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This combination of photos shows a “Peanuts” cartoon by Charles M. Schulz in 1999 showing kids at a museum with one off on the side, gazing at a painting of the dog Earl from “Mutts,” top, and an upcoming “Mutts” cartoon by Patrick McDonnell showing Earl at the museum fondly looking at a framed image of Snoopy. More than 75 syndicated cartoonists have tucked tributes, Easter eggs and references to “Peanuts” in Nov. 26/Saturday’s funny papers to honor the creator of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and company. (Peanuts via AP, top and King Features Syndicate via AP)

Cartoonists honour ‘Peanuts’ creator in Saturday funny pages

More than 75 syndicated cartoonists have created tributes to salute strip’s 100th birthday

This combination of photos shows a “Peanuts” cartoon by Charles M. Schulz in 1999 showing kids at a museum with one off on the side, gazing at a painting of the dog Earl from “Mutts,” top, and an upcoming “Mutts” cartoon by Patrick McDonnell showing Earl at the museum fondly looking at a framed image of Snoopy. More than 75 syndicated cartoonists have tucked tributes, Easter eggs and references to “Peanuts” in Nov. 26/Saturday’s funny papers to honor the creator of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and company. (Peanuts via AP, top and King Features Syndicate via AP)
Chad Kroeger, left, and Ryan Peake of the band Nickelback are photographed in Toronto, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul

Nickelback doubles down on nostalgia – just don’t call it a concept record

‘Get Rollin’, the band’s first full-length album in five years, is a throwback to its glory days

Chad Kroeger, left, and Ryan Peake of the band Nickelback are photographed in Toronto, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
From above, the scene at Surrey Tree Lighting Festival & Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (Submitted photo: City of Surrey)

18,000 people at plaza for Surrey Tree Lighting Festival & Holiday Market, city estimates

Concord Pacific ‘Giving Trees’ raised money for Surrey Food Bank

From above, the scene at Surrey Tree Lighting Festival & Holiday Market on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (Submitted photo: City of Surrey)
FILE - Jason David Frank waves to the crowd as he makes his way down Peachtree Street in the annual DragonCon parade through downtown Atlanta, on Aug. 31, 2013. Frank, who played the Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver on the 1990s children’s series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” has died, according to a statement Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, from his manager, Justine Hunt. He was 49. (Jonathan Phillips/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)

‘Power Rangers’ star Jason David Frank dies at 49

Frank played the Green Ranger in the popular ’90s children’s TV show

FILE - Jason David Frank waves to the crowd as he makes his way down Peachtree Street in the annual DragonCon parade through downtown Atlanta, on Aug. 31, 2013. Frank, who played the Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver on the 1990s children’s series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” has died, according to a statement Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, from his manager, Justine Hunt. He was 49. (Jonathan Phillips/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)

White Rock concert venue/studio among Surrey Art & Business Award winners, for innovation

Blue Frog Studios, Lyn Verra-Lay, Argel Monte De Ramos and Liane Davison won awards Tuesday evening

A “Ladies Sing the Blues” benefit concert at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock in July 2021. The concert venue and recording studio won the Arts and Innovation Award during the Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 22. (Photo: facebook.com/BlueFrogLive)
Sir Elton John performs live at the Elton John's final North American show of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

Elton John rockets toward retirement at Dodger Stadium

Forty seven years after he took the stage at Dodger Stadium in…

Sir Elton John performs live at the Elton John's final North American show of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Songwriter Diane Warren poses with her Taylor guitar in her studio at the Realsongs Diane Warren Music Company in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Warren will receive an honorary Oscar at the annual Governors Awards. She’s the first songwriter to ever get the award. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

After 13 unsuccessful nominations, songwriter Diane Warren finally gets her Oscar

Prolific nominee to receive honorary statuette Saturday at the annual Governors Awards

Songwriter Diane Warren poses with her Taylor guitar in her studio at the Realsongs Diane Warren Music Company in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Warren will receive an honorary Oscar at the annual Governors Awards. She’s the first songwriter to ever get the award. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Lumagica returns to the Cloverdale Fairgrounds Nov. 25 and runs until Dec. 30. (Photo: submitted)
Lumagica returns to the Cloverdale Fairgrounds Nov. 25 and runs until Dec. 30. (Photo: submitted)
The cover for 80 Where Late the Song Birds Sing by Emma Robbins. (Courtesy of James Robbins)

Late the Song Bird: B.C. woman releases her debut country album at 80

Greater Victoria’s Emma Robbins began writing her own songs 15 years ago

The cover for 80 Where Late the Song Birds Sing by Emma Robbins. (Courtesy of James Robbins)
The opening-night curtain call for “A Late Snow” actors Nicki Regnier, Jennifer Tiles, Taylor Stutchbury, Amy Starkey and Rachel Gadd, from left to right, at Bethany-Newton United Church in Surrey on Thursday night, Nov. 17. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

PHOTOS: At Surrey church, ‘A Late Snow’ tells a stormy story of five gay women trapped in cabin

Pivot Theatre production stars Taylor Stutchbury as a college professor looking for true love

The opening-night curtain call for “A Late Snow” actors Nicki Regnier, Jennifer Tiles, Taylor Stutchbury, Amy Starkey and Rachel Gadd, from left to right, at Bethany-Newton United Church in Surrey on Thursday night, Nov. 17. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Tanya E. Williams, South Surrey author of Welcome To The Hamilton, a novel set in Vancouver in 1927. Contributed photo

Hotel-based novel reconstructs Vancouver’s Roaring 20s

South Surrey’s Tanya E. Williams spins tale of two sisters training for a luxury establishment

Tanya E. Williams, South Surrey author of Welcome To The Hamilton, a novel set in Vancouver in 1927. Contributed photo
Gerry Dee in a photo posted to Facebook.com.

