Entertainment

Host Brooke Lynn Hytes is pictured with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who made an appearance on the Friday, Nov. 25 episode of “Canada’s Drag Race: Canada vs. the World.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Bell Media/Crave

Justin Trudeau talks allyship during appearance on ‘Canada’s Drag Race’ spinoff

He’s the first world leader to appear on the RuPaul-founded series

Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara has died at age 63. (@Irene_Cara/Twitter photo)

‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer-actor Irene Cara dies at 63

Performer an Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winner

The documentary Eating Our Way To Extinction, presented by the White Rock Social Justice Film Society Dec. 2 at the Turnbull Gallery, reveals disturbing facts about the relationship between the food we eat and climate change. Contributed photo

Documentary to be screened in South Surrey links food agriculture and climate change

Eating Our Way To Extinction is current White Rock Social Justice screening

Netflix’s DVD-by-mail rental service, now called DVD.com, is seen in a non-descript office in Fremont, Calif. March 29, 2022, It is located about 20 miles from Netflix’s main campus in Los Gatos, Calif. Netflix’s trailblazing DVD-by-mail rental service has been relegated as a relic in the age of video streaming, but there is still a steady — albeit shrinking — audience of diehards who are happily paying to receive those discs in the iconic red-and-white envelopes. (AP Photo/Michael Liedtke)

Netflix nights still come wrapped in red-and-white envelopes

Netflix set to shut down a service that has shipped more than 5 billion discs across the U.S.

Netflix’s DVD-by-mail rental service, now called DVD.com, is seen in a non-descript office in Fremont, Calif. March 29, 2022, It is located about 20 miles from Netflix’s main campus in Los Gatos, Calif. Netflix’s trailblazing DVD-by-mail rental service has been relegated as a relic in the age of video streaming, but there is still a steady — albeit shrinking — audience of diehards who are happily paying to receive those discs in the iconic red-and-white envelopes. (AP Photo/Michael Liedtke)
Otto Tausk conducts Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. (Photo: ottotausk.com)

VSO to ring Surrey’s Bell with ‘Winter Daydreams’ and ‘A Traditional Christmas’ concerts

Also in December, the VSO aims to put people in the Christmas spirit with several other performances

Otto Tausk conducts Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. (Photo: ottotausk.com)
FILE - Food vendors work behind an ice cream fridge with an advertisement featuring Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu in Beijing on Aug. 3, 2021. A Beijing court on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 sentenced Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu to 13 years in prison on charges including rape. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

China sentences Chinese-Canadian star Kris Wu to 13 years

A Chinese court on Friday sentenced Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu to…

FILE - Food vendors work behind an ice cream fridge with an advertisement featuring Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu in Beijing on Aug. 3, 2021. A Beijing court on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 sentenced Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu to 13 years in prison on charges including rape. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting “Suki’s Reindeer Wish,” a winter-themed production for children, at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)

Delta Literary Arts Society hosting free all-ages holiday show

Suki’s Reindeer Wish to be staged at North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10

Delta Literary Arts Society is hosting “Suki’s Reindeer Wish,” a winter-themed production for children, at the North Delta Centre for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)
This image released by Disney shows Splat in a scene from the animated film “Strange World.” (Disney via AP)

Review: ‘Strange World’ explores big themes in bold colours

Beautiful pictures tell tale of human characters that look a lot more like the real world than usual

This image released by Disney shows Splat in a scene from the animated film “Strange World.” (Disney via AP)
Delta Photo Club is presenting a Zoom workshop, “The Power and Benefits of a Creative Image Series,” with award-winning photographer Rick Hulbert on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. (Rick Hulbert/Delta Photo Club/Submitted photo)

Power of ‘creative image series’ subject of Delta Photo Club workshop

Zoom presentation featuring award-winning photographer Rick Hubert Dec. 7

Delta Photo Club is presenting a Zoom workshop, “The Power and Benefits of a Creative Image Series,” with award-winning photographer Rick Hulbert on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. (Rick Hulbert/Delta Photo Club/Submitted photo)
DJ Alibaba (aka Al Lamons) with business partner Vera JM Friesen at the Vancity Soul Skate event at the PNE’s Rollerland building on Nov. 20, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

A chance to roller dance: Surrey DJ Alibaba spins new VanCity Soul Skate nights at PNE

‘It’s just a chance to roller dance, or roller boogie, as we used to call it back in the day,’ Al Lamons says

DJ Alibaba (aka Al Lamons) with business partner Vera JM Friesen at the Vancity Soul Skate event at the PNE’s Rollerland building on Nov. 20, 2022. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Marshmello (left) and The Offspring both perform at different venues in Abbotsford on Saturday (Nov. 26).

