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Irish rover bringing art to Parksville

Leader of The Irish Rovers to open his exhibit with music performance

VIDEO: Meet some of the Vancouver Island Tribute Festival performers

The NEWS speaks with Elvis, Liberace tribute artists and others before they go on parade

Three-for-one at Parksville studio for tour

Local artists participating in Central Island Studio Tour May 26-27

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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

Pole dancers bring disco theme for second Errington hall event

Island Talent Pole Fitness show to include national champs on June 2

Local plant artist featured in national exhibit and in Qualicum Beach

Sherry Mitchell showing in Ottawa and at The Gallery at Qualicum Art Supply

Flock of spinners holding fleece and fibre fair in Coombs

Annual event raises money for Bradley Centre, supports local producers and vendors

VIDEO: Circus comes to Parksville

One-day event includes fire eating, aerial acrobatics, comedy, more

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

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

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

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

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