Comedy shows flood Surrey as Gerry Dee, Sugar Sammy and other funny people announce dates

Also announced for Bell theatre is Mike Delamont’s ‘God is a Scottish Drag Queen: Christmas Special’

Gerry Dee in a photo posted to Facebook.com.
FILE - Taylor Swift attends an ‘in conversation with Taylor Swift’ event at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 9, 2022. Swift’s latest album Anti-Hero released on Oct. 21. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Ticketmaster canceling next Taylor Swift concert ticket sale

Decision came two days after a presale event caused the site to crash

FILE - Taylor Swift attends an ‘in conversation with Taylor Swift’ event at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 9, 2022. Swift’s latest album Anti-Hero released on Oct. 21. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
The Delta Literary Arts Society is holding the next installment of its bi-monthly InkWellTold reading-in-conversation series on Nov. 26, 2022 at the North Delta Centre for the Arts. The event will focus on “writing with a purpose” and feature writer/instructor Taslim Jaffer and advocate/author Daniel Pearse. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)

North Delta author talk to focus on drive to write personal stories

Delta Literary Arts Society event on Nov. 26 the latest installment of InkWellTold series

The Delta Literary Arts Society is holding the next installment of its bi-monthly InkWellTold reading-in-conversation series on Nov. 26, 2022 at the North Delta Centre for the Arts. The event will focus on “writing with a purpose” and feature writer/instructor Taslim Jaffer and advocate/author Daniel Pearse. (Delta Literary Arts Society image)
FILE - Jay Leno attends the Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief in Los Angeles on Sept. 12, 2017. Jay Leno suffered burns in a weekend fire at the car enthusiast’s garage but said Monday that he was doing OK, according to reports. Leno, 72, had been set to appear at a financial conference in Las Vegas on Sunday but canceled because of a “serious medical emergency.” (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)

Leno has surgery for burns from car fire, in good condition

Former talk show host expected to make a full recovery

FILE - Jay Leno attends the Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief in Los Angeles on Sept. 12, 2017. Jay Leno suffered burns in a weekend fire at the car enthusiast’s garage but said Monday that he was doing OK, according to reports. Leno, 72, had been set to appear at a financial conference in Las Vegas on Sunday but canceled because of a “serious medical emergency.” (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - Ticketmaster tickets and gift cards are shown at a box office in San Jose, Calif., on May 11, 2009. A pre-sale for Swift’s U.S. tour next year resulted in crash after crash on Ticketmaster. A pre-sale for Swift’s U.S. tour next year resulted in crash after crash on Ticketmaster. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Shake it off? Parents come up short for Taylor Swift tickets

Ticketmaster called demand “historically unprecedented” with millions of people trying to buy

FILE - Ticketmaster tickets and gift cards are shown at a box office in San Jose, Calif., on May 11, 2009. A pre-sale for Swift’s U.S. tour next year resulted in crash after crash on Ticketmaster. A pre-sale for Swift’s U.S. tour next year resulted in crash after crash on Ticketmaster. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
Three of the actors in Fraser Valley Musical Theatre’s “Sleeping Beauty” pantomime are, from left, Jill Leavitt (as Princess Fedora), Miriah Reitmeier (Prince Hector) and Paige Thomsen (Black Fairy). (Submitted photos: Ahnika Airey/AJRA Media)

‘Sleeping Beauty’ kicks off Surrey’s panto season with comedy that moves to Motown classics

’I think people have gotten out of the habit of going to live theatre, but we have good talent this year, a good show,’ says music director Tim Tucker

Three of the actors in Fraser Valley Musical Theatre’s “Sleeping Beauty” pantomime are, from left, Jill Leavitt (as Princess Fedora), Miriah Reitmeier (Prince Hector) and Paige Thomsen (Black Fairy). (Submitted photos: Ahnika Airey/AJRA Media)
The Philadelphia Orchestra rehearses with its music director and conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on October 17, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matt Rourke

Composer Nézet-Séguin, producer Boi-1da among top Canadian Grammy nominees

B.C.’s Michael Bublé’s latest effort ‘Higher’ among contenders for traditional pop vocal album

The Philadelphia Orchestra rehearses with its music director and conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on October 17, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Matt Rourke
Bergmann Piano Duo.
Bergmann Piano Duo.
WWE-vet wrestlers Bollywood Boyz (Burnaby’s Harvinder and Gurvinder Sihra) will be at Surrey’s Sullivan Hall on Saturday, Nov. 19, for an All Star Wrestling event. See listing under Wrestling.
WWE-vet wrestlers Bollywood Boyz (Burnaby’s Harvinder and Gurvinder Sihra) will be at Surrey’s Sullivan Hall on Saturday, Nov. 19, for an All Star Wrestling event. See listing under Wrestling.
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