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Gord Sinclair of the Tragically Hip. (Submitted)

Tragically Hip bassist Gord Sinclair to perform in Chilliwack

He’ll play songs from debut solo album and Tragically Hip favourites at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Gord Sinclair of the Tragically Hip. (Submitted)
First Impressions Theatre brings their adaptation of the original Broadway musical ‘Ring of Fire’ to Chilliwack featuring the iconic music of Johnny Cash. (Ryan Crocker)

Theatre and music come together for Johnny Cash tribute on Chilliwack stage

‘Ring of Fire’ celebrates The Man in Black at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

First Impressions Theatre brings their adaptation of the original Broadway musical ‘Ring of Fire’ to Chilliwack featuring the iconic music of Johnny Cash. (Ryan Crocker)
Steve Marshall and his family present ‘Relive the Music 50s & 60s Rock N Roll’ on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Submitted)

Musical family brings ’50s and ’60s music to life with interactive show in Chilliwack

‘Relive the Music 50s and 60s’ is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Steve Marshall and his family present ‘Relive the Music 50s & 60s Rock N Roll’ on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. (Submitted)
Dubai as seen in 2000. This image is part of photo exhibition ‘From Dunes to Dollars – Dubai’s Xtraordinary Journey’ by Chilliwack’s Michael Hamilton-Clark and son Steve Hamilton-Clark on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from Sept. 22 to Oct. 29. (Michael Hamilton-Clark)

Photo exhibit in Chilliwack shows Dubai changing from ‘dunes to dollars’ over 50 years

Pictorial odyssey shows images from 1965 to 2015 by father-son team Michael and Steve Hamilton-Clark

Dubai as seen in 2000. This image is part of photo exhibition ‘From Dunes to Dollars – Dubai’s Xtraordinary Journey’ by Chilliwack’s Michael Hamilton-Clark and son Steve Hamilton-Clark on display at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre from Sept. 22 to Oct. 29. (Michael Hamilton-Clark)
The Canadian Piano Quartet consisting of Anne Louise-Turgeon and Edward Turgeon (The Duo Turgeon), and Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann (The Bergmann Duo). (Submitted)

Dance-inspired music by 4 people on 2 pianos coming to concert in Chilliwack

Bergmann Duo joins Duo Turgeon for ‘Dancing with Eight Hands’ at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

The Canadian Piano Quartet consisting of Anne Louise-Turgeon and Edward Turgeon (The Duo Turgeon), and Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann (The Bergmann Duo). (Submitted)
Film crews prepare for another shot at Harrison Hot Springs Resort during the recent filming of a Hallmark movie. (Photo/Arnold Nicolas)

PHOTOS: Christmas (filming) comes early to Agassiz-Harrison

A new Hallmark movie will star some familiar landmarks

Film crews prepare for another shot at Harrison Hot Springs Resort during the recent filming of a Hallmark movie. (Photo/Arnold Nicolas)
The Offspring and Simple Plan are coming to Abbotsford on Nov. 26. (Abbotsford Centre photo)

The Offspring returning to Abbotsford in November

Punk rock group performing at Abbotsford Centre with Simple Plan on Nov. 26

The Offspring and Simple Plan are coming to Abbotsford on Nov. 26. (Abbotsford Centre photo)
The 2020 community art show put on by the Chilliwack Museum was called Creative in Quarantine. Entries for the 2022 show are being accepted Sept. 6 to 17. (Chilliwack Museum and Archives/ Facebook)

Artwork from people of all ages wanted for community art show in Chilliwack

3rd annual Community Art Show returns to Chilliwack Museum; submissions being accepted Sept. 6-17

The 2020 community art show put on by the Chilliwack Museum was called Creative in Quarantine. Entries for the 2022 show are being accepted Sept. 6 to 17. (Chilliwack Museum and Archives/ Facebook)
The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation holds its annual Grand Gala – this year with a Casino Royale theme – on Nov. 18 at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. (Pixabay photo)

Health Care Foundation holds Grand Gala with Casino Royale theme

Event on Nov. 18 benefits hospitals in eastern Fraser Valley

The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation holds its annual Grand Gala – this year with a Casino Royale theme – on Nov. 18 at the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel. (Pixabay photo)
Fraser Valley Comedy presents Byron Bertram and other comedians on Sept. 24. (Submitted)

