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Cassie Unger plays May and Curtis Mackiborski plays Raleigh in Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of Last Train to Nibroc. (Photo by Dianna Lewis Photography)
Cassie Unger plays May and Curtis Mackiborski plays Raleigh in Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of Last Train to Nibroc. (Photo by Dianna Lewis Photography)
This undated photo released by Netflix shows South Korean cast members, from left, Park Hae-soo, Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon in a scene from “Squid Game.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Youngkyu Park/Netflix via AP

Get ready for more games: ‘Squid Game’ readies for Season 2

Netflix hit getting a second season despite the fact that’s rare for Korean shows

This undated photo released by Netflix shows South Korean cast members, from left, Park Hae-soo, Lee Jung-jae and Jung Ho-yeon in a scene from “Squid Game.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Youngkyu Park/Netflix via AP
The Fraser Valley Symphony presents Celebrate on Sunday, Nov. 14 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Fraser Valley Symphony presents Celebrate concert in Abbotsford

Performance on Nov. 14 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium

The Fraser Valley Symphony presents Celebrate on Sunday, Nov. 14 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Kaya Usher smiles in this undated handout photo. More than four years after the death of her husband Gord Downie, Kaya Usher is stepping into the spotlight with the release of her debut album “All This Is.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Richard Briant *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Kaya Usher, widow of Gord Downie, on ‘healing journey’ of her debut album

Mostly instrumental record is shaped by her spiritual recovery

Kaya Usher smiles in this undated handout photo. More than four years after the death of her husband Gord Downie, Kaya Usher is stepping into the spotlight with the release of her debut album “All This Is.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Richard Briant *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Guitarist Brian “Smitty” Smith and singer Ra McGuire on stage with Trooper. (Photo: Stan Pietrusik/trooper.com)

Rock band Trooper to carry on without founding members McGuire, Smith

‘They are both healthy and happy, they’ve just decided that this is the best time to step back from the road and enjoy the life that this unplanned time-off has dropped them into’

Guitarist Brian “Smitty” Smith and singer Ra McGuire on stage with Trooper. (Photo: Stan Pietrusik/trooper.com)
Elana Rabinovitch, Executive Director of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, arrives at the Giller Prize Awards ceremony in Toronto on Monday, November 20, 2017. It’s the coronation many artists spend their careers striving for: taking to the stage in full dress, taking in the applause of their peers, and accepting an award for mastery of their craft.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Scotiabank Giller Prize gala ushers in the return of in-person awards glamour

Attendees will be asked to show proof of vaccination and photo ID to enter the cocktail area

Elana Rabinovitch, Executive Director of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, arrives at the Giller Prize Awards ceremony in Toronto on Monday, November 20, 2017. It’s the coronation many artists spend their careers striving for: taking to the stage in full dress, taking in the applause of their peers, and accepting an award for mastery of their craft.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Gord Bamford poses on the red carpet at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Bamford says he will give unvaccinated fans COVID-19 rapid antigen tests before they attend his concerts and set up mobile testing sites in communities the day before his shows. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canadian singer Bamford to supply rapid tests to unvaccinated fans before concerts

Fans can register for an antigen test, paid for by Bamford, when purchasing tickets online

Gord Bamford poses on the red carpet at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Bamford says he will give unvaccinated fans COVID-19 rapid antigen tests before they attend his concerts and set up mobile testing sites in communities the day before his shows. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The Abbotsford Arts Council holds its seventh annual Anonymous Art Show starting Nov. 6. It will be held both online and in person. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford Arts Council hosts Anonymous Art Show

Seventh annual event opens Nov. 6 online and at Kariton Art Gallery

The Abbotsford Arts Council holds its seventh annual Anonymous Art Show starting Nov. 6. It will be held both online and in person. (Abbotsford News file photo)
This cover image released by Capitol shows “Voyage” by ABBA. (Capitol via AP)

VIDEO: A glimpse inside the recording as ballads dominate on ABBA’s comeback album

“Voyage” does nothing to tarnish Swedish pop legend’s legacy as global hitmakers

This cover image released by Capitol shows “Voyage” by ABBA. (Capitol via AP)
The new book Abbotsford – A Diverse Tapestry will be launched in person on Saturday, Nov. 6 at The Reach Gallery Museum. (Submitted photo)

Book launch slated for ‘Abbotsford – A Diverse Tapestry’

In-person event takes place on Saturday, Nov. 6 at The Reach

The new book Abbotsford – A Diverse Tapestry will be launched in person on Saturday, Nov. 6 at The Reach Gallery Museum. (Submitted photo)
A launch event takes place Saturday, Nov. 6 in Abbotsford for a new children’s novel by Barbara Nickel.

