Seven Days in Chilliwack

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for March 20 to 26.

Ballet Kelowna brings its performance, Innovation, to the Cultural Centre stage on March 22. See the listing below for more info.

Ballet Kelowna brings its performance, Innovation, to the Cultural Centre stage on March 22. See the listing below for more info.

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 21 – Tara Travis performs the one-woman theatre production, Til Death Do We Part: The Six Wives of Henry VIII, at the Cultural Centre today at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca. Note: features adult situations and material in abundance, and so may not be suitable for all audiences.

March 21/22 – The Vedder Golden Branch 280 has live music Friday and Saturday with dancing from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. This weekend it’s Rhythm Street.

March 22 – Ballet Kelowna brings its performance, Innovation, to 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 23 – The Vedder Golden Branch 280 has karaoke today from 2 to 6 p.m.

March 23 – Classical Ballet Academy presents Ballet Workshop par Excellence with former European ballerina Vera Babakova from 4:30 to 6 p.m. For talented students aged 9 and up. Free. 604-701-0173.

March 25 – The Ultimate Tribute to the King is at the Cultural Centre today at 7:30 p.m. featuring three Elvis tribute artists: Chris Connor, Ted Torres and Brandon Bennett. Tickets $43.35 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

March 26 – The opening reception for the Cultural Centre’s Lobby Art Exhibition is today at 6 p.m. Meet the artists who provided the pieces adorning the large walls throughout the facility: Diane Davidson-Bastien, Keith Graham, Robert V. Harms, Anouk Jonker, Krista Kilvert, Julie Thomasen, Debbie Weismiller, and Chris Woods. The work will be on display for the 2014 calendar year.

Now to March 23 – UFV Theatre presents a contemporary version of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet at UFV’s Performance Theatre (45635 Yale Rd.) now to March 23. Show times: evening performances (7:30 p.m.) are March 20, 21, and 22, plus a Sunday matinee (2 p.m.) on March 23. 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.

Now 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. Gallery hours are Mondays to Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission $3/adults and $2/seniors and students.

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.

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