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Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams to play Vancouver Island MusicFest

Singer-songwriter has been on artistic director Doug Cox’s wish list for years

National arts competition shows range of talent across country

Victoria Arts Council hosting Salt Spring National Art Prize winners starting Jan. 10

Famed jazz/pop trumpeter Herb Alpert, vocalist Lani Hall, touch down in Victoria

Husband/wife duo join band for April 6 show at the Royal Theatre, tickets on sale now

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Drag queens rule Victoria’s Royal Theatre in January

RuPaul’s Drag Race talents lead lineups for upcoming shows, Jan. 10 and 23

  • Jan 7, 2020

Start planning your dream wedding at the 2020 Modern Wedding show

Annual wedding and events show the largest of its kind on Vancouver Island

Bringing personal stories to life: The Flame comes to the Belfry

One-night event Jan. 13 follows up a weekend storytelling workshop with Deborah Williams

  • Jan 6, 2020

Nanaimo throat cancer survivor was able to sing in first opera

Doug MacIntyre has his final checkup this month, then he’s ‘totally clear’

Chemainus author discovers his roots in research for book

Chemainus’ Masters and son visit England for a dual purpose to put historical work into perspective

B.C. child actor Jacob Tremblay helps release rehabilitated seal pups

One of the marine mammals was named Ja-cod in the young celebrity’s honour

Over the Hill Gang retires after more than 25 years of musical performances

The Gang performed at seniors centres and care homes in Ladysmith, Chemainus, Ducan and Nanaimo

VI Free Daily videographer leads Island-made film

Vancouver Island filmmakers, writer partner for feature film

Vancouver Island talent headlines new series on CraveTV

New Eden is a true crime parody about a feminist utopia that turns into an alien worshiping cult

Get ready to see the beauty in Carole King’s music and story

Beautiful, The Carole King Musical, sure to be some kind of wonderful in Victoria

  • Dec 26, 2019

Comedy provides a winter warm-up for Victoria

Snowed in Comedy Tour rolls into town for a Jan. 18 show at the Royal Theatre

Patrick Watson’s Wave ready to wash over Victoria audience

Former Polaris Music Prize winners from Montreal promoting new album on international tour

  • Dec 23, 2019

Dallas Smith, Madeline Merlo lead ‘second wave’ of artists at Sunfest 2020

Keith Urban will be joined on the big stage by a host of great acts, some well known to Sunfesters

B.C. artist plays pot riff on classic Christmas carols

‘Rudolph the Red-Eyed Reindeer,’ ‘Let it Grow’ and ‘Green Christmas’ are on Johl Chato’s holiday album

Motown magic coming to the Royal Theatre

Jan. 17 show features tribute acts representing the Four Tops, Temptations, Supremes and more

  • Dec 21, 2019

Playwright gets $2,000 and script staged in Vancouver Island drama competition

Michelle Deines won $2,000 and her play, The Night Hawks will be produced Yellow Point Drama Group