Abbotsford transforming into live music destination on Saturday

The Offspring performing in Abbotsford on Saturday, Marshmello now cancelled

Marshmello (left) and The Offspring both perform at different venues in Abbotsford on Saturday (Nov. 26).
Ezra Kwizera and band perform at Hubcast Media’s intimate Campus Studios on Nov. 19. The studio is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey. (Submitted photo)
Ezra Kwizera and band perform at Hubcast Media’s intimate Campus Studios on Nov. 19. The studio is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey. (Submitted photo)
The Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to White Rock Baptist Church this Saturday (Nov. 26) for a concert of seasonal favourites plus some new material and young guest performers (Contributed photo)

Welsh Men’s Choir returns to South Surrey Nov. 26

Group’s first post-COVID concert at White Rock Baptist Church

The Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir returns to White Rock Baptist Church this Saturday (Nov. 26) for a concert of seasonal favourites plus some new material and young guest performers (Contributed photo)
Part of the parade at the annual Christmas on the Peninsula event in uptown White Rock in 2021. (Perry Aasman, In-Focus Photography)

Christmas on the Peninsula returns to uptown White Rock

14th annual event features carollers, Christmas tree lighting and market

Part of the parade at the annual Christmas on the Peninsula event in uptown White Rock in 2021. (Perry Aasman, In-Focus Photography)
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Coming to Surrey: 10-foot ‘Ghost of Christmas Present’ puppet in Wonderheads’ re-imagined classic

With a twist, Dickens’ popular story to hit the stage at Bell Performing Arts Centre

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Starting Friday (Nov. 25), the second annual Lumagica Surrey event returns to Cloverdale Fairgrounds with light displays, live music, festive food, visits with Santa and more. Tickets are required. See lumagica.ca for all the details. (Photo: lumagica.ca)
Starting Friday (Nov. 25), the second annual Lumagica Surrey event returns to Cloverdale Fairgrounds with light displays, live music, festive food, visits with Santa and more. Tickets are required. See lumagica.ca for all the details. (Photo: lumagica.ca)
A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale in December 2019 during the Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)

Surrey Santa parade will roll in Cloverdale, but no lit Big Rigs event in City Centre

Cloverdale parade returns after being cancelled in both 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-related issues

A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale in December 2019 during the Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)
The 2022 Surrey Santa Parade of Lights is set to roll Dec. 4. The event is returning after a two-year hiatus and will travel along a slightly shorter route than it has in the past. (Image via Google Maps)

Surrey Santa Parade of Lights set for Dec. 4

Parade will travel shorter route than in other years

The 2022 Surrey Santa Parade of Lights is set to roll Dec. 4. The event is returning after a two-year hiatus and will travel along a slightly shorter route than it has in the past. (Image via Google Maps)
The current version of the White Rock City Orchestra during recent rehearsals. Contributed photo

Busy season for White Rock City Orchestra maestra DeWit

Volare Tenors, Messiah In The Valley performances on horizon

The current version of the White Rock City Orchestra during recent rehearsals. Contributed photo
FILE - Singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in a concert at Wembley Stadium on June 22, 2018, in London. On the heels of a messy ticket roll out for Swift’s first tour in years, fans are angry; they’re also energized against Ticketmaster. While researchers agree that there’s no way to tell how long the energy could last, the outrage shows a way for young people to become more politically engaged through fan culture. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Taylor Swift ticket trouble could drive political engagement

Size of Swift’s fandom spurring conversations about economic inequality symbolized by Ticketmaster

FILE - Singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in a concert at Wembley Stadium on June 22, 2018, in London. On the heels of a messy ticket roll out for Swift’s first tour in years, fans are angry; they’re also energized against Ticketmaster. While researchers agree that there’s no way to tell how long the energy could last, the outrage shows a way for young people to become more politically engaged through fan culture. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
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