The Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society presents a titillating show like no other: Sing Your Way to Better Sex, on Feb. 23 at 7: 30 p.m. in the Rotary Hall Studio Theatre.
The show features The Wet Spots who sing unflinchingly frank lyrics paired with sweet, catchy pop melodies. Tickets are only $25 per person. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
Master of illusion
Astonishing magic, interactive comedy and jaw dropping, state-of-the-art illusions are coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Feb. 23 when Canada's master illusionist Murray Hatfield appears in the main theatre at 7: 30 p.m. in An Incredible Evening of Magic. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
Call for entries
The Chilliwack Museum Chambers Gallery has issued a 2014 call for entries for solo, partnered or group exhibitions. Please submit five-inch-by-seven-inch photos or DVD, or memory stick (PowerPoint or Word document) in any medium, along with a biography and an artist statement. Twenty to 30 examples required. Pick up an application form at the Chilliwack Museum: 45820 Spadina Ave. or download the application form found on the Chilliwack Museum website at www. chilliwackmuseum.ca. Deadline is May 31.
February at Branch 280
Branch 280 of the Royal Canadian Legion has special events scheduled this month. Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight with Earthmen, Feb.
22 and 23. Come check out the new kitchen staff. All new menu with dinners Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Pigat and Harpdog
Paul Pigat (aka Cousin Harley) and Harpdog Brown team up for the first time for a duo show at Bozzini's Upstairs on Feb. 23. Doors open at 8 p.m., show is 9: 30 p.m. Tickets are $22.50 and available at Bozzi-ni's or call 604-792-0744.
Music to inspire
Theda Phoenix performs a two-set evening March 1 at 7: 30 p.m. featuring a sound journey and a set of healing inspirational songs using crystal and Tibetan singing bowls, chimes, rattles, ocean drum, rainstick, harp and intuitive ethereal vocals. Performance is at Victory Church (formerly the old Chilliwack Arts Centre), 45899 Henderson Ave. Tickets are $22 advance ($27 at the door) and available at Amethyst Book & Essence, 8989 Young Rd. or online at www.amethystbookstore.com. Chair seating provided.
Unforgettable is an evening of musical theatre showcasing one of the most beloved performers of all time, Nat King Cole. Actor/singer Don Stewart honours Cole's life through the production, Unforgettable; the Music of Nat King Cole, coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 2 at 7: 30 p.m. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
Violin and guitar
A collaboration of melodies will bring the Rotary Hall Studio Theatre at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre to life with the musical pairing of violin and guitar on March 3 at 2: 30 p.m. The Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society partnered with the Chilliwack Academy of Music welcomes the combined talents of world-renowned musicians Jasper Wood and Daniel Bol-shoy, collectively known as Duo Rendezvous, and their show Café Paris. Tickets are $27 for adults, $24 for seniors and $22 for students. Call the box office at 604-391SHOW(7469.
The Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society is putting on I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff! at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 8 at 7: 30 p.m. This show is back with a whole new lineup of female comedians in this insanely funny show. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
As part of the Kids Series, the Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society hosts Pecos Bill, A Tall Tale at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 10 at 2 and 4 p.m. Oregon Shadow Theatre will capture the imagination of your little ones. This is a show sure to delight both young children and adults alike.
Tickets are only $10 for a show you and your children will love. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
The Chilliwack Hospice Society and Prospera Credit Union presents the Hometown Hoedown for Hospice on March 9, 6 p.m. to midnight. The event is a country-themed fundraiser including: southern style BBQ catering; entertainment by Todd Richard & the Dancing Belles; silent and live auction; and dancing. Tickets are $50 and are on sale now at Chilliwack Hospice Society, 604-7954660.
Music and Dance Festival The Chilliwack Lions Club presents the 66th annual Chilliwack Lions Club Music and Dance Festival in February and March. Highly respected adjudicators from around B.C. are in town to evaluate the dancers and musicians. Visit the Chilliwack Cultural Centre and purchase an $8 program for the entire festival and plan your attendance. Most venues run morning, afternoon and evening at a cost of only $4 per session. For more information visit www.chilliwacklionsclubmusicanddancefestival. com.
Visions of Three On now at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Gallery is Visions of Three, featuring the paintings and drawings of artist and teacher John Leflock and two of his past students, Robyn MacRae and Pat Duncan. The art includes airbrushing along with other traditional and modern techniques. Show runs until March 2 in the gallery, at 9201 Corbould St. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays, from noon to 5 p.m.
Acoustic jams Country acoustic jam sessions every Saturday at the Chilliwack Seniors Recreation Centre, 9400 College St. from 7 to 11 p.m. All musicians and friends are welcome. Bring your own instrument. Members $3 and non-members $5. For further information contact Rod or Marnie 604792-1168.
Open mic CIVL Radio at the University of the Fraser Valley presents open mic at Aftermath Social House at the Abbotsford campus. Join Birds of Canada host Adam Roper on the second Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. Acts such as spoken word, comedy, music and poetry are welcome to perform on stage.
Come check out local talent in the Fraser Valley with your friends.
Music scholarships The Chilliwack Academy of Music is accepting applications for financial aid and will be awarding $30,000 in scholarships and bursaries to local students. Scholarships are for academy students registering for lessons next year, graduating high school students beginning a postsecondary music degree program and for anyone registering for lessons at the academy next year who show financial need. For more information contact the academy at 604-792-0790, principal@chilliwackmusic. com or visit www.chilliwackmusic.com.
Lines and clay The next Chilliwack Visual Artists Association (CVAA) exhibition to be held at the the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Gallery begins March 7 and runs until April 20. It is called Drawing the Line Shaping the Clay and features the artwork of local clay artist Ted Driediger and sketch artist Heinz Klassen. Function and form is explored and enlivened through the use of pattern, texture and colour. Meet the artists at a reception in the gallery on March 9 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Chorus sings The Chilliwack Harmony Chorus meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church, at 9460 Charles St.
Men and women are all welcome.