Arts and Entertainment

Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting “Suki’s Reindeer Wish,” a winter-themed production for children, at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)

Delta Literary Arts Society hosting free all-ages holiday show

Suki’s Reindeer Wish to be staged at North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10

 

DJ Alibaba (aka Al Lamons) with business partner Vera JM Friesen at the Vancity Soul Skate event at the PNE’s Rollerland building on Nov. 20, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

A chance to roller dance: Surrey DJ Alibaba spins new VanCity Soul Skate nights at PNE

‘It’s just a chance to roller dance, or roller boogie, as we used to call it back in the day,’ Al Lamons says

 

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Coming to Surrey: 10-foot ‘Ghost of Christmas Present’ puppet in Wonderheads’ re-imagined classic

With a twist, Dickens’ popular story to hit the stage at Bell Performing Arts Centre

 

A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)

White Rock concert venue/studio among Surrey Art & Business Award winners, for innovation

Blue Frog Studios, Lyn Verra-Lay, Argel Monte De Ramos and Liane Davison won awards Tuesday evening

A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)
The opening-night curtain call for “A Late Snow” actors Nicki Regnier, Jennifer Tiles, Taylor Stutchbury, Amy Starkey and Rachel Gadd, from left to right, at Bethany-Newton United Church in Surrey on Thursday night, Nov. 17. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS: At Surrey church, ‘A Late Snow’ tells a stormy story of five gay women trapped in cabin

Pivot Theatre production stars Taylor Stutchbury as a college professor looking for true love

The opening-night curtain call for “A Late Snow” actors Nicki Regnier, Jennifer Tiles, Taylor Stutchbury, Amy Starkey and Rachel Gadd, from left to right, at Bethany-Newton United Church in Surrey on Thursday night, Nov. 17. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Gerry Dee in a photo posted to Facebook.com.

Comedy shows flood Surrey as Gerry Dee, Sugar Sammy and other funny people announce dates

Also announced for Bell theatre is Mike Delamont’s ‘God is a Scottish Drag Queen: Christmas Special’

Gerry Dee in a photo posted to Facebook.com.
Three of the actors in Fraser Valley Musical Theatre’s “Sleeping Beauty” pantomime are, from left, Jill Leavitt (as Princess Fedora), Miriah Reitmeier (Prince Hector) and Paige Thomsen (Black Fairy). (Submitted photos: Ahnika Airey/AJRA Media)

‘Sleeping Beauty’ kicks off Surrey’s panto season with comedy that moves to Motown classics

’I think people have gotten out of the habit of going to live theatre, but we have good talent this year, a good show,’ says music director Tim Tucker

Three of the actors in Fraser Valley Musical Theatre’s “Sleeping Beauty” pantomime are, from left, Jill Leavitt (as Princess Fedora), Miriah Reitmeier (Prince Hector) and Paige Thomsen (Black Fairy). (Submitted photos: Ahnika Airey/AJRA Media)
BEAR CREEK LIGHTS AT BEAR CREEK PARK: Event Nov. 4 to 18 (closed Remembrance Day, Nov. 11), from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. daily. Entry every 30 minutes. “This year, enjoy a reimagined display that brings nature to the forefront, featuring stunning light displays that enhance the natural landscape of the park. Enjoy a safe, accessible, family-friendly light display throughout the park’s one-kilometre garden walking loop. Food trucks will be available on select nights.” Free, tickets required for entry. Info: 604-501-5566, email partnersinparks@surrey.ca. Park at 13750 88 Ave. (Photo: Surrey.ca)
BEAR CREEK LIGHTS AT BEAR CREEK PARK: Event Nov. 4 to 18 (closed Remembrance Day, Nov. 11), from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. daily. Entry every 30 minutes. “This year, enjoy a reimagined display that brings nature to the forefront, featuring stunning light displays that enhance the natural landscape of the park. Enjoy a safe, accessible, family-friendly light display throughout the park’s one-kilometre garden walking loop. Food trucks will be available on select nights.” Free, tickets required for entry. Info: 604-501-5566, email partnersinparks@surrey.ca. Park at 13750 88 Ave. (Photo: Surrey.ca)
Surrey Artswest artist Johanna Lasner with one of her abstract pieces of art. The group’s showcase, Creative Moments, runs until Nov. 29 from Wednesday through Sunday at Landmark Pop-Up Gallery in White Rock. (Submitted by Surrey Artswest)

Embracing creativity: Surrey Artswest artists share their passion in November showcase

Showcase offers original art and classes by local artists

Surrey Artswest artist Johanna Lasner with one of her abstract pieces of art. The group’s showcase, Creative Moments, runs until Nov. 29 from Wednesday through Sunday at Landmark Pop-Up Gallery in White Rock. (Submitted by Surrey Artswest)
The four Comic Strippers coming to Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on Nov. 18 are, from left to right, Ken Lawson, Chris Casillan, David Milchard and Roman Danylo. (Submitted photo)

Male-stripper parody returns to Surrey’s Bell with four Chips and 10 years of conceptual comedy

‘We’re now just more pure improv,’ Roman Danylo says of The Comic Strippers’ evolution

The four Comic Strippers coming to Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on Nov. 18 are, from left to right, Ken Lawson, Chris Casillan, David Milchard and Roman Danylo. (Submitted photo)
Comedian Brent Butt (left), the Vancouver Cello Quartet (top-right) and bluegrass band The High Bar Gang (bottom-right) are all set to perform in Delta in 2023. (Submitted photos)

Comedian Brent Butt among acts coming to Delta in 2023

Vancouver Cello Quartet plays in January, bluegrass act The High Bar Gang in February, Butt in March

Comedian Brent Butt (left), the Vancouver Cello Quartet (top-right) and bluegrass band The High Bar Gang (bottom-right) are all set to perform in Delta in 2023. (Submitted photos)
Chelsea Rose stars as Maria in the Arts Club Theatre Company’s 2022 production of “The Sound of Music,” at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in Vancouver starting Nov. 10. (Submitted photo: Emily Cooper)

Metal, Maria & ‘The Sound of Music’ for Surrey’s Chelsea Rose, who blossoms on many stages

Newton-raised performer stars on Arts Club’s Stanley stage, sings with metal band Ophelia Falling

Chelsea Rose stars as Maria in the Arts Club Theatre Company’s 2022 production of “The Sound of Music,” at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in Vancouver starting Nov. 10. (Submitted photo: Emily Cooper)
In this Jessica Craig painting, a nurse holds an iPad for a hospital patient during a video chat with family members.

COVID-era challenges painted by nurse/artist from Surrey who’ll open studio for Culture Crawl

‘That was first time I was going to test someone in their residence, and there was fear,’ Jessica Craig says of one painting

In this Jessica Craig painting, a nurse holds an iPad for a hospital patient during a video chat with family members.
A scene from director Jacquile Kambo’s animated short film, “Embrace,” featured at this week’s Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival. The movie is about Arty, a faceless and well dressed man who gets ready for his date until he meets his younger self who makes things complicated.

80 movies featured at South Asian film festival, at Surrey venues starting Nov. 11

Tickets are $125 for an opening gala Nov. 10 at city hall’s Centre Stage theatre

A scene from director Jacquile Kambo’s animated short film, “Embrace,” featured at this week’s Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival. The movie is about Arty, a faceless and well dressed man who gets ready for his date until he meets his younger self who makes things complicated.
Fiddlers Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy during a “A Celtic Family Christmas” concert a few years ago. (Black Press Media file photo: Hamish Burgess)
Fiddlers Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy during a “A Celtic Family Christmas” concert a few years ago. (Black Press Media file photo: Hamish Burgess)
Actors Stephen Aberle, David Bloom, Suzanne Ristic and Gustavo Fabres (from left to right) in Western Gold Theatre’s production of the drama "Seventeen." (Submitted photo)

Surrey actor, 61, tackles three teen roles in the North American debut of ‘Seventeen’ drama

Gustavo Febres was a versatile player in ‘Tony and Tina’s Wedding’ for a long run in Vancouver

Actors Stephen Aberle, David Bloom, Suzanne Ristic and Gustavo Fabres (from left to right) in Western Gold Theatre’s production of the drama "Seventeen." (Submitted photo)
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‘The Miracle Worker’ staged by Surrey director before Langley’s TWU shuts down theatre department

Based on Helen Keller’s autobiography, the play starts Oct. 25 at Trinity Western University

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The band Post-Modern Connection will perform during the Brewhalla Beer & Music Festival at the Agriplex hall at Cloverdale Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 29. See listing under Festivals. (Photo: facebook.com/postmconnection)
The band Post-Modern Connection will perform during the Brewhalla Beer & Music Festival at the Agriplex hall at Cloverdale Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 29. See listing under Festivals. (Photo: facebook.com/postmconnection)
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Harrison Ford joins Captain America 4

Ford will make his first appearance as the character in ‘Captain America:…

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The Bear Creek Park Halloween train runs from Oct. 7- 31 in Surrey on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)

VIDEO: Bear Creek Park’s Halloween train rides return to Surrey

Daytime pumpkin train offers more family friendly rides while night time train goes for screams

The Bear Creek Park Halloween train runs from Oct. 7- 31 in Surrey on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (Photo: Anna Burns)