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OPEN MIC AT CITY BLENDS
Feb. 22, 7: 30 - 9: 30 p.m. there is an open mic at City Blends Coffee and Tea House, 109 - 32423 Lougheed Highway, Mission. This week will feature Jeff Lord and Jonah Weisner. Open mic will run every Friday night. Come and sing, play an instrument or just listen to local talent. See cityblendscoffee-andteahouse.mission or call 604-820-4966 for more.
Feb. 23, The Other Colors will crank out classic rock, 8: 30 p.m. to 12: 30 a.m. at the Dewdney Pub, 8793 River Rd., five minutes east of Mission. Roger Potter hosts 'Acoustic Open Mic' every Thursday at 7: 30 p.m. and 'Sunday Blues Jam' in the 'church of the blues' goes every Sunday from 3: 30 - 7: 30 p.m. Whisky Jack hosts karaoke on Wednesdays at 7: 30 p.m. and DJ night on Fridays. Call 604-826-4762 for details.
DEATH AMONG DELPHIUMS
March 1, Agatha Christie meets Downton Abbey in this edge-of-your-seat murder mystery, March 117 at Opening Nite Theatre, 33223 Railway Ave., Mission. Shows are 8 p.m. Fri. - Sat. and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $12 at Murdoch's Book Shoppe.
THE CHALK GARDEN
March 1 (and running weekends to March 9), Abbotsford Christian Secondary School is presenting The Chalk Garden at 7: 30 p.m. at Abby Christian Middle School, 35011 Old Clayburn Rd. Tickets are $10 or $12 at the door. Call 604755-1891 for more details.
March 1, CBC's the Dragons' Den will be holding auditions in Abbotsford at the Best Western Regency Inn & Conference Centre, 32110 Marshall Rd. (in the Conference Centre) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All ages, including young entrepreneurs are welcome to audition. No experience needed. Be prepared to pitch your business in less than five minutes. Go to www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/ auditions for details.
NANA'S NAUGHTY KNICKERS
Opening Nite Theatre is holding auditions March 2 (11 a.m.) & March 4 (7 p.m.) at ONT, 33223 Railway Ave., Mission (across from West Coast Express Station). This quirky, fast paced comedy is sure to delight as Sylvia, a fun-loving outlaw granny runs "Saucy Slips, Etc. lingerie for Seniors" out of her New York apartment without a business license or declaring her-over-the-pension income. Call ONT at 604-826-3302 more information.
ASA FRIDAY SOCIALS
Feb. 22, Johnny Hsu is the live entertainment at the Abbotsford Social Activities Association's weekly dance from 7: 30 - 10: 30 p.m., 33889 Essendene Ave., Abbotsford. Tickets are $6/ members and $7/non-members. Call Jodie at 604-8502465 for more.