Archives for January 2012

A Taste of PoCo Spirit 2012 Features Sustainable Wines


Taste of Poco Spirit 2012 Wine Fundraiser

Every year, many groups hold fundraisers here in the Tri-Cities. Most of them are great, but there’s something about the event that PoCo Heritage puts on – together with renowned wine expert John Gerum and the folks at Earls Kitchen and Bar – that is extra special. A Taste of PoCo Spirit gives attendees the […]



What’s up at Place des Arts: Speakers, Art, Concerts, Spring Break


Place Des Arts Coquitlam Spring Break 2012

Place des Arts in Coquitlam says, “We inspire the artist in everyone.” Over the next month, they have lots of stuff going on to do just that. If you’ve ever wondered what’s going on inside their building on Brunette, this is the perfect time to find out. Here are some of the things you may […]



Links – Evergreen Breaks Ground and Liberals to Name Candidate


Evergreen Line shovel Coquitlam Port Moody

The first two contracting firms have been signed up and work is ready to begin on the Evergreen Line. The announcement was made yesterday morning at the Port Moody West Coast Express station. Pedre Contractors Ltd. and Hans Demolition and Excavators will be installing new underground power lines and tearing down vacant buildings. It’s not […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: Laila Biali, Ultimate Comedy Show, Dianna David & More!


Events in the Tri-Cities are finally starting to ramp up now that the holidays are firmly behind us. Tons of kid’s events and of course the usual art and performance events make this week one to go out and enjoy. What: Opening Reception When: Thursday, January 26 at 6:30pm Where: Leigh Square Community Arts Village […]



Getting Glam in Coquitlam: Tri-Cities Oscar Night 2012


Tricities Oscar Night 2012 Coquitlam City Hall

On February 26, 2012, Coquitlam City Hall will be transformed for the Tri-Cities Oscar Night, the best Oscar party in Metro Vancouver. The Three Divas are back with another fabulous bling, bling gala. City Hall will be all glammed up for an extraordinary evening of star-gazing for the 2012 Academy Awards. Join the Divas and […]



Rotary’s Amazing Race 2012 in Coquitlam


Rotary Amazing Race Coquitlam 2012

It may be hard to imagine it right now, with the winter weather that hit us this week, but warmer days will come again. And when they do, you may actually want to get outside and enjoy them. To help you get a head start on a little bit of warm weather fun, Coquitlam Sunrise […]



Links – Port Moody Awards and Evergreen Line Video


Port Moody Civic Awards 2012

Well, winter arrived this week, and some of our local photographers headed out to get some great shots. You can find them at the websites of Gillian McMillan and Rae Clevett. The City of Port Moody held their annual Civic Appreciation Dinner this past Saturday. They celebrated four people who have made outstanding contributions to […]



What’s Up in the Tri-Cities: John & Jen, Tony Bennett, and PDA Faculty Concert


Steve Kaldestad Quartet Place Des Arts Coquitlam Maillardville

We have a few good events for this week including two great acts – John & Jen and Tony Bennett. There are also two concerts, a dance performance and the Community Banner Painting Festival to bring everyone in the community together. Enjoy! What: 101 Seminar – Women & Money When: Thursday, January 19 from 8:00-9:30am […]



Dianna David: Take a Closer Look at Evergreen – Win Tickets!


Evergreen Cultural Centre Family Series Dianna David

Evergreen Cultural Centre’s Family Series has a great line-up for 2011/2012. It opened back in November with At Nightfall. The second installment, Dianna David: Take a Closer Look, is coming up on January 29, 2012 at 2:00pm. Dianna David is a mechanical engineer turned professional entertainer (as an electrical engineer turned writer, I feel a […]



2012 Tri-Cities Chamber Business Excellence Awards


2012 Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards Red Robinson Theatre Coquitlam

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce invites you to join them for a dazzling evening of celebration and entertainment as they announce the winners of the 11th Annual Business Excellence Awards at their Gala. The evening includes a champagne reception, three course meal, live band, blackjack and door prizes. It takes place on January 28, 2012 […]

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