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One of the actors in the upcoming TWU production says that although the play dates back nearly 300 years, it remains relevant in 2018. In the same way that disguises are used to mask identity in this play, social media can be used to hide someone’s true identity in today’s society. (Trinity Western University/Special to the Langley Advance)

Langley actors up for challenge of period romance

Two TWU students learn how much they have in common with each other and their characters.

One of the actors in the upcoming TWU production says that although the play dates back nearly 300 years, it remains relevant in 2018. In the same way that disguises are used to mask identity in this play, social media can be used to hide someone’s true identity in today’s society. (Trinity Western University/Special to the Langley Advance)
Langley Rams look for repeat victory Saturday, heading into semifinals

Langley Rams look for repeat victory Saturday, heading into semifinals

Finishing second in the regular season, Langley hosts its first playoff game in four years.

Langley Rams look for repeat victory Saturday, heading into semifinals
In town filming Supergirl, director Kevin Smith stopped off for a visit at his favourite toy store – which is in Langley – and shared a Facebook Live clip that garnered thousands of new fans. (Special to the Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Celebrity Kevin Smith delivers Facebook Live tour of Langley toy store

Warning, some of the language used by Kevin Smith on the video is not appropriate for all ages.

In town filming Supergirl, director Kevin Smith stopped off for a visit at his favourite toy store – which is in Langley – and shared a Facebook Live clip that garnered thousands of new fans. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Neoma Quintin and Gerri Inaba were at Fort Langley Cranberry Festival Saturday recruiting for new members of the Abreast In A Boat’s FORT-itude dragonboat team. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

Pink army recruiting in Fort Langley

In a race to defeat breast cancer, Abreast in A Boat's local FORT-itude team looks for members.

Neoma Quintin and Gerri Inaba were at Fort Langley Cranberry Festival Saturday recruiting for new members of the Abreast In A Boat’s FORT-itude dragonboat team. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)
Radio play brought alive on Langley stage for one night only

Radio play brought alive on Langley stage for one night only

For the third year running, Bard in the Valley presents a unique dinner theatre experience.

Radio play brought alive on Langley stage for one night only
A fraction of a second kept Langley BMXer off the podium

A fraction of a second kept Langley BMXer off the podium

Triumphs on the track leave a Langley rider in eighth place overall at the end of the season.

A fraction of a second kept Langley BMXer off the podium
WHAT'S IN STORE: Shop celebrates the cranberry with tasting and news of a move

WHAT’S IN STORE: Shop celebrates the cranberry with tasting and news of a move

Also on tap later this month is the chamber of commerce business excellence awards.

WHAT'S IN STORE: Shop celebrates the cranberry with tasting and news of a move
Langley City co-hosts a revived Art Crawl this weekend

Langley City co-hosts a revived Art Crawl this weekend

Various downtown businesses host two days of art displays and demonstrations by two dozen artists.

Langley City co-hosts a revived Art Crawl this weekend
Mounties cordoned off a section around Army & Navy in Langley City tonight after reports of a man with a gun. The man has since been taken into custody and no firearm found. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Gun report bring significant police presence to Langley City

Report was unsubstantiated that a resident in the downtown core had a firearm in his waistband.

Mounties cordoned off a section around Army & Navy in Langley City tonight after reports of a man with a gun. The man has since been taken into custody and no firearm found. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)
Drew Mechielsen first participated in BMX racing at age three, in Brookswood. Now, the sport is taking her around the world to compete. (Special to the Langley Advance)

BMX racing takes Langley barista to World Cup in Argentina

Drew Mechielsen encourages other girls to get involved in riding, whether competitive or not.

Drew Mechielsen first participated in BMX racing at age three, in Brookswood. Now, the sport is taking her around the world to compete. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Glow CEO Lawrence Jansen said one of his favourite parts of the new Harvest Glow is the Glow swings incorporated into the show. (Special to the Langley Advance)

FREE TICKETS: Glow festivities in Langley expand to include fall show

Langley nursery transforms greenhouses for a new fall festival of lights, pumpkins, and family fun.

