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777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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December 2019

Intro to Stained Glass: Holiday Snowman Project

December 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
$78
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Get all the basic steps down in this fun, short workshop with Corinne Leroux from Awesome Sauce Designs. Learn how to cut glass and use a glass grinder while soldering together a snowman/person ornament to keep - or gift to someone special! All supplies included. Pre-registration is required. Call 604.527.4640

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Handmade Heritage: Christmas Tea Soaps

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
$35
Handmade Heritage Christmas Tea Soaps

Every year, we celebrate the holiday season with Victorian Christmas tea at Irving House. In honour of this tradition, we’re making Christmas tea soap from scratch! Explore different ingredients and methods to make a long lasting herbal tea bar and a batch of citrus rooibos. Participants will receive a finished soap bar, gourmet garden bar recipes, and other goodies. All supplies included. Registration required. Call 604.527.4640

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Anvil Winter Celebrations

Winter Celebrations at Anvil Centre

December 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until January 5, 2020

Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Step into a magical winter wonderland at Anvil Centre filled with a cornucopia of entertainment for everyone – from choirs, singalongs, art installations, musical performances, arts and crafts. DOZENS OF FREE FAMILY ACTIVITIES AND PERFORMANCES. See the event's website above for a full listing of daily events, many are free but some are ticketed.

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Winter Celebrations Opening Night Performances

December 19 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
Free

Winter Celebrations starts off on Dec.19th at 5:30pm with a performance of renowned Will’s Jams, a musician and educator of kids music - loved for his original rock, folk, and blues music and renowned Canadian folk music group, The Fugitives. Will’s Jams (5:45-6:45) Will Stroet of Will's Jams is the ultimate star of kindie rock! A JUNO-, WCMA- and CFMA-nominated musician, CBC Kids, Universal Kids and KidoodleTV star, educator and dad, he's well-loved for his original rock, folk, and blues…

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Anvil 2019 A Christmas Carol poster

Read and Sing-a-Long of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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This event is part of the New West WinterFest 2019! Back by popular demand! City Stage New West's audience-inclusive/interactive reading of the Christmas classic, lead by veteran actor-musician Dave Clothier as “Scrooge” was a joyful hit last year at the Anvil Centre - and returns again this year with (jingle) bells on. Read a role, throw a snowball, join the Christmas sing-along, don a Dickensian costume piece - or just sit back and enjoy the fun. Festive free treats and…

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

December 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 3:30-4:15: Will Clements Trio (Jazz) 4:30-4:40: Jennifer Aoki and Silene Razo (Contemporary Dance) 5:00-5:45: Polar Express Dance Show (Youth Dance Recital) 5:50-6:00: Jennifer Aoki and Silene Razo (Contemporary Dance)

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Winter Celebrations: Itmar Erez and Kevin Romain

December 20 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
Free

Israeli-born, Vancouver-based Erez, a world-class guitarist, pianist, composer and educator, his music blends the delicateness of Middle Eastern music with jazz and flamenco, creating a unique sound all his own, accompanied by drummer, composer Kevin Romain. It blends the delicateness of Middle Eastern music, the freedom found in jazz and the passion of flamenco, creating a unique sound all his own. Recipient of the 2014 ACUM Prize for Special Achievement in Jazz and the prestigious 2014 Landau Prize, Itamar Erez…

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Winter Celebrations: Festivus for the New West of Us

December 20 @ 10:30 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Join the fun at this Festivus gathering, featuring local comics, authors, and other celebrities as they “Air their Grievances” about the pressures of Christmas and it’s commercialism. Hosted by Janice Bannister, she is a regular on the comedy scene, and owner of Laughter Zone 101. She brings her cheeky wit and attitude to the stage. Janice finalizes 2019 with this Festivus show, as part of her goal to bring more comedy to New West. She thinks rum is a holiday…

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 12:40-12:50 - Tomoyo Yamada Dancers (Contemporary Dance) 1:00-2:00 - Maple Leaf Singers (Show Choir) 2:15-2:25 - Tomoya Yamada Dancers (Contemporary Dance) 3:00-3:45 - Ash + Grove Upcycled Fashion (Fashion Show) 4:00-4:10 - Tomoyo Yamada Dancers (Contemporary Dance) 4:30-5:15 - Ed and Salve (Pop/Jazz Music) 5:20-5:30 - Tomoyo Yamada Dancers (Contemporary…

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Winter Celebrations: Maple Leaf Singers

December 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada

It's the Maple Leaf Singers! As a show-chorus, they do more than sing, they perform. Their dynamic shows feature a variety of music complemented by choreography in genres such as: pop, gospel, swing, jazz, folk, classical, spiritual, rock, Broadway hits and more! Over 50 members come from all over Metro Vancouver and the Lower Mainland to sing a six-part harmony.

