Entertainment

Tom Lavin and the Powder Blues Band among acts to perform at Comox Valley’s Winterfest

Participating hotels offering half-price “ski & stay” packages

  • Jan 16, 2019

‘The missing link’: Canadian artists fight for cut when works are resold

Creators in many fields, such as musicians, collect royalties every time their works are used or purchased

Saanich entrepreneurs face off against the Dragons on television

CBC segment featuring Endur Apparel business partners airs Jan. 24

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Canadian actors push for more diversity in television, film casting

Actors say the industry began to change about five years ago, but it has accelerated in the past year and a half

Nanaimo council supports borrowing $4.6M for Port Theatre expansion

City councillors pass first three readings of borrowing bylaw

Vancouver Island actress brings one-woman show ‘Shield Maiden’ to life

Gabriola writer and performer Melanie Teichroeb featured locally, and at Texas theatre festival

Fred Penner returns to Victoria next month

Penner brings his trademark message of joy and inspiration to children of all ages

Victoria embraces literacy, announces new poet laureates

John Barton and Aziza Moqia Sealey-Qaylow take on respective adult and youth roles

New Island-made film highlights the cost of wood heating

Film highlights how wood smoke is creating very real costs to people’s health

  • Jan 13, 2019

Nanaimo garden tool maker hopes to cultivate investment on Dragons’ Den

Jen Gibb turned car accident injury into opportunity to take a fresh approach to garden tool design

Parksville producer recalls days in the bush, working with First Nations, Ryan Reynolds

Byron Horner details ‘magical days’ in Great Bear Rainforest

Denied application forces cancellation of The Game’s Canadian tour

The required temporary residence permit was denied by the federal government

Belfry play taps into writer’s feelings around his Indigenous heritage

Bears takes you on a wild ride through the surreal and the real

  • Jan 10, 2019

The suspense is over: Kevin Hart will not host Oscars

Hart says he’s not hosting the Oscars this year after suggesting he’d reconsider

Stan Lee’s devoted fans can mourn him at Hollywood memorial

Lee, whose co-creations include Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk and Black Panther, died Nov. 12 at age 95

AND, ACTION! Victoria Film Festival launches 25th celebration of on-screen creativity

10-day festival brings together film lovers, filmmakers and the people who help make it happen

Snubs, surprises and a Satanic shout-out? Key Globes moments

The 2019 Globes were much less overtly activist or political than previous years

Stars returned to looks in colour on the Golden Globes carpet

Lady Gaga, always fearless, wore couture Valentino with a blue-tinged up-do to match and a drop-dead gorgeous Tiffany diamond necklace

What to watch for at this Sunday’s Golden Globes

Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg host the 76th annual awards show

  • Jan 4, 2019