Archives for July 2011

Place des Arts Announces a New Teacher and New Classes


Emilie LeClerc Place Des Arts Coquitlam

Place des Arts is pleased to welcome professional actor and teacher Emilie LeClerc to its theatre arts faculty. Beginning this September, Emilie will teach the Lower Mainland’s only Mask and Physical Theatre classes for children and youth, and will also co-teach Place des Arts’ new Next Stage performance class for 13-to-17-year-olds with James O’Shea. With […]



Links – Mayor Joe Moving On


Mayor Joe Trasolini of Port Moody

Last week I enjoyed a little vacation time with the family and took the week off, but we’re back this week with another summer edition of the links. The big news since the last time we spoke is Port Moody Mayor Joe Trasolini announcing he won’t be seeking reelection in November. Joe has been mayor […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Music, Critters + Village Vibe!


Music on the Grill at the Evergreen Cultural Centre Coquitlam

It’s all about music this week in the Tri-Cities – a few great music and performance events and one children’s event for everyone to enjoy. What: Mike’s Critters When: Thursday, July 28 from 10:30-11:30am Where: Terry Fox Library [map] The skinny: Mike Larson loves critters of all shapes and sizes! Reptiles, amphibians, birds, insects, arachnids, […]



Minnekhada Art in the Park


Minnekhada Art in the Park in the Tri-Cities

Minnekhada Lodge was built in 1934 in Northeastern Coquitlam as a country retreat and hunting lodge by lumber magnate Eric W. Hamber, who later became Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia. In addition to Hamber, Minnekhada was home to another Lietuenant-Governor, shipbuilder Colonel Clarence Wallace. The lodge has hosted royalty, and Governor-General Lord Tweedsmuir and his sons […]



King Edward Street Closure


King Edward Street Closure Coquitlam

It’s summertime, which means lots and lots of road work. The final phase of the King Edward Overpass project in Coquitlam is slated to begin on August 6, 2011. For 12 weeks, King Edward Street will be closed between Lougheed Highway and United Boulevard. There has been ongoing work in the area, but this will […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Fundraising Garage Sale, Food Bank Fill Up, PechaKuchaNight + More!


A rather quiet week from events around the Tri-Cities but it’s all about quality vs quantity! A few good charitable causes, kid’s summer camps and other fun child-centered events, and the ever-popular PechaKuchaNight round out the events that are happening this week. Enjoy! What: SHARE Food Bank Fill Up When: Thursday, July 21 from 9:00am-9:00pm […]



Threats Help Nobody, Port Moody Council


Port Moody Council wants to close local streets to outside traffic

Confession: while Jon and I created TheV3H.com, we don’t actually live in the V3H. We actually live in Coquitlam, less than a kilometer from the Port Moody border, not far from Eagle Ridge Hospital. Jon chose the name “The V3H” because we work, shop, play and volunteer in Port Moody, and also because he liked […]



ArtsConnect Presents PechaKucha Night


Pecha Kucha Vol 4 Coquitlam

Leading a self-reflexive life, meeting spirit guides, a personal journey through the music industry and building online communities are just a few of the presenters’ topics at ArtsConnect‘s next PechaKucha Night. ArtsConnect announces its 4th event, which is shaping up to be another stimulating evening of sharing inspiration and ideas of local community members. These […]



Links – Evergreen Line Talk and Summer Fun


Bear at Hummingbird Feeder in Coquitlam BC Canada

The funding formula for the Evergreen Line continues to dominate local discussion. Well, maybe not as much as the contents of the latest People Magazine (Harper Seven Beckham? What the…), but you’re not here for the baby-naming habits of Soccer Spice. Links onward! Premier Christy Clark has now come out in support of the funding […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: ArtistCircle, Harry Potter Yepardy & Blue Mountain Music Fest


Blue Mountain Music Festival Coquitlam

This week in the Tri-Cities has a few events to keep us all busy including the ArtistCircle, a Harry Potter event for teens plus day camps for all ages of children, and some good music performances and festivals. Enjoy! What: ArtsConnect ArtistCircle When: Thursday, July 14 from 11:30am-1:30pm Where: Riverview Hospital, at Finnie’s Garden [map] […]

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