Entertainment

Lee Mendelson, producer of ‘Charlie Brown Christmas,’ dies on Christmas day

Mendelson wrote the lyrics to the show’s signature song, ‘Christmas Time Is Here’

B.C. man scores touchdowns in the fashion world

Former footballer Tyson Gibson chases down a stylish career

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Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at Boston court
Raccoon scales tall building

Port Alberni prepares to ring in the new year

From family-friendly First Night to fundraising adults-only parties, find your fun for Dec. 31

ARTS AROUND: Celtic Chaos returns to Port Alberni with music, song, poetry

New performance is titled “For the Highlander”

  • Dec 24, 2019

Canadian filmmakers worry Cineplex takeover signals new hurdles ahead

International distribution agreements could squeeze out the thinning number of Canadian distributors

ARTS AROUND: Last week of Mistletoe Market at Alberni art gallery

Mistletoe Market showcases the amazing talent in the Alberni Valley

  • Dec 18, 2019

Alberni author Kris Patterson reads at holiday spoken word

Alberni Valley Words on Fire takes place Thursday, Dec. 19

VIDEO: ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ cast hits the blue carpet at world premiere

Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and even Chewbacca turn up for the debut

In reversal, Hallmark Channel to reinstate same-sex marriage ads

One of the two ads that was pulled showed two brides sharing a quick kiss

Port Alberni author Shayne Morrow holds book signing

Morrow’s true crime book is featured at Salmonberry’s at Harbour Quay

Gerry Dee talks about his dream role on ‘Family Feud Canada’

‘I want bad answers, I want funny answers I can play with it,’ Gerry Dee says

ARTS AROUND: Rollin Art Centre all decked out for the holidays

Mistletoe Market runs until Dec. 21

  • Dec 11, 2019

VIDEO: Led by ‘Marriage Story,’ Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms

Netflix flexed its muscles across all categories, just as it is girding for battle with a host of new streaming services

VIDEO: SNL skewers Trudeau’s mockery of Trump in high school cafeteria sketch

The three world leaders won’t let Trump sit at the cool kids’ table