Lorne Koroluk is back at the Ladner Pioneer Library with a new photography exhibition.
Country boy Trevor Murray, will be doing a hometown show April 26 as he opens for Crystal Shawanda at Langley's Cascades Casino.
Move over, Oscars. A trio of student filmmakers has won a coveted award for their 60-second version of Twilight.
THAI food is a favourite of mine; the blend of sour, salty and sweet elements creates such intriguing flavor profiles.
THIS is the week that the wine world descends on Vancouver.
PARTNER in Calories and I have adopted a new supper strategy for 2012.
LOOKING back over 2011, we're reminded yet again, that wine is first and foremost about people: those who make it (and to a much lesser extent - those of us who drink it).
CLUBS AND GROUPS ... A local Volkssport club is hosting a non-competitive 5K/10K walk in Ladner on Saturday, Jan. 7. Free for new participants. For more info, contact Verni at 604-682-8390.
Maureen Beckford has gone through some dark times lately, and sometimes the only thing keeping her going has been the thought of her four-year-old daughter, Sarah.
NAPA Valley Vintners came to town last week and, as usual, put on one heckuva show.
The past two weeks have been a busy time for the RunInn Delta Marathon groups with over 60 runners competing in the Victoria, Kelowna, Napa Valley and San Francisco Marathon and Half Marathons.
REGULAR readers will know we're a long time fan of Quails Gate wines, so it was with some interest that we learned from owner Tony Stewart some time ago, that he was looking to broaden his horizons possibly in Australia, New Zealand or elsewhere.
The harvest season is fast approaching, so there's no better opportunity for the AbbotsfordMission Times' three-part series exploring our community's growing commitment to local, sustainable agriculture & the barn-to-bistro movement under cultivation in the Fraser Valley. Our second feature focuses on organic foods - what they are, where they're from, and why their popularity is growing like plump tomatoes.
And will that be staves or barrels? The first question comes up quite a bit. The second not so much. But for a lot of folks, that little swack of wood is the very reason that they gravitate towards Chardonnay in the first place. However, in our increasingly food-driven wine world, oak is not necessarily the most friendly of wine ingredients, at least not to excess. Or, maybe, just maybe, we're finally learning that fruit comes first, or, as vintners like to say: "The best wines are made in the vineyard."