Entertainment

Academy reverses plans, will air all awards live at Oscars

All 24 categories will be shown live at the 91st Academy Awards on Feb. 24

No Center of Gravity festival in Kelowna this summer: organizers

COG organizers said the hope is to return to the Okanagan in 2020

Juno-nominated Indigenous hip-hop duo to play in Port Alberni

Snotty Nose Rez Kids will be at the Kingsway Pub on Saturday, Feb. 23

  • Feb 16, 2019
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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'

Overwatch esports league expanded and ready for the road

Overwatch League is opening its second year as it works towards becoming a truly global esports league

ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni artist hosts workshops at North Island College

Cynthia Bonesky will teach the basics of watercolours and drawing

  • Feb 13, 2019

WATCH: Frozen 2 trailer revealed

The sequel is set to hit theatres in November

Singer Kylie Fox brings bold Canadiana-folk sound to Char’s Landing

Fox brings memories of Port Alberni, storytelling to her show at Char’s

VIDEO: What’s different during an all-boys dance class

One dance studio in Williams Lake is offering its first-ever class for all boys

Rap artists and women take centre stage at Grammys

Lady Gaga and Brandi Carlile won three Grammys apiece, and former first lady Michelle Obama was a surprise guest

The Rolling Stones to play only one Canadian tour stop – and it won’t be in B.C.

Concert organizer Republic Live says they expect close to 70,000 fans will attend

Port Alberni production tells real stories of casual racism

Divided We Fall coming to ADSS and the Capitol Theatre

B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest film headed for the biggest screens

IMAX documentary narrated by Ryan Reynolds aims for student audience

Women dominated in Grammys nominations, but will they win?

This year’s nominees mark a departure from the 2018 Grammys

Grammy weekend kicks off with honour for Dolly Parton

Parton was celebrated for her musical achievements and philanthropic work

British actor Albert Finney dies at 82

Albert Finney was a rare star who managed to avoid the Hollywood limelight for more than five decades

HMV return to Canada ‘unlikely, but possible,’ new owner says

Ontario-based Sunrise Records bought 100 HMV stores across the UK

ARTS AROUND: Two Port Alberni artists featured at local gallery

Gloria Myers and Patti Dance feature “Into the Forest”

  • Feb 6, 2019

Port Alberni artists bring nature indoors at North Island College

Cynthia Bonesky, Jan Vriesen paint mural for classroom