Entertainment

‘Paw Patrol’ to be turned into first of multiple feature films

Spin Master says the animated movie will hit theatres in August 2021.

Blues and jazz icons to play in Parksville

Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley at Ground Zero

  • Feb 19, 2020

‘The Secret Garden’ opens in Qualicum Beach

First ECHO Players production of the year

Singing valentines in Parksville and Qualicum Beach fund children’s charity

The Tidesmen A Capella Chorus will deliver tunes on Feb. 14

Making jewelry by hand: DIY ring-making at Parksville’s Metal Art Studio

Valerie Harty offers jewelry-making classes, drop-in sessions in the MAC’s MakerSpace

Island MusicFest going to Bahamas to close show

Afie Jurvanen isn’t from the Bahamas. He’s a Finnish-Canadian from Barrie, Ont.…

  • Feb 11, 2020
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Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building

All that jazz: Parksville high school students gear up for ‘Chicago: High School Edition’

Ballenas Secondary performers stage slightly toned-down version of popular show

VIDEO: ‘Parasite’ wins best picture at Academy Awards

Bong Joon Ho’s satire took best director, best original screenplay and best international film

World-renowned organist to perform at Knox United in Parksville

Adam Brakel the latest in musical series at church

  • Feb 9, 2020

Netflix finally gives subscribers the ability to shut off auto-play

Company addressed the changes on its Twitter account saying: We’ve heard the feedback loud and clear’

Beachflicks announces February movie viewing in Qualicum Beach

‘Stan and Ollie’ will play at Eaglecrest Golf Course on Feb. 13

  • Feb 7, 2020

Working with intuition and a critical eye: Parksville painter’s work on display

Lois Goodnough’s female figures are full of joy and movement

Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103

The ‘Spartacus’ star and father of actor Michael Douglas was nominated for three Oscars

Jann Arden is about to be everywhere: singer announces cross-country tour

Jann Arden will embark on a 19-date Canadian tour that kicks off in St. John’s on May 7

David Suzuki and wife Tara Cullis take stage in theatrical debut

‘What You Won’t Do For Love’ to open at Push International Performing Arts Festival in New Westminster

Celtic tunes offered up at Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre

Terry Boyle and Ivonne Hernandez perform at the MAC on Friday, Feb. 7

Free ticket alert! Ticket giveaway for ECHO Players’ Secret Garden

Four sets of tickets are up for grabs during the February production

  • Feb 2, 2020