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The Parksville Museum is located at 1245 Island Highway E in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Museum plans summer music series

Performances on Sunday afternoons, from Aug. 7 to Sept. 4

The Parksville Museum is located at 1245 Island Highway E in Parksville. (PQB News file photo)
Nanoose Bay photographer Deborah Freeman’s work is on display as part of an ecologically-themed exhibition at the McMillan Arts Centre (MAC) in Parksville. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Nanoose Bay photographer Deborah Freeman’s work is on display as part of an ecologically-themed exhibition at the McMillan Arts Centre (MAC) in Parksville. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Qualicum Beach author Sally de la Rue Browne recently released <em>The Fairy Hollow Gold Treasure Adventure,</em> the third book in ‘The Fairy Hollow Chronicles’ series.(Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach author finishes children’s trilogy

Sally de la Rue Browne recently released The Fairy Hollow Gold Treasure Adventure

Qualicum Beach author Sally de la Rue Browne recently released <em>The Fairy Hollow Gold Treasure Adventure,</em> the third book in ‘The Fairy Hollow Chronicles’ series.(Submitted photo)
Zoey Clare’s exhibition, ‘The Colour of Longing’, will be on display at the Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach until Sept. 3. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Zoey Clare’s exhibition, ‘The Colour of Longing’, will be on display at the Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach until Sept. 3. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

TOSH exhibit in Qualicum Beach introduces cyanotypes to community

Exhibit works made with photo negatives and UV light

Zoey Clare’s exhibition, ‘The Colour of Longing’, will be on display at the Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach until Sept. 3. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Zoey Clare’s exhibition, ‘The Colour of Longing’, will be on display at the Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach until Sept. 3. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Kaimerata Chamber Music Festival will visit Parksville’s Knox United Church (345 Pym St) for two classical music performances on Aug. 2 and Aug 3. Left to right: Beth Root Sandvoss, Dan Scholz, Catherine Ordronneau, Kai Gleusteen. (Submitted photo)

Barcelona Opera Orchestra’s concert master coming to Parksville’s Knox United Church

Musicians will play works of Tchaikovsky and others Aug. 2 and Aug. 3

Kaimerata Chamber Music Festival will visit Parksville’s Knox United Church (345 Pym St) for two classical music performances on Aug. 2 and Aug 3. Left to right: Beth Root Sandvoss, Dan Scholz, Catherine Ordronneau, Kai Gleusteen. (Submitted photo)
TOSH is hosting an exhibition by an enigmatic and under-appreciated Canadian artist, Georganna Malloff, who drew inspiration from dreams, meditation and her adopted West Coast home. The exhibition is on display until Sept. 3. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

TOSH exhibit in Qualicum Beach explores work of enigmatic Canadian artist

Georganna Malloff worked under residencies for Canada Council for the Arts

TOSH is hosting an exhibition by an enigmatic and under-appreciated Canadian artist, Georganna Malloff, who drew inspiration from dreams, meditation and her adopted West Coast home. The exhibition is on display until Sept. 3. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
TOSH’s Summer Garden Music Festival will kick off at 7 p.m. on July 23 with a show by jazz duo Amanda Tossoff and Jodi Proznick. (Submitted photo)

TOSH to host summer concert series in Qualicum Beach

Festival kicks off July 23 with jazz duo

TOSH’s Summer Garden Music Festival will kick off at 7 p.m. on July 23 with a show by jazz duo Amanda Tossoff and Jodi Proznick. (Submitted photo)
Larry Stuart, left, and brother Ron Stuart during the 2017 studio tour. (PQB News File photo)

Parksville Qualicum Beach artist studio tour begins July 16

Tour runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

Larry Stuart, left, and brother Ron Stuart during the 2017 studio tour. (PQB News File photo)
Fred Dobbs, left, and Ken Abrams, right, work on a sand sculpture outside Ricky’s All Day Grill in Parksville on July 12. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
Fred Dobbs, left, and Ken Abrams, right, work on a sand sculpture outside Ricky’s All Day Grill in Parksville on July 12. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
TOSH will host an online Zoom exhibition opening Wednesday, July 13 at 2 p.m. with some of the exhibiting artists. Georganna Malloff’s paintings are shown here. (TOSH photo)

TOSH to host online exhibition opening

Zoom opening set for July 13 at 2 p.m.

