Entertainment

New choir formed for last OrganWORX performance of season

Recent Canadian work to be featured along with well-known Duruflé Requiem

Dance floor a bridge to other cultures

Adham Shaikh returning to Errington with electronic dance and traditional world music instruments

Mulroney children to act as bridesmaids-page boys at royal wedding

Ben and Jessica Mulroney’s children will be in Saturday’s royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Douglas Coupland exhibit explores dark side of plastics on B.C. shores

Renowned artist uses plastics found on Haida Gwaii in upcoming display at Vancouver Aquarium

Liberace, Beatles acts part of upcoming Vancouver Island Tribute Festival

Some surprises in store to celebrate five-year anniversary of festival

School of dance students to bring fairy-tale characters to life

QB School of Dance to perform Into the Woods Junior May 17-19

  • May 14th, 2018

Love story told in book of paintings by Bowser painter

Ken Kirkby publishes book of recent work, called the Watcher

Canada’s best news photos of the year are on display on Vancouver Island

If you love photojournalism, or even a great photograph of any kind, this is a show for you

Royal retreat of Windsor ready to party for Harry, Meghan

All roads seem to lead to Windsor Castle, a magnificent fortress perched high on a hill topped by the royal standard when the queen is in residence.

Gardeners a-buzz for MARS tour in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Couple to discuss bee benefits at garden tour May 12-13

Musical cultures combine with Constantinople ensemble in Errington

Group brings together Persian, Mandingo Kingdom musical cultures

Sooke group lends choir power to pop songs

HITS! concert bringing Adele, Ed Sheeran, Radiohead music to Qualicum Beach

Holy haute couture: Divine designs grace carpet at Met Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrated the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition

Spam and Maple Syrup only getting raunchier

Part Deux taking place May 10-13 after sell-out run last year

Qualicum Beach resident releasing second kids book

Winchelsea Chronicles return, with book launch May 8

B.C. non-fiction prize being replaced with yet-to-be-announced award program

Canadian Non-Fiction award category is being replaced with an award carrying a ‘B.C.-focussed lens’

Nobel literature prize will not be awarded this year

The prize will not be awarded due to sex-abuse allegations that have affected the public image of the Swedish Academy that selects the winner

Island tenor to bring Three Knights concert to Parksville

Ken Lavigne to perform music of sirs Webber, John and McCartney May 6

Knox Plant and Bake Sale coming up

Other arts in brief: free audition workshop, and music and the Shady Rest

  • May 3rd, 2018

Artist brings whimsy to landscapes showing in Parksville

Human element to paintings adds a touch of story: Paul Jorgensen