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Paula Quick, director with the Philomusica Chorus, and Kevin Biegel, artistic director with the Chilliwack Community Band are coming together for a Remembrance Day-themed concert on Nov. 3. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Community band and chorus collaborate for remembrance-themed concert in Chilliwack

Chilliwack Community Band and Philomusica Chorus present by-donation concert Nov. 3

Paula Quick, director with the Philomusica Chorus, and Kevin Biegel, artistic director with the Chilliwack Community Band are coming together for a Remembrance Day-themed concert on Nov. 3. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
From left, Janet Skulsky, Sandra Lounsbury and Lyn Robinson show off the two quilts that will be raffled off at the Chilliwack PieceMakers Quilt Guild’s 2022 Piecemaking in the Valley show. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

4 years of lovingly handmade quilts to be on display at Piecemaking in the Valley show in Chilliwack

Quilt show by Chilliwack’s PieceMakers guild one of first in Lower Mainland since pandemic

From left, Janet Skulsky, Sandra Lounsbury and Lyn Robinson show off the two quilts that will be raffled off at the Chilliwack PieceMakers Quilt Guild’s 2022 Piecemaking in the Valley show. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Norman Foote is bringing his Halloween Howl show to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Friday, Oct. 28. (Submitted)

Get ready to howl with Juno award winner Norman Foote in Chilliwack

Halloween Howl with Norman Foote is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Norman Foote is bringing his Halloween Howl show to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Friday, Oct. 28. (Submitted)
Rosemary Siemens and The Sweet Sound Revival is at Chilliwack Alliance Church on Friday, Oct. 28. (Submitted)

Award-winning violinist coming to Chilliwack for country, gospel show

Rosemary Siemens and The Sweet Sound Revival will be at Chilliwack Alliance Church

Rosemary Siemens and The Sweet Sound Revival is at Chilliwack Alliance Church on Friday, Oct. 28. (Submitted)
Yumi Nagashima will be performing at Jest Ladies Comedy on Nov. 5 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Submitted)

Lineup of female comedians coming to Chilliwack stage for Jest Ladies Comedy

Fraser Valley Comedy brings Yumi Nagashima, Melanie Rose and more to Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Yumi Nagashima will be performing at Jest Ladies Comedy on Nov. 5 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Submitted)
Canadian Celtic duo Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres have two performances scheduled on Friday, Oct. 14, as part of Harrison Festival Society’s Tunes About Town series. (Graphic/Schryer and Dobres)
Canadian Celtic duo Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres have two performances scheduled on Friday, Oct. 14, as part of Harrison Festival Society’s Tunes About Town series. (Graphic/Schryer and Dobres)
Marshmello is set to perform in Abbotsford at the first-ever One Love Music Festival on Nov. 26. (Marshmello Instagram)

Superstar DJ Marshmello coming to Abbotsford

Marshmello appearing at Tradex as part of first-ever One Love Music Festival

Marshmello is set to perform in Abbotsford at the first-ever One Love Music Festival on Nov. 26. (Marshmello Instagram)
“We’ve gone from 15,000 watts of power to 1,500 watts, in terms of power consumption,” said Chris Reid, technical director at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, about the new LED lights installed in the main theatre at the centre. (Submitted)

New LED lights at Chilliwack Cultural Centre use less power while offering more flexibility

‘The main goal was to help our environmental impact,’ says centre’s development officer

“We’ve gone from 15,000 watts of power to 1,500 watts, in terms of power consumption,” said Chris Reid, technical director at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, about the new LED lights installed in the main theatre at the centre. (Submitted)
Tymisha Harris as Josephine is a one-woman biographical musical that combines cabaret, theatre, and dance to tell the story of the iconic Josephine Baker. (Eleonora Briscoe photo)

Cabaret blends with theatre for biographical musical about Josephine Baker on Chilliwack stage

‘Josephine’ is a story of history and civil rights wrapped in sultry singing

Tymisha Harris as Josephine is a one-woman biographical musical that combines cabaret, theatre, and dance to tell the story of the iconic Josephine Baker. (Eleonora Briscoe photo)
This carving of Sheriff Will Teasle from the movie Rambo First Blood, played by actor Brian Dennehy, was unveiled on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 during the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations in Hope. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)

PHOTOS: Rambo-themed carving unveiled at 40th anniversary celebration for iconic action film in Hope

Carving of Sheriff Will Teasle, Rambo First Blood actor, movie props all part of 4-day celebrations

