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Join the Bruce James Orchestra and crooner Steve Maddock on a sentimental and nostalgic musical journey at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Dec. 5. (Submitted)

Big band brings ode to Frank Sinatra with Christmas concert in Chilliwack

Bruce James Orchestra and Steve Maddock are coming to Chilliwack Cultural Centre

  • Nov 27, 2021
Canadian pop legend Alfie Zappacosta returns to Chilliwack on Dec. 8. (Submitted)

Zappacosta, Buddy Holly tribute band coming to Bozzini’s in Chilliwack

Alfie Zappacosta’s performances deliver a blend of acoustic, jazz and pop music

  • Nov 26, 2021
Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)
Highway 1 is expected to be re-open tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 25). (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

Highway 1 likely to re-open through the Fraser Valley on Thursday

B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming reveals re-opening plans

Highway 1 is expected to be re-open tomorrow (Thursday, Nov. 25). (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)
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.
Stand-up comedian Ron James is touring again after an almost two-year hiatus. (Submitted photo)

Canadian funnyman Ron James returns to Chilliwack

‘I like people leaving the theatre a hell of a lot lighter than when they walked in’

Stand-up comedian Ron James is touring again after an almost two-year hiatus. (Submitted photo)
Damon Calderwood and Gordon Roberts bring Billy Bishop Goes to War to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Nov. 21. (Submitted)

Musical about Canada’s greatest First World War pilot returns to Chilliwack

Billy Bishop Goes to War is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Damon Calderwood and Gordon Roberts bring Billy Bishop Goes to War to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Nov. 21. (Submitted)
Chilliwack’s Leah Vandenberg, Stella Sexsmith and Aliya Almarez compete in the trio tap (nine to 12 years) division of the Chilliwack Lions Club Music and Dance Festival at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Dance leader volunteer needed for 2022 Chilliwack Lions Club Music and Dance Festival

Person should be a parent or teacher who has some festival and organizational experience

Chilliwack’s Leah Vandenberg, Stella Sexsmith and Aliya Almarez compete in the trio tap (nine to 12 years) division of the Chilliwack Lions Club Music and Dance Festival at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Team TNT (black) with Chilliwack’s NWO Junior Roller Derby league played against the InterStellas of the Seattle Derby Brats at the Landing Sports Centre on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Chilliwack junior roller derby seeks artist to create ‘inclusive’ logo for league

Coach of newly renamed Fraser Valley Fury Junior Roller Derby said it’s ‘time for change’

Team TNT (black) with Chilliwack’s NWO Junior Roller Derby league played against the InterStellas of the Seattle Derby Brats at the Landing Sports Centre on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Pictures at an Exhibition with the Bergmann Duo is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Nov. 12. (Submitted)

Bergmann Duo returns to Chilliwack with music by Russian composers

Pictures at an Exhibition with the Bergmann Duo is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Pictures at an Exhibition with the Bergmann Duo is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Nov. 12. (Submitted)
Lunch at Allen’s is made up of Marc Jordan, Murray McLauchlan, Ian Thomas and Cindy Church. Contributed photo
Lunch at Allen’s is made up of Marc Jordan, Murray McLauchlan, Ian Thomas and Cindy Church. Contributed photo
Chilliwack conceptual mixed-media artist Krista Kilvert is reflected in her piece ‘Truths’. It is one of nine pieces in her exhibition about domestic violence called Behind Closed Doors. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Powerful and dark exhibition by Chilliwack artist shines light on domestic violence

Krista Kilvert’s solo show Behind Closed Doors is on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Chilliwack conceptual mixed-media artist Krista Kilvert is reflected in her piece ‘Truths’. It is one of nine pieces in her exhibition about domestic violence called Behind Closed Doors. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
“Stag at the Snag”

Fraser Valley art group brightens fall season with colourful exhibition

Fraser Valley Watermedia Society online art show runs through November

“Stag at the Snag”
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)
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)
Mignonne Shields’ three climate change painting entitled (from left) Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow were inspired by a conversation she had with Canadian painter Robert Bateman. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Climate change paintings by Chilliwack artist inspired by Robert Bateman

Mignonne Shields’ paintings show stark past, present and future views of our world

Mignonne Shields’ three climate change painting entitled (from left) Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow were inspired by a conversation she had with Canadian painter Robert Bateman. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Jeremy T. Thomas, left, and Keri Russell in the film Antlers (Kimberley French/© 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved)

Horror film shot in Hope premieres in time for Halloween

Antlers had its premiere pushed back due to the pandemic; stars Keri Russell and the town of Hope

  • Oct 15, 2021
Jeremy T. Thomas, left, and Keri Russell in the film Antlers (Kimberley French/© 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved)
Multi-platinum rock group Shinedown is coming to Abbotsford in February. (Submitted)

Rock group Shinedown coming to Abbotsford in February

Multi-platinum band’s North American tour stopping at Abbotsford Centre

Multi-platinum rock group Shinedown is coming to Abbotsford in February. (Submitted)