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Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting “Suki’s Reindeer Wish,” a winter-themed production for children, at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)

Delta Literary Arts Society hosting free all-ages holiday show

Suki’s Reindeer Wish to be staged at North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10

Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting “Suki’s Reindeer Wish,” a winter-themed production for children, at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)
This image released by Disney shows Splat in a scene from the animated film “Strange World.” (Disney via AP)

Review: ‘Strange World’ explores big themes in bold colours

Beautiful pictures tell tale of human characters that look a lot more like the real world than usual

This image released by Disney shows Splat in a scene from the animated film “Strange World.” (Disney via AP)
Delta Photo Club is presenting a Zoom workshop, “The Power and Benefits of a Creative Image Series,” with award-winning photographer Rick Hulbert on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. (Rick Hulbert/Delta Photo Club/Submitted photo)

Power of ‘creative image series’ subject of Delta Photo Club workshop

Zoom presentation featuring award-winning photographer Rick Hubert Dec. 7

Delta Photo Club is presenting a Zoom workshop, “The Power and Benefits of a Creative Image Series,” with award-winning photographer Rick Hulbert on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. (Rick Hulbert/Delta Photo Club/Submitted photo)
DJ Alibaba (aka Al Lamons) with business partner Vera JM Friesen at the Vancity Soul Skate event at the PNE’s Rollerland building on Nov. 20, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

A chance to roller dance: Surrey DJ Alibaba spins new VanCity Soul Skate nights at PNE

‘It’s just a chance to roller dance, or roller boogie, as we used to call it back in the day,’ Al Lamons says

DJ Alibaba (aka Al Lamons) with business partner Vera JM Friesen at the Vancity Soul Skate event at the PNE’s Rollerland building on Nov. 20, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Marshmello (left) and The Offspring both perform at different venues in Abbotsford on Saturday (Nov. 26).

Abbotsford transforming into live music destination on Saturday

The Offspring performing in Abbotsford on Saturday, Marshmello now cancelled

Marshmello (left) and The Offspring both perform at different venues in Abbotsford on Saturday (Nov. 26).
Ezra Kwizera and band perform at Hubcast Media’s intimate Campus Studios on Nov. 19. The studio is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey. (Submitted photo)
Ezra Kwizera and band perform at Hubcast Media’s intimate Campus Studios on Nov. 19. The studio is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey. (Submitted photo)
The Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to White Rock Baptist Church this Saturday (Nov. 26) for a concert of seasonal favourites plus some new material and young guest performers (Contributed photo)

Welsh Men’s Choir returns to South Surrey Nov. 26

Group’s first post-COVID concert at White Rock Baptist Church

The Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to White Rock Baptist Church this Saturday (Nov. 26) for a concert of seasonal favourites plus some new material and young guest performers (Contributed photo)
Part of the parade at the annual Christmas on the Peninsula event in uptown White Rock in 2021. (Perry Aasman, In-Focus Photography)

Christmas on the Peninsula returns to uptown White Rock

14th annual event features carollers, Christmas tree lighting and market

Part of the parade at the annual Christmas on the Peninsula event in uptown White Rock in 2021. (Perry Aasman, In-Focus Photography)
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Coming to Surrey: 10-foot ‘Ghost of Christmas Present’ puppet in Wonderheads’ re-imagined classic

With a twist, Dickens’ popular story to hit the stage at Bell Performing Arts Centre

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Starting Friday (Nov. 25), the second annual Lumagica Surrey event returns to Cloverdale Fairgrounds with light displays, live music, festive food, visits with Santa and more. Tickets are required. See lumagica.ca for all the details. (Photo: lumagica.ca)
Starting Friday (Nov. 25), the second annual Lumagica Surrey event returns to Cloverdale Fairgrounds with light displays, live music, festive food, visits with Santa and more. Tickets are required. See lumagica.ca for all the details. (Photo: lumagica.ca)
A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale in December 2019 during the Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)

Surrey Santa parade will roll in Cloverdale, but no lit Big Rigs event in City Centre

Cloverdale parade returns after being cancelled in both 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-related issues

A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale in December 2019 during the Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)
The 2022 Surrey Santa Parade of Lights is set to roll Dec. 4. The event is returning after a two-year hiatus and will travel along a slightly shorter route than it has in the past. (Image via Google Maps)

