of Aug. 11

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta and beyond

The City of Delta is hosting a screening of the feature documentary “Emergence: Out of the Shadows” on Saturday, Aug. 13 at North Delta Centre for the Arts (11425 84 Ave, Delta, BC). (Sher Films image)
Tyler Scott Hoover, a professional Spider-Man cosplayer and model, is pictured in the classic costume of the Marvel comic superhero. In August 2022, as the iconic character marks 60 years in the vast, imaginative world of comic books, movies and merchandise, fans like Hoover reflect on Spider-Man’s appeal across race, gender and nationality. (Tyler Scott Hoover via AP)

As Spider-Man turns 60, fans reflect on diverse appeal

‘We should always be open to the possibilities’

Tyler Scott Hoover, a professional Spider-Man cosplayer and model, is pictured in the classic costume of the Marvel comic superhero. In August 2022, as the iconic character marks 60 years in the vast, imaginative world of comic books, movies and merchandise, fans like Hoover reflect on Spider-Man’s appeal across race, gender and nationality. (Tyler Scott Hoover via AP)
Nanaimo singer Lauren Spencer-Smith appeared on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Aug. 8 as a musical guest, and played her latest single Narcissist, which dropped midnight July 29. (Photo credit Todd Owyoung/NBC)

B.C. teen singer performs new single on ‘The Tonight Show’

Lauren Spencer-Smith was the musical guest Monday, Aug. 8, on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night talk show

Nanaimo singer Lauren Spencer-Smith appeared on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Aug. 8 as a musical guest, and played her latest single Narcissist, which dropped midnight July 29. (Photo credit Todd Owyoung/NBC)
To debut in Surrey in mid-September, Meghan Gardiner’s play “To Perfection” will star Rae Takei, left, and Patti Allan. In this story, Gloria, a former celebrity TV chef (Allan), is finally reuniting with her estranged grandchild, Alex (Takei). However, the temperature heats up when Alex comes out as non-binary and opens a ‘genderational’ divide. (Submitted photo)

Play time: Surrey theatre companies line up comedies, musicals, monologues this fall/winter

On Aug. 21, fledgling Pivot Theatre to host drag-show fundraiser ‘Drag Out Your Friends’ in Newton

To debut in Surrey in mid-September, Meghan Gardiner’s play “To Perfection” will star Rae Takei, left, and Patti Allan. In this story, Gloria, a former celebrity TV chef (Allan), is finally reuniting with her estranged grandchild, Alex (Takei). However, the temperature heats up when Alex comes out as non-binary and opens a ‘genderational’ divide. (Submitted photo)
Voice acting is considered an essential human component of an industry that’s projected to earn $204 billion by 2025 according to a market report by Lucintel. (Pixabay)
Voice acting is considered an essential human component of an industry that’s projected to earn $204 billion by 2025 according to a market report by Lucintel. (Pixabay)
In “Encanto,” a Colombian teenage girl has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers. The animated comedy will be shown Saturday, Aug. 13 at Surrey’s Holland Park, as part of the Movies Under the Stars series. See listing under Movies.
In “Encanto,” a Colombian teenage girl has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers. The animated comedy will be shown Saturday, Aug. 13 at Surrey’s Holland Park, as part of the Movies Under the Stars series. See listing under Movies.