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Musashi Baillie, plays a younger Brian McKeever, who is a Canadian Paralympian cross-country skier. (Screenshot/Special to The News)

B.C. boy gets his big acting break with Super Bowl ad

‘It felt weird being on T.V. but I was excited,’ said the Grade 6 student

  • Mar 12, 2022
Musashi Baillie, plays a younger Brian McKeever, who is a Canadian Paralympian cross-country skier. (Screenshot/Special to The News)
Director Shawn Levy on left, and actor Ryan Reynolds are shown on the set of “The Adam Project” in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Netflix Doane Gregory
Director Shawn Levy on left, and actor Ryan Reynolds are shown on the set of “The Adam Project” in a handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Netflix Doane Gregory
Harrison Hot Springs country singer Todd Richard confirmed he has submitted a video concert for the Hell or High Water online fundraiser on Sunday, March 13. (File Photo)

Harrison country artist Todd Richard confirms Hell or High Water performance broadcasting Sunday

Richard has recovered from COVID pneumonia and provided video concert for flood, fire fundraiser

Harrison Hot Springs country singer Todd Richard confirmed he has submitted a video concert for the Hell or High Water online fundraiser on Sunday, March 13. (File Photo)
Inuk singer-songwriter Susan Aglukark, shown in a handout photo, will be feted with a humanitarian award at the Juno Awards this spring. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences says it’s honouring the Arviat, Nunavut-raised musician for her “long-standing dedication” to improving the lives of Indigenous youth in Northern Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Denise Grant

Inuk musician Susan Aglukark to receive humanitarian award at Junos

Aglukark’s charity supports Northern Inuit, First Nations and Métis youth

Inuk singer-songwriter Susan Aglukark, shown in a handout photo, will be feted with a humanitarian award at the Juno Awards this spring. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences says it’s honouring the Arviat, Nunavut-raised musician for her “long-standing dedication” to improving the lives of Indigenous youth in Northern Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Denise Grant
Peter Kent longtime movie stuntman for Arnold Schwarzenegger. (Submitted photo)

PODCAST: Peter Kent, Stunt double for Arnold Schwarzenegger

Qualicum Beach resident shares unique tale of his California dream

Peter Kent longtime movie stuntman for Arnold Schwarzenegger. (Submitted photo)
Bryan Adams is set to be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Bryan Adams plays during second intermission at the NHL 100 Classic, in Ottawa on Saturday, December 16, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Bryan Adams to be inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Iconic Canadian songwriter honoured with frequent collaborator and friend, Jim Vallance

Bryan Adams is set to be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Bryan Adams plays during second intermission at the NHL 100 Classic, in Ottawa on Saturday, December 16, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
People stand on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, Feb.11, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

US Supreme Court won’t review decision that freed Bill Cosby

The high court declined to review a June Pennsylvania decision that released Cosby from prison

People stand on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, Feb.11, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)
Pat Chessell is a singer/songwriter whose passion for Celtic music tinged with folk and western influences makes him one of B.C.’s prominent acts on the folk music scene. (Contributed Photo/Pat Chessell)
Pat Chessell is a singer/songwriter whose passion for Celtic music tinged with folk and western influences makes him one of B.C.’s prominent acts on the folk music scene. (Contributed Photo/Pat Chessell)
Percussionist Rod Thomas Squance (foreground) is seen here in concert with piano duo Elizabeth and Marchel Bergmann (background) as a six-handed musical marvel in “Percussiano,” set to be performed at Riverside Christian Reformed Church on March 10. (Contributed Photo/John Zuidhof)
Percussionist Rod Thomas Squance (foreground) is seen here in concert with piano duo Elizabeth and Marchel Bergmann (background) as a six-handed musical marvel in “Percussiano,” set to be performed at Riverside Christian Reformed Church on March 10. (Contributed Photo/John Zuidhof)
Conceptual artist Krista Kilvert (left) chats with Sylvie Roussel-Janssens during the opening reception for Kilvert’s installation ‘Day After Day After Day After Day’ at the Chilliwack Museum on Feb. 24. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack art installation replicates billowing mass of garbage from overconsumption

