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A production of “As You Like It,” starring Lindsey Angell and Nadeem Phillip, will play this summer’s Bard on the Beach fest in Vancouver. (submitted photo/David Cooper)

Beatles-inspired ‘As You Like It’ at Bard on the Beach summer fest in Vancouver

Tickets now on sale for four shows staged at Vanier Park from June to September

A production of “As You Like It,” starring Lindsey Angell and Nadeem Phillip, will play this summer’s Bard on the Beach fest in Vancouver. (submitted photo/David Cooper)
Agassiz metal musician takes home Juno win

Agassiz metal musician takes home Juno win

Band ANCIIENTS wins for best metal/hard music album

Agassiz metal musician takes home Juno win
Loretta Douglas, a featured artist at the Agassiz Monday Painters 57th Anniversary Art Show, holds up one of her favourite pieces, drawn from a wintery scene she captured in Harrison. (Nina Grossman/The Observer)

Local talent to be displayed at 57th Anniversary Art Show

Agassiz Monday Painters prepare for yearly event

Loretta Douglas, a featured artist at the Agassiz Monday Painters 57th Anniversary Art Show, holds up one of her favourite pieces, drawn from a wintery scene she captured in Harrison. (Nina Grossman/The Observer)
Moonlighting as magician, Surrey nurse raises funds for hospital ICU

Moonlighting as magician, Surrey nurse raises funds for hospital ICU

Hospitalized as a girl, Pauline Kong aims to give back with ‘FATE 2’ benefit show

Moonlighting as magician, Surrey nurse raises funds for hospital ICU
Vancouver graphic novelist to teach Agassiz Writer’s Workshop

Vancouver graphic novelist to teach Agassiz Writer’s Workshop

Sean Karemaker advocates art for authentic self-expression, not perfection

Vancouver graphic novelist to teach Agassiz Writer’s Workshop
Rosalee Ramer’s “Wild Flower” flies through the air during a Monster Jam event. (Photo: Feld Entertainment)

Young female Monster Jam driver inspires young girls in crowd

Rosalee Ramer, 20, met girls with Big Sisters organization in Vancouver on Friday

Rosalee Ramer’s “Wild Flower” flies through the air during a Monster Jam event. (Photo: Feld Entertainment)
Musician Gord Bamford will headline this summer’s Gone Country benefit concert in Cloverdale. (Photo: Twitter.com/GordBamford)

Gone Country: Gord Bamford, Washboard Union play Surrey benefit concert this summer

Annual party in Cloverdale raises funds for cancer-related causes

Musician Gord Bamford will headline this summer’s Gone Country benefit concert in Cloverdale. (Photo: Twitter.com/GordBamford)
SimPhoney Improv is bringing fast-paced, unpredictable fun to Agassiz Feb. 16 with a show supporting Agassiz Youth Outreach. (Facebook/Simphoney Improv)

Fast-paced, improvised fun coming to Agassiz

Improv performance supporting Agassiz Youth Outreach

SimPhoney Improv is bringing fast-paced, unpredictable fun to Agassiz Feb. 16 with a show supporting Agassiz Youth Outreach. (Facebook/Simphoney Improv)
Richard Wood (left) and Gordon Belsher are bringing some East Coast charm to the Harrison Memorial Hall.  Submitted

Harrison treated to Maritime tunes

Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher bringing east coast music to Memorial Hall

Richard Wood (left) and Gordon Belsher are bringing some East Coast charm to the Harrison Memorial Hall.  Submitted
The cover of Steve Newton’s new “Gord Downie” book.

Photo-packed ‘Gord Downie’ book authored by North Delta-based music journalist

Steve Newton interviewed the beloved Hip singer five times, first in 1989

The cover of Steve Newton’s new “Gord Downie” book.
Seabird Island author’s book, ‘Heart Berries’ receiving international acclaim

Seabird Island author’s book, ‘Heart Berries’ receiving international acclaim

Terese Mailhot’s powerful, poetic memoir tells story of suffering and survival

Seabird Island author’s book, ‘Heart Berries’ receiving international acclaim
Lights, camera, action! Fake snow, fire arms and stunt driving turn Pioneer Park into a movie set. Is that Jeff Bridges over there? (Nina Grossman/The Observer)

GALLERY: Acting in Agassiz

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ filming turns Pioneer Avenue into 1950s movie set

Lights, camera, action! Fake snow, fire arms and stunt driving turn Pioneer Park into a movie set. Is that Jeff Bridges over there? (Nina Grossman/The Observer)
VIDEO: Believe it or not, Ripley’s exhibit brings oddities to Science World until April
VIDEO: Believe it or not, Ripley’s exhibit brings oddities to Science World until April
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VIDEO: Dallas Smith surpasses Shania Twain in most No. 1 singles from same album

The Langley country singer is celebrating his fifth career No. 1 with hit ‘Sleepin’ Around’

  • Jan 22, 2018
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The Lonesome Ace Stringband is bringing Appalachian folk songs and fiddle/banjo tunes to Harrison Jan. 27.

Lonesome Ace Stringband performs in Harrison

The Harrison Festival Society is ready to bring another year of fantastic…

  • Jan 13, 2018
The Lonesome Ace Stringband is bringing Appalachian folk songs and fiddle/banjo tunes to Harrison Jan. 27.
Mini Pop Kids in a promo photo.

UPDATE: Mini Pop Kids cancel concert date in Surrey

Victoria and Kelowna the other two B.C. stops for ‘high-energy, interactive’ touring show

Mini Pop Kids in a promo photo.
Members of the band Theory of a Deadman in a promo photo. Pictured from left to right are Tyler Connolly, David Brenner, Joey Dandeneau and Dean Back.

‘Rx (Medicate)’ the biggest song of Theory of a Deadman’s 16-year career, North Delta bassist raves

Rock quartet left its ‘comfort zone’ for new Wake Up Call album, recorded in London

Members of the band Theory of a Deadman in a promo photo. Pictured from left to right are Tyler Connolly, David Brenner, Joey Dandeneau and Dean Back.
A dragon lights the sky as part of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the PNE. (submitted photo)

Chinese Lantern Festival glows at PNE starting Friday

Event billed as the largest festival of its kind in Canada

A dragon lights the sky as part of the Vancouver Chinese Lantern Festival at the PNE. (submitted photo)
Fifty years of Agassiz carols

Fifty years of Agassiz carols

Church choirs, school choirs and community members to sing at 50th Carol Festival

Fifty years of Agassiz carols
Chilliwack-based magician Matt Johnson brings his “Nothing Up My Sleeves” show to Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall this Friday night (Dec. 1).

Chilliwack magician’s signature water-tank escape can’t be performed at Surrey theatre

City hall venue managers concerned about weight of tank and ‘water that could leak on the stage’

Chilliwack-based magician Matt Johnson brings his “Nothing Up My Sleeves” show to Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall this Friday night (Dec. 1).