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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)
Sophia Sello, 11, Jordyn Hagen, 10, and Laura Sello of Langley were all smiles riding the Music Express at Playland during opening day of the 2021 PNE Fair FUNdamentals. (PNE’S Craig Hodge/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sophia Sello, 11, Jordyn Hagen, 10, and Laura Sello of Langley were all smiles riding the Music Express at Playland during opening day of the 2021 PNE Fair FUNdamentals. (PNE’S Craig Hodge/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is coming to Langley Sept. 3 and 4, 2021. (GreaterVanFoodTruckFest/Facebook)

2-day food truck festival rolls into Langley September long weekend

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival will be at Christian Life Assembly

Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is coming to Langley Sept. 3 and 4, 2021. (GreaterVanFoodTruckFest/Facebook)
The current online show for FLAG runs until Monday, Sept. 6. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley artists feature work outdoors for two days

Members of the Fort Langley Artists Group host Art in the Garden during jazz festival

The current online show for FLAG runs until Monday, Sept. 6. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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By day, Tyler Joe Miller is still a house painter. By night, he’s a country music artist writing, recording, and performing his own songs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEOS: Scaled-back Langley music fest gives up-and-comer new experience

Award-winning and chart-topping local artist performs first night of Summerset in Fort Langley

By day, Tyler Joe Miller is still a house painter. By night, he’s a country music artist writing, recording, and performing his own songs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A Kwantlen First Nations group called Stomi:x Shweli (Warrior Spirit) will be highlighted in a free virtual concert being offered in conjunction with the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival early next month. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Aboriginal music highlighted in up-coming Langley festival

Free Indigenous-jazz fusion concert will feature Kwantlen First Nation members

  • Aug 20, 2021
A Kwantlen First Nations group called Stomi:x Shweli (Warrior Spirit) will be highlighted in a free virtual concert being offered in conjunction with the Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival early next month. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Carlos Garoz is among the artists who have works in the fundraising auction. (Infinite Expansion Foundation auction)

Langley art auction fundraisers to help at-risk youth

Proceeds will go to the Infinite Expansion Foundation’s art therapy program

Carlos Garoz is among the artists who have works in the fundraising auction. (Infinite Expansion Foundation auction)
Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Those ages 19 and over enjoyed beverages while they waded in the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience’s wave pool in the summer of 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)

Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience announces return of Sip n’ Dip events in Aldergrove

Adults get a turn to splash around with a drink in hand, Aug. 17, 24, and 31 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m

Those ages 19 and over enjoyed beverages while they waded in the Otter Co-op Outdoor Experience’s wave pool in the summer of 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
Carpenter for 25 years, Rachel Yoder of Nelson uses her career to inspire her art. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Construction worker uses tools to inspire exhibit

A Nelson woman will display her latest works at the Fort Gallery

Carpenter for 25 years, Rachel Yoder of Nelson uses her career to inspire her art. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
From left to right; Cashmere Roder, Alyssa Nielsen, Veronica Cave, Marie Gold, and Karen Long are organizing Taste of Our Town – an event celebrating all things Aldergrove restaurants Aug. 14. (Special to The Star)

Participating Aldergrove restaurants announced for Tastes of our Town

20 establishments taking part in Saturday, Aug. 14 event where people are encouraged to eat local

From left to right; Cashmere Roder, Alyssa Nielsen, Veronica Cave, Marie Gold, and Karen Long are organizing Taste of Our Town – an event celebrating all things Aldergrove restaurants Aug. 14. (Special to The Star)