Krista Kilvert’s work a ‘dizzying’ reminder that folks can make positive change: Chilliwack Museum curator

Conceptual artist Krista Kilvert (left) chats with Sylvie Roussel-Janssens during the opening reception for Kilvert’s installation ‘Day After Day After Day After Day’ at the Chilliwack Museum on Feb. 24. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)
Rod Masters, who played the organist in the 1977 hockey movie “Slap Shot,” is shown on a video scoreboard as he plays during the second period of an NHL hockey game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, in Seattle. The Kraken announced recently that Masters will be the team’s new in-house organist. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

’Slap Shot’ organist finds new career with NHL’s expansion Seattle Kraken

40 years after cult hockey comedy film, Rod Masters still winces at “Lady of Spain”

Rod Masters, who played the organist in the 1977 hockey movie “Slap Shot,” is shown on a video scoreboard as he plays during the second period of an NHL hockey game between the Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks, Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, in Seattle. The Kraken announced recently that Masters will be the team’s new in-house organist. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Nanaimo’s Hermon Nizghi is one of the contestants in Season 10 of Big Brother Canada, premiering Wednesday, March 2, on Global TV. (Photo courtesy Corus Entertainment)

B.C. sending 4 houseguests in new season of Big Brother Canada

Nanaimo, Cranbrook, Vancouver and Surrey residents among 16 TV contestants vying for $100,000

Nanaimo’s Hermon Nizghi is one of the contestants in Season 10 of Big Brother Canada, premiering Wednesday, March 2, on Global TV. (Photo courtesy Corus Entertainment)
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2019 file photo, an Oscar statue appears at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)

What to stream: several Oscar picks among your March streaming options

A look at what’s coming up on the small screen this month

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2019 file photo, an Oscar statue appears at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
Charlotte Cardin arrives at the Gala Adisq awards ceremony in Montreal, Sunday, October 27, 2019.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Charlotte Cardin leads with six Juno nominations

Montreal pop singer-songwriter topped bigger names Justin Bieber and the Weeknd, each with five

Charlotte Cardin arrives at the Gala Adisq awards ceremony in Montreal, Sunday, October 27, 2019.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
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PHOTOS: Big Easy Funk Ensemble spices up Harrison’s music scene

Vancouver-based group wowed a full house at Memorial Hall

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Vancouver comic artist Jazz Groden-Gilchrist is coming to Agassiz Library on March 12 for a World of Words VIrtual Writer’s Workshop about dynamic comic pages and layouts. (Contributed Photo/Jazz Groden Gilchrist)

Vancouver comic artist hosts workshop in Agassiz

Jazz Groden-Gilchrist teaches how to bring comics to life

Vancouver comic artist Jazz Groden-Gilchrist is coming to Agassiz Library on March 12 for a World of Words VIrtual Writer’s Workshop about dynamic comic pages and layouts. (Contributed Photo/Jazz Groden Gilchrist)
Virgin Radio’s Nira Arora is the guest speaker at the 19th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards on March 10 in Abbotsford.

Nira Arora guest speaker at Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

Event on March 10 in Abbotsford honours recipients in 6 categories

Virgin Radio’s Nira Arora is the guest speaker at the 19th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards on March 10 in Abbotsford.
‘Where is My Daughter’ filmed in Agassiz on Wednesday, Feb. 23. (Adam Louis/Observer)

VIDEO: Agassiz to appear in upcoming TV movie

Little currently known about ‘Where is My Daughter’

‘Where is My Daughter’ filmed in Agassiz on Wednesday, Feb. 23. (Adam Louis/Observer)
‘Poppies By The Lake’ by Sharyn Olfert.

‘Power of Colour’ exhibition brightens Chilliwack Cultural Centre art gallery

Juried show by Fraser Valley Chapter of Federation of Canadian Artists on display until April

‘Poppies By The Lake’ by Sharyn Olfert.
“Star Wars” characters at Surrey's Hubcast studio for a segment to air during this week's Variety Show of Hearts telethon. (Submitted photo)
“Star Wars” characters at Surrey's Hubcast studio for a segment to air during this week's Variety Show of Hearts telethon. (Submitted photo)