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President of the West Coast Fine Arts Show Brian Croft at the last exhibition in September. (Aldergrove Star files)

West Fine Art’s spring show pivots to virtual gallery for first time ever

Exhibition, which raises funds for hungry children, was initially going to be at Aldergrove winery

President of the West Coast Fine Arts Show Brian Croft at the last exhibition in September. (Aldergrove Star files)
Langley resident Dianna Fast performs multiple roles in Gallery 7 Theatre’s digital production of The Little Prince, showing this weekend. (Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Empty nester moves onto the Gallery 7 stage in spirit-lifting production

A Langley mother and long-time musical director tries her hand at an Abbotsford play

Langley resident Dianna Fast performs multiple roles in Gallery 7 Theatre’s digital production of The Little Prince, showing this weekend. (Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Karen Lee Batten releases her latest single. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley musicians letting loose with new singles

Karen Lee Batten and Trigger Mafia have both released party tunes

Karen Lee Batten releases her latest single. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Vancouver-based artist Neil Peter Dyck’s work is on display at Fort Gallery during spring 2021. (Special to The Star)

Vancouver artist’s ‘recent paintings and drawings’ on display at Fort Langley gallery

Neil Peter Dyck exhibit works are ‘a combination of cabin fever, imagination and resourcefulness’

Vancouver-based artist Neil Peter Dyck’s work is on display at Fort Gallery during spring 2021. (Special to The Star)
Email your cooking questions to Chef Dez at dez@chefdez.com.

ON COOKING: Chef Dez offers tips on tastier salad dressings

Salad dressings range from the simple such as oil and vinegar to complex emulsions

  • Mar 18, 2021
Email your cooking questions to Chef Dez at dez@chefdez.com.
Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove’s Twilight Drive-in keeps retro weekends going for spring break

Space Jam, Austin Powers, Clueless, The Lost Boys, and School of Rock play March 19 to 22

Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)
Infinity Cheer Elite members performing a routine in person before the COVID-19 pandemic. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove’s Infinity Cheer Elite members win at virtual provincial championships

Meena Goundrey, Kaitlynn Rivney, and Gigi Reimer all placed first in their levels

Infinity Cheer Elite members performing a routine in person before the COVID-19 pandemic. (Special to The Star)
Easter event in Aldergrove invites little ones to collect eggs on April 3rd. (Naomi Heith/Special to The Star)

Cookie decorating, craft making, and egg games set for Aldergrove Easter event

Kids three to 11 be signed up for event at St. Dunstan’s Church on April 3, from 9:30 a.m. to noon

Easter event in Aldergrove invites little ones to collect eggs on April 3rd. (Naomi Heith/Special to The Star)
Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival puts out open call for artwalk. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival celebrates local visual mediums with online art walk

Fourth annual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival is scheduled for July 22 to 25, 2021

Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival puts out open call for artwalk. (Special to The Star)
Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove Twilight Drive-In fires up big screen for special Retro Weekend

Movies like Peewee’s Big Adventure, The Muppets, Jaws, Grease, and The Wizard of Oz play March 5 to 7

Twilight Drive-In in Aldergrove (Aldergrove Star files)
Theatrix Youtheatre Society will be running their first program in the Langley-Aldergrove area this spring. (Special to The Star)

Young Aldergrove actors wanted for local theatre production

Kids age six to 11 can create a play from scratch through Theatrix Youtheatre Society in April

Theatrix Youtheatre Society will be running their first program in the Langley-Aldergrove area this spring. (Special to The Star)
Vojislav Morosan visited Langley 20 years ago where he captured local landmarks on his canvas. His wife Norma Morosan is hoping to connect with a local business or group to arrange to donate the paintings so they can be put on display in Langley for the community to enjoy. (Norma Morosan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vojislav Morosan visited Langley 20 years ago where he captured local landmarks on his canvas. His wife Norma Morosan is hoping to connect with a local business or group to arrange to donate the paintings so they can be put on display in Langley for the community to enjoy. (Norma Morosan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Regional Park will be home to a child-friendly nature gnome tour in March. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove Regional Park home to gnome-guided tours for children

Families can sign up for nature-themed events happening throughout spring break in March

Aldergrove Regional Park will be home to a child-friendly nature gnome tour in March. (Special to The Star)
Abbotsford playwright, Shelley Picard, wrote an original work called A New Normal, which will be performed by Gallery 7. (Special to The Star)

Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre offers local works and clean comedy for virtual season

Panic Squad improv, a play by resident Shelley Picard, and The Little Price, are on tap this spring

Abbotsford playwright, Shelley Picard, wrote an original work called A New Normal, which will be performed by Gallery 7. (Special to The Star)
Dwight Storring of Kitchener, Ont. aired ‘Dog’s Best Friend’ on YouTube at the end of January to bring awareness to the efforts made by ElderDog Canada. (screen grab)

‘Man’s Best Friend:’ Documentary highlights non-profit that helps seniors with dog care

Volunteer-run ElderDog offers its free services to seniors in Langley

Dwight Storring of Kitchener, Ont. aired ‘Dog’s Best Friend’ on YouTube at the end of January to bring awareness to the efforts made by ElderDog Canada. (screen grab)
(Black Press Media files)

Artistic sustainability challenge returns to Langley

Langley Centennial Museum and Langley Arts Council partners to offer juried upcycling art exhibit

(Black Press Media files)
Ursula Bolivar’s watercolour Woodland Path is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s Winter Solstice gallery online. (Ursula Bolivar/Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Artist Group capitalizes on chilly weather with new gallery

Winter Solstice explores natural landscapes, which can be seen online until Feb. 28

Ursula Bolivar’s watercolour Woodland Path is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s Winter Solstice gallery online. (Ursula Bolivar/Special to The Star)
Dancers from the Vancouver Chinese Folk and Minorities Association and The Live in Langley Chinese Association. (Muriel Arnason Library/Special to The Star)

Celebrate the Year of the Ox this Lunar New Year from home

Fraser Valley Regional Libraries host virtual celebration with Chinese Folk dancers

Dancers from the Vancouver Chinese Folk and Minorities Association and The Live in Langley Chinese Association. (Muriel Arnason Library/Special to The Star)
Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe star in Theatre in the Country’s livestream production of <em>Saltwater Moon</em>.(Reg Parks/Special to The Star)

Langley’s Theatre in the Country offers live stage play through Zoom

Tickets for Salt-Water Moon by David French, with special Valentine’s Day presentation, are on sale

Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe star in Theatre in the Country’s livestream production of <em>Saltwater Moon</em>.(Reg Parks/Special to The Star)
The third annual Mayor’s Charitable Gala will be a virtual fundraiser on Sept. 25. (Andy Scheffler graphic)

Langley Township firefighters and mayor go virtual for gala

Tickets are now on sale for the Taste of Cabaret gala on Sept. 25.

The third annual Mayor’s Charitable Gala will be a virtual fundraiser on Sept. 25. (Andy Scheffler graphic)