2015 February

Call for Applications                             Surrey Poet Laureate The City of Surrey in partnership with Surrey Libraries, Cultural Development Advisory Committee, Surrey Arts Services, Surrey International Writers’ Conference, Arts Council of Surrey, Creative Writing at Simon Fraser University, Semiahmoo Arts Council, and Surrey Muse will be seeking applications for the inaugural position of Poet Laureate. Surrey’s Poet Laureate will serve as a literary ambassador, championing the literary arts and raising the profile of Surrey. An established writer and poet will be chosen to act as an ambassador for the City of Surrey and the people of Surrey, advocating… Read More

Call for Artists: Solo Art Exhibitions Show 1: June 18 to July 17 Show 2: July 23 to August 28 Semiahmoo Arts and the White Rock Community Centre invite artists to submit an application for one of our solo art shows, located at the White Rock Community Centre.   IMPORTANT DATES Show 1: June 18 to July 17, 2015 Delivery of Art Work   Monday, June 15 – 4:00 PM Opening Reception      Thursday, June 18 – 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Pickup of Art Work     Saturday, July 18 – 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM   Show 2: July 23 to August 28, 2015 Delivery of Art Work   Monday, July… Read More

Roadhouse Live presents Youth Talent Search 7:00 pm, Wednesdays from April 8 – May 27, 2015 YOUTH SINGING & MUSICIAN TALENT CONTEST age 19 and under, Wed., nights at 7:00 p.m., April 8th to May 27th! Youth are welcome that reside in the area that extends South of 40th Avenue, and stretching to the Surrey/Langley border of 192nd. Any age (under 19) from any schools within these boundaries are encouraged to bring their talents to McJac’s Roadhouse Grille, 1781 King George Blvd in South Surrey. Please REGISTER asap via email: ed.peterson@shaw.ca. (Contestants are welcome to use backing trackers and loopers). Weekly prizes and a final prize will be awarded with the… Read More

2015 White Rock Irish Festival! The White Rock Irish Festival is back for another month of Irish themed fun. The festival includes music, dance, literary workshops, movies, food and of course an Irish beverage or two. With a variety of Irish themed events throughout White Rock, there is something for the ‘little bit of Irish’ in everyone!   Click on the poster below for more information about the 2015 White Rock Irish Festival.  

  Nominations for 2015 Surrey Civic Treasure Award have Opened Please take the time to nominate your candidate. Nominations must be submitted by Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Nominee criteria Nominees should meet the following criteria: Be a Surrey resident, have been born in Surrey, or have a strong connection to the City of Surrey. Demonstrate excellence and contribute significantly to the appreciation and development of culture in Surrey. Reflect the unique character and history of the city. Represent a significant achievement in arts, heritage, cultural industries, cultural tourism, multiculturalism or related advocacy and philanthropy in Surrey. Submitting a nomination Provide a written submission of approximately 300 words to describe the nominee,… Read More