BLUES singer Melissa Bel planned on going to university after high school, but when she told her vocal coach about her plans, he had other ideas.
Randy Rivera has a decision to make after winning a televised contest Monday.
WHEN they immigrated to Canada from the Philippines more than a decade ago, it was a family connection that initially drew Alvin Koh Relleve and his wife to the area.
It's been more than 11 years since the first New Westminster's DiverseCity Multicultural Festival, and with a decade of celebrating the city's diversity behind us, it's time to ask just how diverse is New Westminster? According to John Stark - senior social planner for city - it's very diverse.
There's no denying that the Burnaby-Edmonds riding is one of the most diverse in the city, if not the province, with a vastly developing infrastructure to keep up with the changing needs of its populace.
It was meant to be a documentary about her 73-yearold father's relationship with his 23-year-old Filipino girlfriend he met online. Instead, April Butler's journey detoured into an exploration of her own relationship with her dad.
The Chilliwack Players Guild presents the mystery thriller Postmortem by Ken Ludwig April 18 to 27 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
Editor: -- An open letter to the people of Chilliwack:
Naseem Hassanali will forever hold a special place in her heart for the Royal City.
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Film series is back The Chilliwack Arts Council and the Toronto Film Festival Circuit co-present the 2013 Chilliwack Arts Council International Film Series: April 10, Stories We Tell (documentary; Canada; English); April 17, The Angels' Share (comedy/ drama; UK/France/Belgium/ Italy; English); April 24, A Royal Affair (drama/history/ romance; Denmark/Sweden/ Czech Republic/Germany; Danish subtitled); May 1, Quartet (drama/romance; UK; English); May 8, The Sapphires (biography/comedy/drama/ musical; Australia; English). All films are at 7 p.m. at the Cottonwood 4 Cinemas. Ticket prices are $6 per screening. Save money with a $30 series pass for all six films, which can be purchased in advance from The Bookman, located at 45939 Wellington Ave. For more information call 604-769-ARTS (2787) or visit www.chilliwackartscouncil. com.
Secondary Characters holds auditions for its fourth annual summer musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat April 5, 6 and 7 at St. Thomas Church Hall, 46048 Gore Ave. The play runs July 24 to August 4.
The New Westminster Public Library is celebrating two anniversaries in March.
As the B.C. Liberals limp towards the upcoming election, it might be beneficial to check out their record.
REZA Karami can tell you everything you want to know about volleyball, field hockey or soccer, but when it comes to Canada's unofficial national sport of ice hockey, he doesn't know his hooking from his high-sticking.
THE name Baja California has an exotic ring to it, and the peninsula stands out on a map, but in fact it is just a long finger of under-populated, mostly scrubby land stretching from San Diego down to Cabo San Lucas, where a recent rush of expensive hotels has transformed the party town invented by Canadians on the cheap.
It was a "Crazy" night Saturday for Surrey's Jerrica Santos, who won the third annual Variety's Got Talent contest with her version of the Gnarls Barkley hit.
If Ron Sturm and his fellow Chilliwack Fraser Rotarians have their way, the entire island of Siquijor will be drinking safe, clean drinking water by the time they're finished.
CAMERAMAN John Seale is packing up his gear for the thousandth time since he started in the business. But this time around, the shoot he's heading for is much more personal.