Arts and Entertainment

Dinner shows in the Playbill Dining Room are keeping the Chemainus Theatre going during the pandemic. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Dinner events satisfying for the Chemainus Theatre and patrons

Small groups enjoy entertainment and the food in the Playbill Dining Room

 

Lee Porteous will be one of the performers at the Duncan Showroom’s storytelling event later this month. (Photo Submitted)

Duncan Showroom hosts storytellers series

Monthly shows will be broadcast live on YouTube

 

Neon Dreams and Chantal Kreviazuk test waters of multi-province concert tours

Contact tracing will be in effect, according to websites for several of the venues, and masks will be mandatory

Duncan’s Big Stick lights up red to signal COVID’s devastation of the arts

“COVID-19 has been truly devastating to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre”

  • Sep 23, 2020

Filmmakers relying on virtual world to build buzz at Toronto film festival

TIFF’s 45th edition runs Sept. 10-19 with a mix of digital and socially distanced physical screenings

Big September coming up for the arts in Cowichan

Previewing a few of the things coming up this month just north of the Malahat

Victoria Arts Council presents STANZAS

New city-wide project investigating the overlap of literary and visual arts

  • Sep 5, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan sign production deal with Netflix

Prince Harry and Meghan have signed a deal to produce nature series, documentaries and children’s programming

Vancouver Island theatre reinvents live performances with hybrid model

Small audience and livestreaming are how Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre will get through pandemic

Follow Oak Bay prof for all-dressed, gong show list of Canadianisms

Linguistic researcher shares etymology of Canadian terms

Documentary on legendary Chief Tzouhalem to be filmed in Cowichan

Film by Indigenous-operated Drama Camp Productions and Victoria’s Less Bland Productions

The puppets are back!

The Museum at Campbell River will have virtual puppet shows this summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Yukon poet kjmunro headlines Port Alberni’s virtual Words on Fire

Monthly spoken word event continues virtually at Char’s Landing

Vic Theatre reopens for in-person screenings

Theatre features travel-themed film series with limited seating

Qualicum Beach author releases latest novel ‘No Right Thing’

Langston uses local backdrop as setting for 21st story for young adults

Former Island ballet student Chelsea Preston earns lead role at prestigious Stratford Festival

Being cast in ‘Chicago’ is ‘very much a dream come true’

  • Apr 26, 2020