Carol Sheehan

Gliding to a Strauss waltz

Putting the ‘tea’ in waltz

As a prelude to Valentine's Day, the Strathcona Symphony's An Affair in the Afternoon is waltzing into the Comox Valley this Sunday

Gliding to a Strauss waltz
Tuba player Josie Patterson rehearses for the SSO's first performance of 2014.

The Russians Are Coming to the Valley

It celebrates the titans of Russian composers who have become staples in the modern world’s classical music repertoire.

Tuba player Josie Patterson rehearses for the SSO's first performance of 2014.
THE FLAMENCO SOLOIST for the Strathcona Symphony Orchestra's presentation of España is Estelle Kurier.

Spanish heat will warm Comox Valley winter

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Banish gray January skies: Take a journey with the Strathcona Symphony Orchestra’s España!

THE FLAMENCO SOLOIST for the Strathcona Symphony Orchestra's presentation of España is Estelle Kurier.
THE COMOX VALLEY'S first competitive youth dragon boat team celebrates with coaches Bill Jay and Peter Williams

Young dragon boaters acquit themselves well in first competition

The Dragon Riders, the Comox Valley’s first competitive youth dragon boat team, entered the Nautical Days competition.

THE COMOX VALLEY'S first competitive youth dragon boat team celebrates with coaches Bill Jay and Peter Williams
VALERIE GRAHAM presents a cheque for $12

Banner year for Filberg Gift Shop

Filberg Gift Shop in Comox has had a banner year in 2011.

VALERIE GRAHAM presents a cheque for $12
FAIR TRADE COFFEE sales by World Community in the Comox Valley help to support primary health care providers in Nicaragua.

Coffee sales support primary health care providers

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

FAIR TRADE COFFEE sales by World Community in the Comox Valley help to support primary health care providers in Nicaragua.
Rainer Todson

Funds raised this weekend to help replace roof of Filberg Lodge in Comox

Liz Stubbs wants to raise the roof — and few can marshal the troops better than this intrepid gardener, so she may just do it.
The roof, of course, is the Filberg Heritage Lodge roof.

Rainer Todson

SSO conductor raves about young Island pianist

Carter Johnson has returned home from the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Associations’ National Piano Competition in Regina with arms full of awards.

Merville Grand Mothers host dinner bash

The Merville Grand Mothers are at it again — creating a not-to-be missed evening dinner party to be held at the Dove Creek Hall Aug. 13.

LYNDA DRURY (left) and Kong Chim attend a Korea/Cambodia trade show in Siem Reap

‘Cambodia has been written in my heart’

The Filberg Lodge Gift Shop will be transformed this Saturday by an exhibition of Cambodian silks from Lynda Drury, a local entrepreneur and fair trade importer of fine silk accessories.
Drury’s story has many dimensions. After years of teaching part time at North Island College and running a community development consulting business, Drury felt it was time for a change.

LYNDA DRURY (left) and Kong Chim attend a Korea/Cambodia trade show in Siem Reap
BLAINE WALDBAUER (left) and Daniel Dowker will perform a Max Bruck concerto that has never been performed in the Comox Valley.

Pianist and violinist will perform concerto for first time in Comox Valley

Bach, Vivaldi, Kreisler, Chopin, Bruch.
Bringing them all together, Blaine Walbauer and Daniel Dowker have designed a stunning violin and piano recital that is both ambitious and delightful.

BLAINE WALDBAUER (left) and Daniel Dowker will perform a Max Bruck concerto that has never been performed in the Comox Valley.