Arts

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’

 

Artist Roselyn Scott and some of her work. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Qualicum Beach artist paints landscapes of Canada and Australia

Scott’s work will be on display at Qualicum Art Supply and Gallery until end of July

 

Jacksun Fryer, left and Carlow Rush, Funkanometry, performed on America’s Got Talent the night of June 7. (News Bulletin file photo)

Vancouver Island’s Funkanometry nails audition at America’s Got Talent

Two-minute audition grabs unanimous ‘yes’ from judges

 

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Youth photography exhibit on at Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre

Work by members of local Snapshots 4-H Photography Club

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The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH) in Qualicum Beach is hosting an exhibition featuring several hundred water-colour paper butterflies and other community arts projects. The work will be on display until July 2, 2022. (TOSH photo)

Butterfly exhibit on display at TOSH in Qualicum Beach

Includes student-made butterfly selfie stations

The Old School House Arts Centre (TOSH) in Qualicum Beach is hosting an exhibition featuring several hundred water-colour paper butterflies and other community arts projects. The work will be on display until July 2, 2022. (TOSH photo)
Parksville will play host to the National Storytellers of Canada conference, featuring award-winning tale-spinners like Noa Baum. (Norma Cameron photo)
Parksville will play host to the National Storytellers of Canada conference, featuring award-winning tale-spinners like Noa Baum. (Norma Cameron photo)
Realist painter Kelly Corbett will have her work on display at the Qualicum Art Supply and Gallery until the end of May. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Nanoose Bay artist looks to heal through nature in paintings of outdoor adventures

Kelly Corbett to display work at Qualicum Art Supply and Gallery until end of May

Realist painter Kelly Corbett will have her work on display at the Qualicum Art Supply and Gallery until the end of May. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The works of Tony Grove (bottom), Dawne Brandel (top right) and Patt Scrivener (top left) will be shown at the Bayside Gallery, located in the dining room of the Bayside Oceanfront Resort in Parksville, until June 30, 2022. (Submitted photos)

3 artists to exhibit their works at the Bayside Gallery in Parksville

Tony Grove, Dawne Brandel and Patt Scrivener have work on display until June 30

The works of Tony Grove (bottom), Dawne Brandel (top right) and Patt Scrivener (top left) will be shown at the Bayside Gallery, located in the dining room of the Bayside Oceanfront Resort in Parksville, until June 30, 2022. (Submitted photos)
The British Columbia Arts Council to fund artists and organizations in the Mid-Island region from more than $12.4 million in one-time funding. (Submitted photo)
The British Columbia Arts Council to fund artists and organizations in the Mid-Island region from more than $12.4 million in one-time funding. (Submitted photo)
Jesse Recalma, left, and Mathew Andreatta, right, both Musqueam and Qualicum First Nations artists, have curated the ‘Ems Syiyum’ Indigenous art exhibit that can be viewed at The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach until April 30, 2022. (Submitted photos)
Jesse Recalma, left, and Mathew Andreatta, right, both Musqueam and Qualicum First Nations artists, have curated the ‘Ems Syiyum’ Indigenous art exhibit that can be viewed at The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach until April 30, 2022. (Submitted photos)
Nanaimo painter Tom Shardlow next to his work on Feb. 7, 2020, which will be on display until the end of March at the Qualicum Art Supply and Gallery. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Nanaimo painter Tom Shardlow displays work in ongoing Qualicum Beach show

Shardlow’s art at the Qualicum Art and Supply Gallery features Canadian landscapes

Nanaimo painter Tom Shardlow next to his work on Feb. 7, 2020, which will be on display until the end of March at the Qualicum Art Supply and Gallery. (Mandy Moraes photo)
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LETTER: ECHO Players look to ensure legacy of Bard to Broadway lives on

B2B made ‘incredible contribution to the cultural life’ of Parksville Qualicum Beach

  • Feb 15, 2022
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PQBeat: Talking 2022 plans with Illana Hester of TOSH in Qualicum Beach

Podcast: Discussion includes digital initiatives, new exhibits and more

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Editorial: Bravo B2B, the PQB arts community is poorer without you

Pandemic-related issues bring down final curtain

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The Bard to Broadway Theatre Society has announced it will be dissolved. For more than two decades they have produced an array of entertaining shows. (PQB News file photo)

Pandemic-related issues mean final curtain drops for Bard to Broadway Theatre Society

Difficulties in securing enough qualified personnel prove too much

The Bard to Broadway Theatre Society has announced it will be dissolved. For more than two decades they have produced an array of entertaining shows. (PQB News file photo)
Winners for Qualicum Beach’s ‘Our Town’ photo contest, announced on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Photos, clockwise from left: Angie Ooms’s “A Tribute to Another Time”; David Cotton’s “After the Rains”; Bill Majercsik’s “Vying for Top Honours”; Vance Taylor’s “Qualicum Beach Sunset”; David Cotton’s “Snow Along the Boardwalk”; and Angie Ooms’s “Outdoor Dining”. (Submitted photos)

Winners announced for special Qualicum Beach ‘Our Town’ photo contest

More than 200 entries received from amateur and professional photographers

Winners for Qualicum Beach’s ‘Our Town’ photo contest, announced on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Photos, clockwise from left: Angie Ooms’s “A Tribute to Another Time”; David Cotton’s “After the Rains”; Bill Majercsik’s “Vying for Top Honours”; Vance Taylor’s “Qualicum Beach Sunset”; David Cotton’s “Snow Along the Boardwalk”; and Angie Ooms’s “Outdoor Dining”. (Submitted photos)
’Resilience: the power of adaptation’ is a multi-media exhibit showing at The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach until Feb. 26, 2022. As a members show, works displayed will be from artists all over central Island. (Submitted photo)

Qualicum Beach’s TOSH features new exhibit on the power of adaptation

Show featuring 37 mid-Island artists on display until Feb. 26

’Resilience: the power of adaptation’ is a multi-media exhibit showing at The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach until Feb. 26, 2022. As a members show, works displayed will be from artists all over central Island. (Submitted photo)
William Shakespeare’s First Folio, published in 1623, acquired by UBC Library. (UBC handout photo)

UBC Library gifted Shakespeare’s 1623 First Folio

The first folio, published in 1623, features 36 of 38 known Shakespeare plays

William Shakespeare’s First Folio, published in 1623, acquired by UBC Library. (UBC handout photo)
’Threads of Hope’ on exhibit at The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach until Dec. 17, 2021. (Submitted photo)

The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach hosts 2 exhibits into December

Threads of Hope features several Island Fibre Art Network artists

’Threads of Hope’ on exhibit at The Old School House Arts Centre in Qualicum Beach until Dec. 17, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Tom Cochrane and Red Rider was a headliner at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell

Study finds Vancouver Island arts sector generates $900 million annually

Vancouver Island Economic Summit presentation looks at convergence of arts and business

Tom Cochrane and Red Rider was a headliner at the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest in Courtenay. Photo by Terry Farrell