Local Entertainment

Victoria Symphony celebrates 30 years of making a splash in the harbour

Annual B.C. Day weekend staple brings classical music to the masses on Aug. 4

  • Jul 27, 2019

Yes Virginia, there is entertainment north of the Malahat

From Nanaimo Fringe to the Filberg Festival, up-Island offers several summer entertainment options

Not your average Vancouver Island Christmas crafts project

First-time Nanoose Bay carver creates eight-foot totem as a present for his wife

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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

Host of great acts coming to Providence Farm in Duncan for 35th annual Folk Fest

Stella Swanson and the Rosie Joyfuls to the Shuffle Demons: all there for you on five stages

  • Jul 24, 2019

Nanaimo is the next stop on ‘The Amazing Race Canada’

Episode will air on Tuesday, July 30 at 9 p.m. on CTV

Hatley Gardens at Royal Roads, now free to public

1,500 plants recorded in Colwood garden, including 1,000-year-old Douglas Fir

Off-the-grid West Coast Trail restaurant Chez Monique featured on film

“The story we are trying to share is of the loving haven they created and sustained for decades.”

Vancouver Island writer goes with the flow in River Tales

Crofton author documents life on the banks of the Cowichan River

Teen viral video star headlining first concert in hometown Nanaimo

Lauren Spencer-Smith, 15, has been recording new songs with Grammy-winning producer

A fashionable ode to the sea to be hosted in Victoria

Local sustainable fashion retailers to strut their stuff on Friday

Mamma Mia! smashes Chemainus Theatre Festival ticket sales record

Total expected to surpass 30,000 tickets sold before the show ends summer Island run

Iconic Victoria rock music archivist ready to pass the torch

Royal City Music Project co-founder Glenn Parfitt wants valuable cultural material preserved

Victoria car show’s ferry event a highlight for arriving hot-rodders

Thursday’s grand opening event one of several planned for Northwest Deuce Days

Views, brews and food on Gulf Islands craft beer cruise

Five day cruise from Sidney to Gulf Islands, includes chef and beer historian

Push on to establish Vancouver Island as an arts powerhouse

Island-wide conversation underway on how the arts and culture can amplify economic development

Crash Test Dummies bring their musical storytelling to Vancouver Island in August

25th anniversary of God Shuffled His Feet celebrated with concerts in Sidney, Nanaimo and Courtenay

  • Jul 15, 2019

Band brings multilingual interwar-era gangster songs to Nanaimo

Orkestar Kriminal’s newest CD has songs in Yiddish, Russian, Greek, Spanish and Pashto

Oldest log church on Vancouver Island celebrates 125th anniversary in July

London-trained Mill Bay-based opera singer to perform on July 18

Nanaimo Concert Band presents free show at Maffeo Sutton Park

Performance will feature ‘familiar and fun’ repertoire

Vancouver Island University jazz graduates win prestigious scholarship

Bassist Brock Meades and drummer Graham Villette get $2,000 Fraser MacPherson Scholarship