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Alex Puentes up for Juno Award

Northern B.C.'s first son of world beat, Alex Puentes, is up for another Juno Award. The Smithers resident, born and raised in Cuba, performs under the name The Alex Cuba Band.
Local dancer to compete at festival

Local dancer to compete at festival

One of the hundreds of young dancers who will attend the 34th annual Prince George Dance Festival next week will be taking her last steps at this event as she moves on to pursue a post-secondary school dance education in Vancouver.

Events list

The Friends of Leora Wildi committee has organized a fundraiser dinner dance and silent auction at the Treasure Cove Casino Saturday, with band Andy & Dave providing the entertainment.
Kill Matilda coming to P.G.

Kill Matilda coming to P.G.

One of B.C.'s big-city buzz bands has roots in the most rural corners of the Prince George region. Kill Matilda is growling out a name in Vancouver's vibrant pop-punk/metal scene.

Prism holding fundraiser

The Prism Film Festival - the region's only film fest dedicated to gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, two-spirited and queer celluloid - is holding a fundraiser. The event coincides with International Women's Day. Come out March 6 at 8 p.m.

Kovacic commissioned for internment camp painting

Prince George artist and College of New Caledonia fine arts instructor Betty Kovacic has been awarded $19,500 from the Canadian First World War Internment Recognition Fund to create her largest piece of work ever.

Spring break dancing

Hundreds of young dancers will strut their stuff at the 34th annual Prince George Dance Festival. Dancers from 14 different studios located from Edmonton to Prince Rupert and from Fort St.

Chopra movie coming to UNBC

Based on the book by Dr. Deepak Chopra, the move The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success will be screened Feb. 26, in Canfor Theatre at UNBC, 7 p.m. start.

Local author wins history award

The city's top annual awards for history were handed out Sunday night. The Jeanne Clarke History Awards are handed out each year by the Prince George Public Library. There are two trophies: the Service Award and the Publication Award.

Play held over

Theatre North West has added two performances of its play Thy Neighbour's Wife on Feb. 23 and 24 to meet demand of tickets. It's the true story of Jennie Hawkes, an Albertan, who in 1915 committed a crime of passion and was sentenced to hang.