Entertainment

ARTS AROUND: First Nations artist Cecil Dawson featured at Alberni art gallery

Community Arts Council holds member appreciation weekend at Rollin Art Centre

  • Dec 5, 2018

Actor-comedian Kevin Hart will host 2019 Oscars

Hart will host the 2019 Academy Awards, fulfilling a lifelong dream for the actor-comedian.

Port Alberni artists Gordon Dick, Troy Rata collaborate on carving

‘Sky Dancers’, in red cedar, heads to new home in New York

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Raccoon scales tall building
Wedding a chance to focus on something 'positive': Island Royal watcher
Howie Mandel on Meghan Markle, Just For Laughs
Jason Priestley remembers Margot Kidder as being 'full of love'

B.C. Fortnite gamer donates $164,000 in winnings to SPCA

Kelowna online gamer Kristin Valnicek placed third at the Fortnite Pro Am Charity Tournament in L.A.

‘Everyone has a story to tell,’ says Qualicum storyteller

Marva K. Blackmore delivered a memoir-writing workshop in Port Alberni

From rusted to restored, new docu-series puts Shuswap on display

Classic car restoration show Rust Valley Restorers, based in Tappen, B.C., premieres Dec. 6

Songwriter Ryan McMahon returns to Char’s Landing

McMahon of Lion Bear Fox will be performing solo

  • Nov 28, 2018

Margaret Atwood to write sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Publisher McClelland and Stewart says it will publish ‘The Testaments’ on Sept. 10, 2019

ARTS AROUND: Transport yourself back in time at McLean Mill

Christmas market opens this weekend

  • Nov 28, 2018

Disney releases first look at ‘The Lion King’

Disney has released the first teaser trailer for its much anticipated live-action retelling of The Lion King.

ARTS AROUND: Mistletoe Market kicks off in December

McLean Mill, Rollin Art Centre decked out for the holidays

  • Nov 22, 2018

Former B.C. crime reporter pens debut children’s book

Thom Barker channels his giant dog’s phobias into theme exploring critical thinking

Jazz musician joins Char’s Landing

Saxophonist Ryan Oliver will also be holding a workshop at Alberni District Secondary School

  • Nov 21, 2018

B.C.’s Esi Edugyan wins $100K Giller prize for Washington Black

Edugyan won her first Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2011 for Half-Blood Blues

11th annual Magic Cottage kicks off this weekend in Port Alberni

Cottage will be open over two weekends in November

  • Nov 17, 2018

VIDEO: Stan Lee leaves posthumous message for his fans

Marvel Comics’ co-creator died on Monday at the age of 95