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Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival (VISAFF) Opening Night Celebration is “THE” event to be seen at

Photo: Huma Qureshi via Asian Age. Walk the red carpet with one of the finest actresses in Bollywood “Ms. Huma Qureshi” who  recently appeared in Viceroy’s House. Viceroy’s House – a film by Gurinder Chadha who brought us the unforgettable Bend it Like Beckham. Come indulge in some Indian delicacies and experience a night to remember as you get set for a week of incredible screen entertainment. Come and celebrate International films, Canadian films and music with us at the opening night for Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival at Surrey City Hall. The Opening Night Celebration is “THE” event to be...

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Ruth B. announced as headliner at Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

Festival site expanded for Holiday Market and new Holiday Fun Zone Surrey, BC | Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Ruth B. will headline the 2017 Surrey Tree Lighting Festival on November 25 at City Hall Plaza. An emerging Canadian star, Ruth B.’s track “Lost Boy” has amassed over 240,700,000 streams on Spotify, 670 million streams on YouTube and won her a 2017 Juno Award for “Breakthrough Artist of the Year”. Presented by Coast Capital Savings, this year’s Surrey Tree Lighting Festival will feature several new attractions. An expanded holiday market will offer an abundance of locally-made goods within the plaza. Attendees...

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FAN EXPO VANCOUVER UNVEILS BIGGEST LINEUP EVER

Rare appearance by Grant Gustin and the cast of The Flash! Vancouver’s largest family fantasy event returns! Vancouver, BC – FAN EXPO VANCOUVER brings fandom to your door with a three-day pop culture extravaganza at the Vancouver Convention Centre from November 10-12. This not-to-be-missed celebration of pop culture fandom, collects comic, anime, sci-fi, horror and gaming all under one roof! For newcomers of the FAN EXPO Vancouver experience, one can expect: a celebrity autograph area, living legend photo opportunities, the uncovering of the behind-the-scenes secrets in Q&A sessions, jaw-dropping cosplay, pen to pen comic sketch duels and so much...

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Learn about Indigenous lands in this newly created animation with sound for UrbanScreen

Marianne Nicolson’s The Way In Which It Was Given To Us at UrbanScreen to January 7, 2018 Artist Talk at Surrey Art Gallery: October 26, 7−8:30pm Marianne Nicolson’s newly created animation with sound The Way In Which It Was Given To Us (2017), on view at UrbanScreen until January 7, references the pictograph as a way of recording stories on the land. Nicolson has explored the pictograph in previous works, including in her early large scale mural Cliff Painting (1998) and, more recently, in her banner project Inquiry to the Newcomers (2017). The originating images for the latter work are based on a real pictograph...

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Tips for a Fun and Safe Halloween

Surrey | With Halloween upon us, the City of Surrey Fire Services, RCMP and Bylaws want to ensure everyone has a safe and fun Halloween. Here are a few reminders for a night of safe fun for all trick-or-treaters. Fireworks are not allowed to be sold or discharged within the City of Surrey.  This has been in effect since 2005 and the only exception is with a Fire Department permit and a Federal Fireworks Supervisor Certificate.  For fireworks or fire crackers complaints, please do not call 911 unless it is an emergency, and instead direct your calls to City of Surrey Bylaws...

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