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Ballet Victoria bringing their version of Carmen to Courtenay

Ballet Victoria bringing their version of Carmen to Courtenay

An en pointe knife fight and audience participation aren’t what most people expect at a ballet performance. But Ballet Victoria isn’t your ordinary dance troupe. Under the guidance of artistic director Paul Destrooper, the company is reinventing the ancient art form.
Food and music merge Sunday at Becky's Bakery

Food and music merge Sunday at Becky's Bakery

The harmonious merging of food and music is happening this Sunday in Comox at Becky’s Bakery with singers Dallas Warren and Joanna Finch.
Man-eating plant on the loose

Man-eating plant on the loose

This is the story of the travelling plant, Audrey II, the plant with a voracious appetite for human hemoglobin, centrepiece of all productions of the Alan Menken and Howard Ashman musical Little Shop of Horrors.
Tin Pan Alley tunes at the Elks club

Tin Pan Alley tunes at the Elks club

Get ready for a great fun evening at this week’s Thursday Night Jazz at the Elks Club. The 11-piece Cure-All Dance Band performs, complete with deadpan jokes, under the direction of Brent Hart, focusing on original 1920s and early ‘30s arrangements from Tin Pan Alley.
Pearl Ellis Gallery welcomes three local artists

Pearl Ellis Gallery welcomes three local artists

Three local artists will exhibit their work together for the first time, beginning today at the Peal Ellis Gallery in Comox. People, Places and Stories features artwork by Marilyn Timms, Brian Buckrell and Carey Anderson
Cotton picking the Sid for blues gig on Sunday

Cotton picking the Sid for blues gig on Sunday

The term legendary is thrown around, but the man performing this Sunday at the Sid Williams Theatre qualifies for that adjective.
Barbershop singers require new director

Barbershop singers require new director

Barbershop-style singing was first introduced into the Valley in 1991 when a mixed chorus was founded under the directorship of Bill Branch.

Drumming workshops this weekend in Royston

Back from four months in his home country of Guinea, West Africa, Kocassale Dioubate and his partner Sasha Belle Hunt will stop in the Comox Valley to present three workshops for African music and rhythm enthusiasts.
Painting trio exhibiting together for first time at Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox

Painting trio exhibiting together for first time at Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox

Three local artists will exhibit their work together for the first time, beginning Wednesday, March 9 at the Peal Ellis Gallery in Comox. People, Places and Stories features artwork by Marilyn Timms, Brian Buckrell and Carey Anderson.
Equine Humour

Equine Humour