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Alder Grove Heritage Society Telephone Museum and Community Archives. (Aldergrove Star files)

‘It’s a one-way walk through Aldergrove history’

Community Heritage Day will have historic artifacts, newspapers, and more on Saturday, Sept. 19

Alder Grove Heritage Society Telephone Museum and Community Archives. (Aldergrove Star files)
Former MasterChef contestant and home cook Tammy Wood is seen here competing on Wall of Chefs for Food Network Canada. The episode featuring the Agassiz chef will air on Tuesday, September 15, at 7 p.m. PST. (Contributed Photo/Sossy Outdoors)

Agassiz chef set to compete on ‘Wall of Chefs’

Tammy Wood is a former MasterChef Canada contestant

Former MasterChef contestant and home cook Tammy Wood is seen here competing on Wall of Chefs for Food Network Canada. The episode featuring the Agassiz chef will air on Tuesday, September 15, at 7 p.m. PST. (Contributed Photo/Sossy Outdoors)
A scene from Season 9 of the hit Discovery channel reality show Highway Thru Hell. (Highway Thru Hell photo)

New season of Highway Thru Hell kicks off with snowstorm on Coquihalla

Show filmed on Hope area highways is top favourite among Discovery channel viewers

A scene from Season 9 of the hit Discovery channel reality show Highway Thru Hell. (Highway Thru Hell photo)
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Langley Arts Council to offer virtual artisan market Sept. 19th to Oct. 19

Langley Arts Council to offer virtual artisan market Sept. 19th to Oct. 19

Ceramics, artwork, jewelry, clothing, and more will be up for sale amid other online galleries

Langley Arts Council to offer virtual artisan market Sept. 19th to Oct. 19
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival streamed several live, ticketed performances from Chief Sepass Theatre throughout the Labour Day long weekend. (Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival/Special to the Star)

Artists and audiences praise technical aspects of virtual Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival

Organizers estimate 7,500 to 12,500 people watched the festival online over Labour Day long weekend

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival streamed several live, ticketed performances from Chief Sepass Theatre throughout the Labour Day long weekend. (Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival/Special to the Star)
Signage appears as guests attend day one of the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Toronto. With COVID-19 rattling the entire circuit, resulting in a trimmed Toronto International Film Festival slate that’s mostly online, the industry is looking for new ways to gain momentum for projects that in many cases have been finished remotely during the pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Chris Pizzello, Invision

Filmmakers relying on virtual world to build buzz at Toronto film festival

TIFF’s 45th edition runs Sept. 10-19 with a mix of digital and socially distanced physical screenings

Signage appears as guests attend day one of the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Toronto. With COVID-19 rattling the entire circuit, resulting in a trimmed Toronto International Film Festival slate that’s mostly online, the industry is looking for new ways to gain momentum for projects that in many cases have been finished remotely during the pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Chris Pizzello, Invision

VIDEO: Langley duo release decluttering song

Gord Maxwell and Laurie Thain put out new ditty in time for Labour Day weekend cleaning fest

This image released by JEOPARDY! shows Ken Jennings, a 74-time champion the the set of the popular quiz show. Jennings will serve as a consulting producer on season 37, which premieres on Sept. 14. (JEOPARDY! via AP)

‘Jeopardy!’ returns with new setup and new role for Jennings

He’ll appear on-air with his own video categories, develop projects and act as a public ambassador for the show

This image released by JEOPARDY! shows Ken Jennings, a 74-time champion the the set of the popular quiz show. Jennings will serve as a consulting producer on season 37, which premieres on Sept. 14. (JEOPARDY! via AP)
This image released by Disney shows Yifei Liu in the title role of “Mulan.” (Jasin Boland/Disney via AP)

REVIEW: Live-action ‘Mulan’ is gorgeous but short on magic

There is more good than bad in ‘Mulan,’ says one reviewer

This image released by Disney shows Yifei Liu in the title role of “Mulan.” (Jasin Boland/Disney via AP)
Theatre in the Country will open for limited live theatre with social distance rules in place. (Reg Parks/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley theatre presents The Last Five Years; its first live show in six months

Two-person production runs at Theatre in the Country from Sept. 10 to 26

Theatre in the Country will open for limited live theatre with social distance rules in place. (Reg Parks/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2020, file photo, Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leave Canada House in London. Six months after detangling their work lives from the British royal family, the couple have signed a multiyear deal with Netflix. According to a statement Wednesday, they plan to produce nature series, documentaries and children’s programming through a new production company. The two recently relocated to Santa Barbara, California, with baby Archie. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

