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Brian Doerksen – Chilliwack Symphony

Brian Doerksen in Abbotsford   Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra & Chorus presents  Lenten Reflections and Mozart’s Requiem               Brian Doerksen in Abbotsford Award winning Christian singer-songwriter Brian Doerksen will be live on stage in Abbotsford on March 25 at Level Ground Church. Doerksen is a thoughtful, genuine, and talented musician […]

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The Springman Family: Happy Beach

by Peter Fleck When it was announced that Happy Beach had won the Covenant Award for Children’s Album of the Year in Edmonton on January 26, the Springman kids enthusiastically ran to the stage to accept their award. “This is the best band I’ve ever had,” Perry Springman gushes about his four children aged six […]

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Pacific Theatre – TWU

PACIFIC THEATRE A Valley Song of hope and change Exploring the Passion in story and song: Testament   Jane Eyre: the Musical at TWU’s SAMC               PACIFIC THEATRE A Valley Song of hope and change This month, Pacific Theatre presents Valley Song, a play that looks at the lives caught […]

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Christian Music Happenings

By Kevin Pollard The 59th Annual Grammy Awards recognized Gospel music as honours were handed out to Hillary Scott & The Scott Family as Love Remains took the category of Best Contemporary Christian Music Album while their song “Thy Will” won Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song that saw Canadian producer/songwriter Bernie Herms take home his […]

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Church united at Breakforth 

by Kevin Pollard The last weekend in January marked the first-time GMA Canada combined their annual Covenant Awards and GMA week with the Breakforth Conference in Edmonton. The 38th Annual Covenant Awards theme was “Past, Present and Future” of Canadian Gospel Music and it was an honour to be there representing the “Past” singing with […]

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BC artists shine at the 38th Annual Covenant Awards

by Peter Fleck British Columbia’s reputation as a hotbed of Christian music was further cemented during the 38th Annual Covenant Awards on January 26 in Edmonton. More than a quarter of the 34 Canadian Christian music awards handed out went to artists residing in the Metro Vancouver area. Foremost was Abbotsford’s Tim Neufeld who took […]

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Southern Gospel group Legacy Five coming to Chilliwack

by Al Philips The Cathedrals could arguably be the most popular Southern Gospel Quartet of the 20th Century, from the group’s 1964 start by founding members Glen Payne and George Younce. When the Legendary Cathedrals retired in December of 1999, then current members Scott Fowler and Roger Bennett decided to continue their rich musical tradition. […]

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Christian music news

by Kevin Pollard   Hillsong Young and Free recently released their music video for “Falling Into You” that features footage from their concert here in Vancouver at Broadway church last September.If you missed their first concert here in BC you will get another chance as they were recently announced to lead worship at the opening […]

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Song of My Salvation art exhibit

Photo credit: Marion Van Driel by Marion Van Driel Regent College’s Lookout Gallery will host the works of gifted artist Violet Behzadian in her first Canadian show, Song of My Salvation. Fifteen acrylic paintings depict women who reflect Behzadian’s own story of grace. An opening artist reception will be held February 22 from 4:30 – […]

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What if Shakespeare had written the Godfather?

Photo credit: Emily Cooper by Keri Vermeulen If you’re any kind of fan of the dramatic arts, Pacific Theatre presents a show this month you won’t want to miss. The production marries two genres and two eras – that of classic Shakespearean drama and American film classic. Corleone: The Shakespearean Godfather, which runs Feb. 3 […]