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Watercolour, ink at Art Focus demo

Emerging and established artists can learn more about watercolour and ink at a demonstration on Wednesday in Port Coquitlam.

Art Focus Artists Association will present the free talk and show by Surrey resident Wendy Mould, an associate member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and a Canadian drawing master. The event takes place at 7 p.m. at The Outlet (2253 Leigh Sq., beside city hall).

 

 

BE MASTERFUL

Uncover how the Renaissance masters drew — and copy their techniques — in a four-hour workshop offered this week at Coquitlam’s Place des Arts.

Faculty member Rebecca Blair will lead the class, Renaissance Portraiture: A Mona Lisa Smile, on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Supplies are included in the course fee. To register, call 604-664-1636 or visit www.placedesarts.ca.

 

 

PARK ART CALL

Artists are needed to show their craft at this summer’s fifth annual Minnekhada Art In the Park festival in Coquitlam.

The event runs on Aug. 17 and 18 at the Metro Vancouver regional park. Visit www.minnekhada.ca/artinthepark.html for more information.

 

 

FRIDAY DEADLINE

Artists are being sought to display — and sell — their work at the largest festival of the year in Coquitlam.

The city is calling on artisans to showcase their talent on July 1 for the Canada Day celebrations at Town Centre Park. The deadline to apply is Friday. Email astrid@evergreenculturalcentre.ca for more information.

 

 

COME TOGETHER

Get down at Dogwood Pub Night on Friday when the Coquitlam seniors’ pavilion hosts a tribute to the British Invasion sound.

The event, titled Ticket to Ride: A Night of the Early Beatles Music, includes a dinner at 6 p.m. and entertainment at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at $27 are available by calling 604-927-4386 or online at www.coquitlam.ca/registration.

 

 

GROOVY

Dress up in period costume next week to mark May Days in Port Coquitlam.

The city’s heritage society is hosting Dancing Through the Decades on Saturday, May 4 at the PoCo recreation complex (2150 Wilson Ave.), from 7 p.m. to midnight. Boogie to music from a live band and DJ and celebrate PoCo’s 100th year. A cash bar will be available and appetizers will be served.

Tickets are $25 in advance by calling 604-927-8403. For more information, visit www.pocoheritage.org.

 

jwarren@tricitynews.com

 

 

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