Archives for January 2011

Faculty Concert at Place des Arts


A little Chamber Music perhaps? Five of Place des Arts’ music faculty are teaming up in an intimate setting on Saturday, January 22nd, 7:30pm at Place Des Arts Coquitlam. We ♥ Music features Anna Levy on piano, Johanna Hauser on clarinet, Roger Mangas on viola, Karina Slupski on violin and Aleksandra Dziobek on cello. They’ll […]



A 16-year-old Port Moody Artist and her iPhone App


16-year-old Paige Rohrick is in grade 11 at Heritage Woods Secondary. She likes art and fashion and her iPhone, which she carries with her everywhere. Actually, I can relate – I am never without my iPhone, either. And she also happens to be the creator of PaigeeDraw, a suite of apps for the iPhone and […]



Links – You Want Evergreen Line Parking!


Now that we’re all finished with our extended Turkey Nap from the holiday season, let’s dive into the links from around the Tri-Cities and beyond this week. The South Fraser Blog, a site dedicated to all things transportation, reveals to us the results of the Evergreen Line public consultation report. It seems what people are […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities – Place des Arts, Charley’s Aunt and More


It looks like we’re finally picking up some steam post-Christmas. There’s lots happening here in the V3H this week. Read on to find out more! What: Opening Reception When: Thursday, January 13 from 7:00-9:00pm Where: Place des Arts [map] The skinny: Three intimately informed exhibitions kick off the New Year at Place des Arts. Opening […]



Joan West Memorial Concert Series comes to Coquitlam


Instrumental and choral music will fill the sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Coquitlam over the next six month, and you’re invited. The Joan West Memorial Concert Series will benefit local youth who will be attending Catholic World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain. Tickets for entire 8-concert series are $50, a pretty unbeatable […]



PoCoMotion Passport Challenge


The City of Port Coquitlam is encouraging its residents to adopt healthier lifestyles in 2011, through the PoCoMotion Passport contest. The contest involves completing 12 challenges over the course of 2011. This is your chance to win great prizes and find out how easy it is to eat better and incorporate more activity into your […]



Links – 2011 kicks off in the Tri-Cities


Now that we’ve all awakened from our turkey-induced slumber here in the Tri-Cities, 2011 is out the chute and we’ve got some links. First up, our friend Adam at aprilroad.com has launched a new web project. One that is sorely needed. Unitedboulevard.com tells you everything you need to know about big box shopping and entertainment […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities – Pizza, Preparedness and More


Christmas is over, 2011 has arrived, and everyone’s back at work after the holidays. Things are slowly returning to their normal pace here in the V3H. Read on to find out what that pace looks like this week! What: E-Mail Class When: Thursday, January 6 from 11:00am-12:00pm Where: Poirier Library [map] The skinny: You must […]



Christmas Tree Chipping


The holiday season is now over. The kids are headed back to school today, decorations are being packed up and Christmas lights are coming down. If you’ve opted for a real tree, this raises the question of what to do with it. Thankfully, there are many ways to dispose of your tree that are convenient […]



2011 Penguin Plunge Video


So I had this big plan that I was going to go down with my camera and do a piece on the Penguin Plunge in Port Moody. Every January 1st, hearty souls from across the Tri-Cities gather at the boat launch in Rocky Point Park to welcome the new year with a quick dip in […]

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