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Film series resumes with offbeat edge

Film series resumes with offbeat edge

Based on Joe Dunthorne’s acclaimed novel, Submarine is a captivating coming-of-age story with an offbeat edge. Fifteen-year-old Oliver Tate (Craig Roberts, Jane Eyre) is a consummate anti-hero, as sardonic and self-obsessed as any postmodern Holden Caulfield, and Roberts plays the role with the necessary cocktail of stubborn egotism and gangly unease.

CLT digging around, finds family secrets

Secrets. If you dig deep enough, every family has them. Events, topics or people that aren’t talked about or acknowledged. Sometimes the secrets are buried so deep they simply disappear. And sometimes they’re revealed in surprising ways.
Amiable, engaging players in morning music series

Amiable, engaging players in morning music series

Mattina Music (Italian for Morning Music) returns for a spectacular second season to the Comox Valley.

Annual show for camera club

The Comox Valley Camera Club is holding its annual photographic showcase from Sept. 16 to Oct. 1 at the Muir Gallery in Courtenay. The public is welcome to attend the grand opening, which will take place Sept. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Flying Canoe hosts Dooker

Flying Canoe hosts Dooker

Dooker, a fixture in the Victoria music scene since the late '80s is playing at the Flying Canoe West Coast Pub this Saturday.
Comedian has many fans

Comedian has many fans

Since entering the standup scene in the summer of 2000, Erica Sigurdson has been unstoppable and will be the headliner for this month's Comedy Night at the Avalanche Bar and Grill.

Cuba, Paris beckon

You're invited to join North Island College professional photography instructor Paul Bailey and Langara College photo program teacher Jim Balderston on a custom-designed photography experience in Cuba.
Potvin's music evolving

Potvin's music evolving

For fans of Roxanne Potvin, the Juno Award-nominated Montreal based singer-songwriter, two years might seem like an unbearably long time between albums, but just one spin through the songs on Play will be more than enough to convince them that it’s been worth the wait.

Lensmen up next with jazz

After last Thursday’s season opener when Jeff Drummond played some incredible modern jazz in a George Benson vein, this week the Georgia Straight Jazz Society brings you an evening of smooth, easy-going oldies.
CVAG exhibits explore human body and dreams

CVAG exhibits explore human body and dreams

This Friday from 7 p.m., the Comox Valley Art Gallery opens three new exhibits — A Releasing Breath, Always and Forever and The Significant Dream Project, which explore life, dreams, religion, breath and death.