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The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. Chesapeake Shores film crew will be on location from May 17 until May 19, 2021. (PQB News file photo)

‘Chesapeake Shores’ to film at Parksville Civic and Technology Centre starting May 17

Public parking limited on Jensen Avenue and Craig Street during filming

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. Chesapeake Shores film crew will be on location from May 17 until May 19, 2021. (PQB News file photo)
Richard Alm next to two of his pieces for June’s exhibit ‘Spatialist Nouveau: the rise of structured canvas in the art world’ at the McMillan Arts Centre. (submitted photo)
Richard Alm next to two of his pieces for June’s exhibit ‘Spatialist Nouveau: the rise of structured canvas in the art world’ at the McMillan Arts Centre. (submitted photo)
Artist Sarah Boileau in her home studio on Monday, May 10, 2021. Boileau’s work will be on display at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville through May 30. (Submitted photo)
Artist Sarah Boileau in her home studio on Monday, May 10, 2021. Boileau’s work will be on display at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville through May 30. (Submitted photo)
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Musqueam and Qualicum First Nations artist, Mathew Andreatta, next to several of his ongoing projects, including carvings and illustrations. (Submitted photo)
Musqueam and Qualicum First Nations artist, Mathew Andreatta, next to several of his ongoing projects, including carvings and illustrations. (Submitted photo)
Karen Golden will portray Ann Landers in the ECHO Players digital production of ‘The Lady With All The Answers’ by David Rambo. Show dates will be May 7, 8 and 9, at 7:30 p.m., and tickets can be purchased online starting April 14. (Submitted photo)

Win tickets to the ECHO Players rendition of ‘The Lady With All the Answers’

Names to be submitted via email by no later than May 3 at 5 p.m.

Karen Golden will portray Ann Landers in the ECHO Players digital production of ‘The Lady With All The Answers’ by David Rambo. Show dates will be May 7, 8 and 9, at 7:30 p.m., and tickets can be purchased online starting April 14. (Submitted photo)
Bowser artist Lynda Hyndman stands with different series of her work currently on display at the Qualicum Art Supply and Gallery until approximately the end of May. Nature and mythology play an integral part of Hyndman’s process, acting both as a muse and subject matter. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Bowser artist looks to bridge the gap between humanity and nature in her work

Lynda Hyndman’s work to be on display at the Qualicum Art and Supply Gallery until end of May

Bowser artist Lynda Hyndman stands with different series of her work currently on display at the Qualicum Art Supply and Gallery until approximately the end of May. Nature and mythology play an integral part of Hyndman’s process, acting both as a muse and subject matter. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Eden Robinson behind the scenes while filming ‘Monkey Beach’ in September 2020. (VIFF Media)
Eden Robinson behind the scenes while filming ‘Monkey Beach’ in September 2020. (VIFF Media)
Cast and crew of the Hallmark Channel series ‘Chesapeake Shores’ as they film at Parksville beach on April 15, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Fifth season of ‘Chesapeake Shores’ looks to showcase Parksville Qualicum Beach region

Executive producer: ‘We’re really excited for the fans to experience the fifth season’

Cast and crew of the Hallmark Channel series ‘Chesapeake Shores’ as they film at Parksville beach on April 15, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The cast from ‘Chesapeake Shores’ pose for a photo in season three, filmed in 2018, of the hit Hallmark series. The cast and crew are now back in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area shooting season five. (Submitted photo)
The cast from ‘Chesapeake Shores’ pose for a photo in season three, filmed in 2018, of the hit Hallmark series. The cast and crew are now back in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area shooting season five. (Submitted photo)
Vice president of the Oceanside Classical Concerts Society, Joseph Straka. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Vice president of the Oceanside Classical Concerts Society, Joseph Straka. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Susan White at her home studio in French Creek. Her work will be juried by senior members of the FCA during the organization’s exhibit at the MAC this month. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Susan White at her home studio in French Creek. Her work will be juried by senior members of the FCA during the organization’s exhibit at the MAC this month. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Karen Golden will portray Ann Landers in the ECHO Players digital production of ‘The Lady With All The Answers’ by David Rambo. Show dates will be May 7, 8 and 9, at 7:30 p.m., and tickets can be purchased online starting April 14. (Submitted photo)
Karen Golden will portray Ann Landers in the ECHO Players digital production of ‘The Lady With All The Answers’ by David Rambo. Show dates will be May 7, 8 and 9, at 7:30 p.m., and tickets can be purchased online starting April 14. (Submitted photo)
’Crimes of the Heart’ is one of the plays Bard to Broadway plans to feature this season. (Submitted photo)
’Crimes of the Heart’ is one of the plays Bard to Broadway plans to feature this season. (Submitted photo)
The show winner Gloria Ainsworth Mount’s work titled “Islander Dahlia” for the 2020 spring exhibit. The Spring Juried Exhibition for 2021 will showcase at the McMillan Arts Centre from April 6 until May 2. (Submitted photo)
The show winner Gloria Ainsworth Mount’s work titled “Islander Dahlia” for the 2020 spring exhibit. The Spring Juried Exhibition for 2021 will showcase at the McMillan Arts Centre from April 6 until May 2. (Submitted photo)
Former Kwalikum Secondary student Harrison Houde directed and produced a new series, Stories of Kindness. (Submitted photo)
Former Kwalikum Secondary student Harrison Houde directed and produced a new series, Stories of Kindness. (Submitted photo)
Alan Tudyk stars as Alien Harry Vanderspeigel in the new series Resident Alien (Photo by: James Dittinger/SYFY)

‘Resident Alien’ plans to return to Ladysmith for season 2

Show runner Chris Sheridan says the hit SYFY series will return to film season two in Ladysmith

Alan Tudyk stars as Alien Harry Vanderspeigel in the new series Resident Alien (Photo by: James Dittinger/SYFY)
Author Des Davidge with his first book, ‘Along The Shore And Through The Trees’, on Thursday, March 18, 2021. It depicts Davidgeas own memoirs and those of his late wife, whose father spent more than three decades maintaining a telegraph line. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Qualicum Beach author tells unique tale of a shared history, decades apart

Two lives connected by a telegraph line along the coast of Vancouver Island

Author Des Davidge with his first book, ‘Along The Shore And Through The Trees’, on Thursday, March 18, 2021. It depicts Davidgeas own memoirs and those of his late wife, whose father spent more than three decades maintaining a telegraph line. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Paramount Pictures announced that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 will be released April 8, 2022. (Paramount Pictures/YouTube photo)

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 won’t return to film on Vancouver Island

The first Sonic movie was filmed in Ladysmith and other Vancouver Island locations

Paramount Pictures announced that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 will be released April 8, 2022. (Paramount Pictures/YouTube photo)
Lloyd Major, left, and Judy Maxwell at the Qualicum Arts Supply and Gallery, located at 206 First Ave West in Qualicum Beach, on March 11, 2021. Both Major and Maxwell will have their work displayed at the gallery until the end of March. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Lloyd Major, left, and Judy Maxwell at the Qualicum Arts Supply and Gallery, located at 206 First Ave West in Qualicum Beach, on March 11, 2021. Both Major and Maxwell will have their work displayed at the gallery until the end of March. (Mandy Moraes photo)