This carving of Sheriff Will Teasle from the movie Rambo First Blood, played by actor Brian Dennehy, was unveiled on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 during the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations in Hope. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)
A ‘Rambo Lane’ sign is unveiled at an alley where it meets 3rd Avenue in Hope on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. This was part of a walking tour on the first day of the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations. (Bill Dobbs)

PHOTOS: ‘Rambo Lane’ unveiled on walking tour marking 40th anniversary of famous film in Hope

Fans saw movie locations like ‘H’ tree in police chase scene, railroad tracks that Rambo jumped

A ‘Rambo Lane’ sign is unveiled at an alley where it meets 3rd Avenue in Hope on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. This was part of a walking tour on the first day of the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations. (Bill Dobbs)
Shelley Wojcik (centre) plays Donna in Secondary Characters’ production of Mamma Mia! which is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Aug. 11 to 21. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

‘Mamma Mia!’ will finally hit Chilliwack stage after several postponements

Secondary Characters brings ABBA-themed musical to Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Shelley Wojcik (centre) plays Donna in Secondary Characters’ production of Mamma Mia! which is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Aug. 11 to 21. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Hope Standard reporter Kemone Moodley watches Rambo and Khaidi (1983) for the first time. (Illustration drawn by Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)

Column: Hope reporter watches Rambo:First Blood and Khaidi (1983) for the first time

Standard reporter Kemone Moodley compares First Blood and Khaidi to determine which one is better

Hope Standard reporter Kemone Moodley watches Rambo and Khaidi (1983) for the first time. (Illustration drawn by Kemone Moodley/Hope Standard)
Fraser Valley Regional Library has added disc golf kits to its lending library. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)

Disc golf kits fly into Fraser Valley Regional Library

Kits include two three-disc sets and can be reserved online

Fraser Valley Regional Library has added disc golf kits to its lending library. (Fraser Valley Regional Library photo)
Taylor Starr and Don Froese of Seabird Island are two of four explorers on a journey to find Slumach’s gold – and so much more – in History Channel’s “Deadman’s Curse.” (Photo/History Channel)

Journey for truth in ‘Deadman’s Curse’ worth its weight in gold

Seabird Island explorers seek closure, medicine starring in History Channel series

Taylor Starr and Don Froese of Seabird Island are two of four explorers on a journey to find Slumach’s gold – and so much more – in History Channel’s “Deadman’s Curse.” (Photo/History Channel)
Actor Benjamin Ayres (left) poses with Allen and Karolin at Harrison Hot Springs Resort. He stayed at the resort while filming “Long Lost Christmas” in Agassiz-Harrison for the past two weeks. (Instagram/@benjaminayres)
Actor Benjamin Ayres (left) poses with Allen and Karolin at Harrison Hot Springs Resort. He stayed at the resort while filming “Long Lost Christmas” in Agassiz-Harrison for the past two weeks. (Instagram/@benjaminayres)
Angel Forrest performs at Bozzini’s on Oct. 5 and 6. (Submitted)

Award-winning artists coming to intimate Chilliwack venue this fall for 5 concerts

Angel Forrest, The Horojo Trio, and Little Miss Higgins all coming to Bozzini’s

Angel Forrest performs at Bozzini’s on Oct. 5 and 6. (Submitted)
DIyet and the Love Soldiers blend country, traditional music and folk to create a unique sound. They will perform at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs on Friday, Oct. 7. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

VIDEO: Diyet and the Love Soldiers march into Harrison Oct. 7

Tickets for the folk trio’s show are available now

DIyet and the Love Soldiers blend country, traditional music and folk to create a unique sound. They will perform at Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs on Friday, Oct. 7. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
Maddi Krulicki (left) and Taysey Taylor present The Ascending, a double bill of music at the Métis House in Chilliwack on Sept. 30. (Image of Maddi Krulicki by Brooke Michelle Photography; image of Taysey Taylor by Sarah Sovereign)

Outdoor concert in Chilliwack will honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Maddi Krulicki and Taysey Taylor bring ‘The Ascending’ to Métis House Sept. 30

Maddi Krulicki (left) and Taysey Taylor present The Ascending, a double bill of music at the Métis House in Chilliwack on Sept. 30. (Image of Maddi Krulicki by Brooke Michelle Photography; image of Taysey Taylor by Sarah Sovereign)
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Independent film ‘Krypto’ filming in Agassiz

Filming, setup takes places over four days

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