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Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 4, 2018, left, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. on Nov. 20, 2016. Giuliani appears in a scene in the new “Borat” film. The scene, which was filmed in a New York hotel room in July, resulted in Giuliani calling police. (AP Photo)

Giuliani caught in hotel bedroom scene in new ‘Borat’ film

Trolling those close to President Donald Trump is a central theme of the new “’Borat’ film

The Sid Williams Theatre marquee is once again proudly displaying upcoming events. Photo supplied

Courtenay’s Sid Williams Theatre reopening in a limited capacity

The Sid Williams Theatre Society spent many months since March’s forced closure…

  • Oct 22, 2020
Jen Hodge conducts an online concert during the pandemic after returning to B.C. from New York City. Photo courtesy Claudia Nobauer

Canada Recovery Benefit won’t replace the magic of live performance, musicians say

By Jen Osborne Special to The Record Musicians say no amount of…

  • Oct 21, 2020
The Great Disconnect is a one-hour film available to stream into your home Tuesday, Oct. 20 beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing to be available through midnight on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Photo supplied

Comox Valley non-profit resumes film series virtually

World Community presents The Great Disconnect, Oct. 20, 21

The Great Disconnect is a one-hour film available to stream into your home Tuesday, Oct. 20 beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing to be available through midnight on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Photo supplied
Jake Masri with Grahame Edwards and Jeff Agopsowicz. Photo by Don Tait

Comox art gallery puts jazz in the spotlight for new exhibit

Photos from Georgia Straight Jazz Society’s shows at the Avalanche featured at Pearl Ellis Gallery

  • Oct 14, 2020
Jake Masri with Grahame Edwards and Jeff Agopsowicz. Photo by Don Tait

Nelson author launches book on Canadian environmental heroes

Jamie Bastedo’s Protectors of the Planet looks at common traits of successful activists

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Netflix Canada increases prices for its monthly standard, premium plans

The company says new members who sign up will see the updated prices effective immediately

Guitarist Eddie Van Halen dead at age 65 after long battle with cancer

Rocker had formed Van Halen in the 1970s with his brother

Comox Valley wildlife photographer Catherine Babault launches new book

Vancouver Island Wildlife is a photographic journey by award-winning Comox Valley nature…

  • Oct 5, 2020

‘Saturday Night Live’ recreates debate in 46th season opener

Alec Baldwin returned to play Trump, while Jim Carrey made his feature debut as Biden.

Metis pilot Teara Fraser profiled in new DC Comics graphic novel of women heroes

The Canadian pilot’s entry is titled: ‘Teara Fraser: Helping Others Soar’

Anela Kahiamoe and Luke Blu Guthrie return to Woodland Gardens

Special encore performance oct. 4

  • Sep 29, 2020

Reincarnation, baby! Music-making B.C. couple celebrate ‘miracle’ pregnancy

‘I (said) to Adam, ‘I really think this is your brother reincarnated,’ Elise Estrada says

‘Magic Wheelchair’ book tells story of thrilled author’s B.C. granddaughters

Marlene Bryenton’s storybook explores how kids in wheelchairs can be excluded

B.C.-born Trybe social media app’s award system connects with Nickelback singer

Rock stars, jet planes, scooter tricks and the creation of a new platform ready for launch

Neon Dreams and Chantal Kreviazuk test waters of multi-province concert tours

Contact tracing will be in effect, according to websites for several of the venues, and masks will be mandatory

PHOTOS: Gallery explores ‘broken promises’ during Japanese Canadian internment in 1940s

‘Broken Promises’ to acknowledge the thousands of Japanese Canadians who faced dispossession

Transgender B.C. brothers debut fantasy novel as author duo Vincent Hunter

‘Transgender people are being misrepresented in popular fiction and media, and we aim to change that’