Entertainment

Bright colours to lighten moods at next Pearl Ellis Gallery show

Members of the Pearl Ellis Gallery have responded to the call to…

  • Jan 21, 2020

Voice clinician Barbara McAfee conducting singing workshop in Courtenay

The BC Choral Federation is bringing voice clinician, Barbara McAfee, to the…

  • Jan 21, 2020

Doug Anderson Trio plays for jazz fans in Courtenay

The weekly Georgia Straight Jazz Society show at the Avalanche Bar and…

  • Jan 21, 2020
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B.C.-based painter, educator, art champion Gordon Smith dead at 100

Gordon Smith received the Order of Canada and many other prestigious awards

Robbie Burns family fiddle dance at Merville Hall Saturday

On Saturday, Jan. 25, in praise of the ever-hovering spirit of Robbie…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Hayashi Studio film looks at Cumberland’s hidden history

Film screens at festival Feb. 1, pre-screening is held on Jan. 23

Jazz trio returns to the stage after more than five years

Thursday Night Jazz at The Avalanche Bar reintroduces the Doug Anderson Trio

  • Jan 17, 2020

Costumers for ‘Riverdale,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ net award nominations

Canadian Alliance of Film and Television Costume Arts and Design awards set to air March 1

Painter Kim Dorland to speak at North Island College

Next instalment of NIC’s Artist Talk Series takes place Jan. 23

  • Jan 16, 2020

Canadian polar bears’ ‘ingenious’ survival seen in BBC Earth series

Film crews also go to Tofino to watch black bears snap up crabs under massive boulders

VIDEO: Ken Jennings wins Jeopardy! ‘Greatest of all Time’ title

Champ bested professional gambler James Holzhauer and TV host/actor Brad Rutter

Nanaimo actress cast in first lead role in TV series ‘Nurses’

Sandy Sidhu wanted to work in medicine before her interest in acting took over

David Francey and friends coming to Merville

Concert at the Big Yellow Merville Hall Jan. 17

  • Jan 14, 2020

Barrat the perfect (Blue) Tonic for Comox Valley jazz fans

Blue Tonic to play at the Avalanche Bar in Courtenay Jan. 16

  • Jan 14, 2020

Birchbark Technology opens this week at Comox Valley Art Gallery

KC Adams’ exhibition Birchbark Technology will open with a reception, artist talk,…

  • Jan 14, 2020

‘How to Train Your Dragon’ filmmaker Dean DeBlois among Canadian Oscar nominees

Vancouver-born Dennis Gassner also got a nod for best production design

Mark Hellman brings Pete Seeger tribute to Fanny Bay

The next performance in the ‘Live At Fanny Bay Hall’ concert series…

  • Jan 11, 2020

Tragically Hip bassist Gord Sinclair announces debut solo record ‘Taxi Dancers’

Two singles from the upcoming album were released Friday on digital sales and streaming platforms

Sound of Music Sing-Along a fundraiser for Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation

Nonnberg Abbey is the scene and as the theatre darkens, we hear…

  • Jan 11, 2020

VIDEO: Neil Peart, Rush drummer, dies at 67

News coming from representative of Canadian progressive rock band’s frontman Geddy Lee