Paula Wild

Matt Rader's latest book

Matt Rader’s latest book-launching goes Saturday at Comox Valley Art Gallery

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Matt Rader's latest book
Enchanted April’s Italian maid Constanza (Adele Bailey

Strong directorial presence for Enchanted April

Paula WildRecord Arts At age seven, Vivian Douglas hung some velvet curtains…

Enchanted April’s Italian maid Constanza (Adele Bailey
Tracy Kobus’ Trademark style of imaginary realism will be available at the Filberg Festival from Aug. 1 to 4.

Filberg guest artist Kobus inspired by nature

Trees symbolize strength, growth and change. Their branches provide greenery, shade and…

Tracy Kobus’ Trademark style of imaginary realism will be available at the Filberg Festival from Aug. 1 to 4.
Paul Crawford is the featured artist at the first Fanny Bay Show & Tell Studio Art Tour and Silent Auction.

Artists flock to Fanny Bay

It’s said the Comox Valley has the highest population of artists per capita and a surprising number of them live in Fanny Bay.

Paul Crawford is the featured artist at the first Fanny Bay Show & Tell Studio Art Tour and Silent Auction.
Ballet lovers should flock to the Sid Williams Theatre for the upcoming production from Ballet Victoria.

Ballet built on ‘vocabulary of movements’

“For people who know ballet, the performance will speak volumes; others will simply enjoy it as a funny piece,” notes Destrooper.

Ballet lovers should flock to the Sid Williams Theatre for the upcoming production from Ballet Victoria.

Golden love story for all ages coming to the Sid

There’s turmoil and tenderness, anger and affection.

When Kelly Pound bought the Little Red Church property on the corner of Comox Avenue and Alpine in Comox

Interest and support strong for Little Red Church

“Build it and they will come” is a term that’s often heard

When Kelly Pound bought the Little Red Church property on the corner of Comox Avenue and Alpine in Comox
Loris Dawn Nygaard lights up her own life. Her colourful glass creations do the same for other people.

Flick switch, light candle to bring colours alive

“Light changes your energy and space,” says illuminated glass artist Loris Dawn Nygaard.

Loris Dawn Nygaard lights up her own life. Her colourful glass creations do the same for other people.
A blanket ceremony at École Puntledge Park Elementary School concludes a film by Ed Carswell that will debut Jan. 31 at the World Community Film Festival.

Local film debuts at festival

Sometimes it takes an entire elementary school to heal a broken spirit.

A blanket ceremony at École Puntledge Park Elementary School concludes a film by Ed Carswell that will debut Jan. 31 at the World Community Film Festival.

Film festival more uplifting

Now in its 23rd year, the volunteer-run festival is billed as British Columbia’s premier documentary film festival.

As he hitchhiked across the Atlantic

Hitchhiking Across the Atlantic film showing at Sid

Thorsten Böehnke hitchhiked his way along the Atlantic, eventually buying his own sailboat and inviting Laura Winter to be his deckhand

As he hitchhiked across the Atlantic
Courtenay Museum executive director Deborah Griffiths has produced her first novel — under her maiden name.

Museum’s Deborah Griffiths debuts first novel

She decided to take elements of what she'd discovered in various museum archives, twist them around and explore the world of fiction...

Courtenay Museum executive director Deborah Griffiths has produced her first novel — under her maiden name.

Singing opens emotional connection to others

“There’s something special about sharing your voice that’s very different than playing an instrument,” says Wendy Nixon Stothert.

Musical stars shining brightly in the Comox Valley

Once again the musical stars of the Comox Valley are shining brightly

LEADING THE WAY for the Comox Valley with three Vancouver Island Music Award nominations is Sue Medley.

Comox Valley musical stars ‘shining brightly’

Out of 52 nominations for the prestigious Vancouver Island Music Awards, Valley musicians scooped 11...

LEADING THE WAY for the Comox Valley with three Vancouver Island Music Award nominations is Sue Medley.
THE COMOX VALLEY Christmas Art Gallery Christmas Craft Fair is one of Paula Wild's favourite “find something for everyone” shops.

Valley craft fair opens Friday

I usually don’t get anxious at the hairdresser’s but last week was different.

THE COMOX VALLEY Christmas Art Gallery Christmas Craft Fair is one of Paula Wild's favourite “find something for everyone” shops.
HEARING A CHOIR sing spirituals on TV 20 years ago led Linda Tillery to create the Cultural Heritage Choir. Tillery and the choir perform Nov. 13 at the Sid Williams Theatre.

Choir came after years of studying roots music

Two decades, ago Linda Tillery heard a choir singing spirituals on a television program and thought, “Wow, I really like that!”

HEARING A CHOIR sing spirituals on TV 20 years ago led Linda Tillery to create the Cultural Heritage Choir. Tillery and the choir perform Nov. 13 at the Sid Williams Theatre.
NORTHERN LIGHTS CANDLES is owned by Donalda Lauzon

Who knew candlemaking took that long?

It's not often people are welcomed into an artisan's studio to view works in progress while they make their purchases...

NORTHERN LIGHTS CANDLES is owned by Donalda Lauzon
A RECENT PERFORMANCE in Bella Coola placed Helen Austin onstage between her children Daisy and Charlie. The cover of her new children's CD (below) allows kids to colour it as they please.

Austin launching new kids’ CD at Farmers’ Market

Helen Austin's latest kids' CD, Colour It, allows new owners to do just that — colour the CD cover. It even comes with four crayons

A RECENT PERFORMANCE in Bella Coola placed Helen Austin onstage between her children Daisy and Charlie. The cover of her new children's CD (below) allows kids to colour it as they please.
GRADUATING FAR BEYOND Ukrainian Easter eggs

Long, winding, artistic road leads to Germany

Shannon Bool never guessed she'd live in Berlin and exhibit her work in prestigious galleries in Europe and Canada...

GRADUATING FAR BEYOND Ukrainian Easter eggs