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Retired music promotions rep RayMan Ramsay, a South Surrey resident, with the two “Promo Monkey” books he’s authored. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

‘Promo Monkey’ a B.C. man’s glimpse inside the world of rock stars and record-selling

RayMan Ramsay writes about some of the world’s most famous musicians and B.C. music-biz insiders

Retired music promotions rep RayMan Ramsay, a South Surrey resident, with the two “Promo Monkey” books he’s authored. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Giant insects created from carved pumpkins at the Pumpkins After Dark event in Burnaby. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Pumpkins After Dark event lights up Burnaby park with jack-o-lantern art

Photo-op creations displayed with sound effects, music and lighting

Giant insects created from carved pumpkins at the Pumpkins After Dark event in Burnaby. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Screenshot of the video for Donna Hanson’s song “Devoted Heart, A Song for My Queen, Elizabeth,” on youtube.com.

B.C. woman’s birthday song for Queen Elizabeth becomes memorial video, 4 years later

Donna Hanson received 2018 letter saying queen ‘deeply moved’ by her song, the first she ever wrote

Screenshot of the video for Donna Hanson’s song “Devoted Heart, A Song for My Queen, Elizabeth,” on youtube.com.
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Schedule, tickets posted for World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Langley, North Delta this fall

Some of the world’s best 16-year-old hockey players to compete in tournament Nov. 3-12

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The cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” a comedy production staged by Arts Club Theatre Company. (Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz)

Tears of laughter for ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong,’ a timely comedy from Arts Club Theatre Company

Actors struggle to go on with a disastrous staging of ‘Peter Pan’

The cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” a comedy production staged by Arts Club Theatre Company. (Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz)
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Vancouver rockers line up to play drummer’s ‘F**K Cancer’ concert at Coquitlam casino

With help of Rocket Norton and friends, the Oct. 1 show will raise money for BC Cancer Foundation

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B.C. Wildlife Federation emailed this photo of rotting sockeye salmon to news outlets on Thursday, Sept. 8. (Submitted photo)

Rotting sockeye salmon dumped along Fraser River signals ‘rampant’ illegal sales

B.C. Wildlife Federation says the dumping involves thousands, possibly tens of thousands of fish

B.C. Wildlife Federation emailed this photo of rotting sockeye salmon to news outlets on Thursday, Sept. 8. (Submitted photo)
Luke Combs, seen here in Nashville last June, will tour to BC Place in Vancouver next May. (File photo: Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Country star Luke Combs to play Vancouver’s BC Place on a Saturday night next May

Tickets go on sale Sept. 16 at 10 a.m., Live Nation Entertainment announced

Luke Combs, seen here in Nashville last June, will tour to BC Place in Vancouver next May. (File photo: Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Dave Matthews Band live at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA, on Saturday, Sept. 3, in a photo by Sanjay Suchaka and posted to the band’s Facebook page.

CONCERTS: Dave Matthews Band to kick off fall tour at Rogers Arena in Vancouver

Other fall concerts here by The Offspring and The Headstones

Dave Matthews Band live at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA, on Saturday, Sept. 3, in a photo by Sanjay Suchaka and posted to the band’s Facebook page.
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‘Devoted’ man who died after fight with neighbour mourned by family, friends in Surrey

‘Mani touched the lives of many individuals,’ says brother of Mani Amar

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Dispute between 2 neighbours turns deadly in Surrey; suspect in custody

Surrey resident Manbir “Mani” Amar, 40, ID’d by the homicide team

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Surrey homicide victim Michael Gordon Brown died in May. (Photo: IHIT)

Second-degree murder charge in death of Michael Brown, shot in Surrey last spring

IHIT asks anyone with information in this case to contact them by phone, email

Surrey homicide victim Michael Gordon Brown died in May. (Photo: IHIT)
Surrey’s Humuza “Humuzza” Bazira with the Red Bull Dance Your Style national contest trophy in Toronto on Friday, Aug. 26. (Contributed photo: Jenna Hum via Red Bull Content Pool)

B.C.’s ‘Humuzza’ wins national street-dance contest and trip to world finals in South Africa

Surrey resident was in Toronto for the Red Bull Dance Your Style competition national finals

Surrey’s Humuza “Humuzza” Bazira with the Red Bull Dance Your Style national contest trophy in Toronto on Friday, Aug. 26. (Contributed photo: Jenna Hum via Red Bull Content Pool)
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‘Bingo on steroids’ event to bring Vanna White to Vancouver arena to raise money for 6 B.C. charities

Biggest payouts in B.C. bingo history are promised at the event, Oct. 1-2

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American alt-rock band Cake plays this year’s Summer Night Concerts series at the PNE Fair, on Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Submitted photo)

Q&A with Cake, pre-PNE: Singer John McCrea on the new album, Twitter politics, one ‘Cake Forest’

The fair’s Summer Night Concerts start Saturday with The B-52s ‘farewell tour’ show

American alt-rock band Cake plays this year’s Summer Night Concerts series at the PNE Fair, on Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Submitted photo)
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With NOW!radio on FM dial, Vancouver’s PEAK radio moves alt-rock music to HD and web only

The PEAK has been playing alternative rock for more than a decade

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A drawing of Playland’s new Skybender ride, first of its kind in the world. (Submitted image)

New Skybender and retrofitted Coaster at Playland, to open June 18 without 2 other popular rides

Music Express and Crazy Beach Party rides are gone from the East Van amusement park

A drawing of Playland’s new Skybender ride, first of its kind in the world. (Submitted image)
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New music festival brings The Offspring, Mother Mother, other bands to Ambleside Park waterfront

Weekend passes now sold for the 3-day Ambleside Music Festival

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RCMP work to ID man who fell from Pattullo Bridge; release sketch

The Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of BC is investigating the May 15 incident

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VIDEO: 54-40 singer Osborne and daughter debut rock duo A Family Curse with ‘Cemetery Blues’

The sound: ‘Diving into a fantasy world of Americana and fuzz-driven blues rock,’ Kandle says

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