Local Entertainment

Nomination period closing soon for Abbotsford’s Arty Awards

Deadline of Aug. 1 set for 16th annual event which highlights local artists

Abbotsford musician Liam Pasiciel releases fourth album

Plant of Creation is entirely instrumental and moves beyond his ‘metal’ roots

Grace-land for a day: 90-year-old celebrates milestone birthday with ‘Elvis’

Dozens of guests attended at a distance, listened to old-time rock n’ roll

Three exhibits at The Reach Gallery in Abbotsford are open again

Facility reopened on June 1, with physical-distancing measures in place

  • Jun 21, 2020

Live virtual concert includes Abbotsford Youth Orchestra

Event takes place online on Saturday, June 20 at 7 p.m.

  • Jun 18, 2020
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Abbotsford film included in DOXA Documentary Film Festival

Vancouver-based festival moves to online format from June 18-26

  • Jun 18, 2020

Abbotsford hip hop artist Saint Soldier completes album trilogy

Karma completes trio that started with Infinity and Duality

  • Jun 17, 2020

Abbotsford author releases autobiography One Life on Earth

Fran Bosa details her experiences with tragedy, loss and hardship

  • Jun 16, 2020

Chilliwack film fest founder waives entry fees for Black, Asian and minority ethnic filmmakers

The Chilliwack Independent Film Festival is the first film festival in B.C. to make the move

CIVL Radio and Common Room in Abbotsford offer $3,500 recording grant

Primary focus for prize is artists who don’t currently have label support

  • Jun 9, 2020

New book details 1893 murder in Abbotsford and 2 trials that followed

Farmer John Marshall was found dead on his Sumas Prairie property

  • May 25, 2020

Fraser Valley vocal ensemble records song as a ‘gift from the world, to the world’

A total of 48 singers came together to record ‘Ubi Caritas’ with vocal group Belle Voci

Abbotsford Music Festival goes virtual for first time

Video submissions received, and winners posted online

  • May 12, 2020

‘Artists in Isolation’ album puts much-needed money in Fraser Valley musicians’ pockets

‘Here’s your chance to support multiple artists with one purchase,’ says Chilliwack record producer

Abbotsford Arts Council shifts to online exhibits and talks

Open calls issued for artists’ work for 3 upcoming digital shows

  • May 8, 2020

Nominations now open for 2020 Arty Awards

Annual awards presented in 9 categories by Abbotsford Arts Council

  • May 5, 2020

Artists invited to submit proposals for ‘Unprecedented Times’ project

Initiative presented by The Reach Gallery and Abbotsford Arts Council

Abbotsford UFV student releases first of three thriller novels

Jay Lang’s first book, Hush, to be followed by two more this year

  • Apr 22, 2020