Tanmay Ahluwalia

Langley Ukulele Ensemble presents its spring production, “Music Through The Nations” on Friday, June 17, at Fort Langley Community Hall. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Local ukulele ensemble brings music from around world to Langley

17 members of the senior ensemble will perform as part of the Fort Langley show

Langley Ukulele Ensemble presents its spring production, “Music Through The Nations” on Friday, June 17, at Fort Langley Community Hall. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Cmolik Foudnation’s founder C. Russell Cmolik (right) congratulated Semir Hisac during a recent in-person award ceremony. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley student one step closer to getting into medical school

Semir Hasic awarded $40,000 scholarship for his post-secondary studies

Cmolik Foudnation’s founder C. Russell Cmolik (right) congratulated Semir Hisac during a recent in-person award ceremony. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Alicia Parkes is one of the vendors at the farmers market selling flowers, plants and seeds. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: More vendors,workshops at Langley farmers market

Event runs 14-weeks this year

Alicia Parkes is one of the vendors at the farmers market selling flowers, plants and seeds. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Catch Me If You Can, a musical, runs for three weeks, from June 2 to 19, at Theatre In The Country, located at 5708 Glover Rd. in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley man, who joined theatre to fight anxiety, bags dream role

Theatre in the Country’s June musical is based on a true story

Catch Me If You Can, a musical, runs for three weeks, from June 2 to 19, at Theatre In The Country, located at 5708 Glover Rd. in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Multiple family-friendly activities, including pony rides and facepainting, are incorporated into the 2022 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup. And the existing playground and the returning food trucks are also family favourites at tbird’s many horse events throughout the spring and summer months. (Langley Advance Times files)

Longines FEI Nations Cup is fun for the family

Jumping competition at Langley show park also features live music, beer garden, pony rides, and more

Multiple family-friendly activities, including pony rides and facepainting, are incorporated into the 2022 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup. And the existing playground and the returning food trucks are also family favourites at tbird’s many horse events throughout the spring and summer months. (Langley Advance Times files)
Guests at the JustWorld event can donate a lump sum or pledge anywhere from $10 to $100 on each successful jump. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Special jumping event gives to kids in Guatemala, Cambodia

JustWorld: a charity close to the hearts of Thunderbird Show Park team

Guests at the JustWorld event can donate a lump sum or pledge anywhere from $10 to $100 on each successful jump. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Mike Patterson (centre left) and Michael Hodgson (centre right) worked with KPU brewing instructors such as Emily Kokonas (left) and Jon Howe (right) before graduating and working in the industry. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley brewing students bring home bronze medal

Beer developed by two KPU students among the 16,000 entries from across Canada

Mike Patterson (centre left) and Michael Hodgson (centre right) worked with KPU brewing instructors such as Emily Kokonas (left) and Jon Howe (right) before graduating and working in the industry. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup being held in Langley next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley welcomes world’s best skateboarders

Indigenous-hosted pro skateboarding event coming to region for the first time

Skateboarder James Clarke will be participating in the Generations Skateboard Society’s first 7 Generations Cup being held in Langley next month. (Ryan Clark/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove resident Darryl Busink released his debut novel, A Very Important Trip. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley dad’s first book has kids setting sail with the family cat

Ideas planted in his mind in childhood form foundation for children’s book

Walnut Grove resident Darryl Busink released his debut novel, A Very Important Trip. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Adam Harris and Mellisha Fehr of Slow Bottle Sunday. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Home Show returns with large first-day crowds

More than 100 vendors participating in a three-day event at George Preston Rec Centre

Adam Harris and Mellisha Fehr of Slow Bottle Sunday. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Orpheus Male Choir returns with a three concert series – the first performance to take place at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Langley this coming Sunday, May 29, at 2:30 p.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Orpheus Male Choir rises again after two-year COVID hiatus

Spring concert has shows in three different communities – including Langley this Sunday

Orpheus Male Choir returns with a three concert series – the first performance to take place at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Langley this coming Sunday, May 29, at 2:30 p.m. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bikers enjoyed hotdogs and drinks before hitting the road. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Fraser Valley bikers cover 100 miles spreading awareness about child abuse

It was the first chance in more than two years to participate in the annual ride

Bikers enjoyed hotdogs and drinks before hitting the road. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Dykeman enjoyed a ride on a merry-go-round with students of West Langley Elementary. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley MLA joins kids on merry-go-round

Megan Dykeman visits two of four new local school playgrounds, noting one more still in the works

Dykeman enjoyed a ride on a merry-go-round with students of West Langley Elementary. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Michael Gabriel at the filming of an Indigenous-fusion jazz concert that was streamed in September 2021 as part of the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s annual cultural festival to feature a wide variety of artists this year

Organizers say, it is the most extensive lineup ever announced

Michael Gabriel at the filming of an Indigenous-fusion jazz concert that was streamed in September 2021 as part of the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival. (Langley Advance Times files)
Beers, music, snacks, games and more awaited visitors to the fifth annual Brewhalla Beer and Music Festival. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

About 3,200 attend the annual Fort Langley beer festival

More than 25 breweries and artists featured

Beers, music, snacks, games and more awaited visitors to the fifth annual Brewhalla Beer and Music Festival. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
MLA Megan Dykeman announced funding of more than $100,000 for Langley’s live music sector. (Langley Advance Times files)

Five Langley music groups share chunk of provincial funding

While one art sector receives $100,000, local thespian Ellie King wonders where money is for theatre

MLA Megan Dykeman announced funding of more than $100,000 for Langley’s live music sector. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley's own Jakob Oreskovic will be playing for the Vancouver Giants. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

It’s lucky 13 for the Langley-based Giants in the WHL Prospects Draft

A dozen male players and one female player added to the organization

Langley's own Jakob Oreskovic will be playing for the Vancouver Giants. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Phyllis Atkins is the program coordinator at stɑl̓əw̓ Arts and Cultural Society. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Indigenous groups across country and from states expected to attend Langley pow wow

The ceremony will be held on Kwantlen First Nations land

Phyllis Atkins is the program coordinator at stɑl̓əw̓ Arts and Cultural Society. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Palomars, a three-piece rockabilly band, is led by Langley’s Tom Hammel. They will be performing at Fort Langley Community Hall on Friday, April 22. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Local musicians to rock ‘n’ roll with audience next Friday

Langley’s Creative Compass Society organizes concert and other music happenings

The Palomars, a three-piece rockabilly band, is led by Langley’s Tom Hammel. They will be performing at Fort Langley Community Hall on Friday, April 22. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Snaps from 2017 Fort Langley May Day Parade. (Langley Advance Times files)
Snaps from 2017 Fort Langley May Day Parade. (Langley Advance Times files)