Entertainment

Netflix hopes to spark buzz at TIFF with big stars, major awards hype

Eight Netflix films will screen at TIFF in the coming days, marking the largest number of movies the company has ever brought to the festival.

B.C. residents featured on reality TV show challenging Indigenous stereotypes

First Contact follows six Canadians as they learn the truth behind many racial stereotypes

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Guitars by Hand luthiers' show in Errington 2018
Art Battle in Qualicum Bay
RCMP Musical Ride in Nanoose Bay, 2018
Locals take part in west African dance class in Errington

Fundraiser concert in Qualicum Beach featuring country music star exceeds goal

Third Concert Under the Stars yields more than $26K for cancer charities

TIFF stresses ‘zero tolerance’ policy, plans women’s rally in #MeToo era

As the Toronto International Film Festival prepares to kick off Thursday, it’s doing so in a changed landscape .

Artists to do battle in Qualicum Bay

Local who made it to national painting competition to take on Art Battle Sept. 15

B.C. writer, former undercover officer, pens novel based on experiences

Lawrence Ricketts released his debut novel The Third Law in June.

Shawn Mendes grabs four awards, delivers big surprises at MMVAs

The pop singer picked up three other MMVAs, best pop artist and two awards voted by viewers — fan fave artist and video.

Vancouver Island artist paints with liquid thought

Gail Johnson showing in Qualicum Beach until Sept. 1

B.C. punk pioneer Randy Rampage had a ‘heart of gold’

The bassist for Vancouver’s D.O.A died at his Vancouver home earlier this month of an apparent heart attack

Robin Leach of ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ dies

He showcased a world of champagne wishes and caviar dreams in the 80’s and 90’s

VIDEO: Straight out of the Mountie’s mouth

Constable recounts his time with the Musical Ride

Realism that’s more than like a photograph

Qualicum Beach artist discusses what he’s trying to capture with realistic work

Rapper Post Malone’s jet blows 2 tires but then lands safely

Malone who hates flying praised the flight crew for their efforts

Documentary filmed in B.C. nominated in ‘Wildlife Oscars’’

Toad People is the only Canadian film to be nominated in this year’s Panda Wilderness Awards

VIDEO: Jazz greats sound off in Parksville

Concert featured Phil Dwyer music academy faculty