Entertainment

Crooner classics past and present in spotlight, courtesy of Ken Lavigne

Island tenor prepares for upcoming concert tour of Let Me Be Frank!

Celebrity chefs, glitter bars, makeup artists: How music fests sweeten VIP experiences

Roxodus kicks off its inaugural four-day fest on July 11 in Clearview, Ont., outside Barrie

Prince’s memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ to be released this fall

Icon died three years ago, on April 21, from an accidental fentanyl overdose

Trudeau to be portrayed on ‘Simpsons’ episode

Toronto journalist who’s posted videos of himself doing impressions of the PM voiced him for the show

‘This Is Us’ star Chrissy Metz finds her film ‘Breakthrough’

Three years ago Chrissy Metz was perhaps the least-known of the seven original ‘This Is Us’ leads

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Port Alberni hosts highland dancers
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher

B.C.-shot Harry and Meghan movie sequel dramatizes their lives as newlyweds

W Network set the date for ‘Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal’ just as the real-life couple awaits the arrival of their first child

Alex Trebek posts new video on his cancer therapy: ‘I’m feeling good.’

He announced in a YouTube video on March 6 that he had been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

Issue is comprised of short tributes written by fellow global luminaries throughout all industries

B.C.’s ‘Captain Maniac’ has seen close to 1,000 concerts since 1964, starting with The Beatles

Longtime drummer Colin Hartridge still gets his kicks hosting an internet radio show

‘Game of Thrones’ premiere sets a viewership record for HBO

Season premiere most-watched one-day event in the history of the cable network that began in 1978

ARTS AROUND: Open call to Alberni Valley artists

Artists can apply to exhibit their artwork at the Rollin Art Centre

  • Apr 16, 2019

Favreau gives ‘Star Wars’ fans 1st look at ‘The Mandalorian’

Series will debut on the Disney-Plus streaming service on November 12

VIDEO: Port Alberni hosts highland dancers

41st annual competition took place at the Alberni Athletic Hall

Gyro Club supports young Port Alberni performers

Gyro Club of the Albernis made a donation to the Capitol Theatre

  • Apr 15, 2019

Morrissey’s first Canadian tour dates in a decade postponed due to accident

Former lead singer of The Smiths was to perform at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre on Sunday and Monday

Alberni Classical Concerts celebrates successful third season

Subscriptions for 2019-2020 season are now on sale

Disney will launch streaming service late this year

The service, called Disney Plus, has no pricing yet

Johnny Depp sues ex-wife for $50 million in defamation suit

Depp filed the lawsuit over a Washington Post op-ed she wrote about domestic violence