Entertainment

Seven Days in Chilliwack

Matuto performs March 8 in Harrison. For more info, see the event listing below. - SUBMITTED PHOTO
Matuto performs March 8 in Harrison. For more info, see the event listing below.
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Seven Days is a free A&E listing published in print every Wednesday, and online every Thursday. For more information, or to submit your event, email it to Jenna Hauck at photo@theprogress.com (please include a contact name and number), or call 604-702-5576.

March 5-23 - UFV Theatre presents a contemporary version of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet at UFV’s Performance Theatre (45635 Yale Rd.). The production runs March 5 to 23 at UFV’s Performance Theatre at 45635 Yale Road (at Airport Road). Show times: previews March 5 and 6; evening performances (7:30 p.m.) are March 7, 8, 14, 15, 20, 21, and 22; and Sunday matinees (2 p.m.) are March 16 and 23. Student matinees at 12 p.m. are March 12 and 13. Ticket prices range from $11 to $23 (plus service fees) and available by phone at 604-795-2814 and online at www.UFV.ca/theatre.

March 7 - Holmes and Watson Save the Empire is a family-friendly musical that hits the Cultural Centre stage at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $32/adults, $29/senior, $27/student and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

March 8 - I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff! returns to the Cultural Centre at 7:30 p.m. with a brand new lineup of comediennes including Stephanie Michelle, Melanie Rose, and headliner Susan Rice. Tickets $32/adults, $29/senior, $27/student and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca. Adult material and situations – may not be appropriate for all audiences.

March 8 - New York fusion band Matuto brings Brazilian bluegrass to the Harrison Memorial Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets $22 and available online at www.harrisonfestival.com or by phone at 604-796-3664.

March 8 to April 17 - Local artist Marie McGill brings her solo exhibition, British Columbia Inspirations, to the Chambers Gallery at the Chilliwack Museum March 8 to April 17. Opening reception is set for Saturday, March 8 from noon to 2 p.m. Free admission on opening day. Gallery hours are Mondays to Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission $3/adults and $2/seniors and students.

March 8 - It's comedy night at Jimmy's Pub in Agassiz (7215 Pioneer Ave.) with headlining comedian Jy Harris and guest Brett Nikolic at 9 p.m. Tickets $10 and available at the pub. Ages 19+. 1-604-491-1122

March 9 - DuffleBag Theatre presents Cinderella at the Cultural Centre at 2 p.m. Tickets $10 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

March 10 - AC/DC tribute band from Los Angeles, Bonfire, performs at the Cultural Centre tonight at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $34.70 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Now to March 8 - Planes + Characters is an art exhibition on display at the Art Gallery in the Cultural Centre until March 8. Paintings are by local artists Sandra Wiens and Pierre Tremblay. Gallery hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m., plus some evenings before theatre performances.

Now to March 13 - The annual Chilliwack Lions Club Music and Dance Festival runs Feb. 4 to March 13 with dance and music performances at the Cultural Centre, and band performances at G.W. Graham theatre. The festival wraps up with a Music Honours Performance April 4. Tickets: $4 per session per person, $10 per session per family, $18 for a season pass (does not include honours performances), $15 per honours performance. 604-391-SHOW(7469). www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca. www.chilliwacklionsclubmusicanddancefestival.com

 

 

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