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Winter Celebrations: Darren Radke, Will Cournoyer-Clements and Daniel Green

December 21 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada

Will Cournoyer-Clements a bilingual French-Canadian jazz vocalist from New Westminster, Daniel Green saxophonist, composer, and acoustic bass musician, Darren Radke. Daniel Green is a 21-year old saxophonist, composer, and arranger who grew up in New Westminster and is now based in Montréal.

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Solstice Pride Ball

December 21 @ 10:30 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada

Join East Van's Cheapest Date Peach Cobblah for a wintry wonderland like you've never seen before, with performances by Jaylene Tyme and Celestial Seasons, and queer dance party love from DJ O Show

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 11:00-12:00 – The Kerplunks (Children's Music) 1:30-2:00 - Elizabeth Irving (Vocal Jazz) 3:30-4:30 - Culture Chats (Personal Storytelling) 5:15-5:45 - Power Duo (Bollywood Dance)

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Winter Celebrations: The Kerplunks

December 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada

The Kerplunks are Canadian children’s entertainers bringing high-energy, colourful performances to the stage. The Kerplunks play catchy self-penned original tunes guaranteed to get kids engaged, singing along and joining in on the actions They have enjoyed a 14-year career playing some of Canada’s finest festivals, theatres and schools. This multi-award winning band provides a unique live performance with a full four-piece multi-instrumental band, playing a variety of upbeat musical styles that even parents enjoy. You’ll hear engaging songs that get…

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Winter Celebrations: Anna Pietrzak and Thomas Lamont`

December 22 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Anna is a versatile guitarist and pedagogue who performs solo around the world in chamber music ensembles and with orchestras in Poland, Austria, China, the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Spain, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Hungary and Slovakia. As a chamber musician, she permanently collaborates with the Mexican singer Julieta Gonzalez Springer and the Swedish pianist Carl Petersson. Anna is also a frequent lecturer at guitar courses and a juror of instrumental competitions. She has released three albums which received very positive…

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

December 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 4:30-5:15 - Wazaman! (Classical Guitar Duo) 5:30-5:50 - Royal Cdn Theatre Co. (Musical Theatre)

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

December 26 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 5:15-5:45 – Variety of Sound (Pop/Rock Band)

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

December 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 3:30-3:40 - Chalk Collective (Contemporary Dance) 4:00-4:30 - Kaya Kurz (Pop/Jazz) 4:40-4:50 - Chalk Collective (Contemporary Dance) 5:00-6:00 - Quayside Voices (A Capella Music) 5:30-5:40 - Chalk Collective (Contemporary Dance)

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Winter Celebrations: Fionn

December 27 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Fionn’s Alanna and Brianne Finn-Morris might be young, but don’t let that fool you. The 19-year-old twins from White Rock, British Columbia, have been singing together for most of their lives, forging folk-pop sound centred around the sort of telepathically tight vocal harmonies that only siblings could deliver. Lyrics that deliver both sharp social commentary and poignantly personal reflections are backed by arrangements that range from lushly orchestrated balladry to boot-stomping roots-rock. At the heart of it all, the intertwined…

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

December 28 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 12:00-12:45 - Ed and Salve (Pop/Jazz) 1:00-2:00 - RupLoops (Children's Music) 4:30-5:30 - Cassius Khan and Amika Kushwaha (Indian Classical Music and Dance)

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Winter Celebrations: RupLoops

December 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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RupLoops is a kid friendly interactive, live looping performance, using vocal percussion, rhythmic rhymes and an arsenal of eclectic instruments from around the globe RupLoops is an interactive, live looping performance, using vocal percussion, rhythmic rhymes and an arsenal of eclectic instruments from around the globe. Rup utilizes his diverse skills as a musician to create a pulsating, entertaining and engaging musical experience. He is a gifted educator and performer and has a deep passion for intercultural work and intercultural…

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Winter Celebrations: Cassius Khan and Amika Kushwaha

December 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Maestro Cassius Khan is a master of the Tabla (North Indian pair of drums), and combines his drumming with the Indian classical styles of Ghazal and Thumri singing, in a unique performance. He is a disciple of both the late Mushtari Begum and Tabla maestro Ustad Rushtar Ali, of the Delhi gharana (school or tradition) of Tabla playing, and has become known internationally not only for his classical performance but also as a guest on numerous recordings ranging from pop…

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Winter Celebrations: Halifax Wharf Rats

December 28 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Vancouver- based band of high energy tunes features a wide array of the most popular Classic Rock tunes, Canadian folk classics from the likes of Neil Young, Stan Rogers, and Gordon Lightfoot plus songs of Atlantic Canada, and Irish and Scottish folk tunes.

