Author: Daman Beatty

Who is Mauvey?

WATCH: Surrey604’s Summan Kandola sits down with Afro-trap superstar, Mauvey. Uncover this rising star’s creative process and world tour predictions. In 2018, Ghanaian Born, U.K. raised and BC based song writer Mauvey will release – Love Therapy part 1 – his debut project, and embark on a multinational tour (also titled Love Therapy), taking his creative team to cities in Canada, the United States, U.K. and Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The Love Therapy World Tour has been designed to distribute Love through narratives created by a blend of intentional song writing, intelligent melody, hypnotic beat and vibe. Born...

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Light Rail Transit Vehicle Showcase Offers Street-Level View of the Future

Pictured left to right: Cllr Mike Starchuk, Cllr Tom Gill, Mayor Linda Hepner, Anita Huberman/Surrey Board of Trade CEO, Caitlin McCutchen/Kwantlen Student Association President, Phillip Aguirre/Newton BIA Executive Director, Jinny Sims/Minister of Citizens’ Services, Surrey-Panorama, Cllr Vera LeFranc, Elizabeth Model/Downtown Surrey BIA CEO Mayor Linda Hepner and Surrey City Council launched the Light Rail Transit Vehicle Showcase at Central City Mall today. On hand for the launch were community, business and student advocates in support of Surrey Light Rail Transit. Over the next 9 weeks, Surrey residents will have the opportunity to explore the LRV and see what future...

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BRANDED INDIAN DESIGNERS CAN NOW BE FOUND AT SURREY’S ONLY MULTI-DESIGNER BOUTIQUE

If you are a resident of Surrey, then we’re sure you’ve likely heard or attended a big phat Indian Wedding – the week-long extravaganza with delicious food and impeccable décor and music. It’s obvious that the Indian Wedding industry is booming in Surrey and it even inspired a CBC journalist to create a documentary last year called, ‘Little India Big Business’. The documentary estimates that an Indian wedding has a price tag of $100,000. The wedding industry market has caught the eye of the top fashion designers based in India – one of India’s most famous wedding designer, Shyamal...

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Newly Launched 5X Festival and Conference Creates a Home for Global South Asian Culture

A block party, street bhangra battles, art nights, workshops and talks, the Metro Vancouver-based 5X Festival celebrates the evolution of global South Asian culture from June 13-17 2018. Headliners include Punjabi music superstars Sharry Mann and Jasmine Sandlas, international influencers and YouTube stars like KayRay and Manpreet Toor, and incredible local artists like Khanvict, Desi Sub Culture, and more. VANCOUVER – 5X is a world-class festival and conference showcasing contemporary desi culture from around the globe. Think SXSW meets Afropunk, right here in Metro Vancouver. After 13 years celebrating bhangra in downtown Vancouver, VIBC is replacing the City of Bhangra...

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Interview with Sam Roberts – Party For The Planet 2018

Surrey604’s Summan Kandola chats with 2018 Party for the Planet headliner Sam Roberts before the big show. Summan and Sam discuss the rock star life, visiting Surrey and environmental activism. The City of Surrey will host its eighth annual Party for the Planet—BC’s largest Earth Day celebration—at Surrey Civic Plaza on Saturday, April 14 from 10am–6pm. The Surrey signature event will feature an intimate matinee headline performance by Canadian rock singer-songwriter and five-time JUNO award winner Sam Roberts at 3:15pm. Presented by TD, this year’s free festival will also include multiple performances by Vancouver-based children’s musical duo Bobs &...

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Social Innovation Summit brings local and national experts to Surrey September 6

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Nearly fifty local and national experts will gather at the Surrey Social Innovation Summit on September 6th to… read more ❯
A Day Trip From Surrey, The Garibaldi Lake Hike Is My First Big Hike Ever

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Hiking today up Garibaldi Mountain, a potentially active volcano in Brackendale BC, was both a challenge and a thrill. At over 8,700 feet elevation, the 18 kilometre return climb is being hosted by two expert hikers. They say it is doable if we take breaks, and it is so beautiful that it’s worth the effort, and the hiking trail is only accessible from July… read more ❯
Catch the action at the 2018 Surrey Lifeguard Competition

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

The City of Surrey invites spectators to the Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex and Bear Creek Pool on Saturday, July 21 for the 2018… read more ❯
Surrey Fusion Festival set to welcome a record 53 cultural pavilions

Published 7/15/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

Surrey, BC | Surrey Fusion Festival, presented by Coast Capital Savings, will introduce 14 new… read more ❯
KPU Civic Plaza Sign Installed in Surrey Civic Plaza

Published 7/10/2018 in Surrey604 Magazine

The transformation of Surrey’s downtown city centre is quickly gaining momentum.

Civic Plaza is leading the way with a flurry of recent grand openings for Civic Hotel, Dominion Bar + Kitchen, Prado Cafe and the first annual Dominion Day outdoor concert event. Today, we saw more changes as TDH Experiential Fabricators mounted a massive new sign for Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) Civic… read more ❯