Entertainment

Big & Small cancelled at Clarke Theatre in Mission

The Big & Small show scheduled for Nov. 27 at Mission's Clarke Theatre has been cancelled.

The results are in from the Arty Awards

A past “So You Think You Can Dance Canada” contestant was honoured last weekend during the annual Arty Awards in Abbotsford.

(Left to right) Rae MacEachern

UFV theatre department presents The Arabian Nights

University of the Fraser Valley's theatre department presents The Arabian Nights at its Chilliwack campus.

  • Nov 3, 2011
(Left to right) Rae MacEachern

Gallery 7 Theatre stages The Outsiders

Gallery 7 Theatre & Performance Arts Society in Abbotsford kick off its season with a stage adaptation of S.E. Hilton’s The Outsiders.

Celtic Thunder performs to a sell-out crowd at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre.

Celtic Thunder Performs To Packed House

Full house at Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre

Celtic Thunder performs to a sell-out crowd at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre.
Megadeath members from left to right: Chris Broderick

Megadeth’s Gigantour is back

Head-banger rock fans will be happy to know that tickets go on sale this Friday for Gigantour, happening Feb. 20 at the AESC.

Megadeath members from left to right: Chris Broderick
Astrid is a Vancouver based jazz musician and vocalist.

Girls Night at The Reach

The Reach Gallery Museum is inviting the women of Abbotsford to attend their second annual Girls Night on Friday, Nov. 4.

Astrid is a Vancouver based jazz musician and vocalist.

Abbotsford gets animated for a day

Those interested in animated film will gather to celebrate colourful moving pictures at the first-ever Get Animated! in Abbotsford on Monday, Nov. 1.

Dancers from the Bhangra Beat Academy performed for a packed house at Rick Hansen Secondary on Saturday. The school hosted a Diwali Festival celebration which included entertainment

Celebrating Diwali

Celebrating Diwali at Rick Hansen Secondary School in Abbotsford.

  • Oct 24, 2011
Dancers from the Bhangra Beat Academy performed for a packed house at Rick Hansen Secondary on Saturday. The school hosted a Diwali Festival celebration which included entertainment

Authors share their work at House of James

This Friday, Oct. 21, the group WriteOn will gather at 7 p.m. for a night of storytelling.

Ernie Poignant

Ernie Poignant to be honoured at Arty Awards in Abbotsford

At 92, Ernie Poignant still makes his way around town to sketch his cartoon drawings.

  • Oct 20, 2011
Ernie Poignant

Playwright visits UFV for staged reading of The Rez Sisters

Nine performers will reunite this Sunday to perform excerpts from Tomson Highway’s play “The Rez Sisters.”

  • Oct 20, 2011
Abbotsford’s Jeffrey Ellis and Tarl Feser and Mission’s Spencer Turpin and Pete Schmitt form two equal parts of the five-man Abby-Mission band Tarl. They play this Saturday

Local boys set to light up Big B

Abby-Mission band Tarl is playing at the Big B in Mission on Saturday, Oct. 22.

Abbotsford’s Jeffrey Ellis and Tarl Feser and Mission’s Spencer Turpin and Pete Schmitt form two equal parts of the five-man Abby-Mission band Tarl. They play this Saturday

Best Christmas Pageant Ever at Abbotsford Children’s Theatre

If you have ever wondered about what goes on behind the scenes at a Christmas pageant, join Abbotsford Children’s Theatre

  • Oct 18, 2011

Reach opens four shows simultaneously

On Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford (32388 Veterans Way) will celebrate the opening of Punjabi Visions

  • Oct 17, 2011

Flamenco guitarist returns

The Mission Folk Music Festival presents Juan Martin, who they call “one of the great Flamenco guitarists of our time”

  • Oct 17, 2011

Death of Dracula opens in Mission

A mysterious shipwreck, a shed full of coffins, a handsome and shadowy new neighbour who can’t seem to control his bats – it’s all part of Opening Nite Theatre production of Warren Graves’ The Death of Dracula which hits the stage this month.

Arty Awards return on Oct. 29

The Abbotsford Arts Council is presenting its Eighth Annual Arty Awards on Saturday, Oct. 29 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium (32315 South Fraser Way).

Turning guns into trees

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 3 p.m. the public is invited to join University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) chancellor Brian Minter and dean of arts Jacqueline Nolte in a ceremonial tree planting, utilizing a work from The Tree: From the Sublime to the Social, an exhibition organized and circulated by The Vancouver Art Gallery. It is currently on view at The Reach Gallery Museum.

  • Oct 3, 2011
Indian singer

Living Legend Gurdas Maan plays to full house at AESC

Close to 7,000 fans were treated to an oustanding show by Indian singing legend, Gurdas Maan.

  • Oct 1, 2011
Indian singer