TOSH will host an online Zoom exhibition opening Wednesday, July 13 at 2 p.m. with some of the exhibiting artists. Georganna Malloff’s paintings are shown here. (TOSH photo)
Parksville council approved a sponsorship request by the McMillan Arts Centre (MAC) in Parksville to support local BC Culture Days activities this fall. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville set to host 5 BC Culture Days events starting in September

Council approved a $25.9K grant to MAC to support events

Parksville council approved a sponsorship request by the McMillan Arts Centre (MAC) in Parksville to support local BC Culture Days activities this fall. (PQB News file photo)
Blue Moon Marquee will stop in Parksville on July 14 on a tour in support of the upcoming album, ‘Scream, Holler Howl’, out this September. (Lindsay Dakin photo)

Jazz musicians Blue Moon Marquee to perform at Knox United Church

Band will appear with Grammy nominee Duke Robillard on July 14

Blue Moon Marquee will stop in Parksville on July 14 on a tour in support of the upcoming album, ‘Scream, Holler Howl’, out this September. (Lindsay Dakin photo)
In addition to the Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition, the Parksville Beach Festival hosts a number of events throughout July and August. (PQB News file photo)

Full lineup of events for your 2022 Parksville Beach Festival

Event returns July 14 to Aug. 21 after 2 years off

In addition to the Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition, the Parksville Beach Festival hosts a number of events throughout July and August. (PQB News file photo)
From left: Ed Wasiak, trumpet, Andrew Clayden, trombone, Bruce Roberts, tuba, Dave Stewart, trumpet, Basil McCormick, French horn. (Submitted photo)
From left: Ed Wasiak, trumpet, Andrew Clayden, trombone, Bruce Roberts, tuba, Dave Stewart, trumpet, Basil McCormick, French horn. (Submitted photo)
Diva Dolls burlesque troupe members Nina Colada, left, and Brandi Blaze, right. (Submitted photo)
Diva Dolls burlesque troupe members Nina Colada, left, and Brandi Blaze, right. (Submitted photo)
Ballenas Secondary School graduate Juliana Cook will soon be off to the Royal Academy of Music in London with a prestigious scholarship. (Submitted photo)

Ballenas Secondary grad receives Royal Academy of Music scholarship

Juliana Cook will begin advanced studies in London this fall

Ballenas Secondary School graduate Juliana Cook will soon be off to the Royal Academy of Music in London with a prestigious scholarship. (Submitted photo)
Six-piece band Amphibious will perform at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall (644 Memorial Ave.) on July 8. (Tiago Cavalcanti photo)

Qualicum Beach Community Hall will host Brazilian music July 8

Amphibious will play 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on July 8

Six-piece band Amphibious will perform at the Qualicum Beach Community Hall (644 Memorial Ave.) on July 8. (Tiago Cavalcanti photo)
Paolo Bortolussi, left, Calvin Dyck and Mark Beaty perform along the shore of Nanaimo’s Long Lake during Vancouver Island Symphony’s Pop-Up Concert Series last year. This year’s summer series will run July 7 until Aug. 20. (Photo courtesy Vancouver Island Symphony)

Vancouver Island Symphony planning series of pop-up concerts

Pop-Up Concert Series will see four groups play six locations from July 7 until Aug. 20

Paolo Bortolussi, left, Calvin Dyck and Mark Beaty perform along the shore of Nanaimo’s Long Lake during Vancouver Island Symphony’s Pop-Up Concert Series last year. This year’s summer series will run July 7 until Aug. 20. (Photo courtesy Vancouver Island Symphony)
Jennifer Bate visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)

PODCAST: Jennifer Bate of Parksville’s MAC set for a rockin’ summer

PQBeat: Big season planned at arts centre; band ready to ‘Rock the Park’

Jennifer Bate visits the PQB News/VI Daily studios. (Peter McCully photo)
ES:MO, made up of Elizabeth Shepherd, piano and vocals, and guitarist Michael Occhipinti, will perform at TOSH’s large gallery at 7 p.m. on June 30. (Camille Gladu-Drouin photo)
ES:MO, made up of Elizabeth Shepherd, piano and vocals, and guitarist Michael Occhipinti, will perform at TOSH’s large gallery at 7 p.m. on June 30. (Camille Gladu-Drouin photo)
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