Jessica Skelton

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Feeling the love for ECHO Players production

Strong cast and crew present a sweet romantic comedy that isn’t syrupy at Village Theatre Feb. 12 - Mar. 1

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The T-Birds

Popular play proves high school never changes

Ballenas' Whalebone Theatre presents GREASE! Feb. 18-20 and 25-27

The T-Birds
Canada’s Ross Neilsen is playing solo these days and he’s bringing his own style of blues to Lazy Mike’s House of Music in Qualicum Beach on Feb. 9 at 8 p.m.

Ross Neilsen’s playing his own style of blues

Concert at Lazy Mike's House of Music in Qualicum Beach on Feb. 9

Canada’s Ross Neilsen is playing solo these days and he’s bringing his own style of blues to Lazy Mike’s House of Music in Qualicum Beach on Feb. 9 at 8 p.m.
OCAC gallery committee member Geri Rea

OCAC has more wall space outside of MAC for art exhibits

Exhibitions currently at Arts Cafe and Oceanside Health Centre

OCAC gallery committee member Geri Rea
Corinne James

Teeny-tiny artworks wanted for open show at TOSH

Artists each able to submit up to three pieces to show; deadline Feb. 14

Corinne James
Algis Bubnys of Pyromania Pottery shows how a pot with no home eventually meets its end. You have the chance to potentially save a not-so-perfect

Second chance to find a good home

Mistakes don’t always render pottery useless; see for yourself at Pyromania Pottery's sale in Coombs all of Feb.

Algis Bubnys of Pyromania Pottery shows how a pot with no home eventually meets its end. You have the chance to potentially save a not-so-perfect
Innovative Dance Arts’ Sarah DeVito

This show is a celebration, not competition

Innovative Dance Arts sends students to Dance Odyssey this Saturday (Feb. 7) at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo

Innovative Dance Arts’ Sarah DeVito
Gouchen Wang is one of two photographers who will exhibit at the McMillan Arts Centre in February.

Pan-Pacific photographers at the MAC in February

Watercolourist also posthumously featured in third gallery

Gouchen Wang is one of two photographers who will exhibit at the McMillan Arts Centre in February.

Showcasing alternative learning at Winchelsea Place in Parksville tonight (Thursday, Jan. 29)

School District 69 (Qualicum) is considering as plan to offer 'flexible learning opportunities'

Parksville and Qualicum Beach Seniors’ centres fundraise together

Fashion show and tea on Feb. 15 at Qualicum Beach Civic Centre to benefit Vancouver Island Compassion Dog Society

Graduation rates a concern in Qualicum school district

Superintendent Rollie Koop provides a report to the board of trustees

Portable buildings were being moved off of the former Parksville Elementary School site by truck last weekend. According to District 69 Superintendent Rollie Koop

Alternative energy program slated for Lasqueti Island

And more from School District 69 (Qualicum) board of trustees meeting this week

Portable buildings were being moved off of the former Parksville Elementary School site by truck last weekend. According to District 69 Superintendent Rollie Koop
Lorelie Shoesmith

Producing seeds is fun and ‘empowering’

Most of Sugar Shack Seeds products are cultivated from open-pollinated, non-GMO, non-hybrid plants

Lorelie Shoesmith

Two Ballenas alumni organize UWC fundraiser

Fundraiser is on Jan. 31 from 6-9 p.m. at Sea Cider organic cidery in Saanichton

Denise MacDonald

Unique prints on display at TOSH in Qualicum Beach until Jan. 31

Monotype printing requires a lot of imagination and bit bit of mess

Denise MacDonald
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Nanoose Bay couple builds tiny house

House prices and rental rates inspired them to build this 200 square-foot home

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Audiences will have more opportunities than ever to catch vaudevillian fun like this at A Night at the Palace in 2015. The show will run Feb. 20

Extra night to catch vaudeville show in Errington

Alan Micelli takes over as emcee for 11th anniversary of A Night at the Palace Feb. 20-21, and 27-28

Audiences will have more opportunities than ever to catch vaudevillian fun like this at A Night at the Palace in 2015. The show will run Feb. 20
Jacie Herbison of the Arrowsmith Potters Guild shows off some of the 19 mugs that will be given away this February. The contest is run in conjunction with Bradley’s Bistro in Parksville.

Sweet opportunity for pottery lovers in Parksville

Nineteen chances to win handmade mugs at Bradley's Bistro this Feb; also, 10% sweetheart sale at Station Gallery all month

Jacie Herbison of the Arrowsmith Potters Guild shows off some of the 19 mugs that will be given away this February. The contest is run in conjunction with Bradley’s Bistro in Parksville.
Full-time artist Christa Desjarlais beside her mixed media work Buddhavista

Christa Desjarlais explores life and self through art

Bowser-based artist has first solo show at Art's Cafe until end of January

Full-time artist Christa Desjarlais beside her mixed media work Buddhavista
The KSS Fine Arts Society has created a scholarship to honour the late Patrick Nicholson

Patrick Nicholson Memorial Scholarship launched

The scholarship will be awarded to a KSS student who is furthering a career path in a music-oriented field

The KSS Fine Arts Society has created a scholarship to honour the late Patrick Nicholson
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