OPED: BEYOND FABULOUS with Guo Pei

By Ursula Maxwell-Lewis Guo Pei Couture Beyond, Vancouver Arts Gallery’s signature exhibit (until Jan. 20, 2019), offers artists, clothiers, storytellers, photographers and day-trippers an unforgettable art, fabric and fashion experience. This talented Chinese designer challenges viewers to explore the hidden secrets and design dramas. Collections like Samsara (2006), An Amazing Journey in a Childhood Dream, (2008), or 1002 Nights (2010) …

CITY: Surrey Lights Up…A Christmas Tree Nov 24

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival: Presented by Coast Capital Savings, the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival returns to Surrey’s Civic Plaza! The expanded holiday market will return to offer locally-made goods. The lighting of Surrey’s 60-foot Christmas tree will cap the event. This is one of the tallest Christmas trees in Canada. Nov 24, 12 – 7pm | Surrey City Hall, 13450 …

ELECTORAL REFERENDUM: Get Out And Vote!

British Columbia is having a referendum on what voting system we should use for provincial elections. The referendum is being held by mail from October 22 to November 30, 2018. Registered voters will get a voting package in the mail from Elections BC between October 22 and November 2, 2018. First Past The Post vs Proportional Representation – BIG DECISION …