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The Comic Strippers will be coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Feb. 10. (Submitted by the Chilliwack Cultural Centre)

Comic Strippers return to Chilliwack for evening of improv comedy and dance moves

Fake stripper troupe at Chilliwack Cultural Centre for night of semi-undressed comedy

The Borealis String Quartet joins the Bergmann Duo on Feb. 10 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Submitted by the Chilliwack Cultural Centre)

Classical music juxtaposed with tangos when string quartet joins piano duo for concert in Chilliwack

World-renowned Borealis String Quartet will join Bergmann Duo at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Patricia Jaster of Chilliwack has a solo exhibition at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from Jan. 20 to Feb. 18. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack artist who’s been painting for more than 75 years has first solo show in hometown

Patricia Jaster says she will ‘let the paintings speak for themselves… because they will’

Harrison country artist Todd Richard is helping organize and promote the Follow Your Heart Benefit Concert set for Feb. 18 at Memorial Hall. Tickets are now on sale for the event that will benefit Variety Children’s Charity. (File Photo)
Harrison country artist Todd Richard is helping organize and promote the Follow Your Heart Benefit Concert set for Feb. 18 at Memorial Hall. Tickets are now on sale for the event that will benefit Variety Children’s Charity. (File Photo)
Daniel Stadnicki (left) and Farhad Khosravi will perform on Jan. 26 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Also, special guest Ghazaleh Nozamani will be speaking about her journey moving from Iran to Chilliwack. (Submitted by Chilliwack Cultural Centre)

An Iranian cultural experience comes to Chilliwack

Musical performances with special guest Ghazaleh Nozamani who fled the Iranian regime

Daniel Stadnicki (left) and Farhad Khosravi will perform on Jan. 26 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Also, special guest Ghazaleh Nozamani will be speaking about her journey moving from Iran to Chilliwack. (Submitted by Chilliwack Cultural Centre)
Lee Brice brings his Beer Drinking Opportunity Tour to Abbotsford on April 11.

Country star Lee Brice bringing Beer Drinking Opportunity Tour to Abbotsford

Brice brings show to the Abbotsford Centre on Tuesday, April 11

Lee Brice brings his Beer Drinking Opportunity Tour to Abbotsford on April 11.
Chilliwack’s own Molly Wilson takes over the Chilliwack Cultural Centre for an evening of comedy cabaret on Jan. 27, 2023. (Submitted)

‘A bit zany and a whole lot of fun’: Molly’s Comedy Cabaret coming to Chilliwack

Molly Wilson brings musical comedy variety show to Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Chilliwack’s own Molly Wilson takes over the Chilliwack Cultural Centre for an evening of comedy cabaret on Jan. 27, 2023. (Submitted)
Suzie Vinnick and Lloyd Spiegel will take the Memorial Hall stage in Harrison Hot Springs on Jan. 28. (Photo/Harrison Festival of the Arts)

Susie Vinnick, Lloyd Spiegel take the Harrison stage on Jan. 28

First concert of the year features roots, blues and country music

Suzie Vinnick and Lloyd Spiegel will take the Memorial Hall stage in Harrison Hot Springs on Jan. 28. (Photo/Harrison Festival of the Arts)
Fraser Valley Comedy presents Patrick Maliha and other comedians at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Feb. 11. (Submitted)

Patrick Maliha, Ola Dada return for Fraser Valley Comedy show in Chilliwack

Stand-up comedian Maliha is world record holder for most impressions in 1 minute

Fraser Valley Comedy presents Patrick Maliha and other comedians at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Feb. 11. (Submitted)
The Chilliwack Players Guild, seen here on Dec. 29, 2022, will be presenting its third radio play, Mystery in Pimlico, on Jan. 14. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Players Guild brings 3rd true-crime radio play to stage

‘Mystery in Pimlico’ part of series of radio plays written by Austin Stone that aired on BBC in 1950s

The Chilliwack Players Guild, seen here on Dec. 29, 2022, will be presenting its third radio play, Mystery in Pimlico, on Jan. 14. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
David Gogo is at Bozzini’s on Jan. 20, 2023. (Submitted)

