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Adele Deegan holds a copy of her book, Splat. She uses the pen name Adele Irving. Photo supplied.

Comox Valley author’s debut novel gaining international attention

Adele Deegan was living the perfect life, until everything went “Splat,” in…

“Meeting at the Spit” by Stephenie Davidson is one of the creations on exhibit at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox, Jan. 13-Feb. 5. Photo supplied.

Wet Paint Art Group featured at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox

A group of art friends who have painted and shared their passion…

The 2022 North Island Writers Conference runs from Friday, Jan. 7 until Sunday, Jan. 23. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

2022 North Island Writers Conference set for January

The fifth North Island Writers Conference runs from Friday, Jan. 7 until…

John Reischman and the Jaybirds have been changing the face of bluegrass for 20 years, and they’re set to play Merville’s Big Yellow Hall Friday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

Live music returns to Merville’s Big Yellow Hall with John Reischman and the Jaybirds

Live music is back at the Big Yellow Merville Hall and to…

  • Dec 6, 2021
John Reischman and the Jaybirds have been changing the face of bluegrass for 20 years, and they’re set to play Merville’s Big Yellow Hall Friday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.. (Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
Several choirs in the Comox Valley are teaming up to host a Drive-In Messiah Singalong event at the Comox Mall, as a fundraiser for the Comox Valley Children’s Choir. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Comox Valley Choirs collaborate for ‘Drive-In Messiah Sing-along’ event

Several choirs in the Comox Valley are collaborating to host a Drive-In…

Several choirs in the Comox Valley are teaming up to host a Drive-In Messiah Singalong event at the Comox Mall, as a fundraiser for the Comox Valley Children’s Choir. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Courtenay Rotary Book Sale will take place Dec. 7-11 at The Views at St. Joseph’s - Dec. 7-11. File photo

Courtenay Rotary Book Sale returns Dec. 7-11

Due to COVID, visits must be booked in advance - no walk-ups

Courtenay Rotary Book Sale will take place Dec. 7-11 at The Views at St. Joseph’s - Dec. 7-11. File photo
The Peanuts gang takes to the stage in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, at the Sid Williams Theatre Dec. 26-31. Photo supplied

Courtenay Little Theatre returns with ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’

Lynn Hodge Special to the Record Courtenay Little Theatre is returning to…

The Peanuts gang takes to the stage in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, at the Sid Williams Theatre Dec. 26-31. Photo supplied
The Celebration Singers and the Grace Notes will be performing a pair of concerts, on Friday, Dec. 17, and Saturday, Dec. 18 at St. George’s Church in Courtenay. Photo supplied

Celebrations Singers to perform Christmas concerts in Courtenay

After a long and challenging 18 months, The Celebration Singers and the…

The Celebration Singers and the Grace Notes will be performing a pair of concerts, on Friday, Dec. 17, and Saturday, Dec. 18 at St. George’s Church in Courtenay. Photo supplied
Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)
At home, Thomas Dudley is co-owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in the Shelbourne Plaza. He is also a talented videographer who has filmed the documentary series Seeing Canada. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
At home, Thomas Dudley is co-owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in the Shelbourne Plaza. He is also a talented videographer who has filmed the documentary series Seeing Canada. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Lucy Schappy’s work “As Far As the Eye Can See” (48” X 36” acrylic on canvas) is one of the pieces featured at the Art Show at The Gallery @ Weird Church. Photo supplied

Cumberland Weird Church Art Show featuring Comox Valley artists

An exciting exhibit of colourful, contemporary art will be featured at The…

Lucy Schappy’s work “As Far As the Eye Can See” (48” X 36” acrylic on canvas) is one of the pieces featured at the Art Show at The Gallery @ Weird Church. Photo supplied
The Old Church Theatre will be coming to life again under the artistic direction of Doug Cox. Photo via Doug Cox/Facebook

New management, new vision for Courtenay’s Old Church Theatre

The Old Church Theatre at Eighth Street and Harmston Avenue is coming…

The Old Church Theatre will be coming to life again under the artistic direction of Doug Cox. Photo via Doug Cox/Facebook
Cumberland musician and producer Corwin Fox can now add ‘published author’ to his resumé, after the release of his book of one-sentence stories, Kill Love. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley musician publishes book of one-sentence stories

Cumberland musician and producer Corwin Fox adds ‘published author’ to his portfolio

Cumberland musician and producer Corwin Fox can now add ‘published author’ to his resumé, after the release of his book of one-sentence stories, Kill Love. Photo by Terry Farrell
The Just In Time Choirs always have a lot of fun at their shows. This photo by Tim Penney shows the choir all decked out for its “Time Warp” concert.

Just In Time Choirs revisit the ’80s for Comox concert

By Amanda Low Special to the Record Have you been craving the…

The Just In Time Choirs always have a lot of fun at their shows. This photo by Tim Penney shows the choir all decked out for its “Time Warp” concert.
Pianist Sarah Hagen returns to the Comox Valley to perform J.S. Bach’s formidable Goldberg Variations. Photo submitted

Sarah Hagen and guests to perform in Comox

Pianist Sarah Hagen is joined by violinist Simon MacDonald and clarinetist Keith…

Pianist Sarah Hagen returns to the Comox Valley to perform J.S. Bach’s formidable Goldberg Variations. Photo submitted
The Merville Hall will host the Art and Authors event this weekend. Photo by Erin Haluschak / Comox Valley Record

Art and Authors event coming to Merville Hall this weekend

Watercolourist Ron Morrison anchoring event, with three local authors joining

The Merville Hall will host the Art and Authors event this weekend. Photo by Erin Haluschak / Comox Valley Record
“Morning Mist on Mt. Washington” by Christina Nilsson is one of the works being featured a tthe Members’ Show and Sale at Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox, Nov. 12-Dec.11. Photo submitted.

Members get the spotlight at next Pearl Ellis Gallery exhibit in Comox

The Pearl Ellis Art Gallery will host its last Members’ Show and…

“Morning Mist on Mt. Washington” by Christina Nilsson is one of the works being featured a tthe Members’ Show and Sale at Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox, Nov. 12-Dec.11. Photo submitted.
Lunch at Allen’s is made up of Marc Jordan, Murray McLauchlan, Ian Thomas and Cindy Church. Contributed photo

‘That’s the wonderful thing about playing with friends’

Lunch at Allen’s performs at Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 4

Lunch at Allen’s is made up of Marc Jordan, Murray McLauchlan, Ian Thomas and Cindy Church. Contributed photo
The Marc Atkinson Trio, with special guest Daniel Lapp, performed a spectacular set at the Sid Williams Theatre in November. Photo supplied.

Marc Atkinson Trio, Daniel Lapp, put on outstanding set at the Sid

Submitted by Mark Allan Beset by technical problems created by a power…

The Marc Atkinson Trio, with special guest Daniel Lapp, performed a spectacular set at the Sid Williams Theatre in November. Photo supplied.
Island Voices director John Hooper with the alto section at a recent rehearsal. Photo supplied.
Island Voices director John Hooper with the alto section at a recent rehearsal. Photo supplied.