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Category: arts

  • Deep Into Darkness

    On Friday, my friend Alicia and I went to the theatre. But it wasn’t just your average play. Described as an “immersive theatre experience” going into the mind of Edgar Allan Poe, Deep Into Darkness starts with some instructions from cast members in the area of the theatre where you’d usually gather during intermission: audience […]

  • On the third day of donating…

    This semester I taught a program planning and evaluation class at SFU and the main assignment was for the students to work with a non-profit organization to develop an evaluation plan that the organization can use. So I figure I will highlight the five nonprofits that we worked with as part of my course. First […]

  • Who Wants To Go To A Fundraiser?

    The Arts Council of New Westminster1 is having a fundraiser next week and you’re invited! When: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM (you don’t have to be there right at 6 –  you can show up anytime between 6 and 10 pm) Where: MATCH Eatery & Public House (at Starlight Casino […]

  • Paint Nite – Take 2

    Remember that time I did a Paint Nite with Cath? Well, I also did a paint night with my friend Amy way back in the old timely days of October! Here’s the painting we were trying to paint – a heron sitting on a hill: My hero turned out to look more like a duck, […]

  • I bought some stuff to hang on my walls

    I’ve been looking for something to hang on one of my living room walls for a while, but I hadn’t been able to find something I liked that was big enough to put on this big empty wall, with the exception of a $2200 piece that I saw at Granville Island, but I just couldn’t justify […]

  • LitFest New West – Call for Workshop Proposals

    LitFest New West – an “annual literary arts festival presented by The Arts Council of New Westminster1, Royal City Literary Arts Society, New Westminster Public Library and Douglas College” – has just put out their call for workshop proposals! They are looking for proposals that are: centred on writing and/or reading as they relate to the following […]

  • Beer & Bling Report

    Thursday night a few friends and I went to Beer & Bling, an event held at Working Silver, a silversmithing shop, where local jewelry makers were selling their wares while sampling some fine Steel & Oak beer, with beer proceeds going to the Arts Council of New Westminster 1. And I have to say that the turnout […]

  • Beer & Bling

    I’m stealing this directly off the website of Working Silver, a silversmith who offer silversmithing supplies, classes, and silver jewelry for sale. They are having a Christmas shopping night that is paired with beer drinking, which is also a fundraiser for the Arts Council of New Westminster, a nonprofit organization of which I’m on the board of […]

  • OMG, it’s December tomorrow

    So, it’s December tomorrow. How, exactly, did that happen? Wasn’t it January just like 5 minutes ago? Looking at my calendar for the next month, I see that December will also be flying by, because I have an insane amount of things in my calendar, including: Work Christmas party #1 – dinner and Escape Room […]