Entertainment

MTV launches ‘Save Our Moms’ campaign to combat mortality

Thursday’s launch of ‘Save Our Moms’ comes as Mother’s Day approaches

Headstones, Tom Cochrane, Tragically Hip members to perform at the Kingston Pen

Kingston Penitentiary closed in 2013 after the federal government deemed it outdated and too expensive

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Rock art at Parksville's beach
Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building

Disney slates Fox films, ‘Avatar’ pushed another year

James Cameron’s long-delayed ‘Avatar 2’ will now open in theatres in December 2021

Nanaimo’s Tidesmen choir present A Nod to Broadway at the Port Theatre

Program will feature Dover Bay performing arts graduate Ella Olesen

Islands Celtic Festival hits Errington Hall May 24-26

The three-day event features live music from B.C.’s top Celtic musicians

  • May 7, 2019

Award offered, then rescinded for ‘American Pie’ singer

Don McLean announced he was receiving a lifetime achievement award, but celebration was short-lived

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek’s Emmy Award comes with ovation

Trebek, 78, announced in March he has advanced pancreatic cancer

Former Parksville resident writes children’s book after apartment fire

Kelly Bontje wrote ‘The Lions are Leaping!’ after being displaced from her home

Central Island Studio Tour features artists from Parksville to Campbell River, and places in between

The seventh incarnation of Comox Valley Arts’ Central Island Studio Tour is…

  • May 3, 2019

VIDEO: Star Wars family mourns Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew

Mayhew died at his home in Texas this week. He was 74.

Drake breaks Taylor Swift’s record at Billboard Music Awards

Drake turned up the love for his mom when he picked up top artist

Maple Ridge teacher uses art to help her students overcome anxiety

Philippa Glossop teaches glass fusing, painting, drawing, sculpture with clay, hand-built ceramics, hand building, textiles, collage and armature.

Legendary bluegrass band performs Errington Hall May 11

High Bar Gang has been nominated for several Canadian music awards

  • May 2, 2019

Singer Remy Ma arrested in NYC for punching reality TV co-star

Ma served six years in jail for shooting a former friend during a dispute in 2007

‘The 410’ dramatizes drug-smuggling case involving Indo-Canadian truck drivers

The series stars woman whose truck-driver father is arrested after being caught with cocaine

Jonas Brothers to play Toronto, Vancouver on 40-city comeback tour

First tour in almost a decade will hit up Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena and Vancouver’s Rogers Arena

Obamas unveil slate of series, documentaries for Netflix

The projects are to be released over the next several years

Summer Movie Preview: Sequels galore, but original gems too

Summer at the movies has long been synonymous with blockbusters and franchise releases