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An untitled Emily Carr painting of Finlayson Point was donated to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria by brothers Ian and Andrew Burchett. The painting had been in their family for several decades. (Courtesy of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria)

Never before seen painting by famed B.C. artist Emily Carr gifted to Victoria gallery

Painting among several donated to Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Abbotsford author Katrina Wiggins has been shortlisted for the Page Turner Award eBook Award for her young adult novel, Blind the Eyes.

Abbotsford author shortlisted for literary award for young adult novel

Katrina Wiggins’ book Blind the Eyes is about climate crisis and monsters

Graphic on promo material for Best Buy Canada’s Tech Wonderland event.

Drive-through ‘Tech Wonderland’ coming to PNE site a few weeks before Christmas

Best Buy Canada-backed ‘holiday’ event to raise money for charity

Someone needs a manicure? The She Devil pursues Jvck Wilde in a cinematic music video about struggling with mental illness. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hip-hop artist Jvck Wilde produces She Devil music video

Dark, chilling and very cinematic, Wilde produces a gripping video on a tight budget

Someone needs a manicure? The She Devil pursues Jvck Wilde in a cinematic music video about struggling with mental illness. (Submitted photo)
Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 4, 2018, left, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. on Nov. 20, 2016. Giuliani appears in a scene in the new “Borat” film. The scene, which was filmed in a New York hotel room in July, resulted in Giuliani calling police. (AP Photo)

Giuliani caught in hotel bedroom scene in new ‘Borat’ film

Trolling those close to President Donald Trump is a central theme of the new “’Borat’ film

Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 4, 2018, left, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. on Nov. 20, 2016. Giuliani appears in a scene in the new “Borat” film. The scene, which was filmed in a New York hotel room in July, resulted in Giuliani calling police. (AP Photo)
Local photographer Wolf Drescher spotted film crews set up along Esplanade Avenue in front of Canwest Art Gallery on the Lake on Thursday, October 1. Film production crews working on ‘Solitary’ will be around the area until close to the end of the month. (Contributed Photo/Wolf Drescher)

“Solitary” Update: Dramatic action scene to be filmed in Agassiz

‘Solitary’ will film a break-in, getaway at Kent Outdoors

Local photographer Wolf Drescher spotted film crews set up along Esplanade Avenue in front of Canwest Art Gallery on the Lake on Thursday, October 1. Film production crews working on ‘Solitary’ will be around the area until close to the end of the month. (Contributed Photo/Wolf Drescher)
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C-Jay Bryce, 15, (foreground) has been short-listed by Netflix for their animation series Song of Ghosts. They are seen here with their 17-year-old sister Carmelle Bryce who is part of the team of teens. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack teen pitches animation series to Netflix, gets short-listed

Out of more than 20,000 entries, C-Jay Bryce’s show ‘The Song of Ghosts’ moves on to next round

C-Jay Bryce, 15, (foreground) has been short-listed by Netflix for their animation series Song of Ghosts. They are seen here with their 17-year-old sister Carmelle Bryce who is part of the team of teens. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Mixed media artist Krista Kilvert is seen beside her piece ‘Cultivating Data’ on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Her solo show, Relic, is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until Nov. 21, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack artist hopes solo show ‘Relic’ will stimulate thought about environment

Krista Kilvert’s mixed media show is currently on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Mixed media artist Krista Kilvert is seen beside her piece ‘Cultivating Data’ on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Her solo show, Relic, is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre until Nov. 21, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Krystle Dos Santos performs live at Bozzini’s on Nov. 12. (Submitted)

Mix of music genres in fall lineup coming to Bozzini’s in Chilliwack

Local roots and blues artist Brandon Isaak kicks off season, Tom Petty tribute artist, others follow

Krystle Dos Santos performs live at Bozzini’s on Nov. 12. (Submitted)
The painting ‘Revelstoke National Park’ (right) by Chilliwack artist Errol Brimacombe is one of more than 300 pieces of artwork in the virtual Hands Across the Pacific international art show. (Canadian International Cultural Exchange Society)

Virtual international art show by Chilliwack woman like stepping through a real gallery

The Hands Across the Pacific exhibition features 300 artists worldwide, three from Chilliwack

The painting ‘Revelstoke National Park’ (right) by Chilliwack artist Errol Brimacombe is one of more than 300 pieces of artwork in the virtual Hands Across the Pacific international art show. (Canadian International Cultural Exchange Society)
Carol and Rick Blacklaws have distilled years of experience travelling the Fraser River into their latest book. Contributed photo.

South Surrey couple’s book chronicles the mighty Fraser River

Carol and Rick Blacklaws celebrate love of the waterway in The Fraser: River of Life and Legend

Carol and Rick Blacklaws have distilled years of experience travelling the Fraser River into their latest book. Contributed photo.

Nelson author launches book on Canadian environmental heroes

Jamie Bastedo’s Protectors of the Planet looks at common traits of successful activists

Fraser Valley artists move group show online due to COVID-19

The Fraser Valley Watermedia Society’s online show runs for the month of November

Boomerang concert series featuring young Chilliwack musicians returns to Cultural Centre

Ted Kim of the Chilliwack band Dear Father will head the lineup of musicians

Netflix Canada increases prices for its monthly standard, premium plans

The company says new members who sign up will see the updated prices effective immediately

Chilliwack metal sculptor looking for buyer for $350K falcon

Kevin Stone was supposed to bring 3,000-pound bird to luxury show in Vegas, but it was cancelled

Guitarist Eddie Van Halen dead at age 65 after long battle with cancer

Rocker had formed Van Halen in the 1970s with his brother

Chilliwack author wins $10k and global recognition for Punjabi novel on gender identification

Harkirat Kaur Chahal was one of two finalists in the Dhahan Prize for Punjabi Literature

‘Slayland’ rides at PNE for Halloween, with ‘outdoor haunted experience’ and more

Kids under 13 will be allowed entry, based on parental discretion