Never too rainy to raku: Despite the weather, Chilliwack pottery- glazing event fired up attendees

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If you don’t like the rain, you may have missed out on one of the Chilliwack Community Arts Council’s first events of the summer: the second annual Raku in the Valley at Thompson Regional Park. Yet the setting was perfect to practice an old Japanese technique of glazing pottery. Nestled into the cloud-filled valley a […]

A colourful mosaic of theatre: Freud’s Last Session finishes 25th season of Gallery 7 Theatre

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Gallery 7 Theatre closed its 25th anniversary season with a bang at the end of May. Its final performance, Freud’s Last Session by playwright Mark St. Germain, depicts a fictional debate between C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud about the existence of God and what that means for humanity. Freud, a devout atheist, argues the insanity […]

Aboriginal artists to showcase living culture at Kariton Gallery

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June is Canada’s Aboriginal Awareness month, yet some feel Abbotsford falls short in bringing local First Nations culture to the forefront. Public events that highlight Aboriginal art and worldview are scarce, despite Abbotsford’s presence on unceded Stó:lō territory. This absence has been long apparent to Tery Kozma, who has been volunteering with the Abbotsford Arts […]