Artist Raz Razmpoosh stands before his mural depicting a commercial fishing seiner on the wall of Captain Hardy's Restaurant last week in Port Hardy. The mural will be dedicated in a ceremony today at 4 p.m. that will include a fund-raising barbecue to benefit cancer victim Andy Brown.

Artist unveils mural

Artist to unveil latest mural this Monday in Port Hardy.

PORT HARDY—The North Island has been good to artist Mehran “Raz” Razmpoosh.

Now he’s giving back.

Razmpoosh will oversee the unveiling of his latest mural, an expansive historical fishing image on the side of Captain Hardy’s Restaurant, Monday at 4 p.m.

Children are invited beginning at noon to paint part of the mural, and a hot-dog cookout will follow to benefit Andy Brown, a local cancer victim.


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