Preview: The 29th annual Mission Folk Festival

The dedication of Fraser Valley residents to the growing music industry is consistently astounding. Especially during our summer season, there seems to be a local music show on every corner,…

Berry happy to have you!

This past weekend, on July 7, Abbotsford held its 37th annual BerryFest. Downtown Abbotsford saw its fair share of festival goers, intermingling amongst stalls of coffee, pies, games, and rides….

Honouring and celebrating our Indigenous history

On June 21, 2018, a National Indigenous Peoples Day event was hosted at Clearbrook Library in Thunderbird Memorial Square. Featured among the festivities was traditional dancing, jigging, weaving, face painting,…

An open mic for open minds

Picture a friendly open mic night at a popular neighbourhood coffee shop. It’s a familiar atmosphere, where regulars drop in and make conversation with the owner. Friends meet with friends,…

Telling tales of local women in art

The Reach Gallery has recently unearthed new contemporary narratives by expertly combining elements of art and storytelling into their new exhibition Tales Untold. This exhibition features a number of accomplished…

Preview: National Aboriginal Day Awareness event

UFV’s Indigenous Student Centre (ISC) has something big in store for the Abbotsford campus next month. On June 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. all students have been invited…

Scrolling through history

The sun is finishing its daily arc through the sky as the doors open on the Mennonite Heritage Museum for viewers to come witness local artist Christopher Friesen’s new exhibit….

Discovering new muses

Graphic design is a growing and happening industry with a supportive community full of creative people. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that more and more creative individuals have…

Arts festival livens up UFV’s Friday evening

Over 200 staff, students, and alumni attended UFV’s first ever collaborative event between the creative writing, visual arts, and theatre programs. The Interpret Creative & Performing Arts Festival featured works…