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Fraser Valley artist Aaron Moran brings issues of land use, zoning and sustainability into his sculptural pieces made from found wood.
Moran is an Emily Carr University of Art + Design graduate whose work is on display at the Chilliwack Museum until April 11. Exhibition hours at the museum run from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. The show closes on April 11.
Merchant of Venice
The third main stage production of the University of the Fraser Valley Theatre Department's 2012/13 season is The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare in the theatre on the old Chilliwack North campus at the corner of Yale and Airport. There will be two half-price previews March 6 and 7 and 7: 30 p.m. performances March 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23. There are also matinees March 13 and 14 at noon and March 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. Ticket prices range from $10 to $22. The March 17 matinee performance is a pay-what-you-can event, with a recommended price of only $10. For tickets and information call 604-7952814 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ufv.ca/theatre.
Shaw and Temple
Kenny Shaw and Brian Temple bring their 1960s tribute extravaganza to Chilliwack baby boomers and everybody who likes golden oldies. They will be at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 4 on March 8. Shaw, a BCCMA Hall of Fame Inductee and three-time winner of the Entertainer of the Year has performed internationally, including three trips to Afghanistan to entertain our troops. Temple, an original member of CBS's Hudson Brothers band and a studio musician, teams up with Kenny in an unbeatable comedy music show that's all about the time when rock and roll was fun. Tickets are $10 available at the Legion. Showtime is 8 p.m. and there are trivia contests and prizes. For more information visit www.kennyandbrian.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, 604-795-4660.
Where the Blood Mixes is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on March 9 at 7: 30 p.m. Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award, this powerful piece of theatre tackles the sensitive subject of residential schools in a moving and humorous way. For tickets call the centre box office at 604391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
Come to a sing-along program of traditional Easter music accompanied by the Chilliwack Songs of Praise Orchestra on March 10, 6: 30 p.m. at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8871 School Rd. Instrumental prelude at 6: 15 p.m. by Alex Maier and Rod Swanson.
Special instrumental and vocal presentations. Call 604792-9577 for more details.
Victoria band West My Friend along with singer/ songwriter Brett Wildeman will be joining The Tractor-grease Folk for some acoustic awesomeness at Tractor-grease Studio, 45967 Alexander Ave., March 12 at 7: 30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door.