The OpenStage New West performance series held its third and final session on Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Queen's Park bandshell, featuring the flute duo of Lisa & Una, drag performers Mx. Bukuru and Bo Dyp, and singer-songwriter Sophie Candolfi. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to check out the fun.
The ArtStarts fun continued at River Market over the weekend, as Métis dance group V'ni Dansi (meaning "come and dance") offered up performances for kids and families. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to check out the fun.
The city turned out in force to celebrate New West Pride at the annual street party on Saturday, Aug. 17. The fun featured three stages of entertainment, a host of information booths, a variety of food trucks, kids' activities and much more - including, of course, Royal City Wrestling. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to check out the fun.
Dogs and humans alike had a good time at Doggy Fun Day, held Sunday, Aug. 11 at Queeen's Park. The event, which returned for its 19th year after a one-year hiatus, featured a variety of fun activities for dogs and a number of shows and demonstrations, including dog agility. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to check it out.
The weather may have discouraged some folks from turning out to Port Royal Community Garden on Sunday afternoon, but the annual Mad Hatters Tea Party was a success despite grey sky and drizzle. Artists in the Boro host the annual event - complete with hat decorating, art exhibition and sale, and a scrumptious tea with sandwiches and goodies - as part of the New West Cultural Crawl. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by Sunday afternoon to check it out.
New West residents got a taste of Brazil on Sunday, Aug.4, when the CarnaWest Brazilian Festival came to Westminster Pier Park. The festival - hosted by the Brazilian Community Association of B.C. and CarnaWest - featured a day of Brazilian dance, music, food, sports and arts. Photographer Jennifer Gauthier stopped by to check out the action.