Tom Zillich

Sakura Inoue will dance in 'Giselle,' a Coastal City Ballet production to be staged at Surrey Arts Centre on June 9.

Love and madness in ‘Giselle’ ballet show coming to Surrey

Coastal City Ballet brings production to Surrey Arts Centre on June 9

Sakura Inoue will dance in 'Giselle,' a Coastal City Ballet production to be staged at Surrey Arts Centre on June 9.
Jen Hodge All Stars cover image.

THREE THINGS TO DO in Surrey: Trump talk, jazz at church, ‘Leader’ photo showcase

Our weekly guide to some go-to events happening in Surrey this week

Jen Hodge All Stars cover image.
Surinder Grewal stands on a second-floor perch above the gym at BC Preparation Academy, or BC Prep, in Newton.

Hoop dreams in Surrey a reality for basketball academy founder

Surinder Grewal’s new facility aims to lead Surrey’s young people down a more positive path.

Surinder Grewal stands on a second-floor perch above the gym at BC Preparation Academy, or BC Prep, in Newton.
Jam-night organizer Lisa Maure (aka Lisa Freakrock, foreground) gives a thumbs-up to “jammers” and dancers at Donegal’s Irish House on a recent Thursday night.

‘Freakrock’ jammers find groove among the faithful at Surrey pub (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Budding drummer brings energy and enthusiasm to Thursday jam night at Donegal’s

Jam-night organizer Lisa Maure (aka Lisa Freakrock, foreground) gives a thumbs-up to “jammers” and dancers at Donegal’s Irish House on a recent Thursday night.
Artist Bev Ellis is the guest speaker at an April 6 event at Surrey Art Gallery.

THREE THINGS TO DO in Surrey: Laughs, some talk about art & ‘Seedy Saturday’

A weekly guide to some go-to events happening around town

Artist Bev Ellis is the guest speaker at an April 6 event at Surrey Art Gallery.
The site of a future arena in Cloverdale, with the Agriplex shown in the distance.

VIDEO: Trees cleared from site of future ice arena in Cloverdale

Two sheets of ice, or floors, to be built on 64th Avenue, east of 176th Street.

The site of a future arena in Cloverdale, with the Agriplex shown in the distance.
Zerbini Liberty Horses are featured in the Royal Canadian Family Circus coming to Surrey in May.

Royal Canadian circus comes to Surrey with 2,600-seat ‘big top’ tent (VIDEO)

Show dates in May at Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre in Cloverdale

Zerbini Liberty Horses are featured in the Royal Canadian Family Circus coming to Surrey in May.
Steven Goodman has managed Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre since the day the theatre opened in 2002.

ANSWERING THE BELL: A look back at Surrey’s large in-school theatre, which turns 15 this spring

The people who run the Surrey theatre have some stories to tell after 15 years of staging shows in the 1,052-seat hall they cherish

Steven Goodman has managed Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre since the day the theatre opened in 2002.
The Surrey Festival of Dance begins next Wednesday (March 29) at Surrey Arts Centre.

THREE THINGS TO DO in Surrey: Dance Festival kicks off, screening of Vancouver Aquarium doc and more

Surrey Festival of Dance, gathering time for Surrey Muse and screening of 'Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered' at KPU Surrey

The Surrey Festival of Dance begins next Wednesday (March 29) at Surrey Arts Centre.
Dancers at Surrey Museum during a previous Celtic Fest event there.

THREE THINGS TO DO: Celtic Fest returns to Surrey Museum, and more

Trio in Classical Coffee Concert, plus Nifty Fifty tourney at curling club

Dancers at Surrey Museum during a previous Celtic Fest event there.
Cliff Smith (right) of the Vancouver Stealth fights a Saskatchewan Rush foe during a recent National Lacrosse League game.

LACROSSE: Surrey’s Smith finds joy in twilight of career with Stealth

In his 8th year in NLL, Surrey product returned to roster a bit late this season

Cliff Smith (right) of the Vancouver Stealth fights a Saskatchewan Rush foe during a recent National Lacrosse League game.
The hockey-playing Kozak sisters of North Delta — Gemma, age 14, Claire, 18, and Grace, 16, from left to right — are goaltenders for several local teams.

SAVIN’ SISTERS: Kozak girls of North Delta love playing in goal

Single mother of three puck-stopping daughters says she isn’t stressed watching them play.

The hockey-playing Kozak sisters of North Delta — Gemma, age 14, Claire, 18, and Grace, 16, from left to right — are goaltenders for several local teams.
Geroy Simon in orange.

Geroy Simon among athletes at Banquet of Champions

Lions great and others celebrated April 12 at BC Sports Hall of Fame event

Geroy Simon in orange.
Pat Chessell (second from left) with bandmates Rick Chapman (left), Nathanael Powell and Andrea Lewis-Taylor.

St. Patrick’s Day means a month of busy nights (and days) for Surrey’s Pat Chessell and band

Fifth-year show at Blue Frog Studios, plus several other venues.

Pat Chessell (second from left) with bandmates Rick Chapman (left), Nathanael Powell and Andrea Lewis-Taylor.
Sandeep Johal's winning 'Onward and Upward' banner design for the City of Surrey.

Surrey’s latest street banners feature ‘Canada, Our Home’ theme

Artist Sandeep Johal's winning work includes birds and flowers

Sandeep Johal's winning 'Onward and Upward' banner design for the City of Surrey.
Lucas Till stars in the action-comedy movie “Monster Trucks,” shown at the Landmark theatre in Guildford during a “Movie March Break” promo from March 13 to 24.

Don’t freak out: In Surrey, keep kids busy during spring break at these camps and events

Movies, camps, carnivals and more happening this month

Lucas Till stars in the action-comedy movie “Monster Trucks,” shown at the Landmark theatre in Guildford during a “Movie March Break” promo from March 13 to 24.
Surrey's Jeremy Kennedy.

VIDEO: Surrey’s Jeremy Kennedy wins UFC fight in Brazil

JBC took on hometown fave Rony Jason in Fortaleza on Saturday

Surrey's Jeremy Kennedy.
Holy Cross Crusaders guard Michael Risi drives to the basket against Victoria's Belmont Bulldogs during their B.C. boys 4A basketball championships match-up Wednesday afternoon (March 8) at Langley Events Centre. The Crusaders beat the Bulldogs 58-47.

Surrey’s Holy Cross in semifinal at B.C. boys 4A basketball championships

Fifth-ranked Crusaders play top-ranked Walnut Grove at 7 p.m. Friday

Holy Cross Crusaders guard Michael Risi drives to the basket against Victoria's Belmont Bulldogs during their B.C. boys 4A basketball championships match-up Wednesday afternoon (March 8) at Langley Events Centre. The Crusaders beat the Bulldogs 58-47.
Chuck Berry performing in Ladner in 1981, from video posted to YouTube.

VIDEO: That time Chuck Berry played a car-dealership grand opening in Ladner

Guitar great shown in 10-minute clip posted to Youtube

Chuck Berry performing in Ladner in 1981, from video posted to YouTube.
The opening of Surrey Memorial Hospital in 1959.
The opening of Surrey Memorial Hospital in 1959.