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LISTEN: Mad Symphony scores Australian label deal with hard rock songs

Members of the six-piece band are from Surrey, Maple Ridge and Vancouver

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Jason Faria operates Next Gen Concessions and Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival. (Photo: Jenna Hauck/Black Press Media)
Jason Faria operates Next Gen Concessions and Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival. (Photo: Jenna Hauck/Black Press Media)
Natalia Pardalis in the video for her cover of Frank Sinatra’s “Moonlight in Vermont.” (YouTube photo)

WATCH: Surrey singer gives Sinatra classic a twist in new video

‘I was inspired to arrange this tune after a trip to New York,’ says Natalia Pardalis

Natalia Pardalis in the video for her cover of Frank Sinatra’s “Moonlight in Vermont.” (YouTube photo)
Kerry O’ Donovan and Melissa Funnell rehearse for White Rock Players Club’s online revue Duets, held over at whiterockplayers.ca until April 7. (Rebecca Sutherland photo)

SIGHTLINES: Classy ‘Duets’ a well-presented COVID-era show

White Rock Players online production held over to April 7

Kerry O’ Donovan and Melissa Funnell rehearse for White Rock Players Club’s online revue Duets, held over at whiterockplayers.ca until April 7. (Rebecca Sutherland photo)
Museum of Surrey visitors are entertained by magician Lon Mandrake, son of Mandrake the Magician. (submitted photo: Rick Mearns/surrey.ca)

Surrey museum’s ‘Magic Days’ to feature tricks by Mandrake the Magician’s son, Lon

‘We are thrilled to introduce local families to the exciting world of magic in a safe way,’ rep says

Museum of Surrey visitors are entertained by magician Lon Mandrake, son of Mandrake the Magician. (submitted photo: Rick Mearns/surrey.ca)
Reuniting for the Sidekick Players’ Zoom performance of ‘Outlaw’ on Saturday, March 27 are the four men from 2018’s production of ‘The Wild Guys’: (from left) Gerry Park, Todd-Elliot Gates, Brad Felton and Jeff Pannell. (submitted photo)

Happening around Delta: week of March 25

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta

Reuniting for the Sidekick Players’ Zoom performance of ‘Outlaw’ on Saturday, March 27 are the four men from 2018’s production of ‘The Wild Guys’: (from left) Gerry Park, Todd-Elliot Gates, Brad Felton and Jeff Pannell. (submitted photo)
Ashley Pater sings “Someone Like Me” in a video created for the Music City Surrey Showcase. (Photo: YouTube.com)

Surrey-made songs/videos pop up in ‘Music City’ project focused on local artists

‘There’s so much talent in Surrey,’ raves project lead Sami Ghawi

Ashley Pater sings “Someone Like Me” in a video created for the Music City Surrey Showcase. (Photo: YouTube.com)
Richard Sera, left, and Andre Kunkel are The Piano Men. (submitted photo)

‘Piano Men’ keyed up to duel in another Surrey Digital Stage concert

Longtime bandmates Richard Sera and Andre Kunkel are featured online April 9 and beyond

Richard Sera, left, and Andre Kunkel are The Piano Men. (submitted photo)
Actor Deborah Williams, seen here in an Arts Club Theatre Company production of “Mom’s the Word: Nest ½ Empty,” is a co-founder and presenter of “The Flame” storytelling series, presented online by Surrey Civic Theatres this spring. (File photo: Arts Club/Emily Cooper)

‘The Flame’ continues to burn on Surrey’s Digital Stage with spring stories

Online performance starts Friday, March 26, and shows for five weeks

Actor Deborah Williams, seen here in an Arts Club Theatre Company production of “Mom’s the Word: Nest ½ Empty,” is a co-founder and presenter of “The Flame” storytelling series, presented online by Surrey Civic Theatres this spring. (File photo: Arts Club/Emily Cooper)
Reuniting for the Sidekick Players’ Zoom performance of <em>Outlaw</em> are the four men from 2018’s production of <em>The Wild </em><em>Guys</em>: (from left) Gerry Park, Todd-Elliot Gates, Brad Felton and Jeff Pannell. (submitted photo)

Delta’s Sidekick Players offering free Zoom show this weekend

Tsawwassen theatre company to perform Norm Foster’s ‘Outlaw’ on Saturday, March 27

Reuniting for the Sidekick Players’ Zoom performance of <em>Outlaw</em> are the four men from 2018’s production of <em>The Wild </em><em>Guys</em>: (from left) Gerry Park, Todd-Elliot Gates, Brad Felton and Jeff Pannell. (submitted photo)
A view of the “I Spy a City” digital art show at Surrey’s UrbanScreen, on the west wall of Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre. (submitted photo: Brian Giebelhaus/Surrey Art Gallery)

