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Keely Knight of Langley is one of the dancers performing at the PNE this year. (PNE/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley dancer returns to PNE for unique 2020 format

Keely Knight dancing for people parading through the fair in their cars

Keely Knight of Langley is one of the dancers performing at the PNE this year. (PNE/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Rescue workers, top, and soldiers with investigators, bottom, work at the site of the explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Langley author releases Lebanon humour book one day before Beirut explosion

Dr. Ted Siverns published Laughing in Lebanon: Stories of Jiha & Friends

Rescue workers, top, and soldiers with investigators, bottom, work at the site of the explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
PHOTOS: Fort Langley Farmers Market season is in full swing

PHOTOS: Fort Langley Farmers Market season is in full swing

Vendors line St. Andrew’s chapel parking lot every Saturday with COVID-19 restrictions in place

PHOTOS: Fort Langley Farmers Market season is in full swing
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Langley indie-rocker Patrick McWilliams. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley indie-rocker responds to criticism on recent night out to Granville Street

Gone Sugar Die frontman Patrick McWilliams received backlash for “party bus” amid COVID-19 pandemic

Langley indie-rocker Patrick McWilliams. (Langley Advance Times files)
(Paz Fuels/Special to the Star)

Paz Fuels to celebrate 25th anniversary Saturday with free car washes

Families from Abbotsford and Aldergrove are invited to come and enjoy an…

  • Aug 21, 2020
(Paz Fuels/Special to the Star)
Lucas Yao and his mom, Cindy, sitting at the family’s grand piano. (Ronan O’Doherty/ THE NEWS)

Pitt Meadows piano prodigy memorizes Pi

Lucas Yao, 5, has memorized the mathematical constant to 500 places, and has played at Carnegie Hall

Lucas Yao and his mom, Cindy, sitting at the family’s grand piano. (Ronan O’Doherty/ THE NEWS)
Buffy Sainte-Marie will headline the third annual 2 Rivers Remix music festival. Normally held in Lytton, the festival has had to go virtual during coronavirus pandemic restrictions on large gatherings. (2RMX photo)

Buffy Sainte-Marie to headline virtual B.C. Indigenous music festival

2Rivers Remix fest, in its third year, goes virtual while drawing strong talent from across Canada

Buffy Sainte-Marie will headline the third annual 2 Rivers Remix music festival. Normally held in Lytton, the festival has had to go virtual during coronavirus pandemic restrictions on large gatherings. (2RMX photo)
Langley resident Andre Pienaar penned a Jesus Christ Superstar sequel. (Andre Pienaar/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley resident continues the story of Jesus Christ Superstar

Andre Pienaar penned his own sequel to the 1970s rock opera called Ascension

Langley resident Andre Pienaar penned a Jesus Christ Superstar sequel. (Andre Pienaar/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
ON COOKING: Chef Dez offers crash course on sauces

ON COOKING: Chef Dez offers crash course on sauces

Explore home-made sauces. They don’t have to be difficult.

  • Aug 18, 2020
ON COOKING: Chef Dez offers crash course on sauces
Prepared by an executive chef, LAPS’ “Gala-in-a-Box” is to include a three-course meal and wine pairing hand-delivered to doorsteps in Langley Aug. 26 (LAPS photo)

LAPS staff think ‘outside the box’ to provide this year’s Gala-in-a-Box

The animal welfare agency wants to see ‘Dreams Come True’ in Langley with $70,000 fundraising goal

Prepared by an executive chef, LAPS’ “Gala-in-a-Box” is to include a three-course meal and wine pairing hand-delivered to doorsteps in Langley Aug. 26 (LAPS photo)
Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

Lisa Beare Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Ministry staff photo
Indigenous artist Manuel Axel Strain asks who or what is deemed safe and visible in new exhibition
Indigenous artist Manuel Axel Strain asks who or what is deemed safe and visible in new exhibition
VIDEO: Langley jazz enthusiasts stroll around town Mardi Gras style

VIDEO: Langley jazz enthusiasts stroll around town Mardi Gras style

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival hold parade to kick off virtual concerts happening Sept. 4 and 5

VIDEO: Langley jazz enthusiasts stroll around town Mardi Gras style
Circus Kalabant�� bring a dazzling display of skill and physical agility to the 28th Annual Roots and Blues Festival, August 13-16. (Contributed)                                Circus Kalabanté bring a dazzling display of skill and physical agility to the 28th Annual Roots and Blues Festival, August 13-16. (Contributed)

Roots and Blues online festival live tonight on Black Press Media

Tune in to Black Press Media to watch the festival live Aug. 14, 15 and 16

Circus Kalabant�� bring a dazzling display of skill and physical agility to the 28th Annual Roots and Blues Festival, August 13-16. (Contributed)                                Circus Kalabanté bring a dazzling display of skill and physical agility to the 28th Annual Roots and Blues Festival, August 13-16. (Contributed)
(Red Door Events/Special to the Advance Times)

Summerset keeping ‘live music alive’ with weekly outdoor concerts at Fort Langley eatery

Sundays in August will see a ticketed audience of no more than 50 seated with social distance

(Red Door Events/Special to the Advance Times)
Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned

Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned

Author’s long-awaited “Midnight Sun” sold more than 1 million copies in its first week

Stephenie Meyer says more ‘Twilight’ books are planned
Irish Mythen closes the Roots and Blues Festival’s main stage down for the weekend with an hour long set of emotionally evocative songs on Sunday, Aug. 18. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Irish Mythen closes the Roots and Blues Festival’s main stage down for the weekend with an hour long set of emotionally evocative songs on Sunday, Aug. 18. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)
Noxious Obs Society from New Westminster Secondary had to cool down while playing a tune at the Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival’s final day last year. (Langley Advance Times files)

Mardi Gras parade being made in Fort Langley

The video will be shown at the Fort Langley ‘Virtual’ Jazz and Arts Festival in early September

Noxious Obs Society from New Westminster Secondary had to cool down while playing a tune at the Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival’s final day last year. (Langley Advance Times files)
Actor Antonio Banderas is photographed on the red carpet for the film “The Laundromat ” during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Monday, September 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Antonio Banderas says he’s tested positive for coronavirus

Acclaimed actor celebrating his 60th birthday in quarantine

Actor Antonio Banderas is photographed on the red carpet for the film “The Laundromat ” during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Monday, September 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Background performer Paula Spurr poses for a photograph in New Westminster, B.C., on Friday, August 7, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

COVID-19 could mean curtains for film and TV extras

Background performers worry they’re being replaced by mannequins on film and TV sets

Background performer Paula Spurr poses for a photograph in New Westminster, B.C., on Friday, August 7, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck