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Langley Ukulele Ensemble host its first live concerts on Friday at the Bez Arts Hub. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Uke concerts mark 40 years of music

First time since Christmas 2019, Langley Ukulele Ensemble performs in anniversary celebration

Graham Ord and his band will be performing live Saturday night at the Bez Arts Hub in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Bez Arts Hub announces a ‘slow start to LIVE’

A Langley arts centre kicks off live music with limited capacity shows

Chef Dez

ON COOKING: Chef Dez boasts recipe for “best” meatballs

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  • Oct 18, 2021
The Brad Turner Trio is performing on Sunday, Oct. 24 at Langley Community Music School, to kick off the start of his artist in residence year at his alma mater. The jazz musician is sharing his music as part of the Cafe Classico concerts. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Jazz master Brad Turner kicks off artist residency with a concert Sunday

This celebrated composer plays piano, trumpet, drums, and will now share with Langley music students

The Brad Turner Trio is performing on Sunday, Oct. 24 at Langley Community Music School, to kick off the start of his artist in residence year at his alma mater. The jazz musician is sharing his music as part of the Cafe Classico concerts. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society volunteers stand on the train platform in Cloverdale in 2020. A new exhibit about FVHRS and Surrey’s train history opens at the Museum of Surrey June 2. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Paint the Train visual arts shows to return Surrey-Langley

Painting took place in summer, now judging runs till Jan. 24

Fraser Valley Heritage Rail Society volunteers stand on the train platform in Cloverdale in 2020. A new exhibit about FVHRS and Surrey’s train history opens at the Museum of Surrey June 2. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Debbie Thiessen captured the cranberry harvest in Langley a few years ago.

Cranberry Festival is Saturday in Fort Langley

Event kicks off with breakfast by the Lions Club

Debbie Thiessen captured the cranberry harvest in Langley a few years ago.
Former Langley Advance Times reporter and more recently Aldergrove Star editor Ryan Uytdewilligen is adding to his already impressive portfolio of work with the release of his latest literature, “Killing John Wayne: The Making of The Conqueror.” (Special to Black Press Media)

Former Aldergrove Star editor releases book, soon-to-be documentary about ‘worst movie ever made’

‘Killing John Wayne: The Making of The Conqueror’ is available beginning Oct. 1

Former Langley Advance Times reporter and more recently Aldergrove Star editor Ryan Uytdewilligen is adding to his already impressive portfolio of work with the release of his latest literature, “Killing John Wayne: The Making of The Conqueror.” (Special to Black Press Media)
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Langley Community Music School will be kicking off our Concerts Café Classico series with the Aurora Piano Trio on Sunday. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Music instructors, alum spotlighted in first two Langley concerts

Langley Community Music School kicks off its Sunday afternoon series this weekend

Langley Community Music School will be kicking off our Concerts Café Classico series with the Aurora Piano Trio on Sunday. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Lordco will return for the 2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In, sponsoring the event's 50/50. (Black Press Media files)

Lordco Auto Parts donates $15,000 cash sponsorship to Cruise-In

No Ultimate Garage package this year, but Lordco’s aid will help put on annual 50/50 draw

  • Sep 11, 2021
Lordco will return for the 2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In, sponsoring the event's 50/50. (Black Press Media files)
The marketplace at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In features food, car parts, and sponsors all set-up down Fraser Highway. (Black Press Media files)

‘I hope we have something for everyone,’ says marketplace organizer

Langley Good Times Cruise-In vendors will be surrounded by participating vehicles

  • Sep 10, 2021
The marketplace at the Langley Good Times Cruise-In features food, car parts, and sponsors all set-up down Fraser Highway. (Black Press Media files)
Six Gun Romeo is an eclectic melting pot of genres, styles and feel, as well as melodies, riffs, hooks and originality. This group has been a huge supporter of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In, happening Sept. 11. 2021 in Aldergrove. (Cruise-In/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Fan-favourite performers return to Langley Cruise-In

Entertainers like Elvis Elite have been welcomed back for more than 10 years

Six Gun Romeo is an eclectic melting pot of genres, styles and feel, as well as melodies, riffs, hooks and originality. This group has been a huge supporter of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In, happening Sept. 11. 2021 in Aldergrove. (Cruise-In/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vehicle staging is an important aspect of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In so everyone can get a good look at the vehicles. (Aldergrove Star files)

Aldergrove Community Secondary parking lot to house participants, guests

Langley Good Times Cruise-In has plans in place to ensure a safe and functional staging area

  • Sep 10, 2021
Vehicle staging is an important aspect of the Langley Good Times Cruise-In so everyone can get a good look at the vehicles. (Aldergrove Star files)
2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In poster designed by Blair Howatt. (Special to Black Press Media)

Cartoonist Blair Howatt excited to cruise-in return where his latest work will be displayed

Howatt has designed the collectible event poster for more than 15 years

  • Sep 9, 2021
2021 Langley Good Times Cruise-In poster designed by Blair Howatt. (Special to Black Press Media)
Langley resident Arnold Aylen, 72, has been not nearly even Cruise-In event. He said he missed one when his wife booked a cruise the same day at the charity-driven event. (Arnold Aylen/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley resident Arnold Aylen, 72, has been not nearly even Cruise-In event. He said he missed one when his wife booked a cruise the same day at the charity-driven event. (Arnold Aylen/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Summerset Nights, a scaled back version of the Fort Langley music festival, was held at Trading Post with live evening performances held Aug. 27 to 29. (Lindsey Blane/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Summerset organizers grateful for live music event – albeit scaled back

Fort Langley 3-day music festival toned down due to COVID, but ramping up for 2022

Summerset Nights, a scaled back version of the Fort Langley music festival, was held at Trading Post with live evening performances held Aug. 27 to 29. (Lindsey Blane/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A selection of food was being cooked up and served at the Langley Community Block Party, a food truck festival happening Friday night and Saturday in the Christian Life Assembly church parking lot. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Food truck festival gets underway

Christian Life Assembly church is currently hosting a two-day block party in Langley

A selection of food was being cooked up and served at the Langley Community Block Party, a food truck festival happening Friday night and Saturday in the Christian Life Assembly church parking lot. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Joel Libin’s pieces are currently on display at Langley Centennial Museum through the foyer art program. (Langley Centennial Museum/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley artists offered platform to exhibit works

A space in the foyer of Langley Centennial Museum used to showcase creative works by local artists

Joel Libin’s pieces are currently on display at Langley Centennial Museum through the foyer art program. (Langley Centennial Museum/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Chef Dez shares his recipe for cherry soup. (Chef Dez/Special to Black Press Media)

ON COOKING: Why so serious in the kitchen?

Chef Dez said food should encourage conversation, interaction and joy

  • Sep 1, 2021
Chef Dez shares his recipe for cherry soup. (Chef Dez/Special to Black Press Media)
Laara Cerman spend a few months creating the new glockenspiel art sculpture that’s being unveiled in Langley City Park. (Langley City/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Celebrating new art piece at City Park Tuesday afternoon

It’s a piece of artwork with musical powers that’s been erected near the Al Anderson Pool

Laara Cerman spend a few months creating the new glockenspiel art sculpture that’s being unveiled in Langley City Park. (Langley City/Special to Langley Advance Times)