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It’s a Beach Day, by Kate Bridger

Comox artist presents fabric art workshop

Kate Bridger’s foray into fabric art began in the early-1980s when she…

  • Dec 1, 2022
The Celebration Singers Community Choirs will perform a pair of concerts, Dec. 9 and Dec. 10, in Courtenay. Photo supplied

Celebration Singers Christmas concerts set for Courtenay

According to the Men of Notes, “If you can talk you can…

Ralph Barrat & The Sharp will entertain the Georgia Straight Jazz Society crowd at the Little Red Church in Comox on Dec. 1.  Photo by Bill Jorgenson

New location, familiar face for next Georgia Straight Jazz Society concert

This Thursday, Ralph Barrat & The Sharp 7 make their debut appearance…

Ralph Barrat & The Sharp will entertain the Georgia Straight Jazz Society crowd at the Little Red Church in Comox on Dec. 1.  Photo by Bill Jorgenson
Mary Murphy and her latest novel, <em>Speaking Of.</em> She will be having a book launch on Dec. 3. Photo supplied

New book for Comox Valley musician/author

Speaking of Mary Murphy, have you heard she has a new book…

Mary Murphy and her latest novel, <em>Speaking Of.</em> She will be having a book launch on Dec. 3. Photo supplied
The Comox Valley Concert Band will be playing at the Florence Filberg Centre on Dec. 4. File photo

Evergreen Club to host Comox Valley Concert Band’s Christmas concert

The Evergreen Club is proud to host the Comox Valley Concert Band…

  • Nov 24, 2022
The Comox Valley Concert Band will be playing at the Florence Filberg Centre on Dec. 4. File photo
Marley’s Ghost looms behind Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Wonderheads Christmas Carol,’ a whimsical reimagining of the holiday classic touring BC theatres this December. Kate Braidwood as Scrooge, Jessica Hickman as Marley. (Photo by Daryl Turner)
Marley’s Ghost looms behind Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Wonderheads Christmas Carol,’ a whimsical reimagining of the holiday classic touring BC theatres this December. Kate Braidwood as Scrooge, Jessica Hickman as Marley. (Photo by Daryl Turner)
Master potter Gordon Hutchens will be at this year’s Denman Christmas Craft Fair. Photo supplied

Denman Christmas Craft Fair turns 40

The Denman Christmas Craft Fair is celebrating its 40th birthday! This year’s…

Master potter Gordon Hutchens will be at this year’s Denman Christmas Craft Fair. Photo supplied
The Oldtime Fiddlers will play at Fallen Alders Community Hall, on Royston Road, Nov. 27. Photo supplied

Old Time Fiddlers dance at Fallen Alders Hall

Everyone who attended the last two dances hosted by the Old Time…

  • Nov 22, 2022
The Oldtime Fiddlers will play at Fallen Alders Community Hall, on Royston Road, Nov. 27. Photo supplied
Photo of Audrey Schirmer and Martin Duckworth from the film Dear Audrey.

World Community screening Dear Audrey in Courtenay

Dear Audrey (89 min.) is a new award-winning documentary about remarkable love…

  • Nov 22, 2022
Photo of Audrey Schirmer and Martin Duckworth from the film Dear Audrey.
The D. Blinzinger Collective plays the Flying Canoe on Thursday, Nov. 24. Photo supplied

Dave Blinziger Collective performs for Comox Valley jazz fans

Although Dave Blinzinger is new to our stage, he’s accompanied by some…

The D. Blinzinger Collective plays the Flying Canoe on Thursday, Nov. 24. Photo supplied
The Strathcona Symphony Orchestra will perform two concerts at Native Sones Hall, Dec. 10-11. Photo by Kevin Brooks

Strathcona Symphony Orchestra delves into the world of opera for its upcoming Courtenay concerts

Mark Allan Special to the Record The Strathcona Symphony Orchestra will do…

  • Nov 17, 2022
The Strathcona Symphony Orchestra will perform two concerts at Native Sones Hall, Dec. 10-11. Photo by Kevin Brooks
Jon Miller brings his recently formed trio to the Flying Canoe in Courtenay for a concert on Nov. 17.

John Miller Trio jazzing things up in Courtenay

This Thursday’s jazz concert at The Flying Canoe marks the return of…

  • Nov 13, 2022
Jon Miller brings his recently formed trio to the Flying Canoe in Courtenay for a concert on Nov. 17.
The Cliff, by Miriam Myers is one of the pieces availabel at the next Pearl Ellis Gallery exhibit in Comox.

Members in the spotlight at next Pearl Ellis Gallery show

The Pearl Ellis Art Gallery will host its final Members Show &…

The Cliff, by Miriam Myers is one of the pieces availabel at the next Pearl Ellis Gallery exhibit in Comox.
Island Voices will be performing concerts in Courtenay and Campbell River in November. Photo supplied

Island Voices performing in Courtenay and Campbell River in November

A cappella — singing without accompaniment — conjures up the beauty of…

Island Voices will be performing concerts in Courtenay and Campbell River in November. Photo supplied
The Strathcona Symphony Orchestra presents a pair of shows in Courtenay in December. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Strathcona Symphony Orchestra concert upcoming

The Strathcona Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is proud to present music from the…

The Strathcona Symphony Orchestra presents a pair of shows in Courtenay in December. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Sarah Hagen returns to Comox for a concert on Nov. 29. Photo by Karen McKinnon

Pianist Sarah Hagen returns to Comox for November recital

Pianist Sarah Hagen brings a program of some of her favourite pieces…

  • Nov 9, 2022
Sarah Hagen returns to Comox for a concert on Nov. 29. Photo by Karen McKinnon
The Journeymen - A Tribute to Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana will play at the Sid Williams Theatre on Nov. 13.

Clapton and Santana tribute in Courtenay doubles as a fundraiser for veterans

Nothing is more central to rock mythology than the cult of the…

  • Nov 8, 2022
The Journeymen - A Tribute to Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana will play at the Sid Williams Theatre on Nov. 13.
The Mistletoe Craft Faire takes place Nov. 11-13 at the Florence Filberg Centre. The first craft fair of the season always draws hundreds of early Christmas shoppers. File photo

Mistletoe Craft Faire coming to the Florence Filberg in Courtenay

In the early 1990s, Lori Schiersmann became a self-taught artist of a…

The Mistletoe Craft Faire takes place Nov. 11-13 at the Florence Filberg Centre. The first craft fair of the season always draws hundreds of early Christmas shoppers. File photo
‘Barber Line’ by Kara Derma

Cumberland gallery features exhibit by Comox Valley artist

Opening Nov. 19 from 2-5 p.m. and running until Dec. 11 is…

‘Barber Line’ by Kara Derma