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Elton John, Billy Joel perform in Mission – sort of!

Elton John, Billy Joel perform in Mission – sort of!

Impersonator Ryan Langevin sang at the Clarke Theatre on Saturday night

  • Jan 27, 2020
Elton John, Billy Joel perform in Mission – sort of!
Violinist Gidon Kremer performs at Pacific Institution in Abbotsford on Jan. 29.

World-renowned violinist to perform at Abbotsford prison

Gidon Kremer’s concert on Jan. 29 is part of Looking at the Stars’ program

  • Jan 21, 2020
Violinist Gidon Kremer performs at Pacific Institution in Abbotsford on Jan. 29.
The Tea Party join Big Wreck, Headstones and Moist at a concert on June 27 at Abbotsford Centre. (Photo by Francesca Ludikar)

Four rock supergroups to play Abbotsford Centre this summer

Big Wreck, Headstones, Moist and The Tea Party perform on June 27

  • Jan 20, 2020
The Tea Party join Big Wreck, Headstones and Moist at a concert on June 27 at Abbotsford Centre. (Photo by Francesca Ludikar)
Colin James coming to Mission in March

Colin James coming to Mission in March

Colin James Blues Trio will perform at the Clarke Theatre on Friday, March 27

  • Jan 20, 2020
Colin James coming to Mission in March
‘In the Kitchen’ the theme of annual Mission art exhibition

‘In the Kitchen’ the theme of annual Mission art exhibition

The Peggy Staber Memorial art showcase is on now with more than 40 submissions

‘In the Kitchen’ the theme of annual Mission art exhibition
Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Langley actor Jacob Tremblay and his sister Erica released rehabilitated seal pups on a B.C. beach earlier this month. (Sarah Ellam/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The virtual reality escape room Escape the Lost Pyramid, taking place in the world of Assassin’s Creed Origins, is now offered in Abbotsford.

Take an escape from reality, virtually

Latest adventure in Abbotsford escape rooms uses virtual-reality technology

  • Dec 31, 2019
The virtual reality escape room Escape the Lost Pyramid, taking place in the world of Assassin’s Creed Origins, is now offered in Abbotsford.
Tyson Gibson has one of his designs laid out and ready to put together from his workspace in the Abbotsford home that he shares with his parents, older brother and younger sister. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford man scores touchdowns in the fashion world

Former footballer Tyson Gibson chases down a stylish career

Tyson Gibson has one of his designs laid out and ready to put together from his workspace in the Abbotsford home that he shares with his parents, older brother and younger sister. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Hip hop artist Saint Soldier of Abbotsford is among the artists featured in a new video and interview series from CIVL Radio at University of the Fraser Valley.

CIVL Radio releases Recording Project: 1 year, 20 artists, 10 videos

Project backed by $50,000 grant from Community Radio Fund of Canada

  • Dec 27, 2019
Hip hop artist Saint Soldier of Abbotsford is among the artists featured in a new video and interview series from CIVL Radio at University of the Fraser Valley.
The musical We Will Rock You – based on the music of Queen – comes to Abbotsford Centre on Saturday, Jan. 4.

We Will Rock You, featuring music of Queen, comes to Abbotsford

Show plays Abbotsford Centre on Saturday, Jan. 4 with ‘cautionary tale’ of cyber age

  • Dec 26, 2019
The musical We Will Rock You – based on the music of Queen – comes to Abbotsford Centre on Saturday, Jan. 4.
Jim Cuddy is coming to Mission

Jim Cuddy is coming to Mission

Cuddy will bring his Countrywide Soul Tour to the Clarke Theatre on Jan. 10

  • Dec 25, 2019
Jim Cuddy is coming to Mission
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Abbotsford business hit for $8,200 in debit-machine fraud

Police notice hike in thefts and swaps of point-of-sale machines

  • Dec 20, 2019
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Abbotsford-Mission pair take top student prize at Whistler Film Fest

Abbotsford-Mission pair take top student prize at Whistler Film Fest

Mitch Huttema and Martin Castro win with New Washing Machine

  • Dec 19, 2019
Abbotsford-Mission pair take top student prize at Whistler Film Fest
Annual Christmas panto returns to Mission stage

Annual Christmas panto returns to Mission stage

Opening Nite Theatre presents the Empress’s New Clothes

  • Dec 12, 2019
Annual Christmas panto returns to Mission stage
PHOTOS: FVAD presents The Nutcracker

PHOTOS: FVAD presents The Nutcracker

Mission’s Fraser Valley Academy of Dance continued a holiday tradition at the Clarke Theatre

  • Dec 10, 2019
PHOTOS: FVAD presents The Nutcracker
Christmas with Sinatra comes to Abbotsford on Dec. 17 and Mission on Dec. 18, featuring Dane Warren as Frank Sinatra. (Submitted photo)

Holiday tribute celebrates ‘Ol’ Blue Eyes’

Christmas with Sinatra in Abbotsford on Dec. 17 and Mission on Dec. 18

  • Dec 9, 2019
Christmas with Sinatra comes to Abbotsford on Dec. 17 and Mission on Dec. 18, featuring Dane Warren as Frank Sinatra. (Submitted photo)
Screenshot from Kimber86 Youtube video.

VIDEO: The Offspring performing, ‘Why Don’t You Get a Job?’ in Abbotsford

The Offspring played at Abbotsford Centre on Nov. 30 with Sum 41

Screenshot from Kimber86 Youtube video.
Mission students present a classic tale

Mission students present a classic tale

Pride and Prejudice takes place at Mission Secondary

  • Nov 28, 2019
Mission students present a classic tale
Fraser Valley Music Awards presented in 16 categories

Fraser Valley Music Awards presented in 16 categories

Mission performer Mackenzie Widdows among the winners

  • Nov 26, 2019
Fraser Valley Music Awards presented in 16 categories
The band Loans from Abbotsford and Mission performed during the Fraser Valley Music Awards last year in Mission. This year’s awards are being presented Nov. 21 in Chilliwack. (File photo)

Nominees announced for Fraser Valley Music Awards

CIVL Radio to present honours Thursday, Nov. 21 in Chilliwack

  • Nov 15, 2019
The band Loans from Abbotsford and Mission performed during the Fraser Valley Music Awards last year in Mission. This year’s awards are being presented Nov. 21 in Chilliwack. (File photo)