Surrey Santa Parade of Lights set for Dec. 4

Parade will travel shorter route than in other years

The 2022 Surrey Santa Parade of Lights is set to roll Dec. 4. The event is returning after a two-year hiatus and will travel along a slightly shorter route than it has in the past. (Image via Google Maps)
The current version of the White Rock City Orchestra during recent rehearsals. Contributed photo

Busy season for White Rock City Orchestra maestra DeWit

Volare Tenors, Messiah In The Valley performances on horizon

The current version of the White Rock City Orchestra during recent rehearsals. Contributed photo
FILE - Singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in a concert at Wembley Stadium on June 22, 2018, in London. On the heels of a messy ticket roll out for Swift’s first tour in years, fans are angry; they’re also energized against Ticketmaster. While researchers agree that there’s no way to tell how long the energy could last, the outrage shows a way for young people to become more politically engaged through fan culture. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Taylor Swift ticket trouble could drive political engagement

Size of Swift’s fandom spurring conversations about economic inequality symbolized by Ticketmaster

FILE - Singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in a concert at Wembley Stadium on June 22, 2018, in London. On the heels of a messy ticket roll out for Swift’s first tour in years, fans are angry; they’re also energized against Ticketmaster. While researchers agree that there’s no way to tell how long the energy could last, the outrage shows a way for young people to become more politically engaged through fan culture. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
This combination of photos shows a “Peanuts” cartoon by Charles M. Schulz in 1999 showing kids at a museum with one off on the side, gazing at a painting of the dog Earl from “Mutts,” top, and an upcoming “Mutts” cartoon by Patrick McDonnell showing Earl at the museum fondly looking at a framed image of Snoopy. More than 75 syndicated cartoonists have tucked tributes, Easter eggs and references to “Peanuts” in Nov. 26/Saturday’s funny papers to honor the creator of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and company. (Peanuts via AP, top and King Features Syndicate via AP)

Cartoonists honour ‘Peanuts’ creator in Saturday funny pages

More than 75 syndicated cartoonists have created tributes to salute strip’s 100th birthday

This combination of photos shows a “Peanuts” cartoon by Charles M. Schulz in 1999 showing kids at a museum with one off on the side, gazing at a painting of the dog Earl from “Mutts,” top, and an upcoming “Mutts” cartoon by Patrick McDonnell showing Earl at the museum fondly looking at a framed image of Snoopy. More than 75 syndicated cartoonists have tucked tributes, Easter eggs and references to “Peanuts” in Nov. 26/Saturday’s funny papers to honor the creator of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and company. (Peanuts via AP, top and King Features Syndicate via AP)
Chad Kroeger, left, and Ryan Peake of the band Nickelback are photographed in Toronto, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

Nickelback doubles down on nostalgia – just don’t call it a concept record

‘Get Rollin’, the band’s first full-length album in five years, is a throwback to its glory days

Chad Kroeger, left, and Ryan Peake of the band Nickelback are photographed in Toronto, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
From above, the scene at Surrey Tree Lighting Festival & Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (Submitted photo: City of Surrey)

18,000 people at plaza for Surrey Tree Lighting Festival & Holiday Market, city estimates

Concord Pacific ‘Giving Trees’ raised money for Surrey Food Bank

From above, the scene at Surrey Tree Lighting Festival & Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (Submitted photo: City of Surrey)
FILE - Jason David Frank waves to the crowd as he makes his way down Peachtree Street in the annual DragonCon parade through downtown Atlanta, on Aug. 31, 2013. Frank, who played the Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver on the 1990s children’s series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” has died, according to a statement Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, from his manager, Justine Hunt. He was 49. (Jonathan Phillips/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)

‘Power Rangers’ star Jason David Frank dies at 49

Frank played the Green Ranger in the popular ’90s children’s TV show

FILE - Jason David Frank waves to the crowd as he makes his way down Peachtree Street in the annual DragonCon parade through downtown Atlanta, on Aug. 31, 2013. Frank, who played the Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver on the 1990s children’s series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” has died, according to a statement Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, from his manager, Justine Hunt. He was 49. (Jonathan Phillips/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)

White Rock concert venue/studio among Surrey Art & Business Award winners, for innovation

Blue Frog Studios, Lyn Verra-Lay, Argel Monte De Ramos and Liane Davison won awards Tuesday evening

A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)
Sir Elton John performs live at the Elton John's final North American show of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

Elton John rockets toward retirement at Dodger Stadium

Forty seven years after he took the stage at Dodger Stadium in…

Sir Elton John performs live at the Elton John's final North American show of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)