Arts in brief

Julie Bourne's Raku pottery will be among the work for sale on Dec. 10-11 during her annual sale.

Julie Bourne's Raku pottery will be among the work for sale on Dec. 10-11 during her annual sale.

KUC Christmas

Kwantlen Polytechnic University presents A Classic Gospel Christmas in Vancouver and Richmond.

Kwantlen University Chorus, known for its outstanding sell-out concerts, is comprised of both registered music students and community members and will provide the classic element of the concert, highlighting the musical origins of gospel Christmas favourites. They will be complemented by the renowned Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir. Audiences will find themselves immersed in the Christmas spirit as they witness the combination of high energy, contemporary gospel and the traditional, reflective stylings of the University choir. A Classic Gospel Christmas Choir performance takes place on Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard St. and on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. at Fraserview Church 11295 Mellis Drive, Richmond.

Tickets are: $25 for adults; $20 students/seniors and $10 for children under 12 years. Tickets available at or email

Pioneer Christmas

Langley Centennial Museum presents a Pioneer Christmas on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 9135 King St.

The family friendly celebration will include:

• gingerbread cookie decorating

• pioneer and traditional crafts

• a children’s colouring contest

• a reading of ’Twas the Night Before Christmas

• pioneer toys

• a visit and photo with jolly old St. Nick

• a surprise gift for each child

Call 604-532-3536 or email for more information. Family of four admitted for $5.

Christmas Chorus

Langley Community Chorus, now under the direction of Anita Comba, presents “So This Is Christmas,” on Dec. 4. An evening concert will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26 at Willoughby Christian Reformed Church, 20525 72 Ave. and an afternoon matinee, beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4 at Sharon United Church, 21562 Old Yale Rd. Tickets are $15/adult and $10/student. Under six admitted free.Tickets will be available from chorus members and at the door 30 minutes before concerts. For more information and to order tickets, go to

Lights? Fantastic!

Decking the Halls? The roof? The front porch, the lawn, the windows and every other square inch of property you own?

If you’re planning a spectacular holiday display of lights this year, let us know — and we’ll let everybody else know.

Email your address, a few details about your display and the dates/hours it will be alight, to by the end of November.  You can also drop the information off in person at 20258 Fraser Hwy. No phone calls, please. We’ll begin publishing the information in early December.

It’s Elemental

Earth Formed Water Rendered — An exhibition of art by members of the Fraser Valley Watercolour Society and the the Fraser Valley Potters Guild, will be on display at Langley Centennial Museum until Dec. 20. The museum is at 9135 King St. in Fort Langley. Call 604-532-3536 or go to for more information.

Band Together

Langley Concert Band meets Monday nights from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at  R.E. Mountain Secondary School For more info, check out or email

Bourne to Sculpt

On Dec. 10 and 11 sculptor Julie Bourne will host her annual art show and sale at 4300 200 St.

The sale will feature a wide variety of raku sculpture, lamp work and bead jewelry. Throughout the day, Bourne will give bead making demos. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each weekend. Call 604-534-6994 for more information.