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White Rock Players Club Aladdin and the Magic Lamp actors Reginald Pillay (as the Emperor) and Sara Morales (as Princess Jasmine) are both nominated in this season’s Community Theatre Coalition awards. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Players Club productions up for CTC Awards

Three productions receive a total of 19 nominations

White Rock Players Club Aladdin and the Magic Lamp actors Reginald Pillay (as the Emperor) and Sara Morales (as Princess Jasmine) are both nominated in this season’s Community Theatre Coalition awards. (Contributed photo)
Alexis Lynn as a relationship therapist in the video for her new song, “I Can’t Relate.”
Alexis Lynn as a relationship therapist in the video for her new song, “I Can’t Relate.”
South Surrey’s Jessica MacNiel, recently named Miss Teenage Lower Mainland, will be a delegate to the Miss Teenage Canada pageant in Toronto in August. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey girl named Miss Teenage Lower Mainland

Jessica MacNiel will head to Toronto in August for Miss Teenage Canada contest

South Surrey’s Jessica MacNiel, recently named Miss Teenage Lower Mainland, will be a delegate to the Miss Teenage Canada pageant in Toronto in August. (Contributed photo)
‘Digital Stage’ gigs embraced by Surrey musicians who’ve gone without during COVID
‘Digital Stage’ gigs embraced by Surrey musicians who’ve gone without during COVID
(Photo: soundon.ca)

B.C.’s virtual ‘SoundON’ concerts kick off with sounds of Surrey festival

‘FVDED Broadcast’ from nightclub on July 18, as charity event

(Photo: soundon.ca)
Fresh Air Cinema will be showing two drive-in movies in Cloverdale on July 17 and 18. (Photo: Fresh Air Cinema/Facebook)

Drive-in movies coming to Cloverdale

Dolittle, Trolls World Tour playing one night each at rodeo grounds

Fresh Air Cinema will be showing two drive-in movies in Cloverdale on July 17 and 18. (Photo: Fresh Air Cinema/Facebook)
The City of White Rock is inviting submissions from artists interested in designing its next line of street banners. (whiterockcity.ca photo)

White Rock calls for street-banner artists

Deadline to apply is 4 p.m. July 24

The City of White Rock is inviting submissions from artists interested in designing its next line of street banners. (whiterockcity.ca photo)
Matty Vu as seen in a Youtube video posted to his website.

‘That night was so much fun’: Surrey-raised comedian in ‘New Wave of Standup’ series

Comedy clubs are still a no-go for Matty Vu, who grew up in Whalley

Matty Vu as seen in a Youtube video posted to his website.
Cars line up for food during a recent “drive thru” event staged by Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival. (Photo: facebook.com/GreaterVanFoodTruckFest)
Cars line up for food during a recent “drive thru” event staged by Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival. (Photo: facebook.com/GreaterVanFoodTruckFest)
Plastic screen separates band and audience at Surrey gig

Plastic screen separates band and audience at Surrey gig

Elsewhere, Surrey’s online Canada Day event earned 45,000 views on Facebook and YouTube Live

Plastic screen separates band and audience at Surrey gig
The Easter Seals Drop Zone allows participants to rappel down buildings while raising funds for Canadians living with disabilities. (Submitted by Shannon Bernays)
The Easter Seals Drop Zone allows participants to rappel down buildings while raising funds for Canadians living with disabilities. (Submitted by Shannon Bernays)
Deadpool.

Surrey theatres reopen with mix of new and old movies, $5 admission

Laser Ultra ‘experience’ introduced at Landmark Theatre in Guildford

Deadpool.
Musician Nikita Graham. (submitted photo)
Musician Nikita Graham. (submitted photo)
Winners named in Surrey’s ‘Arts 2020’ juried contest, an online-only showcase this summer

Winners named in Surrey’s ‘Arts 2020’ juried contest, an online-only showcase this summer

‘We had more than 100 artists enter this year,’ says Arts Council of Surrey president

Winners named in Surrey’s ‘Arts 2020’ juried contest, an online-only showcase this summer
Photographer/artist Ric Wallace told council the artists walk along the promenade should be able to reopen safely, with physical distancing measures in place, since the White Rock Farmers Market was able to do so. (photo courtesy Ric Wallace – WhiteRockBeach.ca)

White Rock artists walk on hold due to COVID-19 pandemic

Physical distancing requirements under study by city staff

Photographer/artist Ric Wallace told council the artists walk along the promenade should be able to reopen safely, with physical distancing measures in place, since the White Rock Farmers Market was able to do so. (photo courtesy Ric Wallace – WhiteRockBeach.ca)
White Rock-based comedian/therapist/musician/rapper Lizzie Allan and her Hilarapy company will participate in three online contributions to the White Rock Virtual Canada Day celebration on July 1. (Beverly Malcom photo)

Hilarapy joins White Rock’s online Canada Day celebration

Three presentations added to virtual July 1 celebrations

White Rock-based comedian/therapist/musician/rapper Lizzie Allan and her Hilarapy company will participate in three online contributions to the White Rock Virtual Canada Day celebration on July 1. (Beverly Malcom photo)
Surrey-filmed ‘Because We Are Girls’ to be streamed free on NFB website

Surrey-filmed ‘Because We Are Girls’ to be streamed free on NFB website

Acclaimed movie among seven documentaries to debut at NFB.ca in July

Surrey-filmed ‘Because We Are Girls’ to be streamed free on NFB website
Big Splash Water Slide Park in Tsawwassen is set to open for the 2020 season on Wednesday, July 1, with extra pandemic-related safety precautions in place to ensure staff and guests can feel safe while enjoying the sunshine and water slides. (Big Splash Water Slide Park photo)

Big Splash water park set to open on Canada Day

Park to operate at 35 per cent capacity with new pandemic-related safety precautions in place

Big Splash Water Slide Park in Tsawwassen is set to open for the 2020 season on Wednesday, July 1, with extra pandemic-related safety precautions in place to ensure staff and guests can feel safe while enjoying the sunshine and water slides. (Big Splash Water Slide Park photo)
Members of Westcoast Harmony Chorus sing “O Canada” in video posted to Youtube on June 23, 2020.
Members of Westcoast Harmony Chorus sing “O Canada” in video posted to Youtube on June 23, 2020.
Funk-rock band Raincity in a photo posted to facebook.com/thatbandraincity.

‘Virtual Surrey Canada Day’ an evening celebration with daytime ‘Family Hour’

Hayley Wickenheiser to host July 1 on city’s Facebook, YouTube pages

Funk-rock band Raincity in a photo posted to facebook.com/thatbandraincity.