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Author: Alie Slabenko

Oh, Canada, we sing for Thee!

“Is the glass half empty or half full? – Let’s roll the rim and find out!” This joke (and many more) was part of the concert of The Wayward Wind Band this Friday, September 22nd. Leisa Way, Fred Smith, Bobby Prochaska, Nathan Smith, Sam Cino and Bruce Ley were on the main stage of Surrey Art Gallery for 2.5 hours. The show is a part of a 28-city tour celebrating the greatest music in the history of Canada. The viewers had a chance to sing along to Michael Buble, Shania Twain, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, The Guess Who, Neil Young, Bryan...

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Surrey Events Calendar – September 25th to October 1st

Surrey events calendar September 25th – October 1st Arts: Diwali Downtown Surrey Diwali Downtown features the best of contemporary and classical Indian culture with performances, rangoli, and an Indian-style bazaar (marketplace) featuring South Asian crafts and food. This year’s event welcomes various artists to showcase unity in diversity, with performances by Karima Essa & Aashritha Royyurn. You’ll find information about other artists and programming on the Diwali Fest website. Location: Surrey City Hall, 13450 104 Ave Date & Time: October 1, 2017 from 3 pm-6 pm Contact: info@diwalifest.ca Cost: Free Unveiling of Fern Facade and Meet Sean Alward A new public artwork graces the windows of the Newton Recreation...

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Antiques off the Roadshow

This past Saturday at Surrey Art gallery a number of people were bringing their paintings, books, First Nations art, and other collectibles to get an expert opinion on who was behind the art and the estimated value. Each appraiser was sitting at the table surrounded by different tools: Linda Devine, a jewelry expert, had her very own little wooden box with colorful reagents; Jane Harris, a fine art specialist, was using a magnifier, the handle of which was made by her husband from an old umbrella. The most dramatic discovery of that day was a painting brought by the...

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Surrey events calendar: September 18th – 24th

Surrey events calendar – Week of September 18th – 24th Community events: Surrey Youth Fest Location: Guildford Recreation Centre, 15105 105 Ave Date & Time: September 23, 2017 (1:00 PM – 11:00 PM) Cost: FREE Activities to Check out: live music and DJs on the main stage 25+ youth performers 40+ interactive exhibits all-styles dance battle carnival games and food trucks wipe out inflatable game skateboard, scooter and BMX jam and demos free swim (ages 10-18 years) cooking competition with MasterChef youth groups, schools and community organisations henna and airbrush tattoos spoken word and art making in the arts...

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Samsung has launched its first ‘art piece’ TV

Last Friday Toronto Samsung team came to Vancouver to present their new TV The Frame. They set up a booth looking like a living room in someone’s house and welcomed everybody to stop by and peek inside. Jeff Ingram, Samsung training manager, was giving all the insights about the product. First of all, it is not just a regular TV, it’s a piece of art. Hanging on a wall like a real picture with no gap wall mount – it will dazzle your guests. Secondly, the company partnered with a Canadian fine art photographer David Burdeny, whose 4 pictures...

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Oh, Canada, we sing for Thee!

Published 9/26/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

“Is the glass half empty or half full? – Let’s roll the rim and find out!”

This joke (and many more) was part of the concert of The Wayward Wind Band this Friday, September 22nd. Leisa Way, Fred Smith, Bobby Prochaska, Nathan Smith,… read more ❯

Cloverfest: Craft Beer! Wine! Food! Live Music And More on October 14

Published 9/25/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Cloverfest: Craft Beer & Wine Festival presented by Townline Homes, is coming to Cloverdale October 14th! The event will feature local craft beer, wine and spirits too.  Taking place at Shannon Hall on the… read more ❯

Shreya Ghoshal enthrals Vancouver – Music is forever

Published 9/25/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

September 17, 2017 marked the very last event of team Shreya Ghoshal’s two month long North America tour. Shreya herself was highly emotional about her tour coming to an end. Like a true artist, Shreya was openly… read more ❯

Meet Surrey Girl, Samantha Lenz

Published 9/24/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Freelance Journalist & Blogger
Growing up, soccer was my life. We spent a lot of time on the fields and it’s a bond that can’t be described. My favourite thing about growing up in Surrey were the friendships I… read more ❯

Surrey Events Calendar – September 25th to October 1st

Published 9/24/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Surrey events calendar
September 25th – October 1st
Arts:
Diwali Downtown Surrey
Diwali Downtown features the best of contemporary and classical Indian culture with performances, rangoli, and an Indian-style bazaar (marketplace) featuring South Asian crafts and food. This year’s event welcomes various artists to showcase unity in diversity, with performances by Karima Essa & Aashritha… read more ❯

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