I was ready for my interview with Vancouver filmmaker Brianne Nord-Stewart but I needed another minute to compose myself. I had just finished watching the Motorcycle Guy episode of her soon-to-launch web series, The Dangers of Online Dating, and had been laughing so hard I had teared up. Sprawled before me on the floor were my notes on the series, the November 23 launch party date, and my trusty tape recorder for catching those all-important quotes. I was still grinning when Brianne answered and I apologized for calling her a couple minutes late. “I had to finish watching the...Read More
Author: Taslim Jaffer
What do you get when you cross the classic novel Heart of Darkness and the Oscar-winning film Apocalypse Now – and throw it on a stage? A large-scale adaptation of the German radio play, Ridiculous Darkness presented by Alley Theatre from November 11-19 at the ANNEX. If you’re looking for something hilarious and bold, grab your tickets now because they are going fast! This is the story of a Somali man seeking understanding after being charged with piracy – but whose case is soon interrupted by the story of two western soldiers entering a foreign (to them) land. They’ve...Read More
There’s a really good reason why Surrey is also known as The City of Parks. A drive from the North end to the South end, and stretching East and West, will reveal countless options for picnics, swims, strolls, bird-watching, bike riding, and more. In addition to outdoor green spaces to roam we also have facilities for indoor sports, fitness and leisure activities. We’re a city that likes to move and stay active, and we have so much at our disposal to support that! Did you know… Surrey has 852 parks with 58 acres of new parkland added in 2017?...Read More
What does the future hold for young people looking for love? Bhaveek Makan and Pooja Patel have an idea that will give you goosebumps – like the kind you get when you fall in love at first sight. Makan and Patel are creating a web series of a futuristic romantic comedy wherein at the age of 21 you can consent to having a chip implanted behind your ear. This chip allows you to live in a new reality where, with the aid of special contact lenses or glasses, you can ‘see’ the kind of stats you’d find on a...Read More
On Wednesday October 25, the City of Surrey awarded some of our finest community and business leaders with the prestigious City Awards in various categories. We already shared with you the scoop on the finalists – but now the cat’s out of the bag, and all the winners are rightfully celebrating! Everyone who was nominated for an award deserves to feel great about the effort they are investing in our city, making it such an amazing place to live. Thank you to all the finalists! We’re sharing some of the winners here but you should head over to the...Read More
In this series, we are bringing complete coverage of Asia’s biggest Fashion Week “India Fashion Week” home to Surrey. More than 100 selected fashion designers participating and more than 50 showcasing on the runway. The crew of Amazon India Fashion Week consists… read more ❯
Locally produced web series, Daisy & The Gumboot Kids, premieres online at watch.cbc.ca this Thursday. The series is a spin-off of the award-winning television series, Scout & The Gumboot Kids, which is recommended by the Parents’ Choice Awards and was recently named a finalist for the international children’s media award – Prix Jeunesse.
Each episode, Daisy makes a nature… read more ❯
ARIES | Arians are full of energy and enthusiasm, their love is sudden and is high in passion. Jupiter is very well placed in Libra until October 2018. Saturn is also sitting in their sign of fortune for the entire year so their love life and relationships are… read more ❯
It’s February and love is in the air…or is that just the smell of delicious food? When it comes to Valentine’s Day, there are so many places for food options to choose from that it’s hard to decide, so here are just a few that you should check out right here in Surrey.
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