Entertainment

B.C. woman wins Instagram celebrity’s boob job contest

‘Kirill was here’ held a contest for women to win a boob job and a trip to Miami

ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni artists showcase a range of mediums

“Into the Forest” will feature everything from watercolours to quilting

  • Jan 23, 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'

B.C. animators land Oscar nominations

‘Animal Behaviour’ by Vancouver’s David Fine and Alison Snowden among several Canadians on the short list

Netflix apologizes to Lac-Megantic for using rail disaster footage in ‘Bird Box’

Netflix has refused to remove the footage from “Bird Box,” despite the appeal from Lac-Megantic’s mayor

Hollywood announces 2019 Oscar nominations

Netflix has scored its first best picture nomination, something the streaming giant has dearly sought

‘Gotti’ leads Razzie nominations, Trump up for worst actor

The nominations were announced on Monday, Jan. 21 with some movies earning up to six nominations

Netflix rejects request to remove Lac-Megantic images from ‘Bird Box’

At least two shows on Netflix’s Canadian platform briefly use actual footage of the 2013 tragedy

ARTS AROUND: Renew your Community Arts Council membership

Port Alberni gallery showcases two different painters

  • Jan 16, 2019

Carell, ‘Office’ producers reteam for ‘Space Force’ comedy

It’s about the people assigned to create a sixth branch of the armed services focused on space

Grammy-nominated album shines light on transgender pioneer

Jackie Shane, now 78, has lived a very private life since she stopped performing

Tom Lavin and the Powder Blues Band among acts to perform at Comox Valley’s Winterfest

Participating hotels offering half-price “ski & stay” packages

  • Jan 16, 2019

‘The missing link’: Canadian artists fight for cut when works are resold

Creators in many fields, such as musicians, collect royalties every time their works are used or purchased

Canadian actors push for more diversity in television, film casting

Actors say the industry began to change about five years ago, but it has accelerated in the past year and a half

Port Alberni’s Graham Villette performs for home town crowd

Jazz trio will be at Char’s Landing on Saturday, Jan. 19

Denied application forces cancellation of The Game’s Canadian tour

The required temporary residence permit was denied by the federal government

ARTS AROUND: Magic show will raise funds for Port Alberni art gallery

Murray Hatfield and Teresa don’t just do magic—they are magic

  • Jan 9, 2019

The suspense is over: Kevin Hart will not host Oscars

Hart says he’s not hosting the Oscars this year after suggesting he’d reconsider

Stan Lee’s devoted fans can mourn him at Hollywood memorial

Lee, whose co-creations include Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk and Black Panther, died Nov. 12 at age 95