Colleen Flanagan

Flying dancers

Painting the beauty of movement in dance

Maple Ridge artist Louise Vincent at the ACT until May 29.

Flying dancers
Rina Varley produced one-person play.

Laughing about mental illness

'Anxiety is basically like a smoke detector.'

Rina Varley produced one-person play.
Lolita has been at the Seaquarium in Miami since being captured at Penn Cove in Washington State on August 8

Voices trying to Bring Lolita Home

Bands release song to raise awareness, perform in Maple Ridge.

Lolita has been at the Seaquarium in Miami since being captured at Penn Cove in Washington State on August 8
The Kwerks will be performing.

Variety show for refugees

Four churches in Maple Ridge and one in Pitt Meadows raising money to bring two families of Syrian refugees to the community.

The Kwerks will be performing.
Pat McDermott plays Jack and Emma Greenhalgh plays Ruth in the Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s first production of the season

Opening Night, play within another play

The Royal Canadian Theatre Company's production of Opening Night at The ACT in Maple Ridge this weekend.

Pat McDermott plays Jack and Emma Greenhalgh plays Ruth in the Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s first production of the season
Jenn Stack with Benson

Painting to help SPCA animals

The money will go to help with the costs of medical needs for animals at the Maple Ridge branch of the BC SPCA.

Jenn Stack with Benson
Debra Douglas with her family

Mother just wants to come home

Friends, family trying to raise $10,000 to help with medical costs for community volunteer Debra Douglas.

Debra Douglas with her family
Counter Act tells the story of Alice

Pitt bros. tell about Civil Rights

Counter Act at inaugural Maple Ridge Festival of B.C. Film.

Counter Act tells the story of Alice
Lawrence and Holloman will be screened on Saturday.

Happy-go-lucky Lawrence meets cynical Holloman

The dark comedy Lawrence and Holloman, which will be screened at the upcoming Maple Ridge Festival of B.C. Film.

Lawrence and Holloman will be screened on Saturday.
Rehearsal for ALICE by The Underground Circus out of Vancouver. Below: In Love. Be. Best. Free.

Circus meets dance for inspiring evening

ALICE by The Underground Circus and tap dance virtuoso Danny Nielsen in Love. Be. Best. Free. will be at the ACT in Maple Ridge.

Rehearsal for ALICE by The Underground Circus out of Vancouver. Below: In Love. Be. Best. Free.
The film festival will include screenings of Bedbugs: A Musical Love Story (above); And below

Maple Ridge to showcase B.C. films

The inaugural film festival will feature films created in British Columbia, including Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.

The film festival will include screenings of Bedbugs: A Musical Love Story (above); And below
The Timekeeper

Maple Ridge twins have two entries in film festival

The Talbot twins worked did the cinematography for The Timekeeper and Lawrence and Holloman in Maple Ridge Festival of B.C. Film.

The Timekeeper
The Drag Show for Alouette Addictions starred Mz. Adrien and friends.

Drag Show raises $22,000 for elementary prevention program

Show stars Mz. Adrien and friends at Pitt Meadows hall.

The Drag Show for Alouette Addictions starred Mz. Adrien and friends.
James Watkins

Help with dog for James

A 6-year-old Maple Ridge boy needs help to purchase an assistance service dog.

James Watkins
The video for Stefan Zaurrini’s new song was shot in downtown Maple Ridge.

Downtown backdrop for Deadly Cycle

Maple Ridge rapper's new song tackles fentanyl crisis.

The video for Stefan Zaurrini’s new song was shot in downtown Maple Ridge.
Lorne Cardinal (centre) and Brad Duffy (right) on the set of No Reservations

A perfect storm of story and controversy

Silver Valley in Maple Ridge the backdrop for short film No Reservations, in Crazy8s film festival

Lorne Cardinal (centre) and Brad Duffy (right) on the set of No Reservations
Kaya Nelson was introduced to Dianne this past week.

Kaya has a new best friend

Kaya Nelson has a new autism support dog to keep her safe and calm in her daily activities.

Kaya Nelson was introduced to Dianne this past week.
VIDEO: Drew Scott visits THSS

VIDEO: Drew Scott visits THSS

Drew Scott of the Property Brothers visits Thomas Haney secondary in Maple Ridge.

VIDEO: Drew Scott visits THSS
SLIDESHOW: Drew Scott visits THSS

SLIDESHOW: Drew Scott visits THSS

Drew Scott of the Property Brothers visits Thomas Haney secondary in Maple Ridge.

SLIDESHOW: Drew Scott visits THSS
(From left ) Maddy Bradshaw

Garibaldi actors find inner child

School academy presents Peter and the Starcatcher in Maple Ridge.

(From left ) Maddy Bradshaw