Entertainment

Port Alberni bands ‘out of the basement’ and onto an album

Two bands, products of the Alberni Valley’s school of rock, celebrate their CD debut

  • Aug 22, 2019

New ‘Matrix’ film set with Keanu Reeves and Lana Wachowski

Fourth installment to feature Reeves as Neo and Carrie-Anne Moss as Trinity

Stephen Novik takes the mic at Words on Fire in Port Alberni

Event takes place Aug. 29 at Char’s Landing

  • Aug 21, 2019

Interactive art exhibit in Port Alberni challenges stigma

‘Stigmatized’ presented by the Port Alberni Community Action Team

ARTS AROUND: Learn felting techniques at the Rollin Art Centre in Port Alberni

Saltspring Island artist Laurie Steffler will present two felting workshops

  • Aug 21, 2019
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Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher

Disney Plus to launch in Canada in November

Analysts say latest streaming service may escalate cord cutting

‘Easy Rider’ star Peter Fonda dies at 79

Actor and writer was nominated for an Oscar for co-writing the 1969 psychedelic road trip movie

VIDEO: Doc on historic Haida Gwaii totem pole-raising heads to TIFF

Old Massett totem pole raising revisited in Christopher Auchter’s documentary Now Is The Time

Annual Paint Out returns to the Alberni Valley

Free event is put on by Port Alberni’s DRAW Gallery

  • Aug 14, 2019

ARTS AROUND: Last chance to enjoy Tea on the Terrace in Port Alberni

Last two performances are Sunday, Aug. 18 and Thursday, Aug. 22

  • Aug 14, 2019

Alberni Valley cellist gives old growth forests a voice through her music

‘Cello Bride’ performs for documentary amid giant trees

ARTS AROUND: Enjoy song and ukulele at Teas on the Terrace in Port Alberni

The next Tea on the Terrace happens Thursday, Aug. 15

  • Aug 8, 2019

VIDEO: Prince Charles might have cameo in next James Bond film

‘Bond 25,’ the final film to feature Daniel Craig, coming to theatres in April 2020

Keith Urban to be back for Sunfest 2020 in Cowichan

A rainstorm Thursday didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits and Sunfest just got better from there

Port Alberni’s Five Acre Shaker first music festival in Canada to Leave No Trace

Festival will leave behind only good vibes—not garbage

  • Aug 6, 2019

Drake drops ‘Care Package’ compilation album

The project features tracks like ‘Can I’ that leaked around the release of his fourth album, ‘Views.’

ARTS AROUND: Jazz duo takes on Teas on the Terrace in Port Alberni

Dennis Olsen and Guy Langlois will perform on Aug. 8

  • Jul 31, 2019