Arts

There are 40 pieces of art that have been created and donated by Fraser Valley artists, including this piece by Marie Bellanger, that will be auctioned through the UFV Wildlife Protection Club. Proceeds go to the Fraser Valley Conservancy. (Marie Bellanger art)

UFV art auction to support local wildlife going live

UFV Wildlife Protection Club raising funds to support Fraser Valley Conservancy

 

The Chilliwack Cultural Centre has a bunch of art classes for the fall of 2022. (Chilliwack Cultural Centre)

Costume creating, Stó:lō drum making, painting pet portraits part of fall art classes in Chilliwack

Heaps of kids’ art classes are also coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre this fall

 

William Shakespeare’s First Folio, published in 1623, acquired by UBC Library. (UBC handout photo)

UBC Library gifted Shakespeare’s 1623 First Folio

The first folio, published in 1623, features 36 of 38 known Shakespeare plays

 

The Chilliwack Cultural Centre is looking for clothed and nude models for its Live Model Drawing Open Studio sessions. (Submitted)

Clothed, nude models needed for live model drawing sessions at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Variety of male and female models with different body shapes and ages wanted

The Chilliwack Cultural Centre is looking for clothed and nude models for its Live Model Drawing Open Studio sessions. (Submitted)
Luke Eddie Stripp, seen with with some of his paintings at his just-opened art gallery in Langley City in (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

From goaltender to successful artist; how B.C.’s Luke Eddie Stripp did it

An on-ice injury turned out to be life-changing

Luke Eddie Stripp, seen with with some of his paintings at his just-opened art gallery in Langley City in (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Doug Cox is one of three artists to perform in Harrison’s Off and Running Online concert series. Cox is featured in the first instalment of the three-video series, which will also feature Boyd Benjamin and Kevin Barr and Maria Dunn. (Black Press file photo)
Doug Cox is one of three artists to perform in Harrison’s Off and Running Online concert series. Cox is featured in the first instalment of the three-video series, which will also feature Boyd Benjamin and Kevin Barr and Maria Dunn. (Black Press file photo)
This year’s Monsoon Festival will still feature workshops but from the comfort of participants’ homes as the festival turns digital for 2020. (South Asian Arts Society)

Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts turns digital for fifth anniversary

The festival celebrates South Asian artists and performers

This year’s Monsoon Festival will still feature workshops but from the comfort of participants’ homes as the festival turns digital for 2020. (South Asian Arts Society)
Patti Turner hanging up some student art in the Ranger Station Gallery. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)

Ranger Station Art Gallery plans weekend reopening

Ava Christl display will be featured

Patti Turner hanging up some student art in the Ranger Station Gallery. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
Three concerts in two weeks at Bozzini’s Upstairs Lounge in Chilliwack

Three concerts in two weeks at Bozzini’s Upstairs Lounge in Chilliwack

Jon Brooks and Lynne Hanson are up first, followed by WiL and then Dan Bern for February concerts

  • Jan 22, 2020
Three concerts in two weeks at Bozzini’s Upstairs Lounge in Chilliwack
Through amazing displays of contortion, flexibility and control, The Peking Acrobats of China test the limits of human ability. (Submitted)

Peking Acrobats bring extraordinary exhibition of agility, athleticism and grace to Chilliwack

They will perform in beautiful costumes with dazzling special effects and live musicians

  • Jan 20, 2020
Through amazing displays of contortion, flexibility and control, The Peking Acrobats of China test the limits of human ability. (Submitted)
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People

Former dancer is now the artistic and executive director

  • Sep 11, 2018
Ballet Victoria’s Paul Destrooper Brings Dance to the People