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THE CHILLIWACK PROGRESS, Friday, August 14, 1998 33 The Progress Entertainment urn. S. iam. Royal the place to find i What is Hip known as the best dance band in the Valley," says Dekkers. "At our last show the place was packed and people were dancing all night." The name What is Hip? was thrown around as a uM.sM fcn 1 9lfV, ff,T I couple of the band members sat at the Powder Blues Band show. And it stuck. "It's the name of an old blues, funk tune." And one of the only names all nine members could agree on. What is Hip? "Hip" is a nine piece band with a horn section that dedicates its sounds to the funk and blues of the 60's and 70's Four of the members of What is Hip? live in Chilliwack and the others reside in and around the Fraser Valley. Michael Dekkers is a bylaw enforcement officer with the District of ''pi Thickets getting bigger X jwqpjH ,, xsr?i ,., mifrffTiL ' ati- . 1 if Chilliwack by day, but at night he lays down his pen and picks up a guitar to enter dark, smoky clubs and bars. Actually the group has only been together since October and are playing their second professional gig this weekend, ever, at The Royal Hotel Pub -which is not especially dark or smoky. "We want to become In fact it was their trib ute to Star Wars on the cover of their CD Cthulhu Strikes Back, that got them in trouble with Lucas films, the makers of the original film. Fugger says Much Music's Terry David Mulligan from Much West, is set to do an interview with them. The Thickets will play Area 51 on September 27. Scenic Boat Tours Phone 1-604-858-50991 A local band has just returned from Milwaukee where they opened for They Must Be Giants. Science Fiction fans love the Darkest of The Hillside Thickets. Including 30,000 fans at the science fiction convention Gencon last weekend. "It was the best gig we've done," says Thickets member Bob Fugger. "We had autograph signings and were interviewed by MTV." A tribute to their growing popularity, convention organizers flew the band, paid for their hotel and food, and even gave them spending money. Science fiction fans seem to love the Thickets stage persona complete with bizarre costumes and tongue in cheek lyrics based on popular culture - including Star Wars. August 22 - September 7 Paramount Theatre 46187 YakRt, ChiUiwack J? 'LI Cine-Info. Phone: 792-9511 uy.uaJMVWfflffliii? mt0. Tr ailMi Gome SARLYi Latei COME AND PIAYWITH US! We're sure youH fell in love with Silver Star Mountain the moment you arrive! Come stay with us and discover what's under the snow - no string attached! Offer valid until October 318. Marketed by near IJjiSUtlrught Nightly at 7:15 Daily Matinees at 1:15 Warning: Gory Violence H AUG 14TH-20TH, 1998 jj Ralph Ren ties, Urna Thurman, & Sean Connery The Avengers Nightly: 7:00 & 9:45 Matinees: Sat & Sun. 2:05 Drew Barrymore Ever After Nightly: 7:20 & 9:35 Matinees: Sat & Sun. 2:00 Dennis Quaid The Parent Trap Nightly. 7:10 & 9:30 Matinees: Sat.& Sun. 2:15 Matt Dillon & Cameron Diaz There's Something About Mary Nightly: 7:15 & 9:40 Eddie Murphy q Dr. Doolittle jl Matinees: Sal, Sun.: 2:10 eat Hie p 1,-4- --4.-ft;n:1;jjj-;- .j. ijvdl Come see what's under the snow at Silver Star. Nightly at 7:00 & 9:00 Violence and coarse language L l I ! .... "1 MulAN ''.v-syli: EARN REVENUE YEAR ROUND Silver Star Mountain offers the best value for your dollar in destination resort investment. Choose from 3 suite styles, completely furnished with all the comforts of home including gas fireplace and underground secured parking. Ski in, ski out location and best of all, its maintenance free! 900SCJ. fL from... 163,300 PKXAGEBuW T5TH Dally at 1:00 1 3:00 p.m. The GrandView VERNON, BRITISH COLUMBIA PG SPECIAL LATE SHOWING TONIGHT (FRIDAY) AT 11PM All seats only $5.00 I.TTT.TT.K 9QQ rQOOl

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