Arts and Entertainment

The cast of five in A Tiny Christmas Carol. From left: Emma Slipp, Jay Clift, Louise Phillips, Yasmin D’Oshun and Stephen Thakkar. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Review: Outstanding Scrooge anchors ‘Tiny Christmas Carol’ in Chemainus

Louise Phillips is an absolute delight as this iconic character

 

The Red Cod Forge in Nanoose Bay will once again host its gallery show and open house on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4. (Submitted photo)

Red Cod Forge gallery show and open house returns to Nanoose Bay

Visitors can also check out blacksmithing demostration

 

Marley’s Ghost looms behind Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Wonderheads Christmas Carol,’ a whimsical reimagining of the holiday classic touring BC theatres this December. Kate Braidwood as Scrooge, Jessica Hickman as Marley. (Photo by Daryl Turner)
Marley’s Ghost looms behind Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Wonderheads Christmas Carol,’ a whimsical reimagining of the holiday classic touring BC theatres this December. Kate Braidwood as Scrooge, Jessica Hickman as Marley. (Photo by Daryl Turner)
Russ Hamilton is the location manager for the Hallmark Christmas series 'Holidazed'. Sections of the production are being filmed in downtown Duncan. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Parts of a Hallmark Christmas series being filmed in downtown Duncan

‘Holidazed’ will be released next year

Russ Hamilton is the location manager for the Hallmark Christmas series 'Holidazed'. Sections of the production are being filmed in downtown Duncan. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Alfie Zappacosta is coming to Parksville on Nov. 26. (Submitted photo)

Alfie Zappacosta will perform at MAC in Parksville Nov. 26

Singer-songwriter will play unique blend of acoustic, smooth jazz, pop and Christmas favourites

Alfie Zappacosta is coming to Parksville on Nov. 26. (Submitted photo)
Claudia Lohmann’s geometric abstract paintings are part of the ‘Visions’ art exhibition at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Artists share ‘Visions’ exhibit at McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville

Work by Majie Lavergne and Claudia Lohmann on display until Nov. 20

Claudia Lohmann’s geometric abstract paintings are part of the ‘Visions’ art exhibition at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville. (Kevin Forsyth photo)
One of the final shows in November is ‘Ridge’. (Photo courtesy of CPAC)
One of the final shows in November is ‘Ridge’. (Photo courtesy of CPAC)
Zachary Stevenson stands out against the Chemainus murals on his return to town. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Review: ‘Dead Ringer’ is a live one for Chemainus Theatre

Tying the show’s eclectic set list together is Zachary Stevenson

Zachary Stevenson stands out against the Chemainus murals on his return to town. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Black Umfolosi, which specializes in “imbube” a cappella music, gumboot dance and Zulu dance, will visit Errington Hall on Nov. 4. (Submitted photo)
Black Umfolosi, which specializes in “imbube” a cappella music, gumboot dance and Zulu dance, will visit Errington Hall on Nov. 4. (Submitted photo)
The Diva Dolls burlesque troupe will perform at the Rod & Gun in Parksville on Oct. 29. Left to right: Josie Jaguar, Brandi Blaze, Nina Colada, Lixxy Lolly, Sapphire Star. (Submitted photo)
The Diva Dolls burlesque troupe will perform at the Rod & Gun in Parksville on Oct. 29. Left to right: Josie Jaguar, Brandi Blaze, Nina Colada, Lixxy Lolly, Sapphire Star. (Submitted photo)
Zachary Stevenson is a huge fan favourite at the Chemainus Theatre and is thrilled to be back in town again for Dead Ringer. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Dead Ringer brings out character singers in Stevenson

Chemainus Theatre the venue for Canadian debut of new show

Zachary Stevenson is a huge fan favourite at the Chemainus Theatre and is thrilled to be back in town again for Dead Ringer. (Photo by Don Bodger)
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Harrison Ford joins Captain America 4

Ford will make his first appearance as the character in ‘Captain America:…

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The Guitars by Hands Luthiers Show returns to Errington Hall on Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., after a two-year hiatus. (PQB News file photo)
The Guitars by Hands Luthiers Show returns to Errington Hall on Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., after a two-year hiatus. (PQB News file photo)
The Oceanside Classical Concerts Society (OCCS) will soon welcome Dr. Calvin Dyck as its new artistic director. (Diamonds Edge Photography photo)

Oceanside Classical Concerts Society welcomes new artistic director

Dr. Calvin Dyck will take over role from David Douglas

The Oceanside Classical Concerts Society (OCCS) will soon welcome Dr. Calvin Dyck as its new artistic director. (Diamonds Edge Photography photo)
Actor Benjamin Ayres (left) poses with Allen and Karolin at Harrison Hot Springs Resort. He stayed at the resort while filming “Long Lost Christmas” in Agassiz-Harrison for the past two weeks. (Instagram/@benjaminayres)

VIDEO: Actor Ben Ayres chats about upcoming Hallmark movie, filming in Agassiz-Harrison

Ayres stars in ‘Long Lost Christmas’, premiering Nov. 19

Actor Benjamin Ayres (left) poses with Allen and Karolin at Harrison Hot Springs Resort. He stayed at the resort while filming “Long Lost Christmas” in Agassiz-Harrison for the past two weeks. (Instagram/@benjaminayres)
Colin James plays at Nanaimos Port Theatre Sept. 27. (J. OMeara Photo)

Colin James takes ‘Open Road’ toward Vancouver Island

Musician to performs songs from Juno Award-winning new album in Nanaimo and Victoria

Colin James plays at Nanaimos Port Theatre Sept. 27. (J. OMeara Photo)
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‘SNL’ Announces First Nonbinary Cast Member

Actor and comedian has signed on to join the cast of ‘Saturday…

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Choreography and athletic artistry come together in Glory at the Chemainus Theatre until Oct. 9. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Choreography and athletic artistry come together in Glory at the Chemainus Theatre until Oct. 9. (Photo by Don Bodger)