Seven Days in Chilliwack – April 9 to 15

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for April 9 to 15.

Guy Davis performs at the Harrison Memorial Hall on April 10. See listing below for more info.

Seven Days is a free A&E listing published in print every Wednesday, and online every Thursday. For more information, or to submit your event, email it to Jenna Hauck at photo@theprogress.com (please include a contact name and number), or call 604-702-5576.

April 10 – A master storyteller, bluesman Guy Davis performs at the Harrison Memorial Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets $22 and available online at www.harrisonfestival.com or by phone 604-796-3664.

April 10 – The band, West My Friend (described as everything from indie-roots to chamber-folk music), performs at the Acoustic Emporium (Vineyard Centre, 45892 Wellington Ave.) at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door.

April 11 – Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra and Chorus presents its spring concert, We’ve Got Your Bach, at 7:30 p.m. at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Featured guest performers are local pianist Clinton Denoni, guitarist Jeff Bowman of Chilliwack, the Vancouver Community College Mount Pleasant Brass Ensemble, and Chilliwack counter-tenor Shane Hanson. Tickets $25/general, $15/student, $60/family and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

April 11/12 – Tara Travis returns to the Cultural Centre for her one-woman show, Who Killed Gertrude Crump? It’s a murder-mystery comedy puppet show. You can catch it Saturday or Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

April 12 – Using puppets, masks, original music, and a bit of theatre magic, The Little Prince is on stage at the Cultural Centre at 2 p.m. Tickets $10 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

April 12/18 – Evensong Chamber Singers present Sing the Beauty of the Earth for its annual spring vespers concert. They will be performing two concerts: April 12 at Christ Lutheran Church (9460 Charles St.) at 4 p.m., and April 18 at St Mary’s Catholic Church (8909 Mary St.) at 6:30 p.m. It will be a spring service of sacred music with a professional string quartet and guest soloists, plus readings and prayers. There will be a designated offering for several local relief programs. 604-858-9679 www.evensongchambersingers.com.

April 13 – Victoria-based duo, Twin Kennedy (previously Carli & Julie Kennedy), will be returning to Chilliwack for a CD release concert with full band on at the G.W. Graham Theatre at 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.). Tickets $20/adults, and $15/students and seniors and available at www.twinkennedychilliwack.eventbrite.ca.

April 15 – The Chilliwack International Film Series runs every Wednesday from April 8 to May 13 at Cottonwood 4 Cinemas at 7 p.m. Tickets $6. Tonight’s movie is Mr. Turner. UK, English, 150 min., rated PG, bio, drama.

Now to May 9 – Group photo exhibition, Light and Shadow, is on display in the Art Gallery at the Cultural Centre April 2 to May 9. Opening reception is set for Saturday, April 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. Gallery hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m., plus some evenings during theatre performances. Free admission.

Now to December – The Sí:tel Coast Salish Baskets exhibition is on display in the Chambers Gallery at the Chilliwack Museum until December. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Admission $3/general and $2/seniors and students.

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