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It took almost three years, but the Mann family’s 1971 Mercedes is running and will be at Langley Good Times Cruise-In on Sept. 10. Harnek Mann, who spent the past few years rebuilding the engine in the otherwise original collector car, was the first to register for this year’s charity show. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Father and son debut car at Langley Good Times Cruise-In

Aldergrove family the first to register for this year’s charity car show being held Sept. 10

Hosted by the four Rotary Clubs in Langley, the third annual RibFest is expected to attract more than 35,000 people this year. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley RibFest to be close to 100% sustainable this year

Kids’ zone to offer Nintendo gaming experience, for the first time

The annual Arts Alive event is entering its 27th year and will take place Aug. 20. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Attendees can expect shorter line ups in the heat at 2022 Arts Alive

27th annual festival could attract more than 30,000 people

The annual Arts Alive event is entering its 27th year and will take place Aug. 20. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Travis Thuro said COVID-19 has opened the flood gates when it comes to his songwriting, providing fodder for his music – some of which he will be performing at an Aldergrove concert Thursday. (Special to The Star)

‘Chaos’ of last two years proved creative

Travis Thuro will play many recent compositions at Aug. 11 Aldergrove concert

  • Aug 4, 2022
Travis Thuro said COVID-19 has opened the flood gates when it comes to his songwriting, providing fodder for his music – some of which he will be performing at an Aldergrove concert Thursday. (Special to The Star)
Barbara Sharp was one of the artists at a live painting event in Langley City’s Sendall Gardens. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Visitors catch local artists in action at Sendall Gardens

Langley City and Langley Arts Council organize Art in the Park event

Barbara Sharp was one of the artists at a live painting event in Langley City’s Sendall Gardens. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Luke Vandervert performs as The Arctic. He will be part of a concert on Thursday, Aug. 11 at AV Centre, Aldergrove Vineyard Church. (Special to The Star)

3 gospel musicians showcased in Aug. 11 concert at Vineyard church

Aldergrove event offers chance for live entertainment once again

  • Aug 3, 2022
Luke Vandervert performs as The Arctic. He will be part of a concert on Thursday, Aug. 11 at AV Centre, Aldergrove Vineyard Church. (Special to The Star)
Antoinette Liebelt, a.k.a Nette performed at McBurney Plaza on Saturday, July 30. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Antoinette Liebelt, a.k.a Nette performed at McBurney Plaza on Saturday, July 30. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Moontock of Surrey is the recipient of the Dakota Leslie Memorial Fan Vote in the 2022 Fraser Valley Music Awards.

Winners of 2022 Fraser Valley Music Awards announced in 16 categories

Musicians honoured from across Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley

Moontock of Surrey is the recipient of the Dakota Leslie Memorial Fan Vote in the 2022 Fraser Valley Music Awards.
Canadian country singer Jojo Mason performed at the Gone Country fundraising concert Saturday, July 23 in Cloverdale. (Photo: Kari Simpson)

PHOTOS: Gone Country benefit concert raises record $842,000 in Cloverdale

The Washboard Union capped a day of country bands at event, paused by pandemic since 2019

  • Jul 31, 2022
Canadian country singer Jojo Mason performed at the Gone Country fundraising concert Saturday, July 23 in Cloverdale. (Photo: Kari Simpson)
Alexis Lynn won the CIVL 101.7 FM’s Fraser Valley Music Awards in the pop category. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley artists’ song on mental health recently awarded

She won in the pop category in the Fraser Valley Music Awards

Alexis Lynn won the CIVL 101.7 FM’s Fraser Valley Music Awards in the pop category. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
This is the third column in a three-part series on kitchen knives. (Black Press Media files)

ON COOKING: Chef Dez on using a chef’s knife

Here’s part 3 of his series on selecting knives, cutting boards, and cutting safety

  • Jul 30, 2022
This is the third column in a three-part series on kitchen knives. (Black Press Media files)
Emmett Fisher, eight, tried out a 120-year-old rope-making machine with the aid of B.C. Farm Museum volunteers Syd Pickerell (left) and Harry Van Genderen (right) at the Langley City Timms Community Centre in 2019. Hands-on activities such as this are back on at the museum for B.C. Day 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)

Hands-on heritage activities a way to celebrate B.C. Day

BC Farm Museum open for provincial holiday Monday, Aug. 1

Emmett Fisher, eight, tried out a 120-year-old rope-making machine with the aid of B.C. Farm Museum volunteers Syd Pickerell (left) and Harry Van Genderen (right) at the Langley City Timms Community Centre in 2019. Hands-on activities such as this are back on at the museum for B.C. Day 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)
Whiskey Blind is a Langley-based band. Their new song ‘She means the most to me’ is inspired by a true story. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley country band experiments with love songs

Whiskey Blind releases single with meaning to songwriter and band frontman Benjamin Aaron Ferguson

Whiskey Blind is a Langley-based band. Their new song ‘She means the most to me’ is inspired by a true story. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A re-enactment of the arrival of the fur brigades during a previous Brigade Days in Fort Langley. The event was postponed due to COVID but has resumed for 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)

Canoe arrival re-enacted in Fort Langley on holiday Monday

Brigade Days are back on this year at the Fort Langley National Historic Site

A re-enactment of the arrival of the fur brigades during a previous Brigade Days in Fort Langley. The event was postponed due to COVID but has resumed for 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)
Robyn Froese is a Canadian singer songwriter based in Vancouver. Her band performed at McBurney Plaza on Saturday, July 23. The event was part of DLBA’s summer series offering live music. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Hundreds join for a live concert at McBurney

Two more to come as part of the summer series

Robyn Froese is a Canadian singer songwriter based in Vancouver. Her band performed at McBurney Plaza on Saturday, July 23. The event was part of DLBA’s summer series offering live music. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
‘The biggest ever’ 2022 Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival kicked off with annual Mardi Gras Strolling Parade. The two-day event is featuring 60 concerts, more than 300 performers, and dozens of family friendly activities. The even runs Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 in Fort Langley. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

It is all about jazz and arts for two days in Fort Langley

60 concerts in two days – its music and wherever you go

‘The biggest ever’ 2022 Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival kicked off with annual Mardi Gras Strolling Parade. The two-day event is featuring 60 concerts, more than 300 performers, and dozens of family friendly activities. The even runs Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 in Fort Langley. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Wood cutting board are the best option for the kitchen. (Files)

ON COOKING: Chef Dez says wood cutting board are safest option

Glass cutting board dulls even the best knives quickly and plastic can be hard to sanitize, he warns

  • Jul 23, 2022
Wood cutting board are the best option for the kitchen. (Files)
Paneet Singh is one of the playwrights of <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Ancient Punjabi folk tale to be presented on stage in Langley

Live theatre is part of an annual South Asian Monsoon festival

Paneet Singh is one of the playwrights of <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Arkie Kandola plays the role of Hans, the narrator at 2022 Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts’s theatre production, <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Ancient Punjabi folk tale to be presented on stage in Langley

Live theatre is part of an annual South Asian Monsoon festival

Arkie Kandola plays the role of Hans, the narrator at 2022 Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts’s theatre production, <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)