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Renowned choir playing Prince Rupert this Saturday

This Saturday the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir will be delighting the ears of its audience members at the Lester Centre of the Arts where the group will be kicking off their first ever Northern BC tour.
Prince Rueprt students showcase talents to benefit Japan

Prince Rueprt students showcase talents to benefit Japan

Last week students from Charles Hays Secondary School and Prince Rupert Secondary School joined together to put on a talent show showcasing the ability students from both schools possess, while at the same time raising over $1,200 for Red Cross to assist the victims of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that affected Japan.

Music students coming together to benefit Prince Rupert's Lester Centre

A number of young musicians will be taking to the stage this Saturday night, as the students of two musical schools in town come together to benefit the Lester Centre of the Arts.
Prince Rupert author Michael Curnes finding critical success

Prince Rupert author Michael Curnes finding critical success

Author Michael Curnes, now dividing his time between Prince Rupert and Vancouver, said creating the first line of a novel is one of the first four steps he takes when he’s writing a book.
Prince Rupert's Latex Nightmare finish first album, planning live shows

Prince Rupert's Latex Nightmare finish first album, planning live shows

North Coast alternative rock band Latex Nightmare has recently returned to Prince Rupert after a two-week journey around the province where the boys played multiple shows and recorded material for their first album.
Prince Rupert Secondary drama department hosts Dessert Theatre

Prince Rupert Secondary drama department hosts Dessert Theatre

Over the weekend, the PRSS Drama Department hosted Dessert Theatre at the Lester Centre of the Arts where people attending enjoyed hilarious plays and delicious desserts.
Youth talent on display

Youth talent on display

On April 16, the Prince Rupert Community Arts Council and Joe Viscount presented the Spring Band Blast where local youth bands had the opportunity to show off their skills at the Ceremonial Room at the Museum of Northern B.C. Four youth bands performed.
Prince Rupert author set to launch his first book

Prince Rupert author set to launch his first book

Sitting at his kitchen table, writer Matt Simmons looks pleased.
Author reading

Author reading

The Prince Rupert Community Arts Council celebrated Arts & Culture Week with several activities last week including First Tracks – Pioneering and Writing. Beverly Pilfold was one of 12 local writers who entered a writing competition held by the arts council and participated in a reading held at Cowpuccino’s on April 13.
The wild west...

The wild west...

Local children putting on an hour-long musical called, Beauty Lou and the Country Beast, a wild west retelling of Beauty and the Beast. The show was put together by Missoula Children’s Theatre, and the kids learned the entire show in just five days by going to rehearsal right after school until eight p.m. at night.