Jessica Skelton

Patricia Dulthie-Nelson sits with some of her colourful cats

Qualicum Beach gets lighthearted felines

Fun images are more like illustrations than paintings

  • Jul 2, 2015
Patricia Dulthie-Nelson sits with some of her colourful cats
FAST TIMES AT CANADA DAY PARADE: Fast Time Grand Prix brought the need for speed to the annual Canada Day parade in Parksville yesterday. The group of drivers performed formations throughout the event

Thousands enjoy Canada Day celebrations in Parksville

For more photos from the parade, see our photo page on A25 today and visit our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/PQBNews.

  • Jul 2, 2015
FAST TIMES AT CANADA DAY PARADE: Fast Time Grand Prix brought the need for speed to the annual Canada Day parade in Parksville yesterday. The group of drivers performed formations throughout the event
Saskatchewan singer-songwriter Jeffery Straker will bring his piano-driven folk pop to the McMillan Arts Centre later this month.

Saskatchewan’s folk-pop piano man comes to Parksville

Singer-songwriter also won popularity in the Spanish-speaking world

  • Jul 2, 2015
Saskatchewan singer-songwriter Jeffery Straker will bring his piano-driven folk pop to the McMillan Arts Centre later this month.
Like the roses in her work

A never-ending practice

Teresa Knight, who paints several subjects year after year, is currently showing her work at the Gallery @ Qualicum Art Supply

  • Jun 30, 2015
Like the roses in her work
Don your best red and white and get out for some all-ages fun on July 1. The activities start in Parksville Community Park at noon.

Hours of fun ready for Parksville this Canada Day

Plenty of volunteers still needed to help out with celebrations in Community Park

  • Jun 30, 2015
Don your best red and white and get out for some all-ages fun on July 1. The activities start in Parksville Community Park at noon.
The Odds will headline the musical entertainment in Parksville on Canada Day this year. The stage will also see plenty of local and Island talent.

Classic Canadian band, The Odds, set to headline on July 1

Canada Day musical entertainment in Parksville Community Park to showcase a wider range of musical genres this year, starting at 12:30 p.m.

  • Jun 23, 2015
The Odds will headline the musical entertainment in Parksville on Canada Day this year. The stage will also see plenty of local and Island talent.
Coombs-born guitarist Jakob Rehlinger and his experimental group Moonwood will play at the NXNE festival in Toronto this week.

Coombs-born guitarist plays at North by Northeast

Jakob Rehlinger, who also own Arachnidiscs Recordings, started experimental group Moonwood on the Island as a solo musical project

  • Jun 18, 2015
Coombs-born guitarist Jakob Rehlinger and his experimental group Moonwood will play at the NXNE festival in Toronto this week.

Sp-Arts to focus only on arts

Participants of popular camp in July will act, build sets, play music and more for Western play

  • Jun 18, 2015

Singers celebrate French Canadian heritage

June 24 concert in Community Park to be last of season for Nous Chantons, which will start up again in September

  • Jun 18, 2015
Popular Canadian band Tasman Jude will play in the area twice over the next month

Reggae band, Tasman Jude, to play two local all-ages shows

First gig is at the CFC Church in Qualicum Beach on June 20; the second is on the Canada Day mainstage in Parksville on July 1

  • Jun 16, 2015
Popular Canadian band Tasman Jude will play in the area twice over the next month

Vancouver Island Opera looking for chorus members

Singers must register before rehearsals start in Craig Bay on Sat, Aug. 29; this year's production is Bellini's Norma

  • Jun 16, 2015
Richard Sales will take the place of his daughter Haley Sales for the North of Nashville concert on June 19.

Keeping music in the family

Richard Sales takes the place of daughter Hayley Sales for the North of Nashville concert on June 19

  • Jun 11, 2015
Richard Sales will take the place of his daughter Haley Sales for the North of Nashville concert on June 19.
Denis Luchyshyn

THURSDAY SPOTLIGHT: The road to fulfilling employment

Former Qualicum Beach man interviews 150 people across the country for his documentary about underemployment

  • Jun 11, 2015
Denis Luchyshyn

Sand Dollars annual square dance jamboree

Everyone welcome to join in or watch at the Bradley Centre June 12-14

  • Jun 11, 2015
The Lion The Bear The Fox played songs from their 2013 EP We’d Be Good Men and from their upcoming full-length album at a show in Errington this past March. The group will play at the Quality Resort Bayside on June 13.

The Lion The Bear The Fox return to Parksville

See details below to find out how you could win two tickets to the show, which is on June 13 at the Quality Resort Bayside at 8:30 p.m.

  • Jun 9, 2015
The Lion The Bear The Fox played songs from their 2013 EP We’d Be Good Men and from their upcoming full-length album at a show in Errington this past March. The group will play at the Quality Resort Bayside on June 13.
One-year-old Jack Moon takes his first pony ride offered by Tiger Lily Farms with mom

Coombs Community Picnic celebrates 25 years

Plenty of old-fashioned family fun at free community event hosted at French Creek Community School on June 12 5:30-7:30 p.m.

  • Jun 4, 2015
One-year-old Jack Moon takes his first pony ride offered by Tiger Lily Farms with mom
Craig McNeil

DJ company diversifies into party games

Drop the Needle Entertainment looks to fill in slow times between Christmas and wedding party seasons in Parksville area

  • Jun 4, 2015
Craig McNeil
Jazz vocalist Jennifer Scott

Popular jazz trio returns to MAC

Jennifer Scott to play June 12 at 7 p.m.; last year's show sold out

  • Jun 4, 2015
Jazz vocalist Jennifer Scott

A new twist on annual FCA show at The Old School House Arts Centre

Exhibit in Qualicum Beach June 8-27; winners to be announced at the opening reception June 10

  • Jun 4, 2015
Soprano Skye Donald will perform a collection of songs from Arie Antiche

Local singer showcases antique arias

Artist offering low cost tickets for local singing students for concert at St. Stephen’s in Qualicum Beach June 20 at 3 p.m.

  • Jun 4, 2015
Soprano Skye Donald will perform a collection of songs from Arie Antiche