‘I Spy a City’ images flash on Surrey’s UrbanScreen this spring

Exhibit on the wall of Whalley building created by Flavourcel animation collective

A view of the “I Spy a City” digital art show at Surrey’s UrbanScreen, on the west wall of Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre. (submitted photo: Brian Giebelhaus/Surrey Art Gallery)
Each Dine Around Delta prix fixe menus typically include an appetizer, dessert and entrée, and many will recommend a beverage pairing, for an extra fee, showcasing BC wine, beer, cider or spirits. (Photo courtesy of Tourism Delta)

Happening around Delta: week of March 18

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta

Each Dine Around Delta prix fixe menus typically include an appetizer, dessert and entrée, and many will recommend a beverage pairing, for an extra fee, showcasing BC wine, beer, cider or spirits. (Photo courtesy of Tourism Delta)
Sting photographed by Kevin Statham at GM Place (now Rogers Arena) in Vancouver in July 2000.

‘iWitness’ concert-photo book emerges from a year of Facebook posts during pandemic

Kevin Statham has photographed more than 4,000 concerts and other events since 1987

Sting photographed by Kevin Statham at GM Place (now Rogers Arena) in Vancouver in July 2000.
Surrey parks employee Dustin De Jongh holds a variety of plants as part of a promotion for the city’s Party for the Planet festival, an online-only event set for April 22. (submitted photo)

Four of Surrey’s ‘major events’ go online this year, one cancelled

Party for the Planet festival celebrates Earth Day with online broadcast April 22

Surrey parks employee Dustin De Jongh holds a variety of plants as part of a promotion for the city’s Party for the Planet festival, an online-only event set for April 22. (submitted photo)
DJ Goddess, aka Jessica Dhillon, with Maya the boa constrictor at Urban Safari in South Surrey. (Photo: facebook.com/iamdjgoddess)

PHOTOS: DJ Goddess charms Maya the snake in video shoot at Surrey animal sanctuary

‘Can’t wait to show you what we shot,’ the UBC-schooled DJ/model posted

DJ Goddess, aka Jessica Dhillon, with Maya the boa constrictor at Urban Safari in South Surrey. (Photo: facebook.com/iamdjgoddess)
Members of the “Slumber Here” cast in Surrey’s Bear Creek Park in the summer of 2018. (submitted photo/Surrey Civic Theatres)
Members of the “Slumber Here” cast in Surrey’s Bear Creek Park in the summer of 2018. (submitted photo/Surrey Civic Theatres)
Recent St. Patrick’s Day celebrations at Surrey’s Dublin Crossing bar, in a photo posted to dublincrossing.com. (Chaelee Mae Photography)
Recent St. Patrick’s Day celebrations at Surrey’s Dublin Crossing bar, in a photo posted to dublincrossing.com. (Chaelee Mae Photography)
Frannie Warwick, as Betsy Hardup, at Surrey Arts Centre for a recording of “The Fairy-Tale Mysteries” radio play series produced by Fraser Valley Gilbert & Sullivan Society. (Photo: facebook.com/FVGSS)

Video recording sessions available at Surrey Arts Centre, with fees and rules attached

Sessions ‘will be held in strict compliance with current Public Health orders and COVID-19 protocols’

Frannie Warwick, as Betsy Hardup, at Surrey Arts Centre for a recording of “The Fairy-Tale Mysteries” radio play series produced by Fraser Valley Gilbert & Sullivan Society. (Photo: facebook.com/FVGSS)
Tony Loyer and Julie Waage in a green-screen scene aboard a BART commuter train in filming for “2 Across,” the latest play staged virtually by Surrey’s Naked Stage theatre company. The show goes online March 5-6. (submitted photo)
Tony Loyer and Julie Waage in a green-screen scene aboard a BART commuter train in filming for “2 Across,” the latest play staged virtually by Surrey’s Naked Stage theatre company. The show goes online March 5-6. (submitted photo)
South Surrey’s Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann – the Bergmann Piano Duo – will present another colorful Surrey Civic Theatres Digital Stage concert., premiering online March 11. Contributed photo

South Surrey pianists Bergmann Duo blend musical colours

Rhapsody In Blue meets The Red Violin in online concert

South Surrey’s Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann – the Bergmann Piano Duo – will present another colorful Surrey Civic Theatres Digital Stage concert., premiering online March 11. Contributed photo