Coquitlam actor to lead Cap. U play

Coquitlam's Grace Cullingworth will star as Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice at Capilano University.
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A Coquitlam actor will star this month in the Capilano University production of Pride and Prejudice.

Grace Cullingworth, a Gleneagle secondary graduate, will play Elizabeth Bennet in the show that opens Nov. 14 at the Blueshore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts on campus (2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver).

Tickets at $25/$22/$10 are available by calling 604-990-7810 or online at tickets.capilanou.ca.



The first of two workshops led by Saskia Jetten will start tomorrow (Thursday) at Coquitlam’s Place des Arts.

Space is still available for her Nov. 7 evening class, Printmaking: Pattern Printing and the Repeated Image.

The second session will run on Nov. 14. Register by calling 604-664-1636.



Family art classes — with a holiday theme — will be offered this fall at Coquitlam’s Evergreen Cultural Centre.

Parents and their children (aged five and over) can sign up for Holiday Family Fun with Clay on Tuesdays.

The hour-long classes run from Nov. 12 to Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. As well, artist Judith M. Atkinson has Making Art Together: Holiday Cards on Saturday, Dec. 7, also for parents and children aged five and up.

Call 604-927-6552 or visit evergreenculturalcentre.ca.



Canadian rockers Our Lady Peace will headline the first New Year’s eve at the new Hard Rock Casino Vancouver in Coquitlam, which opens Dec. 20.

Tickets for the Dec. 31 performance by the Juno-award winning band went on sale last week. Visit hardrockcasinovancouver.com.



A library chain that includes Port Coquitlam’s Terry Fox Library is looking for a First Nations artist-in-residence.

The Fraser Valley Regional Library wants to promote aboriginal arts in its community branches, which serve nearly 700,000 residents in the region.  The chosen artist will tour 12 FVRL locations to work on an art project next year; the artist can work with any media. For more information, visit fvrl.ca (under the Careers tab).



Tri-City kids on a Pro-D Day on Friday can take a visual arts and ceramics course at the Port Moody Arts Centre.

The facility (2425 St. John’s St.) is offering the full-day program to children aged five to 12.

Other Pro-D Day events will be held at PMAC on Jan. 31, Feb. 21, April 11, June 2 and June 27.

To register, call 604-931-2008.



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