Launch event slated in Abbotsford for new children’s novel

Event on Nov. 6 for release of Dear Peter, Dear Ulla by Barbara Nickel

A launch event takes place Saturday, Nov. 6 in Abbotsford for a new children’s novel by Barbara Nickel.
Kaleb Dodd has released his first EP, titled Fragments. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford musician releases first EP

Kaleb Dodd’s Fragments a mix of rap and R & B

Kaleb Dodd has released his first EP, titled Fragments. (Submitted photo)
Surrey-based music producer Intense in a promo photo.
Surrey-based music producer Intense in a promo photo.
FILE - Jon Bon Jovi performs at the fifth annual Love Rocks NYC concert to benefit God’s Love We Deliver at the Beacon Theatre on Thursday, June 3, 2021, in New York. Bon Jovi tested positive for COVID-19 during a rapid test just before he was set to perform a concert in Miami Beach. An announcer took to the stage to give the crowd the bad news just before Saturday, Oct. 30 concert at Loews South Beach was set to begin. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Jon Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams test positive for COVID-19

Bon Jovi cancels concert, Adams ducks out of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame performance

FILE - Jon Bon Jovi performs at the fifth annual Love Rocks NYC concert to benefit God’s Love We Deliver at the Beacon Theatre on Thursday, June 3, 2021, in New York. Bon Jovi tested positive for COVID-19 during a rapid test just before he was set to perform a concert in Miami Beach. An announcer took to the stage to give the crowd the bad news just before Saturday, Oct. 30 concert at Loews South Beach was set to begin. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
This image released by Focus Features shows Thomasin McKenzie in Edgar Wright’s “Last Night in Soho.” (Parisa Taghizadeh/Focus Features via AP)

In 2nd weekend, ‘Dune’ bests ‘Last Night in Soho,’ ‘Antlers’

‘Dune’ has now grossed $69.4 million in North America and $292.1 million globally

This image released by Focus Features shows Thomasin McKenzie in Edgar Wright’s “Last Night in Soho.” (Parisa Taghizadeh/Focus Features via AP)
Haida Queen Mist by Nan Newman is among the works that will be displayed in the virtual exhibition by the Fraser Valley Watermedia Society.

Fraser Valley Watermedia Society holds virtual fall art show

Wide variety of new paintings by local artists featured throughout November

Haida Queen Mist by Nan Newman is among the works that will be displayed in the virtual exhibition by the Fraser Valley Watermedia Society.
The Cascadia Wind Ensemble holds a concert in Abbotsford on Sunday, Nov. 7 in honour of Remembrance Day.

Cascadia Wind Ensemble holds concert in Abbotsford for Remembrance Day

Band pays tribute on Sunday, Nov. 7 to heroes from the present and past

The Cascadia Wind Ensemble holds a concert in Abbotsford on Sunday, Nov. 7 in honour of Remembrance Day.
Broadcaster James Cybulski at Abbotsford Centre during the Abbotsford Canucks’ home-opening game on Oct. 22. Cybulski, a Delta resident, is the voice of the “NHL 22” video game produced by Burnaby-based EA Sports. (Photo: twitter.com/jamescybulski)

Calling EA’s NHL video games ‘a total dream come true’ for B.C. broadcaster Cybulski

‘The whole reason I wanted to get into the (broadcasting) business was to be a play-by-play guy’

Broadcaster James Cybulski at Abbotsford Centre during the Abbotsford Canucks’ home-opening game on Oct. 22. Cybulski, a Delta resident, is the voice of the “NHL 22” video game produced by Burnaby-based EA Sports. (Photo: twitter.com/jamescybulski)
“The Unforgivable” star Sandra Bullock in a scene for the movie filmed at Surrey City Hall. (YouTube photo)

VIDEO: New Sandra Bullock movie the latest in long list filmed at Surrey City Hall

Trailer released for ‘The Unforgivable,’ in theatres Nov. 24 before Netflix launch

“The Unforgivable” star Sandra Bullock in a scene for the movie filmed at Surrey City Hall. (YouTube photo)
Jennifer Lopez, playing a trained assassin in the upcoming Netflix movie “The Mother.” (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)
Jennifer Lopez, playing a trained assassin in the upcoming Netflix movie “The Mother.” (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)