Entertainment

Tofino artist honoured for his conservation efforts

Mark Hobson given Simon Combes Conservation Artist Award

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

Three local films to feature in this year’s Vancouver Island Short Film Festival

Nanaimo directors Zachary Tannar, Raymond Knight and John Gardiner will have films screened

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A Christmas Carol at the Belfry Theatre
Onegin fills the Belfry Theatre
The Handmaid's Tale more believable in Trump era: Atwood
The Children's Republic comes to the Belfry

‘150×39: 39 Vancouver Island poets reflect on Canada’s 150th birthday

Nanaimo poet laureate Tina Biello launches new poetry anthology

Nanaimo singer Raymond Salgado to appear on CTV reality TV show ‘The Launch’

Salgado will also be performing at Allison Crowe’s Tidings concert on Dec. 23

Port Alberni artist proposes salmon sculptures for city

Three-dimensional public art would model killer whale art seen on South Vancouver Island

Victoria art auction supporting jazz in the city

Proceeds from sales of donated pieces to help promote jazz in the city

‘oneTree’ exhibition features works of art made from a single 100-year-old tree

Nanaimo artist Charlie Pickard works gnome magic in group exhibit at Victoria’s Robert Bateman Centre

Island poet receives Order of B.C. for Elder Project work

Wendy Morton of Sooke honoured for helping tell Indigenous Peoples’ stories

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Christmas album years in the making for Parksville-grown singer

New album Christmas With You features many original songs

National Geographic live returns to Victoria

World-renowned adventurers tell tales on the Royal Theatre stage

Two Island school orchestras will air on CBC Olympic broadcast

Saanich’s Campus View and Arbutus schools make top-10 of CBC Canadian Music Class challenge

Premier Horgan surprises local First Nations artist, hangs print in office

Wilson Tutube’s print inspired by plastic-eating meal worms

Miniature Emily Carr display that’s big on detail makes the rounds

There’s an elephant in the room that creator hopes to display somewhere in Chemainus

Greater Victoria librarians suggest books for those on your holiday gift list

Greater Victoria Public Library branches have a wide selection for borrowers, too

  • Dec 20th, 2017

VIDEO: Will it be Lyndsey or Mikaela? Bachelor Chris Leroux now has to choose.

There have been cheers and tears, but tonight (Wednesday), the Bachelor must make a choice.

Nanaimo to remove popular park sculpture

The Frame art piece in Maffeo Sutton Park will be taken down because of structural decay.

Community theatre troupe pulls play after rape, misconduct allegations against playwright

Oceansides ECHO Players won’t perform My Old Lady, which was to be last play of season