Arts and Entertainment

The Cascadia Wind Ensemble presents a Christmas Party Concert in Abbotsford on Dec. 19. (Submitted photo)

Cascadia Wind Ensemble presents festive concert in Abbotsford

Group performs Sunday, Dec. 19 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium

 

The Sweeney Singers present a Christmas concert in Abbotsford on Saturday, Dec. 18.

Sweeney Singers present Christmas concert in Abbotsford

Group returns to the stage on Dec. 18 after two-year hiatus

 

The Volare Tenors perform at Central Heights Church in Abbotsford on Dec. 14, along with the Mayday Club Youth Choir.

Volare Tenors’ concert in Abbotsford supports disaster relief fund

Performance on Tuesday, Dec. 14 includes Mayday Club Youth Choir

The Volare Tenors perform at Central Heights Church in Abbotsford on Dec. 14, along with the Mayday Club Youth Choir.
Aaron Malkin and Alastair Knowles present O Christmas Tea in Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission.

British comedy duo present O Christmas Tea in Fraser Valley

Upcoming production comes to Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission

Aaron Malkin and Alastair Knowles present O Christmas Tea in Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission.
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)
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)
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.
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)
Canadian icon Valdy is set to play in Agassiz on Nov. 13. (Contributed Photo)

Valdy kicks off Season of the Performing Arts in November

The anticipated performance kicks off in Agassiz on Nov. 13

Canadian icon Valdy is set to play in Agassiz on Nov. 13. (Contributed Photo)
Clarinetist Jose Franch-Ballester joins the Valley Concert Society for a live concert on Oct. 29 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford.
Clarinetist Jose Franch-Ballester joins the Valley Concert Society for a live concert on Oct. 29 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford.
Though the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is gone, the Season of the Wild hosted by Tourism Harrison River Valley aims to act as its spiritual successor and build on the legacy of wildlife awareness and conservation. (Bob Friesen File Photo)

Tourism Harrison River Valley unleashes Season of the Wild celebration

Fall, winter celebration promises multiple events celebrating local wildlife

Though the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is gone, the Season of the Wild hosted by Tourism Harrison River Valley aims to act as its spiritual successor and build on the legacy of wildlife awareness and conservation. (Bob Friesen File Photo)
The production A Typical Fairytale is among those included in Gallery 7 Theatre’s virtual festival on Oct. 1 and 2.

Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford presents virtual festival

Five productions live-streamed Oct. 1 and replayed on Oct. 2

The production A Typical Fairytale is among those included in Gallery 7 Theatre’s virtual festival on Oct. 1 and 2.
The names of artists whose work is featured in the Abbotsford Arts Council’s Anonymous Art Show are revealed when their paintings are sold. (Submitted file photo)
The names of artists whose work is featured in the Abbotsford Arts Council’s Anonymous Art Show are revealed when their paintings are sold. (Submitted file photo)
Claude “Rocky” LaRock concentrates as he competes in the speed carving competition at this year’s Hope Chainsaw Carving Competition. (Adam Louis/Observer)

VIDEO: Coast Salish artist Rocky LaRock savours this year’s Hope Chainsaw Carving Competition experience

LaRock competed in speed carving, shared good times with old friends in this years competition

Claude “Rocky” LaRock concentrates as he competes in the speed carving competition at this year’s Hope Chainsaw Carving Competition. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Cultus Lake Park is hosting Blanc on the Beach, a white-attire fundraiser event, on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Main Beach. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

UPDATE: ‘Blanc on the Beach’ at Cultus Lake postponed

Fundraiser dinner originally scheduled for September postponed until 2022

Cultus Lake Park is hosting Blanc on the Beach, a white-attire fundraiser event, on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Main Beach. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Emily Taylor Adams singing on the waterfront stage at the ninth annual Bands on the Beach in 2019. (File photo)
Emily Taylor Adams singing on the waterfront stage at the ninth annual Bands on the Beach in 2019. (File photo)
Luella Neufeld of Abbotsford is the author of a new children’s book.

Abbotsford author releases kids’ book about being kind

Have Courage and Be Kind is medieval tale about 3 knights-in-training

Luella Neufeld of Abbotsford is the author of a new children’s book.
Jason Momoa is seen here as Baba Voss in the Apple+ series “See”, partially filmed in Harrison Mills. Momoa is coming back to Canada to film ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom,’ but specific filming locations are currently under wraps. (Photo/Apple)

‘Aquaman’s’ Jason Momoa resurfacing in Canada for sequel

Jason Momoa was last seen in Canada filming ‘See,’ which was shot in Harrison Mills

Jason Momoa is seen here as Baba Voss in the Apple+ series “See”, partially filmed in Harrison Mills. Momoa is coming back to Canada to film ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom,’ but specific filming locations are currently under wraps. (Photo/Apple)
Singer Ryan McAllister is among the performers in the Sun and Soil Concert Series running in Abbotsford over five Fridays. (Submitted photo)

Sun and Soil Concert Series returns to Abbotsford

Outdoor concerts held over five Fridays in July and August

Singer Ryan McAllister is among the performers in the Sun and Soil Concert Series running in Abbotsford over five Fridays. (Submitted photo)