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

December 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 1:00-2:00 - Krystle Dos Santos, "A History of Motown" (Music) 5:00-6:00 - The Sojourners (Gospel/Soul)

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Winter Celebrations: A History of Motown with Krystle Dos Santos

December 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Krystle Dos Santos and her three-piece band will take young audiences back in time to the era of Motown music from the late 1950s to 1980s. Motown Records grew to be a music industry powerhouse featuring stars such as The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, the Temptations and a young Michael Jackson in the Jackson 5. Krystle and her band will perform interactive songs from the Motown catalogue while educating young audiences about the historical importance of the Motown era, its artists,…

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Its a wonderful life

It’s A Wonderful Life – The Musical

December 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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The beloved holiday film is a new, classic musical! Patrick Street Productions’ Artistic Producer, Peter Jorgensen has adapted the holiday favourite It’s a Wonderful Life and transformed it into a heavenly musical playing at the Anvil Centre Theatre from Dec 19 – Jan 5. This heart-warming show breathes musical life into the familiar story while it retains its warmth and humour featuring musical standards like Nice Work if You Can Get It, Rhapsody in Blue, One Life to Live, and…

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Winter Celebrations: The Sojourners

December 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Marcus Mosely, Will Sanders and Khari McClelland, (from Ralls, Texas, Alexandria, Louisiana and Detroit, Michigan respectively) give The Sojourners' sound an authentic edge that only comes with experience. This is real gospel - blessed with a soul that can't be faked. Marcus Mosely Marcus was born in a small town in the Texas panhandle, called Ralls. He heard the music first from his mother, who always had a song on her lips, Marcus soon discovered that he too carried around…

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

December 30 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 3:30-4:00 - Elizabeth Irving (Vocal Jazz) 4:30-4:40 - Kimberly Kioszeghy (Contortion/Circus) 5:30-5:40 - Kimberly Kioszeghy (Contortion/Circus)

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

December 31 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations

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January 2020

Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

January 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 3:30-3:40 - Jennifer Aoki and Silene Razo (Contemporary Dance) 4:30-5:15 - Will Clements Trio (Jazz) 5:50-6:00 - Jennifer Aoki and Silene Razo (Contemporary Dance)

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

January 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 3:30-4:00 - Variety of Sound (Pop/Rock Band) 4:15-4:25 - Danielle Fisher (Juggling) 5:15-5:25 - Danielle Fisher (Juggling)

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

January 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations ~ Performances ~ 12:00-12:30 - Kaya Kurz (Pop/Jazz) 1:00-2:00 - Blues Berries (Children's Music) 2:30-3:00 - Royal City Literary Arts Society (Poetry/Literary Readings) 5:00-5:45 - Wazaman! (Classical Guitar Duo)

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Winter Celebrations: The Blues Berries

January 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada

The Blues Berries perform throughout Canada spreading their love for the blues to the younger generation. Their unique approach takes children’s topics such as learning the alphabet, recycling, and bullying and blends them with bluesy beats to create educational songs that every child can get down and boogie to. Having grown up on the blues themselves, each member of The Blues Berries hopes to give children an appreciation for the blues, both its deep-rooted history and the rich, emotional sounds…

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Winter Celebrations: Family Ceildh with Blackthorn

January 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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A Ceildh is a social event at which there is Scottish or Irish folk music and singing, traditional dancing, and storytelling and this Winter Celebrations tradition once again features Blackthorn! Blackthorn features four talented musicians, three of whom share lead vocals, bringing a refreshing diversity of character to the group’s polished sound and all four contribute a mastery of a colourful variety of instruments. The results of their collective musical backgrounds, skills and experience are witnessed in the high-calibre, entertaining…

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Winter Celebrations Daytime Program

January 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Immerse yourself in the Winter World installation, walk the peaceful lantern labyrinth, and enjoy performances and activities for all ages, all for FREE at the Winter Celebrations 4:30-6:00 Family Dance Closing Party

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The Shoplifters

January 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia St.
New Westminster, BC V3M 1B6 Canada
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Arts Club Theatre Company presents The Shoplifters by Morris Panych Comic mishaps for society’s haves and have-nots. Meet Alma, a career shoplifter who prefers the “five-finger discount” over any senior citizen’s deal. When a grocery store theft goes awry, her elaborate life of petty crime is halted by an overzealous security guard and his affable mentor. With sharp-witted comic observations, Morris Panych has expertly drawn a cast of misfit characters that will leave you rooting for all sides to come…

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