Entertainment

Film festival in Comox Valley approaches 30 years

The 29th annual World Community Film Festival offers a plethora of films…

Symphony at the Sid celebrates Strauss in Courtenay

Vancouver Island Symphony (VIS) is celebrating the new year in mid-January, with…

  • Jan 10, 2020

Oscars to go host-less for second straight year

The 92nd Academy Awards will be handed out on Feb. 9

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Justin Bieber announces he has Lyme disease

Pop megastar from Stratford, Ont., says he also recently had a serious case of chronic mono

Still tickets available for Comox Valley Art Gallery screening of Ask Dr. Ruth

Being shown Sunday, Jan. 12 and Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Landmark Cinemas in Courtenay

  • Jan 9, 2020

Six-week writing workshop coming to Courtenay Museum

The winter season is a wonderful time to explore creative endeavours. Why…

  • Jan 9, 2020

The winners of London Drugs’ 2019 Amateur Photographer of the Year contest are…

After more than 26,000 entries, the winners have been selected across Western Canada.

Six Comox Valley bands will play Aussie benefit at Avalanche

Organizer John Mundy of the Mulligans was moved by images of the wildfires

Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams to play MusicFest in Comox Valley

Singer-songwriter has been on artistic director Doug Cox’s wish list for years

Conference runs Jan. 24-26

There is still time to register for writing workshops being offered at…

  • Jan 7, 2020

Jeff Drummond Quartet to play in Courtenay

After a three-week hiatus, the Georgia Straight Jazz Society presents a performance…

  • Jan 6, 2020

‘1917,’ ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’ win Golden Globes

Renee Zelleweger took home best actress in a drama, her fourth Globe

2020 box office starts off with ‘Star Wars’ still on top

Holiday holdovers stayed strong, led by a pair of Sony Pictures releases

‘Jeopardy!’ titans compete for $1 million, ‘Greatest’ title

Brad Rutter, Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer vie for bragging rights starting Tuesday

Brubeck brings jazz trio to Cumberland to cover dad’s tunes

Dan Brubeck has played with The Band, Roy Buchanan as well as with dad Dave

Study finds 2019 was a ‘banner year’ for female filmmakers

It’s the most meaningful increase in several decades for female director

VIDEO: ‘Schitt’s Creek’ stars on emotional end to beloved Canadian comedy

CBC comedy about the formerly wealthy Rose family has become an international sensation

New year, new show at the Pearl Ellis Gallery

The Pearl Ellis Gallery starts the new year with Selections by J.F. Janzen.

North Island Choral Society rehearsals to resume Jan. 7 for spring concert

Following a successful concert for Advent, the North Island Choral Society resumes…

  • Jan 2, 2020