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Maple Ridge artist Zoran Malinovski has a new online exhibition called What’s Happening. (Angie Malinovski/Special to The News)

Exhibition by Maple Ridge artist brings environment back to the forefront

Zoran Malinovski’s online exhibition called What’s Happening

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ON COOKING: Mulligatawny is tough to spell but a tasty soup

Chef Dez offers up his version of a classic soup

  • Nov 26, 2020
Young Decs has attracted attention from M.C.s and producers across North America. (Special to the News)

Young Maple Ridge entertainer seeing quick success

14-year-old Young Decs released his first song, Anx!ety, five months ago

Chilliwack musician Mauvey won the Dakota Leslie Fan Vote – and $2,500 – at this year’s Fraser Valley Music Awards. The virtual event was held Thursday night (Nov. 19).

Winners of Fraser Valley Music Awards announced in 16 categories

Annual awards honour artists in pop, hip hop, jazz and more

Chilliwack musician Mauvey won the Dakota Leslie Fan Vote – and $2,500 – at this year’s Fraser Valley Music Awards. The virtual event was held Thursday night (Nov. 19).
Cheyanna Miller, left, plays Alice and Aysha Maas plays the Red Queen in Maple Ridge Secondary’s COVID-version of Alice In Wonderland. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Maple Ridge production takes Alice down the COVID rabbit hole

Maple Ridge Secondary films COVID-themed production of Alice In Wonderland

Cheyanna Miller, left, plays Alice and Aysha Maas plays the Red Queen in Maple Ridge Secondary’s COVID-version of Alice In Wonderland. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Pitt Meadows actress Mia Bella Shewchuk, 11, won two Joeys at the national awards gala on Saturday. (Alaina Zecchini/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows actress receives national recognition

Mia Bella Shewchuk won two Joey Awards at the 8th annual gala

Pitt Meadows actress Mia Bella Shewchuk, 11, won two Joeys at the national awards gala on Saturday. (Alaina Zecchini/Special to The News)
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ON COOKING: Chef Dez warms up to the idea of chestnuts

Chestnuts are high in fibre and low in fat, compared to other nuts

  • Nov 9, 2020
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Chilliwack group The Eddy J Band performed during the fourth annual Fraser Valley Music Awards in November 2019 in Chilliwack. (Claudia Wyler Photography)

50 nominees announced for Fraser Valley Music Awards

Winners to be named during virtual awards ceremony on Nov. 19

Chilliwack group The Eddy J Band performed during the fourth annual Fraser Valley Music Awards in November 2019 in Chilliwack. (Claudia Wyler Photography)
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ON COOKING: Chef offers a new take on pumpkin spice

Pumpkin puree can be used to make a salad dressing

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Someone needs a manicure? The She Devil pursues Jvck Wilde in a cinematic music video about struggling with mental illness. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hip-hop artist Jvck Wilde produces She Devil music video

Dark, chilling and very cinematic, Wilde produces a gripping video on a tight budget

Someone needs a manicure? The She Devil pursues Jvck Wilde in a cinematic music video about struggling with mental illness. (Submitted photo)
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ON COOKING: Chef Dez makes his pitch for pumpkins

Pumpkins aren’t just for carving and pie. They are a versatile fruit in savory dishes

  • Oct 9, 2020
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13 productions shooting in Maple Ridge this month alone

13 productions shooting in Maple Ridge this month alone

Maple Ridge was one of the first Lower Mainland municipalities to welcome back film crews

  • Sep 28, 2020
13 productions shooting in Maple Ridge this month alone
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ON COOKING: Chef Dez offers help in the kitchen during a pandemic

COVID-19 has more people at home and spending time in the kitchen

  • Sep 28, 2020
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Former Garibaldi Secondary student, Jonathan Poh, explores his aversion to thrift stores in his CBC Nonfiction finalist story. (Photo special to THE NEWS)

Former Maple Ridge resident is a finalist for 2020 CBC nonfiction prize

Garibaldi Secondary grad, Jonathan Poh, writes about second-hand clothing stores in Value Village

Former Garibaldi Secondary student, Jonathan Poh, explores his aversion to thrift stores in his CBC Nonfiction finalist story. (Photo special to THE NEWS)
Bentley Storteboom, 8, has been acting for a year-and-a-half. (Candace Woods Photography)

8-year-old Maple Ridge actor up for pair of national awards

Bentley Storteboom is nominated for Joey awards in commercial and film acting

Bentley Storteboom, 8, has been acting for a year-and-a-half. (Candace Woods Photography)
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On Cooking: Chef Dez adds zest to dishes with citrus peel

Sweet and savoury dishes can benefit from the addition of zest

  • Sep 15, 2020
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MLA Bob D’Eith shares his thoughts on the music industry and current challenges with youth in Surrey next week. (Special to The News)

MLA share music secrets with industry’s youth

Maple Ridge-Mission politician puts on his other hat, shedding light on entertainment world

  • Sep 11, 2020
MLA Bob D’Eith shares his thoughts on the music industry and current challenges with youth in Surrey next week. (Special to The News)
Rachel Stephens and Paul Kobilke star in Theatre in the Country’s Last Five Years. (Reg Parks/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Former Maple Ridge theatre presents The Last Five Years; its first live show in six months

Two-person production runs at Theatre in the Country from Sept. 10 to 26

Rachel Stephens and Paul Kobilke star in Theatre in the Country’s Last Five Years. (Reg Parks/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Love, Guaranteed was filmed in part in Maple Ridge. The movie, released Sept. 3 on Netflix, stars Rachel Leigh Cook and Damon Wayans Jr. (Netflix screengrab)

Maple Ridge a backdrop for latest Netflix romantic comedy

Filming of Love, Guaranteed was done – in part – along 224th Street last fall

Love, Guaranteed was filmed in part in Maple Ridge. The movie, released Sept. 3 on Netflix, stars Rachel Leigh Cook and Damon Wayans Jr. (Netflix screengrab)
Maple Ridge author Ligia Carvalho. (Special to The News)

Book for grieving kids earns accolades for Maple Ridge author

A Brazilian immigrant pens her second book, which is earning national and international attention

Maple Ridge author Ligia Carvalho. (Special to The News)