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Screenshot captured from Our Hearts Dance video shot at Parksville’s Rathtrevor Beach, the Qualicum Beach Train Station and McIvor Lake. (YouTube/ Innocent Thunder Photography)

Collaborative project brings community together, offers safe platform for dancers

Shot on location in Parksville, Qualicum Beach and McIvor Lake

From left: Ingrid Chiang, bassoonist; Emma Ringrose, oboist; and Risa Tonita, pianist, will perform for TOSH’s livestreamed Music on Sunday concert series on Oct. 25. (Photo submitted)

Classical musicians play in TOSH’s Music on Sunday concert series

Ingrid Chiang, Emma Ringrose, Rista Tonita to perform

Jennifer Bate, executive director of Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat: A chat with Jennifer Bate of Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre

Podcast: Discussion includes COVID-19 issues, singing in a rock band and more

Jennifer Bate, executive director of Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre, visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Nanaimo artist Tom Shardlow will be exhibiting his B.C. landscapes at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville in November. (Photos courtesy Tom Shardlow)

Nanaimo painter brings B.C. landscapes to Parksville in first solo show

Tom Shardlow presents ‘Wild Places of B.C.’ at Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre

Nanaimo artist Tom Shardlow will be exhibiting his B.C. landscapes at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville in November. (Photos courtesy Tom Shardlow)
Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 4, 2018, left, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. on Nov. 20, 2016. Giuliani appears in a scene in the new “Borat” film. The scene, which was filmed in a New York hotel room in July, resulted in Giuliani calling police. (AP Photo)

Giuliani caught in hotel bedroom scene in new ‘Borat’ film

Trolling those close to President Donald Trump is a central theme of the new “’Borat’ film

Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif., on March 4, 2018, left, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. on Nov. 20, 2016. Giuliani appears in a scene in the new “Borat” film. The scene, which was filmed in a New York hotel room in July, resulted in Giuliani calling police. (AP Photo)
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Cathy Stewart is currently the featured artist at the Qualicum Art and Supply Gallery, through the end of October. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Artist Cathy Stewart has paintings on display at two Qualicum Beach exhibits

‘With patience and determination you can do anything’

Cathy Stewart is currently the featured artist at the Qualicum Art and Supply Gallery, through the end of October. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Nelson author launches book on Canadian environmental heroes

Jamie Bastedo’s Protectors of the Planet looks at common traits of successful activists

TOSH features Arrowsmith FCA exhibit until Dec. 17

Artists will be in Brown Gallery throughout October and November to discuss work

Cover art for Elise Boulanger's upcoming singe, Cigarettes Et Rose. Photo by Laura Baldwinson (submitted photo)

Nanaimo chamber-folk-pop Elise Boulanger releases new single

Cigarettes et Rose ‘encourages inclusivity for all people’

Cover art for Elise Boulanger's upcoming singe, Cigarettes Et Rose. Photo by Laura Baldwinson (submitted photo)

Musician pledges to support food bank during pandemic

Crissinger to perform at Parksville’s Music Cafe on Oct. 17

Netflix Canada increases prices for its monthly standard, premium plans

The company says new members who sign up will see the updated prices effective immediately

Guitarist Eddie Van Halen dead at age 65 after long battle with cancer

Rocker had formed Van Halen in the 1970s with his brother

‘Heavy hitter’ from Texas brings music to Qualicum Beach

Oceanside Folk/Roots Club hosts Jeff Plankenhorn on Oct. 9

Oceanside Community Arts Council seeks new members

OCAC started as a charitable organization in 1976

‘Saturday Night Live’ recreates debate in 46th season opener

Alec Baldwin returned to play Trump, while Jim Carrey made his feature debut as Biden.

Parksville’s Music Cafe announces lineup for October

Matinee and evening performances featured through the month

Metis pilot Teara Fraser profiled in new DC Comics graphic novel of women heroes

The Canadian pilot’s entry is titled: ‘Teara Fraser: Helping Others Soar’

Reincarnation, baby! Music-making B.C. couple celebrate ‘miracle’ pregnancy

‘I (said) to Adam, ‘I really think this is your brother reincarnated,’ Elise Estrada says