Entertainment

Victoria’s youth poetry slam goes digital to accommodate COVID-19

Victorious Voices participants hit the stage virtually

COVID-19: Vancouver Island man forges hearts for his community

Dave Kasprick has already given out approximately 400, plans to make it 600

After 37 years, Campbell River Arts Council annual members’ show goes online

38th Annual Members Show shifted from physical gallery to website

A traumatized RCMP officer tracks a serial killer in Nanaimo in new book

Island author John Dacombe releases ‘Unidentified Male: A Constable Amber Virtanen Mystery’

‘Board game sommeliers’ keep residents entertained with home deliveries

‘Pandemic’ board game currently among the most popular, co-owner says

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Vancouver Island Martin Barre Jethro Tull show rescheduled

New dates set for Victoria and Campbell River are in November

Vancouver Island musicians in quarantine thank neighbours with backyard performance

Nanaimo Chamber Orchestra director Karl Rainer and his sons play for those in self-isolation

Life mimics art for Island students who performed play about Spanish flu pandemic

Performing arts students see parallels between story from Unity 1918 and current health crisis

Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis

BC Arts Council to administer support for both organizations and individual artists

Campbell River journalist launches Isolationpalooza II

Featuring all local musicians, a volunteer virtual concert, of sorts

  • Mar 31, 2020

Trump: We won’t pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan

Trump: “The U.S. will not pay for their security protection. They must pay!”

Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use

Bell Media said it’s planning its own traffic measures for the Crave streaming service,

Vancouver Island teen singer Lauren Spencer-Smith releases new EP ‘Mixed Emotions’

Spencer-Smith is currently a contestant on reality TV show ‘American Idol’

Cowichan Valley laments the loss of arts cornerstone Leslie Sjoberg

Long-time president of the Cowichan Music Festival dies on March 25

Nanaimo’s Port Theatre expansion project halts following denial of $15.5-million grant

Plans for community performing arts centre have been ongoing for more than 30 years

Vancouver Island musicians go from onstage to online amid COVID-19 pandemic

David Gogo streams performance, Nanaimo’s White Room launches video concert series

Victoria Quarantunes playlist encourages support for struggling artists

Victoria brewpub creates local playlist after restaurant closes in response to COVID-19

  • Mar 24, 2020