Glow CEO Lawrence Jansen said one of his favourite parts of the new Harvest Glow is the Glow swings incorporated into the show. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Nursery patrons building memories with burlap and twine

Nursery patrons building memories with burlap and twine

Art's Nursery prepares for its fourth annual charity Scarecrow Festival.

Nursery patrons building memories with burlap and twine
Porsche owners converge on Langley for charity rally

Porsche owners converge on Langley for charity rally

B.C. Porsche owners get together for the second annual Porsche rally to Whistler happening Saturday.

Porsche owners converge on Langley for charity rally
Emily Taylor Adams is one of several Langley musicians up for awards from the BC Country Music Association. (Special to the Langley Advance)

VIDEO: Young Langley singer shoots to dethrone veteran musician

Winners will be announced Oct. 21 at the Hard Rock Casino, and several Langley artists are hopefuls.

Emily Taylor Adams is one of several Langley musicians up for awards from the BC Country Music Association. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Getting ready for the world championships has meant a regimented weights program for months, as well as a few hours each day of on-court volleyball training. It’s paying off. Daniel Jansen VanDoorn has played in each of the games, so far, in Bulgaria. (Special to the Langley Advance)

UPDATE: Not too bad for a Langley boy who didn’t really like volleyball

Daniel Jansen VanDoorn is playing with the Canada Team in men's volleyball world championships.

Getting ready for the world championships has meant a regimented weights program for months, as well as a few hours each day of on-court volleyball training. It’s paying off. Daniel Jansen VanDoorn has played in each of the games, so far, in Bulgaria. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Marcel and Elizabeth Bergmann, world-renowned pianists and directors at Langley Community Music School. (Fabmedia Studios/fabmedia.com)

Acclaimed piano couple kick off Langley music school’s concert series

Recently back from Germany and the Netherlands, the Bergmann Piano Duo perform locally on Sept. 29.

Marcel and Elizabeth Bergmann, world-renowned pianists and directors at Langley Community Music School. (Fabmedia Studios/fabmedia.com)
VIDEO: Firefighter boot drive hindered by labourious Langley bark mulch blaze

VIDEO: Firefighter boot drive hindered by labourious Langley bark mulch blaze

Lack of sleep didn't detour some Township fire crews from taking part in an annual fall fundraiser.

VIDEO: Firefighter boot drive hindered by labourious Langley bark mulch blaze
A sundae bar, as well as barbecues, handwritten thank you notes, and other engagement efforts are designed to keep Cintas staff happy at work. (Special to Black Press)

CAREER FAIR: Black Press Media Extreme Career Fair hosts 110 employers in Cloverdale

Don't miss an opportunity to get hired with Black Press Extreme Career Fair

A sundae bar, as well as barbecues, handwritten thank you notes, and other engagement efforts are designed to keep Cintas staff happy at work. (Special to Black Press)
Connar Tomalty, Mark Armstrong, Callum Sundquist, and Ryan Sheehan won silver in the double mini-trampoline competitions at the Pan Am championships in Peru this week. (Special to the Langley Advance)

Silver medal at Pan Ams opens up door for young Langley trampolinist

Being in Peru this past week was goal one for Connar Tomalty. Next up is a stunt career for film.

Connar Tomalty, Mark Armstrong, Callum Sundquist, and Ryan Sheehan won silver in the double mini-trampoline competitions at the Pan Am championships in Peru this week. (Special to the Langley Advance)
Brian Ng is set to participate in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games next month in target shooting. (Terry McCarthy/Special to the Langley Advance)

Air pistol proficiency takes Langley youth to Argentina

Sixteen-year-old shooter Brian Ng will compete in the Youth Olympic Games next month.

Brian Ng is set to participate in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games next month in target shooting. (Terry McCarthy/Special to the Langley Advance)