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Artwork original in show at Marina Park in Comox

Artwork original in show at Marina Park in Comox

The ninth annual Originals Only art show this Saturday and Sunday, held at Marina Park in Comox, is one of Vancouver Island’s more unique cultural events.

Comedian on roll heading to Avalanche

Mixing his spontaneous creativity and absurd view of the world, Rory Scovel is quickly making a name for himself across North America. He will headline Comedy Night at the Avalanche Bar & Grill Aug. 18.
Bedouin Soundclash measures success differently

Bedouin Soundclash measures success differently

Bedouin Soundclash has won a Juno Award, sold hundreds of thousands of CDs and toured around the world, playing with bands like No Doubt, Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails. But Jay Malinowski, the Toronto-based trio's vocalist and guitarist, views success as something that can't be counted in unit sales or placed in a trophy case.
Kids explore visual arts at Camp Creativity

Kids explore visual arts at Camp Creativity

From Aug. 15 to 19, the Comox Valley Art Gallery is ready to teach you everything visual art has to offer. In Camp Creativity, kids and youth aged seven to 12 will explore drawing, painting, ceramics, photography, story writing, book binding, collage, mural making and more. In a small class size of eight to 12 students, you’re guaranteed to make friends.

MusicFest has all the Angles covered at Cumberland Hotel

Vancouver Island MusicFest invites music fans and friends to join them for a special Roots Review concert event with the Rakish Angles on Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the Cumberland Hotel.
Annual art tour coming to Denman Island

Annual art tour coming to Denman Island

Where does creativity come from? Have you ever wondered where artists get their ideas, why they feel the urge to create or exactly how they bring their works into the world? The artist’s studio is the ultimate creative space, and the Denman Island Art Studio Tour is your chance to peek into 25 unique studios.

Forsland and group making sweet Sunday Sounds at Filberg Park in Comox

The Jenn Forsland Group was formed in early 2008 by a group of local musicians looking to share their passion for jazz with one another.

'Intuitive artist' exhibiting on Denman Island

The Summer Gallery welcomes emerging artist Francesca Barker — better known to her Denman family and friends as Tachi — Aug. 11.
Flora and fauna

Flora and fauna

Danielle Bilodeau displays her artwork this month at Tarbell’s Deli in Cumberland.
Come to Simms Park Sunday for some grillin' and chillin'

Come to Simms Park Sunday for some grillin' and chillin'

This year's free Grill & Chill concert has drawn a small army of talented musicians from off Island as well as local Valley performers. Headliners include premium entertainers the Jessica Stuart Few, the Sean Burns Band, Heather Blush, the Lonely Guys as well as local favourite the Luke Guthrie Band.