Entertainment

Port Alberni’s DRAW Gallery re-opens to public

Our Creative Nature exhibit runs until June 26

Bar brings back live music as B.C.’s top doc warns singing spreads COVID-19

‘The hardest part is reminding people that they can’t dance, which isn’t easy,’ pub operator says

ARTS AROUND: Summer workshops set for Rollin Art Centre

Workshops will be held outside to follow social distancing guidelines

  • Jun 15, 2020
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ShowBiz Minute: Efron, Gilbert, Box Office
Stranger Things 3 breaks record on Netflix
Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building

ARTS AROUND: Virtual exhibit opens at Rollin Art Centre

Miroslava Gojdova’s art on display

  • Jun 10, 2020

VIDEO: Country stars release song in memory of Capt. Casey, who died in Snowbirds crash

Brian John Harwood and Dustin Bird co-wrote the track, which features 18 Canadian country artists

Virtual road trip brings Vancouver writers to Port Alberni

Bill Arnott and Frances Sullivan will be the featured readers at Alberni Valley Words on Fire

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre garden opening June 16

Virtual art exhibits and gift shop to come

  • Jun 3, 2020

Bateman program encourages people to sketch outside, connect with nature

#MyNatureSketch initiative encourages Canadians to become ‘bright-eyed three year olds’

Drive-in movie coming to Port Alberni

Event limited to 50 vehicles due to COVID-19

ARTS AROUND: Giant Book Sale has new date, new location

Book sale will take place in November at Alberni Athletic Hall

  • May 24, 2020

Canadian stars to appear in ‘Unsinkable Youth’ to support Kids Help Phone

The one-hour program is intended to send a message of hope and gratitude

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre gardens opening in June

The gallery and gift shop will remain closed to the public

  • May 20, 2020

Young photographer captures small town life during a pandemic

Alexis Kelly has been documenting the COVID-19 changes in the Alberni Valley

‘Don’t expect justice or fairness’: B.C. author wins prize for book on sexism in military school

Kate Armstrong’s debut book The Stone Frigate has been shortlisted for a national writing award

‘Mad Men’ star Jon Hamm gives a shout out to B.C. city in very Canadian video

Jon Hamm’s short video posted May 14 mentions Chilliwack as part of SkipTheDishes fundraiser campaign

Rollin Art Centre to host virtual summer arts programs for kids

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rollin Art Centre is going virtual

  • May 13, 2020

Artist Ali Spence finds freedom to paint in adopted Vancouver Island home

Spence is one of several artists whose work is showing online at DRAW Gallery