Entertainment

Ry Cooder coming to Vancouver Island MusicFest

American music icon to play in Comox Valley July 14

High school artists show their work at Rollin Art Centre

The next art exhibit starts on Thursday, March 8

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Nova Scotia’s Roxeen & Dalrymple bring bluegrass to Char’s Landing

New duo making first appearance in Port Alberni

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Fred Rogers, America’s favourite neighbour, celebrated in 2018

The golden anniversary of America’s favorite neighbor is being celebrated with a PBS special next month

As ‘Black Panther’ shows, inclusion pays at the box office

At the box office, inclusion is paying — and often, it’s paying off big time

Hedley withdraws from Junos, plans to discuss ‘how we have let some people down’

Hedley was dropped by their label last week after sexual misconduct accusations

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Alberni Teens Can Rock 2018
Story of Sam Cooke
A Christmas Carol at the Belfry Theatre
Onegin fills the Belfry Theatre

‘Black Panther’ blows away box office with $192M weekend

In estimates Sunday, Disney predicted a four-day holiday weekend of $218 million domestically and a global debut of $361 million.

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announced Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, that they have separated

CBC drops Hedley’s music amid sexual misconduct allegations

CBC drops Hedley’s music from radio, streaming service after sexual misconduct allegations

Join Alberni’s Portal Players for a night full of ‘nunsense’

Find out what role Sin-City Sue plays in this sequin-studded show at the Capitol Theatre

  • Feb 9th, 2018

Island poet receives Order of B.C. for Elder Project work

Wendy Morton of Sooke honoured for helping tell Indigenous Peoples’ stories

  • Feb 7th, 2018

Arcade Fire, Jessie Reyez lead Juno nominees with four apiece

Late Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, the Arkells, Ruth B and Hedley have three nominations each

A very quirky, very Canadian obituary

Man pens own obit, says only regret was not seeing end of Coronation Street

Justin Timberlake won’t use Prince hologram at Super Bowl

The Philadelphia Eagles will take on the New England Patriots at the U.S. Bank Stadium

ADSS hosts jazz night

Concert will feature special guests the Nanaimo Musician’s Association Big Band

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Texas blues and roots singer joins Rainbow Room

Grammy-nominated singer Randy McAllister performs Feb. 7

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Two different artists show at Rollin Art Centre

Next art exhibit features the dynamic duo Naomi MacDonald and Desneige Zvonarova

  • Jan 31st, 2018

Alberni Teens Can Rock gives young musicians a place to perform

Music program expands with acoustic band, seeks new members

Do women need to ‘step up’? Grammy leader’s comment sparks debate on gender

Some have stood behind the Grammys, saying women haven’t been entirely left out