Byron Bertram returns to Chilliwack for Fraser Valley Comedy event

Headliner joins other comedians including Rajneesh Dhawan and Chilliwack’s Helena Paul

Fraser Valley Comedy presents Byron Bertram and other comedians on Sept. 24. (Submitted)
Chilliwack author Lindsay Maple will be reading from her new book Not Your Basic Love Story on Sept. 20 at the Sardis Library. (Submitted)

Chilliwack author to read from her intercultural romcom novel at Sardis Library

Lindsay Maple reading from debut novel ‘(Not) Your Basic Love Story’

Chilliwack author Lindsay Maple will be reading from her new book Not Your Basic Love Story on Sept. 20 at the Sardis Library. (Submitted)
Chiliwack author Raymond Maher released his second historical fiction novel about the Fraser River gold rush, called The Second Five, on July 25, 2022. (Submitted by Raymond Maher)

Chilliwack author pens second novel about historical Fraser River gold rush

Book launch and several signing events coming up for Raymond Maher’s novel The Second Five

Chiliwack author Raymond Maher released his second historical fiction novel about the Fraser River gold rush, called The Second Five, on July 25, 2022. (Submitted by Raymond Maher)
The Philomusica Chorus is looking for more singers. (Submitted by Paula Quick)

Chilliwack’s Philomusica Chorus looking for new singing members

In-person singing is back after more than 2 and a half years for adult chorus

The Philomusica Chorus is looking for more singers. (Submitted by Paula Quick)
Film crew cars and helicopters were parked across from Harrison Resort Golf Course as part of the filming of “Hourglass” in the Harrison Lake area. (Adam Louis/Observer)

“Godzilla” series filming in Harrison Lake area

Series with working title “Hourglass” filming in various B.C. locales

Film crew cars and helicopters were parked across from Harrison Resort Golf Course as part of the filming of “Hourglass” in the Harrison Lake area. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Kyle Fowler performs in his 1986 Long EZ during the 2022 Chilliwack Flight Fest over the Chilliwack Airport on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Aerobatic pilots soar over Chilliwack at Flight Fest

Thousands came out to 28th annual free airshow at Chilliwack Airport

Kyle Fowler performs in his 1986 Long EZ during the 2022 Chilliwack Flight Fest over the Chilliwack Airport on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
People take part in the fourth annual Chilliwack Pride Festival in downtown Chilliwack on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Streets of Chilliwack packed as community celebrates being proud together at pride festival

Chilliwack Pride Festival about ‘freedom to love and to be loved,’ says organizer Teri Westerby

People take part in the fourth annual Chilliwack Pride Festival in downtown Chilliwack on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack’s Anya McRae will perform harp music from the renaissance in the musical drama ‘Portinari and the Black Monk’ with British/Canadian composer Roland Bryce at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Sept. 6, 2022. (Submitted)

Chilliwack harpist to perform in musical drama about 1538 dissolution of monasteries in England

Musician Anya McRae will join Canadian composer Roland Bryce at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Chilliwack’s Anya McRae will perform harp music from the renaissance in the musical drama ‘Portinari and the Black Monk’ with British/Canadian composer Roland Bryce at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Sept. 6, 2022. (Submitted)
The Reach Gallery Museum is seeking artist submissions for its next Fraser Valley Biennial, taking place from January to May. (Photo by The Reach)

The Reach in Abbotsford seeks artists for Fraser Valley Biennial

Show running from January to March features the theme ‘the body’

The Reach Gallery Museum is seeking artist submissions for its next Fraser Valley Biennial, taking place from January to May. (Photo by The Reach)
Folks take in the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Summery, sky-high sunflowers in Chilliwack

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival has 50 varieties of sunflowers in 12 acres of fields

Folks take in the Chilliwack Sunflower Festival on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Fraser Valley Symphony is seeking new musicians.

Fraser Valley Symphony seeks new musicians

Abbotsford-based group will celebrate its 39th season

The Fraser Valley Symphony is seeking new musicians.