Entertainment

Kendrick Lamar leads Grammy noms, where women make a comeback

A list of nominees in the top categories at the 2019 Grammys, including Kendrick Lamar, who is the leader with eight nominations, were announced Friday.

Society requests funding, maintenance help from city for proposed Parksville outdoor theatre

Total capital cost of project estimated at approximately $850,000

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over old tweets

Hart stepped aside just about an hour after refusing to apologize for tweets made between 2009-2011

Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ tops Golden Globes nominations

“Vice” topped all contenders Thursday, in nominations announced at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, including best picture, comedy and best actor nominations for Christian Bale.

B.C. Fortnite gamer donates $164,000 in winnings to SPCA

Kelowna online gamer Kristin Valnicek placed third at the Fortnite Pro Am Charity Tournament in L.A.

Actor-comedian Kevin Hart will host 2019 Oscars

Hart will host the 2019 Academy Awards, fulfilling a lifelong dream for the actor-comedian.

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Howie Mandel on Meghan Markle, Just For Laughs

Peter Pan musical tickets available to win

The NEWS has six pairs of tickets for ECHO Players’ holiday show to give away

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From 16th century carols to Baby It’s Cold Outside for Parksville concert

Cantando Singers performing ‘Christmas Is A Comin’ concert Dec. 8

Still Peter Pan, but with more girl power in Qualicum Beach play

ECHO’s Christmas musical includes some tweaks by director Julian Packer

From rusted to restored, new docu-series puts Shuswap on display

Classic car restoration show Rust Valley Restorers, based in Tappen, B.C., premieres Dec. 6

Margaret Atwood to write sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Publisher McClelland and Stewart says it will publish ‘The Testaments’ on Sept. 10, 2019

Parksville author dies before seeing her children’s book published

‘A beautiful final chapter in a heartbreaking but inspiring story of Jenni’s life’

Victoria Symphony’s Christmas Pops concert returning to Qualicum Beach

New conductor looks to bring unique take on well-loved classics and recent music

VIDEO: Maren Morris, Kip Moore, Terri Clark, Randy Houser, and Michael Ray join lineup for Sunfest 2019

From the first moment the music starts Thursday to the last note Sunday, Sunfest’s going to be rolling out the country

Silent movies combine with live music in Errington

Silver Screen Scoundrels performing multimedia show Nov. 30

Disney releases first look at ‘The Lion King’

Disney has released the first teaser trailer for its much anticipated live-action retelling of The Lion King.

Art through the eyes of 3 Parksville woodworkers

Fairy houses, bowls, works of art on display in Qualicum Beach

Former B.C. crime reporter pens debut children’s book

Thom Barker channels his giant dog’s phobias into theme exploring critical thinking