Monthly Archives: July 2014

Ukulele Spectacular at the Third Annual City of Coquitlam Multicultural Fair

We will be performing among others on July 29 as a part of the Multicultural Fair at Spirit Square in Coquitlam. Our presentation is coined “Ukulele Spectacular”. If you would like to participate but have not signed up yet, email us to let us know as the more the merrier! If you have spare ukes to bring for the audience to try, let us know as well.

The Fair actually starts at 11 am and there will be “a variety of live entertainment, music and dance. Many cultures will be represented with performances from Chinese, South Asian, Polynesian, Korean and South American groups. There will be door prizes and activities for kids as well as adults. Visitors can try their hand at Chinese brush painting, calligraphy or learn a new dance.”


Kimo Hussey will be joining us on stage! Mark Luongo has agreed to join us as well. The Polynesian Dancers will be performing just before us!!!

Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Time: 2:10pm – 2:30pm (Please arrive by 1:40pm as requested by City of Coquitlam.)

Attire: Hawaiian-themed outfits (e.g., leis, grass-skirts, etc.) or Cutie t-shirts

Accessories: Bring a uke, a music stand and song sheets.

Location: Spirit Square, 3000 Burlington Drive, at Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

A shuttle bus will run between Glen Pine Pavilion and Dogwood Pavilion during the event. See official website for current shuttle schedule and information.



Jamie Ruddick will be leading our practice. Thanks, Jamie!!!

Date: Sundays, July 20 and 27, 2014

Time: 2:00pm

Location: 1167 Pipeline Road, Coquitlam

Parking: Inlet Street


Accessories: Bring a uke, a chair, a music stand, and song sheets.

Event Schedule:



Ukulele Master Kimo Hussey to Lead the First Cutie Circle Workshops, Concert (and Potluck!)

As many of you may know already, Kimo Hussey will be giving a five-day workshop, Aloha Ukulele, at Hollyhock on Cortes Island this summer. We are ecstatic and honoured that he has kindly accepted our invitation to conduct a workshop and give a house concert for us. Kimo is well-known around the world for his superb ukulele performance. He is a very patient and insightful teacher. (Watch Kimo’s instructional video series.)

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience the soothing and authentic music of the ukulele. We hope you will join us at this Coquitlam-first event.

Workshops, Potluck and Concert
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

1. Workshop: Beyond C, F and G7. ($20*)

Workshop 1: 2:30pm * SOLD OUT *
Workshop 2: 4:00pm * SOLD OUT *
Location: 1536 Sprice Avenue, Coquitlam
Email us at to be put on a waitlist.

2. Potluck: Free

Time: 5:30pm
Location: 1536 Sprice Avenue, Coquitlam
For the potluck, we will be providing dishes and cutlery. Please bring along some serving utensils if possible. In terms of food items, any of the following will be appreciated: green salads, entrées, desserts, cheese and crackers, veggies and dips, fruit and/or lemonade.

3. Ukulele Concert by Kimo Hussey ($20*)

Time: 7:30pm * SEATS AVAILABLE *
Location: Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
* Note: NEW VENUE *

*If attending both the workshop and the concert, the cost is $35 in total.
To register, email We accept only cash at the door.


Photo Credit: Laura Thomas