Entertainment

Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer discovered dead Sunday afternoon in Manhattan apartment

Red Green says goodbye to Vancouver Island fans

Steve Smith on farewell tour for handyman persona he’s portrayed since 1979

CHEF DEZ: Scallops minus the anxiety

Simple way to prep tasty scallops in sage brown butter

  • Sep 15, 2019

Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dies at 70

The rock star recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer

Jacobs dreams a little dream to close Fashion Week on a high

Colour, sparkle, craftsmanship, dazzling variety — and far too many cultural references to count

  • Sep 13, 2019

Edugyan leads shortlist for Victoria’s top literary honour

Finalists announced for 2019 Butler Book Prize, winners to be announced at Oct. 9 gala

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Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher

Ron James takes his comedy style full throttle across Vancouver Island

New show from veteran funnyman coming for five dates in five Island towns

  • Sep 10, 2019

Rosanne Cash’s storytelling will leave you richer

Legendary singer/songwriter brings her newest material to Victoria and Nanaimo

  • Sep 10, 2019

Indigenous, two-spirit couple from Alberta wins Amazing Race Canada

Anthony Johnson and James Makokis plan to continue fundraising for a cultural healing centre

Best of the 2019 Victoria Fringe Festival revisited

Wonder how others felt about Fringe shows you saw? Find the Pick of the Fringe winners here

Jason Momoa, Vancouver Island, co-star in new TV series ‘See’

Trailer out for ‘See,’ filmed near Campbell River and debuting on Apple’s new streaming service Nov. 1

Mamma Mia! No. 1 all-time at Chemainus Theatre box office

All 114 performances sold out, as audiences can’t get enough of Abbamania

Award-winning Vancouver Island author comes home

Darrel McLeod will give a reading and host a workshop in Sooke

Wildlife photography, orca exhibit coming soon to Victoria’s Royal BC Museum

A preview into upcoming exhibits at downtown Victoria’s museum

Victoria-based band shares experience with racism outside Lucky Bar

The band posted about the incident on social media to highlight what’s happening in the city

Hypocrisy and the world’s oldest profession

Chemainus Theatre stages Shaw’s biting look at society that director says is just as relevant today

Actor from Salt Spring Island to appear on ‘Chesapeake Shores’

Greyston Holt featured in show filmed in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

CHEF DEZ: How to add just the right touch of saucy

Sauces should naturally complement your meals, not overwhelm them

  • Sep 8, 2019

Fugget about it! Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding invites you to join the family

Interactive dinner theatre happening Sept. 26-29 at the Edelweiss Club in James Bay

Cross-cultural flamenco production tells personal story through dance, music

Indian, Spanish influences seen in Nritya, coming Sept. 26 to Glenlyon Norfolk School theatre