ACS GALLERY: Biddle holds Electric Eclectic Exhibit

Seasoned artist GAIL BIDDLE had good reason to smile as the ACS GALLERY located in the Newton Cultural Centre filled with new and loyal patrons to view and purchase her latest works during the reception on February 2nd from 1 to 3pm. This ‘Free to the public’ event kicked off her February 2-27 exhibition entitled ‘ECLECTIC ME!’ Feature image shows …

INTL DANCE DAY: XBa Performs April 28

Be sure to catch this riveting dance troupe as the take over the common spaces of Surrey City Hall with a performance to honour International Dance Day, April 28th from 12 noon to 3pm. It is free to watch and enjoy. Choreography by Nela Hallwas. Performances by: XBa School of Dance, The Wee Drams, Keri’s Highland Dance Studio, Vancouver Chinese …

KWANTLEN: 1st Grad Exhibition April 15

by Ryan Broderick Kwantlen Polytechnic University will be hosting its first grad exhibition in the newly renovated Spruce Building at the Surrey Campus on April 5th, 2019. The exhibition will feature seven emerging artists that have completed/near completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts-Visual Arts degree under the institution. The artworks included in the exhibition explore diverse themes, engaging with people, …

SURREY: Canada Council Info Session A Success

On January 31st, 2019 Canada Council for the Arts was invited to address a room of eager Surrey artists on funding programs available through the federal organization. The attendance at the Surrey Arts Centre was capacity and the session content informative. This session was designed to provide an overview on grants available to artist working across artistic fields of practice. …

STAGE: ACS President Meets LA Cast of WICKED

In Dec 2018 I was honoured to go back stage of WICKED at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre [Los Angeles, CA] to meet cast: L-R: Kara Lindsay [Glinda], Luke Girardi, Jackie Burns [Elphaba], Jake Girardi and myself. A special thanks to my son Steve and daughter-in-law Marsia for making it all happen. ACS President: Carol Girardi

DANCE: Sudnya Mulye Wins Great Distinction In India

Artistic Director Sudnya Mulye of Sudnya Dance Academy was presented a great distinction by Padmashri Ulhas Kashalkar Ji at the Pandit Ram Marathe Smruti Sangeet Samaroh Programme 2018, organized by Thane Municipal Corporation in India. It was a great privilege to be honoured by such a great singer and Guru who has also learned music from Pandit Ram Marathe. Sudnya …