Abbotsford Arts Council bows out of Jubilee Arts Centre: Proposed cultural hub to open without long-planned gallery component

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On the heels of this year’s Jam in Jubilee concert series, the community can expect another flurry of activity to soon take over Jubilee Park. The Abbotsford Downtown Business Association (ADBA) will be moving their offices into the upstairs floor of the MSA Centennial Library building early this fall, but they will do so without […]

Blurring the line between audience and spectacle: creatiValley goes to the Garden of Earthly Delights

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Over 500 years ago, Hieronymus Bosch created the painting he would become most famous for, “The Garden of Earthly Delights.” Even though surrealism didn’t exist in the late 1400s, the painting became the inspiration for the surrealism movement 350 years later. But its story doesn’t end there. “The Garden of Earthly Delights” has become the […]

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 […]