Chilliwack music venue kicks off new year with 3 shows in January

David Gogo, Keith Alessi, Leeroy Stagger all set to perform at Bozzini’s

David Gogo is at Bozzini’s on Jan. 20, 2023. (Submitted)
Paula DeWit leads the Chilliwack Children’s and Youth Choir in 2018. The group now has two choirs — Voces Gioventu is the secular choir and Vox Iuventutis is the sacred choir. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Young singers aged 6 to 18 wanted for children’s choirs in Chilliwack, Abbotsford

Voces Gioventu and Vox Iuventutis, formerly Chilliwack Children’s and Youth Choir, need more members

Paula DeWit leads the Chilliwack Children’s and Youth Choir in 2018. The group now has two choirs — Voces Gioventu is the secular choir and Vox Iuventutis is the sacred choir. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Kevin Stone works on a gigantic Elon Musk head on May 27. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

TOP STORIES 2022: Chilliwack artist makes international headlines with metal sculptures

People all over the world have seen photos and videos of Kevin Stone’s giant metal creations

Kevin Stone works on a gigantic Elon Musk head on May 27. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack’s Jody Holford, who also writes under the pen name Sophie Sullivan, won a Canadian Book Club Award.

Chilliwack author wins Canadian Book Club Award for romance

Sophie Sullivan’s book ‘Ten Rules for Faking It’ was winner in romance category

Chilliwack’s Jody Holford, who also writes under the pen name Sophie Sullivan, won a Canadian Book Club Award.
Heather Stark sent in this photo of the Grinch collecting recycling in Sardis on Dec. 22, 2022. (Submitted by Heather Stark)

The Grinch spotted scooping up recycling in Chilliwack this week

A friendly version of the iconic anti-hero working an Emterra truck around town

Heather Stark sent in this photo of the Grinch collecting recycling in Sardis on Dec. 22, 2022. (Submitted by Heather Stark)
Kevin Stone and wife Michelle (sitting on dragon) pose for a photo with their 15,000-pound, fire-breathing steel dragon named ‘Drogon’ on Dec. 15, 2022 which took more than two years to complete. Drogon is from the hit HBO TV show Game of Thrones. Stone’s popular sculpture has been seen by people around the world via photos and videos they posted to social media of Drogon in the making. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack metal sculptor’s business soars on wings of 15,000-pound fire-breathing dragon

Kevin Stone’s steel sculpture ‘Drogon’ from popular TV show Game of Thrones ready to head to Utah

Kevin Stone and wife Michelle (sitting on dragon) pose for a photo with their 15,000-pound, fire-breathing steel dragon named ‘Drogon’ on Dec. 15, 2022 which took more than two years to complete. Drogon is from the hit HBO TV show Game of Thrones. Stone’s popular sculpture has been seen by people around the world via photos and videos they posted to social media of Drogon in the making. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Nancy Riemersma of Agassiz (left) and Karlie McChesney of Chilliwack are two of 55 artists who have work in Threads of Hope, a show put on by the Fibre Art Network at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Red fabric connects pieces of textile artwork in ‘Threads of Hope’ exhibition in Chilliwack

Art show by Fibre Art Network has been travelling across Canada for 3 years

Nancy Riemersma of Agassiz (left) and Karlie McChesney of Chilliwack are two of 55 artists who have work in Threads of Hope, a show put on by the Fibre Art Network at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Juno Award-winner Bria Skonberg, pictured here at Cultus Lake in 2017, will be in town this holiday season and is performing on Dec. 23 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Home for the holidays: Juno winner Bria Skonberg in Chilliwack to perform for hometown crowd

‘Of all the things I’ve done this year, this is the concert I’ve been looking forward to the most’

Juno Award-winner Bria Skonberg, pictured here at Cultus Lake in 2017, will be in town this holiday season and is performing on Dec. 23 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
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Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour coming to Abbotsford in May

Popular children’s entertainer bringing live show experience to Abbotsford Centre

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Students at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre working on pottery wheels. (Submitted)

Lineup of new art classes coming up at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Pottery, painting, kids’ art classes and more offered this winter and spring

Students at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre working on pottery wheels. (Submitted)