Entertainment

Roots & Blues announces ticket giveaway ahead of online festival

The festival is streaming free online this year, but those who pre-register can win passes for 2021.

Remembering Brent Carver: A legend of Broadway who kept his B.C. roots strong

Over the years, the Cranbrook thespian earned his place as one of Canada’s greatest actors

Acclaimed B.C. actor Brent Carver passes away

Carver, one of Canada’s greatest actors with a career spanning 40 years, passed away at home in Cranbrook

Roots & Blues festival trades Salmon Arm stage for online streaming

Although COVID-19 has halted a live festival, it can be watched digitally on Black Press Media sites

Black Creek artist’s mural says, ‘I love you in Lebanese’

Black Creek artist Brian Scott’s latest mural is called Habibi, or ‘I…

  • Aug 4, 2020

Pay cuts, seating charts, COVID screening: How one B.C. venue is bringing back concerts

A growing number of bars and restaurants are welcoming back musicians under COVID-19 precautions

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Comox Valley artist expands horizons through North Island College’s DIGITAL Design department

Submitted by NIC North Island College alumna Marlee Pestell is breaking into…

  • Aug 4, 2020

Royston pub wants people to ‘drop five’ to keep music alive

Charlie Aiken thinks his plan can help artists and venues alike

30 years later, Sue Medley’s hit ‘Dangerous Times’ more relevant than ever

Three decades after its release, Comox Valley resident Sue Medley’s smash hit…

Comox Museum, Pearl Ellis Art Gallery, reopen together

The Comox Museum and the Pearl Ellis Art Gallery are opening on…

  • Aug 4, 2020

Comox Valley artists take the stage for Music In the Gardens

Gardens on Anderton hosting series of Sunday concerts

  • Jul 29, 2020

Comox art gallery reopening in a limited capacity

The Pearl Ellis Gallery is reopening on Aug. 6 with an exhibition…

  • Jul 29, 2020

With dance floors vacant, Canada’s nightclub life faces an identity crisis

The coming months could be unpredictable for nightlife as more people head indoors in the cooler weather

‘Schitt’s Creek’ scores 15 Emmy noms, including leads Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara

Daniel Levy, who co-created, is also a contender in the categories of directing and writing in a comedy series

North Island College fine arts alumnus wins scholarship to Emily Carr

North Island College fine art alumnus Keegan White is preparing to take…

  • Jul 28, 2020

Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88

Philbin died Friday, just over a month before his 89th birthday

Alex Trebek says if current cancer treatment doesn’t work, it might be his last

‘Jeopardy!’ host reveals toll cancer has taken on him in new memoir

New Courtenay Museum exhibit offers insight into life and times of Elinor Dunsmuir

The Courtenay and District Museum is hosting Finding a Voice: Gender, Sexuality…

  • Jul 19, 2020

From theatres to patios, Vancouver Island Symphony plays through the pandemic

A series of pop-up concerts are taking place in various locations from Saltair to Comox