Entertainment

CSS takes on Putnam County Spelling Bee

Six quirky young people are in a spelling bee, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves. They learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't make you a loser.

  • Mar 1, 2011
Chilliwack's These Kids Wear Crowns is set to release its first full length CD.

These Kids to drop first full-length CD

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Chilliwack's These Kids Wear Crowns is set to release its first full length CD.
Rapper Juvenile plays Echo Room on Feb. 24 on the same night that MadChild of Swollen Members performs at Industry.

It’s rap night in Chilliwack Thursday

Juvenile is at Echo Room while MadChild hits Industry on Feb. 24.

  • Feb 21, 2011
Rapper Juvenile plays Echo Room on Feb. 24 on the same night that MadChild of Swollen Members performs at Industry.

Remember disco and Molson stubbies?

UFV Theatre Department is holding auditions Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the theatre on the Chilliwack campus for its summer production of A Little Unfinished Family Business.
It's a new play by local playwright Rick Mawson that will run this spring.

Ballet Kelowna will be performing in Chilliwack on Feb. 25 at the Cultural Centre.

Bold and elegant work by Ballet Kelowna

Led by passionate choreographers bursting with vision, Ballet Kelowna promises to deliver an artistically rich performance Friday, February 25 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre.

  • Feb 21, 2011
Ballet Kelowna will be performing in Chilliwack on Feb. 25 at the Cultural Centre.
Erica Sigurdson

Ready to roar (with laughter)

The Chilliwack Cultural Centre is thinking globally and acting locally by celebrating International Women’s Day with I Am Women! Hear Me Laff! on Tuesday, March 8 at 8:00pm.

  • Feb 16, 2011
Erica Sigurdson
Dancers with Images Dance Studio rehearse for their number 'Jungle' which will be performed on Feb. 16 at the Chilliwack Lions Club 64th annual Music and Dance Festival.

Lions festival roars to life

The Chilliwack Lions Club has been welcoming competitors, adjudicators, and performers to town for the 64th Annual Chilliwack Lions Music and Dance Festival for a full week.

Dancers with Images Dance Studio rehearse for their number 'Jungle' which will be performed on Feb. 16 at the Chilliwack Lions Club 64th annual Music and Dance Festival.
Ryan Beil stars in Billy Bishop Goes To War

Billy Bishop to share tales of derring-do

You know that face.
Many locals will recognize the lead actor of Billy Bishop Goes to War from the A&W commercial featuring the fresh-faced Ryan Beil as the bumbling trainee.

Ryan Beil stars in Billy Bishop Goes To War
Matthew Joel Band Tour Sendoff show

Matthew Joel band hosts tour sendoff

The Matthew Joel band presents a tour sendoff show Feb. 17 at Tractorgrease studios.

  • Feb 11, 2011
Matthew Joel Band Tour Sendoff show
Clyde Mitchell leads the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra through rehearsal.

Note-Able Feast will be tasty

This wonderful night on Feb. 19 not only includes a five-course gourmet meal at the Chilliwack Coast Hotel, but also stellar CSO performances, as well as appearances by the Symphony A Cappella Singers, The Ladies Show Choir and special guest soprano Rebecca Paulding.

  • Feb 8, 2011
Clyde Mitchell leads the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra through rehearsal.

Mad, bad and dangerous poetry slam Friday

The new theme for the UFV poetry slam is a reference to Lady Caroline Lamb’s sentiments about Romantic Poet Lord Byron, and replaces the Love Hurts theme from the past.
two events.

  • Feb 8, 2011
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Upbeat gala is new faculty showcase

The compelling music performed Saturday night by Academy faculty will be “varied, uplifting, fun and professional,” promises Graham Yates, Principal of the Chilliwack Academy of Music.

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Mathias Kom and Kim Barlow are Spring Breakup.

Spring Breakup plays Chilliwack

Together Barlow and Kom write tiny, often funny, songs about the inevitable end of love and romance.

  • Feb 4, 2011
Mathias Kom and Kim Barlow are Spring Breakup.

Sinatra tribute at Bozzini’s

Frankly Yours: A Loving Tribute is a nod to the great Frank…

  • Feb 4, 2011

Auditions for UFV’s Directors’ Fest Tuesday

Open auditions for UFV Theatre’s sixteenth annual Directors’ Theatre Festival are set…

  • Feb 4, 2011
Patricia Lusic and Bobbi Lusic are offering Argentine tango lessons in Chilliwack.

Lessons in romance with the Argentine tango

The husband and wife team had amassed years of experience in various…

Patricia Lusic and Bobbi Lusic are offering Argentine tango lessons in Chilliwack.
Ryan Beil portrays the legendary First World War flying ace Billy Bishop in Billy Bishop Goes to War

Billy Bishop set to soar in Chilliwack

Fresh sounds, along with talented acting, define the musical theatre tour de…

  • Jan 26, 2011
Ryan Beil portrays the legendary First World War flying ace Billy Bishop in Billy Bishop Goes to War
Local artist Maxwell Newhouse has an exhibit at the Chilliwack Art Gallery called 'Home

Newhouse show hung Warhol style

Cultus Lake artist Maxwell Newhouse says the new exhibit might be his largest ever with more than 60 paintings on display in the art gallery at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre.

  • Jan 24, 2011
Local artist Maxwell Newhouse has an exhibit at the Chilliwack Art Gallery called 'Home

Academy Faculty in the spotlight at gala fundraiser

From classical to contemporary, with some romantic, novelty and Dixieland songs thrown in, don't miss the variety and fun of the Chilliwack Academy of Music’s new annual fundraiser, the Faculty Showcase Concert.

  • Jan 24, 2011

From Detroit to Chilliwack with funky beats

All-star rap outfit D12 is on its way from Detroit to Chilliwack to rock the mic on Jan. 27 at Industry night club.

  • Jan 24, 2011