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Theatre in the Country presents Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. (TIC/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Oscar Wilde, Kauffman and Hart, and adult acting classes all happening at Langley theatre

Theatre in the Country continues to showcase Zoom performances while now offering scene studies

Jeremy Pue of White Cloud Productions. (screenshot)

Aldergrove filmmaker hopes to capture local stories in 2021

Though Jeremy Pue did not receive a Storyhive grant, he is finding other avenues to make his film

Aldergrove Library (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove library hopes to reintroduce senior’s programming later in the year

Zoom gatherings including author talks, book clubs, and knitting groups are in the works

Aldergrove Library (Aldergrove Star files)
Lions Gate Chorus performing ‘Fight Song’ by Rachel Platten. (Screenshot)

WATCH: Lions Gate Choir battle negative news with ‘Fight Song’

Four-part a cappella chorus released Zoom recording of the song late last year

Lions Gate Chorus performing ‘Fight Song’ by Rachel Platten. (Screenshot)
Dallas Smith. (Aldergrove Star files)

Langley country music artist Dallas Smith to perform online concert

Smith will be joined by special guests for performance on sessionslive, January 30

Dallas Smith. (Aldergrove Star files)
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The Wong siblings, Gabrielle, 18, Catherine, 13, Dominic, 15, all received accolades at the fall edition of the KPU International Music Festival in October 2020. (Leo Wong/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley siblings win music awards

The Wong kids kept it all in the family at KPU’s International Music Festival.

The Wong siblings, Gabrielle, 18, Catherine, 13, Dominic, 15, all received accolades at the fall edition of the KPU International Music Festival in October 2020. (Leo Wong/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Alvin Brendan earned the Fort Langley Jazz Festival’s Rising Star Award for 2020. (Alvin Brendan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley festival looks for rising musical star for summer performance

Musicians within Metro Vancouver have until March 31 to apply for the Rising Star award

Alvin Brendan earned the Fort Langley Jazz Festival’s Rising Star Award for 2020. (Alvin Brendan/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
’Another Day’ by Rich Vigurs is part of the Langley Arts Council’s 2020 Photo Exhibition. (Rich Vigurs/Special to The Star)

Langley Arts Council asking people to look back and move forward with new exhibition

Artists, writers, actors, and dancers are all invited to submit to upcoming brick and mortar gallery

’Another Day’ by Rich Vigurs is part of the Langley Arts Council’s 2020 Photo Exhibition. (Rich Vigurs/Special to The Star)
Tips on finding the right wok. (Dorren Corbey photo)

ON COOKING: Chef Dez has tips to find the wok that works

The least expensive one may be the best option for most kitchens

  • Jan 5, 2021
Tips on finding the right wok. (Dorren Corbey photo)
Alan Cedargreen played Frau Schackenbacken in Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s December 2016 pantomime, “Beauty and the Beast,” at Surrey Arts Centre. (Black Press Media files)

Langley resident’s annual Christmas panto shared online amid pandemic

Ellie King presents classic version ‘Sleeping Beauty’ now until Jan. 16

Alan Cedargreen played Frau Schackenbacken in Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s December 2016 pantomime, “Beauty and the Beast,” at Surrey Arts Centre. (Black Press Media files)
Robin and Michele Girouard’s home in Aldergrove, 27079 24a Ave, is decked with lights. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Top three homes picked for Walt Levy Light-up Aldergrove contest

Lee and Corrie Corfe’s home at 26965 25A Ave earned first place this Christmas

Robin and Michele Girouard’s home in Aldergrove, 27079 24a Ave, is decked with lights. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
After much uncertainty if the event could go ahead, Christmas in Williams Park welcomed hundreds of guests for two weekends in December. (Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Organizer estimates 20,000 visited Williams Park this Christmas

Drive-thru light display was open to the public for two weekends only

After much uncertainty if the event could go ahead, Christmas in Williams Park welcomed hundreds of guests for two weekends in December. (Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Colbran, 11, handled the camera work for the Dancing for Dessert studio Christmas Dance Challenge. (Dancing for Desserts pohto/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Colbran, 11, handled the camera work for the Dancing for Dessert studio Christmas Dance Challenge. (Dancing for Desserts pohto/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Gord Maxwell and Laurie Thain, who perform together as Maxwell and Thain, have released a Christmas song. (Dee Lippingwell/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Enjoy a Christmas song by Maple Ridge teacher, performed by her dad

Though the song was written a few years ago, its reflective tone captures 2020

Gord Maxwell and Laurie Thain, who perform together as Maxwell and Thain, have released a Christmas song. (Dee Lippingwell/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Apollo Edmilao, in his uniform for the Royal Military College, spent Christmas as a young man, with family, including his sisters, Sarah and Teresa, at the family home in Langley. (Edmilao family/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Code Name: Big Red – Langley soldier helps Santa get around the globe safely

The annual NORAD Tracks Santa program features a soldier who grew up in Langley

Apollo Edmilao, in his uniform for the Royal Military College, spent Christmas as a young man, with family, including his sisters, Sarah and Teresa, at the family home in Langley. (Edmilao family/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Even with a dump of snow, Glow Gardens’ original dates are sold out so another week has been added. (Lisa Farquharson/Black Press Media)

Sold out for 2020, Langley’s Glow Gardens adds extra week in January

Limited tickets available for drive-thru light display at Darvonda Nurseries, Jan. 4 to 9

Even with a dump of snow, Glow Gardens’ original dates are sold out so another week has been added. (Lisa Farquharson/Black Press Media)
Robin and Michele Girouard’s home in Aldergrove, 27079 24a Ave, is decked with lights. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

CHRISTMAS LIGHT MAP: ‘We do it for the neighbours’

Nearly 10,000 lights cover Robin and Michele Girouard’s Aldergrove home

Robin and Michele Girouard’s home in Aldergrove, 27079 24a Ave, is decked with lights. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Margaret Cadwaladr lives in Langley and wrote a book about the two periods in her life when she worked at the Vancouver Woodward's Food Floor. (Margaret Cadwaladr)

Langley author on ‘the’ Santa to see, exotic global grub and $1.49 Day

Margaret Cadwaladr writes on her time working on the Woodward’s Food Floor

Margaret Cadwaladr lives in Langley and wrote a book about the two periods in her life when she worked at the Vancouver Woodward's Food Floor. (Margaret Cadwaladr)
Paul Luongo is the musical and artistic director of the Langley Ukulele Ensemble. (Langley Advance Times files)

Uke ensemble takes it virtual for the holidays

Langley kids group couldn’t perform traditional Christmas concert in person, so they’ve gone online

Paul Luongo is the musical and artistic director of the Langley Ukulele Ensemble. (Langley Advance Times files)