Entertainment

Seven Days in Chilliwack

Songwriter Mike Edel performs at the Acoustic Emporium (The Vineyard Centre - 45892 Wellington Ave.) at 7:30 p.m. on April 25. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door.   - SUBMITTED PHOTO
Songwriter Mike Edel performs at the Acoustic Emporium (The Vineyard Centre - 45892 Wellington Ave.) at 7:30 p.m. on April 25. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door.
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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.

April 23 to 27 - UFV Directors’ Festival runs April 23 to 27 at UFV Theatre (45635 Yale Rd.). Tickets $5 per show, with packages of four tickets for just $15, or a festival pass valid for all 21 show slots for $40. The full festival schedule is available at UFV.ca/Theatre. Tickets at 604-795-2814, theatre@ufv.ca or at the box office on the day of the show.

April 24 to May 3 - The Chilliwack Players Guild presents Anne of Green Gables - The Musical April 24 to May 3 at the Cultural Centre. Tickets $30/adults and $25/seniors and students; tickets on family night (April 30) are $18 each. Tickets available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

April 25 - Juno Award winning hip-hop group Swollen Members perform their all-ages show at Tzeachten Community Centre (45855 Promontory Rd.) tonight supporting their new album 'Brand New Day'. Doors at 7:30, show at 8 p.m. Tickets $35. www.ticketzone.com.

April 25 - Songwriter Mike Edel performs at the Acoustic Emporium (The Vineyard Centre - 45892 Wellington Ave.) at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door.

April 25 - Dances for a Small Stage takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Rotary Hall Studio Theatre at the Cultural Centre. Tickets $25 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

April 25/26 - The Vedder Golden Branch 280 has live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. Dancing to the music of Earthmen goes from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

April 26 - Funny man, Lorne Elliott, will be showcasing his delightfully foolish, witty and thought-provoking one-man concert show at the Harrison Memorial Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets $22 and available online at www.harrisonfestival.com or by phone 604-796-3664.

April 28 - Wanda's Tea Dance with music by Sweet Water takes place this afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Mt Cheam Lion's Hall (45580 Spadina Ave.). There will also be refreshments, door prizes, and a 50/50 draw. Tickets $6 at the door.

April 30 - The Art Room’s Pinterest Project of the Month is ‘upcycled wind chime’. Using old cookie cutters, beads, buttons, coins and findings from around the house students will create a beautiful wind chime that will be as unique as the person it is for. The class takes place at #20-5725 Vedder Rd. from 7 to 9 p.m. Open to those aged 13 to adult. Cost: $20/members, $25/non-members. 604-769-2787, office@chilliwackartscouncil.com, www.chilliwackartscouncil.com.

April 30 - The Chilliwack International Film Series runs until May 7 at Cottonwood 4 Cinemas every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Tonight’s movie is Cas & Dylan; Canada; English; 90 min.; 14A; comedy, drama.

April 30 to May 10 - G.W. Graham theatre brings Bye Bye Birdie to the stage April 30 to May 10. The show runs Wednesdays to Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 4 at 2 p.m. There will also be a special by-donation preview on April 29 to benefit the Patrick O’Brien Scholarship. Tickets are $10/$15 and available at the school (45955 Thomas Rd.) and The Dogfather (9701 Menzies St.).

Now to April 26 - Unexpected Garden features paintings and constructions by Ross Bollerup at the Art Gallery in the Cultural Centre from March 13 to April 26. Gallery hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m., plus some evenings during theatre performances.

Chilliwack comedy troupe Family of Comics is looking for an experienced actor, aged 55+, for a comedy on retirement. 604-217-0849.

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