Prince Harry and Meghan sign production deal with Netflix

Prince Harry and Meghan have signed a deal to produce nature series, documentaries and children’s programming

FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2020, file photo, Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leave Canada House in London. Six months after detangling their work lives from the British royal family, the couple have signed a multiyear deal with Netflix. According to a statement Wednesday, they plan to produce nature series, documentaries and children’s programming through a new production company. The two recently relocated to Santa Barbara, California, with baby Archie. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
Tony Mayo, in his Abbotsford studio, puts the finishing touches on his painting “Banded Ground Cuckoo,” which is currently on an international tour. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford artist’s work included at West Fine Art Show

Tony Mayo takes part in exhibit Sept. 18 to 20 in Langley

Tony Mayo, in his Abbotsford studio, puts the finishing touches on his painting “Banded Ground Cuckoo,” which is currently on an international tour. (Submitted photo)
Aldergrove Fair is promoting BC Fair’s Buy BC colouring contest. (Buy BC/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

The Aldergrove Fair joins province-wide colouring contest to support Buy BC

Contests aims to educate children on the importance of agriculture and buying local products

Aldergrove Fair is promoting BC Fair’s Buy BC colouring contest. (Buy BC/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Email your cooking questions to Chef Dez at dez@chefdez.com.

ON COOKING – Umami: The fifth taste

Chef Dez explains encourages people to stop and savour their meal with all their senses heightened

  • Aug 31, 2020
Email your cooking questions to Chef Dez at dez@chefdez.com.
Established in 2016, the Rose Gellert String Quartet is ensemble in residence at LCMS, and has given performances as part of LCMS’ concert series as well as throughout the Fraser Valley. Founding members Will Chen and Llowyn Ball (violin), Peter Ing (viola), and Ben Goheen (cello) are all active musicians, teachers, and music coaches throughout Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. (LCMS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Small, live music performances return to Langley’s Rose Gellert Hall

In honour of Beethoven’s 250th birth year, the quartet is presenting his music throughout the year

Established in 2016, the Rose Gellert String Quartet is ensemble in residence at LCMS, and has given performances as part of LCMS’ concert series as well as throughout the Fraser Valley. Founding members Will Chen and Llowyn Ball (violin), Peter Ing (viola), and Ben Goheen (cello) are all active musicians, teachers, and music coaches throughout Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. (LCMS/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Allen Yang, Bronsen Rasmusse, Nick Svab of Fear the Wolves. (Fear the Wolves/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Alternative rock band drops music video for latest single, ‘Get Down’

Allen Yang, Bronsen Rasmussen, and Langley resident Nick Svab make up the hard rock trio

Allen Yang, Bronsen Rasmusse, Nick Svab of Fear the Wolves. (Fear the Wolves/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Andre Gress, a lifelong Aldergrove resident, published his first book Boone and Jacque: Saddleton’s Secret. (Andre Gress/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove author takes inspiration from small town life to craft debut novel

Local writer Andre Gress published adventure novel Boone and Jacque: Saddleton’s Secret

Andre Gress, a lifelong Aldergrove resident, published his first book Boone and Jacque: Saddleton’s Secret. (Andre Gress/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Dallas Smith releases latest album Timeless. (Dallas Smith Music/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley country artist Dallas Smith releases fourth album, Timeless

Along with the title track, album includes hit singles ‘Drop,’ ‘The Fall,’ and ‘Like a Man’

Dallas Smith releases latest album Timeless. (Dallas Smith Music/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer talks during a news conference in Los Angeles. Feuer’s office filed misdemeanor charges against TikTok celebrities Bryce Hall and Blake Gray after they hosted recent parties in the Hollywood Hills despite the city’s ban on large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, authorities said Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. Feuer said he is not aware of any COVID-19 cases that have been linked to their parties. (AP Photo/Christopher Weber, File)

TikTok celebrities criminally charged after LA house parties

Bryce Hall and Blake Gray are facing criminal charges

FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer talks during a news conference in Los Angeles. Feuer’s office filed misdemeanor charges against TikTok celebrities Bryce Hall and Blake Gray after they hosted recent parties in the Hollywood Hills despite the city’s ban on large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, authorities said Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. Feuer said he is not aware of any COVID-19 cases that have been linked to their parties. (AP Photo/Christopher Weber, File)
RazzMaJazz Jazz Ensemble kicks off festival with Mardi Gras performance. (Anita van Weerden/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

‘We want you to be part of the community from your living room’

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival goes virtual, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4 and 5, with 17 acts

RazzMaJazz Jazz Ensemble kicks off festival with Mardi Gras performance. (Anita van Weerden/Special to the Langley Advance Times)